In My Mailbox (63) — Queens, Selections, and Suicides

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:
The Queen of Kentucky by Alecia Whitaker
Immortal Beloved by Cate Tiernan

Darkness Falls by Cate Tiernan
Invisible Sun by David Macinnis Gill
Rivals by Lauren Kunze
The Temptation by Alisa Valdes
Social Suicide by Gemma Halliday
Thumped by Megan McCafferty
The Selection by Kiera Cass
Eve of Destruction by Patrick Carman
Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler and Maira Kalman
Thanks to HarperTeen and Little, Brown! 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.

December 30, 2011



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    ashelynn hetland

    December 31, 2011

    ahh! so jealous that you have Social Suicide and The Selection!

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    December 31, 2011

    Awesome books!!! You always manage to get the best :) Hope you enjoy them all!!

    Anna @ Literary Exploration

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    December 31, 2011

    what a great mailbox and so want to read the selection and social sucide

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    Lauren M

    December 31, 2011

    Ooh, nice! I'm especially jealous of The Selection and Thumped! You MUST let me know what you think of them! :) Happy reading, Hafsah!

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    Jessica@a GREAT read

    December 31, 2011

    Awesome books! Don't know any of these, but will look for reviews as you get to them!

    My IMM will be up tomorrow morning, so be sure to stop by then!

    Have a GREAT weekend and Happy New Year!

    Old Follower :)

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    January 1, 2012

    I hope you enjoy everything you got this week! Come check out my IMM!

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    Patricia's Particularity

    January 1, 2012

    Once again JEALOUS! I'm looking forward to DARKNESS FALLS and THE IVY and seeing what you think about them. Great haul this week!

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    Maji Bookshelf

    January 1, 2012

    oh wow great list of books!! especially social suicide and The Selection!

    – juhina

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    Ria- The Beaucoup Review.

    January 1, 2012

    Wow, these all look great- especially Why We Broke Up.

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    January 1, 2012

    I LOVED The Queen of Kentucky, but you knew that… Haha. UGH! Last year I was SO looking forward to Bumped and I haven't even read it yet! (or bought it…).

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    January 1, 2012

    I've got a few new ones for my wishlist from your mailbox this week!

    I can't wait for Selection, Queen of Kentucky and Thumbed!!

    Please stop by and check out my recent posts! IMM 2012 style and Review of Confessions of a PK!

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    January 1, 2012

    Amazing mailbox this week, Hafsah! I cannot WAIT to read The Selection!

    Check out my IMM –


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    January 1, 2012

    Ooh, The Selection! That one has been getting a lot of hype lately. I hope it lives up to it!

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    January 1, 2012

    What a great bunch of books. Really looking forward to The Selection.

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    January 2, 2012

    Ohhhhh you got some great books this week! Love seeing them all lined up.

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    YA Book Queen

    January 3, 2012

    What awesome books! Cool spine for Why We Broke Up,

    Happy reading! :)

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    Shae Carcar

    January 6, 2012

    OOH the selection! i've heard thats really good! you always get the most amazing books ever. its not fair! Happy reading :)