In My Mailbox (11/30 to 12/5)

*In My Mailbox was started by The Story Siren*

For 1 ARC Tour:

The Line by Teri Hall

An invisible, uncrossable physical barrier encloses the Unified States. The Line is the part of the border that lopped off part of the country, dooming the inhabitants to an unknown fate when the enemy used a banned weapon. It’s said that bizarre creatures and superhumans live on the other side, in Away. Nobody except tough old Ms. Moore would ever live next to the Line.

Nobody but Rachel and her mother, who went to live there after Rachel’s dad died in the last war. It’s a safe, quiet life. Until Rachel finds a mysterious recorded message that can only have come from Away. The voice is asking for help.

Who sent the message? Why is her mother so protective? And to what lengths is Rachel willing to go in order to do what she thinks is right?

This was pretty good! My review will probably be up sometime this upcoming week because I know there's going to be a ton of press on this one come March 2010!

For Blog Tour:

Pillow Book of Lotus Lowenstein by Libby Schmais

An adorable, completely original YA voice.

Lotus Lowenstein's life is merde. She dreams of moving to Paris and becoming an existentialist. Yet here she is trapped in Park Slope, Brooklyn, with a New-Agey mom, an out-of-work dad, and a chess champion brother who dreams of being a rock star. Merci à Dieu for Lotus’s best friend, Joni, who loves French culture enough to cofound their high school’s first French Club with Lotus. At the first meeting, the cutest boy in the world walks in. His name is Sean, and he too loves French culture and worships Jean-Paul Sartre.

At first, Lotus thinks Sean is the best thing to happen to her in years. He’s smart, cultured, and adorable. Unfortunately, though, Joni feels the same way. And having an existentialist view of love, Sean sees nothing wrong with enjoying both girls’ affections. Things come to a head when all three depart for Montreal with their teacher, Ms. G, on the French Club’s first official field trip. Will Sean choose Joni over Lotus? And will Lotus and Joni’s friendship ever recover?

This look good! Can't wait to start it!

From Contest:

Gallagher Girl Series 1-3 (Thanks Lili!)


  1. Great books this week! I have The Line too and can't wait to read it!

  2. I can't wait for your review of The Line. It has been so many people's WOWs. I'm hoping it exceeds all expectations! I really want to read it. Enjoy!

  3. Okay the cover of Pillow Book of Lotus Lowenstein is totally cute!
    Have fun reading it and I just cant wait to read your review for that one.

  4. It looks like you got some superb books. I hope you enjoy them. And I also can't wait to know what you think of "The Gallaghar Girl" series as I'm not sure if I should start it. Happy reading =D

  5. I really need to read those "The Gallagher Girls" books. Happy Reading.

  6. I've got The Line and I can't wait to read it.

  7. I really want to read the Pillow Book! Great mailbox!

  8. The Line! I'm jealous! Happy reading. :)

  9. The Line! can't wait 4 your review! hear it's really good. happy reading

  10. I have been looking at that Pillow Book. I think it looks like a good one!

  11. I've been wanting to read the Callagher series for a while now. I have those books in my TBR pile, I hope I will have a change to buy them at some point. :)
    Happy reading! :)

  12. The Gallagher Girls series is pretty good, and I still need to read the 3rd one. I really want to read the Line! Enjoy : D

  13. The Line looks good and so do the other books. Enjoy them all!

  14. The Line sounds great! I randomly bought th first Gallagher book last week, it sounds fun. Enjoy!


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