Saturday, August 28, 2010

In My Mailbox (August 29)

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...

For Review:

Kiss Me Deadly: 13 Tales of Paranormal Romance Edited by Trisha Telep

If you can possibly thirst for more mysterious metaphysical accounts of love, Trisha Telep has organized some of the greatest and most thrilling tales of paranormal paramours since The Eternal Kiss. She presents the acclaimed literary talent of thirteen unique authors, creating a collection of stories that will undoubtedly capture the imagination of every soul who dares to read them. Werewolves, ghosts, zombies, vampires, and fallen angels drive the plot of these riveting romances.Kiss Me Deadly includes the exceptional writings of several authors, including: - Sarah Rees Brennan (faeries) - Becca Fitzpatrick (angels) - Caitlin Kittredge (witches) - Karen Mahoney (vampires: sequel to story from The Eternal Kiss) - Daniel Marks (ghost kids) - Justine Musk (sorcerers) - Diana Peterfreund (unicorns) - Michelle Rowen (demons) - Carrie Ryan (zombies) - Maggie Stiefvater (werewolves) - Rachel Vincent (banshees) - Daniel Waters (zombies) - Michelle Zink (gothic ghosts).
From Goodreads

*Thanks to Nicole from Running Press for this one

The Twin's Daughter by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

Lucy Sexton is stunned when a disheveled woman appears at the door one day... a woman who bears an uncanny resemblance to Lucy's own beautiful mother. It turns out the two women are identical twins, separated at birth, and raised in dramatically different circumstances. Lucy's mother quickly resolves to give her less fortunate sister the kind of life she has never known. And the transformation in Aunt Helen is indeed remarkable. But when Helen begins to imitate her sister in every way, even Lucy isn't sure at times which twin is which. Can Helen really be trusted, or does her sweet face mask a chilling agenda?
Filled with shocking twists and turns, The Twin's Daughter is an engrossing gothic novel of betrayal, jealousy, and treacherous secrets that will keep you guessing to the very end. (From Goodreads)

Cate of the Lost Colony by Lisa M. Klein

The greatest unsolved mystery of American history--what happened to all the colonists who landed on Roanoke Island in 1587? This novel traces the fortunes and misfortunes of one Cate Archer, banished to Virginia by a jealous Queen Elizabeth because of her dalliance with Sir Walter Ralegh. What will be her fate in this dangerous New World? (From Goodreads)

*Thanks to Kate from Bloomsbury for both of these! Look for their reviews and author interviews/guest posts in late September and Early October.


Mockingjay (Hunger Games 3) by Suzanne Collins

Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she’s made it out of the bloody arena alive, she’s still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge. Who do they think should pay for the unrest? Katniss. And what’s worse, President Snow has made it clear that no one else is safe either. Not Katniss’s family, not her friends, not the people of District 12. Powerful and haunting, this thrilling final installment of Suzanne Collins’s groundbreaking The Hunger Games trilogy promises to be one of the most talked about books of the year. (From Goodreads)

Woo, this one was dark and intense. Enjoyed it immensely, though.


Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

i want to read all of these!! i'm jealous!! i did get mockingjay tho :)

Jenny N. said...

Nice books! Seems like everyone has a copy of Mockingjay and have already or currently reading it.

Dazzling Mage said...

I can't to read Mockingjay! Still waiting for my copy.

kirsty at the overflowing library said...

i can't wait for the twins daughter!

~The Book Pixie said...

All four of those books are on my wishlist! Hope you enjoy all your great new books. :D


Anonymous said...

I have Cate of the Lost Colony on my TBR list. It looks really good.

Nina said...

Those books are sounding really great. The Twin's Daughter by Lauren Baratz-Logsted looks and sounds very good. I added it on my tbr list. ;) Can't wait to read your review for it.

Dwayne said...

Lovely pile! Enjoy all of them - Kiss Me Deadly is on my TBR and Mockingjay I have read and loved :)

Kris said...

Lots of good books! Happy reading!

Brittany said...

Twin's Daughter sounds so good, can't wait to see what you think. Happy Reading!

Brittany said...

Twin's Daughter sounds so good, can't wait to see what you think. Happy Reading!

Faye( Ramblings of a Teenage Bookworm) said...

awesome books! I really want 2 read Kiss me deadly! enjoy!

Felicia the Geeky Blogger said...

Kiss Me Deadly--as much as I don't like short stories, I want to read a few in that one :) Mockingjay-I think I am eventually going to have to read that series LOL

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