In My Mailbox (8/3 to 8/8 and 8/10 to 8/15)

In My Mailbox was started by The Story Siren and Alea from Pop Culture Junkie. If you want more details, click here. In My Mailbox exlores all the books that I get in a week, whether it's in the mail, borrowed from a friend, borrowed from the library, or bought from a bookstore.

I didn't post last week becuase I was busy.

So I'm combining this week and last week.

Even though this is two weeks, I only got two books. Haha.

8/3 to 8/8


Recived:

Behind Every Illusion by Christina Harner (Already Published/ June 2009/ Two Trees Books)

When soft-spoken Tatiana turns eighteen, she begins to experience unusual changes. Suddenly, she can read minds, sense emotions and move at a speed that far surpasses anything she’s known before. When her physical features begin to change as well, Tatiana tries desperately to keep her new abilities a secret. Amidst tragedy, unimaginable transformations and an unexpected friendship, Tatiana has to learn to reveal the girl hidden behind her illusions and what it means to face the world in order to preserve not only the forest but her very existence.

Borrowed:

None.

Bought:

None.

Won:

None.

8/10 to 8/15


Recived:

None.

Borrowed:

None.

Bought:

None.

Won:

Eyes Like Stars by Lisa Mantchev (Already Published/ July 2009/ Feiwel and Friends)

All her world’s a stage.


Bertie Shakespeare Smith is not an actress, yet she lives in a theater.

She’s not an orphan, but she has no parents.

She knows every part, but she has no lines of her own.

That is, until now.


Enter Stage Right

NATE. Dashing pirate. Will do anything to protect Bertie.


COBWEB, MOTH, MUSTARD SEED, and PEASEBLOSSOM. Four tiny and incredibly annoying fairies. BERTIE’S sidekicks.


ARIEL. Seductive air spirit and Bertie’s weakness. The symbol of impending doom.


BERTIE. Our heroine.


Welcome to the Théâtre Illuminata, where the actors of every play ever written can be found behind the curtain. They were born to play their parts, and are bound to the Théâtre by The Book—an ancient and magical tome of scripts. Bertie is not one of them, but they are her family—and she is about to lose them all and the only home she has ever known.

Lisa Mantchev has written a debut novel that is dramatic, romantic, and witty, with an irresistible and irreverent cast of characters who are sure to enchant the audience.


Open Curtain



What books did you get this week?

-Lexi(:

5 comments:

Erica said...

Behind Every Illusion is really good!

Kate said...

You got two great books. I can't wait to read both of them. Happy reading!

Danielle said...

Eyes Like Stars! YAY! Read that one right away; it's amazing. Happy reading.

Dannie said...

I heard Eyes Like Stars is really good, but I haven't gotten around to it yet :)

Enjoy!

ReggieWrites said...

Great books! I wanna read ELS so badly! Enjoy!

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