Saturday, November 12, 2011

In My Mailbox

I had an unexpectedly and awesomely good week, so let's just get right to it all!



For Review:
Wanted by Heidi Ayarbe (Already read - fantastic book!)
The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour
Truth by Julia Karr
Harbinger by Sara Wilson Etienne
There is No Dog by Meg Rosoff
Radiant Days by Elizabeth Hand
Beneath a Meth Moon by Jacqueline Woodson
Try Not to Breathe by Jennifer Hubbard
Pretty Crooked by Elisa Ludwig
A Temptation of Angels by Michelle Zink
The Right and the Real by Joelle Anthony
The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines
(Huge thanks to Heidi Ayarbe + Balzer & Bray, Penguin, HarperTeen and Kathryn Miller Haines + Roaring Book Press)

Wings of the Wicked by Courtney Allison Moulton:
So, I beta read this one last summer, and sure, Courtney and I talked extensively about it and I probably asked her just about every possible questions about her characters, and we often debated motivations, etc, but honestly, I hadn't realized how much I was helping her with this book. Even with the late night texts of encouragement during all the revising. So when I found out that THIS is the dedication.... Yeah. (And dedication aside, Wings is seriously awesome, and kicks everything up several notches from Angelfire!)





Bought 
(Remember that B&N gift card I had? Yep. Happy Birthday to Me...)
The Perfect Play by Jaci Burton (Romance, and yes I bought it for the cover)
Changing the Game by Jaci Burton 
Switch by Tish Cohen
The Cardturner: A Novel About a King, a Queen and a Joker by Louis Sachar
Skyship Academy by Nick James

Borrowed from Melina:
Dead to You by Lisa McMann

Won from Loni
Possess by Gretchen McNeil (This book is awesome! And the cover is shiny!)

20 comments:

  1. So not only am I jealous that you got a Wings of the Wicked ARC, but you also beta read for Courtney?!? AND helped her survive?!? That is something of epic proportions! *Snaps for you*! ;)

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  2. Whoa, how awesome that it's dedicated to you. Awesome. Fantastic books this week. We got a lot of the same for review, can't wait to see what you think of them. Happy Reading!

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  3. Poor doggy!!! I love it!! Every week!! haha

    Harbinger! That sounds so awesome I really look forward to it. I also want to read Possess it sounds so creepy! Awesome haul!

    Giselle
    Xpresso Reads

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  4. What an awesome mailbox! U got Harbinger and Wings of the Wicked!

    http://lovesbooksreviews.blogspot.com/2011/11/in-my-mailbox-19.html

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  5. Aw, that's an awesome dedication! And I swear, I look forward to seeing your dog buried in books every week. lol!

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  6. Holy freaking cow!!! She dedicated the book to you?! That's freaking incredible!!!


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

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

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  7. That dedication is GREAT Kari! Soooo many books that I can barely even see Toby. I see my name! Enjoy DEAD TO YOU!

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  8. That is so cool that Courtney thanked you in her book! I really cannot wait to read her next book. You got a lot of awesome books this week!
    Book Sniffers Anonymous

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  9. OMG so many books where do i start and what shade of green should I be. Congrats on beta reading for courtney plus a dedication you rock. Still totally jealous though.

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  10. Harbinger looks awesome. Awesome bunch of books. & 2012 Debuts :)

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  11. LOL, I love your dog! Great haul of books this week.

    Check out my IMM here.

    Emma @ LostinaYAbook

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  12. Great set! I got The Girl is Murder too. So cool that you were mentioned in Moulton's dedication!!

    My IMM

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  13. Congrats on the dedication! I purchased The Perfect Play and Changing the Game for the covers also. Great reads though. Happy reading and I'm a new follower:)

    Here are my imm's for this week...

    http://moretalesfromthecrypt.wordpress.com/2011/11/13/in-my-mailbox-3/

    http://thebookjunkiesbookshelf.wordpress.com/2011/11/13/in-my-mailbox/

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  14. I would just stack them up and start reading. They all sound great.
    <a href="http://its-raining-books.blogspot.com/>here's my Post</a>

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  15. Wow, you've had the best book week by far.

    Moulton is so sweet for doing that dedication! You must've really made an impact on her.

    - Asher (from Paranormal Indulgence)

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