IMM is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren. It is a way for book bloggers to post what they have received for review, borrowed from a friend, bought at the bookstore, or picked up at the library!
This week’s IMM is going to look a little on the large side because it’s been a good month since my last IMM post. With Christmas & super good book deals thrown in there, I am now rolling in the bookish goodness!
In The Band by Jean Haus (e-book)
My Thoughts: I am so uber excited for this one! It just screams “READ ME MUSIC + BOOKISH NERDS!”
Pieces Of Lies by Angela Richardson (e-book)
My Thoughts: Secret societies, college, romance, and lots more. I had no other choice but to accept this review request!
Liberty by Annie Laurie Cechini (e-book)
My Thoughts: Thanks Rhemalda for a review copy! I cannot wait to get started on this one!
Fallen Too Far by Abbi Glines (e-book)
My Thoughts: I am quickly becoming an Abbi Glines fanatic. I loved this one!
Someone To Love by Addison Moore (e-book)
My Thoughts: This one sounds super awesome!
Derailed by Alyssa Rose Ivy (e-book)
My Thoughts: I enjoyed this one a lot! Molly and Ben were awesome together!
Veer by Alyssa Rose Ivy (e-book)
My Thoughts: I only made it about halfway through this one before I lost interest. I just wasn’t connecting to the characters like I was in Derailed.
This Beautiful Thing by Amanda Heath (e-book)
My Thoughts: I can’t wait to read this one! I can understand where the main character is coming from (my younger brother sometimes acts like an over-protective older brother ESPECIALLY when it comes to guys)
Planning On Forever by Ashely Wilcox (e-book)
My Thoughts: Ohh, those pesky love triangles! I can’t wait to see who Alexa ends up with!
My Misery Muse by Brei Betzold (e-book)
My Thoughts: Tattoo artist & band member??? Uhh, yes please!
Need by Carrie Jones (e-book)
My Thoughts: I have heard so much about this series. I am so happy to finally have the first book so I can get started!
Just Remember To Breathe by Charles Sheehan-Miles (e-book)
My Thoughts: Oh my word, you guys this book was so beautiful and made of awesome!
Tempting The Best Man by J. Lynn (e-book)
My Thoughts: I ended up really enjoying this one! I loved the tension between Madison & Chase!
Chance Encounters by J. Sterling (e-book)
My Thoughts: I am a little iffy on the whole “love at first sight” thing but I am willing to give this one a try. It has some pretty positive reviews!
The Sweetest Thing by Jill Shalvis
My Thoughts: You guys, I now adore Jill Shalvis with all of my heart! This book follows the oldest sister a.k.a. the one most like me and I LOVED her story!
Head Over Heels by Jill Shalvis
My Thoughts: Chloe and Sawyer….be still my beating heart! Even though the first three books in this series all received 5 stars from me, this one was still my favorite!
That Boy by Jillian Dodd (e-book)
My Thoughts: Jillian helped to create the super awesome event that took place last month, “99 authors, 99 books, 99 cents”. There were so many awesome books for under a dollar. I just HAD to pick up a copy of her book!
Avoiding Commitment by K. A. Linde (e-book)
My Thoughts: Holy wow, that is the craziest premise ever (okay, so not exactly the craziest but still pretty freaking crazy and totally interesting!)
Down To You by M. Leighton (e-book)
My Thoughts: HOLY CRAZY TWIST BATMAN! This book was so good and there was a twist near the middle-ish/end that made my jaw drop!
Bouquet Toss by Melissa Brown (e-book)
My Thoughts: It was .99 and it sounds cute. I say that’s a win/win
Bad Rep by Meredith A. Walters (e-book)
My Thoughts: Another NA title! I am determined to read some awesome NA books this year!
Up In Flames by Nicole Williams (e-book)
My Thoughts: Wow, this book blew me away! It was an impulse buy but totally worth it!
The Mighty Storm by Samantha Towle (e-book)
My Thoughts: That cover along with the fact that one of the main characters in a band, has me beyond pumped to read this!
