blo Teens Read and Write: In Our Mailbox - 3/14

Sunday, March 14, 2010

In Our Mailbox - 3/14

*In My Mailbox*

Hosted by The Story Siren explores the contents of our mailbox on a weekly basis.

Jennifer Groves was kind enough to send an ARC of Jekel Loves Hyde by Beth Fantaskey.

Jill Jekel has always obeyed her parents’ rules – especially the one about never opening the mysterious, old box in her father’s office. But when her dad is murdered, and her college savings disappear, she's tempted to peek inside, as the contents might be key to a lucrative chemistry scholarship

To better her odds, Jill enlists the help of gorgeous, brooding Tristen Hyde, who has his own dark secrets locked away. As the team of Jekel and Hyde, they recreate experiments based on the classic novel, hoping not only to win a prize, but to save Tristen’s sanity. Maybe his life. But Jill’s accidental taste of a formula unleashes her darkest nature and compels her to risk everything – even Tristen’s love – just for the thrill of being… bad.

The lovely Victoria Simcox sent her novel, The Magic Warble for review.

Dwarfs, gnomes, fairies, talking animals, and an evil queen - all these and more can be found in The Magic Warble, an enchanting tale of adventure and friendship.

And thanks to the fabulous Nikki at Wicked Awesome Books Alyssa won Beautiful Creatures and Hunger Games!
The Hunger Games
by Suzanne Collins

In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem Maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.

Beautiful Creatures
by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

There were no surprises in Gatlin County.
We were pretty much the epicenter of the middle of nowhere.
At least, that's what I thought.
Turns out, I couldn't have been more wrong.
There was a curse.
There was a girl.
And in the end, there was a grave.

Lena Duchannes is unlike anyone the small Southern town of Gatlin has ever seen, and she's struggling to conceal her power and a curse that has haunted her family for generations. But even within the overgrown gardens, murky swamps and crumbling graveyards of the forgotten South, a secret cannot stay hidden forever.

Ethan Wate, who has been counting the months until he can escape from Gatlin, is haunted by dreams of a beautiful girl he has never met. When Lena moves into the town's oldest and most infamous plantation, Ethan is inexplicably drawn to her and determined to uncover the connection between them. In a town with no surprises, one secret could change everything.

Hope you received some great books this week!


Blodeuedd said...

The first one does sound very cool :D
And of course the rest

Kathy Martin said...

Jekel Loves Hyde is on my wishlist. I am really looking forward to that one. I thought The Hunger Games and Beautiful creatures were both amazing. Happy reading!

Tina said...

The hunger games is amazing! I'm looking forward to the sequel. :)

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Jemi Fraser said...

I loved Hunger Games & just finished Catching Fire - it was great too :)

Amanda Leigh said...

All of these are on my wishlist. I especially want to read Jekel Loves Hyde! Here's what I got this week: Not-Really-Southern Vamp Chick

Liz @ Cleverly Inked said...

Jekel Loves Hyde seems cool. Great week

Anonymous said...

You've got some really good books. Here's mine.

Mari - Escape In A Book said...

Great books you've gotten this week guys! I actually think all of them are on my wishlist except for The Hunger Games(but that is only because I've read it).

Have a wonderful week!

Ryan said...

great set of books, hope you guys enjoy them all.

Sandra Stiles said...

I've had Jekyl Loves Hyde on my list for a while. Loved Hunger Games and own but have not read Beautiful Creatures yet. Loaned it out to a couple of students first and just got it back. Congrats on your win Alyssa.

Nikki (Wicked Awesome Books) said...

I'm happy to hear that Alyssa received the books safe and sound. Great books this week. I can't wait to read Jekel Loves Hyde!

Emidy @ Une Parole said...
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Emidy @ Une Parole said...

Oh, nice selection of books! I've heard great things about all of them, so I'm sure they'll be good. Enjoy!

from Une Parole

Mary not so Contrary said...

Oh man Hunger Games is the best book I have ever read!!! I can not wait till MockingJay comes out in August!!!! I hope you love the book as well. And of course Beautiful Creatures is an awesome book also!!

Dazzling Mage said...

Great books! Get reading to get blown away with The Hunger Games. Such a good book.

Happy reading!

Raspberry said...

I would love to read one of your reviews on Beautiful Creatures. It's on my shelf but it's so thick that I'm afraid to start it. :)

Trollololol said...

I hope you enjoy Jekel Love Hyde, I really want to read it. Looking forward to your reviews, as always. :)

Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

Hunger Games! Ooh enjoy all these wonderful reads!

Sapphire said...

you got great books. I want to read Jekel loves Hyde and The hunger games

Tales of Whimsy said...

J&H? Really? I'm mad jealous. Enjoy :) I can't wait for the review :)

bookaholic said...

I so want to read Jekel Loves Hyde! I have read Hunger Games...loved it! I think you will like it too.

Lori said...

All look very interesting and fun to read. Enjoy your books. Here'smine

Angela @ Reading Angels said...

I'm anxious to read Jekyl and Hyde.

elaing8 said...

great books.I just read Beautiful Creatures and loved it

YA Book Queen said...

Awesome books! Jekel Loves Hyde looks incredible, and THG is definitely amazing.

Happy reading! :D

Dwayne said...

I've read Bautiful Creatures - it has a good romance and an intriguiging mythology - hope you guys enjoy it! And I got Hunger Games this week too! HEard it's awesome :) Happy reading!

Shy said...

I'd recently got Jessica's Guide book and am curious as how "Jekel loves Hyde" would turned out to be. Will be waiting for your review on this one!

Natalie said...

Ooo...I can't wait to hear what you think of Jekyl Loves Hyde and Beautiful Creatures. I haven' read the first one, but I really enjoyed the second. Looking forward to your thoughts on them! :)

Midnight Sapphire Books said...

I've heard great thing about the Hunger Games

Nayuleska said...

The Magic Warble sounds fab!

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