This week wasn't nearly as good as last week, but nonetheless, good. And sorry, no picture this week as I'm too lazy and couldn't thing of anything cool to shape the books in.
I received three books.
Evermore by Alyson Noel (February 3, 2009)
Since a horrible accident claimed the lives of her family, sixteen-year-old Ever can see auras, hear people’s thoughts, and know a person’s life story by touch. Going out of her way to shield herself from human contact to suppress her abilities has branded her as a freak at her new high school—but everything changes when she meets Damen Auguste…
Ever sees Damen and feels an instant recognition. He is gorgeous, exotic and wealthy, and he holds many secrets. Damen is able to make things appear and disappear, he always seems to know what she’s thinking—and he’s the only one who can silence the noise and the random energy in her head. She doesn’t know who he really is—or what he is. Damen equal parts light and darkness, and he belongs to an enchanted new world where no one ever dies.
I've already read and reviewed Evermore and I already got a copy, but this is a finished copy and really pretty. So I'm happy to have it. I put it on my shelf already (I didn't get a chance with the other copy because I'm waiting to borrow it to someone else) and it looks great!
Perfect Fifths by Megan McCafferty (April 14, 2009)Old flames are reignited in the fifth and final book in the New York Times bestselling Jessica Darling series.
Captivated readers have followed Jessica through every step and misstep: from her life as a tormented, tart-tongued teenager to her years as a college grad stumbling toward adulthood. Now a young professional in her mid-twenties, Jess is off to a Caribbean wedding. As she rushes to her gate at the airport, she literally runs into her former boyfriend, Marcus Flutie. It’s the first time she's seen him since she reluctantly turned down his marriage proposal three years earlier–and emotions run high.
Marcus and Jessica have both changed dramatically, yet their connection feels as familiar as ever. Is their reunion just a fluke or has fate orchestrated this collision of their lives once again?
Told partly from Marcus’s point of view, Perfect Fifths finally lets readers inside the mind of the one person who’s both troubled and titillated Jessica Darling for years. Expect nothing less than the satisfying conclusion fans have been waiting for, one perfect in its imperfection. . . .
I was SO extremely fantastic to find this from Random House! I came home from school on Friday and it was on my keyboard! I squealed and fumbled to get it open, it was so awesome! It made my Friday.
One Lonely Degree by CK Kelly Martin (May 26, 2009)Anything is possible. . . .
Finn has always felt out of place, but suddenly her world is unraveling. It started with The Party. And Adam Porter. And the night in September that changed everything. The only person who knows about that night is Audrey—Finn’s best friend, her witness to everything, and the one person Finn trusts implicitly. So when Finn’s childhood friend Jersy moves back to town—reckless, beautiful Jersy, all lips and eyes and hair so soft you’d want to dip your fingers into it if you weren’t careful—Finn gives her blessing for Audrey to date him. How could she possibly say no to Audrey? With Audrey gone for the summer, though, Finn finds herself spending more and more time with Jersy, and for the first time in her life, something feels right. But Finn can’t be the girl who does this to her best friend . . . can she?
This came on Friday too from Random House, but it was in a separate package and it was left on my porch because maybe my mom didn't see it? I dunno. But I was going outside for something and saw a package out there! I did a happy dance and squealed again! I was so happy. CK emailed me in January wondering if she could put me on her list for her publisher to send ARC's and I happily said yes. She said they would mail it out the first week of March, and look! It's here! I'm so happy!
So that's it! I'm going to go finish Perfect Fifths now . . . (Yes! I haven't finished it yet!)