Saturday, March 12, 2011

In My Mailbox (31)

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren.

I'm Alison. I've been blogging for 9 months. I review mainly YA with a few MG books and a weekly manga feature.

For Review


Then I Met My Sister by Christine Hurley Deriso 
-Already finished and loved it!


Compulsion by Heidi Ayarbe

Both ARCs provided by publisher for an upcoming blog tour.

Library Stash


Matched by Ally Condie 
-Super excited for this


Lilibet: An Intimate Portrait of Elizabeth II by Carolly Erickson 
-On a British royal kick after loving The King's Speech

CD Stash


Age of Adz by Sufjan Stevens
-I've been waiting for this at the library for months. Love it!

52 comments:

  1. that first cover is so pretty!! very interesting!!

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  2. I totally agree with Carrie. The first book really looks interesting!

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  3. I loved Matched and can't wait to read Crossed. I hope you enjoy it too. Then I Met My Sister sounds good. I hadn't heard of it before.

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  4. Then I Met My Sister sounds really interesting..haven't heard of it...will have to check it out on GR.

    Hope you enjoy Matched as much as I did :)

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  5. I haven;t heard much about Then I Meet My Sister but I'm glad you loved it. Looks like you had a great haul this week!

    My Mailbox

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  6. Then I Met My Sister looks interesting! Not only the title but the cover as well.
    hmmm...needs to check this one.:-)

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  7. Holy Crow! I love the cover for Then I Met My Sister! And it makes me happy that you loved it! Can't wait to read your review! Compulsion looks good too.

    I loved Matched! I know there are a lot of mixed thoughts on it. I hope you like it.

    Happy Reading, Alison.

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  8. I totally love the covers of Then I met my Sister and Matched. Gorgeous! Enjoy reading!


    Take a look at what's in my Mailbox this week.

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  9. Wow, the cover for Then I Met My Sister stands out so much and is really original! I can't wait to see your review on it :) I've still yet to read matched but I hope you enjoy it.

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  10. I look forward to seeing what you think of Matched. I started reading it earlier this year, but had to take a break because it was going far too slowly for me. I hope you enjoy it, though, and the rest of your books!
    Here's my IMM: http://booksofamber.blogspot.com/2011/03/in-my-mailbox-17-and-weekly-roundup.html

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  11. I've wanted to read Then I Met My Sister for the loongest time!!
    My library still hasn't received Matched, but I read a lot of different reviews about it. Hope you like it :D

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  12. I like the cover of Then I Met My Sister a lot. And Matched is also on my reading pile for this month. Happy reading!

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  13. The cover for Then I Met My Sister is amazing! Haven't heard of it, though.

    Old Follower
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    Jessica@a GREAT read

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  14. I'm looking forward to reading Then I Met My Sister! :) Great books this week!

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  15. The cover for Then I Met My Sister looks really good, I'll have to check it out! I need to read Matched, I've heard it's really good. Hope you enjoy!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog and happy reading :)

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  16. Then l Met My Sister looks like an interesting read!
    Enjoy your books, hope Matched is enjoyable for you!

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  17. Like everybody else, I totally love Then I Met My Sister cover! *drools* I hope you enjoy your books! :)

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  18. Like most of the other commenters, I hadn't heard too much about Then I Met My Sister, but it looks interesting, can't wait for your review. Great list this week!

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  19. I enjoyed Matched a lot - I hope you do too! I know a lot of people were on the fence about it. Anyway, hope you enjoy all your books this week!

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  20. Compulsion looks great. Have you read A Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime? That was really good, too. I'm very interested in novels about people with OCD and other disorders. Enjoy your books!

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  21. That's a pretty diverse mailbox you have this week. Some good books in there though. Enjoy!

    Carmel @ Rabid Reads / Twitter
    Check out my IMM

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  22. The cover for Then I Met My Sister is so pretty! Enjoy the new books. Happy Reading!

    Kristina
    http://ladybugstorytime.blogspot.com/2011/03/in-my-mailbox-5.html

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  23. Ooh now I am coveting that first book. It is gorgeous.

