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In My Mailbox (5)

In My Mailbox is a weekly book meme started by The Story Siren.

This week was a good week for free books.(Yay!)

Books I Won:

I won a copy of Banana Kiss from a fellow blogger's contest (blkosiner's book blog). I also won Jesus Potter Harry Christ from a Goodreads contest. I did, however, pass this book on to my dad since my shelf space is getting limited (again). His excitement over a new book makes it pretty obvious who I take after.


Jesus Potter Harry Christ: The Fascinating Parallels Between Two of the World's Most Popular Literary CharactersBanana Kiss

For Review:

The Dark City #1 (Relic Master)I received a copy in the mail of Relic Master: The Dark City  by Catherine Fisher from the publisher. This will be my next book to read. It looks really good! I also like that the remaining books in the series are set to hit the shelves over the next four months-- one book per month. I hate waiting for books to be released when I find a series that I like. I have zero patience.  

Princess Callie and the Totally Amazing Talking Tiara (Callie Chronicles)I also received an e-book of Princess Callie and the Totally Amazing Talking Tiara . It's a mouthful, I know! The review is coming of this book because it was just too cute. I really enjoyed it.



Books I Bought:

Ok, I admitI have a problem. I can't stop buying books. At least these were from a store and not off Ebay this time. (sigh) I picked up Once a Witch by Carolyn MacCullough and The Graveyard Book  by Neil Gaiman. Both of these books look great. I hate to put them at the end of my TBR shelf. (I'm working on shelf #2 at the moment.)


The Graveyard BookOnce a Witch

Comments

  1. Great books this week. I loved Once A Witch the sequel is awesome too.
    Happy reading.
    Sally.
    http://theelifylop.blogspot.com/2011/03/in-my-mailbox-11.html

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  2. Nice IMM this week and I definitely understand how it is to be losing space on your bookshelf! If it weren't for my NookColor I wouldn't even have a book blog, because I ran out of room long ago haha.

    -Sandra @ http://sandrathenookworm.blogspot.com

    Anyway, I hope you're having a great day, I am! :)

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