Saturday, August 1, 2009

In My Mailbox (7/27 - 8/1)

It was seeming like nothing was going to show up this week, but today something finally did. My contest win from Katie's Book Blog! I'd have to say that the one I'm looking forward to the most is Coffeehouse Angel. I've heard so many good things about it from a lot of you, so that'll probably be the next book I read after finishing the one I'm currently reading.

Something, Maybe by Elizabeth Scott

Everyone thinks their parents are embarrassing, but Hannah knows she’s got them all beat. Her dad made a fortune showcasing photos of pretty girls and his party lifestyle all over the Internet, and her mom was once one of her dad’s girlfriends and is now the star of her own website. After getting the wrong kind of attention for way too long, Hannah has mastered the art of staying under the radar...and that’s just how she likes it.
Of course, that doesn’t help her get noticed by her crush. Hannah’s sure that gorgeous, sensitive Josh is her soul mate. But trying to get him to notice her; wondering why she suddenly can’t stop thinking about another guy, Finn; and dealing with her parents make Hannah feel like she’s going crazy. Yet she’s determined to make things work out the way she wants – only what she wants may not be what she needs...
Once again, Elizabeth Scott has created a world so painfully funny and a cast of characters so heartbreakingly real that you’ll love being a part of it from unexpected start to triumphant finish.
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Playing With The Boys by Liz Tigelaar

New girl Lucy Malone is heartbroken when she doesn't make the Beachwood High soccer team. Then her coach suggests she put her super-accurate kick to use in another sport- varsity football.
What? Coach Martie wants Lucy to try out for the football team? But she's a girl!
Then Lucy's new friends Charlie and Pickle point out that the cutest guys at the school are on the football team. And being the only female could have its advantages.
Spurred on by her new friends, Lucy tries out for the place kicker and makes the team! She plays her first game, and discovers she loves football. Too bad none of the guys love having Lucy on their team.
Can Lucy overcome the objections of her coach, her teammates, and her overprotective dad to win the big game - and the heart of the starting quarterback?

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Coffeehouse Angel by Suzanne Selfors

When Katrina spots a homeless guy sleeping in the alley behind her grandmother’s coffee shop, she decides to leave him a cup of coffee, a bag of chocolate-covered coffee beans, and some pastries to tide him over, never expecting this random act of kindness to turn her life upside down. The adorable vagrant, Malcolm, is actually a real guardian angel on a break between missions, and now he won’t leave until he can reward Katrina’s selflessness by fulfilling her deepest desire. Fame and fortune seem like the obvious requests, but after two botched wishes, Malcom knows Katrina is hiding something from him. But how can she tell him the truth, when her heart's desire has become Malcom himself?


18 comments:

Lexie said...

ohhh Coffeehouse Angel looks so good! Enjoy!! (now I want hot cocoa!)

~The Book Pixie said...

I really want to read Something, Maybe. Coffeehouse Angel is a great fun book. Nice batch of books. Enjoy!

~Briana :)

P.S. My IMM is up too in case you want to take a look.

katie said...

Yay I am so glad you got them. Enjoy!

The Book Explorer said...

I want to read coffee house angel! Sounds good. =)
Enjoy!

Rebecca said...

Great books you got this week. Coffeehouse Angel sounds really good. Congrats on winning. Enjoy reading your books.

Library Lounge Lizard said...

Great books! I especially want to read Coffehouse Angel...enjoy:o)

Ravenous Reader said...

Great books this week. Coffeehouse Angel was a good read. I hope you enjoy your books, happy reading :)

Reverie said...

I need to read more of Scott's books. I hear nothing but great things!

Carrie said...

I've heard only good things about Coffeehouse Angel. Can't wait to see what you think.

Erica said...

All 3 of those look simply amazing!

Kristen said...

*wants to steal Coffeehouse Angel from you* I know.. I should stop myself. :) It does look delicious. Mmm coffee and angels - perfect combo.

So Many Books, So Little Time said...

Coffeehouse Angel and Something Maybe look great. Enjoy!

Amelia said...

Great books this week! Happy reading!

B.A.M. Book Reviews said...

I want to read Coffeehouse Angel so bad!

-Briana

Michelle said...

I like Cofeehouse Angel the story is very cute. Enjoy your books.

Peace
Michelle (http://windowpane-memoirs.com/)

Hope. said...

All three are great reads--enjoy!

Leslie said...

you're really going to enjoy elizabeth scott's book! all her stuff is really good =)

trishalynn0708 said...

Awesome books. I have heard great things about Something, Maybe. Playing with boys looks good too. happy reading. Here is a link to my books I got last week.