Saturday, April 14, 2012

My Saturday In My Mailbox #15: The New Bookshelf Edition




"In My Mailbox" is a weekly meme created by 
The idea is to post whatever 'books' you may have received from the week (before), whether you purchased them, gifted to you, borrowed, traded, etc.





First, I must show off the new bookcase that my sweet hubs got for me this week! Isn't it pretty :)

Here's what I treated myself to this week... 

I couldn't take my eyes off of Entwined by Heather Dixon - gorgeous cover for a beautiful story, can't wait to read it!  

Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1) by Cassandra Clare - Yay! I now have book 1 to read before reading book 2, lol!

Fire (The Seven Kingdoms #2) by Kristin Cashore - I really needed to get a finished copy of this before Bitterblue is released!

Dreamland (A Riley Bloom Book #3) by Alyson Noel - I have turned into a huge Alyson Noel fan! I've been trying to catch up on both the Immortals and Riley series before the new series, The Soul Seekers, is released!

And lastly, Portrait of a Starter: An Unhidden Story by Lissa Price - I just finished reading Starters, this was an awesome prequel to it, best $1.99 I've ever spent :)

For review: 
A finished/signed copy of The One That I Want by Jennifer Echols!
Frost (eBook) by Kate Avery Ellison 


I won some books recently :)
From Magan of Rather Be Reading...
The Storyteller (arc) by Antonia Michaelis

Thank you so much, Magan :)

And I also won, That Boy (eBook) by Jillian Dodd via Twitter :)
Thank you, Jillian!!!

What my 8yo received this week: 

What my 5yo received this week:
Splat the Cat and the Duck with No Quack and
Splat the Cat Takes the Cake by Rob Scotton
A BIG thank you to my sister, Sarabeth of Chronicles of Sarita,
for getting them books for Easter :)


Lots of good books stacking up around here :)
Thanks so much for stopping by!!!

What did you get this week???

30 comments:

  1. WOW! Great books! We love Splat the Cat at our house too! Fire is one of my all time favorite books ever! Check out our IMM this week! Happy reading!

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  2. Aww great mailbox!! The infernal devices serie is so so good!! I hope you'll love it like I do :) <3 <3 Enjoy all your amazing books this week ;) :)

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  3. That bookshelf is absolutely beautiful! That is the reason why I won't completely convert to ebooks. Have a great weekend :)

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  4. Great haul! I love Clockwork Angel and Prince! Jem is SWOON! Entwined has an awesome cover! It was a really unique book for me since I don't read many fairytales/historical type books. I've heard Graceling and Fire are awesome. Happy reading and thanks for visiting My IMM!

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  5. Great haul! Yep. You really should read CA before CP. Totally awesome:D

    Drop by my IMM?
    http://tumblinginbooks.blogspot.com/2012/04/in-my-mailbox-17.html

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  6. Your bookshelf is so nice and organized... I love it!
    You got a lot of great books this week, I hope you enjoy them!

    My IMM

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  7. I love the cover to Entwined and I still need to read it too! IT is a cover worth displaying!

    Happy reading
    http://kristina-worldofbooks.blogspot.com/2012/04/in-my-mailbox-52.html

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  8. Entwined is a really fun book!!! And I love your bookcase! Its so pretty ;) and organized. You have some really fun stuff in there. Fire...did you mean you hadn't read a finished copy? Gasp! Haha.

    Stop by:
    Haley@www.passingthepages.blogspot.com

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  9. The Storyteller!! I LOVED that book. I made me cry my heart out and I felt SO depressed after it, but it is amazing, I promise! :D You must let me know how that goes for you!

    And yay for finally getting Clockwork Angel! Now that you have both books, you must read them soon. :)

    Awesome haul, Margie!

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  10. I've had Entwined since it came out, I really should read it! Enjoy all your new reads! :)

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  11. It's really great to see the variety of genre/titles here in your mailbox. My eyes always pop out each time I find MG titles. My own ten year old devoured the Wimpy Kid series two years back (same age as your child's). She is also into a Stink phase. For your YA titles, the Seven Kingdom series really caught my eye since the book covers of Graceling and Bitterblue are just awesome. Do drop me a line once you have your reviews up. Have fun with your new reads!

    Here's mine over at GatheringBooks:
    http://wp.me/pDlzr-3hv

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  12. Wow Great mailbox! Enjoy your books :)

    The Muggle

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  13. Great mailbox this week & I love your pretty new bookshelf! I'll have to check out the bonus Starter story - sounds interesting! Happy reading!

    My IMM

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  14. Awesome haul! I read a few excerpts of Frost and it sounds awesome.

    Splat the Cat sounds adorable as well!

    Here's mine: IMM .

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  15. Great mailbox. I love your blog header;it's so cute.

    New follower.

    Here's my IMM

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  16. Hehe I TOTALLY picked up Entwined because of the gorgeous cover too! :P

    I had Clockwork Angel for a bit before finally getting around to reading it.. and had no idea why it took me so long! Loved it :)

    Hope you enjoy!! and thanks for stopping by!

    Michele | IMM

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  17. hooray for a new bookshelf! I need a new bookcase since I'm stacking my books in front of it on the floor and on my desk. I have way too many, ha.

    enjoy all your new book! I can't WAIT for Bitterblue, either! Been trying to get my hands on an ARC, but alas, I think I have failed. ;)

    And you commented on last week's IMM, so here's this week's IMM.

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  18. Your new bookcase looks beautiful!! I have bookcases I need to stain that same shade.

    Entwined and Frost look good. I got a book this week called Frost this week too only mine is by another author.

    You are going to love Fire and Clockwork Prince!

    Have a wonderful week,
    Dani

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  19. Entwined was a wonderful story! I loved it! plus FIRE >.< YAY lol I also got clockwork angel ( from library ) and can't to dive in! Great IMM ! happy reading and thanks for dropping by my blog!

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  20. What a fabulous week of books. I love what the kids received also. My daughter (almost 12) just finished reading Endurance. LOL, I think she is a bit young for it but...SHE wanted to read it - so I could not say no.

    Happy Reading this week!
    Thanks for stopping by my IMM.

    Mary

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  21. I am a total sucker for pretty YA covers as well... and that's a very nice bookcase you have there!
    I love your blog by the way - I'm a new follower now :)
    Here's my IMM for this week: http://www.oakenbookcase.com/2012/04/15/in-my-mailbox-9

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  22. Entwined has such a beautiful cover does it not? I think it's one of my favourites! Clockwork Angel is such a good read..I think I like it better than the Mortal Instruments Series! Enjoy all your books :D What a nice bookshelf you have there!

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    Giselle from booknerd.ca
    In My Mailbox

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  23. Your mailbox is full of a whole bunch of awesome!! The Storytellers sounds really good. I LOVED Clockwork Angel. (Well, I love all of Cassie's books) Nice bookshelf!!

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  24. OOoo you have to let me know if Frost is any good!!!

    Great haul!

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  25. BOOKSHELFPORN!! *_______*

    I love bookshelves. Actually plan to buy some new ones. :>

    Happy Reading!

    Patricia // My IMM

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  26. Wowowowow. There is not one book in your haul that I don't want to read. I especially want Fire, Frost, and Entwined!! I hope you enjoy your reads. I'm also fascinated by your blog template. You have a new follower as well. :)

    Check out mine? :)

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  27. Oh Frost! I'm on the blog tour for that it sounds great!! I also haven't read Clockwork Angel I have to get to that series soon. I really enjoyed her MI one.

    Giselle
    Xpresso Reads

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  28. Oh, that bookcase is gorgeous!

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