Sunday, November 21, 2010

In my mailbox (11)

This is a weekly meme, hosted by the great Story Siren, where we talk about the books we got last week.

I didn't get so many books this week, but I went a little crazy at, and are expecting those in mid December. Can't have too many books right?

For review ( Via Netgalley):
Stone kissed by Keri Stevens

Intrinsical by Lani Woodland
House of Seven Gables, Nathaniel Hawthorne

I have also been given the name of the blogger that is going to get a present for me this christmas, as part of the annual Book Blogger Holiday Swap. I have already started thinking about what to get. I love giving things away, and I have something special planned.

What did you get in your mailbox this week?


Melissa said...

OOooh I hear great things about Intrinsical! Enjoy your books this week! ;)

Miss Page-Turner said...

Stone Kissed sounds like an interesting read. Intrinsical sounds good, too. I really want to read it! Enjoy them and have a nice sunday:)
Here is my Mailbox

And don't forget to check out my giveaway, ending on Nov 30th and open internationally, here!

bibliophile brouhaha said...

Greetings from the States! This is my first time to your blog, and I love it! New follow!

Hawthorne - always a classic choice, and I really like the sound of Intrinsical.

Question: how do you decide which books to review and which to simply read? I find myself short of time, and I usually review any book I read because of that.

Have a good week!

-Linds, bibliophile brouhaha

The Norwegian BookGirl said...

@Melissa: I have also heard great things about it, that's why I bought it. Shall be exciting to see if it is that good.

@Miss Page-Turner: Thanks for your comment, will check out your post too!

@bibliophile brouhaha: Thank you :)I have decided to read one classic every month in 2011, inspired by a post at the blog Presenting Lenore. And I have heard great things about it.

I actually review every book I read, aside from documentary books. But I have had some lack of readng time lately due to extreme pressure on work. I also have to balance between reading Norwegian books and English books, since I run a Norwegian blog where I also review contemporary fiction and crime fiction written in Norwegian. I have decided to keep this, The Norwegian Book Girl, a pure YA / PNR blog, but I will perhaps review a classic or another book from time to time.

Moirae(thefates) book reviews said...

Stone kissed looks great!! Check out my IMM.


Emma Michaels said...

Yeay! This is my first week of IMM!

Emma Michaels

jackie b central texas said...

First yes there can never be too many books! you getting a big book haul mid December means early Christmas present to yourself! Thanks for stopping by my post earlier and just remember quality over quantity when it comes to books and reading means you did well this week too!

jackie >_<

Krystal said...

Great sounding books! I got my name for the person I'm doing my exhange with (Though I'm going through The Broke and The Bookish blog) Its so fun!
Happy reading this week :)
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