Monday, November 1, 2010

Mailbox - - Christmas is gonna have nothin' on October this year!


I have been getting crazy amounts of books this month! 
 I have been super lucky.  On top of that, it seems like I find books to buy every where I go - 
I also went to Kid Lit Con 2010 and was lucky enough to meet some amazing authors 
and bought books there too!

Books I won:
Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl - - won from Liz @ Consumed by Books
The Postcard Killers  - audio book - by James Patterson - - won from Gwendoyn @ A Sea of Books
(thanks to those great bloggers who hosted giveaways and sent me the books I won)

Books I got for review:
 Zan-gah: A Prehistoric Adventure and Zan-Gah & the Beautiful Country 
both by Allan Richard Shickman (Thanks Bonnie for sending them to me)

Books I bought:  
Dollar Tree Store (stopped for big mugs - found some awesome books too!):
Children of the Night: A Diana Tregard Investigation by Mercedes Lackey
The Faerie Wars Chronicles Book 2: The Purple Emperor by Herbie Brennan
Karma Girl by Jennifer Estep
Shadowsinger by L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
The Dark Knight by Dennis O'Neil
Renfield: Slave of Dracula by Barbara Hambly
Q is for Quarry by Sue Grafton
 
These are books that I purchased and got signed by the authors at Kid Lit Con 2010

The Cronus Chronicles: Book 1: The Shadow Thieves by Anne Ursu
The Cronus Chronicles: Book 2: The Immortal Fire by Anne Ursu
The Cronus Chronicles: Book 3: The Siren Song by Anne Ursu

The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff
Shiver and Linger (purchased earlier - but got to meet Maggie Stiefvater and have her sign these!)
Draw the Dark by Ilsa J. Bick
The Absolute Value of -1 by Steve Brezenoff
Split by Swati Avasthi
Faithful by Janet Fox

I also bought The Underneath by Kathi Appelt (but I didn't get to meet her or have my book signed)

I was fortunate enough to get a number of complimentary books:
The Buccaneer's Apprentice by V. Briceland
The Hole in the Wall by Lisa Rowe Fraustino (ARC)
Sugar and Ice by Kate Messner (ARC)
Finding Family by Tonya Bolden (ARC)

4 comments:

Julie P said...

Your muscles really got a work out carrying all those books around! LOL

Beverly said...

Julie - I had a great time so I didn't mind carrying the books, but I did make at least one trip to the car to drop off some books!

Alison said...

I got Zan Gah too. I just finished it. It was pretty good!

Beverly said...

Thanks for the heads up Alison -