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Saturday, February 27, 2010

In My Shopping Bag

In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren, inspired by Alea from Pop Culture Junkie and explores the contents of our mailbox ( Or shopping bag) on a weekly basis.

From Half-priced Books:


An American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults
A YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
Recommended by The New England Children's Booksellers Association

Description From Amazon

Thirteen-year-old Kyra has grown up in an isolated community without questioning the fact that her father has three wives and she has twenty brothers and sisters, with two more on the way. That is, without questioning them much---if you don’t count her secret visits to the Mobile Library on Wheels to read forbidden books, or her meetings with Joshua, the boy she hopes to choose for herself instead of having a man chosen for her.

But when the Prophet decrees that she must marry her sixty-year-old uncle---who already has six wives---Kyra must make a desperate choice in the face of violence and her own fears of losing her family forever.



Evernight by Claudia Gray

Description From Amazon

Bianca wants to escape.

At the eerily Gothic Evernight Academy, the other students are sleek, smart, and almost predatory. Bianca knows she doesn't fit in.

When she meets handsome, brooding Lucas, he warns her to be careful—even when it comes to caring about him. But the connection between them can't be denied. Bianca will risk anything to be with Lucas, but dark secrets are fated to tear them apart . . . and to make Bianca question everything she's ever believed.


That's all for now!

5 comments:

dArLyN said...

wow.the chosen sounds very creepy, for me. marry 60 years old man? this is something interesting. i'l wait for the review later!

Shera (Book Whispers) said...

Evernight was so good, and had quite the little suprise. Hope you enjoy it!

Love you're blog design, very groovy!!

Erin said...

dArLyN: I know right! I don't really read stuff like that but i wanna give it a go! :D

Shera: I hope so to! And thanks :D I got it at PYZAM! I was like "OMG ITS MINE!" ;D

Laura (The Bookie Bunch) said...

Awesome books! Evernight is really good.

Here's what I got this week: http://bookielaura.blogspot.com/2010/02/in-my-mailbox-2-28-10.html

Have an awesome booktastic Monday! :D
The Bookie Bunch

Lori said...

The first book doesn't appeal to me, the second Evernight does. Enjoy your books. Here's Mine.

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