Sunday, August 23, 2009

In my Mailbox

This post is inspired by The Story Siren Blog.

Meh I had a pretty good and recieved some awesome books! Here they are!

Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles

A fresh, urban twist on the classic tale of star-crossed lovers.

When Brittany Ellis walks into chemistry class on the first day of senior year, she has no clue that her carefully created “perfect” life is about to unravel before her eyes. She’s forced to be lab partners with Alex Fuentes, a gang member from the other side of town, and he is about to threaten everything she's worked so hard for—her flawless reputation, her relationship with her boyfriend, and the secret that her home life is anything but perfect. Alex is a bad boy and he knows it. So when he makes a bet with his friends to lure Brittany into his life, he thinks nothing of it. But soon Alex realizes Brittany is a real person with real problems, and suddenly the bet he made in arrogance turns into something much more. In a passionate story about looking beneath the surface, Simone Elkeles breaks through the stereotypes and barriers that threaten to keep Brittany and Alex apart


Exhibition 36: A Gallery Of Mixed-Media Inspiration by Susan Tuttle

Within the pages of Exhibition 36, readers will enter a virtual art exhibit featuring thirty-six mixed-media artists whose collage, digital, assemblage, altered and repurposed art adorn the walls and pedestals of this unique gallery. The artists are "present" throughout the exhibit, answering questions, sharing their thoughts, talking about their work and offering instruction. The tour is structured to provide insight into the creative process of the artists whose work is on display and the reader will be delighted with the plethora of inspiration, articles, techniques and general visual candy. As a final bonus, many artists featured in the book have contributed imagery as a gift to readers for attending the exhibit to reuse in their own creations

Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler

While on vacation in California, sixteen-year-old best girlfriends Anna and Frankie conspire to find a boy for Anna's first summer romance, but Anna harbors a painful secret that threatens their lighthearted plan and their friendship.

Beautifully written and emotionally honest, this is a debut novel that explores what it truly means to love someone and what it means to grieve, and ultimately, how to make the most of every single moment this world has to offer


Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms, each district agreed to send one boy and one girl to appear in an annual televised event called, "The Hunger Games." The terrain, rules, and level of audience participation may change but one thing is constant: kill or be killed. When Kat's sister is chosen by lottery, Kat steps up to go in her place
So i've heard many good things about these books so we'll see =) anywho lemme know what you had in your mailbox! Leave a comment with a link over in the comment section below.
As always,
That Chick That Reads

5 comments:

  1. Ugh! You just reminded me I bought Perfect Chemistry about 2 months ago and I haven't read it! Enjoy!! I loved HG.

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  2. The Hunger Games is amazing! A must read. :) I also love Twenty Boy Summer and Perfect Chemistry. Enjoy!

    Here's what I got this week: http://aflightofminds.blogspot.com/2009/08/in-my-mailbox-13.html

    - Alex

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  3. The Hunger Games is AWESOME! I hope you enjoy it :-)

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  4. Great book Leslie, I looooove Perfect Chemistry, so I hope you enjoy it as well!

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  5. I just started following your blog. I love your header. I want Perfect Chemistry soo bad! I, too, got The Hunger Games IMM. Great week of books. :D Happy reading.

    ~Briana

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