Saturday, June 11, 2011

In My Mailbox #5

In My Mailbox is a weekly feature hosted by the wonderful The Story Siren where we get to drool with one another over the awesome books that came in the post this week.

Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

Legend by Marie Lu

Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout

The Shattering by Karen Healey

Um, can I please have this moment of SQUEEEE?! Bloodlines (which is signed!) and Legend are thanks to an amazing woman named Paula who got copies at BEA. She only sent them last week, so I thought they'd take longer to arrive here in Australia! I had to stop myself from jumping up and down with excitement at the Post Office. She was also super nice and included the Bloodlines tote bag. I LOVE YOU PAULA!! <3

Really excited for Half Blood and The Shattering too. Half Blood is an ebook, but my review can't be posted until a month before release, so you'll have to wait to hear my thoughts on this when I get to it!

Also snagged some great non-fiction books this week on astronomy and a cool one called Signs and Symbols which is a very comprehensive guide that covers practically everything, from mythology,  animals, plants, cultures, human life, cosmos, etc. Really interesting to flick through and I think it's a great resource/inspiration for writers!

What did you get this week?


  1. Awesome books!

    I recently finished THE SHATTERING which was very good! I'm looking forward to getting LEGEND and BLOODLINES!

  2. Ahhh! AHHH!!! I'm excited for all of these AHHH!!! for Bloodlines and Legend. Luck you!

  3. I am so jealous of you for Legend...Want to do the same thing with you send it to me? Lol :P

  4. OMG !! You got Bloodlines !!!!! I'm so jealous.. I hope you'll enjoy it ! I can't wait to get my hands on it =)

  5. YAY!! Happy reading Brodie! :) Enjoy your books! I'm so curious about Half-Blood!

  6. YAY!We're Bloodlines buddies lol
    Legend sounds really interesting!
    Enjoy :)

    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  7. Lucky! You got Legend! Ahh I so want to read it.

  8. You got Bloodlines and Legend this week! Wow!! That's definitely a squee moment... you should do a ridiculous happy dance too. ^.~ Happy reading!!

  9. I am so going to go ninja on you and steal your copies of Bloodlines and Legend! The Shattering sounds so awesome too, you got quite a mailbox this week, Brodie! Oh, and that reminds me, I can't post my review for Half-Blood in the next few days too. tsk. But! At least we got copies! :)

  10. A couple of people seem to have received Bloodlines and Half-Blood this week :). The Shattering sounds interesting too. Definitely some books for me to think about. Happy reading! (my IMM).

  11. Ooh, so you got Bloodlines after all! Lucky thing, hope you enjoy it :). Pretty jealous you got Half Blood too, it looks great! Happy reading!

  12. Awesome!!! I got Legend too and I'm super psyched to read the reviews for Bloodlines in the future.
    And I gotta say, Signs and Symbols sounds like a book I'd totally pick up--why do Asian cultures associate white with death? Little bits of info you can impress people with haha

  13. YOU GOT BLOODLINES?!? I can honestly see you jumping up and down with the book in your hands like a little girl!!

    Great books this week :) Have fun reading them. And don't forget to sniff those bad boys like crazy! ;)

  14. Oh I'm so jealous of Bloodline and Half-Blood

    Happy Reading

  15. oh wow.. i'm jealous heheh

    here's mine

    p/s. I'm a new follower

  16. Squee for Bloodlines and Half-Blood! I hadn't heard of Legend, will have to check it out!

  17. LOL. Ooops, meant to leave this link (the other is for a giveaway though!) - my IMM! ~ Jen @ A Book and a Latte.

  18. Hope you are enjoying Legend! I can't wait to read it!

    Btw, I love your picture on the top of the page. Its gorgeous!



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