Saturday, January 15, 2011

In My Mailbox #43

Divergent by Veronica Roth
*I received this ARC through Book It Forward Tours. I am definitely excited for this one and although it doesn't come out till May, expect an early review from me since I am part of the ARC tour.
Goodreads says, "One choice. One choice decides your friends, defines your beliefs, and determines your loyalties . . . forever. Or, one choice can transform you. In Veronica Roth's debut novel, Divergent, a perfect society unfolds into a dystopian world of electrifying decisions, stunning consequences, heartbreaking betrayals, and unexpected romance."






Vespertine by Saundra Mitchell
*I got this one through NetGalley. I finally joined even though I've had my Nook for awhile.  I can't wait to read this historical fiction.
Goodreads says, "It’s the summer of 1889, and Amelia van den Broek is new to Baltimore and eager to take in all the pleasures the city has to offer. But her gaiety is interrupted by disturbing, dreamlike visions she has only at sunset—visions that offer glimpses of the future. Soon, friends and strangers alike call on Amelia to hear her prophecies. However, a forbidden romance with Nathaniel, an artist, threatens the new life Amelia is building in Baltimore. This enigmatic young man is keeping secrets of his own—still, Amelia finds herself irrepressibly drawn to him. When one of her darkest visions comes to pass, Amelia’s world is thrown into chaos. And those around her begin to wonder if she’s not the seer of dark portents, but the cause.

Fourth Comings (Jessica Darling #4) by Megan McCafferty
*All I can say is that I am pretty much obsessed with this series. It's an addiction. :)
Goodreads says, "At first it seems she’s living the New York City dream. She’s subletting an apartment with her best friend, working for a magazine that actually cares about her psychology degree, and still deeply in love with the charismatic Marcus Flutie. But reality is more complicated than dreamy clich├ęs. When Marcus proposes—giving her only one week to answer—Jessica must decide if she’s ready to give up a world of late-night literary soirees, art openings, and downtown drunken karaoke to move back to New Jersey and be with the one man who’s gripped her heart for years. Jessica ponders this and other life choices with her signature snark and hyper-intense insight, making it the most tumultuous and memorable week of her twenty-something life."


Unearthly by Cynthia Hand
*How could I not have picked up this book, especially after so many great reviews? I moved it right up to the top of my TBR pile.
Goodreads says, "Clara Gardner has recently learned that she's part angel. Having angel blood run through her veins not only makes her smarter, stronger, and faster than humans (a word, she realizes, that no longer applies to her), but it means she has a purpose, something she was put on this earth to do. Figuring out what that is, though, isn't easy. Her visions of a raging forest fire and an alluring stranger lead her to a new school in a new town. When she meets Christian, who turns out to be the boy of her dreams (literally), everything seems to fall into place—and out of place at the same time. Because there's another guy, Tucker, who appeals to Clara's less angelic side. As Clara tries to find her way in a world she no longer understands, she encounters unseen dangers and choices she never thought she'd have to make—between honesty and deceit, love and duty, good and evil. When the fire from her vision finally ignites, will Clara be ready to face her destiny? Unearthly is a moving tale of love and fate, and the struggle between following the rules and following your heart."


Iron Daughter (Iron Fey #2)  by Julie Kagawa
*I read The Iron King last year and really enjoyed it. I've been meaning to pick up the next book in the series.
Goodreads says, "Half Summer faery princess, half human, Meghan has never fit in anywhere. Deserted by the Winter prince she thought loved her, she is prisoner to the Winter faery queen. As war looms between Summer and Winter, Meghan knows that the real danger comes from the Iron fey—ironbound faeries that only she and her absent prince have seen. But no one believes her. Worse, Meghan's own fey powers have been cut off. She's stuck in Faery with only her wits for help. Trusting anyone would be foolish. Trusting a seeming traitor could be deadly. But even as she grows a backbone of iron, Meghan can't help but hear the whispers of longing in her all-too-human heart."


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.



19 comments:

  1. I LOVED Divergent. Hope you do too!

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  2. Great books you got this week. The Iron Daughter is amazing. Hope you enjoy reading all your books.

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  3. I fell in love with Unearthly. It's definitely one of those books that keep you engrossed.

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  4. All of those look awesome, especially Divergent and Unearthly. I hope you enjoy them!

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  5. I'm looking forward to seeing your review of Divergent since I'm looking forward to the release of it. Happy reading!

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  6. Divergent sounds fantastic and I love the cover. I've really been enjoying this trend of dystopian YA fiction. I'll be adding this to my TBR list!

    Vespertine is one I definitely want to read. I also am planning to get Unearthly from the library. I was all set to skip it because I haven't really enjoyed angel fiction but then I read the positive reviews and decided to give it a chance. I hope you enjoy using NetGalley. I don't have an e-reader so I read the books on my computer or on my phone.

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  7. I really liked Unearthly and usually books like that annoy me so much. I really want to read Divergent, so it's nice to keep hearing good things about it. Hope you enjoy it!

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  8. I haven't read any of these yet but I do have the Iron Fey series. I've heard nothing but great things about that series so I'm excited to read it.

    Here's what I got in my mailbox this week.

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  9. You got Divergent, Vespertine and Unearthly!

    ahhhhhhhh major green hues coming out now... Hulk envy :)

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  10. Oh lucky you, you have Divergent! Can't wait to see what you think of that one! And so glad you got Unearthly, I need to pick up a hardcopy version of that one, I loved it so much! Hope you enjoy it as well:)

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  11. I am so loving the cover of Unearthly by Cynthia Hand!! Enjoy!

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  12. Can't wait to read Unearthly and start the Fey series! Enjoy :)

    Happy Reading!

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  13. Oh you got so many drool-worthy books. I'm really excited for Unearthly and Vespertine. The Iron Daughter was great. Can't wait to read about what you think! :)
    Happy reading!

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  14. Unearthly is so amazing, I absolutely loved it. I'm really looking forward to Vespertine!

    RYC on my imm: I already read and reviewed Tyger, Tyger! My review is here if you want to check it out! :)

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  15. Vespertine sounds great! I hope you enjoy your books, they all look amazing!

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  16. Great reads! I just finished Vespertine and it was pretty good!
    My IMM

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  17. Divergent! I'm so excited for that one. :) Can't wait to see what you think of it. Happy reading!

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  18. Oh, you've got some awesome books. I've heard some seriously great things about Divergent and am itching to read The Vespertine and Unearthly too. Actually, I think i want to read all of the books in your mailbox. Have a fabulous week of reading! :)

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