In My Mailbox (14)

Posted October 2, 2011 by Carmel in / 19 Comments

In My Mailbox

I’m very happy with my new “minimize reading Young Adult fiction” rule. I find that I’m enjoying my reading a lot more now that I’m no longer stuck constantly reading about high school. I’m finally getting around to starting a few Urban Fantasy series that I kept putting off. Not surprisingly, my reading speed has increased quite a bit as well. Coincidence? I think not!

As you can see from the books below; there’s only one YA novel. Yay me! I couldn’t pass up Soul Thief because I adored The Demon Trapper’s Daughter. I’m psyched about Rachel Vincent and Keri Arthur’s new books. They’re two of my most favorite authors in the world!


Blood BoundShadow KinMoon CalledMagic BitesDark Lover
Blood Bound by Rachel Vincent (GoodReads / The Book Depository)
Shadow Kin by M.J. Scott (GoodReads / The Book Depository)
Moon Called by Patricia Briggs (GoodReads / The Book Depository)
Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews (GoodReads / The Book Depository)
Dark Lover by J. R. Ward (GoodReads / The Book Depository)

For Review

Soul ThiefWerewolf in the North WoodsWolf at the Door
Soul Thief by Jana Oliver (GoodReads / The Book Depository)
Werewolf in the North Woods by Vicki Lewis Thompson (GoodReads / The Book Depository)
Wolf at the Door by MaryJanice Davidson (GoodReads / The Book Depository)


Darkness Unbound
Unbound Darkness by Keri Arthur (GoodReads / The Book Depository)

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19 responses to “In My Mailbox (14)

  1. DJL

    So many awesome new books! And that might be a rule I need to follow myself, Carmel, though I love YA lit. It’s nice to read the books not geared towards high schoolers. 🙂 I’m really eager to read Blood Bound and I know from both my former roommates that Moon Called is a great series starter. I hope you enjoy all of your new books!

    P.S. Ironically, my IMM is full of YA books.

  2. @Tynga – I actually just finished it and I’m working on my review. It was AMAZING!!

    @DJL – It takes quite a bit of will power to resist all of the pretty YA covers but I think that it’s worth it in the long run.

  3. I actually bought Moon Called at a thrift store awhile ago for like, 50 cents hahah. I’ve yet to read it though! Can’t wait to see what you think!

    My IMM

  4. Nice mailbox this week!! Blood Bound was great!! Really can’t wait to read more of Rachel’s new series!

    Also enjoyed Soul Thief!! Totally LOVE this series!

    Also got Darkness Unbound! Can’t wait to read it either! Have wayyyy too many books I want to read and not enough time to do it!

    Here’s my IMM

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower 🙂

  5. Great mailbox, those all look like fantastic reads! I can’t wait to hear your thoughts on Shadow Kin, it’s been on my wish list for a while. I hope you love Dark Lover, it’s one of my fave series…happy reading!

    Here’s my IMM

  6. @Anna – Can’t turn down a $0.50 book!

    @Jessica@a GREAT read – I’m hoping to tackle Soul Thief very soon. Darkness Unbound was A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!

    @MichelleKCanada – I’ve heard so many good things so here’s hoping!

    @Lori @ Romancing the Darkside – Reading J.R. Ward’s series was part of my 2011 new years resolution. I don’t think I’m gonna make it but I can start!

  7. What a fantastic haul! Blood Bound and Shadow Kin are totally on my wishlist 🙂
    Moon Called, Magic Bites, and Dark Lover – you went for the best of the best 😉 Hope you enjoy these series as much as I do. Happy reading!

  8. @Molli @ Once Upon a Prologue – I don’t think you’re alone in your fangirl status of those two authors! I can’t wait to check them out.

    @miki – So I’ve heard! Only one way to find out!

    @kara-karina@Nocturnal Book Reviews – I’m halfway done Shadow Kin and so far so good!

    @Amanda Welling – I’ll definitely enjoy them! Thanks for stopping by!

    @Goldilox – I just finished Blood Bound too. I’m off to check out your review.

    @Mocha ღ Latte – Yup! It was a good week! 🙂

  9. I LOVE the Mercy Thompson and Kate Daniels series! Can’t get enough! If you like those you’ll probably also like the October Daye series by….I forget, but really good!

    Here’s my IMM!

  10. I really want to start the Moon Called Series I’ve been told that it was great! I hope you like it!

    Xpresso Reads
    P.S. I’ve also got a new giveaway on my blog for Remembrance if you want to enter.

  11. I admit I’m jealous about Blood Bound! I’m super curious about it and really want my own copy of it. o: Then yay on Dark Lover and Moon Called! I loved them both! MaryJance’s books are also usually good ones! Great week for you. 🙂

    My IMM!