add it to the list [22]

add it to the list is inspired by In My Mailbox hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren

Crown Publishing, 2006
borrowed from my local library. HOLLA.
in a sentence or so: um, the title kinda says it all. but it's mostly interview from different people sharing how things went down.
why i'm interested: hello, ZOMBIES.

Putnam Publishing, 2009
borrowed from my mother in law! 
in a sentence or so: three women come together for a project that will shake their town, and reshape their lives.
why i'm interested: i've heard good things about this book, and i love multiple narrators.

Little, Brown 2011
borrowed from a friend at work!
in a sentence or so: Tina Fey's memoir.
why i'm interested: it's Tina Fey's memoir. LOVE YOU LIZ LEMON.

Little, Brown September 2011
received a copy from Little, Brown
in a sentence or so: two friends are determined to find out the truth about the mysterious murders that changed their lives forever.
why i'm interested: murder mystery, twists and turns, serial killer...yeah, i'm interested.

Poppy, September 2011
received a copy from Little, Brown
in a sentence or so: girlfriends impose a massive cock-block to their boyfriends. based on Lysistrata by Aristophanes.
why i'm interested: the internet is crawling with wonderful reviews, the battle of the sexes element is interesting to me, and i hear the writing is spot on. let's go!

Little, Brown 2010 (new cover released September 2011)
received a copy from Little, Brown. 
blog tour coming up!
in a sentence or so: Jacob's escape to a fantasy world turns to tragedy when his brother is cursed. 
why i'm interested: it's a FANTASY novel with a MALE lead and involves FANTASY worlds. yeah, it's kind of the perfect storm. also, it sounds a little dark. yes, please!

a tote from Powell's Books from my friends Eriks and Elizabeth! thanks, dudes.

books added to the Kindle list!

received copy from author
in a sentence or so: a retelling of Pride and Prejudice with a modern twist.
why i'm interested: i adore Pride and Prejudice. plus, the cover rocks my world. 

in a sentence or so: a girl who's actually a dragon is on the run. starcrossed love ensues.
why i'm interested: you had me at dragons.

in a sentence or so: after getting caught in the backseat of a car, a girl struggles to shed the bad reputation and be who she really is.
why i'm interested: the idea of overcoming such oppressive obstacles and resilience is always intriguing to me.

in a sentence or so: three girls make their way as socialites in the late 1920s.
why i'm interested: i adored The Luxe series and i'm ready for some more historical fiction from Anna Godberson!

a SIGNED COPY of Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness.
from Candlewick Publishing.
their way of saying "Thank You" for a little something i'm helping them out with. but what, i wonder...(HUGE FORESHADOWING)





Lisa is a gamer, crafter, fangirl, mother, wife and unabashed nerd who is pretty ridiculous and it's best you know that up front. When she's not binge watching Netflix or crafting into the wee hours of the night, you can find her spending a lot of her time on Pinterest and Twitter.

11 comments:

  1. I loved Remembrance! Oh, and Firelight is awesome. Enjoy all your books.

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  2. I want to read The Help so bad!!! And I got Bright Young Things too :) Great mailbox and I hope you enjoy all you got!

    Here's my IMM!

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  3. I just got The Shattering too! I'm really excited to dig in! Also, I'd seen Remembrance around, but didn't realize it was a Pride and Prejudice retelling?! I'm IN!!!

    Plus, I just finished reading Firelight last week. I hope you like it! :)

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  4. The Help and Bossypants are FANTASTIC! :) Enjoy them!!

    I also love the Luxe series, and picked up Bright Young Things last week.. can't wait to read 'em :)

    Here's my IMM!

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  5. Wow, you have had a great week and there's plenty of books I really want to dive into as well! I hope they're all awesome. :) My IMM can be found here!

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  6. Nice pile of books!! Check out my IMM

    http://paigebradish1996.blogspot.com/2011/09/in-my-mailbox-vlog-3.html

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  7. I just got the help myself! I'm hoping to read it soon.

    Happy reading!
    My IMM!

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  8. Wow great books this week. They sound really good. Im loving the new Reckless cover. Happy Reading.
    check out my IMM tom if you get a chance.

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  9. OH. MY. WORD.

    i'm not even going any further with this.

    ~Asheley

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  10. What a great selection! I heard great things about Shut out. Enjoy your new books! :)

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  11. Bossypants and The Help are fantastic! Definitely 2 of my favorites!

    Haha! I was just talking to a friend about World War Z! Hope you enjoy it!

    Happy reading!

    Please check out my IMM!

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