Sunday, September 18, 2011

Me on In My Mailbox (39)

In My Mailbox is a bunch of weekly fun hosted by Kristi over at The Story Siren. :)

It's been an odd week. My sister (the one with the honours B.Sc.) has gone off on her first trip by herself down to northern California. She left on Tuesday (while I was downtown at the The Night Circus book launch) and gets back this Friday afternoon. 10 days away from us. It's still going to be weird this week until she gets back. I'm picking her up at the airport Friday, then Saturday we're doing stuff downtown. :)

Also, this week I received an invite from HarperCollins to a lunch with Tahereh Mafi in Seattle on October 4th. I was outrageously excited when I saw the message, I adored Shatter Me, and I can't wait to meet Tahereh in person and not just on Twitter. It looks like a really posh (and a little pricey) restaurant so I'm nervous on what to wear. Maybe a skirt. Should I get some Me on Books business cards made?? Plus I have to cross the border. What do I say? "I'm going down to Seattle for lunch with a mix of people I don't know and only know online?" "The publisher invited me, here's the e-mail?" I'm the most nervous about the border crossing, to be honest, after having my trunk searched both times in July/August. It's probably good the next couple times I'm going are day trips for book signings, and that I'm taking someone with me. Caitlin from WhatchYAReading? is my "plus one," even though she met Tahereh Mafi at ComicCon. (Yes, the e-mail said you and a friend. We're going to be the awkward Canadians.)

Now, onto the books. ;)

Received a free copy at a book launch:
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (go check out the giveaway)

Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins (I was at the mall, I caved and bought the paperback. Then I proceeded to gush with the bookstore employees about The Night Circus and other books.)

Borrowed from the library:
This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen (e-book) (my first Sarah Dessen book)

To review: Eve, Carrier of the Mark, Past Perfect, Crave, The Pledge, and The Butterfly Clues. I really need to read the e-books and e-galleys now, kinda want to have it all done before the September Galley Grab e-mail comes out. Hope there's some good stuff in it. I was looking through my to-read list and there aren't a lot of S&S books on it.


  1. I am reading Eve right now. Looking forward to your reviews for a lot of these.

  2. Ooh that lunch sounds like a lot of fun!! =)

    Loveeee 'Anna' and I can't believe that's your first Dessen! So very cool. It's definitely a good one. Dexter is adorable.

  3. The Night Circus is soooo good! And Eve is at the top of my list to read. That lunch sounds fun!

    Christy @ Love of Books

  4. I DEMAND PICTURES FOR THE LUNCH! i am sooo jealous. you're going to have to tell me all about it. and i'm SERIOUS, too. :p

    Happy reading! i have a bunch of books i need to get through this week, too, so we'll see how well it goes with school.

    My IMM.

  5. I have not read a Sarah Dessen book before either. I'd like to hear what you think. I keep meaning to pick up one of her books, but there are too many other books on my tbr list!

    New follower!

  6. Goodluck with the border crossing! I hope that you have a great time!
    I can't wait for my copy of The Night Circus to get here! and I really want to read Anna and the French Kiss!
    Happy Reading!
    My IMM:

  7. This Lullaby is one of my favorite Sarah Dessen novels. Another good one is Keeping The Moon