In My Mailbox (43)

In My Mailbox is a meme created by The Story Siren and inspired by Alea of Pop Culture Junkie! It features a list of what books you have received over the previous week, either for review, from the library, or from the bookstore.

For Review:
Circle of Fire by Michelle Zink
Sweetly by Jackson Pearce
The Inquisitor’s Apprentice by Chris Moarty

Thank you package from Little, Brown:
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
The Shattering by Karen Healey 
Sergio (picture book) towel (you can see a little bit of it on the left)

Won from Library:
Timeless by Alexandra Monir

Thanks to the awesome Little Brown, HMH books, and my library!

So… what was in your mailbox this week?


Hafsah Faizal is a YA author, designer, and blogger. Her designs have graced the sites of New York Times bestselling authors, bloggers, and more. She resides in Texas, with her family.



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    Liz. R

    August 13, 2011

    Lots of great books this week! Love the sound of Daughter of Smoke and Bone, and really want to read Sweetly! Happy reading :).

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    Beth S.

    August 13, 2011

    So jealous of Daughter of Smoke and Bone. I want to read that one so bad!

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    Ashley @ Book Labyrinth

    August 13, 2011

    I've heard such good things about 'Daughter of Smoke and Bone' … can't wait to check it out! =)

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    Kapri (Book Fanatics)

    August 13, 2011

    Great books! I cannot wait to read Daughters of Smoke and Bone. Hope you enjoy!

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    August 13, 2011

    awesome IMM!!! you had a week full of great books!!

    Laura @thereadingnook

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    Mel (He Followed Me Home)

    August 13, 2011

    Nice book week! I'm eager for Sweetly and Circle of Fire plus have heard great buzz for Daughter of Smoke and Bone. Hope you love them!

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    August 13, 2011

    SO jealous you got Daughter of Smoke and Bone! I'm DYING for that one! Fantastic book week for you!

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    August 13, 2011

    Oh! So many good books! : )
    Enjoy them all!

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    Jessica@a GREAT read

    August 14, 2011

    You had a pretty good week! Haven't read these books, but hope you enjoy them all!

    My IMM goes up tomorrow, be sure to stop by!

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

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    August 14, 2011

    You got a lot of great books this week. I'm interested in seeing what Daughter of Smoke and Bone is about and if it is a good book. Enjoy reading those books! :)

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    Nic @ Irresistible Reads

    August 14, 2011

    So many awesome books! I am so excited for Daughter of Smoke and Bones. Happy reading :)

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    Mundie Moms

    August 14, 2011

    Great IMM! Circe of Fire and Sweetly are great reads. Happy Reading!

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    August 14, 2011

    Really fantastic looking books this week. The Daughter of Smoke and Bone sounds amazing. Happy Reading!

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    August 14, 2011

    Lots of awesome in your mailbox!

    I haven't heard of The Inquisitor's Apprentice, I'll have to go look it up…

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    Kailia Sage

    August 14, 2011

    Lots of great books! I really want Sweetly!

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    August 14, 2011

    Very nice set of books. I have a copy of Timeless that I still need to read

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    Small Review

    August 14, 2011

    ooooh nice books this week! I've heard some really good things about The Shattering and Daughter of Smoke and Bone. I hope you enjoy all your books :)

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    August 14, 2011

    Daughter of Smoke and Bone looks amazing! Can't wait to hear what you think of it. Enjoy! =D

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    Chelsey @ Starry Sky Books

    August 14, 2011

    Daughter of Smoke and Bone! That's one I want so much. I'll be getting it in a few days through an ARC tour, I'm so excited. I also have Timeless, but I haven't read it yet. Hope you like all your awesome books! :)

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    August 14, 2011

    Sweetly has been sounding very appealing lately :)

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    August 14, 2011

    Awesome mailbox! All of these books look interesting to me. I've wanted to read Timeless and Sweetly for awhile. Happy reading :)

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    August 14, 2011

    All of those books look fantastic. I loved Daughter of Smoke and Bone and Timeless is still on my wishlist. I hope you enjoy all of these novels.

    Have a lovely week,

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    SJH (A Dream of Books)

    August 14, 2011

    Great books – I really want to read Sweetly.

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    August 14, 2011

    Great mailbox! I can't wait to read Daughter of Smoke and Bone! :-D Happy reading!

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    August 14, 2011

    Oh gosh! I have only heard of 2 of these books before! I suppose I will have to check the other ones out! ;)

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    August 14, 2011

    Looks like we got a similar Little Brown package this week, I was so excited when it showed up! I can't wait for The Daughter of Smoke and Bone, it sounds so creepy and good:) Fantastic mailbox this week Hafsah!

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    Lauren M

    August 14, 2011

    Girl, you are going to LOVE Daughter of Smoke and Bone. It's fantastic! I'm eager to hear your thoughts on all the books you got! :D

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    August 14, 2011

    I LOVE Little, Brown!!! Enjoy :)

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    August 14, 2011

    Great books this week. Ahh, Timeless.

