In My Mailbox: Gangsta Edition

My boyfriend is off at work, and as some of you many know, I like ridiculous accessories. Instead of sneaking around and getting into his stuff, I can ditch the bandit act and wear his Columbus Crew hat like I own it. After putting on the hat and listening to some SAY AHHH muzak, I was like, I bet I could be entertaining in an IMM vlog, seeing as how I have NEW books that you DON’T already know about! I know, your soul, it bleeds with not knowing.

In My Mailbox is hosted by The Story Siren, who I met in real life ya’ll. Yes, I have spoken to a YA Celebrity Book Blogger.

H’okay, so here’s teh books:
Library sale:
The Upstairs Room by Johanna Reiss
A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie
The Tea Rose by Jennifer Donnelly
The Never War by D.J. MacHale
Blindness by Jose Saramago
Shardik by Richard Adams
Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder
Skeletons At The Feast by Chris Bohjalian

Spirit Bound by Richelle Mead – squeeeeeeeeek. Yes, I squeek not squee.
Magic Under Glass by Jaclyn Dolamore
Heart’s Blood by Juliet Marillier
The Dark Mirror by Juliet Marillier
The Night Angel Trilogy by Brent Weeks

Boom! by Mark Haddon

The Strand:
The Underneath by Kathi Appelt
Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
Faithful by Janet Fox
Maus II: My Father Bleeds History by Art Spiegelman

About April (Books&Wine)

April is 30 years old and created Good Books And Good Wine. She works for a non-profit. April always has a book on hand. In her free time she can be found binge watching The Office with her husband and baby, spending way too much time on Pinterest or exploring her neighborhood.


  1. Allison says:

    Yay for The Tea Rose, thats a favorite of mine!

    I'm also excited you got The Night Angel trilogy, I wanna read those too.

  2. Christina T says:

    I loved Spirit Bound and Heart's Blood. Juliet Marillier is one of my favorite authors. I like The Bridei Chronicles too but my favorite series is the Sevenwaters series.

    I hope you enjoy your books. I like the hat ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Dude, I heart you so much! Loved this IMM ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. LOVE The Tea Rose! And Spirit Bound was so awesomesauce. <3 I LOVE Magic Under Glass too. I may or may not by the paperback of the new cover when it's out.

  5. Chachic says:

    I loved Jellicoe Road! I hope you like it too.

  6. Great books this week. Happy reading ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. sharonlovescats says:

    You are a crazy lady. ๐Ÿ˜€

  8. Shera (Book Whispers) says:

    Great IMM! Awesome selection, The Tea Rose sounds great.

    Spirit Bound was one I had to get for my IMM as well.

  9. April (BooksandWine) says:

    Allison – Jennifer Donnelly is love!

    Christina T – Spirit Bound rocked! Also, I like the hat too ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Monica – I heart you too, was awesome rooming together at BEA.

    Julie – YAY so glad my choices are books you loved ๐Ÿ™‚

    Chachic – I am so excited to read Jellicoe Road.

    Asamom – Happy reading to you too!

    Sharon – Yeah all I need are bags and cat food, then I has the crazy down perfect.

    Sherra – It's hard to resist the call of Richelle Mead!

  10. hey april, i live in nyc, and was wondering was there any library book sales that you have gone to in manhattan? i see that u always get a great assortment of books from the library sales and figure i would try going to one. im not sure if there are any libraries sales going on in the city. or where to go to find out. thanks in advcance for info!!!!


  11. That's awesome. I love WWII stuff too! And I totally use to wear sideway hats in high school. My husband gets mad cause I don't anymore….. I'd rather wear butterflies in my hair…. yea LOL.

    Lots of cool new reads! I can't wait to see what you got at BEA!

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