Saturday, June 18, 2011

In My Mailbox (40)

Current Giveaway on Alison Can Read 

GIVEAWAY: Win a signed galley of Original Sin by Lisa Desrochers

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

I'm Alison. I review mainly YA with a few MG books and a weekly manga feature.

For Review





The Near Witch by Victoria Schwab
-Thanks to NetGalley

Won

-Boy, have I been lucky lately!

From The Unread Reader:


Zombies Don't Cry by Rusty Fischer

From Magnet For Books:


Between the Lines by Tammara Webber

From Eve's Fan Garden:


The Secret Year by Jennifer R. Hubbard

From Small Review:


Tighter by Adele Griffin


The Julian Game by Adele Griffin

Library Stash

-It's an adult library stash this week.


Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning


The Final Storm by Jeff Shaara

CD Stash


Codes and Keys by Death Cab for Cutie


Paper Airplane by Alison Krauss and Union Station

124 comments:

  1. Hi, Alison! :)
    I see you won Zombies Don't Cry! AWESOME!! This book is fantastic, Rusty is one of my top fav authors :) I am sure you will enjoy this one A LOT!
    Can't wait to hear what you thought about it!

    Cheers <3

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  2. I think Tighter sounds really good and I love the cover of The Julian Game. I also want to read Karen Marie Moning's Fever series. I hope you enjoy these!

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  3. Wow, you really did get a lot of great books! I've heard good things about The Near Witch. I hope you enjoy it!

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  4. I have the Near Witch in my TBR pile. I've heard awesome things about it. Enjoy :)

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  5. Yay! Hope you like Shadowfever! It was very exciting and has tons of surprises!! Happy Reading!

    My IMM will be up tomorrow, so be sure to stop by!

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower

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  6. Ohh I recently bought both of those CD's..I love Death Cab and the hubbie loves Allison Krauss!! I am DYING to read Near Witch do tell if it is good!

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  7. OOOOh Zombies Don't Cry is one of my favorite reads all year! And I LOVED The Near Witch!

    My IMM and Zombie Craze started today!!

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  8. Near Witch is so good, hope you love it! You did win a lot of stuff this week...I'm curious about Tighter, I hope it's good. Also - yay for Shadowfever, I love that series!

    Great books this week :)

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  9. Love the cover of BETWEEN THE LINES! I'll definitely have to get more information on that book. Looks good!

    Here's what's in my mailbox this week!

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  10. Wow, you certainly did have a lucky streak this week with the wins! Great haul. Happy reading! :)

    Here's mine!

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  11. Great week! I've still got to read The Near Witch. It looks like such a fun read. Hope you enjoy all the books in your mailbox.

    My Mailbox

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  12. Wow, congrats on winning lots of books. The Secret Year sounds great. I hope you enjoy them all:)

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  13. What a great week - fantastic books and I <3 Death Cab for Cutie :D
    Have a fab week & Happy reading :D :D

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  14. Shadowfever is pure awesomeness ! I hope you'll enjoy it ! Happy reading ;)

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  15. I hear the Near Witch is really good. I can't wait to get my hands on it.

    Happy Reading! :-)

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  16. Wow, what a collection of great books! I have a bunch of books on the way that I am really excited for (including Zombies Don't Cry) but there are stuck *somewhere* due to the Canada Post strike. I don't care about not getting bills but don't mess with my books!

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  17. Ah, fabulous! I'm really looking forward to Tighter and I love the cover for The Near Witch. (Also hurrah for Death Cab!)

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  18. Great IMM, The Julian Game looks really intriguing. I will have to check that out! :D

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  19. Wow, you got some great looking books. The Near Witch sounds like a book I would enjoy. I can't wait to get it. :)

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  20. Oh man. Some good books you won. I like to see what everybody got in their mailboxes/goodiebags/or whatever they call it.

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  21. New follower :) Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier.

    The Near Witch looks good!

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  22. Have you made it farther in Shadowfever?! I need to read it again, I read it so fast the first time just to know what happened that I probably missed a ton of stuff:) And lucky you getting The Near Witch! I'm really excited for that one:)

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  23. You have the most amazing Book KARMA! Must be from all the good reading you've done ;)

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  24. Hi there! New follower! Thanks for commenting on my "In my Mailbox" posting I did this week :) ... I am in love with the majority of the books you have posted this week and I am waiting for The Secret Year by Jennifer R. Hubbard to be available at our local library!

