In My Mailbox: 8/9/09

In My Mailbox lets you peek into the contents of my mailbox on a weekly basis. I am listing all the lovely books that I have aquired this week. If you would like to participate and have your own “In My Mailbox” post, you can find more information here on the Story Siren's blog, where it all began..(This post was inspired by Alea of Pop Culture Junkie.)



This week was a bit slow, but I really need to work on my TBR pile.

BITE ME by Melissa Francis

AJ Ashe isn't your typical seventeen-year-old vampire—as if there is such a thing! She's stuck in the middle of a huge fight between her two BFFs. Her ex-boyfriend—whom she's still totally in love with, by the way—is now her stepbrother. A former classmate—who, um, she may or may not have turned into a vampire—is stalking her. And now, apparently, the fate of humankind lies in her little undead hands.
What ever happened to the good old days, when all a vampire girl had to worry about was the occasional zit and hiding her taste for blood?



Ohhh I cannot wait. I love a good Vampire story. Gena Showalter author of upcoming YA novel Intertwined says that this book is "MADE OF AWESOME"
So, that is my IMMB post for this week. What is in yours?

11 comments on "In My Mailbox: 8/9/09"

~The Book Pixie wrote: August 8, 2009 at 6:05 PM

Yeah I had a slow week too and also need to crack down on my TBR books. lol. Hope you enjoy Bite Me. :D

~Briana

P.S. My IMM is up too, if you want to look.


Kate wrote: August 8, 2009 at 6:17 PM

Can't wait for a review. I have been wanting to read this.


Bookworm wrote: August 8, 2009 at 7:24 PM

Wow, that looks great! I love modern vampires stories. Enjoy!


Kristen wrote: August 8, 2009 at 7:24 PM

Bite Me looks awesome! :) Enjoy your books this week!


katie wrote: August 8, 2009 at 7:26 PM

Ooh this one sounds really good. Can't wait for your review. Enjoy!


Serena wrote: August 9, 2009 at 5:47 AM

happy reading.


Marie wrote: August 9, 2009 at 6:27 AM

Sounds cute! ;)


So Many Books, So Little Time wrote: August 9, 2009 at 6:57 AM

This sounds really good. Hope you enjoy it!


Shalonda wrote: August 9, 2009 at 9:19 AM

Bite Me sounds like a really good book. And I totally understand needing to work on the TBR pile. I should be doing that right now!


Lizzy wrote: August 9, 2009 at 10:38 AM

Bite Me looks like a fun read. Happy reading!


Rebecca wrote: August 9, 2009 at 6:34 PM

Awesome book you got this week. It sounds really good. Hope you enjoy reading it.


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