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Hey everyone! I didn't do an IMM last week because I only had about 3 books to show you, but now I have 8 to show you guys! Yay! No video this week, I took the video...but it was far too long and editing it was taking too long, so here is some good ol pics! (:


-To find out more about each book, click the title to take you to it's goodreads page-

Overprotected, I won from a giveaway that Jennifer Laurens the author hosted on her blog. I got a signed copy of her book, and some swag!
 Farsighted, I have been lucky enough to get to know the author of Farsighted, Emlyn and she is awesome! I am currently half way threw Farsighted and really like it, so Emlyn was nice enough to send me a final copy signed, along with some swag!
MV, this one I got from the ever so wonderful and beautiful Donna over at Book Passion for Life! (:



Fearless, The Fire Wars, and Stay With Me are all from my boyfriend Jimmy! He likes to buy me books, what can I say! (: I am SO excited for these 3 books, Fearless sounds AWESOME, although I can't find my version on goodreads, The Fire Wars I have been wanting for forever! And Stay With Me..idk when I will read that one, it seems lie it will be a tear jerker ):






Tiger's Voyage I went to the Colleen Houck signing and my momma got me two copies of Tiger's Voyage, why two you ask? because now I have an extra signed copy of Tiger's Curse, Tiger's Quest, and Tiger's Voyage..and you know what that means? An awesome US giveaway coming up with the first 3 books of the Tiger's Saga signed!








Here is some of the AWEOSME swag I got at Colleen Houck's book signing, I got a poster that has Ren and Kishan on it, and signed (yeeeee!). I got three little pins, one has the Tiger's Voyage Cover, one has the Tiger's Quest cover, and one has Rens face (that one is my fav!) Also got a bookmark (:






here is the rest of the awesome swag I got in the last two weeks! The majority of this is from Jennifer Laurens from her giveaway I won, there is also some stuff in there from Emlyn Chands for her book Farsighted (book mark and postcard on the right) ALSO I won a Descended by Blood bookmark, which is the red bookmark with my ever so sexy Mirko on it!






  • That is it for in my mailbox this week! Thank you Jennifer, Emlyn, Donna, Jimmy, and mom! (:
What did you get in your mailbox? (: (leave links)

13 comments:

Renu said...

Ooh, I LOVE the MV series! <3

- Awesome IMM

Christy (Love of Books) said...

I seriously need to read The Morganville Vampire series. I love when you can buy them in a collection like that.

Amanda @Stuck In YA Books said...

What awesome books!! Stay with Me looks really good!

http://lovesbooksreviews.blogspot.com/2011/11/in-my-mailbox-20.html

Emlyn Chand said...

So cool! Love seeing Farsighted there :-D

I've gotten to know Colleen Houck on GoodReads, and we are planning on reading each other's books. SQUEAL! She's also agreed to be interviewed for my blog. She is so inspirational.

Kate @ Kate's Book Life said...

Some great books you have there hope you enjoy them all. I have just finished Farsighted and really enjoyed it.

Unabridged Bookshelf said...

I love the Morganville Vampire Series! It has to be one of my favorite all time series! You received some awesome books this week! I hope you enjoy reading them, and thanks for sharing.

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kara-karina@Nocturnal Book Reviews said...

Awesome mailbox, Haley! Hope you enjoy all your books! ;)

roro said...

Hope you enjoy all your books! ;)

Rebecca said...

I too won a set by Jennifer Laurens! I'm quite curious of her work, so I'm excited. The Fire War sounds really good too! Hope you enjoy. :D

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Alba said...

OMG!!! Fearless and Stay With ME!!! T-T
I told you I'd drool all over again here in your blog!
have fun and yey for all of you who will be entering your giveaway! ~wishes them good luck!~

here's what I got this week if you'd like to drop by -> http://bookpics-reading2alba.blogspot.com/2011/11/imm-10-belive-it-or-not-i-bought-them.html

paigebradish said...

Wow you got a lot of awesome stuff this week! I hope you enjoy everything! Come check out my IMM!!

http://paigebradish1996.blogspot.com/2011/11/in-my-mailbox-12-e-book-edition-2.html

Anna said...

Awesome stuff this week!! I still haven't read the Tiger's Curse series, but I hear it's AWESOME! I'll definitely have to keep my eye out for your giveawayyy :) Fire Wars looks crazy awesome!! Can't wait to see what you think of it!

Anna @ Literary Exploration

LisaILJ said...

That is a great assortment of books that you got. I wish my husband would randomly buy me books. All he ever does is yell at me about the books I do buy since I have so many already.