In My Mailbox (31/7/11)

In My Mailbox is hosted by The Story Siren 

Here are the books that made their way to our homes this week, either bought, borrowed, gifted or for review.

Alnwick Castle Event

On Wednesday and Thursday I (Vicki) found myself staying over here (as you do...)

In what was without doubt the best blogger event imaginable, to celebrate the upcoming launch of Nightshade, second book in The Poison Diaries series. More about the event coming up in a post very soon, but here's the awesome goody bag we came away with which included a copy of Nightshade by MaryRose Wood, A Poison Diaries guide to the beautiful castle, pen, memory stick, badge and a packet of Poppy seeds. The personalised visitor pass and dinner menu also shown, as well as a few souvenirs I couldn't resist..a signed copy of The Poison Diaries, A STUNNING illustrated hardback book (also signed), an Alnwick castle bookmark, and as this castle also featured as Hogwarts in the 1st two Harry Potter movies (I stayed over at HOGWARTS!), a mini Hedwig and Hermione's wand (the last two bought for my 6 year old daughter...honestly!)

Truly the best week EVER, I'm still finding it hard to believe it actually happened!


  1. Wow - the Alnwick castle event sounds AMAZING!! So jealous! It looks like a gorgeous place to visit, let alone stay over night!

    I picked up Shift this week as well. :)

  2. Great books this week! I got my soul to keep too :)

    The even sounds amazing and the castle just looks fantastic :)

  3. Some fab books there this week, I am looking forward to Soul Beach and The Ice Age.

  4. Wow, that sounds like quite a blogger event and what a location to have it at!

  5. You got some really great books this week! I really cant wait to read Soul Beach and Midwinterblood! Also.. I'm not even going to mention that place... but I'm glad you had fun (I'm not jealous AT ALL! :P)

  6. You totally deserved that break at the castle, so glad you enjoyed it.
    Fabulous book week. Happy reading make the most of your time off work <3

  7. Ooooh, I'm so jealous of your mailbox!!! I love the harry Potter stuff and My Soul to Keep looks awesome!! I hope you enjoy all you got! Here's my IMM if you want to check it out! Happy reading!

    -Jessica (Peace Love Books)

  8. I have linger i am dying to read forever! thanks for sharing your IMM

  9. So jealous of your trip to Alnwick castle, it sounded amazing! Book wise, I loved My Soul to Keep, it was awesome, and Forever looks great too! Happy reading :).

  10. Great set! I love that cover for Forever. I can't wait to read Liesl and Po.
    My IMM

  11. Great books! =)
    I do hope you enjoy them xD

  12. So many good books and amazing Alnwick memories x


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