Sunday, August 29, 2010

In My Mailbox (19)

From Publishers:


THE SCORCH TRAILS (Maze Runner 2)
By James Dashner
To Be Published October 12th 2010 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Hardcover, 384 pages

The Maze was only the beginning...





TEENAGE WAISTLAND
by Lynn Biederman and Lisa Pazer
To Be Published November 9th 2010 by Random House Children's Books
Hardcover, 320 pages

Told in the voices of patients Marcie Mandlebaum, Bobby Konopka, and Annie “East” Itou, Teenage Waistland is a story of betrayal, intervention, a life-altering operation, and how a long-buried truth can prove far more devastating than the layers of fat that protect it.


DARK WATER
by Laura McNeal
To Be Published September 14th 2010 by Knopf Books for Young Readers
Hardcover, 256 pages

Fifteen-year-old Pearl DeWitt and her mother live in Fallbrook, California, where it’s sunny 340 days of the year, and where her uncle owns a grove of 900 avocado trees. Uncle Hoyt hires migrant workers regularly, but Pearl doesn’t pay much attention to them . . . until Amiel. From the moment she sees him, Pearl is drawn to this boy who keeps to himself, fears being caught by la migra, and is mysteriously unable to talk. And after coming across Amiel’s makeshift hut near Agua Prieta Creek, Pearl falls into a precarious friendship—and a forbidden romance.


BANISHED
by Sophie Littlefield
To Be Published October 12th 2010 by Delacorte Press
Hardcover 304 pages

Sixteen-year-old Hailey Tarbell can’t wait for the day she’ll leave Gypsum, Missouri, far behind, taking only four-year-old Chub, the developmentally-delayed little boy her cruel drug-dealing grandmother fosters for the state money. But when a freak accident in gym class leaves a girl in critical condition, Hailey feels drawn to lay her hands on the injured girl and an astonishing healing takes place. Before Hailey can understand her new powers, a beautiful stranger shows up…just in time to save her and Chub from hired killers.

Books I Bought:
LINGER
by Maggie Steifvaeter
Published July 13th 2010 by Scholastic Press
Hardcover, 362 pages

Summary:
In Maggie Stiefvater’s Shiver, Grace and Sam found each other. Now, in Linger, they must fight to be together. For Grace, this means defying her parents and keeping a very dangerous secret about her own well-being. For Sam, this means grappling with his werewolf past…and figuring out a way to survive into the future.

FLIRTING WITH DISASTER
by Rhonda Stapleton
Published March 9th 2010 by Simon Pulse
Paperback, 208 pages

Summary:
Felicity is a total romantic. That's why she follows her heart—not the rules—in her job as a cupid. But when Felicity turns her matchmaking magic on her best friend, Andy, it's Andy who breaks their golden rule: friends always come first. Andy is so wrapped up in her new guy that she's ditching everyone else. How can Felicity stop her BFF from letting a BF come between them?


MOCKINGJAY
by Suzanne Collins
Published August 24th 2010 by Scholastic, Inc.
Hardcover, 390 pages

Summary: (Do I even need this?)
My name is Katniss Everdeen. Why am I not dead? I should be dead.

Katniss Everdeen, girl on fire, has survived, even though her home has been destroyed. Gale has escaped. Katniss's family is safe. Peeta has been captured by the Capitol. District 13 really does exist. There are rebels. There are new leaders. A revolution is unfolding.

9 comments:

Precious said...

Oh my God. Dark Water + Banished. I'm looking forward to your reviews on these two books! Happy reading!

Lillie (AliseOnLife) said...

I like the cover of Teenage Waistland! And Banished sounds like it'll be really good.

Happy Reading!

Lea (YA Book Queen) said...

Banished sounds intriguing...Hope you enjoy them all! :)

Shera (Book Whispers) said...

These all sound fantastic. However, I've never heard of Dark Wate and it looks great!!

- Shera (Book Whispers)

kirsty at the overflowing library said...

linger is awesome

Alison said...

Teenage Wasteland sounds really good and I love the cover for Dark Water.
Alison Can Read

Jena said...

Awesome stack of books!

Randi said...

these look great!

Dominique :) said...

HOLY, THE SCORCH TRIALS LOOKS AMAZING!
Lucky duck :)

Have fun reading, love the blog! xoxo.