"To find out what a story's really about,' the Librarian said,

'you don't ask the writer. You ask the reader."

- SNOW & ROSE by Emily Winfield Martin

Saturday, April 7, 2012

My Saturday In My Mailbox #14

"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.

Blue Moon #2 and Shadowland #3 (The Immortals Series) by Alyson Noel
and If I Stay by Gayle Forman 

From Ivy of Ivy Reads,
Hades (Halo #2 - ARC) by Alexandra Adorenetto and
Enthralled (ARC) by Melissa Marr and Kelley Armstrong

Thanks, Ivy :)

A R.A.K. from Anna of Literary Explosion,
she knows how badly I have been wanting to read this book ;)
Above (ARC) by Leah Bobet

Thank you Anna :)

Borrowed from the Library:
May B., A Novel by Caroline Starr Rose
(Read May B. last night, it's been a long time since I've read a book in verse,
this was SO good! The writing, the flow, the story! A definite must read!)

And here is what my kiddos got this week... for my 8yo: 

... and for my 5yo:
Phineas and Ferb: The Easter Eggs-travaganza by Scott Peterson and
Shampoodle by Joan Holub 

Thanks for stopping by today!

What's in your mailbox???


  1. OMG! The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs was my favorite when I was a kid! That one is so good, the wolf is hilarious!

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  2. What an awesome array of kids books.

  3. You got a lot of nice books this week. I really need to read Halo so that I can read Hades. I am falling behind.
    Book Sniffers Anonymous

  4. I've been meaning to grab a copy of Above - it just sounds like such a great book! Fantastic haul :).

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  5. I need to start on the immortal series and If I Stay has been on my TBR list for the longest time :P

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  6. I've been meaning to read Above!!! Ahhh! I hear it's awesome though :)
    Giselle from booknerd.ca
    In My Mailbox

  7. Wow, so many books!
    Ahh, you're so lucky you got Above. I've been wanting to read that one since forever.

    Happy Reading Margie! :)

  8. I should probably read If I Stay sometime soon...It was one of the first new books I bought when I first started blogging a year ago. :P! Happy reading!

  9. Great haul- you'll probably get through a lot of these books really fast! Look forward to your reviews!

    New follower :-)

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  10. Finally! Picture Books! Hooray. :) I love picture books and you can't go wrong with Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith - two of the best there is in the genre. My ten year old daughter also devoured the Wimpy Kid series when she was eight. I am also interested in May B a Novel, since I have a special leaning towards novels-in-verse. Do drop me a line once your review is up. Have fun with your new reads!

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  11. Awww, I loved The Immortals Series, hope you like them.

    I've got If I Stay, def need to read it haha.

    You've got some awesome books there. Enjoy!

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  12. Great bunch of books you got this week! I wasn't a big fan of the Immortals series - but don't let that stop you :)

    I also got Above and can't wait to read it *squee*

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  13. Great haul this week! Enjoy Above! Anna's just an awesome lady face, that she is :D

    Shortskie @ Rondo of a Possible World
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  14. Great mailbox!! Above - I'm so jealous!! I can't wait to read it! AND Hades?! Awesome!! I still haven't read the Immortals series, I need to get to them soon. Happy reading!

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  15. WOW that's a lot of books. Above is one I'm excited to get my hands on. Great cover. Happy Reading!

  16. Ooh, great haul. Above looks really exciting.

    In my Mailbox

  17. Nice IMM! True Story of 3 Little Pigs is one of my favorite read alouds!

  18. Nice Haul!

    I have 'If I stay' on my TBR. That cover for 'Above' is gorgeous.

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  19. Those covers really look amazing! Just finished "If I stay" and absolutely loved it! Any my brother is a huge fan of the "Wimpy Kid"-Series...then again which eight-year-old isn't? :)

  20. Looks like you have a nice haul for this week! A few of these are on my TBR list. Let me know how you like Enthralled! :)

    Happy reading,

  21. Your kiddos got some great books this week! Yay!

    If I Stay...oh, sigh!!! If you haven't read it yet, I hope that you LOVE it! Go ahead and get yourself a copy of Where She Went if you don't have it. You'll need it immediately!


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