Sunday, 8 January 2012

In My Mailbox (6)

In My Mailbox (IMM) is hosted by Kristi @ The Story Siren
In My Mailbox is a place to showcase your new books,
whether you obtained them through the post or otherwise.

I had a fantastic week for books this week, above is a photograph of all but one of the books that I received through the post.

I received a Waterstones gift card for Christmas and so I bought Daughter of Smoke and Bone and Steampunk! with some of the money - I'm really, really excited to read these, especially the former.

I received Dark Parties, Jane, Skippy Dies, Sweethearts (thanks Jo), Pooh & The Psychologists, The Windup Girl, Candy and Goodnight Mister Tom by swapping books that I've already read for ones that I haven't!

The Book People were having a sale and so I picked up brand new copies of the first 5 Lily Bard Mysteries, The Last Act, Tales from the Black Ship and the first 3 Kitty Norville books for really cheap! I also purchased a copy of Carlson's Dark Blue from eBay.

I received my first ever gift via the Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) project. I owe a massive thank you to Vickie for sending me a book that's been on my wish list for a while - The Lipstick Laws.

I received my first ever ARCs this week too, which gave me a huge smile on my face! I received Mockingbird (which I am currently reading) and The Other Life from Usborne and Amulet books sent me a copy of The Storyteller. I'll be posting reviews for these very soon, so watch out for them!

Not pictured is The Future of Us, which I have already reviewed and sent to another reader. You can check out the review that I wrote earlier this week [here]!


  1. Ooh, awesome books! The Lipstick Laws is so much fun so I hope you enjoy it. Jane looks really interesting as well. Happy reading! :)

  2. So many! Great haul this week and does getting your very first ACRs make you super excited?! I know I would be. [:
    Check out my IMM here.

    -ShawnaLeAnn @ Dreaming In The Pages

  3. Wow, you got so many books! The Daughter of Smoke and Bone was a very weird, but enjoyable read.
    Happy reading!
    Check out my IMM at

  4. Great set of books!! I still have to read TDoSaB...soon! :) HAPPY READING!

  5. Amazing books this week. Enjoy!


  6. Awesome mailbox :D I hope you enjoy it all. <3 :) I am going to read Daughter of Smoke and Bone.. soon (A) Hih ;D
    Thank you for commenting on my mailbox. <3
    Love, Carina

  7. The Daughter of Smoke and Bone is awesome!!!!! I really enjoyed it :) Great haul!!! Hope you love em'

    Happy Holidays!


  8. The Daughter of Smoke and Bone is a good one! Great books & congrats on your first ARC. Thanks for visiting my IMM.

    Happy Reading,
    Kindred Dreamheart

  9. Great mailbox!
    I have Daughter of Smoke and Bones somewhere here, too! And Tales from the Black Ship and Steampunk! are on my wishlist :)

    Nickey @ The Book Shop Assistant

  10. SUCH a good variety for you this week!

    Happy reading. :)

    GO OWLS.

  11. Wow...tons of books.

    What an adorable blog. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

    NEW FOLLOWER of your blog. NEW e-mail subscriber too.

    Be sure to check back if you can...I have a giveaway going on for THE WICKED WIVES.


  12. Very snazzy selection of books you have here!! Daughter of Smoke and Bone is SO GOOD; I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. I'll have to check out your review of The Future of Us because I have it but I haven't read it yet.
    Enjoy your books! =)

    -Shanon @ Escaping With Fiction

  13. The Lily Bard series is GREAT! I loved that series. Great haul!

    Thanks for stopping by :)

    Megan @ Between the Lines

  14. Great books! :) I hope you like Mockingbird! I really should read this one ;) I'll check your review :)

  15. Isn't it exciting to hold your first ARC in your hands. They are wonderful. Especially the first one you get from a publisher. Great haul.

    Livre De Amour-Books of Love Blog

  16. Oh I enjoyed Daughter of Smoke and Bone. Looks like you got some great books! Enjoy!

  17. Wow, that's a lot of books! Hope you enjoy them!
    Happy Reading!
    My IMM post
    A Beautiful Madness

  18. OMG that's a lot!! I thought I had a big IMM!! Enjoy your new reads!

    Here's my IMM

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  19. Oh my gosh. Daughter of Smoke and Bone is AMAZING! Actually, that's a major understandment. I loved that book so, so, SO much. I hope you will too!! <333

    Such a great haul this week, I really enjoyed The Future of Us and The Other Life. And I'm very interested in reading Dark Parties, The Storyteller and Mockingbird. Hope you enjoy these!

  20. Great books this week. I really need to get my hands on Daughter of Smoke and Bone. I hope that you enjoy your new books!

    Ladybug Storytime

    I love your blog! New follower :)

  21. You got a ton of books!!
    They look great
    I hope you like Jane, I did like it a lot.


    have a great week.

  22. Ooh lots of books this week! Enjoy and thanks for stopping by!

  23. Wow you got a lot of books this week. I too need to get a copy of Daughter of Smoke and Bones

    Happy reading and thanks for stopping by my blog.

  24. I look forward to hearing what you think of "Skippy Dies." Me, I only got about a third of the way into it, and I kept getting lost every time the POV narrator shifted. Had some good/dark funny parts though.

  25. I don't think I read any of your books, and I hope you'll enjoy them all!

    My IMM

  26. Wow! Looks like you had a great week! Yay for The Other Life, Mockingbird, The Future of Us and Candy! And for all the others too! Hehe! Hope that you enjoy each and every one of them!

    Here's what I got In My Mailbox this week!



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