In My Mailbox #14: The End of the Parasol Protectorate, WWII, and ROBOTS!

In My Mailbox was started by The Story Siren as a way to showcase all the books she receieved on a weekly basis.  It has since spread across the book blogging community, and I'm so excited about what I've recently received that I want to share with all of you.

So far I've had a very bookish weekend. I stayed up until 4:30am Saturday morning reading Dan Wells' Partials (review coming tomorrow) and then I had the pleasure of listening and meeting Ms. Gail Carriger at BookPeople last night. It was great fun and she's super nice. I'm eagerly anticipating when my schedule can fit Timeless into the reading rotation.

Now I'm trying to clear out browser tabs, listening to Panic! at the Disco and getting organized for my week of... doing stuff. Do you know how ineffective dancing in your desk chair to Panic! at the Disco is to writing a blog post? Let's just go with "very".

Don't forget! We have a contest running through midnight tomorrow, so go enter to win a great YA title. Now to the books that have entered my house this week:

For Review

Next to Love by Ellen Feldman

Despite my usual avoidance of mainstream fiction/chick lit, I have had a soft spot for World War II homefront stories (true and fictional), so thanks to Random House for sending me a review copy.

Borrowed from the Library


The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man by Mark Hodder

XVI by Julia Karr

I got an assortment of other books, primarily regarding web design and inbound marketing strategies, so I'll spare you those. Just know I have bruises on the insides of my elbows from all the library books I carried to my car.


Timeless by Gail Carriger


What books did you get this past week? And how awesome does that Clockwork Man book look? I love robots...