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in my mailbox (7) August 2, 2009

Posted by Katie in in my mailbox.

In My Mailbox explores the contents of my “mailbox” on a weekly basis. I’ll be using this as a book and contest round-up tool to show what I’m getting ready to review. If you would like to participate and have your own “In My Mailbox” post, you can find more information here at The Story Siren.

Library Check-out


By: Nina Malkin

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.

What do you do when the boy of your dreams is too bad to be true? Amazon.com

Books Purchased

I pre-ordered all of these on Monday.


Books and release dates: Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink (August 1st), Psych Major Syndrome by Alicia Thompson (August 11th), Blood Promise by Richelle Mead (August 25th), and As You Wish by Jackson Pearce (August 25th).

I can’t wait for them to get to my house, but I have a horrible feeling they’ll be lumped together. Which means I’ll have to wait until the 25th. 😦


Another highlight from ALA:


Luv Ya Bunches
By: Lauren Myracle

What do Katie-Rose, Yasaman, Milla, and Violet all have in common? Other than being named after flowers, practically nothing. Katie-Rose is a film director in training. Yasaman is a computer whiz. Milla is third in command of the A list. And Violet is the new girl in school. They’re fab girls, all of them, but they sure aren’t friends. And if evil queen bee Medusa— ’scuse me, Modessa—has her way, they never will be. But this is the beginning of a new school year, when anything can happen and social worlds can collide . . . Amazon.com

How’d everyone else do this week? What did you get?



1. Michelle - August 2, 2009

Great titles. Enjoy your books!


2. Rebecca - August 2, 2009

Awesome books you got this week, they all look really good. Hope you enjoy reading them all.

3. Jaime Huff - August 3, 2009

Looks like you have quite the juicy pile of books!! I really want to read The Prophecy of the Sisters! I hear it’s EXCELLENT! Enjoy your stash

4. Debbie - August 14, 2009

I cannot wait for Blood Promise! I have POTS sitting in my TBR pile.

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