In My Mailbox (3)

Sunday, September 16, 2012 2:25 PM
In My Mailbox is a meme hosted over at The Story Siren where you showcase all of the books and goodies you received over the last week!

Money makes me a dangerous woman. I have to fight the urge to spend. And not on shoes or purses or clothes. I have the rare occasion where I want a Fossil purse or a summer dress.  My real weakness is literature. I have to resist the temptation to buy stacks of books. So my first paycheck created a monster.  See for yourself. 

Plus, I used to be good at photography but I'm mediocre at best now. That flash is killing me. 

Purchased (from Amazon and Barnes and Noble):
Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan 
Shadowfell by Juliet Marillier
Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire
The Near Witch by Victoria Schwab

Won (from Ensconced in YA):
Girl of Nightmares by Kendare Blake 

Library:
Everneath by Brodi Ashton


I finally won a book from a giveaway! I won a signed copy of Girl of Nightmares from Ensconced in YA, and I'd like to thank Christina for hosting the giveaway and Kendare Blake for signing and sending the book (oh, and for writing it of course)! I love Anna Dressed in Blood and look forward to reading this sequel! Here's what Blake wrote since it might be hard to see: 

For Courtney!

Hope you like a little blood. or a lot...
Happy nightmares! 

K Blake

Don't worry, Blake. I don't mind blood, and I love creepy books!

Last but not least, I just purchased Sisters Red by Jackson Pearce from my local bookstore. The cashier informed me that Jackson is actually female. Wow, I love that her name is Jackson, and I'm excited to read this!

That's my IMM. What did you guys get this week?

Happy reading,

Courtney

10 comments:

  1. Ooh, so many yummy books! I loved Girl of Nightmares and Everneath and I plan to finally read The Near Witch in October. Sisters Red has also been on my wishlist FOREVER, so I hope to get that one by the end of the year, at least! :)
    Lovely blog! I'm a new follower!

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    1. Good to hear! I can't wait to read them. And I hope you get Sisters Red soon. I plan to read Sweetly and Fathomless also if i love sisters red.

      Thanks chey! :D

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  2. Oooh very nice haul there! I still need to read Girl of Nightmares myself! Also got a signed copy from Kendare, but I still have to read it! Too many awesome reads to choose from these days!

    Happy Reading!

    Here's my STS

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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    1. I know the feeling jessica. i got all these but then there are other awesome books coming out like crown of embers and ten. You can never finish them all! :D

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  3. It looks like you got some fantastic books, there! I've been wanting to read Everneath forever, but still haven't gotten around to it. Happy reading with all your new books! :)

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    1. Thanks so much! I can't wait to read them all and I'll let you know how Everneath is later on.

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  4. WOW. Signed copy from Kendare Blake *faints* - Girl of nightmare is FAB, hope you enjoy it!
    I like your haul. So many are in my TBR pile.
    My post - My book haul of the week
    New follower via GFC :)
    Aditi @ READioactive

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    1. Thanks Aditi! Yeah, I was so excited to finally win something. i don't have the best luck. And I can't wait to read it! ;D

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  5. "So my first paycheck created a monster." - I def know how it feels hihih ♥ awesome stash! <3

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    1. haha thanks katey! and I will have to control my buying urges from now on. lol :D

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