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Sunday, July 10, 2011

In My Mailbox (9)

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme, hosted by The Story Siren, held usually on Sundays that encourages bloggers to share what they bought, borrowed, or begged for this week.

Borrowed from the Library

The Iron King (Iron Fey, #1)
Title: Iron King
Author: Julie Kagawa
Genre: YA Fiction/ Fantasy
Publisher: Harlequin Teen  (Feb, 2010)
ISBN: 9780373210084
Available on: Amazon | Barnes&Noble | TheBookDepository

Description from GoodReads:
Meghan Chase has a secret destiny; one she could never have imagined. Something has always felt slightly off in Meghan's life, ever since her father disappeared before her eyes when she was six. She has never quite fit in at school or at home. When a dark stranger begins watching her from afar, and her prankster best friend becomes strangely protective of her, Meghan senses that everything she's known is about to change. But she could never have guessed the truth - that she is the daughter of a mythical faery king and is a pawn in a deadly war. Now Meghan will learn just how far she'll go to save someone she cares about, to stop a mysterious evil no faery creature dare face; and to find love with a young prince who might rather see her dead than let her touch his icy heart.

 Received from NetGalley

Cold Kiss
Title: Cold Kiss
Author: Amy Garvey
Genre: YA Fiction/Paranormal
Publisher: HarperTeen (September 20th 2011)
ISBN: 9780061996221

Description from GoodReads:
“It seemed so right. Danny was mine, I was his, and that wasn’t going to work if he was dead. So I would make him not dead, not anymore. I didn’t think any further than what it would feel like to kiss him again, to wrap my arms around him and bury my head against his shoulder.
That was my first mistake. It also turned out to be the biggest.”

When her boyfriend, Danny, is killed in a car accident, Wren can’t imagine living without him. Wild with grief, she uses the untamed powers she’s inherited to bring him back. But the Danny who returns is just a shell of the boy she once loved.

Wren has spent four months keeping Danny hidden, while her life slowly unravels around her. Then Gabriel DeMarnes transfers to her school and somehow, inexplicably, he can sense her secret. Wren finds herself drawn to Gabriel, who is so much more alive than the ghost of the boy she loved. But Wren can’t turn her back on Danny or the choice she made for him—and she realizes she must find a way to make things right, even if it means breaking her own heart.

Amy Garvey’s transcendent teen debut is perfect for fans of Shiver and Beautiful Creatures. Wren’s unforgettable voice and story will stay with readers long after the last page is turned.

Vanish (Firelight, #2)Title: Vanish
Author: Sophie Jordan
Genre: YA Fiction/Paranormal Romance
Publisher: HarperTeen (September 6th 2011)
ISBN: 9780061935107
Pre-Order on: Amazon | Barnes&Noble | TheBookDepository

Description from GoodReads:
To save the life of the boy she loves, Jacinda did the unthinkable: She betrayed the most closely-guarded secret of her kind. Now she must return to the protection of her pride knowing she might never see Will again—and worse, that because his mind has been shaded, Will’s memories of that fateful night and why she had to flee are gone.

Back home, Jacinda is greeted with hostility and must work to prove her loyalty for both her sake and her family’s. Among the few who will even talk to her are Cassian, the pride’s heir apparent who has always wanted her, and her sister, Tamra, who has been forever changed by a twist of fate. Jacinda knows that she should forget Will and move on—that if he managed to remember and keep his promise to find her, it would only endanger them both. Yet she clings to the hope that someday they will be together again. When the chance arrives to follow her heart, will she risk everything for love?

In bestselling author Sophie Jordan’s dramatic follow-up to Firelight, forbidden love burns brighter than ever.

Title: The Girl of Fire and Thorns
Author: Rae Carson
Genre: YA Fiction
Publisher: Greenwillow/HarperCollins (September 20th 2011)
ISBN: 9780062026484

Description from GoodReads:
Once a century, one person is chosen for greatness.

Elisa is the chosen one.

But she is also the younger of two princesses, the one who has never done anything remarkable. She can’t see how she ever will.

Now, on her sixteenth birthday, she has become the secret wife of a handsome and worldly king—a king whose country is in turmoil. A king who needs the chosen one, not a failure of a princess.

And he’s not the only one who needs her. Savage enemies seething with dark magic are hunting her. A daring, determined revolutionary thinks she could be his people’s savior. And he looks at her in a way that no man has ever looked at her before. Soon it is not just her life, but her very heart that is at stake.

Elisa could be everything to those who need her most. If the prophecy is fulfilled. If she finds the power deep within herself. If she doesn’t die young.

Most of the chosen do

A Beautiful DarkTitle: A Beautiful Dark
Author: Jocelyn Davies
Genre: YA Fiction
Publisher: HarperTeen (September 27th 2011)
ISBN: 9780061990656
Available on: Amazon | Barnes&Noble | TheBookDepository

Description from GoodReads:
Skye never questioned the story of her life. Her Aunt Jo adopted her after the death of her parents when she was just a child, and together they flip through memories the way some people flip through photo albums.

She never questioned if the stories were true.

Until the night of her 17th birthday, when the arrival of two strangers intrudes on her cozy life. Polar opposites, like fire and ice, Asher is dark and wild, while Devin is fair, cold, and aloof. Skye has no idea what they want—only that their presence coincides with the beginning of some shockingly strange events. Events that Skye, if she dares to think it, might be responsible for causing.

High up in the mountains of Boulder, Colorado, Skye finds herself caught in the middle of an ancient battle, one that began untold millennia ago. Torn between unpredictable Asher, whom she loves, and the infuriating Devin, who she can’t stay away from, her fate is murky as a starless night. And as the secrets of her true identity are revealed, Skye realizes that her destiny may reside in the Heavens—or somewhere darker.

Tris & IzzieTitle: Tris and Izzy
Author: Mette Ivie Harrison
Genre: YA Fiction
Publisher: EgmontUSA (October 11th 2011)
ISBN: 9781606841730

Description from GoodReads:
A modern retelling of the German fairytale "Tristan and Isolde", Tris and Izzie is about a young witch named Izzie who is dating Mark King, the captain of the basketball team and thinks her life is going swimmingly well. Until -- she makes a love potion for her best friend Brangane and then ends up taking it herself accidentally, and falling in love with Tristan, the new guy at school.

What's in your Mailbox?


  1. It looks like you've got some great books this week! :)



  2. YOu got a good haul this week! I like the look of a Girl of Fire and Thorns, I hope you enjoy all your books, have a great week : )

    My Mailbox

    Suzanne @ Under the Covers

  3. Great titles this week! I hope you love The Iron King and continue on with the series. Good stuff.

  4. Great books! I grabbed these off NG as well, though after I made my IMM post! :) Can't wait to dig into these!

  5. Wow, you have a nice stack of books this week in your mailbox. I really want to read Vanish, you are so lucky.
    Happy Reading,
    Book Sniffers Anonymous

  6. Great books! I grabbed these off NG as well, though after I made my IMM post! :) Can't wait to dig into these!


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