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!


  • 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!)


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

    Lah @ Lazy Girl Reads

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

  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.

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

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

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

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

    My IMM

  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

  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)

  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 :)