In My Mailbox: 11/15/09

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

Hey There everyone!! Happy Sunday and I hope everyone is having a good weekend. I am out on streets of L.A. keeping my place in line for the New Moon Premiere. Day 2 and one more to go. Woot!!



Forbidden Sea by Sheila A. Nielson Gorgeous Cover
After Ever After by Jordan Sonnenblick Looks Good
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl B E A U T I F U L!!! so pretty I LOVE IT.
Brisinger (Deluxe Edition) by Christopher Paolini
Aragon's Guide to Alagaesia by Christopher Paolini

11 comments on "In My Mailbox: 11/15/09"

Jessica Kennedy wrote: November 14, 2009 at 9:08 PM

:) I finished Beautiful Creatures today. :) It was very good.


iluvhersheys_andbooks wrote: November 14, 2009 at 9:21 PM

Im gonna have to check out the cover of Forbidden Sea, it sounds good. Happy reading with all your books.
Chioma


Rebecca wrote: November 14, 2009 at 10:29 PM

Ooh great books you got this week. They all look fabulous. Hope you enjoy reading all your books.


1inseveralbillion wrote: November 14, 2009 at 11:37 PM

The book beautiful creatures is gorgeous! So shiny and purple-h!!


Thao wrote: November 15, 2009 at 1:06 AM

I agree. After Ever After looks so great.


So Many Books, So Little Time wrote: November 15, 2009 at 3:34 AM

I really want to read Beautiful Creatures and so jealous of you going to the New Moon premiere!


PolishOutlander wrote: November 15, 2009 at 8:21 AM

Oh yay, Forbidden Sea. Can't wait for that to come out. Great books! Happy reading :)


Faye wrote: November 15, 2009 at 1:48 PM

awesome books! everybody has BC!! i'm soo jealous lol. Happy reading!!


Bookgeek wrote: November 17, 2009 at 9:47 PM

I'm just reading Beautiful Creatures and loving it. Can't wait to see your photos from LA


Lea wrote: November 22, 2009 at 11:19 AM

Wow! Great books this week for you! Happy reading!


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APRIL

LAINI TAYLOR
Books Inc. At Alameda Free Library
Tuesday, April 15 @ 7pm

MATTHEW JOBIN

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Friday, April 18 @ 7pm

Not Your Mother's Actual Book Club
Books Inc. in Palo Alto
FREAK BOY by Kristin Elizabeth Clark
Monday, April 21 @ 6pm

ANDREA CREMER

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, April 23 @ 7pm

ANDREA CREMER
Rakestraw Books in Danville
Thursday, April 24 @ 7pm

JENNY LUNDQUIST
Face in a book in El Dorado
Friday, April 25 time TBA

MAY

JENNY HAN & MORGAN MATSON
Book Passage in Corte Madera
Monday, May 6 @ 6pm

JILIAN TAMAKI

Copperfields in Petaluma
Wednesday, May 7 @ 3pm

JENNIFER DONNELLY
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, May 8 @ 7pm

KENNETH OPPEL

Copperfield's in Petaluma
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

STORY CRUSH TOUR
KIERA CASS, KEVIN EMERSON and AMANDA MACIEL

Books Inc. in Palo Alto
Wednesday, May 21 @ 7pm

KENNETH OPPEL

Hicklebee's in San Jose
Wednesday, May 21 @ 7pm

NINA LACOUR
Diesel Bookstore in Oakland
Thursday, May 22 @ 7pm

KENNETH OPPEL
Reading Bug in San Carlos
Thursday, May 22 @ 7pm

BRANDY COLBERT and STEPHANIE KUEHN
Mrs. Dalloway's in Berkeley
Saturday, May 31 @ 7:30pm

JUNE

FIERCE READS TOUR 2014
Leigh Bardugo, Ava Dellaria, Emmy Laybourne, Jennifer Malhieu
Book Passage in San Francisco
Wednesday, June 18 TIME TBA

JULY

Not YA but a favorite author of mine
DEBORAH HARKNESS
Books Inc. Palo Alto
Tuesday, July 29 @ 7pm

DEBORAH HARKNESS-THE BOOK OF LIFE
Book Passage in San Francisco
Wednesday, July 30 @ 12:30pm

DEBORAH HARKNESS

Copperfield's Petaluma
Wednesday, July 30 @ 7pm

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