In My Mailbox # 7

Posted: January 1, 2012 in Meme's
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In My Mailbox is hosted by the lovely Story Siren.  In My Mailbox is our opportunity to show off the books that we got during the week.  I haven’t participated in a little while so I have a whole bunch of books to show off for both of my blogs. Don’t forget to drop by my other blog The Book Junkie’s Bookshelf to see what books I got for that blog. 🙂 I hope your able to find your next “must read” book through your travels!  Leave me a link to your IMM and I’ll be sure to drop by.

Santa brought me a brand new Nook Tablet.  LOVE IT!  I’ve been reading and watching movies like crazy on this thing!

Bound Books

Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices, #2)

In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray has at last found safety with the Shadowhunters. But that safety proves fleeting when rogue forces in the Clave plot to see her protector, Charlotte, replaced as head of the Institute. If Charlotte loses her position, Tessa will be out on the street and easy prey for the mysterious Magister, who wants to use Tessa’s powers for his own dark ends.

With the help of the handsome, self-destructive Will and the fiercely devoted Jem, Tessa discovers that the Magister’s war on the Shadowhunters is deeply personal. He blames them for a long-ago tragedy that shattered his life. To unravel the secrets of the past, the trio journeys from mist-shrouded Yorkshire to a manor house that holds untold horrors, from the slums of London to an enchanted ballroom where Tessa discovers that the truth of her parentage is more sinister than she had imagined. When they encounter a clockwork demon bearing a warning for Will, they realize that the Magister himself knows their every move and that one of their own has betrayed them.

Tessa finds her heart drawn more and more to Jem, though her longing for Will, despite his dark moods, continues to unsettle her. But something is changing in Will; the wall he has built around himself is crumbling. Could finding the Magister free Will from his secrets and give Tessa the answers about who she is and what she was born to do?

As their dangerous search for the Magister and the truth leads the friends into peril, Tessa learns that when love and lies are mixed, they can corrupt even the purest heart.

Legend (Legend, #1)

What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic’s wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic’s highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country’s most wanted criminal. But his motives may not be as malicious as they seem.

From very different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths – until the day June’s brother, Metias, is murdered and Day becomes the prime suspect. Caught in the ultimate game of cat and mouse, Day is in a race for his family’s survival, while June seeks to avenge Metias’ death. But in a shocking turn of events, the two uncover the truth of what has really brought them together, and the sinister lengths their country will go to keep its secrets.

Full of nonstop action, suspense, and romance, this novel is sure to move readers as much as it thrills.

Pre-Ordered

Bloodrose (Nightshade, #3)

The Ultimate Sacrifice.

Calla has always welcomed war. But now that the final battle is upon her, there’s more at stake than fighting. There’s saving Ren, even if it incurs Shay’s wrath. There’s keeping Ansel safe, even if he’s been branded a traitor. There’s proving herself as the pack’s alpha, facing unnamable horrors, and ridding the world of the Keepers’ magic once and for all. And then there’s deciding what to do when the war ends. If Calla makes it out alive, that is.

In the final installment of the Nightshade trilogy, New York Times bestselling author Andrea Cremer creates a novel with twists and turns that will keep you on the edge of your seat until its final pages. A dynamic end to this breathtaking trilogy.

 

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Comments
  1. Great mailbox 😉 I loved Legend so much. ❤ And congrats on the Nook! 😀
    Love, Carina

  2. Monaliz says:

    Congratulations! Santa has been generous with you too! 🙂 I haven’t read any of these books, though I do have Clockwork Angel on my bookshelf, still unread :/
    Thanks for sharing and thanks for stopping by! 🙂

    Monaliz @ Mind Reading?

  3. I hope you inappropriately thanked Santa, :).
    These are some of my most wished for books! They all look so good.

  4. Lucy says:

    Congrats on your new Nook! The Clockwork Prince has gotten great reviews. I liked Legend a lot, and I’m on the fence about buying Bloodrose. Hope you enjoy all your new reads.

    Happy New Year!

  5. I got Clockwork Prince for Christmas 🙂 an I will be getting Bloodrose in the mail soon. I will be going to her signing on the 10th.

    Happy reading
    http://kristina-worldofbooks.blogspot.com/2012/01/in-my-mailbox-40.html

  6. Claire says:

    Great haul! I’ve got Clockwork Prince waiting to be read and I soooo want to read Legend as I’ve only heard good things. I’ll be checking out your review in a sec. I didn’t realise the Nightshade books were a trilogy.

    Thanks for stopping by Project to be Read 🙂

  7. Bingeing On Books says:

    I’m hoping to get Clockwork Prince really soon, I’ve heard such good things about it!

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