Mundie Moms

Saturday, November 5, 2011

In My Mailbox #96- Vlog Fail

Happy Weekend! I had planned on finally making a vblog, but thanks to my lack of video skills that sadly didn't happen like I wanted it to. Hopefully next week I'll be able to get that done. Here's the goodies that arrived this week!

For Review:

* A Temptation of Angels by Michelle Zink, Published by Dial Books, to be released on March 2012, I really enjoyed this book! Since this is the second ARC I've received for it, I'll be giving this one away soon for a Freebie Friday

* Partials by Dan Wells, published by Blazer & Bray, to be released on March 2012, this sounds like one exciting dystopian. I'll be posting my review for it closer to the release date

* The Guardians (Book 1) Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King by William Joyce & Laura Geringer, published by Simon & Schuster Kids, released on October 4th, 2011, I am so excited about reviewing this on Mundie Kids. It's been receiving rave reviews

* Beautiful Chaos by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl, published by Little Brown, released on October 18th, 2011, Love this book! I'll be giving away this published copy when my review is posted this coming week.

* The Pledge by Kimberly Derting, published by Simon & Schuster, to be released on November 15th 2011, I LOVE this book! You can read my 5 star review & enter to win this ARC here .

* scored by Lauren McLaughlin, published by Random House, released on October 25th, 2011, look for my review to be up in the next couple of weeks.

* Under Dogs by Markus Zusak, published by Scholastic, released on August 1st, 2011, my review along with a giveaway will be posted at the of November.

* iBoy by Kevin Brooks, published by Puffin books, released on July 1st, 2010, my review along with a giveaway will be posted in-conjunction with UnderDogs the last week of November.

* The Catastrophic History of You & Me by Jess Rothenberg, published by Dial, to be released on
February 21st, 2012, this is the second ARC I've received for this and I'll be giving this one away with my review

* Try Not to Breathe by Jennfier R. Hubbard, published by Viking, to be released on January 19th, 2012, this is the second ARC I've received for this and I'll be giving this one away with my review

* Beneath a Meth Moon by Jacqueline Woodson, published by Nancy Paulsen Books, to be released on February 2012, this is the second ARC I've received for this and I'll be giving this one away with my review

* Bewitching by Alex Flinn, published Harper Teen, to be released on February 14th, 2012, I can't wait to read this!

The Springsweet by Saundra Mitchell, published by Harcourt Children's Books, to be released on April 17th, 2012
I love, love, love this cover! I adored The Vespertine & I can't wait to jump back into Zora's world. I'll be giving away some of the awesome bookmarks Saundra sent shortly.

Born Wicked By Jessica Spotswood, published by Penguin, to be released February 2012
I've heard such great things about and I'm thrilled to have the chance to read and review it for Mundie Moms. I love the letter and invitation it came with.

Pure by Julianna Baggott, published Hachette Book Group, to be released on February 8th, 2012
Not only do I love this cover, and the flying butterfly that Julianna sent, but I'm excited to read it based on all the buzz about it. Film rights have already been sold to Fox!! I'm looking forward to reading it.

This little treat arrived this week for being apart of the blog tour! You can still enter to win a copy of The Iron Knight here.

* Forest Born, special edition by Shannon Hale
* A Beautiful Dark by Jocelyn Davies
* Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare (for our C.A.R.A. winner)

THANK YOU to Penguin, Simon & Schuster, Harlequin Teen & Media Muscle, Scholastic, Big Hancho, Harper Teen, Little Brown, Deb Shaprio & Random House, Saundra Mitchell, and Julianna Baggott for this week's awesome reads.

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by the Story Siren where bloggers share the goodies they've received the week before for review, purchased, were gifted, borrowed or traded.


  1. What a bunch of awesome books!!

    I hope you love them all :-D

  2. April- Thank you so much! I'm looking forward to reviewing them. :)

  3. What an absolutely amazing mailbox you got this week. And A Temptation of Angels sounds like it will be an awesome read. But all those books look gorgeous.

    I can't wait to read your review of Born Wicked. It looks so pretty.

    Have a happy reading week!

  4. Holy WOW!! this mailbox is full of awesome.

  5. Wonderful haul! I adore the butterfly that came with your copy of Pure!

    Feel free to check mine out ~
    My IMM:

    -Wendy from A Cupcake and a Latte: YA Reviews

  6. Awesome! I got Pure as well! :) I'm looking forward to Partials too it sounds so cool!

    Xpresso Reads

  7. Fiktshun- Thank you! A Temptation of Angels is an awesome read!! I'm so excited about Born Wicked. I'm looking forward to sharing my review for it.

