Sunday, January 29, 2012

In My Mailbox Week 22 - The ebook edition

In My Mailbox is weekly meme hosted by Kristi over at The Story Siren.  The idea is to share books you've acquired during the week, whether you've won them, bought them, picked them up at the library, received them for review, whatever.  It's a great way to bring attention to books and authors and share the love!

I only have ebooks this week, so I decided not to make a video because I don't have any physical copies to show you guys!

I signed up for NetGalley around the middle of last year, but then didn't really use it. I don't have an ereader so I have to read all my ebooks on the computer, and I got really bogged down with ebook requests, so I just forgot about NetGalley. But then I got kinda jealous of all the people who gets ARCs when I don't get many, so I decided it was time to use NG! lol I requested a bunch of books, and I've had six acceptances so far. Yay!

From NetGalley
Lies Beneath by Anne Greenwood Brown
Don't You Wish by Roxanna St. Claire
Ripper by Amy Carol Reeves
The Princesses of Iowa by M. Molly Backes
Welcome, Caller, This is Chloe by Shelley Coriell

Free from Amazon:
The Vincent Boys by Abbi Glines
Overprotected by Jennifer Laurens
Street Creds and Curb Chek by Zach Fortier

For review:
Spirits Rising by Krista D. Ball

This past week's reviews:

Coming up this week:
Reviews for Entwined by Heather Dixon, A Scottish Ferry Tale and Scotland by Starlight by Nancy Volkers, as well as a guest post from Ms Volkers as part of the Scotland by Starlight blog tour. 

Also, there are a few giveaways happening right now for ebook copies of Blue Sky Days as part of my blog tour. If you'd like a chance to win a copy, be sure to check out the tour schedule to see who's hosting giveaways.

Thanks for visiting! What did you get in your mailbox this week?


  1. Awesome netgalley haul!!! Hope you find time to read them all :) I have such a problem with reading my netgalleys LOL!

    Anna @ Literary Exploration

  2. Great books. I tend to read my NG books on the computer just because it looks better and is easier to read. My eyes definitely start feeling funny if I do it too long though.

  3. Netgalley is totally awesome. :) I can totally understand the frustration reading stuff via PC, too. It can give me a major headache. As for the whole e-reader thing, what's holding you back? Cost? The annoying-ness of getting one from the states? A deep-rooted love of physically holding a book? I'm thinking of getting a Kindle Fire or Touch when they release here because I think that might make my life easier then hitting the curser thing on the Kindle Keyboard I bought.

    Anyway, I hope everything has been going good for you. Reminds me, I need to go and see how all of those tour posts are going. :D Mine is *almost* done. Just a few minor formatting tweaks left.

    Take care and have a great week! :)

  4. Hooray for Netgalley!! I have Don't you wish from there to and will hopefully read it soon! I also got The Vincent boys and Overprotected this week, yay for freebies!

  5. Wanderlove was amazing! I can't get on NetGalley anymore because I'm determined to finish books I own first... even though it is very tempting. :P

  6. I got Overprotected from Amazon too! I'm pretty sure just about everyone did! I hope you enjoy everything you got this week! Come check out my IMM!

  7. Great set! I can't wait to read Wanderlove. I got Overprotected too. Excited for it.
    My IMM

  8. I have Lies Beneath for review too and I also got The Vincent Boys free on Amazon :)

    My IMM

  9. Wanderlove sounds amazing. Hope you enjoy it!
    Happy Reading!
    My IMM post
    A Beautiful Madness

  10. NetGalley is so awesome! Lies Beneath looks like a great book, I love the whole idea of it. You should really consider getting a Kindle! They're amazing!

  11. I love Netgalley. It's so awesome, but it is definitely easy to go on a binge and end up with too many books. I have a Sony ereader and love it. I have a smaller sized one and find it so convenient. Plus it's hot pink!

  12. Great NG reads! I got the Vincent Boys freebie too! There's been mixed reviews about it, so I don't know if it's going to be a good one yet - I look forward to seeing what you think!
    Here's my IMM:

  13. New follower! I have a lot of the same Netgalleys - aren't they just awesome?! Here's my IMM if you'd like to follow back:

  14. Have you seen the book trailer for Lies Beneath? It's amazing!!

    Great books this week and happy reading!

  15. I loved Don't You Wish and I cannot wait to read Lies Beneath!! Enjoy :)

    New follower!

    Meghan at Books and a Cup of Tea

  16. I love NetGalley! Great set of books! New blog follower. Check out my IMM and follow me back via GFC if possible at:


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