In My Mailbox (5)

This week I'm really happy because I received a lot of great books.


Received


The fabulous Readergirlz sent me this two books I won at their blog:
Pants on fire by Meg Cabot

Katie Ellison is not a liar.
It's just that telling the truth is so . . . tricky. She knows she shouldn't be making out with a drama club hottie behind her football-player boyfriend's back. She should probably admit that she can't stand eating quahogs (clams), especially since she's running for Quahog Princess in her hometown's annual Quahog Festival. And it would be a relief to finally tell someone what really happened the night Tommy Sullivan is a freak was spray-painted on the new wall outside the junior high school gymnasium—in neon orange, which still hasn't been sandblasted off. After all, everyone knows that's what drove Tommy out of town four years ago.
But now Tommy Sullivan has come back. Katie is sure he's out for revenge, and she'll do anything to hang on to her perfect (if slightly dishonest) existence. Even if it means telling more lies than ever. Even if, now that Tommy's around, she's actually—no lie—having the time of her life.



Better Latte Than Never by Catherine Clark
There's nothing more annoying than working in a coffee shop inside a gas station—and not being able to drive. And having to deliver coffee to your bus driver.
Kamikaze Bus Driver sips his coffee, then charges back into traffic before I can even take a seat. I reach out for a seat back to hold on to, but the bus swerves and I fall onto the end of a seat that's already taken, right into the lap of none other than Mike Kyle.
I'm shocked. Mike's never been on this bus before. This runs against the laws of nature. I'm just so stunned I can't help blurting, "What are you doing here?" completely impolitely. Then I realize I'm still sitting on his lap.
They also sent me two bookmarks (really nice) and four cute pins with the Readergirlz logo.
I also got two book (I really wanted to read this series) from Random house. I won them at Starry Night:
Kiss me Kill me by Lauren Henderson

When Scarlett Wakefield transfers from St. Tabby's, a posh private school outside London, to Wakefield Hall Collegiate, the world-renowed prep school that her grandmother runs in the English countryside, she is relieved that no one knows her dark, haunting secret.
A few months ago, Plum Saybourne, the queen of St. Tabby's "Smart Set", surprisingly invited Scarlett to an elite party with a guest list full of the hottest names in British society, including Dan McAndrew, Scarlett's secret crush. Before the party, Scarlett had only imagined what it would be to have her first kiss with Dan, but on the penthouse terrace, Dan leaned in close and she no longer had to wonder. Their kiss was beautiful and perfect and magical, and then...
Dan McAndrew suffocated in her arms.
No one knows how or why Dan died, and everyone at St. Tabby's believes Scarlett had something to do with it. After all, she was the last person to see Dan alive. But now that she's safely hidden away at Wakefield Hall, Scarlett would rather forget that it ever happened.
Only she can't. Especially when she receives an anonymous note that will set her on the path to clearing her name and finding out what really happened to the first and last boy she kissed.


(Sequel to Kiss me Kill me) Kisses and Lies by Lauren Henderson
After discovering that someone saw what looked like Dan’s emergency EpiPen in A-lister Plum’s designer handbag, Scarlett and her tough American sidekick, Taylor, sneak into a posh London nightclub, where Plum has a private table. Scarlett is stunned to discover a piece of evidence that might implicate another girl in Plum’s exclusive circle, Lucy Raleigh. Which means Scarlett must cast a wider net in order to catch the right suspect.Back at school, groundskeeper Jase is hoping to take Scarlett’s mind off her troubles with some heart-stopping kisses. Scarlett can’t help but feel guilty for indulging in romantic rendezvous when she should be hunting down Dan’s killer. However, once Scarlett finds out how Lucy is connected to Dan, she knows she must drop everything and travel to the McAndrew estate in Scotland to hunt for more clues. But when she arrives, Scarlett becomes the target of a dangerous hunt herself.

And finally I won this amazing book at Imperial Beach Teen Blog:
Bad girls don't die by Katie Alender

Alexis thought she led a typically dysfunctional high school existence. Dysfunctional like her parents' marriage; her doll-crazy twelve-year-old sister, Kasey; and even her own anti-social, anti-cheerleader attitude.
When a family fight results in some tearful sisterly bonding, Alexis realizes that her life is creeping from dysfunction into danger. Kasey is acting stranger than ever: her blue eyes go green sometimes; she uses old-fashioned language; and she even loses track of chunks of time, claiming to know nothing about her strange behavior. Their old house is changing, too. Doors open and close by themselves; water boils on the unlit stove; and an unplugged air conditioner turns the house cold enough to see their breath in.
Alexis wants to think that it's all in her head, but soon, what she liked to think of as silly parlor tricks are becoming life-threatening--to her, her family, and to her budding relationship with the class president. Alexis knows she's the only person who can stop Kasey -- but what if that green-eyed girl isn't even Kasey anymore?



So that's what I got this week, what did you get?

In My Mailbox was started by Kristi of The Story Siren.

10 comments:

Reverie said...

sigh i LOOOVE kiss me Kill me's cover GORGEOUS! and so so lovely and delicate. enjoy your books and happy reading!

Liyana said...

Great collection this week! I want to read Better Latte Than Never after reading that synopsis. Happy reading!

Ravenous Reader said...

You had a great week. Kisses and Lies and Kiss me Kill Me have great covers that have me drawn to them. Better Latte Than Never also sounds amazing. Enjoy all your books :)

Lenore said...

You are in for a treat with Bad Girls Don't Die!

robin_titan said...

Great week! They all look awesome. I thought the Kisses ones were pretty good.

Enjoy!

katie said...

Bad Girls Don't Die and Pants on Fire are both really good books. I have been meaning to read the others and I can't wait to see what you think of them. Happy reading!

prophecygirl said...

Bad Girls Don't Die sounds so good. Hope you enjoy!

Callie said...

BGDD and the Lauren Hendersen books look really good. Happy reading!

Rebecca said...

Awesome books you got. Kiss me Kill me and Kisses and Lies are both really good. Enjoy.

· Alba · said...

Ohhh, gran IMM ^O^!!!!!!! Yo quiero alguno de esos xDD
Pásate por LYE en algún descansito, Silvia, que te espera un meme-test ;)

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