Sunday, 6 February 2011

In My Mailbox #107: New Books This Week (+ vlog)

In My Mailbox idea from Kristi @ The Story Siren, and all links take you to Amazon. Click images for a bigger picture!

I had such a good week this week! On Wednesday I went out to dinner with Barry Hutchison (author of the Invisible Fiends series) and Tiffany from HarperCollins, and on Thursday I went to London to a Simon & Schuster blogger event. We met authors, listened to a Q&A session and got to chat to bloggers, said authors and lovely S&S people. It was a great 2 hours!

I've attempted a vlog this week, though it isn't very good quality. I'll post it anyway, but go easy on me... I'm not at all good with videos ;)


For review:
  • Stories by Neil Gaiman and Al Sarrantonio



(Thanks to Caroline from Portrait of a Woman for this exclusive gold edition!)


[Quote from the back of Raising Demons].

[Quote from the inside of Out of Shadows].

Happy reading, everyone!


Sab H. said...

I LOVE your accent! SO cool! :)
I'm jealous you got Divergent!! I really want to read that one. And super congrats in all the quotes!! I also love that Iron Witch cover and I'll have to read Out of the Shadows now ;)
Happy reading Jenny!

Chelsey @ Starry Sky Books said...

Ooooh Divergent. I'll be eagerly awaiting your review for that. It's already on my plan to read list. Can't wait for it to come out. Happy reading this week!


SisterSpooky said...

can I say I totally vote for more vlogs! You are so much braver than me to do it!

awesome books and glad u had a good time in LAAAANDAAAANN (London lol)

Totally nosey here but behind u on the wall; is that a Brand New album cover?? Their most recent one. If it is do I get blogger brownie points for spotting it :-D

asamum said...

Wow your awesomeness knows no bounds. You are so cute (I am obviously allowed to call you cute because of my age)
Great books this week - I am so coveting quite a few ;D Plus 2 quotes - go you :D FANTASTIC & well deserved

The Slowest Bookworm said...

A local accent! Great vlog Jenny.

How amazing it must feel to have your words quoted in the actual books. Congratulations!

I'm another who's jealous of Divergent. I have it on pre-order, but I want it NOW! LOL.

Marie said...

Wow i'm jealous of your edition of The Iron Witch :p !!!

Love you vlog !

Happy reading !

♥Iffath said...

Hehe, ace vlog Jenny!! Can I just say how jealous I am that are quoted on AND *have* Raising Demons?!!

Happy reading :D

Jennifer (An Abundance of Books) said...

Congrats on having your reviews quoted on the book! Very cool and very exciting.

Jennifer (An Abundance of Books)

Jesse Owen said...

Fab vlog Jenny - way more brave than me - I cower and hide and generally try anything to get away from a camera let alone a video camera (even an iPhone based one) :D

Great books this week, I love the special edition cover of The Iron Witch and I can't wait for Raising Demons.

Plus huge congratulations on the quotes, happy reading :D

Kate said...

Ahh, I wish Divergent would hurry up and get published for the rest of us :)
Its so cool that you get quoted on all these books. When I found a quote from you on the back of Before I Fall I got a little excited on your behalf :D

leanne_luce : YA FOREVER said...

As always wicked post Jen!! You got some awesome stuff!

And OMG On more quotes being published - you are the Quote Queen of bloggerland!!

I Want To Read That said...

LOVE the vlog! and oooh how good does Divergent look! Hope you enjoy and it was great to see you on Thursday:)

Aisle B said...

I would covet your copy of Vampire Diaries just to look at Damon's beautiful eyes. I am so Team Damon!

Girl you have books that would make many of us green with envy!

Congrats on your review quote inside the book! You got it MADE! Congrats and doing happy dance for you :)

BrittLit said...

Fantastic books this week. Congrats on your two quotes. Sounds like you had a good time at the S&S event. Michelle Harrison!! Happy Reading!

Lu said...

Great mailbox! Love the vlog :)

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Clover said...

Wow, GO YOU for doing a vlog. I'm so not brave enough for that. I think your accent is adorable though. You've got so many great books this week, I'm mighty jealous :)

Gabrielle Carolina said...

Jenny! Love your accent, it is so posh.

Congrats on the blurb and on the mailbox; I love the cover of Spring Affair.

Happy Reading!

If you want to check out my IMM Vlog go here:


Gabrielle Carolina <3

Amber Griffiths said...

I've been dying to read Divergent! I hope you enjoy it! I bought The Iron Witch this week as well, I can't wait to get started with it.

Enjoy all of your fantastic books, and have a great week!

Lori said...

Congrats...don't you love when you get quoted? It's a good feeling. I hope that you enjoy your books. Check out what was In My Mailbox.

Nikki-ann said...

Wow, you really have had a great week this week! Looks like you've got some great books to read too. Enjoy! :)

Natalie (I'd So Rather Be Reading) said...

Your vlog was great! And book quotes are always so delightful to see!!

Cat @ Beyond Books said...

I started watching this as soon as you posted it last night but then dinner arrived and we watched a movie and I never finished - just did now! Yay video blog! :)

Yay being quotes all over the place! Good heavens! I'm so proud of you! I'll be able to tell people "I knew Jenny when she was just a blogger and not a professional reviewer and I got her hooked on books" heheh don't forget me when you're all famous and stuff, ok?

Naomi said...

Great vlog, it was lovely to see you at the S&S event.

Dot said...

Great vlog! Congratulations on the quotes too, that's brilliant! I've just started reading Stories and it's good so far!

Violet said...

Awesome books. I particular like Divergent, Stories and The Hunting Ground. I hope you enjoy all the books

Liz. R said...

Ahhhhhh, Raising Demons! And you're quoted on it! So, so very jealous! Can't wait to see what you think of it, I've been dying to read it. Hexbound is another great one too - happy reading!

Just Your Typical Book Blog said...

I love your accent! I want it, lol

Great week!! I'm going to read Iron Witch soon and I'm pumped :)