Friday, February 26, 2010

In My Mailbox

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme sponsored by The Story Siren

This week I promised myself that I would not purchase any books, yet somehow I ended up spending an hour in Barnes and Noble. Here is what I bought:

The Listener by Shira Nayman
Another Faust by Daniel and Dina Nayeri
The Ever Breath by Julianna Baggott
The Brooklyn Nine by Alan Gratz
Mr. Shivers by Robert Jackson Bennett
Dream House by Valerie Laken
Green Witch by Alice Hoffman
The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keattey Snyder
The Sixty-Eight Rooms by Marianne Malone
The Glass of Time by Michael Cox
Truly, Madly by Heather Webber
Toby Alone by Timothee de Fombelle
Because I Am Furniture by Thalia Chaltas

What did you receive in your mailbox this week?

Saturday, February 20, 2010

In My Mailbox

This week's IN MY MAILBOX is hosted by The Story Siren

This week a bought a lot of good stuff. I also read a lot of good books, since I was stuck at home sick all week. Check at my Goodreads for more info on these books.

Nightwalker by Heather Graham
The Witch's Grave by Shirley Damsgaard
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
Ghostgirl by Tonya Hurley
Ghostgirl: Homecoming by Tonya Hurley
Hate List by Jennifer Brown
Shift by Jennifer Bradbury
Albatross by Josie Bloss
Gone Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright
The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Klages
Tales of Death and Dementia by Edgar Allan Poe
Antsy Does Time by Neal Shusterman
Hold Still by Nina LeCour
Girlfriend Material by Melissa Kantor
Suite Scarlett by Maureen Johnson
Scarlett Fever by Maureen Johnson
The Ghost and Mrs. McClure by Alice Kimberly
Beguiled by Deeanne Gist and J. Mark Bertrand
The Crimson Rooms by Katharine McMahon
The Diva Paints the Town by Krista Davis
The Hollow by Jessica Verday
Ruined by Paula Morris
The Thirteenth Princess by Diane Zahler
North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley
Wherever Nina Lies by Lynn Weingarten
All Unquiet Things by Anna Jarzab

That's all for me. What was in your mailbox this week?

Thursday, February 11, 2010

In My Mailbox

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

This week was another great week for books. As soon as I figure out this whole blogging thing, I will link my reviews and other details. In the meantime, you can look me up on Goodreads if you are interested. Goodreads

First on the list are books that I have received via Amazon:

Broken Soup by Jenny Valentine
Newes from the Dead by Mary Hooper
Running for my Life by Ann Gonzalez
The Phantom Isles by Stephen Alter
Instead of Three Wishes by Megan Whalen Turner

Also, thanks to Chicago Public Library and their yearly Best of the Best conference, I learned about a ton of great books. I couldn't help but pick up a few while I was there. My selections were the following great books:

Butterflies and Moths by Nic Bishop
A Book of Sleep by Il Sung Na
The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney
Over in the Hollow by Rebecca Dickinson
Book Fiesta! by Pat Mora
The Goodbye Season by Marian Hale

Finally, because I am lame, I just spent the last hour meandering around Barnes and Noble. Very sad for a Saturday night, but oh well. I got some great stuff!

After by Amy Efaw
Scarlett by Cathy Cassidy
Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor
The Ghost's Grave by Peg Kehret
Hard Love by Ellen Wittinger
Wish Stealers by Tracy Trivas
Eighth-Grade Superzero by Olugbemisola Rhuday Perkovich
Front and Center by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
If I Stay by Gayle Forman
Kyle's Island by Sally Derby
The Lost Children by Carolyn Cohagan
Tangled by Carolyn Mackler
Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
Dope Sick by Walter Dean Myers
Al Capone Shines my Shoes by Gennifer Choldenko

What's in your mailbox?

Monday, February 1, 2010

In My Mailbox

The Anne Frank Case by Susan Goldman Rubin
Unsolved History: Perplexing People by Gary L. Blackwood
Unsolved History: Enigmatic Events by Gary L. Blackwood
Blue Plate Special by Michelle D. Kwansney
Never to be Told by Becky Citra
Odd Man Out by Sarah Ellis
Thaw by Monica M. Roe
The Joy of Spooking by P.J. Bracegirdle
Girl, Hero by Carrie Jones
The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets by Nancy Springer
Good Enough by Paula Yoo
Beautiful Dead by Eden Maguire
Sailing Alone Around the Room by Billy Collins
Over My Dead Body by Kate Klise
Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland by Sally M. Walker
Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey
By the Time you Read this I'll be Dead by Julie Anne Peters
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O'Connor
Haunted Love by Chris Gonsalves
American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Love that Dog by Sharon Creech
The Chestnut King by N.D. Wilson
Miracle's Boys by Jacqueline Woodson
After Tupac and D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson
Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson
Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson
Down a Dark Hall by Lois Duncan
The 39 Clues: The Maze of Bones by Rick Riodan
The Ghost on the Stairs by Chris Eboch
The Year My Parents Ruined My Life by Martha Freeman
Climbing the Stairs by Padma Venkatraman
Stella Stands Alone by A. Lafaye
Who's Buried in the Garden? by Ray Villareal
The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair by Russell Martin and Lydia Nibley
1001 Cranes by Naomi Hirahara
The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline by Nancy Springer