Saturday, April 23, 2011

In My Mailbox (36)

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

I'm Alison. I've been blogging for 10 months. I review mainly YA with a few MG books and a weekly manga feature.

For Review


Original Sin by Lisa Desrochers
-Received for a blog tour


Instructions for a Broken Heart by Kim Culbertson
-Thanks to Sourcebooks


Queen of the Dead (The Ghost and the Goth #2) by Stacey Kade 
-Thanks to Netgalley

Library Stash


William and Kate: A Royal Love Story by Christopher Andersen
-Totally fascinated by the royal wedding. I'm going to a Champagne Breakfast Party to watch the wedding at 4:30 AM!


Chime by Franny Billingsley


Darkfever (Fever, #1) by Karen Marie Moning
-I picked this up as a result of my Pick My Vacation Read post. I'm also planning on getting Dark Lover by J.R. Ward and maybe some others.

69 comments:

  1. Nice books! Would love to read Will and Kate book.
    My post will be up tomorrow sometime!
    Happy Easter
    jbdownie5@yahoo.com

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  2. Good collection! I'd really like to read Chime.

    Here's my IMM.

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  3. Ooh hope you enjoy Karen Marie Moning's Darkfever! The MacKalaya Lane series is really really good!

    My IMM goes up tomorrow! Be sure to stop by!

    Old Follower
    Jessica@a GREAT read

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  4. Oh Queen of the Dead! I've been wanting to request that on NetGalley, but I still have a bunch of others that I want to finish up. Really liked The Ghost and the Goth though. Hope you enjoy all your books! :)

    Here's my IMM!

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  5. Ohh! I'm excited to her what you think of the Will and Kate book!

    Grace @ feedingmybookaddiction.blogspot.com

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  6. I've been seeing Chime around a lot and haven't picked it up yet but looking forward to what you'll think of it.

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  7. I am planning on buying darkfever this week, that is one series I have been hearing so much about!

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  8. I've been hearing really good things about Original Sin. You made out well at the library too. Happy reading!

    My Mailbox

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  9. I have Chime in my TBR pile. Can't wait to get to it.

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  10. The Dark Fever series is quite entertaining. I have Chime and I've heard SO MANY good reviews that I am almost afraid to read it, just in case I don't like it. Hehe. I hope you enjoy your books.

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  11. Oh you're so lucky to have the second book of The Personal Demons series !! I hope you'll love it!!
    OMG, you've bought Darkfever : the first book is good but the series is GREAT! I'm sure you'll love it !! Happy reading Alison !

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  12. Great books! =)
    Have great fun reading them all!

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  13. Great mailbox! Instructions for a Broken Heart and Chime have both been catching my eye. The Fever series MUST be good, because it seems like everyone's always talking about it. Anyway, hope you enjoy your books. :)

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  14. Great books this week! I heard the Fever series ends on big cliffhangers, so you might want to bring more than one book with you :)

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  15. Chime looks great so I'll be looking forward to seeing your review for it. Happy reading! :)

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  16. You are so in for a ride with the Fever series: this is by far one of Monig's best written works.

    Jump on the wagon and remember to turn on the light coz you'll be reading into the wee hours of the morning!

    PS great books in the IMM and can't wait to watch the WEDDING of Will & Kate. There's a special NBC Dateline tonight on Kate. Oh yes I'll be watching that!

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  17. QUEEN OF THE DEAD! Aaaah *WANT* Chime and Instructions for a Broken Heart look good too! *is jealous* Enjoy! :P

    Here's my IMM + giveaway :)

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  18. A great selection! You managed to pick up great books this week, I hope you enjoy them all.

    Happy reading,

    Jules

    http://thegreatthegoodandthebad.blogspot.com/

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  19. I can't wait for the royal wedding either. I feel a little silly admitting that, but seriously I can't wait.

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  20. Wow, so many great books!! Enjoy watching the wedding! :)

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  21. Congrats! I can't wait for the wedding! I'm putting a list of princess books on my blog in honor of the wedding (Princess Diaries, the Princess Plot, Royally Jacked, A Royal Match, etc.) about girls who find out they're princesses/fall in love with princes. Ooooo can't wait for Original Sin to come out!

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  22. Great Books there. I've Read The Ghost and the Goth and can't wait to read Queen of the Dead.

    Ange

    Thanks for following my blog.

    P.S Love your page, am now a new follower

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  23. You got some pretty good books! I really want to read Chime!

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  24. I also got Chime this week and I'm currently reading and liking it.

    Ooh, have fun reading William and Kate: A Royal Love Story. Their story is so cute and I'm super excited for the marriage. Yeah, I watched Wiliam and Kate: A Fairytale Romance today. Though I doubt I'll be allowed to stay up that late to watch the actual wedding.

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  25. Hi ,

    Wow BDB Dark Lover , you have to start that series, as long as you are old enough ..loL!! Fever series are pure brilliance.

    You have Original Sin, lucky !!!!!

    Id love to know how you enjoy Dark Fever, Barrons is a great character once you get to know him .

    Michelle

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  26. Ahhh you got Original Sin?? And Chime looks so good! Great mailbox. Enjoy! :)

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  27. I got Chime recently too, looks so good! Great stash this week!

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  28. Instructions for a Broken Heart looks great...and I'll be up watching the wedding too! I can't wait to see Kate's dress! Thanks for stopping by...following you back! :)

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  29. Ooh, I almost bought Chime today! But then I remembered I have an Amazon GC on the way, so I held off. But even that almost wasn't enough to stop me. :)

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  30. I just got Ghost and the Goth... I didn't know it was going to be a series! Makes me super happy! And I am fascinated with the Royal Wedding too! I'm skipping class friday and watching it with me mum and we are having tea a crumpets! I taped the lifetime movie made about them too! Great book week for you! Happy Reading!

