Saturday, July 27, 2013

In My Mailbox #92

Saturday, July 27, 2013 with 13 comments

In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren.  It's a weekly meme where we all get to brag about the books and swag we got in the mail, for review, won in contests, etc.

I need summer to last a couple months longer -- I mean the time between school years, not just the season.  (We pretty much have six months -- at least -- of summer here in North Texas.)  So I can take another vacation.  So I can get more books read.  And so I can stop freaking out about my baby starting kindergarten at the end of August.  I'm just not ready!

For Review:

Keeping Her (Losing It, #1.5)ConjuredWhite Space (Dark Passages, #1)The Shadow Prince (Into the Dark #1)

click on covers to be taken to the Goodreads page for each book

Keeping Her by Cora Carmack - Love this series!  I've already read this novella and I shall be reviewing it on Short Story Sunday this week.  :D

Conjured by Sarah Beth Durst - Amnesia?  Magic-wielding serial killer?  I am all over this one!

White Space by Ilsa J. Bick - The Matrix meets Inkheart? That. Sounds. AMAZING! I love her Ashes trilogy -- I'll be reading the final book in that series VERY soon -- and can't wait to see what she does with this new series!

The Shadow Prince by Bree Despain - I'm gonna be honest...this will be my first Bree Despain book. But I love the Persephone myth, so I couldn't pass it up. :)


Proxy (Proxy, #1)

click on cover to be taken to the Goodreads page for each book

So, that's my haul.  How about you?  What did you get this week?

The Week in Review:


Current Giveaways:  The Summer of Love Giveaway Hop

Promotional/Discussion Posts:  SYNC's 2013 Week 9 offerings are up for download, with Grave Mercy and Hamlet up for grabs this week -- FOR FREE!  The Truth AND Dare Blog Tour hosted by Paper Lantern Lit has kicked off.  And I helped reveal the cover for Secret, the fourth book in Brigid Kemmerer's Elementals series!  Also, I teased Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea and waited on Evertrue.

Jen's Currently Reading/Listening To:

The Scorpio RacesShadowsDude. I wasn't supposed to read this yet. But it had been calling to me ever since I discussed it with my friend Lauren, and I couldn't say no any longer. Plus, I've been wanting to do a re-read of Angelfall which I don't have time for. And I've heard this is an angel book on the same level as that one.  And so far, IT IS. Very readable. Very.

I was having trouble deciding on my next listen -- too many choices -- so I decided to re-listen to an old favorite.  Check out my review to see why I love it so.

The Week Ahead:

Reviews:   Between the Devil and the Deep Blue SeaProxy (audio), The Liberator

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Hope you all have a wonderful weekend!!!


  1. ooh everyone seems to be getting White Space.. don't know why the cover reminds me of the evil queen from Snow White and the Huntsman :P. ooh, I really want to pick up The Scorpio Races!

    awesome book haul,
    - Juhina @ Maji Bookshelf

  2. Ooh, love it all! I'll have to check some of these out :) Happy reading!

  3. I also got White Space this week. I loved Bick's novel Drowning Instinct. I hope this one is just as awesome.

    Pretty Deadly Reviews

  4. ermahgerd. i want the liberator. *kicks you*

  5. I am really wanting to read White Space and Into the Dark. I've not requested them yet but am so tempted to (though my ARC pile is growing intimidating). Wonderful haul!

    My Friends Are Fiction

  6. I got White Space and The Shadow Prince, too. I can't wait to read them as well as your own reviews on both. I haven't read Angelfall yet :{, but I'm going to have to pick up Shadows soon. It sounds fantastic. Hope you enjoy all your new reads!

    Raina @ The LUV'NV

  7. I need to get my hands on Keeping Her. I'm sure it will be awesome. :) Enjoy!

  8. Cool haul. Happy reading :)

  9. Nice books, Jen. I'm looking forward to Keeping Her!

  10. The jump to kindergarten is so scary at first! *holds hand* It gets better. I think I was more freaked out for the anticipation of the first day.

    I can't wait to hear what you think about Proxy!

  11. I can't wait to hear what you think of the Proxy Audiobook. I'm looking for a new book to buy but wrestling with which to buy next. Great haul this week btw. Happy reading!!

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  12. I can't wait to read Conjured. It looks so awesome. White Space looks intriguing, too. I hear you, I could definitely use an extra vacation as well. Great haul this week!


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