Sunday, March 8, 2009

In My Mailbox (4) - Amber's Mailbox

In My Mailbox was created by The Story Siren as an awesome way to see what other bloggers around the community are reading.

I'm giddy to say I recieved two books in my actual mailbox this week!

Miss Match by Wendy Toliver

Sasha Finnegan has always had a knack for setting people up, and at sixteen, she's turned her talent into an online business, molding high school crushes into true love. But Sasha finds her toughest match yet when hottie Derek Urban asks her to set him up with Sasha's gorgeous sister, Maddie. It's not that Derek isn't a good catch. In fact, after spending so much time with him, Sasha can't help but think he's perfect -- for her, that is.Can Sasha push her feelings aside for the sake of her business? Or has this miss finally found her match?

The Second Virgin Birth by Tommy Taylor

This book was sent to me from Cheryl, who really loved it. You can read her review here.

Here are the books I picked up at Barnes & Noble a couple days ago.

Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles

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.

Not Like You by Deborah Davis

"Starting a new chapter."

That's how Kayla's mom refers to each of their moves - five in the past two years. Each time it's the same: Marilyn promies to stop drinking, breaks her promise, and then they're off again. This time it's New Mexico But something feels different. Kayla is putting down roots, starting her own dog-walking buisness, and spending time with Remy, a twenty-four-year-old musician. He's her refuge from Marilyn's daily struggle with sobriety. But Kayla is only fifteen. Does an older man really offer Kayla the refuge she needs? Or is the safety she craves actually with the person who scares her the most?

--With these and the eight books I have checked out at the library, I've got some serious reading to do! So expect some reviews to be coming really quick!



Bookworm said...

I got Miss Match and Perfect Chemistry last week--don't they both look great? I can't wait to begin! Happy reading!

prophecygirl said...

Great week, I hope you love Perfect Chemistry!

Erika Powell said...

I have Perfect Chemistry but haven't read it yet and I love all the Simon Romantic Comedies so I am sure Miss Match will be great

Anonymous said...

I really want to read Miss Match. It sounds good! :) Enjoy the books.