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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

This. Is. Epic.

I know I should have waited for an In My Mailbox post, but I haven't done one for over 2 months (oops?... I have the pictures... do you think I should post them? that's about 10 weeks of books...) Plus, this is just too epic to keep to myself.

I was completely shocked this afternoon when a Fed-Ex truck pulled up to my house and dropped off a package from Random House that I had no idea was coming. I immediately opened it and found FIVE ARCS! But that's not the best thing... One of them was:

GOING BOVINE BY LIBBA BRAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

That's about when I freaked out. It's not coming out until September 22nd, and I haven't heard of any bloggers that have gotten it yet. Please comment here if you get it, or any of the books on this list. I'd like to know so I have someone else to celebrate with.

Here are the other books I got:

- The Treasure Map of Boys by E. Lockhart (July 28th) I have to read the others in this series first.
- (Re) Cycler by Lauren McLaughlin (August 25th) - I need to read Cycler first.
- Castration Celebration by Jake Wizner (May 26th) ... No, it's not what you think.
- Fat Cat by Robin Brande (October 13th) - Never heard of it, but it looks good.

I'll try to post pictures later, but my computer can be infuriating (partly why I never got to posting those In My Mailbox posts), so don't count on it.

I'll be posting a review today or tomorrow for a book that I just read and enjoyed. It's being released tomorrow, if that's a clue. It also has a hot pink cover.

And I'll also be having my first contest!!! So keep watching for it!

*Paradox*

12 comments:

Lalaland said...

That's so cool. I can't wait for it to come out.

prophecygirl said...

Nice!

And is it a Hottie review you're posting? :)

Anonymous said...

haha nice April Fool's joke. Why would Random House send books to you? You post something like once every month

Bookworm said...

Wait is this an April Fool's joke? if not u ARE SO LUCKY! Treasure Map of Boys? Going bovine? I am dying with jealousy!!!!!

the epic rat said...

I was hoping for a post title "of Doom!" You're killing me! :P

That sounds like an AWESOME box! I'm super-jealous!

Thao said...

You're so lucky. Happy reading! : )

Lisa Schroeder said...

Man, I'd be kissing that FedEx man! Lucky you!!! And happy reading! :)

Shooting Stars Mag said...

Aw, that's awesome. I really want to read Going Bovine, that and Something Beautiful...I think that's what it's called? Lauren Baratz-Logsted's new book....

-Lauren

Amanda said...

AHHHH you got the Treasure Map of Boys! Lucky!

Mrs. Magoo said...

Congrats!!! I got the same package in the mail today, and I'm super excited!!!!

Tasha said...

OMG!!! You are amazingly lucky. Enjoy

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