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In My Mailbox-- Debut Edition

While I was out gathering books and other bookish items for the giveaway during Fairy Tale Fortnight, I couldn't resist buying a few additional books for myself.


From Borders (going out of business sale) I bought:


1. A huge read-aloud edition of Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
2. Wings by E.D. Baker


From Books-a-Million I bought:


1. Cindy Ella and Geek Charming by Robin Palmer


From Barnes & Noble I ordered:


Midnight Pearls, Before Midnight, and Golden: A Retelling of Rapunzel by Cameron Dokey




As far as books read/currently reading, I finished The Mind Reader and Double Date by R.L. Stine. Yes, Fear Street throw backs. What can I say, it was a request from a student...and a frightening reminder of hideous clothing trends from the early 90s. Even in printed word the clothes are scary.


I'm (still) reading Spoiled by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan. I want to find time to finish reading this book. It's hilarious! I love celebrity parodies... this book even has a plot mixed in with all the absurd pokes at Hollywood's elite.

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  1. Nice mailbox! Have a wonderful week....

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  2. Wings sounds really great - happy reading!

    I gave you a One Lovely Blog Award - you can chech it out at http://paperbacktreasures.blogspot.com/2011/02/one-lovely-blog-award.html

    Hannah (Paperback Treasures)

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  3. Yay! Fairy Tale Fortnight!!! :D

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