Sunday, December 19, 2010

In My Mailbox (54) and Secret Santa Gifts!!

**Thanks to The Story Siren for hosting IMM

'In My Mailbox'is a weekly post that spotlights the new books that were received during the week.  Here is what I got:
I participated in two Secret Santas this year and I received some amazing goodies!  The first holiday swap that I participated in was the Booklover's Secret Santa.  My swap partner was the fabulous Emily from Emily's Reading Room.  She totally hooked me up!  Check out all of the goodies she sent me.  Thanks so much Emily!  Please take a little time and go check her out at Emily's Reading Room!  I also participated in the Book Blogger's Holiday Swap.  My Secret Santa was the wonderful Pixie from Page Turners!  She sent me some great books that were on my wishlist!  Thank you Pixie, I love my goodies!  You need to go check her out at Page Turners!

From Emily:
A SIGNED copy of Matched by Ally Condie!
Arc of The Lost Saint by Bree Despain!!!
A SUPER cute hat crocheted by Emily herself!
A Match Made in Highschool by Kristin Walker pencil and matchbook
Box of Selling Hope by Kristin O'Donnell Tubb 'anti-comet pills' (too cute!)
Shadow Hills by Anastasia Hopcus pin
Signed Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
Signed Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready
Poison Study, Magic Study, and Fire Study by Maria V. Snyder
Mistwood by Leah Cypess
Flux bookmark
The Dark Divine by Bree Despain
Cute alligator card

From Pixie:
Signed copy of Shadow of the Sun by Laura Kreitzer!
Copy of Prophecy of Days by Christy Raedeke!

Thank you sooooo much Emily and Pixie!  You guys are AWESOME Secret Santas!  I love all my goodies!

I hit a few bookstores this week too.  I found some amazing bargains on some good books- so I couldn't resist!  Here is what I bought:

Blood Promise by Richelle Mead (future contest prize)
2 copies of Restoring Harmony by Joelle Anthony (one for me- one for a contest prize)
Graceling by Kristin Cashore (contest prize)
The Red Queen's Daughter by Jacqueline Kolosov
Dead Beautiful by Yvonne Woon
Bleeding Violet by Dia Reeves
The Magicians by Lev Grossman
Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
Undead Much? by Stacey Jay
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson (trade- thanks Brandi!)

Wow! What a haul this week!  I can't wait to read all of these.  Now you know what I got.  What did you get?


  1. WOW that is an amazing haul! Enjoy all your books and Happy Holidays!

  2. WOAH!!! that's a ton of fun stuff! Awesome

  3. OMG Matched is so cute! Great IMM!

  4. Jeez, what a bunch of books! Happy holidays!

  5. I'm so glad you liked your stuff. :) I hope you enjoy Matched and The Lost Saint as much as I did. Merry Christmas!

  6. What a haul! I've been really wanting to read Matched.

  7. Hi Jennifer,

    Just wanted to stop by and thank you for my wonderful Holiday Swap goodies! I love everything, especially the book I've been wanting for over a year now, The Last Queen. Thanks so much again and I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year! Here's a link to my post, if you'd like to visit: