In My Mailbox: 2/7/2010

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 produced many surprises and I am very happy. I will be hosting a contest for Where Nina Lies in the future and three lucky winners will win a copy. Stay tuned. What was in your mailbox this week?


AFTER by Kristin Harmel (for review)

TOKEN OF DARKNESS by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes (for review)

Getting REVENGE by Lauren Wood (for review)

WHEREVER NINA LIES by Lynn Weingarten (for review)

DON'T FORGET MY CONTEST FOR MY SOUL TO SAVE ENDS MONDAY AT MIDNIGHT

27 comments on "In My Mailbox: 2/7/2010"

Bookworm wrote: February 6, 2010 at 6:50 PM

After looks great--I can't wait to see what you think of it! Enjoy! (:


Michelle wrote: February 6, 2010 at 7:11 PM

Getting Revenge On Lauren Wood is soo good. It has a great and fun plot. I haven't seen many reviews for After so I'm looking froward to reading yours. :)As always, Enjoy!


Sheila (Bookjourney) wrote: February 6, 2010 at 8:41 PM

Ooh Token Of Darkness looks really good! Enjoy your reading week!


inthehammockblog wrote: February 6, 2010 at 9:18 PM

Whereever Nina Lies looks really interesting! Enjoy!


Laura (The Bookie Bunch) wrote: February 6, 2010 at 9:23 PM

Lots of good books! Token of Darkness has a lovely cover!

Here's what I got this week: http://bookielaura.blogspot.com/2010/02/in-my-mailbox-2-6-10.html

Have a nice week!


Corrine wrote: February 6, 2010 at 9:29 PM

Lots of good books this week! I've got some of them on my tbr list too. Hope you enjoy them all! :)


Holly wrote: February 6, 2010 at 9:50 PM

Getting Revenge on Lauren Wood looks really good, enjoy!

Check out my mailbox for the week :)


Rebecca wrote: February 7, 2010 at 2:04 AM

Great books you got this week. Wherever Nina Lies looks really good. Hope you enjoy reading all your books.


So Many Books, So Little Time wrote: February 7, 2010 at 2:43 AM

I'm really eager to read Getting Revenge on Lauren Wood as it sounds brilliant. Happy reading!


Book Chick City wrote: February 7, 2010 at 3:27 AM

Ooh Token of Darkness looks interesting. Happy Reading! :)


Emily wrote: February 7, 2010 at 6:51 AM

Great books this week! Token of Darkness looks especially interesting. Happy reading!

Emily
What Book is That?


The Story Siren wrote: February 7, 2010 at 7:00 AM

oh i got one of those too! they all look great! token of darkness... lurve the cover! happy reading!


Kathy Martin wrote: February 7, 2010 at 7:18 AM

Nice books! I haven't read anything by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes for a while and will have to look for this. I'm waiting for Wherever Nina Lies. It should soon be in my mailbox too. Happy reading!


Milka wrote: February 7, 2010 at 8:06 AM

You got very interesting looking book this week! Happy reading!


Lea wrote: February 7, 2010 at 8:33 AM

Awesome books! Getting Revenge is a fun read :)

Hope you enjoy them all!


Stephanie aka The Stark Raving Bibliophile wrote: February 7, 2010 at 10:09 AM

These look like fun reads -- have a great week!


Lizzy wrote: February 7, 2010 at 2:31 PM

Wherever Nina Lies looks really interesting! Enjoy your books


Amanda Leigh wrote: February 7, 2010 at 5:51 PM

Looks like a great haul. Token of Darkness is something I'll have to look into!

~Amanda Leigh
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Little Miss Becky :) wrote: February 7, 2010 at 7:55 PM

Enjoy those great books! I am so jealous of Token of Darkness! I'll be waiting to see your review of it!


Lori wrote: February 8, 2010 at 6:39 AM

Token of Darkness seems to be a popular book this week.

Here's Mine


Shooting Stars Mag wrote: February 9, 2010 at 7:01 PM

I got Lauren Wood too. I can't wait to read it and Wherever Nina Lies sounds interesting.

I don't know if you entered the Holey Donuts giveaway or not, but if you could check out this post and do so for my blog, it would mean a TON for my family and you can enter for the book afterwards too if you wish (White Cat by Holly Black ARC)!:

http://shootingstarsmag.blogspot.com/2010/02/giveaway-white-cat-arc-250-holey-donuts.html

-Lauren


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Serena wrote: February 11, 2010 at 11:06 AM

looks like you got some more great books. happy reading


Krista/Tower of Books wrote: February 12, 2010 at 1:34 PM

All of these look good! I'll be on the lookout for your Wherever Nina Lies contest. ;)


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LAINI TAYLOR
Books Inc. At Alameda Free Library
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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
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JENNY HAN & MORGAN MATSON
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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

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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

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

JULY

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DEBORAH HARKNESS
Books Inc. Palo Alto
Tuesday, July 29 @ 7pm

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Wednesday, July 30 @ 12:30pm

DEBORAH HARKNESS

Copperfield's Petaluma
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