In My Mailbox

It is Sunday so time for In My Mailbox, a weekly meme started at The Story Siren.  Today’s In My Mailbox is going to be a little longer because I am going to show all of the books I got while at ALA.  I took a picture at the end of each day so I show the pic then put the titles and authors underneath.

Day one (in order from top to bottom):

The Painted Boy by Charles de Lint

A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz

Pegasus by Robin McKinley

Tyger, Tyger by Kersten Hamilton

Halt’s Peril (Ranger’s Apprentice #9) by John Flanagan

Banished by Sohpie Littlefield

Nevermore by Kelly Creagh

Infinite Days by Rebecca Maizel

Grimm Legacy by Polly Shulman

The Secret of Ka by Chrisopher Pike

Dead Beautiful by Yvonne Woon

Sphinx Queen by Esther M. Friesner

Extraordinary by Nancy Werlin

Day Two (in order from top to bottom):


Rocks and Minerals by Simon Basher

Dark Song by Gail Giles

The House of Dead Maids by Clare B. Dunkle

Other by Karen Kincy*

Ascendant by Diana Peterfreund*

Kiss Me Deadly Anthology (click on link for full author list)

Border Crossing by Jessica Lee Anderson

The Search for Wondla by Tony DiTerlizzi*

Smudge’s Mark by Claudia Osmond

Paranormalcy by Kiersten White

7 Souls by Barnabas Miller & Jordan Orlando

Dark Goddess by Sarwat Chadda

Picture the Dead by Adele Griffin & Lisa Brown*

Day Three (in order from top to bottom):

Tithe by Holly Black*

Taurus Eyes by Bonnie Hearn Hill

Aries Rising by Bonnie Hearn Hill

The Marbury Lens by Andrew Smith*

The Tavernier Stones by Stephen Parrish

The Ghost and the Goth by Stacey Kade(there is a great story about this book that I will talk about in a later post)*

Wicked Game by Jeri Smith-Ready*

Bad to the Bone by Jeri Smith-Ready*

Annexed by Sharon Dogar

The Mermaid’s Mirror by L.K. Madigan

Delcroix Academy: The Candidates by Inara Scott

The Recruit by Robert Muchamore

Captivate by Carrie Jones*

White Cat by Holly Black*

Zombies vs. Unicorns by Holly Black*

The Keeley Brothers Band logo pin (Jeri Smith-Ready had these at her signings and I was so excited because I love Shade and the idea of having a pin for the band from the book is awesome to me)

Day Four (in order from top to bottom):

Shadow Hills by Anastasia Hopcus

Reckless by Cornilia Funke

Enchanted Ivy by Sarah Beth Durst

The Duff by Kody Keplinger

Candor by Pam Bachorz

Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

All the books with a (*) are signed

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13 responses to “In My Mailbox

  1. Does this beat BEA in terms of books? You got a lot of great ones! 🙂

    • I am not sure it beats it, but it is pretty equal I would think. The only big difference I noticed was that ALA was a lot calmer, so I did not feel rushed and I was not constantly running into people. The more relaxed environment was nice 🙂

  2. Wow! What a bonanza of books!

    I see the Bonnie Hearns Hill book and I’m going “Yay!” I have “The Intern.” Plus, she’s one of our Central Valley authors who participates in our joint book signings.

  3. That is just an amazing luscious beautiful list of books…I am so new at blogging that I had no clue what BEA was and ALA…I had an invitation to ALA…it is barely an hour and a half away from me but I had no idea what it was…am I allowed to yearn for next year…should I go to both?

    • I think if you can make the trip, you should GO!! They are crazy busy, but they are so much fun. You get to meet so many great people and you get great books! And if you do decide to go, I will help you out if you need it when there, because things can get a bit overwhelming. But always have great people there helping me, so I have so much fun!

  4. So jealous of Nevermore and Infinite Days!!!

    Also still jealous of Enchanted Ivy. Sad that they only had one left. 😦 But I am glad you got it!!

    • Thanks, I am really excited about it. I am mailing it to Angela to read after I do, but do you want it after her? You can borrow it if you like?

      • That’d be awesome if it’s alright with you. Because after all the other books I got, I probably shouldn’t ask for my own copy as I have no room for the ones I already have! Borrowing is better, lol.

      • lol, I understand. When I get it back from Angela I will let you know 🙂

  5. Wow! You made out like a bandit. Now you just have to find time to read them all. 😉

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