In My Mailbox: April-May 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 acquired 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

Since I have been overloaded with life, I have not post IMMB for over a month and I have loads of reviews to put up. So, I thought I should post what I have had for the past six weeks.

I AM NUMBER FOUR by Pittacus Lore

MATCHED by Ally Condie

NEVERMORE by Kelly Creagh

THE KARMA CLUB by Jessica Brody

DEAD BEAUTIFUL by Yvonne Woon

STOLEN by lucy Christopher

MISTWOOD by Leah Cypess

NO MAN'S LAND by Lesley Hauge

NIGHTSHADE by Andrea Cremer

THE CARDTURNER by by Louis Sacher

THE UNIDENTIFIED by Rae Mariz

GLIMMERGLASS by Jenna Black

STAR CROSSED by Elizabeth C. Bunce

THE REPLACEMENT by Brenna Yavanoff

BRUISER by Neill Shusterman

GONE by Micheal Grant (signed)

SHE'S SO DEAD TO US by Kieran Scott

SAPPHIQUE by Catherine Fisher (UK Version)

THE EXTRAORDINARY SECRETS OF APRIL, MAY and JUNE by Robin Benway

THE KEEPER's TATTOO by Gill Arbuthnott

13 to LIFE by Shannon Delany

FORGIVE MY FINS by Tera Lynn Childs

THE UNWRITTEN RULE by Elizabeth Scott

PARTY by Tom Leveen

CROSSING by Andrew Fukuda

THE SUMMER I TURNED PRETTY by Jenny Hann (signed)

SOMETHING LIKE FATE by Susane Colasanti (Signed)

WILL GRAYSON, WILL GRAYSON by John Green and David Levithan (book and audio)

SPELLS by Aprilynne Pike (Audio)

LOVER MINE by J. R. WARD (signed)

DEAD IN THE FAMILY by Charlaine Harris (audio)

EYES LIKE STARS by Lisa Mantchev (audio)


So that was my mailbox (sorry it took a while). How was yours?

11 comments on "In My Mailbox: April-May 2010"

Chas @ LLL in the 808 wrote: May 8, 2010 at 10:08 PM

SERIOUSLY... I am jealous!! You've got a wicked line up of books!=)

I have Spells in my IMM stash this week! I am hoping to get to a few others that you have listed!!=) Enjoy!!


Spellboundbybooks Melissa wrote: May 8, 2010 at 10:42 PM

Wow!! Some really awesome books here. SO jealous about The Karma Club! I hope you enjoy reading all of these.


Good Golly Miss Holly wrote: May 8, 2010 at 10:55 PM

So many amazing books for SIX WEEKS in time. These are some of my favourites: Matched, Karma Club, Stolen, Extraordinary Secrets, Unwritten Rule, Party, The Summer I Turned, Will Grayson and Something Like Fate.


So Many Books, So Little Time wrote: May 9, 2010 at 3:31 AM

Wow! There's some really amazing sounding books there. Hope you enjoy them all!


Jan von Harz wrote: May 9, 2010 at 4:13 AM

Wow what a great week, so many amazing titles. I really want to read Matched, and I am going to see Sachar in a couple of weeks. Hope you enjoy all those books.


laughingstars.net wrote: May 9, 2010 at 6:10 AM

What a haul! I really want to read Will Grayson, Will Grayson. And I recently read a glowing review of The Extraordinary Secrets of April May and June. Enjoy!


Bookworm wrote: May 9, 2010 at 8:14 AM

I want to read Forgive My Fins so badly--lucky you! Enjoy (:


Lea (YA Book Queen) wrote: May 9, 2010 at 11:09 AM

Whoa! Jeez, I don't even know where to start....awesome books/audio books! I hope you enjoy them all :)


deltay wrote: May 9, 2010 at 4:59 PM

MATCHED! You got MATCHED by Ally Condie - WOW! Anyway, super-impressive list there, happy reading!


Alayne wrote: May 10, 2010 at 5:54 AM

Holy crap that's a lot of books! Happy reading! My mailbox is at The Crowded Leaf.


Sliding on the Edge wrote: May 12, 2010 at 10:46 AM

Happy reading. You've got a very full in-box and the books look great!


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