Saturday, June 4, 2011


In my mailbox is hosted by The Story Siren.  It's a way  let other's know about the books that we receive and may not be able to get to quickly.  It 's also fun to interact and get to know each other .  I love to get ideas for books to read from the pages that I visit.  I hope you see something fun or interesting  to read here as well.

This week I only have a couple of books, but I am excited for both of them!

I purchased this one.  This is book three.  Here is the Summary from Goodreads:

 The future is uncertain. The battle to control the past has begun. The final book in the riveting Hourglass Door trilogy begins when Abby steps through the black door, and she doesn't dare look back. Though it means leaving Dante—wounded, bleeding, and possibly blind—she knows it is the only way to save her family and stop Zo from manipulating the river of time and throwing the future into chaos. In the end, Abby must face a final confrontation that will take her to the very origins of the hourglass door. Praise for The Hourglass Door 
• 2009 Book of the Year Award, Young Adult Fiction—Foreword Magazine 
• "I never imagined the adventure I'd find when I opened The Hourglass Door. Abby and Dante's world is intoxicating and I didn't want to leave. . . . Mangum's book flowed smoothly and effortlessly and led me through a tale I'll not soon forget." —, 5-star rating, Gold Star Award 
• "In a time when copycats abound, Mangum has created a unique story with interesting characters and an intriguing plot."—Deseret News

This one is from Netgalley!  Here is the description form Goodreads:

Jael Thompson has never really fit in. She’s changed schools too many times to count. The only family she’s ever known is her father, a bitter ex-priest who never lets her date and insists she attend the strictest Catholic school in Seattle. And her mother—well, she was a five thousand year old demon. That doesn’t exactly help.

But on her sixteenth birthday, her father gives her a present that brings about some unexpected changes. Some of the changes, like strange and wonderful powers and the cute skater boy with a knack for science, are awesome. But others, like the homicidal demon seeking revenge on her family? Not so much.

Steeped in mythology, this is an epic tale of a heroine who balances old world with new, science with magic, and the terrifying depths of the underworld with the ordinary halls of high school.

Here is my week!  I hope you had some fun books come in your ebox and mailbox.


  1. the forgotton locket looks really good! enjoy!

  2. Got Misffit too!
    And the Forgotten Locket has great cover!

    Happy Reading!
    Splash of our Worlds Mailbox

  3. Nice books! Enjoy :)
    Check out my IMM post!
    Happy Reading!


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