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In My Mailbox October 4

October 4th, 2009 by Debbie's World of Books

In My Mailbox is brought to you by The Story Siren.  Here are a few of the books I got in this week:

For Review:

The Cinderella Society by Kay Cassiday


Day By Day Armageddon by J.L Bourne



Leaving Paradise by Simone Elkeles


Description from Nothing has been the same since Caleb Becker left a party drunk, got behind the wheel, and hit Maggie Armstrong. Even after months of painful physical therapy, Maggie walks with a limp. Her social life is nil and a scholarship to study abroad—her chance to escape everyone and their pitying stares—has been canceled.

After a year in juvenile jail, Caleb’s free . . . if freedom means endless nagging from a transition coach and the prying eyes of the entire town. Coming home should feel good, but his family and ex-girlfriend seem like strangers.

Caleb and Maggie are outsiders, pigeon-holed as “criminal” and “freak.” Then the truth emerges about what really happened the night of the accident and, once again, everything changes. It’s a bleak and tortuous journey for Caleb and Maggie, yet they end up finding comfort and strength from a surprising source: each other.

Patient Zero by Jonathan Maberry


Description from book blurb: When you have to kill the same terrorist twice in one week there’s either something wrong with your world or something wrong with your skills… and there’s nothing wrong with Joe Ledger’s skills.  And that’s both a good, and a bad thing.  It’s good because he’s a Baltimore detective that has just been secretly recruited by the government to lead a new taskforce created to deal with the problems that Homeland Security can’t handle. This rapid response group is called the Department of Military Sciences or the DMS for short. It’s bad because his first mission is to help stop a group of terrorists from releasing a dreadful bio-weapon that can turn ordinary people into zombies. The fate of the world hangs in the balance….

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11 Responses

  1. Rebecca

    Awesome books you got this week. They all look really good. Hope you enjoy reading all your books.

  2. Kate

    Great books. I really want to read The Cinderella Society. Can’t wait to see your review. Happy reading.

  3. Kailana

    Enjoy your new books!

  4. Kay Cassidy

    So glad The Cinderella Society arrived safe and sound! I hope you enjoy it. :-) Happy reading, Debbie!

  5. Michelle

    I really LOVE The Cinderella Society. Happy Reading!


  6. Kristi

    Hadn’t heard of The Cinderella Society – looks good, as does Leaving Paradise. Enjoy your reading!

  7. Sophie

    I loved Perfect Chemistry so I really want to read Leaving Paradise. Hope you enjoy your books!

  8. sharonluvscats

    yay for zombie books. They look so funny posted right under such a pink and girly looking

  9. dsuzuki

    Sophie-I loved Perfect Chemistry too! That’s what made me pick this one up.
    sharonluvscats-LOL. I know right? What can I say, guess I have a mixture of tastes.

  10. Stephanie

    I am intrigued by Leaving Paradise. I am looking forward to your review!

  11. J. Kaye

    I wanna read Leaving Paradise by Simone Elkeles!

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