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Sunday, August 9, 2009

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Briana: Today was a really great week for me! I wanted to post IMM on Wednesday because I was so excited to show you guys what I got haha. But I waited it out :)

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

For years, Grace has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house. One yellow-eyed wolf--her wolf--is a chilling presence she can't seem to live without. Meanwhile, Sam has lived two lives: In winter, the frozen woods, the protection of the pack, and the silent company of a fearless girl. In summer, a few precious months of being human . . . until the cold makes him shift back again.

Now, Grace meets a yellow-eyed boy whose familiarity takes her breath away. It's her wolf. It has to be. But as winter nears, Sam must fight to stay human--or risk losing himself, and Grace, forever.

Yes! I'm so happy that I got Shiver! I took a special trip to Barnes & Noble with my mom and had a huge smile on my face when I saw it on the "New Releases" table. There was actually only one copy on the table, so a lot of people must have been picking it up. I'm very excited to read it.

Pretty Little Liars (Pretty Little Liars Series #1) by Sara Shepard

Everyone has something to hide—especially high school juniors spencer, aria, emily, and hanna.
Spencer covets her sister's boyfriend. Aria's fantasizing about her English teacher. Emily's crushing on the new girl at school. Hanna uses some ugly tricks to stay beautiful.

But they've all kept an even bigger secret since their friend Alison vanished.

How do I know? Because I know everything about the bad girls they were, the naughty girls they are, and all the dirty secrets they've kept. And guess what? I'm telling.

I gave in to buying another series. I love the cover of this series and I haven't heard a bad thing about it!

Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen

It’s been so long since Auden slept at night. Ever since her parents’ divorce—or since the fighting started. Now she has the chance to spend a carefree summer with her dad and his new family in the charming beach town where they live.

A job in a clothes boutique introduces Auden to the world of girls: their talk, their friendship, their crushes. She missed out on all that, too busy being the perfect daughter to her demanding mother. Then she meets Eli, an intriguing loner and a fellow insomniac who becomes her guide to the nocturnal world of the town. Together they embark on parallel quests: for Auden, to experience the carefree teenage life she’s been denied; for Eli, to come to terms with the guilt he feels for the death of a friend.

I won this from Alea at Pop Culture Junkie! I've entered plenty of contests and finally won something! I've really been wanting to read Along for the Ride ever since Arielle reviewed it.

Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

For Nora Grey, romance was not part of the plan. She's never been particularly attracted to the boys at her school, no matter how much her best friend, Vee, pushes them at her. Not until Patch came along.

With his easy smile and eyes that seem to see inside her, Nora is drawn to him against her better judgment.

But after a series of terrifying encounters, Nora's not sure who to trust. Patch seems to be everywhere she is, and to know more about her than her closest friends. She can't decide whether she should fall into his arms or run and hide. And when she tries to seek some answers, she finds herself near a truth that is way more unsettling than anything Patch makes her feel.

For Nora is right in the middle of an ancient battle between the immortal and those that have fallen - and, when it comes to choosing sides, the wrong choice will cost her life.

Everyone was getting their copies of Hush, Hush last week and I was so jealous so I sent an e-mail and found out they had just a few left (and one had my name on it!). I was having a great day already and didn't think it could get better until I walked out onto my front porch and saw a beautiful little package! To make it even better, the copy is SIGNED! How awesome!?


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

It all comes down to this - a final faceoff between good and evil. You plan to pull out all the stops, but every time you solve one mystery, three more evolve. Do you stay the course you started, despite your lack of progress? Do you detour and follow a new lead that may not help? Do youlisten to your instincts, or your friends?

Lord Voldemort is preparing for battle and so must Harry. With Ron and Hermione at his side, he's trying to hunt down Voldemort's Horcruxes, escape danger at every turn, and find a way to defeat evil once and for all. How does it all end?

I have read this book before but it has been forever!! And I had to borrow it from my aunt when I read it so I am so happy I got this! And the best part... I won it!!! I won it from The Book Reader! So thank you so much!! I am taking this on my vacation that I will be going on soon, and I am very excited!! :)

(Marisa may post later.)


  1. Hahaha Im happy that you got Hush Hush. Now read and review girl! Read and review!

  2. Nice books! The Pretty Little Liars series is amazing- enjoy it (:

  3. i'm so jealous u got hush hush! lol

    ttyl have an awesome reading week
    hush hush *tear*

  4. Bri, great books u got there! You'll love Hush, Hush...happy reading!


  5. Wow! I'm definitely jealous of Hush, Hush and Shiver. I really enjoy reading the Pretty Little Liars series so hopefully you will too. :) Happy reading!

    - Alex

  6. Awesome week!

    You are going to love the Pretty Little Liars series. It just might be my favorite series of all time (and that's saying a lot)!

  7. Shiver and Hush, Hush...I'm jealous! Hope you enjoy your books

  8. I really want to read Shiver. Happy reading! You have an awesome week.

  9. Great listing of books. Hope you enjoy Shiver and Hush, Hush.

  10. very cool blog. i'm following you now. you should pop in/follow mine. i have all things books...
    nice seeing you.

  11. Wow you got great books this week. Hope you enjoy reading them all.

  12. Wow, you're so lucky! I want to read Shiver too! and you're so lucky you've got Hush, Hush, and it's signed! Gah, I'm jealous. =P

    Enjoy your books. =)

  13. Wow, definitely have some good books this week. I am really wanting to read Pretty little Liars!

    Happy Reading

  14. Good titles. I'm a HUGE Harry Potter fan, hope you like Deathly Hollows. Happy Reading!


  15. Great books! I'm pretty jealous of Hush, Hush! Enjoy :)

  16. Pretty Little Liars is an addictive series. Hopefully you'll love it as much as I do.

  17. Totally envying Hush, Hush and Shiver!

    I *loved* that Pretty Little Liars book. I tend to stick to fantasy / horror / sci-fi, but that series hooked me from the start.


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