Mailbox Monday (122)

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Well, it’s like summer again here. We are all wearing shorts in mid-November, sigh. This week we went to the movies and saw The Book of Life (cute!) and Andrew saw Interstellar (he liked it). We also scored Comic-Con tix for next year (so relieved). How was your week?

Here’s my week in books:

eBooks for review:

None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio – This book is high on my list of YA 2015 debuts so I was happy to see it on Edelweiss. It’s about gender issues and features an intersex protagonist.

You Were Mine by Abbi Glines – Book 9 of the Rosemary Beach series. I’ve only read book one so hopefully I can jump back into it.

Infandous by Elana K. Arnold – A Venice Beach unfairytale featuring mother/daughter drama and sexuality issues.

Finding Paris by Joy Preble – Leo looks for her missing sister, Paris, whose gone missing in Las Vegas.

Omega City by Diana Peterfreund – The first book in a new MG series described as “City of Ember meets The Goonies.”

Devin Rhodes is Dead by Jennifer Wolf Kam – Cass’ best friend Devin dies at fifteen, and Cass is haunted by their past.

Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley – Neil Gaiman says, “Maria Dahvana Headley is a firecracker: she’s whip smart with a heart, and she writes like a dream.” Aza has lung disease but when she travels to a fantasy world (Magonia) she can finally breathe.

The Kiss Before Midnight by Sophie Pembroke – A holiday novella set in Liverpool. Molly goes home for Christmas to rekindle last year’s flirtation, but sees they have the potential for something more.

Library Audiobooks:

My True Love Gave to Me edited by Stephanie Perkins – 12 holiday stories, 12 audiobook narrators!

Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle, narrated by the author – While recuperating from an accident Sean retreats and develops a role-playing game that takes on a life of its own.

Exquisite Captive by Heather Demetrios, narrated by Erin Mallon – Inspired by Arabian Nights, Nalia is a jinni who wants her freedom so she can save her younger brother, Along the way she gets caught in a  love triangle.

Thank you so much to: Balzer + Bray, Atria Books, Carolrhoda Books, HarperCollins, Jen Kam, HarperImpulse

What’s new in your mailbox?


11 thoughts on “Mailbox Monday (122)

  1. I’m listening to My True Love Gave to Me right now and I’m really enjoying it!

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  2. Shoshanah says:

    I love the cover of The Kiss Before Midnight! And I keep hearing such great things about My True Love Gave to Me, definitely looks like such a cute compilation. Happy reading!!

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  3. Vicki says:

    All your books are new to me. Wolf in White Van sounds really good.

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  4. You’re doing better than me with the Abbi Glines – haven’t read any of that series yet!
    Glad you got tickets to Comic Con, enjoy!

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  5. Mary says:

    My True Love Gave to Me appeals to me. I’ll look for it!

  6. Serena says:

    You have some great books in this list.

  7. I think all of these are new to me. There are some gorgeous covers. Enjoy!
    2 Kids and Tired Books MM

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  8. I am curious about Infandous….definitely one to check out. Thanks for sharing…and for visiting my blog.

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  9. Hi Lucy,

    Sunday was a very summers like day, here in the UK also. Today, by contrast, has been very wet and windy, although thankfully not too cold. The words ‘gale force winds’ and ‘flood alerts’, were being bandied around by the weathermen earlier, so I guess the shorts will need to go away again!

    I volunteer in a charity shop and Abbi Glines is an author whose books I am seeing being donated more and more frequently and they also sell through just as quickly, so she is obviously very popular!

    I am also intrigued by ‘Devin Rhodes Is Dead’ and see that it has been attracting nothing but positive ratings and reviews, wherever it features. I don’t tend to read a lot of YA books, but this is one I might actually add to my list, without a review request being attached to it!

    You have some great titles this week, I hope that you enjoy them all:)


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  10. Great haul this week, Lucy. I have heard good things about My True Love Gave To Me and it sounds like a super cute holiday read.

    I still really want to see Book of Life. Glad you liked it. And I am seeing Interstellar tonight. I want to see it before I read Andrew’s review. I did see Big Hero 6 though and it was super cute.

    Yay for SDCC tix! I am still waiting to hear back on mine since I applied for pro (because of my job). If they say no this year I am not sure what I’ll do. But glad you guys are all set.

    Have a fun week, Lucy!

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  11. Very nice mailbox.

    The weather is very nice here too, but we are to get hit with a cold spell. Uggh, but I guess it is getting into the winter season.

    Finding Paris and Magonia look quite good.

    ENJOY all your books and your reading week.

    Silver’s Reviews
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