Aug 142011
In My Mailbox is a weekly meme created by Kristi at The Story Siren that gives readers the chance to share the books they bought/received/swapped/rented over the past week.

Borrowed from Ginger:
(thanks G!)

For review:
Dark Parties by Sara Grant
(thank you Little, Brown Books for Young Readers!)

Cleopatra’s Moon by Vicky Alvear Shecter
(thank you Scholastic!)

Between Here and Forever by Elizabeth Scott
(thanks Elizabeth!)

And as a special bonus… a picture from Ginger’s visit to Chicago!

The beautiful city of Chicago from the Shedd Aquarium

  37 Responses to “In My Mailbox (40)”

  1. Oh, I just finished Dark Parties the other day, and I pretty much loved it! Enjoy your books, Tara :)

  2. Those all look super great – I am excited to read all of those. AND YAY the Shedd Aquarium! I love that place, I wish I could go way more often than I actually end up there.

  3. I am so jelly you guys got to hang out :( this whole situation makes me want to move to america so i get to see you guys!! Also, the Jenny han books rock my face.

  4. Yay for the Jenny Han books! I recently got one from the library and can’t wait to read it.

    Hope you had a fab time in Chi!

    PS- Is your dress from Target? Pretty sure I have it too!

  5. What a pretty picture!

    Yay for Cleopatra’s Moon!

    Happy reading :-)

  6. I’ve heard lots of good things about Cleopatra’s Moon. I might have to bend to peer pressure and add it to my TBR pile. :)

  7. Awesome in my mailbox! I really want to read Cleopatra’s Moon! Happy reading!

    *new follower*

  8. You must tell me when you start the Summer series.. aahhhhhhh CONRAD!!!!!! <3

    and I miss your face. Like crazy!

  9. New follower :) So many good books this week! Happy Reading!

    Hippies, Beauty, and Books. Oh My!

  10. Between Here and Forever is such a great book! I haven’t had a chance to read any of the Summer series by Jenny Han besides the first one, which I loved! I’ll have to try and get my hands on those!

    Happy reading! Here’s my IMM

  11. Love the photo. Chicago is such a fun series. I really want to read Jenny Han’s books. Great set this week!
    My IMM

  12. Whoops…Chicago is a fun city – not series :-) Books on the mind.

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  14. A lot of great reads this week – ENJOY!

    Happy Reading

    Wannabe Librarian’s IMM

  15. Ooo I just read Cleopatra’s Moon and really enjoyed it, it was such a different read from all the paranormal stuff I’d been reading. Really interesting to learn about Cleopatra’s daughter too, can’t wait to see what you think Tara!

  16. Seems like a great IMM this week. :) I don’t think I’ve heard of them all though, so I’ll have to take a closer look!

    Click to see what I got in my mailbox this week!

  17. Dark Parties was pretty good! I haven’t read the Han books yet…I want to, just keep for getting to get them!

    Letters Inside Out – My IMM

  18. Ooh I need to get Cleopatra’s Moon. It sounds great! Hope you enjoy. =)

  19. I’m looking forward to reading Dark Parties. Hope you enjoy it :]
    And congrats on getting to show off your city. I’ve driven through it twice now and still haven’t been able to see much. I love what I have seen though :]

  20. Dark Parties looks amazing! Enjoy :D

    New follower :) Your blog is gorgeous!

    My Mailbox

  21. You got a nice list of books this week in your mailbox. Cleopatra’s Moon looks like a good book.
    Book Sniffers Anonymous

  22. I’ve seen Dark Parties on a lot of people’s reading/to-read lists! Sounds interesting! :)

    Here’s my IMM! http://wp.me/pAblM-lB

  23. Dark Parties looks great…the others look interesting too. Following. Enjoy reading it all.
    Nina @ Death Books and Tea

  24. Dark Parties sure is getting a lot of face time. I will have to read it.

  25. Dark Parties has sparked my interest for a while :) Enjoy!

    My Mailbox :)

  26. I’m jealous. Those books sound awesome!


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  27. You guys look awesome in that picture!! I just finished The Summer I Turned Pretty just recently, I need to get the other two soon, soo good! =D

  28. Ummm YAY at the Summer books! Have you seriously not read them yet?!

  29. I want to read Cleopatra’s Moon so bad! I’m just not sure when I’ll have time.

  30. Between Here and Forever! so glad to see that on your list this week.

    LOVE the trio picture. :)

  31. I’m glad to see somebody has Cleopatra’s Moon. It sounds really interesting, but nobody is really talking about. I hope to get it soon. Happy reading!!!

    Win an ARC of The Predicteds by Christine Seifert

  32. Yay for It’s Not Summer Without You and We’ll Always Have Summer! I love that trilogy so much! Cleopatra’s Moon looks amazing as well. Happy reading! :)

  33. I just read the first Jenny Han book, so I need to go get the other day.

    Also, love the photo of you three! So cute.

  34. I just finished reading It’s Not Summer Without You last week. It was so good! I can’t wait to read We’ll Always Have Summer!!

  35. Ooh, Dark Parties looks really good, it’s been on my wishlist for a while now :) And I can’t wait for We’ll Always Have Summer to be released over here, the first two were SO awesome :D Happy reading!

  36. Nice mailbox. I have Between Here and Forever in my nightstand right now.


  37. All of these looks awesome especially because they’re in hardcover. Dark Parties looks especially great. Enjoy reading!

    Take a look at what’s in my mailbox!

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