Monday, May 14, 2012

In My Mailbox - Week of May 6

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren. Check out the post to see what others received in their mailbox.

Received from Sourcebooks Publishers

( I won a TLA Package!)

Mira's Diary: Lost in Paris - Marissa Moss

While He was Away - Karen Schreck
Horrid Harry and the Zombie Vampire - Francesca Simon

Jason Steed: Revenge - Mark Cooper 
Anastasia Forever - Joy Preble


Struck - Jennifer Bosworth
Unitl I Die - Amy Plum

One for the Murphys - Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

12 Things to do Before You Crash and Burn

12 Things to do Before You Crash and Burn - James Proimos

James "Hercules" Martino's father died. He doesn't miss him. His father, the bestselling self-help author, was an ass.

Herc has been sent to stay with his uncle during the summer. His Uncle Anthony has given Herc a list of 12 things to do.

1. Choose a mission.
2. Find the best pizza joint in town.
3. Clean out the garage.
4. Muck the stalls at Riverbend Farm.
5. Read a complete book under a tree.
6. Go to a place of worship and pray.
7. Go on seven job interviews.
8. Spent the day thinking big thoughts. Write them down.
9. Eat a meal with a stranger.
                                                         10. Make your uncle something.
                                                         11. Recite a poem at Blake's Coffee Shop Midnight Poetry Reading.
                                                         12. Complete your mission

UnWholly - Neal Shusterman

UnWholly - Neal  Shusterman
Sequel to Unwind 

Unwinding has become a big business. Parts Pirates want to expand on Unwinding. Parts are sold on the black market. AWOLs are not allowed and will be hunted. 

Scientists are using unwinding as a way to create. Cam was created from unwound parts. Everything about him came from someone else. He "remembers" a girl staring out the window of the orphanage and knows that he has to find her.

Connor, Risa, and Lev have returned after escaping the explosion at Happy Jack Harvest Camp. 

Connor now runs things at the Graveyard. Risa is still there working as a medic. Both of them are coming to terms with injuries they sustained at Happy Jack's.

The Graveyard is being watched. Connor and his Whollies are in danger with few places to turn.

Release Date: August 28, 2012
Received from Publisher @ TLA: Simon and Shuster