Exclusively Yours by Shannon Stacey
My Thoughts: I’m bouncing around with this series. I started off with book #3 then went to book #1! I felt that this one wasn’t as good as #3 but it was still full of such awesome characters and lots of good laughs (oh, and some sexy times too!!)
Yours To Keep by Shannon Stacey
My Thoughts: I loved this book so very much! It was the perfect amount of comedy and romance. Sean & Emma were perfect together!
Slow Summer Kisses by Shannon Stacey (e-book)
My Thoughts: This book was short and sweet but it was so well-rounded. I really enjoyed it!
The Dead Girls Detective Agency by Suzy Cox
My Thoughts: Kati and I were at Barnes & Noble last week just browsing around when we came across this book. I haven’t heard of it before but it reminds me somewhat of Stacey Kade’s series so I am all sorts of excited to read it!
Sweet Venom by Tera Lynn Childs (e-book)
My Thoughts: I have heard so many awesome, awesome things about this series! I want to see what the fuss is about.
Cowboy Dark by Tess Oliver (e-book)
My Thoughts: I really enjoyed this one! I feel like it ended way to abruptly and a little “off” compared to the rest of the story but it was still a fun read.
Fallen Crest High by Tijan (e-book)
My Thoughts: I have been seeing this book around some so I figured I would give it a try!
Something Like Normal by Trish Doller
My Thoughts: Touching, beautiful, heartbreaking, and lovely. This book was beyond awesome!
From C.A. Kunz:
The Modified by C.A. Kunz (signed) + The Childe/The Modified Snow Globe + awesome swag!
My Thoughts: A HUGE thank you to Carol and Adam! This was such an awesome Christmas surprise!
From Jolene Perry:
Dizzy by Nyrae Dawn & Jolene Perry (signed)
My Thoughts: Nyrae & Jolene (aka Dylan & Ziah) had a super fun Twitter chat about 2 months ago! Jolene was sweet enough to send me a signed copy after the chat!
p.s. Thanks Jolene!!!
Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion
My Thoughts: HOLY ZOMBIES!!! I cannot wait to see this movie February 1st, but before thin I will be reading this book!
The Friday Society by Adrienne Kress
My Thoughts: This book sounds like it is full of awesomesauce. I cannot wait to read about these three kick-butt girls!
Such A Rush by Jennifer Echols
My Thoughts: I am such a fan-girl of Jennifer it’s actually kind of creepy. But creepy tendencies aside, this is one book of hers that I haven’t read yet so I am super happy I now have it. Thank you so much Cyndi <3
Zack (my little brother) and I would love to say a giant THANK YOU to Justin for such awesome gifts. WE LOVE THEM!
Bot Wars by J.V. Kade
My Thoughts: Justin sent this one for my brother Zack and I to read together. We both love robots so we can’t wait to read it!
Ungifted by Gordon Korman
My Thoughts: Another Zack & Katelyn book. We love the cover of this one!
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
My Thoughts: This series has been on my ‘to-read” list for FOREVER! When I opened the box and saw this & Fire in there, I just about died!
Fire by Kristin Cashore
My Thoughts: See above!
The Girl In The Steel Corset by Kady Cross
My Thoughts: This is another book that I have been eyeing since before it came out. I knew from just reading the summary that I would love it so now I can’t wait to read it and find out if that’s true!
Hopeless by Colleen Hoover (e-book)
My Thoughts: Oh how this book broke my heart and then put it together again. I didn’t think I could love Colleen’s writing any more than what I did but then I read this and that all changed.
The Vincent Brothers by Abbi Glines (e-book)
My Thoughts: I LOVED The Vincent Boys so I can’t wait to see where this story leads
Music note necklace + Degrees of Wrong by Anna Scarlett swag
My Thoughts: I love me some Mandie <3 <3 <3 She is the absolute BEST!
An Easy bookmark!
My Thoughts: Alexa sent me a lovely bookmark with a quote from Easy by Tammara Webber! Thanks Alexa, I love it so much!