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Sunday, March 14, 2010

In My Mailbox - March 14th

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In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren.

For Review:
Dark Life by Kat Falls

Won:
Various (The Touchstone Trilogy Series #1) by Steve Augarde (from Page Turners)
Smudge's Mark by Claudia Osmond (From goodreads and Claudia herself - two won!)
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver (From Book, Books, Everywhere!)
Undead Much? mug (from Stacey Jay's blog - picture below)

Bought:
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
The Dead-Tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan
Bad Girls Don't Die by Katie Alender
Ink Exchange (Wicked Lovely, #2) by Melissa Marr
Love Is Hell
The Awakening and The Struggle (The Vampire Diaries, #1-2) by L.J. Smith
The Fury and Dark Reunion (The Vampire Diaries, #3-4) by L.J. Smith
Zombie Queen of Newbury High by Amanda Ashby
Alanna: The First Adventure (Song of the Lioness, #1) by Tamora Pierce
In the Hand of the Goddess (Song of the Lioness, #2) by Tamora Pierce
First Test (Protector of the Small, #1) by Tamora Pierce
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, Jill Thompson
Magic Trixie, Vol. 1 by Jill Thompson
Fade (Dream Catcher, #2) by Lisa McMann
The Looking Glass Wars (The Looking Glass Wars, #1) by Frank Beddor
Seeing Redd (The Looking Glass Wars, #2) by Frank Beddor
Eighth Grade Bites (The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod, #1) by Heather Brewer
Troll Bridge: A Rock'n' Roll Fairy Tale by Jane Yolen, Adam Stemple
Pay the Piper: A Rock 'n' Roll Fairy Tale by Jane Yolen, Adam Stemple

Library Books (not in video):
Frankie Pickle and the Closet of Doom by Eric Wight
Dreamland Chronicles Book One by Scott Christian Sava
Crogan's Vengeance (Crogan Adventures 1) by Chris Schweizer
The Emperor's New Clothes: The Graphic Novel by Stephanie True (RTL) Peters
The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz by Eric Shanower
Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor





So, I realize I have a problem - a book buying one. And I think I need therapy.. and a ban. But, I do go to book signings.. so I'm going to have to buy ONE book for each of those. Yes, one. I've decided. So, hopefully my "Bought" list will keep shrinking. So, yes, I will be justifying every book bought with either - Gift Card used, or Book Signing attended. :) And I need you guys to keep me accountable.


16 comments:

  1. Awesome haul this week - LOL I know what you mean about a serious problem I got it too! :)

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  2. I seem to have the same book buying problem. I also wish that I could have attended the Children's Lit Conference because it looks like some excellent authors were there.

    Great haul! I hope you enjoy all the books you bought. I loved the ones by Tamora Pierce. Happy reading!

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  3. Great books. I need to stop buying so many too. So many great ones are coming out right now though. Plus there are so many great ones out there already.

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  4. Oh, wow! You got a lot of great books! Hope you enjoy them all :)

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  5. You had a great week! I just posted my review of Dark Life & I really enjoyed it :o) I have the same problem as you do with buying books. I'm trying to keep my buying under control but there are so many books I want that it's hard LOL

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  6. Wow, what a variety! I bought two new books this week and I thought that I was a big spender! Haha, hope you enjoy all your new books.

    Emidy
    from Une Parole

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  7. Love the layout of your blog! Great list! Stumbled across your blog from The Story Siren & am now following! Happy reading!

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  8. I go to three different libraries to get books in an effort to keep myself from buying. I still get those impulse purchases-even at the grocery store I hit the book section. Thankfully they have a very small selection which helps. I guess it is good to support the book industry.

    You have a lot of great books to read, especially The Dead Tossed Waves and Before I Fall. I hope you enjoy reading all of your books and I look forward to your reviews.

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  9. Wow. That is A LOT of new reads! I have a serious book buying problem too. I've struggled all day not to place an order with Amazon (my credit card is right next to my mouse too. I'm SO ready!).

    I recently finally found an Alice in Wonderland book that came with Through The Looking Glass. Now to find the 3rd book!

    My mailbox is here!

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  10. Oh my wow woman! You're going to need a bigger house...

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  11. Holy... MG!!!!
    Your book stash is ace!=)

    Book buying Problem? Where? I dont see it? hahahaha, from one book buying addict to another=)

    There are so many titles that I dont know what to comment on!


    Enjoy all your books!!! I am so J!!!


    http://lll808.blogspot.com/2010/03/in-my-mailbox-10.html

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  12. Don't try to ban your book buying - it doesn't work! How about a reward system? You can only buy a book if you accomplish a predetermined task. OR you know, you could just buy all the books you want and your house gets to full you can send them to me! ha!
    I know...not helping :)

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  13. Wow you have got some amazing titles and soooo many too. Hope you enjoy them all. Have a great week.

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  14. You had a fantastic week! Wow! I'm just in awe of all your books! I can't wait to hear your thoughts.

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  15. Damnnnnnn you got alot of books. Cool selection though, Enjoy your books. Here'smine

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  16. Okay so I have found that my book buying problem can be somewhat alleviated by rewarding myself. My fiance told me if I went 6 months without buying a book (certain exceptions were made) he would give me $50 to buy books at the end of the 6 months. Unfortunately I only made it three and I gotta start all over again, but it's fun to try. (Of course I also have 26 books out of the library so I guess it's how you look at it.)

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