Sunday, December 19, 2010

In My Mailbox #41

Mostly Good Girls by Leila Sales
*I won this one over at La Femme Readers.  Thanks so much! Can't wait to read it!
Goodreads says, "The higher you aim, the farther you fall….It’s Violet’s junior year at the Westfield School. She thought she’d be focusing on getting straight As, editing the lit mag, and figuring out how to talk to boys without choking on her own saliva. Instead, she’s just trying to hold it together in the face of cutthroat academics, her crush’s new girlfriend, and the sense that things are going irreversibly wrong with her best friend, Katie. When Katie starts making choices that Violet can’t even begin to fathom, Violet has no idea how to set things right between them. Westfield girls are trained for success—but how can Violet keep her junior year from being one huge, epic failure?"

Across the Universe by Beth Revis
*I got this ARC through Book It Forward ARC Tours and am thoroughly enjoying it already. Keep your eye out for my review of this book next week.
Goodreads says, "Seventeen-year-old Amy joins her parents as frozen cargo aboard the vast spaceship Godspeed and expects to awaken on a new planet, three hundred years in the future. Never could she have known that her frozen slumber would come to an end fifty years too soon and that she would be thrust into the brave new world of a spaceship that lives by its own rules.  Amy quickly realizes that her awakening was no mere computer malfunction. Someone--one of the few thousand inhabitants of the spaceship--tried to kill her. And if Amy doesn't do something soon, her parents will be next.  Now Amy must race to unlock Godspeed's hidden secrets. But out of her list of murder suspects, there's only one who matters: Elder, the future leader of the ship and the love she could never have seen coming." 

Second Helpings by Megan McCafferty
*I LOVED Sloppy Firsts and immediately downloaded this sequel to my Nook. I can't wait to see what happens to Jessica.
Goodreads says, "Jessica Darling is up in arms again in this much-anticipated, hilarious sequel to Sloppy Firsts. This time, the hyperobservant, angst-ridden teenager is going through the social and emotional ordeal of her senior year at Pineville High. Not only does the mysterious and oh-so-compelling Marcus Flutie continue to distract Jessica, but her best friend, Hope, still lives in another state, and she can’t seem to escape the clutches of the Clueless Crew, her annoying so-called friends. To top it off, Jessica’s parents won’t get off her butt about choosing a college, and her sister Bethany’s pregnancy is causing a big stir in the Darling household. With keen intelligence, sardonic wit, and ingenious comedic timing, Megan McCafferty again re-creates the tumultuous world of today’s fast-moving and sophisticated teens."
What did you get in your mailbox?  Have you read any of these books? Let me know what you think.   This meme is hosted by The Story Siren.


10 comments:

  1. Super jealous you have Across the Universe! I'm so excited for that one, I can't wait to see what you think of it and if it lives up to all the good things I'm hearing about it:)

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  2. Hearing great things on Across the Universe. The other two are new to me so will look them up on Goodreads.

    Enjoy the reads and Merry Xmas girl.

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  3. I really enjoyed Across the Universe too. My review is scheduled for Thursday (since I'll be driving all day to get to my vacation home for Christmas). Happy reading!

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  4. Fab books this week. Hope you enjoy all of them! My mailbox is here.
    Come and link reviews of books with a Scifi theme on this week's Read My Scifi Review

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  5. Oooh, you had a great book week! I'm looking forward to reading Across the Universe too! It's not out here until March. Can't wait to hear what you think! :)

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  6. yay for the sloppy firsts series! i've only read the first one though.

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  7. Across the Universe--swoon! I am so glad you are enjoying it. Dying to read that one and congrats on your win! Happy reading!

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  8. Thanks for checking out my mailbox post, guys! Have a great week.

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  9. Wow, you got Across the Universe by Beth Revis. I'm looking forward reading your review for it. Isn't that cover just fab!

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  10. I loved Sloppy Firsts and Second Helpings...though I don't quite remember then sadly...I read those babies almost four or five years ago...good books though, I can remember that! :D

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