Sunday, June 6, 2010

In My Mailbox (June 6)

In my mailbox was created by Kristi of The Story Siren, who was inspired by Alea of Pop Culture Junkie. Here are the books I got this week...

Well, only one book again for me this week. I'm on a self-imposed book-buying ban. I've been waiting for Perchance to Dream for quite some time, however, so I let myself go pick up a copy.


Perchance to Dream (Théâtre Illuminata, #2) by Lisa Mantchev

The stuff that dreams are made on.

Act Two, Scene One

Growing up in the enchanted Thèâtre Illuminata, Beatrice Shakespeare Smith learned everything about every play ever written. She knew the Players and their parts, but she didn’t know that she, too, had magic. Now, she is the Mistress of Revels, the Teller of Tales, and determined to follow her stars. She is ready for the outside world.


But the outside world soon proves more topsy-turvy than any stage production. Bertie can make things happen by writing them, but outside the protective walls of the Thèâtre, nothing goes as planned. And her magic cannot help her make a decision between—

Nate: Her suave and swashbuckling pirate, now in mortal peril.

Ariel: A brooding, yet seductive, air spirit whose true motives remain unclear.

When Nate is kidnapped and taken prisoner by the Sea Goddess, only Bertie can free him. She and her fairy sidekicks embark on a journey aboard the Thèâtre’s caravan, using Bertie’s word magic to guide them. Along the way, they collect a sneak-thief, who has in his possession something most valuable, and meet The Mysterious Stranger, Bertie’s father—and the creator of the scrimshaw medallion. Bertie’s dreams are haunted by Nate, whose love for Bertie is keeping him alive, but in the daytime, it’s Ariel who is tantalizingly close, and the one she is falling for. Who does Bertie love the most? And will her magic be powerful enough to save her once she enters the Sea Goddess’s lair? (From Goodreads)

What did you get this week?


Dazzling Mage said...

I can't get enough of this cover. It's just so pretty!

Enjoy. =)

Little Miss Becky :) said...

I hope you enjoy this one! It's really good! Can be a bit confusing at times, but if you stick with it, its a wonderful read!!

Jenny N. said...

Havent read Eyes Like Stars and the second book is already out. Hope you enjoy readint it.

Emma said...

This is such a gorgeous cover.

bclement412 said...

This cover is beautiful. Happy reading!!

Michelle Santiago said...

hi lizzy! i noticed you're reading the body finder. i really enjoyed that book and i hope you are too. thanks for stopping by our blog and enjoy your books this week :)

Christina T said...

I haven't read Eyes Like Stars yet (I'm on a library waiting list) but I have heard amazing things about this series. I hope you enjoy Perchance to Dream.

Nina said...

Enjoy the book you got. I still need to buy the first one, but it's high on my tbr list. :)

Felicia the Geeky Blogger said...

That cover is beautiful!

Kris (Voracious YAppetite) said...

Ahhh! I still haven't been able to read this one yet! I'm dying to, though -- I better get a copy soon. Happy reading!!

Kim said...

Beautiful cover!

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