In My Mailbox: 7/5/09

In My Mailbox lets you peek into the contents of my mailbox on a weekly basis. I am listing all the lovely books that I have aquired this week. If you would like to participate and have your own “In My Mailbox” post, you can find more information here on the Story Siren's blog, where it all began..(This post was inspired by Alea of Pop Culture Junkie.)

This week I recieved some very good books.

The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima (ARC)

Reading level: Young Adult
Hardcover: 512 pages
Publisher: Hyperion Book CH (October 13, 2009)

This book seems very interesting.

Deadly Little Lies by Laurie Stolarz (ARC)

Reading level: Ages 9-12
Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: Hyperion Book CH (November 10, 2009)

Sign Up for her newsletter HERE

This book...ohhhh I will have to read it in the light of day.

Blue Moon by Alyson Noel

Reading level: Young Adult
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin; 1 edition (July 7, 2009)

Join her mailing list HERE

I am soo excited that I found this today in the book store :)

I also recieved some duplicates that will benifit others so keep an eye out for them of:
ASH by Malinda Lo (contest next month)
Coffeehouse Angel by Suzanne Selfors (contest next month)
Demon Princess by Michelle Rowen (contest next month)

22 comments on "In My Mailbox: 7/5/09"

Diana Dang wrote: July 4, 2009 at 9:33 PM

Great batch! Happy reading!

katie wrote: July 4, 2009 at 9:39 PM

You got so many great books. If you decide you don't want to hold a contest for Ash I would be happy to take that off your hands. =] I want to read it so bad. Other than that Deadly Little Lies definitely sounds like one that might be a little creepier. Enjoy!

Reverie wrote: July 4, 2009 at 9:39 PM

I AM SOOOO stoked ot read BLue Moon too!!!

Kristen wrote: July 4, 2009 at 9:49 PM

Great books! I have a copy of Blue Moon at home right now, I really need to finish some other books before I dive in though. I can't wait for your contests! :)

Enjoy your books this week!

Carrie wrote: July 4, 2009 at 10:20 PM

Awesome books. I need to read that Chima series. I've heard nothing but good things about it. Enjoy!!!

Rebecca Herman wrote: July 4, 2009 at 11:01 PM

Great books, enjoy!

So Many Books, So Little Time wrote: July 5, 2009 at 1:29 AM

You had a great week! I'm insanely jealous!

ZAC wrote: July 5, 2009 at 2:50 AM

I've been meaning to read the Immortals books. I need to catch up!

Adele wrote: July 5, 2009 at 5:03 AM

Deadly LIttle Lies looks great to me if only for the red umbrella! Great little haul you have there. I'd be excited about Blue Moon but I wasn't all that impressed with it's predecessor. Happy reading.

Jacqueline C wrote: July 5, 2009 at 5:22 AM

Great stuff! How is the Touch series? Here's my mailbox post

Melissa wrote: July 5, 2009 at 5:30 AM

Wow, great books this week! Hope you enjoy them, I look forward to your reviews!!

Lizzy wrote: July 5, 2009 at 9:38 AM

The cover for Deadly Little Lies is really cool. I never seem to find books on the shelves early, which is a little upsetting (it makes me feel unlucky haha). Happy reading!

Elise wrote: July 5, 2009 at 9:43 AM

Great week. The Demon King looks interesting, I'll have to go see what it's about. Enjoy your books!

The Story Siren wrote: July 5, 2009 at 9:52 AM

yay! great book week! i really need to read cinda's series! happy reading!

Just Your Typical Book Blog wrote: July 5, 2009 at 10:32 AM

Great week! Happy Reading =D!


lifeafterjane wrote: July 5, 2009 at 10:59 AM

Reading Blue Moon now! I can't believe it's finally here!
I love the cover for the Demon King.

MarjoleinBookBlog wrote: July 5, 2009 at 12:08 PM

great books, enjoy!

Bookgeek wrote: July 5, 2009 at 6:35 PM

You have a good book fairy. Have a good trip. And enjoy your books.

Rebecca wrote: July 6, 2009 at 2:33 AM

Great books you got this week, you are soooo lucky to get Blue Moon. Enjoy.

Callie wrote: July 6, 2009 at 9:53 AM

Blue Moon looks fantastic. As does the repeats you got.

Katie wrote: July 6, 2009 at 9:05 PM

I literally let out a gasp when I saw that you have "Deadly Little Lies." A gasp! My sister was concerned for me. I hope that it's amazing and that you enjoy it!

Happy reading!

Rebecca :) wrote: July 11, 2009 at 9:53 PM

I like the cover for Deadly Little Lies. Enjoy reading!

Post a Comment

I would love to see what you have to say :)

“Reading is everything. Reading makes me feel like I've accomplished something, learned something, become a better person. Reading makes me smarter. Reading gives me something to talk about later on. Reading is the unbelievably healthy way my attention deficit disorder medicates itself. Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape; it's a way to make contact with reality after a day of making things up, and it's a way of making contact with someone else's imagination after a day that's all too real. Reading is grist. Reading is bliss.”

Nora Ephron, I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman

Tales of a Ravenous Reader

My Photo
Hello, and thank you for stopping by. This is my little haven for talking about the books that I adore.

Grab My Button

Email Twitter RSS Feed

Contact Me

I am an avid reader from Northern California and if you are a publisher and would like to have your YOUNG or NEW ADULT book reviewed, please email me. I accept ARCs, as well as books that have already been released. I am also more than happy to do author interviews, guest posts, and contests to promote your book as long as they are in the Young and New Adult genre. Please check my review policy prior to sending me an email, thank you. curlyshoe(at)gmail(dot)com

2015 Reading Challenge

2015 Reading Challenge
nancy has read 1 book toward her goal of 150 books.

@ravenousreader on INSTAGRAM

Upcoming YA Bay Area Book Events

I have compiled all the SF, bay area YA events in this section. If you know of any events that I have failed to post, please let me know. Also, please keep in mind that some events may change and it is always best to verify any event prior to attendance.


Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, October 14 @ 7pm

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, October 15 @ 7pm

Copperfield's in Santa Rosa
Friday, October 16 @ 4pm

A Great Good Place for Books in Montclair Village
Tuesday, October 20 @ 7pm

A Great Good Place for Books in Montclair Village
Wednesday, October 21 @ 7pm


Diesel in Oakland
Thursday, October 22 @ 6:30pm

A Great Good Place for Books in Montclair
Sunday, October 25 @ 4pm

The Reading Bug in San Carlos
Tuesday, October 27 @ 6:30pm
Get your tickets HERE

Call or stop by your local Books Inc. to purchase your ticket
Books inc. at the Grand Lake Theater
Wednesday, October 28 @ 6pm

Book Passage in San Francisco
Wednesday, October 28 @ 6pm

Book Passage sponsored must purchase tickets
Thursday, October 29 @ 7pm


Books Inc. Opera Plaza
Tuesday, November 3 @ 7pm

Hicklebee's in San Jose
Friday, November 6 @ 7pm

Towne Center Books in Pleasanton
Saturday, November 7 @ 4pm

Books Inc. Opera Plaza
Sunday, November 15 @ 5pm
Get your tickets HERE

...and lots more events are coming. I am so excited but cannot share them yet :) Stay Tuned!!

What I am Reading Now

and this too.....

Book Tour Host

Book Tour Host

Book Tour Host

Follow by Email


Rating System

♥♥♥♥♥ Love it! A must read

♥♥♥♥ Great, give it a try

♥♥♥ Okay, a decent read

♥♥ Meh, read at your own risk

Would not recommend

DNF=Did Not Finish

Blog Archive

Blog Stats

Blog Designer