    Blakeley :)

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  31. Great books. Although I am so over Will and Kate and their wedding. Lol. :)

    Aryelle @ ReadingwiththeFishes

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  32. Yaaaaayyyyy! The Fever series rocked my socks off. The first one took a little getting into, but as soon as the whole fae thing gets going then it's awesome. I hope you like it!

    LOL! I think it's funny that you're going to a party to watch their wedding. I don't even know when it is! I bet that will be fun.

    Jennifer of Little Shelf

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  33. I love the cover to Instructions for a Broken Heart by Kim Culbertson! So pretty and intriguing :)

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  34. I love how eclectic your books are! I've been meaning to read Darkfever forever and just haven't. Happy reading!

    - Cassandra @ Wickedly Delicious Tales

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  35. I have Queen of the Dead, too, and I'm dying to get to it! Chime is also on my wishlist! Great IMM!

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  36. Those are some great books! I can't wait to hear your reviews!

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  37. All the books you got look great. Once you start the Fever Series, you will never stop, they are that addictive. The William and Kate book sounds interesting.

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  38. Thanks for the blog follow, I have returned the favor. Great IMM! I really want to read instructions for a broken heart, it looks really good!

    I can't wait to hear your thoughts on it. :)

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  39. Thank for following me and stopping by my In My Mailbox. I'm also following you.

    I loved original sin!

    -Mocha from A Cupcake and A Latte.

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  40. I have to admit, I am very excited to read Chime. Great picks!

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  41. Oooo, I want Chime! That one looks great. Enjoy your new books!

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  42. Omg! you must let us know what you think of Darkfever, I've heard great things about it :) you have such a great haul this week, happy reading!

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  43. Chime looks gorgeous and Instructions for a Broken Heart is cute. I have Queen of the Dead on my TBR too. Great books. Happy reading!

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  44. I have the first in the The Ghost and the Goth series but have not read it yet and now I see there is a second one out!

    Happy reading
    All the days of

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  45. A great pile of books! They all seem great. I really want to read Chime :)
    Check out what's In My Mailbox

    Mia @GrippedintoBooks

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  46. Hey Alison
    Wow, you got some amazing books this week!

    Original Sin, for starters. I Haven't even managed to read Personal Demons, yet *sighs* :/ And Darkfever looks good, too :)

    Nickey @ The Book Shop Assistant

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  47. I loved the Fever series I hope you enjoy it.

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  48. Thanks for commenting (:

    Great books this week! I really want to read Instructions for a Broken Heart - can't wait to read your review!

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  49. I still haven't read The Ghost and the Goth, but I want to - especially since now the second novel will be released.
    I hope you enjoy all these books. Looks like it's been a very good book week for you. :)

    Carina

    P.s.: Thank you for visiting Fictional Distraction. I'm following you now as well. :)

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  50. Ooooo, Original Sin! I still have to read the first one. Hope you enjoy them all :-)

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  51. That's a great bunch of books! I haven't started the Darkfever series yet but I can't wait to. Awesome reads! Enjoy! <3

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  52. Nice choice of books. Hope you enjoy your early start and the wedding. Personally stuff like that doesn't interest me, but I hope you enjoy it. Champagne at that time in the morning LOL, your head will be buzzing!

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  53. Great set! :) I really wanna read the Ghost and the Goth series and read Chime. That one seems great :)
    Can't wait to see your review! Thanks for commenting on my version of IMM!

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  54. Thanks for stopping by my IMM! I just read Chime and although it wasn't for me, I hope yoU like it. I'm excited for thee wedding too but luckily I won't have to get up that early living in the UK :D

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  55. So you decided on Darkfever! Now I'm super anxious for your thoughts. And I'm happy to hear you will be picking up Dark Lover too.

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  56. Ooh, 'Original Sin' looks interesting.
    Thanks for stopping by the blog!

    ~Ailsa

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  57. I also got Darkfever! Can't wait to read it =). Your list looks great!

    I'm a new follower.. check my blog out at www.chelseyinmontreal.blogspot.com =)

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  58. I can't wait to read Chime! It looks like you got a lot of great books this week :D

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  59. Very nice! Many books I'm looking forward to ^^
    I also got The Queen of the Dead, I need to read it soon =)

    T

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  60. WOAH! You have received some awesome books this week hon! I can't wait to hear what you have to say about them! Thank you for sharing and for stopping by!

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  61. Awesome books this week! Instructions for a Broken Heart looks so so good! I want to read the one about William and Kate. I'm just so hyped up for the wedding! Anyway, looking forward to your reviews and thanks for following me! :D

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  62. Amazing books. Enjoy reading them.

    P.S. I have added to my blog roll...

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  63. I'm looking forward to reading Original Sin! Luc completely stole my heart in the first novel so I can't wait to see what's going to happen next...

    Happy Reading! :)

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  64. Awesome books! Queen of the Dead has such a cute cover and Instructions for a Broken Heart looks very cool (love the title!).

    Ooh. The Royal Wedding. Getting excited! It'll be interesting read your thoughts on that William and Kate book.

    Thank you so much for following, by the way! I love your blog!!!

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  65. I've heard interesting things about 'Chime' ... I also got 'Instructions for a Broken Heart' and I thought it was pretty good. I loved the setting!

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  66. I haven't read the first book of the Ghost and the Goth. Instructions for a Broken heart is still in my wishlist. William & Kate? WOW! Enjoy reading.

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