In My Mailbox

In My Mailbox lets you peek into the contents of my mailbox on a weekly basis. I am listing all the lovely books that I have aquired this week. If you would like to participate and have your own “In My Mailbox” post, you can find more information here on the Story Siren's blog, where it all began..(This post was inspired by Alea of Pop Culture Junkie.)

Hunted by P.C. and Kristin Cast
Pub Date: 3/10/09

The good news: Zoey's friends have her back again and Stevie Rae and the red fledglings aren't Neferet's secrets any longer.

The bad news: Ancient evil with the face of an angel has been let loose - that and various other nasties (whose faces aren't so angelic). Grandma Redbird is in trouble. Heath is in trouble. The House of Night is in trouble. Okay, let's face it - Zoey's whole world is in trouble! But when the trouble comes from a being who appears to be beauty personified, will the world believe it? Especially when only a teenager and a group of misfits are the only ones who really understand the danger he brings. Will Zoey have the strength and wisdom to reveal the truth?

The Demon's Lexicon by Sarah Rees Brennan
Pub Date: 6/2/09

Nick and his brother Alan are on the run with their mother, who was once the lover of a powerful magician. When she left him, she stole an important charm amulet - and he will stop at nothing to reclaim it. Now Alan has been marked with the sign of death by the magician's demon, and only Nick can save him. But to do so he must face those he has fled from all his life - the magicians - and kill them. So the hunted becomes the hunter...but in saving his brother, Nick discovers something that will unravel his whole past...

Swoon by Nina Malkin
Pub Date: May 19, 2009

Sin is Coming...Prepare to Swoon!

Torn from her native New York City and dumped in the land of cookie-cutter preps, Candice is resigned to accept her posh, dull fate. Nothing ever happens in Swoon, Connecticut...until Dice's perfect, privileged cousin Penelope nearly dies in a fall from an old tree, and her spirit intertwines with that of a ghost. His name? Sinclair Youngblood Powers. His mission? Revenge. And while Pen is oblivious to the possession, Dice is all too aware of Sin. She's intensely drawn to him - but not at all crazy about the havoc he's wreaking. Determined to exorcise the demon, Dice accidentally sets Sin loose, gives him flesh, makes him formidable. Now she must destroy an even more potent - and irresistible - adversary, before the whole town succumbs to Sin's will. Only trouble is, she's in love with him.

Pure by Terra Elan McVoy
pub date: April 7, 2009

Tabitha and her four best friends all wear Purity Rings, symbols of the virginity-until-marriage pledge they made as tweens. Now the girls are fifteen, and their rings have come to symbolize not only their purity, but also the friendships and identities they've built based on their shared faith. Simmering tensions rise to the surface and the group is split apart when one of Tab's friends admits that she and her long-term boyfriend have broken the pledge. In the midst of the confrontations, betrayals, confessions, and revenge that follow, each girl is forced to reexamine her friendships, her faith, and what exactly it means to be pure.

Stargazer by Claudia Gray
pub date: April 1, 2009

The vampire in me was closer to the surface . . .

Evernight Academy: an exclusive boarding school for the most beautiful, dangerous students of all - vampires. Bianca, born to two vampires, has always been told her destiny is to become one of them.
But Bianca fell in love with Lucas - a vampire hunter sworn to destroy her kind. They were torn apart when his true identity was revealed, forcing him to flee the school.
Although they may be separated, Bianca and Lucas will not give each other up. She will risk anything for the chance to see him again, even if it means coming face-to-face with the vampire hunters of Black Cross - or deceiving the powerful vampires of Evernight. Bianca's secrets will force her to live a life of lies.
Yet Bianca isn't the only one keeping secrets. When Evernight is attacked by an evil force that seems to target her, she discovers the truth she thought she knew is only the beginning. . . .

Moonlight by Rachel Hawthorne
pub Date: March 3, 2009
I see him and know what this turmoil inside of me means: He's the one. My forever.
Kayla is the nature lover, the all-American beauty who can't understand why she's so drawn to distant, brooding Lucas. Adopted as a young child, she has no way of knowing that she's inherited a terrifying—and thrilling—gene that will change her life forever.
Lucas is dangerous, gorgeous . . . and a werewolf. As leader of the Dark Guardians, shape-shifters who gather deep within the state park, he has sworn to protect his pack. But when Lucas finds his true soul mate, his love could put them all in harm's way.
As Lucas and Kayla struggle with their feelings for each other, a greater danger lurks: Humans have discovered the Dark Guardians and are planning their destruction. Kayla must choose between the life she knows and the love she feels certain is her destiny

So What is in your Mailbox? and what are you going to read first? I have already read Hunted (review coming tuesday and discussion with Reverie Media blog on Thursday)and it was great. I loved spending time with the gang from the HON and whenever Aphrodite is around I just crack up. Now I am in with SIN and lovin' it.

21 comments:

  1. Pure looks really good as does Swoon. Looks like you had a great week!

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  2. this is the first I have heard of Pure but it sounds really good and really relevant.

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  3. So many fanastic books!! Good to hear that you liked Hunted! I get my copy on Monday. :'D

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  4. oh.... The Demon's Lexicon!! me want!

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  5. you've got The Haunted?! awesome.... :)

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  6. Everyone and their dog seems to have Moonlight this week! And I haven't even heard of it until now. Might just have to check it out.

    Great week for you!

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  7. Thanks for your warm comment! It made me quite happy! I like the author of Heavenly very much. I hope you'll find the story interesting!

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  8. I have been sick for the past 2 weeks and I went to Waly World to get some throat lozenges and I decided to pass by the book isle....Lo and Behold was Hunted and I could not resist. I was a very bad girl.

    I visit used book stores and Pure was in one of them. The cover got my attention and then I read the blurb and knew I had to get it.

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  9. MOONLIGHT looks good. I love vampires and werewolves. I can't wait to see what you think about it. Of course, I want HUNTED, but I'll go get it on Tuesday. PURE sounds intriguing.

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  10. OMG!! great books! Stargazer? I want it.....so bad!!!

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  11. I really want to read Pure- The idea of purity rings is so interesting!

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  12. I really want to read Stargazer, Hunted and Moonlight!
    Great week!

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  13. Swoon looks so good, as does Stargazer! Nice week :)

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  14. Ooh, great week for books. I'm also with Sin at the moment and oh, Swoon is fabulous. Review to follow. Moonlight and Hunted look awesome too

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  15. Another person with Swoon. That looks good. Can't decide if I like the Demon's Lexicon or not, that cover looks so hokey.

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  16. You got some nice books in the mail this week. :) Happy reading!

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  17. oh and I can't wait for our chat!! YAY funness

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  18. It is like we are long lost Twins...too funny

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