Sunday, July 12, 2009

In My Mailbox - July 12, 2009

inmymailbox In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren. Check out her website for additional books to add to your I Wanna Read it list! This week I bring you books from home and one day at The ALA (American Library Association) exhibits.

Eyes Like Stars by Lisa Mantchev - Word Ninja!
Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink - Word Ninja!
Crash Into Me by Albert Borris - Interview with Betty Borris about the author's recovery!

Red Glass by Laura Resau - won in twitter contest from @RobinBrande
The Treasure Map of Boys (ARC) by E. Lockhart - companion title to The Boyfriend List and The Boy Book
Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink (ARC) - Word Ninja giveaway in August!
Intertwined by Gena Showalter (ARC) - Harlequin TEEN! I cut my first reading teeth on Harlequin!!!
My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent (ARC) - another Harlequin Teen debut!

ALA Exhibits
The publishers were really awesome! I must give special shout-outs to Candlewick, Knopf, and Penguin Young Readers. The lady at Penguin saw my 13yo, The Amazing Dancer, and then presented her with THREE must reads! Candlewick overhead us talking and gave us two amazing books.Knopf gave us any ARC we wanted that she had on display. Thank you wonderful people!
The Amazing Dancer's books

Fire by Kristin Cashore
Hold Still by Nina Lacour
Gone from These Woods by Donny Seagraves
Murder at Midnight by AVI
William S. and the Great Escape by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
After by Amy Efaw
The Goodbye Season by Marian Hale
The Good Neighbors by Holly Black (signed)
In the Path of Falling Objects by Andrew Smith
Goth Girl Rising by Barry Lyga
The Ask and The Answer by Patrick Ness
Invisible Lines by Mary Amato (signed)
Strange Angels by Lilith St. Crow
Little Black Lies by Tish Cohen
Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles (signed)

The Brain Lair's Books

Another Faust by Dina and Daniel Nayeri
The Mile Between by Mary E. Pearson
Front and Center by Caltherine Gilbert Murdock
Fat Cat by Robin Brande
Powerless by Matthew Cody
Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
The Island of the Blessed by Nancy Farmer
Invisible Lines by Mary Amato
Candor by Pam Bachorz
Blue Plate Special by Michelle D. Kwasney
Geektastic by Holly Black and Cecil Castellucci
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
The Sweetheart of Prosper County by Jill S. Alexander
Buck Fever by Cynthia Chapman Willis
Into the Wild Nerd Yonder by Julie Halpern

Can you say WOW!?? And we were only there for a few hours. I just want to thank the wonderful writers and publisher reps we had the pleasure of meeting. You made a long trip well worth it!


  1. Nice loot! Enjoy! I've read a few of them and they were very good!

  2. I wish I could've gone to ALA. You and your daughter both brought home some really great books!

    Congratulations on the super IMM week!

  3. Wow. Huge week! Front & Center looks so amazing, so I'm definitely jealous about that. And the cover for Eyes Like Stars is so gorgeous...too bad the ARC that I have doesn't include the awesomeness!

  4. I'm definitely saying wow! You have the best loot. Happy reading!

  5. I got a lot of great titles I'm looking FW to read The Mile Between. Enjoy your books.


  6. Wow! What great books! I really wish I could have gone to ALA...maybe next year. I hope you have a ton of fun reading all those books! I'm looking forward to your reviews.

  7. Wow you got heaps of books. Hope you enjoy reading them all.

  8. WOW!! Can't wait to hear what you think of all these!


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