Sunday, February 7, 2010

In My Mailbox (1)

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I’ve been meaning to start this for about two weeks now, but if you’ve been following my blog, you know I’ve been having a tough time lately.  It’s not getting much easier.  My family is now in the planning for another funeral.  This is the only one I have been directly involved in planning, but this is the fourth funeral I will have attended in two weeks.  At least this time I won’t be going out of state.

Now that the sad stuff is out of the way, lets get on to the happy! Since this is my first In My Mailbox, I’m going to show you what books I’ve gotten the past two weeks with my own money/gift cards and most of the prizes I’ve received from contests around the web in the last month!

Bought By Me:

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From Amazon (before the whole MacMillan craziness mind you):

  • Hush,Hush by Becca Fiztpatrick
  • Red-headed Stepchild by Jaye Wells
  • Tempest Rising by Nicole Peeler
  • Crimson City by Liz Maverick
  • Sunshine by Robin McKinley

From Borders:

  • A Tale of Two Demon Slayers by Angie Fox
  • Demon Inside by Stacia Kane  (Too bad I meant to get Personal Demons, so that’ll come next week, hopefully!)
  • Beyond the Night by Joss Ware

 

Won By Me:

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From Dark Faerie Tales:

  • The Midnight Guardian:  A Millennial Novel by Sarah Jane Stratford
  • Lips Touch Three Times by Laini Taylor

From Kindle Vixen:

  • Skin Game by Ava Gray

From Bitten By Books:

  • Gentlemen Prefer Succubi by Jill Myles

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This is my awesome signed swag picture!! Too bad you can’t see much of it…

From JoJos Book Corner:

  • A signed cd of They Call Me Death by Missy Jane
  • Plus Missy sent me some unexpected swag: a pen, a pin, a magnet, a signed card!  She’s so awesome!

From Ellz Readz:

  • Bree Despain stickers
  • Bree Despain signed bookmarks

From Angie Fox:

  • signed copy of My Zombie Valentine anthology (sorry this was made out to me, so it is not the one in my contest, that one is unsigned)
  • she also wrote a note and sent a book mark b/c she is amazing!
  • signed cover flats for The Accidental Demon Slayer, The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers, and A Tale of Two Demon Slayers (I actually won these from playing her Facebook app Pirates Journey! I got kinda addicted lol.)

 

Not Pictured:

From Bitten By Books:

  • Adrian Phoenix Nightkind Coffee Mug.  (Forgot to take a picture of it b/c I was drinking out of it hehe!)

9 comments:

Emily said...

Congratulations on your winnings! I'm so jealous of Skin Game especially, I definitely want to read this one. I'm sorry to hear about your losses and hope life takes a turn for the better for you soon.

Emily
What Book is That?

The Story Siren said...

great books this week! hope you enjoy them all! happy reading!

hope everything starts getting better for you....

Rebecca said...

Great books you got this week. They all look really interesting. Hopefully things get better for you.

The Library Lurker said...

Wow, you got a lot of great books! Thanks for stopping by my blog! If you're interested my review of Magic Study is here:
http://librarylurker.blogspot.com/2010/02/magic-study-by-maria-v-snyder.html

and Poison Study here:
http://librarylurker.blogspot.com/2010/01/poison-study-by-maria-v-snyder.html

Sara M said...

Great haul this week! I'm definitely jeaous of Lips Touch!

Amanda Leigh said...

Thanks everyone for the well wishes.
Once I get my head working againand things calm down, I can't wait to dive into all these books!!

Marquetta said...

I can't wait to see what you think about Gentlemen Prefer Succubi.

Jenn (Books At Midnight) said...

Oh, awesome books! I'm glad you got a copy of Hush Hush, and I hope you enjoy. And Lips Touch Three Times has GORGEOUS illustrations. Happy reading! :D

Shooting Stars Mag said...

I really want to read Lips Touch and I've BOUGHT and need to read Tempest Rising and Red-Headed Step-Child.

-Lauren

I don't know if you entered the Holey Donuts giveaway or not, but if you could check out this post and do so for my blog, it would mean a TON for my family and you can enter for the book afterwards too if you wish (White Cat by Holly Black ARC)!:

http://shootingstarsmag.blogspot.com/2010/02/giveaway-white-cat-arc-250-holey-donuts.html