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    Laura Ashlee

    August 14, 2011

    I want to read Timeless! I almost forgot about that book.

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    leanne_luce : YA FOREVER

    August 14, 2011

    Great books there!!! I just read Daughter of Smoke and bone, so will be interested to hear what you think of it!!


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    August 14, 2011

    Everyone got Sweetly, I'm so jealous!

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    Cinnamon (A Thousand Little Pages)

    August 14, 2011

    Everyone's ARCs of Daughter of Smoke and Bone are making me salivate… /jealous/

    My IMM

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    August 14, 2011

    Aww, I'm jealous of them there awesome books! :D

    Nora, The Bookery

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    Jessica Lawlor

    August 14, 2011

    Great books this week! Enjoy :)

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    August 14, 2011

    Ooh, Daughter of Smoke and Bone is really good, and I'm so jealous of Sweetly! I'm SO excited to read that, but it doesn't come out here until September… :( Oh well, happy reading!

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    Alison Can Read

    August 14, 2011

    Great set! I really want to read Sweetly and Daughter of Smoke and Bone.
    My IMM

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    August 14, 2011

    You got a nice list of books this week in your mailbox.
    I hope you like your new books,
    Book Sniffers Anonymous

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    August 15, 2011

    Sweetly?!! I'm so jealous! I always love Jackson's books so I'm dying to read that one. I hope you enjoy it though. Daughter of Smoke and Bone looks great as well. Happy reading! :)

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    August 15, 2011

    I've seen Sweetly on a bunch of other people's lists too! The cover's cool and creepy! lol :)

    Here's my IMM! –>

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    Christy @TheReaderBee

    August 15, 2011

    Ohhhhh, Great mailbox! I really need to read Sisters Red so I can read Sweetly! Enjoy!

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    Siren in Distress

    August 15, 2011

    Daughter of Smoke and Bone!! I really want to read that. you got great set of book this week. and thanks for stopping by. :)

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    Gina @ My Precious

    August 15, 2011

    Looks like you received a great batch of books this week. I'm going to have to read the summaries on these because I've not heard of any of them except for Timeless. :-)

    Happy Reading!

    PS: thanks for visiting my IMM early, I enjoyed your comment and visit.

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    Melissa (i swim for oceans)

    August 15, 2011

    I have a couple of those books and I can't wait to compare notes! Fabulous haul :)

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    August 15, 2011

    Thank you so much for commenting on my blog. I had a moment of shock! I'm always in awe of your blog and the design. Hope you have a nice time reading all of those books!

    – Mary [Anxirium]

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    August 15, 2011

    I keep seeing Sweetly a lot! I'm very intrigued by it. :) Hope it's good!

    Thanks for stopping by!

    Kindle Fever

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    Agrippina Legit

    August 15, 2011

    The Shattering looks really interesting – if a bit depressing!

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    August 15, 2011

    i so want daughter of smoke and bone and circle of fire! i hope you enjoy them you lucky dog you.

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    Alison @ The Cheap Reader

    August 15, 2011

    Lots of interesting books. Hope you have fun reading!

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    August 15, 2011

    I keep seeing Circle of Fire on everyones IMM's. I wonder if I have that on my to read list yet. Hmm.

    Great group of books. enjoy. :)

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    Brett @ Demons Read Too

    August 15, 2011

    Daughter of Smoke and Bone and The Shattering are both ones I've been waiting on. I hope you enjoy them.

    Thanks for stopping by!

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    Bruna M. Silva

    August 15, 2011

    Hafsah Hi, thanks for visiting my blog! And your layout is beautiful! I love it!
    Do not know any of these books, but look great!
    Bruna in Wonderland

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    Reading Angel

    August 15, 2011

    I'm jealous of everyone's beach towels! ;) Great week!

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    Jude Henderson

    August 16, 2011

    You have a great IMM! I hope you enjoy all of your books! Thank you for stopping by my blog :D

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    August 16, 2011

    I'm dying to read Daughter of Smoke and Bone, I've heard nothing but amazing things about it. Little Brown sent out such a cute package. Great IMM and happy reading :)

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    August 16, 2011

    woohoo! i want The Daughter of Smoke & Bone! i have The Inquisitor's Apprentice from NetGalley :)

    hopping back! Thank you ;-)

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    August 16, 2011

    Oh my, your IMM is pure awesomeness! I'd love to read Sweetly, Timeless and Circle of Fire!

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    I Want To Read That

    August 17, 2011

    Great week! The Shattering and Sweetly are two I'm really looking forward to:)

    Hope you enjoy:)

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    August 20, 2011

    Enjoy all your books – I got that fun package from Little Brown too only I got Shut Out instead of The Shattering!