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Sunday, February 15, 2009

In My Mailbox (2)

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Okay, this week was kind of slow, but here are the two books i got, both from the book store:

Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella: Rebecca Bloomwood just hit rock bottom. But she's never looked better....Becky Bloomwood has a fabulous flat in London's trendiest neighborhood, a troupe of glamorous socialite friends, and a closet brimming with the season's must-haves. The only trouble is that she can't actually afford it—not any of it. Her job writing at Successful Savings not only bores her to tears, it doesn't pay much at all. And lately Becky's been chased by dismal letters from Visa and the Endwich Bank—letters with large red sums she can't bear to read—and they're getting ever harder to ignore. She tries cutting back; she even tries making more money. But none of her efforts succeeds. Becky's only consolation is to buy herself something ... just a little something....Finally a story arises that Becky actually cares about, and her front-page article catalyzes a chain of events that will transform her life—and the lives of those around her—forever

I just had to buy this book before i saw the movie! Can't wait to read it!

The Vampire Diaries: The Return Volume 1: Nightfall by L. J. Smith:

Elena Gilbert is alive—again. When Elena sacrificed herself to save the two vampire brothers who love her—the handsome, brooding Stefan and the sleek and dangerous Damon—she was consigned to a fate beyond death. Until a powerful supernatural force pulled her back. Now Elena is not just human. She has powers and gifts that were bestowed on her in the afterlife. What's more, her blood pulses with an overwhelming and unique force that makes her irresistible to any vampire. Stefan wants to find a way to keep Elena safe so that they can make a life together. Damon, however, is driven by an insatiable desire for power, and wants Elena to rule as his princess. When Stefan is lured away from Fell's Church, Damon seizes his chance to convince her that he is the brother she is meant to be with. . . . But a darkness is infiltrating the town, and Damon, always the hunter, is now the hunted; he becomes the prey of a malevolent creature that can possess him at will, and who desires not just Elena's blood but her death. i finished reading this two days ago; it was amazing! I will review it as soon as i can!

Thanks guys! Dont forget to post your 'In My Mailbox' for this week! I'll be looking around!

Also, check out Sarah Dessens blog; she posted a VLog of her reading an excerpt of her new highly-anticipated novel Along for the Ride! Check it out!



prophecygirl said...

The Shopaholic series is so so good. Very funny. Hope you enjoy!

Bookworm said...

I can't wait to see the Shoapholic movie. I haven't read any of the books, but they all look adorable!

stargirlreads said...

confessions of a shopaholic is great

the story siren said...

thanks for participating in In My Mailbox! i'm so jealous of vamp. diaries!


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