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Welcome! My name is Haley, I'm a 27 year old book-aholic. I'm a book reviewer for the RiverTalk Newspaper. I love reading YA, NA, and adult paranormal mostly, but I do go into other genres on occasion. If you want to talk more one on one about books, please don't hesitate to contact me on facebook or twitter, I love making new bookish friends!

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Hey everyone! I had a pretty good week of books so check it out! Don't forget to comment and leave links to your IMM so I can check yours out! My book buying ban is up now! YAY so this past week I bought a few books also! (:

Books I bought

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Books Gifted from Boyfriend(jimmy)

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Thank you Jimmy, love you! (:

Gifted from Author

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Thank you Julia for sending me a paperback copy of Conflicted! Now it can sit pretty next to Coexist! (:

Books for Review

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Thank you Spencer Hill Press for sending out the ARC copy of Pure so fast AND also thank you for quoting my review (and Donna's!) inside! :D Also thank you Booktrope publishing for sending me not just one review copy of Moonlight and Oranges, but also 3 additional copies for giveaway! :D

Ebooks for Review

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Thank you Suz, Zia, Magan, S.R, and Netgalley (:(:(:

So what did you get in your mailbox? 

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Zoey @ Uncreatively Zoey said...

Am I going to do this every week, where I sit here and go "Why don't I have a boyfriend like that?" Does he get you books EVERY WEEK? *dies a little inside*

I keep meaning to read Coexist and forgetting about it :P

I was going to leave a link to my IMM, but then I realized it takes too much effort to actually get the link.

roro said...

awww so sweet. don't evr loose him :)

happy reading

Tipsy Misty said...

Dark inside is a great book, I loved it!
I've not heard of Eden but your right, that cover is awesome, I'm gonna check it out and I want Shattered souls, ahhh!
I am getting Half-blood for xmas so yay! :)

Fivezenses said...

That is so cool that the publishing company was so thoughtful about giving you extra copies! I love it when they do that, thinking of things like that, especially around the holiday's. Also loving your mailbox haul this week!

Jaskirat@SeeitORreadit said...

ohhhhh Shattered Souls, Pure, AND Dark Inside?!?!? Someone's had a GREAT week and how sweet of Jimmy to buy you those rocking reads!!! Great haul :) Enjoy!

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Drowning In Books said...

So many great books!
I need to catch up on the Touch series :o
Happy readings :)

Anonymous said...

I tried to read the Touch series, but I haven't had a chance! :( That's so cute how your boyfriend gives you books every week! Wish someone do that for me! :)
Nice IMM this week!

Paige said...

I hope you enjoy everything especially Shattered Souls i cant wait to read that myself! Come check out my IMM!

Anonymous said...

I ordered Half Blood as well as the prequel for my Nook after watching your IMM!

Fictional Candy said...

I agree, Jimmy sounds like a keeper!!

You really got a lot of great books this week. I bet you just sit and look at all the pretty covers, I know I do when I get a bunch :)

And I love your video, you are just too adorable :)

Liz (Fictional Candy's IMM)

Bex said...

Dark Inside is soooo awesome! I got Moonlight and Oranges too last week and am definitely curious about it. And I still need to get my hands on Shattered Souls as well as Estep's books! Great IMM. :)

Valia Lind said...

Great great books!!! Pure is PURE AWESOMENESS!!! :-) Enjoy your goodies!

Anna @ Literary Exploration said...

Yayyy Deadly Little Voices!!! I'm so excited to read it :)) I hope Shattered Souls is good, it's on my Christmas list so I'm hoping to get it!! You always get tons of great books from your bf! Can you have him call mine? :)

Anna @ Literary Exploration

Alba said...

