Sunday, December 11, 2011

In My Mailbox: Dec 11

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren

The Shiver Trilogy by Maggie Stiefvater
" Shiver: Sam's not just a normal boy - he has a secret. During the summer he walks and talks as a human, but when the cold comes, he runs with his pack as a wolf. Grace has spent years watching the wolves in the woods behind her house - but never dreamed that she would fall in love with one of them. Now that they've found each other, the clock ticks down on what could be Grace and Sam's only summer together.
    Linger: Can Grace and Sam last? Each will have to fight to stay together - whether it means a reckoning with his werewolf past for Sam, or for Grace, facing a future that is less and less certain. Enter Cole, a new wolf who is wrestling with his own demons, embracing the life of a wolf while denying the ties of being human. For Grace, Sam, and Cole, life is harrowing and euphoric, enticing and alarming. As their world falls apart, love is what lingers. But can it be enough?"

Shakespeare's Mistress by Karen Harper
 " In Mistress Shakespeare, Elizabethan beauty Anne Whateley reveals intimate details of her dangerous, daring life and her great love, William Shakespeare. As historical records show, Anne Whateley of Temple Grafton is betrothed to Will just days before he is forced to wed the pregnant Anne Hathaway of Shottery. The clandestine Whateley/Shakespeare match is a meeting of hearts and heads that no one—not even Queen Elizabeth or her spymasters—can destroy. From rural Stratford-upon- Avon to teeming London, the passionate pair struggles to stay solvent and remain safe from Elizabeth I’s campaign to hunt down secret Catholics, of whom Shakespeare is rumored to be a part. Often at odds, always in love, the couple sells Will’s first plays and, as he climbs to theatrical power in Elizabeth’s England, they fend off fierce competition from rival London dramatists, ones as treacherous as they are talented. Persecution and plague, insurrection and inferno, friends and foes, even executions of those they hold dear, bring Anne’s heartrending story to life. Spanning half a century of Elizabethan and Jacobean history and sweeping from the lowest reaches of society to the royal court, this richly textured novel tells the real story of Shakespeare in love."

Happy reading!


  1. Hope you enjoy Shiver! Love all of Maggie's books :) Thanks for stopping by!

  2. I hope you enjoy The Shiver trilogy! I've only read Shiver and Linger but quite enjoyed them.

    Happy reading :-D

  3. Enjoy The Wolves of Mercy Falls (Shiver) trilogy! I still need to read Forever but I really enjoyed the first 2!

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  4. I really enjoyed the Shiver series it's great but the opinions are really mixed on it. Hope you enjoy it :)

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  5. I only have Shiver, but I can't wait to read that series. Happy reading!

  6. I loved the Shiver series! It completely engulfed me and transported me into Sam and Grace's world!

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  7. Ohh, the Shiver books are good! I hope you enjoy them!


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