Saturday, January 17, 2009

In My Mailbox: Week one

In My Mailbox was created by The Story Siren. In My Mailbox is where you can tell your readers what you got in the mail that week. Well, the important things like books, that is.

What is the contents of my mailbox this week you ask?


I got two very intriguing books! They are:

Going too Far by Jennifer Echols (Release date: March 17, 2009)

How far would you go?

All Meg has ever wanted is to get away. Away from high school. Away from her backwater town. Away from her parents who seem determined to keep her imprisoned in their dead-end lives. But one crazy evening involving a dare and forbidden railroad tracks, she goes way too far... and almost doesn't make it back.

John made a choice to stay. To enforce the rules. To serve and protect. He has nothing but contempt for what he seems as childish rebellion, and he wants to teach Meg a lesson she won't soon forget. But Meg pushes him to the limit by questioning everything he learned at the police academy. And when he pushes back, demanding to know why she won't be tied down, they will drive each other to the edge— and over...

I can't wait to read this! Sounds really, really good! I jumped for joy when I got it in the mail.

Absolutely Maybe by Lisa Yee (Release date: February 2009)

Meet Maybelline "Maybe" Chestnut. She may be named for her mother's favorite brand of mascara, but she has a mind—and a hair color—all her own.

Meet her mother, Chessy—that is, Chessamay Chestnut Abajian Wing Marshall Wing Sinclair Alvarez and soong-to-be Himmler. The one man she didn't marry? Maybe's father.

Meet Ted and Hollywood , a.k.a Maybe's best friends. When Chessy chooses her latest scuzzball fiancé over her daughter, the trio sets out to find Maybe's dad in California.

Where they meet Los Angeles: city of swimming pools, movie stars, and a whole lot of surprises, including an aging screen goddess, a famous photographer, thee makeovers, a Rolls-Royce, and a taco truck. Hollywood makes a film; Ted makes his fortune. But the biggest surprise may be Maybe herself, as a charm-school dropout becomes a drop-dead charmer in Lisa Yee's terrific new novel.

I got this book on Saturday and started it. So far it is really pretty good. Can't wait to read more and go deeper into Maybe's story.

So, what did you get in the mail this week?


Laina said...

I got The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks and a Posseur novel.

Do you want to do a link exchange?

Mandy said...

Sure! ^^

Laina said...


Lauren said...

I got Going Too Far, too. Also, I got a ton of book from the library.

BTW, do you want to do a link exchange?

Mandy said...

Sure Lauren. ^^
I'll add you to my list right now.

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