Monday, December 12, 2011

In My Mailbox (3)

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I am so blessed to be posting another IMM this week, since I have yet to ever post an IMM regularly.  I got a great amount of treats in my mailbox this week, thanks to generosity of my boyfriend, my book blogger buddies and a publisher!

By Fire, By Water by Mitchell James Kaplan

The author of this particular novel emailed me a while back with a review request. The premise of the novel intrigued me and I accepted the request.  His publisher, Other Press, was kind enough to send me a copy. I'm definitely reading this one soon!

Saving June by Hannah Harrington
Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally


I was ecstatic when these two books came in the mail, mostly because they're both novels that have been getting a lot of great reviews from book bloggers who have similar tastes as me.  I'd like to thank the girls behind Books to the Sky, Jenny & Kaitlin, because I won their Black Friday giveaway contest and now have these two awesome books in my hands.

13 by Jason Robert Brown & Dan Elish

My boyfriend certainly knows the way to my heart (or one of them anyway). He loves ordering books for me and they arrive in the mail when I least expect them. The show 13, by the incredible Jason Robert Brown, is a common favorite between us so this book had me jumping up and down when I got it!



Matched by Ally Condie
The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
A cute bookmark
A lovely card
Hershey's Kisses

I also received another awesome surprise this week from my Broke & Bookish Secret Santa, Joli of Actin' Up with Books, who is now a new book blogging friend. Her card was really sweet, and I loved the Kisses and the cute bookmark. And I was so psyched when I saw she'd gotten me a copy of Matched & The Forest of Hands and Teeth.  Both books have been on my list for so long - and now I finally have them, thanks to her.  Thank you so much Joli! <3

Well, that's what I got in my mailbox this week.
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6 comments:

  1. Oh! By Fire, By Water! I've had that book on my pile (God, that is like, my personal catchphrase) for AGES. You'll have to tell me what you think of it when you get a chance to read it.
    Saving June and Catching Jordan were both soo good. Saving June has a road trip, which I LOVE and Catching Jordan has a tomboy and football. Yay! Enjoy them.
    And Hooray for your Secret Santa! That's some great stuff!

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  2. oh I hope you enjoy Matched! I'm halfway through it at the moment and thoroughly enjoying it. Though not as much as Divergent. Still good though.

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  3. Looks like you had some amazing surprises in your mailbox! :) And it is so sweet that your boyfriend just orders books for you! I will have to show mine this post ;) I have heard nothing but good things about Catching Jordan, am planning to read it soon :) Hope you enjoy them all!

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  4. My boyfriend and I both love books - he loves sharing stuff he thinks I'll like with me. It's always fun when I get surprise books from him in the mail!

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  5. I definitely will - maybe you'll even read By Fire, By Water before I do! It sounds so good though. And I can't wait to read Saving June & Catching Jordan!

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  6. I'm in the middle of Matched right now and I'm really enjoying it. Though I still don't like it as much as Divergent either, haha.

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