    Great picks! Happy Reading!! :)

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  25. Hey, thanks for stopping by! Following back straight! :)

    You got some amazing books there - I absolutely adore The Near Witch, my fav this year, can't say it often enough^^

    Much love
    Nickey @ The Book Shop Assistant

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  26. Following you now on Twitter too! Book envy that you snagged The Near Witch. Happy Reading :)

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  27. I can't wait to read The Near Witch and The Secret Year! They've had a lot of great buzz surrounding them, really hope you enjoy :D

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  28. I really liked The Secret Year and I've heard Zombies Don't Cry is really good.

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  29. Between the Lines is one I've only just heard of today. It looks good!

    Happy Reading!

    Amy @ Turn the Page

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  30. Great books and music this week. The Near Witch sounds great. Happy Reading!

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  31. Zombie's Don't Cry sounds great. I'll have to check it out.

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  32. What a great pile of books this week! I read and liked The Near Witch, so hopefully you will too. And Zombies Don't Cry looks like it could be fun. Have a great week :-)

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  33. I really want to check out The Secret Year. I've read rave reviews. You had an amazing mailbox this week! Enjoy.

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  34. You habe gotten a lot of great books this week! I hope you enjoy them! I really want to read The Near Witch, and The Secret Year looks very good too.

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  35. Oh, The Secret Year. I've heard good things about it. I hope you like it.

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  36. great set of books! I cannot wait to read Shadowfever...I've been holding off because I don't want the series to end :( The Secret Year also looks really good but I think I'll have to be in the right mood for something sad like that.

    Enjoy your reads!

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  37. Lots of great books this week! I'm really wanting to read Tighter, can't wait to read your review on it!

    Amanda
    My IMM @ Letters Inside Out

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  38. A great mailbox! They all look great! I can't wait to read The Near Witch :)
    Check out what's In My Mailbox

    Mia @ Gripped into Books

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  39. Thank you for stopping by my blog. I love your blog design, it's awesome (and I'm a new follower)

    Great IMM for you this week :D I also want to read Between the Lines and The secret year. I'll come back to check your reviews.

    Happy reading!

    Lilie

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  40. Great IMM!!! I've heard a lot of great things about Adele's books. I can't wait to read your reviews.

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  41. I can't wait to read Zombies Don't Cry! And I love Alison Krauss.

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  42. What a nice group of books! I hope you enjoy all of them. Happy reading!

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  43. The Fever series...I absolutely ADORE IT!!!!!
    Enjoy :)

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  44. Great books this week! The Near Witch sounds really good.

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  45. Oooh, I want to read Between the Lines and Tighter! Fever series is amazing :o) Nice haul!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and for following me on twitter :o)

    Mickey @ imabookshark

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  46. Tighter has a great cover and The Julian Game has me pondering upon where the heck she's about to put her hands! :)

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  47. This is like a ready-made wishlist for me!

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  49. Some of those are already on my wishlist :). Thanks for commenting (new follower)

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  50. What a great week of books! All of the covers are beautiful. Especially the one for The Julian Game!

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  51. Wow! Those look like awesome books! Have fun reading them!

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  52. I won zombies don't cry a couple weeks back. It looks to be awesome.

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  53. Zombies Don't Cry looks really awesome. I just bought the ebook the other day. :)

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  54. I loved The Secret Year! Hope you like it as well :)

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  55. Great book haul this week, Alison! To answer your question, I won the signed series by Cassandra Clare from a giveaway. :D Have fun reading! You got some great books!

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  56. I need to read the rest of the Fever series. I loved the first one!

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  57. Thanks for stopping by my blog :D

    You have some epic looking books there! I got a signed bookmark for The Near Witch, but am so eager to just get the book now!!

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  58. This is the first I've heard of "Zombies Don't Cry" but I'm definitely going to have to grab a copy. Shadowfever is one of my absolute favorites...a great ending to the series as well. Enjoy!

