Monday, April 23, 2012

In My Mailbox

In my mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren to spotlight the books received for review, swapped, purchased, or checked out from the library!

Mark Acosta
Tor Teen
July 3,2012

From Goodreads:  When foster teen Jane Williams is invited to attend elite Birch Grove Academy for Girls and escape her violent urban neighborhood, she thinks the offer is too good to be true[...]Something's not quite right about the school -- or is it Jane? She thinks she sees things in the birch grove at night. She's also beginning to suspect that the elegant headmistress and her sons are hiding secrets.
Sarah J. Maas
Bloomsbury Children's Books
August 7, 2012
From Goodreads: After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin.
Dan Krokos
August 14, 2012

From Goodreads:  Miranda wakes up alone on a park bench with no memory. In her panic, she releases a mysterious energy that incites pure terror in everyone around her[...]Miranda discovers she was trained to be a weapon and is part of an elite force of genetically-altered teens who possess flawless combat skills and powers strong enough to destroy a city.
Pamela Mingle
Random House Children's Books
August 14, 2012
From Goodreads: When he steps out of the backstage shadows and asks if she'd like to meet Shakespeare, Miranda thinks he's a total nutcase. But before she can object, Stephen whisks her back to 16th century England—the world Stephen's really from. He wants Miranda use her acting talents and modern-day charms on the young Will Shakespeare.
Book 1 - Skylark series
Meagan Spooner
Lerner Publishing Group
October 1, 2012
 From Goodreads:  For two hundred years the city has sustained this barrier by harvesting its children's innate magical energy when they reach adolescence. When it’s Lark’s turn to be harvested, she finds herself trapped in a nightmarish web of experiments and learns she is something out of legend itself: a Renewable, able to regenerate her own power after it’s been stripped.
How awesome do these books sound? I can't wait to get started on them.  Thanks to Bloomsbury Children's Books, Disney/Hyperion, Random House Children's Books, Lerner Publishing Group, and NetGalley for the opportunity to read these books.

What did you get in your mailbox recently?


  1. Great list! I am interested in Kissing Shakespeare. Have a good week & happy reading!

    My IMM


  2. Estelle is going to be reading Kissing Shakespeare, too, I think! It looks fabulous! So excited you got it. Also, thanks so much for your comment on our blog. We really appreciate it. :) Happy reading!

  3. Hey! Great selection!Half of Kissing Shakespeare is already on my TBR-list...the other half still has to convince me :)I guess I'll wait for the reviews. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment!