In My Mailbox (17)

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren. IMM is a great opportunity for us to share the books we bought, downloaded, borrowed, or received during the week.

For Review: 

The KeepersJess denies God. In his infinite wisdom, he’s taken everyone she’s ever loved. Moving to the French Quarter was a ploy to erase the guilt she felt for rebuking her faith. Perhaps, if she hadn’t met Justin, an angel preoccupied with getting back into God’s good graces, and drowning in his hatred for humanity, her plan would have worked. Justin’s general disdain for the human race makes him difficult to like, but some higher power has appointed him her keeper. Justin’s convinced he can mend her broken relationship with her maker, but in the process he learns a thing or two about his own humanity. Never mind falling in love, that’s not supposed to happen. In fact, it may even be forbidden. Jess just wants Justin to understand her plight, and he wants to protect her from a world she doesn’t know. If neither are equipped to save the other, then whose soul will live and whose will perish?

BetweenElizabeth Valchar-pretty, popular, and perfect-wakes up the morning after her eighteenth birthday party on her family's yacht, where she'd been celebrating with her six closest friends. A persistent thumping noise has roused her. When she goes to investigate, what she finds will change everything she thought she knew about her life, her friends, and everything in between. As Liz begins to unravel the circumstances surrounding her birthday night, she will find that no one around her, least of all Liz herself, was perfect-or innocent. Critically acclaimed author Jessica Warman brings readers along on a roller-coaster ride of a mystery, one that is also a heartbreaking character study, a touching romance, and ultimately a hopeful tale of redemption, love, and letting go.
 Thanks BloomsburyTeens!

From NetGalley:

Bumped   When a virus makes everyone over the age of eighteen infertile, would-be parents pay teen girls to conceive and give birth to their children, making teens the most prized members of society. Girls sport fake baby bumps and the school cafeteria stocks folic-acid-infused food.
    Sixteen-year-old identical twins Melody and Harmony were separated at birth and have never met until the day Harmony shows up on Melody’s doorstep. Up to now, the twins have followed completely opposite paths. Melody has scored an enviable conception contract with a couple called the Jaydens. While they are searching for the perfect partner for Melody to bump with, she is fighting her attraction to her best friend, Zen, who is way too short for the job.
Harmony has spent her whole life in Goodside, a religious community, preparing to be a wife and mother. She believes her calling is to convince Melody that pregging for profit is a sin. But Harmony has secrets of her own that she is running from.
    When Melody is finally matched with the world-famous, genetically flawless Jondoe, both girls’ lives are changed forever. A case of mistaken identity takes them on a journey neither could have ever imagined, one that makes Melody and Harmony realize they have so much more than just DNA in common.


Books4Juliet said... .

Bumped and Between looks interesting! I'll wait for your review! :) I've seen Bumped at the bookstore this afternoon but I was hesitant to get it yet. Good luck on your books! Happy reading!

Here's mine:

July 31, 2011 at 11:40 AM
Laura (The Zealous Reader) said... .

3 great books! I loved Jessica Warman's Breathless so I can't wait to check out her newest book.

Here's my IMM:

July 31, 2011 at 1:42 PM
Jessica (Peace Love Books) said... .

I'm so jealous you won Between! It looks so good! I hope you enjoy it! Here's my IMM if you want to check it out! Happy reading!

-Jessica (Peace Love Books)

July 31, 2011 at 2:07 PM
Anti-Drug Reads said... .

These seem like exciting reads! Thanks for sharing. I'd love if you'd check out my IMM too :)

Btw, LOVE THE BLOG... Your layout is beautiful!

Looking forward to hearing back from you,
Cory @ Anti-Drug Reads

July 31, 2011 at 3:52 PM
Alison Can Read said... .

Great set! I haven't heard of Between but it has a beautiful cover. Makes me more interested.

July 31, 2011 at 5:57 PM
The Library Page said... .

The Keepers looks amazing, and I am so looking forward to reading Between when it comes out! Nice IMM this week. :)

July 31, 2011 at 8:17 PM
Bookish Brunette said... .

I've heard Bumped is worse than bad... <3

Love you!!!

Check out my IMM!

July 31, 2011 at 8:47 PM
flashlight_reader said... .

Yeah, Bumped was worse than bad. It was a colossal fail. Way worse than epic. So sad. It had such potential.

July 31, 2011 at 9:37 PM
Erika said... .

Wow, Between sounds really good! I added it to my list. Thanks for sharing. Happy reading :)

July 31, 2011 at 9:46 PM
Yiota said... .

You got some lovely books there!! Hope you enjoy them all!

Also thanks for visiting my mailbox too:)
-Splash of our Worlds

August 1, 2011 at 5:16 AM
soulunsung said... .

I've been dying to read Bumped for a while now, though I may wait until it's out in paperback before I pick it up or hopefully my library will obtain a copy of it at some point. lol. Maybe I'll request they order it. I try to request at least four books a month or so, to expand the YA section and make it so much better. lol.

And I'm excited about Between, I've been dying to read it. :)

Happy Reading, Guys! ;)
Suz @ A Soul Unsung
Teaser Tuesday & My WoW!
And Also, my In My Mailbox this week!

August 3, 2011 at 9:05 PM
Angelica Joy said... .

Looking forward on hearing your thoughts on "Bumped".

August 4, 2011 at 10:30 AM

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