IMM #6: 10.16.11

In My Mailbox 10.16.11

In My Mailbox was created by Kristi at The Story Siren because:

"I get books to read and then ultimately share my thoughts about with my readers. As much as I want to, I can’t possibly read every book I receive. Yet, I still wanted a way to feature those books on the blog, even though it might not be in the form of a review. Problem solved! Every week I'd share the books I received that week... ones I'd bought, or gotten at the library, and ones that I'd receive to review on the blog. That way I could mention titles that might not otherwise get some face-time on The Story Siren..."

I find the same thing happening at A Backwards Story. I'm so backed up on reviews atm... That's why I like these videos!

(Sorry the video is so dark this week, guys. I technically filmed it last night!)

*Puppy Dog Bookends!! (On clearance for $10.12 [after tax], down from $49.99 [before tax])
*SHATTER ME by Tahereh Mafi [ARC from work for review; releases Nov. 15, 2011]
*REAMDE by Neal Stephenson [ARC from work for review; out now] (Was it Jake the Girl whose review made me pick up this lonely ARC that was so big, nobody else wanted to love it?)
*GUYS READ: THRILLER edited by Jon Scieszka with stories by James Patterson, Jarrett J. Krosocszka, Walter Dean Myers, Gennifer Choldenko, Anthony Horowitz, Matt de la Pena, Margaret Peterson Haddix, Bruce Hale, Patrick Carman, and M.T. Anderson [ARC from publisher for review; Out now]
*THE LENS AND THE LOOKER by Lory S. Kaufman [finished copy from author/publisher for review/blog tour; out now]
*THE BRONZE AND THE BRIMSTONE by Lory S. Kaufman [finished copy from author/publisher for review/blog tour; out now]
VIOLET EYES and SILVER EYES] by Nicole Luiken [out now]


  1. Awesome mailbox this week. Come check out mine over at Livre De Amour-Books of Love Blog.

  2. LOVE the book ends! (I am looking for a good set - but I can't find exactly what I'm wanting...)

    Great haul this week :) I'm jealous of Shatter Me! I cannot wait to get my hands on that one!

    -Jac @ For Love and Books

  3. Shatter Me is a pretty fun read I hope you enjoy it!

    Xpresso Reads

  4. I'm getting better at not buying too many books and my bank account definitely appreciates that. ;) Lol.

    And awww those bookends are cute! I love books but... still!

    Yay, Shatter Me! I wanna read it baaaad. I've been dying to read it too! Now I'm jealous. ;)

    Great IMM, hope you enjoy your new reads! My IMM!

  5. I love the book ends, so adorable! :D

  6. As always, wonderful books this week! I have a few fun things going on my blog right now, too. I have three giveaways Signed ARC of Out of OZ, Love and Marriage Giveaway, October Book Giveaways and they have a total of 13 books and a swag pack you can win. Stop by to check it out!

    I hope you have a fabulous week of reading!

    Hippies, Beauty, and Books. Oh My!

  7. I'm dying to read Shatter Me! It sounds amazing, and I've read excellent reviews on it. I hope you enjoy your books!

    Books of Amber

  8. So jealous of Shatter Me!!! Hoping you'll enjoy it :)

  9. Just get a new bookshelf that will solve the issue very nicely :D

    I have been seeing Shatter Me everywhere and I would love to get my hands on a copy of that.

    Happy reading

  10. Fab set! Guys Read: Thriller sounds especially interesting.
    My IMM

  11. Oh, you got Shatter Me? I so want to read this book, because it sounds fantastic!


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