Saturday, March 27, 2010

In My Mailbox [31]

Pretty sweet week this time around. First I got The Vampire Diaries, The Return: Shadow Souls by L.J. Smith, which was a superb surprise (so thanks for that! :) The CW show The Vampire Diaries (based on the books, of course) is pretty amazing so far. I was quite blown away by this week's episode. What did you guys think of it?

And of course, have to love Ian Somerhalder's portrayal of Damon - so much fun to watch. The facial expressions, the humour... brilliant. Nina Dobrev is awesome as Elena, as can be expected considering her great job on Mia (on Degrassi: The Next Generation). I'm pretty sure the first time I noticed Steven R. McQueen (who plays Jeremy) on Everwood (which was also a great show).

Surprisingly, the [Vampire Diaries show] seems to be getting better with each successive episode, and it's definitely exceeded my expectations from before the series premiered. Has it for you?

Moving on, I also got Maureen Johnson's Scarlett Fever from the absolutely awesome Megan Crewe. (An autographed Give up the Ghost bookmark was also included in the package, but I forgot to take a picture of that.) I have interviewed Megan and reviewed Give up the Ghost. Thank you, Megan!

And lastly, I also received a poster of the spores that's for imagine the future from Swagbucks, which is pretty cool. If you haven't signed up already, you definitely should. It's basically a search engine, but you get "swagbucks" for searching, which can then be exchanged for prizes. So what're you waiting for? Go sign up! :)

Now that you've seen the contents of my mailbox, it's your turn - what was in yours this week?

*In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren.


sarah darlington said...

I do like Vampire Diaries :)

Brittany said...

Great loot this week. Enjoy them!

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Emma Michaels said...

Congrats!!! I hope I can get my hands on a copy of Shadow Souls soon!

Jenny N. said...

I know a lot of bloggers are fans of the Vampire Diaries TV show and unfortunately I'm not one of them but I would like to read the books some day. Also the poster looks really nice.

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