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  59. Ooh you have some awesome books :) I won a finished copy of New Witch but it isn't coming until like August so I'm interested in your review :)

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  60. Thanks for stopping by my blog! You've got some really awesome books this week! I just got The Secret Year last week, so hopefully I can read it soon! Hope you enjoy everything you got!

    -Jessica (Peace Love Books)

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  61. Tighter was so good---I hope you enjoy it! Wow, you have been lucky lately! :D Congrats on winning all of those!

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  62. The Near Witch sounds great, I hope you enjoy it! I like the sound of Between the Lines too. Happy reading :).

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  63. WOO!! All of these books look AMAZ-ING..I would love to hear what you think of each of them once you're finished!

    Here's my IMM for this week: http://booksforteens6212.blogspot.com/2011/06/in-my-mailbox-2.html

    BTW...I'm a new follower :)

    ~Harpreet @ A Spark of Interest - Books for Teens

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  64. You HAVE been lucky recently in contest...and so many great books too.

    The Julien Game and Tighter,a nd so many others all sound excellent. :)

    Happy reading.

    Orchid
    The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia

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  65. Shadowfever was fantastic, as was the rest of the series! I hope you enjoy your huge haul of books!
    Thanks for visiting Readers Unite!

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  66. Zombie's Don't Cry was SO good! One of my favorites! I also have The Near Witch, but haven't started it yet!

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  67. i need to start my Karen Marie Moning Read! thanks for stopping by my IMM :)

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  68. Full of win! How's the new Death Cab for Cutie?

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  69. Never heard of Zombies Don't Cry but I could definitely do with another zombie book!
    Happy reading :]

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  70. Great week! Tighter and The Near Witch look awesome. Actually, all the books look pretty awesome! Thanks for following me on twitter! I'm following you back!

    Kristina
    http://ladybugstorytime.blogspot.com/

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  71. Wow, you got a lot of awesome books! I got The Near Witch too, I can't wait to read it! Between the lines, The secret year and Tighter sound great, I'm looking forward to hearing your thoughts on them!:D
    And OMG, I really need to get Karen Marie Moning's Fever series already!

    Happy reading!
    xoxo

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  72. Looks like some great stuff! Enjoy it :)
    Thanks for following, I'll return the favor :D

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  73. The Near Witch sounds amazing! Hope you enjoy! And congrats on your wins! Happy reading :)

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  74. Wow! you got great books here! I have a few of them on my TBR list... Happy Reading!

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  75. Girl, that's one heck of a stack of books you have this week! I love the variety...enjoy :)

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  76. Great mailbox! I want to read Tighter too! :) I have the Secret Year, but have not started. I love the "feeling" of the cover.

    Happy reading!

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  77. The Secret Year! And Death Cab! Great week!

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  78. Great books; I am looking forward to read Near Witch.

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  79. Nice selection. Love the Karen Moning book and I enjoyed The Julian Game.

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  80. Great IMM! Hope you like The Near Witch! I loved it so much and will be posting my review in a few days ;)

    Thanks for stopping by!

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  81. Wow you were lucky this week- you should have played the lottery! ;-) I have been wanting to read The Secret Year, and I LOVE Adele Griffin so I'll have to check out the Julian Game! Enjoy!

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  82. Okay I loved the Fever series. I hope you enjoy the conclusion.

    And I'm extremely jealous you have The Near Witch. I want that one so badly!!

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  84. I can only agree with the Feverfans here. Enjoy reading! And wow, you really have been lucky this week! o.o

    Anyway, going to follow you. :)

    Patricia

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  85. Love the books you got this week! You won a lot of awesome titles! Can't wait to hear your thoughts! Thank you for sharing and for stopping by!

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  86. I really enjoyed Shadowfever. I think what I love most about it is the look of the book itself. I was lucky enough to start reading the series right before Shadowfever came out so I didn't have to wait long to find out how it ends.

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  87. Wow, you won quite a few books this week! Hope you enjoy.
    I can't wait to read The Near Witch, it sounds fantastic!

    Thanks for stopping by! :)

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  88. Alison - all your books look great! Zombies Don't Cry looks wonderful! So does Near Witch and several others. I have several friends who are "whipping" me until I read the Fever series LOL

    Have a great week and enjoy all your books - I need to download the new Death Cab for Cutie album too! Love them!

