Sunday, August 23, 2009

In My Mailbox (18)


For Review


Forget-Her-Nots by Amy Brecount White
Pub Date: Feb 2010

Synopsis (Authors website)
When someone leaves three mystery flowers outside her dorm door, Laurel thinks that maybe the Avondale School isn’t so awful after all — until her own body starts to freak out. In the middle of her English presentation on the Victorian Language of Flowers, strange words pop into her head, and her body seems to tingle and hum. Impulsively, Laurel gives the love bouquet she made to demonstrate the language to her spinster English teacher. When that teacher unexpectedly and immediately finds romance, Laurel suspects that something — something magical — is up. With her new friend, Kate, she sets out to discover the origins and breadth of her powers by experimenting on herself and others. But she can’t seem to find any living experts in the field of flower powers to guide her. And her bouquets don’t always do her bidding, especially when it comes to her own crush, Justin. Rumors about Laurel and her flowers fly across campus, and she’s soon besieged by requests from girls — both friends and enemies — who want their lives magically transformed — just in time for prom.


Bought

I received Goth Girl Rising for review so I went out and got this one

The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl by Barry Lyga
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pub. Date: September 2007
Age Range: Young Adult
320pp

Synopsis
For most of his life, Donnie's followed his mother's advice, given when he was first picked on by bullies in grade school: ignore them. He lives mostly under the radar, both at school and at home, sailing through classes and working on his graphic novel, Schemata. His life sucks, but at least he knows what to expect. The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl relates what happens when someone notices him — really notices him — for the first time.

Mysterious goth girl Kyra, dressed in black and with an attitude just as dark, forces her way into his life, renaming him Fanboy. A loner in her own right, Kyra challenges Fanboy's perceptions of his possibilities. When Fanboy's longtime friend Cal starts hanging out with the jocks that have always made Fanboy's life a living hell, Kyra steps in to fill the void. She convinces him that greatness lies within reach, if only he can convince comic book guru Bendis to take a look at his graphic novel . . .


This is the series that consumes me... This is also the book that I had been dying to read -You don't know what I had to go through to hold out and wait to read this over the weekend - You were right Kristi - I was left HYPERVENTILATING! I don't know how I'm going to make it another year - Gosh **cross fingers** Maybe I'll only have to wait 6 months to read Shadowfever.

Dreamfever (Fever Series #4) by Karen Marie Moning


I've had Jeaniene Frost's Night Huntress Series on my TBR list for a while now.... Kim @ The Book Butterfly finally convinced me to go ahead and get them.

One Foot in the Grave (Night Huntress Series #2)
Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress Series #1)
At Grave's End (Night Huntress Series #3))
Destined for an Early Grave (Night Huntress Series #4)

This meme was created by Kristi @ The Story Siren and inspired by Alea @ Pop Culture Junkie

15 comments :

  1. Yay for Forget Her Nots! I wanna read that. Great week and enjoy!

    ~Briana

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  2. You will not be disappointed with Jeaniene Frost's series, I LOVE THEM!.. They were actually the first paranormal romances I picked up, and now I'm a huge fan of the genre. Can't wait for your reviews!

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  3. I read Goth Girl this week but never read The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl ! I wonder if its better to read the first book...

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  4. I'm so jealous you have Forget Her Nots already. It seems to be a good book.

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  5. I was sure you had read the Nightwalker series already! I hope you enjoy them. They look so pretty on my shelves. haha!

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  6. Enjoy them! I really want to read Forget Her Nots :)

    -Briana

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  7. Forget-Her-Nots looks like a really interesting read. I've been hearing good things about it, so I'll have to pick up a copy when it's released. Happy reading!

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  8. I really want to read Forget-Her-Nots! I'm also itching to read The Astonishing Adventures of Fan Boy and Goth Girl. Enjoy!

    - Alex

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  9. I want Forget-her-Nots! Lucky you! And I'm gonna have to check out that Fever series.

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  10. I really want to read Forget her Nots. All your books are Great and I'm so glad you are trying the Night Huntress series!!

    Happy reading!

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  11. Oo great books you got there! Happy reading! I really want to read Forget her Nots!

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  12. The Cat and Bones books by Jeaniene Frost are Really, Really good. Hope you like them. Happy Reading!

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  13. Forget-Her-Nots sounds good. I like the cover too!

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  14. Forget-Her-Nots looks really good. I've added it to my wish list.

    ~ Popin

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