Sunday, April 4, 2010

In My Mailbox

In My Mailbox is a post where I tell you the books that I received this week either by buying them from the bookstore, going to the library or from my mailbox. In My Mailbox was created by Alea and turned into a meme by Kristi.

The Miles Between by Mary E. Pearson

Destiny Faraday makes a point of keeping a distance from her classmates at Hedgebrook Academy. Routine and predictability help her stick to her number-one rule: Don’t get attached. But one day, with the crumpling of a calendar page and an odd encounter with a mysterious stranger, routine and predictability are turned on end.

Unexpectedly finding a car at their disposal, Destiny and three of her classmates embark on an unauthorized road trip, searching for one fair day – a day where the good guy wins and everything adds up to something just and right. The Miles Between explores the absurdities of life, friendship, and fate – and also the moments of grace and wonder. You never know where a road trip might take you.

Perfect on Paper: The (Mis)Adventures of Waverly Bryson by Maria Murnane

Waverly Bryson is a late-20s successful businesswoman who almost has it all: dream job in Sports PR, two best friends, and a bar where everybody knows her name. What she doesn't have is a ring on her finger, and after being left at the altar, she's in no hurry. Besides, she has plenty of other issues to tackle, including her wayward father, a new rival at work, and an ever-shrinking amount of personal time. To keep sane, Waverly makes a habit of jotting down "Honey Notes," her own brand of self-deprecating wisdom and pipe-dream for a line of greeting cards.

As Waverly stumbles back into the dating scene (no stalkers or jean shorts, please), her personal and professional lives threaten to collide. Perfect on Paper reminds readers that everyone has a bad date (or twelve), and that everyone needs a best friend to tell them, “Honey, you are not alone."

-Amanda

6 comments:

Kathy Martin said...

Interesting titles this week! They both sound good. Hope you enjoy them.

Shera (Book Whispers) said...

They both sound very cute! Hope you enjoy them.

ck.twilighter said...

Great books you got this week!!



Enjoy your reads this week!!
Chasity @
Lovin' & Livin' Life in the 808

LovesSam said...

I've never heard of either of these titles but they both have such cool covers. Hope you enjoy them all

Maria the Bookworm said...

Ohhh, nice books :D

Lori said...

I hope that you will enjoy your books. Here's mine.