Sunday, May 15, 2011

IMM (1): John Green Week

in my mailbox
In My Mailbox (IMM) is a weekly meme created by Kristi over at The Story Siren. IMM is a chance for a blogger to show which books/e-books have been recently acquired either as ARCs, purchased, or borrowed. Click here to find out more.

john_greenYes, John Green is in my mail. I decided what better way to kick off my blog than to have a John Green week! I feel ashamed to admit that I have yet to read any John Green book despite many recommendations. As a fan of the Vlog Brothers, it is a necessity that I read these books! I thoroughly enjoy John Green’s (and Hank’s) humor and sarcasm. So this week begins my travel into the world of John Green. I will begin by reading  Looking for Alaska (own), as it was the first to be published.  Then, I will continue with An Abundance of Katherines (own), followed by Paper Towns (borrowed from library), and finally I will end with Will Grayson, Will Grayson (own). I am super excited!

What is in your mailbox this week?

P.S. I have succeeded in saying “John Green” seven times in this post.

        Looking for Alaska       an_abundance_of_katherines       paper-towns       wgwg

Books Mentioned:
Will Grayson, Will Grayson (written with David Levithan)


  1. Hey, welcome to blogging! ^_^
    I read An Abundance of Katherines and it was quite alright. I heard that Looking for Alaska is the best one, so I have that and Paper Towns on my reading list, too

    Here is my IMM:
    Nickey @ The Book Shop Assistant

  2. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE John Green! I'm so following you! :) Hopefully, you will love him too! I'm actually reading Paper Towns right now! :)
    And if you like Will Grayson, Will Grayson I would read Dash & Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan. It is amazingly funny! :) I love it! I did a review of it, if you wanna check it out. :)
    Since I'm your newest follower, maybe you could stop by my blog and follow me back? I would really appreciate it!
    Thank you!
    Here's my IMM!

  3. Nickey you have great selections for this week! I definitely want to read Paranormalcy and Die for Me! Thanks for sharing!

  4. I really enjoyed Looking for Alaska- I think it is a great choice to start with! Enjoy!

  5. I haven't read any John Green either, but they seem to sell well!

  6. I haven't read anything by him either, but might give Looking for Alaska a try.

    Here's Mine

  7. I've never heard of these books or the Vlog Brothers but now that I know I'm really interested in watching their videos! Happy reading this week :)

    Crystal @ Elegantly Bound Books

  8. Hey Lindsey, thanks for commenting on my IMM! And welcome to the blogging world! Also, I am so excited that you're reading John Green this week. I love him. I even have a John Green bobble head, haha.

    I'm not going to spoil anything for you (spoilers are pretty much my biggest pet peeve ever), but there is a paragraph from Looking for Alaska that I'm absolutely in love with. When you read a paragraph that ends in a comment about drizzles and hurricanes, that's the one. :) His writing is so beautiful.

    I hope you enjoy! Take care.

  9. John Green is so awesome! I love love love his writing. I've only read Looking For Alaska and Will Grayson Will Grayson so far, but both books are definitely on the favorites shelf.

  10. I haven't read any John Green books either. Love it how you said his name seven times in one post ;) Enjoy reading!

    Take a look at my Mailbox for this week!


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