In My Mailbox: 1/10/09

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 has been a bit overwhelming for me with personal matters but my blog gives me a bit of distraction to keep my sane. I did receive some nice items. Please click on book covers for a detailed description

WISH by Alexandra Bullen
for review from Scholastic

For brokenhearted Olivia Larsen, nothing can change the fact that her twin sister, Violet, is gone--until a mysterious, beautiful gown arrives on her doorstep. The dress doesn't just look magical; it is magical. It has the power to grant her one wish, and the only thing Olivia wants is her sister back.

I also recieved a nice swag pack from Anastasia Hopcus filled with book markers and goodies. Yeay!

So, that was IMM for this week what is yours?

13 comments on "In My Mailbox: 1/10/09"

Just Your Typical Book Blog wrote: January 9, 2010 at 9:05 PM

This one looks good! Enjoy :)


Sara wrote: January 9, 2010 at 9:57 PM

I've been hearing about WISH... hope you like it.

BTW, I stole your image of RAISED BY WOLVES. I hope that's okay. If it isn't, please let me know! :)


Bookalicious Ramblings wrote: January 10, 2010 at 2:37 AM

I've just finished Wish like last week (my review here) and I loved it! I hope you enjoy it too! :)
ps: Hope things work out for you. :)


So Many Books, So Little Time wrote: January 10, 2010 at 3:58 AM

I really want to read this. It sounds brilliant! Hope you enjoy it!


RaĆ­la wrote: January 10, 2010 at 5:01 AM

This book summary sounded cute to me. Hope you LOVE it, because I wanna read as well.


~The Book Pixie wrote: January 10, 2010 at 5:47 AM

This one is on my wishlist. It sounds good and I just love the cover. Enjoy. :D

~Briana


Stephanie aka The Stark Raving Bibliophile wrote: January 10, 2010 at 8:08 AM

This looks like a great read, though heartwrenching. Enjoy!

My post is here: When the Apocalypse Comes Nobody's Going to Be Punctuating


Book Crazy Jenn wrote: January 10, 2010 at 10:40 AM

Wish looks awesome - I cant wait to hear what you think!!


Laura (The Bookie Bunch) wrote: January 10, 2010 at 1:24 PM

Great book! Love the cover!

Here's what I got this week: http://bookielaura.blogspot.com/2010/01/in-my-mailbox-11010.html

Take care! :D


Faye wrote: January 10, 2010 at 2:48 PM

Wish and Swag! I really want 2 read Wish.
Happy reading!


Rebecca wrote: January 10, 2010 at 9:55 PM

Wish sounds really interesting. Hope you enjoy reading it.


Alayne wrote: January 11, 2010 at 5:38 AM

Only one for me too.
Alayne - The Crowded Leaf.


Liviania wrote: January 12, 2010 at 3:36 PM

That's a gorgeous cover.


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