Aug 5, 2011

In My Mailbox (4)

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren.

This week I recieved two ARCs from HarperTeen. One of them, Vanish, is second in the Firelight Series. Firelight is about a girl who can transform into a dragon. I really liked the first book so I'm hoping the second will be just as good.

The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns #1)
by Rae Carson
Release Date: September 20, 2011
Source: NetGalley
Status: Currently Reading

Once a century, one person is chosen for greatness.

Elisa is the chosen one.

But she is also the younger of two princesses, the one who has never done anything remarkable. She can’t see how she ever will.

Now, on her sixteenth birthday, she has become the secret wife of a handsome and worldly king—a king whose country is in turmoil. A king who needs the chosen one, not a failure of a princess.

And he’s not the only one who seeks her. Savage enemies seething with dark magic are hunting her. A daring, determined revolutionary thinks she could be his people’s savior. And he looks at her in a way that no man has ever looked at her before. Soon it is not just her life, but her very heart that is at stake.

Elisa could be everything to those who need her most. If the prophecy is fulfilled. If she finds the power deep within herself. If she doesn’t die young.

Most of the chosen do.

Vanish (Firelight # 2)
by Sophie Jordan
Release Date: Spetember 6th, 2011
Source: NetGalley
Status: To-read
To save the life of the boy she loves, Jacinda did the unthinkable: She betrayed the most closely-guarded secret of her kind. Now she must return to the protection of her pride knowing she might never see Will again—and worse, that because his mind has been shaded, Will’s memories of that fateful night and why she had to flee are gone.

Back home, Jacinda is greeted with hostility and must work to prove her loyalty for both her sake and her family’s. Among the few who will even talk to her are Cassian, the pride’s heir apparent who has always wanted her, and her sister, Tamra, who has been forever changed by a twist of fate. Jacinda knows that she should forget Will and move on—that if he managed to remember and keep his promise to find her, it would only endanger them both. Yet she clings to the hope that someday they will be together again. When the chance arrives to follow her heart, will she risk everything for love?

In bestselling author Sophie Jordan’s dramatic follow-up to Firelight, forbidden love burns brighter than ever.

So what books are YOU reading this week?


  1. I'm reading Famished by Lauren Hammond and Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins. These two books look great. I love the covers.

  2. Hex Hall is the best! I'm sure you'll love it.
    I haven't heard of the other one before though.

  3. The Girl of Fire and Thorns sounds good! Can't wait to hear your thoughts on the novel! :)

  4. I adored Vanish! Sophie Jordan is spectacular!!! I cannot wait for the next installment!!


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