Monday, December 6, 2010

In My Mailbox...

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren. Anyone can participate in IMM and you are not limited to only sharing books that arrive via your mailbox. You can also share books that you've bought or books that you've gotten at the library. You can find more information on how to participate in the In My Mailbox meme by visiting The Story Siren.

This week in my mailbox...

Matched (Matched #1) by Ally Condie

Goodreads Description:
Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander's face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia knows with complete certainty that he is her ideal mate . . . until she sees Ky Markham's face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black.

The Society tells her it's a glitch, a rare malfunction, and that she should focus on the happy life she's destined to lead with Xander. But Cassia can't stop thinking about Ky, and as they slowly fall in love, Cassia begins to doubt the Society's infallibility and is faced with an impossible choice: between Xander and Ky, between the only life she's known and a path that no one else has dared to follow.

I've already finished this fabulous book and what a great read it was! I love powerful stories that have you questioning everything. I highly recommend it!

The Atlantis Complex (Artemis Fowl #7) by Eoin Colfer

Goodreads Description:
Artemis has committed his entire fortune to a project he believes will save the planet and its inhabitants, both human and fairy. Can it be true? Has goodness taken hold of the world’s greatest teenage criminal mastermind?

Captain Holly Short is unconvinced, and discovers that Artemis is suffering from Atlantis Complex, a psychosis common among guilt-ridden fairies -- not humans -- and most likely triggered by Artemis’s dabbling with fairy magic. Symptoms include obsessive-compulsive behavior, paranoia, multiple personality disorder and, in extreme cases, embarrassing professions of love to a certain feisty LEPrecon fairy.

Unfortunately, Atlantis Complex has struck at the worst possible time. A deadly foe from Holly’s past is intent on destroying the actual city of Atlantis. Can Artemis escape the confines of his mind -- and the grips of a giant squid -- in time to save the underwater metropolis and its fairy inhabitants?

I just cracked open this little jewel, but know I won't be disappointed. Whenever Artemis Fowl is concerned, there is bound to be an unmitigated disaster.

That's it for today...I hope everyone had a fabulous weekend!


Laura Pauling said...

Great books to receive in your mailbox this week! I should be getting Wake and Perfect Chemistry this week - hopefully!

salarsenッ said...

Wonderful books. I've seen Matched around a lot. Sounds good.

Stina Lindenblatt said...

I'm waiting for Matched to be sent with Final Sacrifice. I emailed the online bookstore to remind them since I ordered the books back in June, and I don't want my order to be forgot. ;)

Of course we both know which book I'll read first. :D

Jen Daiker said...

MATCHED!!!!! I went to B&N yesterday and picked up two fresh copies of the novel just in time for christmas gifts!!! Little do my sister (and sister-in-law) know they're getting one of the best books EVER!!

Hannah Kincade said...

Matched sounds like a lot of fun! I willl put that on my list.

I skimmed past the Artemis Fowl description because I'm a few books behind and don't want to know anything. Lol!

Jess said...

I still have to read Matched~ thanks for the reminder by way of a review!

Matthew Rush said...

I'm about to start the new Artemis! Yay. And we'll be getting Matched at my house later this month.

Lisa Gail Green said...

I've been on the fence as whether to read Matched, but now you have me intrigued. I'll add it to my TBR list!

LTM said...

I keep hearing about matched... hmm. Might have to check this one out~ Thanks, Renae! :o)

Colene Murphy said...

Can't wait to get Matched. Haven't read any Artemis *hangs head* But I know I need to!

The Golden Eagle said...

I love Artemis Fowl! One of my favorite series, ever. The Atlantis Complex is really good.

Lindsay (a.k.a Isabella) said...

Yay for Matched. I've got that one. I just got the Luxe series today as well. Hmm, I wonder who influenced me on that one. lol.

Jemi Fraser said...

Lucky you!!! I've been dying to read matched, but my TBR pile is too big already!

Melissa said...

I really want to read Matched!!! Ahh!

Natalie Aguirre said...

I can't wait to read Matched. It's on reserve at the library. And I should read the new Artemis Fowl book too. Thanks for reminding me.

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