Mailbox Monday (154)

Mailbox Monday (154)

Mailbox Monday is a weekly event where we share our latest book arrivals. Link up and find new mailboxes to stalk at the Mailbox Monday blog. For my Comic-Con book haul, click here.

Here are the books that arrived this week:

The Secrets of Lake Road by Karen Katchur-A mother is hiding a secret about her high school boyfriend’s drowning, but when another child goes missing, her daughter is on the verge of putting the pieces together.

Armada by Ernest Cline – I won a copy from the lovely Gone Pecan gals in their blogoversary giveaway. So thrilled to have this finally!

Digital review copies:


Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter  – This standalone thriller is about two sisters.  Their other sister that has been missing for twenty years. And now, one of the sisters’ husband is murdered – is there a connection?

Up From the Sea by Leza Lowitz – This YA novel-in-verse is about a teen survivor of the 2011 Japanese tsunami who is grieving for all he’s lost and trying to help rebuild his town.

The Boy Most Likely To by Huntley Fitzpatrick – Receiving this one made my day! I love the companion novel My Life Next Door and I’ve already started reading this one.

Cloudwish by Fiona Wood – The tagline says “One wish, with a side of trouble.” This coming-of-age book is about romance, culture identity and navigating high school and features two minor characters from Wood’s Wildlife. 

Bounce by Noelle August – The final book in the Boomerang trilogy- this one takes place on a movie set.

The Bollywood Bride by Sonali Dev – I loved A Bollywood Affair and can’t wait to read this new Bollywood story.

The Scorpion Rules by Erin Bow – This was a Netgalley Read Now and is described as a “new YA series set in post-environmental North America in the vein of Never Let Me Go. ”

Peas and Carrots by Tanita S. Davis – There’s not a full description yet for this one but “Peas & Carrots is described as a contemporary realistic young adult novel in which a white teen named Dess is placed into foster care with a black family while her mother is incarcerated.”

Thanks so much to: St. Martin’s Press, Gone Pecan, Penguin, Crown, Macmillan, Kensington, Simon & Schuster,

What’s new in your mailbox?

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12 thoughts on “Mailbox Monday (154)

  1. I’m just a little bit jealous you got Armada – I’ve got to get my hands on that book!

    bermudaonion (Kathy) recently posted: Review: Locomotion
  2. Love the look of Pretty Girls….and I am intrigued by Peas and Carrots. Thanks for sharing…and for visiting my blog. Enjoy your week!

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  3. DeniseF says:

    Looks like you got some great books this week! ‘The Secrets of Lake Roa” sounds like a really good read!

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  4. MarthaE says:

    You have lots of interesting new books. I’ll watch for your thoughts on Armada. 🙂 Up From the Sea sounds like it could be poignant.
    Happy Reading!

  5. Mary says:

    Enjoy Armada. I know a lot of readers are very excited about it!

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  6. Serena says:

    Enjoy your books!

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  7. kay says:

    What a great selection! Armada is very close to the top of my wishlist, I’m hoping to get my hands on it before a little trip we are planning in August. Secrets of Lake Road sounds good too! Happy reading!

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  8. Elysium says:

    Hope you enjoy your new books! Happy reading 🙂

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  9. Mary M says:

    I loved reading about your Comic Con experiences. I’m looking forward to the movie of Eleanor and Park.

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  10. I love all the covers.

    Nice mailbox.

    ENJOY, and thanks for sharing.

    Silver’s Reviews
    My Mailbox Monday

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  11. Leslie says:

    Oooooh, Armada. I want to get that in audio – Wil Wheaton is the narrator.

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