Monday, August 15, 2011

In My Mailbox Monday (11)

In My Mailbox (IMM) was started by The Story Siren a few years back, and is a great way for bloggers to give the books they are reading (or are planning to read) a quick mention. 

I've had a super week to make up for the fact that I go ZILCH last week!  My library queues all seemed to come up this week, and I bought a few.  Plus I got a bunch of NetGalleys.  Really, too many books to list, so I'm going to highlight the best of them...


The Lying Game #2: Never Have I EverNever Have I Ever (The Lying Game, Book #2)
By Sara Shepard
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: August 2nd, 2011
Source: Library
Goodreads Synopsis
I liked the first book okay.  I didn't love it, but it did leave me needed to know what happens next.  Stay tuned...


Epic FailEpic Fail
By Claire LaZebnik
Publisher: HarperTeen
Publication Date: August 2nd, 2011
Source: Library
Goodreads Synopsis
With a name like Epic Fail,I had to read it.  Period.


A Long, Long SleepA Long, Long Sleep
By Anna Sheehan
Publisher: Candlewick
Publication: August 9th, 2011
Source: Library
Goodreads Synopsis
I saw this on someone's WoW a few weeks ago and had to check it out. Plus the cover is beautiful.


The Near WitchThe Near Witch
By Victoria Schwab
Publisher: Hyperion Books
Publication Date: August 2nd, 2011
Source: Purchase
Goodreads Synopsis
I've heard great things, plus the author will be at Decatur Book Festival in two weeks, so I had to read it and have it ready to be signed.  :)


My Life as A White Trash ZombieMy Life As A White Trash Zombie
By Diana Rowland
Publisher: Daw
Publication Date: May 25th, 2011
Source: Purchase
Goodreads Synopsis
With a name like that?  Come on?  I had to give it a go!



Touch of Frost (Mythos Academy)Touch of Frost
By Jennifer Estep
Publisher: Kensington Publishing
Publication Date: July 26th, 2011
Source: Purchase
Goodreads Synopsis
Another one I've head nothing but glowing reviews of.  



The SleepwalkersThe Sleepwalkers
By J. Gabriel Gates
Publisher: HCI Teens
Publication Date: October 4th, 2011
Source: NetGalley
Goodreads Synopsis
This just looks so good.  Creepy.  Chilling.



The Girl in the ParkThe Girl In the Park
By Mariah Fredericks
Publisher: Random House/Schwartz & Wade
Publication Date: April 24th, 2012
Source: NetGalley
Goodreads Synopsis
Loving the cover.  Looks like an awesome mystery.



WanderloveWanderlove
By Kirsten Hubbard
Publisher: Delacorte Books for YoungReaders
Publication Date: March 13th, 2012
Source: NetGalley
Goodreads Synopsis
This is getting a lot of buzz.  I'm wanting to see if it's worth it!


ChompChomp
By Carl Hiaasen
Publisher: Alfred A.Knopf
Publication Date: March 27th, 2012
Source: NetGalley
Goodreads Synopsis
I am a fan of both Carl Hiaasen's kid and adult books.  I'm pretty excited for a sneak peek at his latest.


TankbornTankborn
By Karen Sandler
Publisher: Lee & Low
Publication Date: September 15th, 2011
Source: NetGalley
Goodreads Synopsis
Super-cool cover, crazy-awesome synopsis.  I think this will be a winner.


So, as you can see, I have had an awesome week!  What's in your mailbox?

23 comments:

  1. The Near Witch is SO GOOD!!! Seriously, I loved every minute of it, the writing is beautiful. It pulls you in from the very first line.

    Also, "litwit" is a great word, so kudos on that. =)

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  2. Lots of great Net Galleys. I hope you like Near Witch as much as I did. Thanks for stopping by.

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  3. Great books! I really liked The Near Witch and Touch of Frost. I've heard nothing but great things about Epic Fail. Hope you enjoy your books!

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  4. I've seen a lot of good reviews on a lot of things you got this week! You have a lot of good reading ahead of you :]

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  5. Awesomse stuff this week! I'm super jealous you got Lying Game 2 (I'm on hold) and Epic Fail (not in our system yet ARGH!) Enjoy everything!

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  6. I love Carl Hiaasen too. Can't wait to read Chomp!

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  7. Wow. Lots of goodies. I've been looking at a long long sleep -- I want that one! Happy reading!

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  8. Ha! White Trash Zombie sounds amusing.

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  9. I liked A long, Long Sleep. Really want to read Near Witch and Sleepwalkers!

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  10. Wow you got a lot of books this week! ;) Can't wait to read Epic Fail, I heard it was super-cute, and I've been hearing tons of good things about The Near Witch as well-- hope you enjoy everything you got this week!!

    ~Lea @ LC's Adventures in Libraryland

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  11. You have some good ones! The Near Witch is on my to-read list, and I'm probably going to add Epic Fail. Have fun reading!

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  12. I'd really like to read Touch of Frost, I might have to Book Depository it soon since it's not out here in Australia.

    Thanks for stopping by, I just posted a Teaser Tuesday of All These Things I've Done if you want to check it out.

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  13. I can't wait to read The Near Witch! You have a great bunch of books here. Looks like you better get to reading ;)

    Also, I’m a new follower—wonderful blog! Stop by my blog and follow me too? :) http://rachelbrookswrites.blogspot.com/

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  14. Loved The Near Witch! Tankborn looks very intriguing too. Enjoy your awesome reads and have a great week!

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  15. need to read The Lying Game ASAP!

    hopping back, thank you :)

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  16. I feel the same about Epic Fail's title. It could be the most boring book in the world, and I'd still want to read it!

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  17. You have some great books here! I hope you enjoy reading them.

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  18. Great collection. I hadn't heard of My Life as a White Trash Zombie, so thanks for bringing that to my attention!

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  19. Oh I so want to read Epic Fail, The Near Witch and Touch of Frost! I've read such amazing reviews on all three books. Awesome haul this week, really hope you enjoy these! :D

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  20. You sure did get a lot of goodies! I just finished The Near Witch & loved it, hope you do too :D

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  21. I can't wait to read Wanderlove. It looks so good! Great books this week. I hope that you enjoy them all!

    P.S. Sorry it took a few days to visit your IMM.

    Kristina :)

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  22. YAY for Touch of Frost and Near Witch - both are absolutely BRILLIANT! I am really looking forward to A Long Long Sleep!

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  23. You got a nice load there yourself. Enjoy. And happy reading!

    Asher K.

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