Sep 25, 2011

In My Mailbox


IMM is a meme brought to us from The Story Siren. Basically, it's a good way to add books on to your TBR pile, get a head's up on what is coming soon, and to totally brag. Let's get real... ;)

For review:
Goliath by Scott Westerfeld
Wildfire by Karsten Knight
The Isle of Blood (The Monstrumologist #3) by Rick Yancey (thx, Simon Teen for all 3 books!)




Won:
The entire Uglies series by Scott Westerfeld and some awesome signed swag! (thx, Uniquely Moi Books!)
I've read this whole series when it first came out years ago and have recommended it many many times. I borrowed every copy from the library and never had my own - now I do! 


Not a bad week! Those Westerfeld books are going to come in handy when I meet the genius this Saturday at the Austin Teen Book Fest. If you are in Texas...join us! We will be having a get together on the Friday night before the fest and the special screening of Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist at the Alamo Drafthouse. Details HERE


I hope you have been hopping like a crazy person over all of these Banned Books Week giveaways going around. I have been hopping by each stop to personally thank everyone. Give me a few days, there are a lot of you, but I promise I'll get there! Thank you all for participating and being Intellectual Freedom Fighters!


Coming soon:
Another banned book inspired giveaway this week! 
Review and interview of A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

22 comments:

  1. I love the Uglies series, they are so awesome :) They were some of the first YA books that I read and loved :) Happy reading!

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  2. I have the Uglies series but haven't had a chance to read them. Looks like you got your hands full this week. Enjoy your reads and hope you can come check out my IMM Post too

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  3. Oooooh I so want to read The Uglies series - ENJOY!

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  4. Awesome that you get to meet Scott Westerfield! My hubby will be in Austin in a few months. I will be joining him. I do hope there are awesome books events going on then that I can attend! You guys seem to always have something going on there.

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  5. Great winnings! I have the first Scott Westerfield book on my shelf but haven't read yet. I hear really good things though.

    My IMM: http://bit.ly/rnXZn9
    I missed a couple of weeks so the list isn't normal.

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  6. Yay! What a nice mailbox. I've been patiently waiting for Goliath. When I met Scott awhile back, Leviathan just came out. So I'm like, biting my nails with anticipation! I'm so sure it will be well worth the wait though.

    Enjoy all of your goodies and if you have time my IMM is up.
    Have a great day and week!
    Amy

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  7. I'm so jealous you're in the area for the Austin Teen Book Fest! It looks like it'd be amazing amounts of fun.

    Such a nice mailbox this week. Enjoy! My IMM is over here if you'd like to stop by. Happy Readings!

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  8. Wow- congrats on your win! I really want to read Wildefire. I'll keep my eye out for your review. Enjoy all your books!

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  9. What a great week you had with books! A friend of mine loves The Uglies series and has been recommending it to me.

    Thanks for hosting the Banned Books Blog Hop. It's a great idea, thanks so much.

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  10. WoW Congrats on the win. I so want to get my hands on Wildefire. I love the cover! I have never read any of Scott Westerfields books.

    Happy Reading.

    My IMM: http://readingawaythedays.blogspot.com/2011/09/imm-17.html

    p.s. thanks for hosting banned books week!

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  11. Jealous! I wish I were either closer to Austin or that I was able to take a day trip (too much schoolwork) - I would love to hit up the book festival! Maybe next time.

    I have a BBW Giveaway posted on my blog as well!

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  12. Wow wow wow. Scott Westerfeld is THE REASON I read YA. <3 Tally.

    ~Asheley

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  13. Nice! I really enjoyed the Uglies series. Hope you do too.

    Giselle
    Xpresso Reads
    Wanna snag some ARCs? Check out my giveaways. ;)

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  14. There are some AWESOME reads there missy!

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  15. Enjoy all of your books! You got lot's of good stuff this week! Check out my IMM!!

    http://paigebradish1996.blogspot.com/2011/09/in-my-mailbox-5.html

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  16. That's pretty badass that you won the entire Uglies collection!
    And you always have so much awesome swag! Great mailbox this week :]

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  17. OMG!! I soo want the printed copies of the Uglies series!!! you're so lucky!
    I'm loving the banned book week! :) having fun!
    happy reading! and this is what I got in my mail this week!
    http://bookpics-reading2alba.blogspot.com/2011/09/immb-is-hosted-by-story-siren-make-sure.html

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  18. WOW amazing IMM you have here. I'm so jealous...you get to meet the awesomeness that is Scott Westerfeld. Wishing I could be there too. Dang! maybe next year. Have fun!!

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  19. oooh Goliath! That would round out my series! I need it!!! Hope you enjoy your IMM this week!

    My IMM

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  20. Wow what a great win this week! Nice :)

    Old Follower. :)

    My IMM- Book Briefs

    -Michelle

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  21. Hi, was The Uglies banned at one point? I have to do a research paper on a banned book and I would love to do it on The Uglies... if it was banned.

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