This post is a few days late, but there is a reason! Jolly old Saint Nick brought my momma a Flip video. For some brilliant reason, I thought I could do my premiere In My Mailbox post via video even though video cameras and I have never gone hand in hand. Eventually you might find a video posted here of dear smiling me delivering cheeky zingers about what I got in my mailbox, but sadly not today.
- Black Unicorn by Tanith Lee. I just recently found out that Tanith Lee has another series, besides her fabulous Claidi Journals and just had to have them right away. Luckily, Santa Claus knew that. I can't believe my library didn't have this book when I first discovered Tanith Lee. Actually it still doesn't have them, but now I'm better educated about the wonders of Amazon.
- Spindle's End by Robin McKinley. I have a confession: I have never read a Robin McKinley book. How tragic is that! She seems like my kind of woman, and I am a sucker for fairy tale retellings. I think this is the beginning of something beautiful.
- Ice by Sarah Beth Durst. I recently finished East by Edith Pattou (review to come) and liked that. The fairy tale East of the Sun, West of the Moon is absolutely beautiful and touching. I like different versions of the same story it seems, from Beauty and the Beast to Cupid and Psyche.
- Girl in the Arena by Lise Haines. A little something to tide me over until the third Hunger Games book (soooo.far.away). I have heard good things about it.
- The Maze Runner by James Dashner
- Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pffefer It seems like Thea from the Book Smugglers talks about these books a lot. The first in the Moon series, it follows a high school sophomore as the end of the world comes about. I really am a sucker for a good chaos-filled apocalypse book, so I'm excited for this one. And the protagonist is my age, how lovely.