Sunday, October 10, 2010

In My Mailbox #58

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For Review:
I got this super shiny package in the mail and inside I found...

Across the Universe - Beth Revis (thanks Penguin)
I'm not sure how I feel about this one, because I don't normally read sci-fi but it sounds really interesting. We shall have to see.

A love out of time. A spaceship built of secrets and murder.

Seventeen-year-old Amy joins her parents as frozen cargo aboard the vast spaceship Godspeed and expects to awaken on a new planet, three hundred years in the future. Never could she have known that her frozen slumber would come to an end fifty years too soon and that she would be thrust into the brave new world of a spaceship that lives by its own rules.

Amy quickly realizes that her awakening was no mere computer malfunction. Someone—one of the few thousand inhabitants of the spaceship—tried to kill her. And if Amy doesn’t do something soon, her parents will be next.

Now, Amy must race to unlock Godspeed’s hidden secrets. But out of her list of murder suspects, there’s only one who matters: Elder, the future leader of the ship and the love she could never have seen coming.

Also I got for review
The Ivy - Lauren Kunze and Rina Onur (Thanks Harper/Greenwillow and Rina and Lauren!)
This sounds really interesting.

Freshman year at Harvard--glamorous parties, blossoming friendships, steamy romances, and scandalous secrets. Skip the campus tour and get right to the good stuff: classes are for scoping guys (and their Facebook profiles), not taking notes. The library is for study dates (the medieval history stacks get a lot of action), not studying. And success is a 4.0 GPA... plus getting into the most exclusive parties. How will Callie--a California girl with brains, beauty, and big dreams--and her three roommates survive?

Trickster's Queen - Tamora Pierce 
I haven't read the first one yet, but I have a copy so now I can read them both. 

No longer a slave, Alianne is now spying as part of an underground rebellion against the colonial rulers of the Copper Isles. The people in the rebellion believe that a prophecy in which a new queen will rise up to take the throne is about to be realized. Aly is busy keeping the potential teenaged queen and her younger siblings safe, while also keeping her in the dark about her future.

So that's what I got this week. What did you all get?


  1. awesome books - I can't wait to read across the universe

  2. Great books! I got Across the Universe this week too and I can't wait to read it! Also, I loved The Ivy, so I hope you do too! Happy reading. :)

  3. Across the Universe and The Ivy sound awesome! :D

    Here's my In My Mailbox post! :D

  4. I can't wait to read all of those - especially Across the Universe.

  5. Across The Universe sounds and looks awesome. I also love the fact that it's named after one of my favourite Beatles songs. You really can't go wrong. ;) Happy reading!

  6. Hadn't heard of Across the Universe, but I'm definitely going to have to add it to my TBR list. Enjoy your books!

  7. Across the Universe and Trickster's Queen are on my wishlist! I have and need to read The Ivy. Enjoy your books. :D


  8. These are new to me..but Across The Universe does sound promising! Cant wait to see what you thought! My IMM is here:


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