"THAT IS IT"????????
the mail man hates me and hasn't come in 2 weeks!!! and I haven't gotten a thing which, if you look it on the bright side, is good because I need to catch up with my readings!
OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I've had and still have the Touch series in my wishlist...and I admit they were there in the first place for the covers...only after did I read a bit about the description of it...
SHATTERED Souls T_T really? Haley? really? are you trying to kill me????? I really want to read that book since like...idk...met Lindsay on fb and then read a review really is just WOW and well obviously you have the boyfriend that spoils you and that's PERFECT :)
I mean I get to drool weekly right?
so...yeap...that's it!! great IMM as always and happy reading!!!!!!!!!!
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Jessi (Geo) said...

Wow, awesome haul!! There are several in there I want to read. Congrats :)


Anonymous said...

Wow what a great IMM! The hubs (bless him and his pointed little head) is terrified of getting me books because he's afraid he'll get the wrong one. He says that my "favorite changes every five seconds" Whatever dude. LOL.

♥ Trish
Just a YA Girl

Angela @ Reading Angels said...

Great week! Shattered Souls and Dark Inside are both on my WL! :)

YAY for Pure!!!

Thanks for stopping by! :)

Evie said...

?!?!?!?!?! Girl! seriously?! So many awesome books!!!! I think something just popped in my brain.. yep, I'm pretty sure! My jealousy vein just popped!

First off your boyfriend is a treasure :P but then again, looking at you, who could blame him?!

You got Eden.. I'm dying to read this book!!! And .. ok, honestly I don't even know what to comment on, all these are fabulous and you are a lucky duck :D Enjoy your reads :)

JV said...

Amazing IMM! so jealous of your pile!

i really want to read Touch of Frost. the cover's sooo cool!

Happy reading!

Janus @ The Blair Book Project

SweetMarie83 said...

Great loot, Haley! I have quite a few of these books on my TBR, but some of them are new so I'm going to have to check them out. I can't believe you got so many copies of Moonlight and Oranges! I really want to read that one so I'll definitely be entering your giveaway when you have it! :-)

Rebecca said...

Awesome IMM Post!

You have such a nice boyfriend, he buys you so many books, so maybe you should refrain from hitting him, even if he is annoying?

Merry Christmas and Happy Reading! :)

Book Passion for Life said...

Awesome week Haley :)

Pure is just amazing and wait till you find out about the guitar pick.

ENJOY xoxoxoxo

Michelle Santiago said...

so many awesome books you have this week. i really want to read shattered souls and dark inside. happy reading :)


p.s. thanks for the lovely comment on our IMM.

Kayleigh @ K-Books said...

Oh the jealousy that you have Pure LOL

You got some awesome books this week

Reading Away The Days said...

Hey! Thanks for stopping by my blog. Some great reads. I still haven't read half blood. I am trying not to buy so many books with Christmas but I hope to get it after Christmas :) Dark Inside was great. I loved it. I def prefer the UK cover to the US. You have such an awesome boyfriend :)

Happy Reading!

Brittany said...

Awesome book haul!! There are several in there I want to read especially Shattered Souls I haven't read Half Blood yet but I really want to!


Candace said...

Oh I've been wanting Shattered Souls so bad!

Went to B&N the other day and it was a nightmare! Don't think I'll go back there until after Christmas ;)

Unknown said...

great IMM!! A lot of those are on my list! And I love the touch novels! I'm only on the third one though (i think)

here's my IMM

xo stephanie

Kristi The Book Faery said...

Great Haul, Chica!!!

I just finished The Frost series! I love it!

I haven't heard of Moonlight and Oranges-you'll have to let me know how it is :o]

I just finished Pure and I don't know how I'm going to wait until Deity! Hopefully, I'll get another ARC but's such a long time to wait, LOL-I hate waiting!

Looks like you'll be busy reading! Have fun!

kara-karina@Nocturnal Book Reviews said...

Fantastic mailbox, darling! :)Eden looks really good and so as Moonlight and Oranges. Enjoy all your reads!

Mary @ BookSwarm said...

What an excellent IMM! And your boyfriend's certainly a catch, especially since he gave you a Deadly Little book. Those are great. Happy reading!