In My Mailbox #35

In My Mailbox is a weekly event hosted by Kristi over at The Story Siren.  Here we can share what new books we’ve picked up this past week.

I picked up some good old spooky, Halloween reads this week!

Ten by Gretchen McNeil

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

The Babysitter by R.L. Stine

Secret Admirer by R.L. Stine
I don’t know if I will read these R.L. Stine books, but I thought I might like to revisit a favorite author of mine when I was a kid.

What did you guys get this week?

Life Tidbits

  • Saturday was my grandmother’s 91st birthday!  We are celebrating today, though, and guess what I got her?  The Fault in Our Stars by John Green!  Plus some ice cream that she loves.
  • I took next Friday-Monday off.  I can’t wait for a four-day weekend.  Plus I will be going to the Penguin Putnam Warehouse Book Sale in Conklin, NY next Saturday.  Expect a huge IMM next week.
  • I’m listening to Beauty Queens by Libba Bray and am loving it!  It is hilarious!
  • I had a 20% off coupon for Ulta, and bought tons of makeup.  You guys, makeup is so much fun.  One thing I got was the Feminine Palette by Urban Decay and I love the eyeshadow Bordello.  Pret-ty.
  • I’m trying to rock the colored denim trend, but I’m not sure I am succeeding.  I don’t know if my body looks all that great in skinny jeans, but I love the whole colored denim thing.
  • I’ve been eating way too much junk food this week.  I need to curb that ASAP.

About Quinn

I'm a twenty-something children's librarian at a public library in Central New York. I've long left my teen years behind me, but I love to read YA and children's books. I have two adorable dogs. Ginger is a mix between a poodle and havanese, and Daphne is Bichon Frise. Other things I love: Favorite Movie: Singing in the Rain Favorite Book: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Favorite TV Show: Monk
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24 Responses to In My Mailbox #35

  1. Congratulations with your grandmother! 😀

    Ten, great! I’m really looking forward to read that book. Happy reading!

  2. Have to seen R. L. Stine’s newest book, it it written more for those who use to be fans and are now adults. It’s called Red Rain, it’s not real scare though it has been interesting and creepy. 🙂 Happy Reading.

  3. I want to read Ten so much!! Hope you enjoy your books!
    My IMM:

  4. You’re a braver soul than I. I cannot do creepy!!!

    • Quinn says:

      I don’t know why I love creepy books so much, because I hate anything else scary. I mean, I hate scary movies so much. But books, I don’t know, I am all for them.

  5. ladyruby07 says:

    I love, love, love Agatha Christie! Especially the Poirot novels. (I loved And Then There Were None too) R.L. Stine was like my favorite author as a kid. I think I’ve read all the original Goosebump books.

    • Quinn says:

      I like Agatha Christie, too. I haven’t read any of the Poirot, but I really like the Miss Marple ones. I never really read a lot of Goosebumps, but I couldn’t get enough of the Fear Street books.

  6. You have some great Halloweeny books this week! Happy reading (=

  7. Esther says:

    I loved And Then There Were None! I think that’s the first time I heard of the term “red herring,” and now I always associate red herring with Agatha Christie!

  8. thebookworm1 says:

    I heard Ten was really good! Thanks for sharing and happy reading! 🙂

  9. Cyn says:

    R. L Stein was my childhood haha
    I love the colour pants fad, I’ve accumulated turquoise, royal blue, purple and red.

    Oh and this is my IMM at Bookmunchies (:

  10. Kayla S says:

    OMG! I had no freaking clue that RL Stine had books out now… It’s like i”ve been under some type of rock… LOL I first got addicted to the Goosebumps books when I was a kid! Awesome Haul!!!

  11. Teresa says:

    Ahhh awesome books! Enjoy them!

    Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

  12. 91 years!! What a blessing! Happy birthday to your grandmother!!

    I can’t wait to read Ten….but was hoping I could win a copy before purchasing one – setting my sights high.

    Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my IMM & SP

    Holly @ Words Fueled by Love

  13. Oh I hope you enjoy Ten! I feel like I have been dying to read that book for so long and I really just need to buy it. Also, have loads of fun at the book sale this week!

  14. I’ve been wanting to read Ten. Hope you enjoy all your books!

    Thanks for stopping by Book Sojourner!

  15. lovingrob says:

    Great mailbox 😉 Hope you enjoy them all 🙂 I also own Ten ;p not sure I will read it for some time, though :p
    Thank you for commenting on my mailbox. ❤
    Love, Carina @ Carina’s Books

  16. vmcarswell says:

    Yay for Ten! I am also going to get And Then There Were None to reread once I am finished 🙂

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