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  24. Great books this week. Haven't heard of the first two will have to go check them out.
    Happy reading.
    Sally.
    http://theelifylop.blogspot.com/2011/03/in-my-mailbox-10.html

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  25. I didn't know there was a new book about the Queen out. Thanks for the info.
    Ann

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  26. Great mailbox! I'm looking forward to reading Matched, hopefully soon! I'm going to check out the other books on your list too. :) Happy Reading!

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  27. I really liked Matched. I hope you do too. Happy Reading!

    Mandi @ The Book Nymph

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  28. I hope you enjoy Matched as much as I did! Great haul this week! Enjoy :)

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  29. Then I Met My Sister vocer is gorgeous! :o


    Thanks for visiting my Mailbox.
    @ Splash of our Worlds

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  30. Awesome books this week! : ) I'll be waiting for your review of Matched. I've heard a lot of mixed reviews on it. I still want to read it though ha ha.

    My IMM is here:
    http://faybaysbooks.blogspot.com/

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  31. I have Matched just waiting to be picked up... hey really like the cover for The Age of ADZ, have to look that one up too.

    Enjoy the reads you voracious reader :)

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  32. Then I Met My Sister looks good! Enjoy all your new reads.

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  33. Then I Met My Sister looks good!!!

    I just finished Matched, can't wait to read what you think...

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  34. THEN I MET MY SISTER looks interesting. I really like the cover. Haven't heard much about it, though.

    I REALLY want to read MATCHED! I've heard amazing things about it. :)

    Happy reading!

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  35. Matched was intriguing---hope you enjoy it! I'll be looking out for your review on Then I Met My Sister!

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  36. I can't wait to get my hands on Matched. I have to buy it soon, it looks really good. I heard many great comments about this one. Have fun reading it!

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  37. Then I Met My Sister looks great, GORGEOUS cover. I'm excited to read Matched, too. I hope it's not too much like Delirium.

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  38. Looks like you got some great books! Then I Met My Sister in particular - enjoy :)

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  39. Oooh Then I Met My Sister looks great!

    Our Mailbox is at BookSake.

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  40. I just bought Matched! Very excited to read it! The cover for Then I Met my Sister is GORGEOUS! I just started my own blog reviewing books! I hope you will give it a chance! http://magnet4books.blogspot.com/
    LOVE your background!
    Thanks!

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  41. Hope you enjoy your books! They each seem very thought-provoking. Glad you found a British book :)

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  42. Great IMM, sadly I don't have one for this week, but I'm following you know! I'm having a contest on my blog if you'd like to enter!
    Here's the contest :)

    I'd love to add you to my blogroll if that is ok with you!

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  43. Ahhhh I'm supposed to receive Then I Met My Sister, too, and I can't wait to compare notes on it! Fabulous haul...I'm interested to see what you think of Matched. I was a little let down by it, I think.

    Enjoy your books!

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  44. Then I Met My Sister sounds really good and everybody seems to be receiving and talking about it at the moment. Need to find out what it's about:)
    Enjoy your reads!
    MY IMM can be found here

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  45. Awesome books you got this week. Compulsion looks really interesting. Hope you enjoy reading all your books.

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  46. Just making my weekly visits to all the blogs I am following :)

    Check out my FUN ON SUNDAY post and answer the FAVORITES question so I can learn a little more about you.

    Have a great week!

    Mandy @ Embrace Your Oddities

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  47. Then I met my sister is one I want to read. Glad you like it!!

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  48. Oh my gosh, the cover for Then I Met My Sister is gorgeous...that alone makes me want to read it!! I also really want to read Matched!

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  49. Those first two books are new for me.
    The cover are lovely.
    It's just about to released this April right?

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  50. Great IMM. The first book looks really good.
    Your blog here is sooo cute. I love it.

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  51. That cover on Then I Met...is gorgeous!
    Enjoy :)

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  52. Can't wait to see your take on Matched! Have you seen the cover for Crossed?

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