Sunday, January 1, 2012

Happy New Year and IMM - Cheap eBooks!

Hope today is the beginning of a wonderful year for you and all your loved ones! I know this will be a very exciting year for our family. Weddings, babies, graduations, anniversaries, and birthdays -- we have much to look forward to!

In My Mailbox is a fun weekly meme hosted by Kristi, The Story Siren. Here's what I got the last TWO weeks:

For Review:

Quaranteen: The Loners, by Lex Thomas, from LMC Magazine

Katana, by Cole Gibson, from LMC Magazine

The Project, by Brian Falkner from Random Buzzers

Christmas Gift:

The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets, by Eva Rice, from my daughter.
A random pick from the book store. We're suckers for pretty dresses on covers -- this one reminded her of The Luxe (one of my favorites) only set in the 50s.


Legend, by Marie Lu, won from Celine @ Nyx Book Reviews


I found some great deals on cheap ebooks for my Kindle. So I bought a bunch (all from and spent very little (less than $15 for 10 books.) So, if you are still on the fence about ebooks, reconsider! There are awesome deals for all kinds of books! I don't know when I'll get to read all of these, although a few were on my wish list, but here they are:

Unholy Ghosts, by Stacia Kane

Gamble on Engagement, by Rachel Astor. The is the second in the series, and I really enjoyed the first one. Light-hearted, funny, chick lit.

Entwined, by Heather Dixon

Vesper, by Jeff Sampson

Brightest Kind of Darkness, by P.T. Michelle

Bumped, by Megan McCafferty

A Hidden Fire, by Elizabeth Hunter

The Unidentified, by Rae Mariz

Whew! That's a lot of books. What am I thinking? Well, some day I will retire and be able to read, read, read! Thanks for visiting, and leave me your link so I can check out your IMM.

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  1. The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets has a beautiful cover, I wouldn't have been able to resist it either!

    Happy reading!

  2. Bumped and Entwined are excellent! I love filling my kindle with cheap ebooks as well!

    Happy new year Annette, may it be full of wonderful books!

  3. Great bunch of books! I downloaded Vesper, too! Can't beat those 99cent deals :)


  4. The e-book sale that's going on is totally amazing. I need to get my butt in gear and take advantage of it. As for the books you got or won, Bumped is amazing and so is Legend. I hope that you had a fantastic holiday season and that the new year is off to an awesome start. Have a great day!

  5. Great set of Cheap E-Books. Good deal. Legend was great. I hope you'll like it.

    My Goodie Bag/IMM Post

  6. Great haul! I got Bumped and Ten Things We Did for my Kindle too! Also, I'm extremely jealous you won Legend! I want that book so bad!

    Brightest Kind of Darkness is a great book! Good pick!

    Nerd Girls at Books to the Sky

  7. Stacia Kane! I originally planned to write more than that, but I love Stacia Kane and I really hope you'll enjoy it as much as I did. The whole series is great and I love the unique characters! <3

    Happy Reading & Happy New Year!


  8. Love those cheap e-books! Maybe a little too much......Enjoy!

    The Aussie Zombie-My IMM

  9. I have KATANA to read as well. I received LEGEND for Christmas. Love this book! Enjoy ENETWINED. I love that book! I might have to pick up VESPER myself! I still need to read my copy of BUMPED!

  10. The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets is one of my favourite books - some great writing and awesome characters :) I hope you enjoy it!
    Happy New Year!

  11. Those look like great books! Legend and Quaranteen look super awesome :) I'd love to get my hands on those. I hope you enjoy your haul!

    My IMM

  12. Vesper is really good. Definitely not what it sounds like, but it's so good! Hope you like it as well!

    My IMM for this week: IMM (4)

  13. Hi Annette, these are mostly unfamiliar titles to me - but I'm glad that IMM has brought me to your blog. I have a soft spot in my heart for librarians! :) I also see that you're currently listening to David Almond's Skellig - David Almond is one of my absolute favorite authors. And I also enjoyed Skellig - you also have to read the prequel My Name is Mina - I was blown away by that book. :)

  14. Oh yeah, I forgot to leave my IMM link in case you want to visit. Here it is:

  15. I've bought a number of those kindle books as well over the last couple of weeks. Some I already had physical copies of from earlier in the year. Hope you enjoy them all! Happy new year. :)

    My IMM!

  16. I'm reading entwined. It's pretty good and different from other YA's I've read

    IMM @ Books and Sensibility


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