    April @ My Shelf Confessions

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  89. What a great week for you! Tighter was absolutely amazing, you should read it first! And I LOVED The Secret Year. It's written from two different perspectives, and the author is so amazing at writing different voiced. Highly recommended!

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  90. Great set of books. The covers are so interesting!

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  91. You have been lucky!!! Zombies Don't Cry looks interesting :)

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  92. I LOVE Alison Krauss and she is amazing live! Reminds me that I need to buy the new album.

    Jen

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  93. Those look like great reads! Love the Fever series by Karen Marie Moning.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! New Twitter/GFC follower. :)

    Austine @ The Magick Pen

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  94. dang, great IMM! You totally scored with wins! Thanks so much for stopping by!

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  95. So jealous you have The Near Witch...I can't wait to get my hands on that...happy reading

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  96. Wow great mailbox! Thanks for introducing me to Zombies Don't Cry :)

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  97. WOW nice IMM! and congrats on the wins...looks like you've got loads to read! Happy Reading :D

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  98. Oh, I am so jealous that you have The Near Witch already. The publishers are taking their time with their decision on whether or not they should let me have the galley. Bleh.
    Happy reading. :)

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  99. You have some fantastic books in your IMM this week. I have just got the first one in the Karen Marie Moning series so I am really looking forward to reading it.

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  100. Great haul! I'm looking forward to reading all your reviews! <3 I'm a new follower! <3

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  101. I LOVE Death Cab!!! I haven't gotten the chance to listen to this new cd yet. And man, you really *have* been lucky! Congrats! Hope you enjoy all of them!

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  102. Great books!! Zombies Don't Cry looks interesting and I love Moning's series!

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  103. Wow! Great books! I hope you enjoy them!

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  104. Yes indeed you have been lucky! Lots of great books. Enjoy!

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  105. Congrats on your wins Alison. When you can, pass a little of that luck on to me. :P

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  106. Awesome books! I'm excited for Tighter seems like a good book! Enjoy them all!
    Em ~ Book Angel

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  107. What an awesome mailbox! Congrats on the wins too! I couldn't resist downloading The Near Witch Myself, and I'm on a quest to get the Moning series on my shelves, a book at a time until I have them all, and then I'll have myself a Fever readathon! Enjoy the new reads!

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  108. Wow! You won lots of books this week! :) And they all sound very interesting! Hope you enjoy The Near Witch! I hope I get to read it soon after it comes out!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! Happy reading!

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  109. Wow! What a awesome haul this week! So many great sounding books! I'm looking forward to your review on a few of them.
    Codes and Keys by DCFC -- Excellent! Great CD, I got it the day it was released! Another great CD- Little Hell by City and Colour (listening to it right now!)
    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  110. Ah!! So very lucky, aren't you? Enjoy all of those books! Can't wait for the reviews!

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  111. I want to read The Julian Game something fierce! :D Looks like you got tons of good books this week.

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  112. Great haul this week! Zombies Don't Cry looks interesting - love the title!

    Thanks for stopping by!!

    <3 Happy Reading!

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  113. The Near witch is on my list to read. You received some great books. Enjoy!

    Thanks for stopping by my IMM!

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  114. Wow, you got amazing books this week! I hope you enjoy all of them. :)

    Have a lovely week,
    Carina

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  115. thank you for following and commenting, now following you :)

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  116. Thanks for stopping by my blog! You got some great books. Really want to read The near witch. Zombies dont cry looks awesome as well :)

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  117. So happy the books got to you! Hope you enjoy them :) I liked The Near Witch a lot. It's very atmospheric.

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  118. Great books! I really need to read The Secret Year it's been on my tbr pile for ages.
    Happy reading.
    Sally @ elifylop

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  119. Great group of books! They all look like books I would pick up to read :)

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  120. You lucky lucky person. I really want to read Zombies Don't Cry.
    Enjoy everything!

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  121. Awesome haul! There are a few of those I want to read, can't wait to see what you think of them.

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  122. Wow, great mailbox for you! Lots of titles I hadn't heard of, so thanks for mentioning them here.

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  123. Great books and you have been so lucky with winning all of those!

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