    Ginger- Thanks! It was a nice week full of surprises :)

    Mocha- Thank you! The butterfly scared the crap out of me when I opened the book, because it was wound up and fly out of the book. lol

    Giselle- Thank you! So glad you got Pure too. I'm looking forward to reading it. I love the cover for it.

  8. Your mailboxes are always awesome, especially this week's!

    The VIP passes are really neat :)

  9. Wow, you sure lucked out this week! It's like Christmas! Lol. I love the cover for Born Wicked. It's beautiful!

  10. Awesome mailbox. So many good books! love <3

  11. Partials looks so interesting! I'm really jealous of The Springsweet (so gorgeous!), and I love the little touches they included with Born Wicked. Here's what I got this week. I hope that you enjoy all of your amazing books!

  12. Amazing IMM! You got so many great books :) *Jealous* Hih ;p
    My IMM:
    Love, Carina

  13. Vy- Thank you! The VIP passes were such a fabulous treat. I'm really excited about this week's IMM, because many of the goodies that arrived will be given away soon. I can't wait!

    Natalie- LOL It did feel like Christmas. I agree, the Born Wicked cover is fabulous!

    Jessirae- Thank you!

    Jenny- I'm excited to dive into Partials and The Springsweet. I love the extras that Penguin sent w/ Born Wicked.

    Carina- Thank you! I can't wait to see what you got this week :)

  14. Wow! Tons of great books! They all look good, especially Springsweet, Catastrophic History and The Pledge. I also got the fun VIP blog tour pass for Iron Knight- definitely a fun surprise! Enjoy all of your books!

  15. Christina- Thank you! The VIP badges are a great surprise! I'm so glad you received on too. I love that both Ash & Puck on are the badges.

  16. I have the snazzy press pass too. So cute! I really loved Beautiful Chaos. FUN MAILBOX

  17. ahh GREAT MAILBOX! i am dying to read PARTIALS. it sounds so freaking good. i love sci-fi, though, so no wonder why it's something i can't wait to read.

    happy reading!

  18. Melina- I'm so glad you loved Beautiful Chaos. It's a great series!

    Ashelynn- Thank you so much! I'm so excited to read PARTIALS as well. I'm looking forward to posting my review in the coming weeks.

  19. I'm SO horribly jealous that you got The Springsweet!!! I love Saundra's writing and have been dying to read that ever since I heard she was writing it!

  20. That is quite the mailbox this week! Scored and Partials look really good. And oh my goodness, that packaging on Pure! It's fantastic!

  21. Heather- I adore Saundra's writing! I'm so excited to read it.

    Jasmine- Thank you! Pure's package was beautiful! I love the butterfly.

  22. Oh my gosh, those all look like such awesome books! I can't wait to get my hands on a copy of Beautiful Chaos and the spine cover for A Beautiful Dark looks so shiny LOL! x) Plus, I adore the butterfly thing for Pure, and I can't wait to read your review on Born Wicked! I just love books about witches!

    AWESOME mailbox this week -- I really hope you enjoy all of your books! :)

  23. omg I am so jealous!!! Partials and Temptation of Angels!! The things I would do to be you right now!!!! Great IMM as always hun! (:

    haley @ Ya-Aholic

    My IMM:

  24. Awesome mailbox! Temptation of Angels looks soo good!

  25. I hate you, hahahaha. Totally kidding, but I'm ridiculously jealous about Try Not To Breathe, Temptation of Angels and Born Wicked. Can't wait to see what you guys think of them! :D

  26. So incredibly jealous right now! I'll be checking back for your review of Underdogs.. I loved his previous books, The Book Thief and I am the Messanger, so I think I'll like that one as well.

  27. Mimi- Thank you so much! Keep an eye out for our upcoming Beautiful Chaos giveaway :)

    Haley- Thank you! I'm giving away an ARC of A Temptation of Angels soon :)

    Amanda- Thank you! It's a great read!

    Lena- LOL! Move to Austin and you can read them ;)

    Jessica- Thanks! I'm excited to read it. I'll be posting my review for it in a couple weeks.

  28. Some amazing books this week! A Beautiful Dark looks so pretty on your bookshelf. I hope you enjoy all your new books :)

  29. Man, I wish I had a bag and could just stuff this all in there. But that would be stealing o_o. FANTASTIC haul!

    Happy reading!

    -Asher (from Paranormal Indulgence)