27.3.11

In My Mailbox (5)

In My Maibox (or IMM) is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren. It enables bloggers to mention the books they have acquired during the week. Read more about it HERE.

This week I broke my book-buying ban. In my defense though, most of them were bargain books, and didn't cost much. And I bought two books by an author that I like, incluging one that I hadn't read before. AND my birthday is this week, so I think I was entitled to some gift-to-myself moments, right? Right. I regret nothing!

Bought:



  • Rampant, by Diana Peterfreund
    (read. I recommend it for its awesome mythology of killer unicorns and the chosen girls who have to fight them)
  • Black Juice, by Margo Lanagan (short stories)
  • The Murder of Bindy Mackenzie, by Jaclyn Moriarty
  • A Spy in the House (The Agency #1), by Y.S. Lee
    (young girls trained as spies in Victorian London!)
  • The Tales of Beedle the Bard, by J. K. Rowling
    (I actually haven't read this yet, can you believe it?)
  • The Peach Keeper, by Sarah Addison Allen
  • The Girl Who Chased the Moon, by Sarah Addison Allen
    (read & recommended. This author is part of my comfort reading list)
Digital ARC (through netgalley.com):



  • The Near Witch, by Victoria Schwab
    (Thank you to the publishers, Disney-Hyperion!)

11 comments:

  1. OMG what delicious books!!! I want to read the Sarah Addision Allen books for sure! And definitely Beetle Bard!

    xo,
    Lah @ Lazy Girl Reads

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  2. PS: Excited to see what you think of the book you're currently reading!

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  3. Lots of good books! Hope you enjoy them all. :-) I've wanted to read Beedle the Bard for forever, but for some reason every time I pick it up off the shelf I put it back down. Argh. LoL.

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  4. Love Sarah Addison Allen's first two books, really looking forward to The Peach Keeper! Nice mailbox! Enjoy! :D

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  5. Great books you got this week. Rampant is really good. Hope you enjoy reading all your books.

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  6. My first thought upon looking at the cover of "The Near Witch" was that she looks like Sarah from Little Princess!

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  7. I like the look of The Agency, I'm going to go find that!

    My IMM

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  8. I bought Rampant a while ago now, after you have recommended it I think I'm going to be moving it up in my TBR pile!
    Enjoy your books! :D
    My IMM

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  9. The Tales of Beedle the Bard is definitely a must read if you're a Harry Potter farn :). Overall, some nice books. Happy Reading!

    -Alisa (My IMM)

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  10. Sarah Addison Allen! I have The Sugar Queen on my bookshelf, waiting to be read. I was drawn to rumors of her writing magical realism, and from even the first few paragraphs of The Sugar Queen (which I couldn't help but peek at), I think I'm going to love her.

    So I can't wait to read your reviews for any of her books, so I know if I should run out and buy some other ones :)

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