Monday, August 10, 2009

Three New Books-----

I am so excited! I finally got new books! I love the feeling of getting new stories, even if they are used, just the new reading that you haven't explored before makes them feel new. But these three copies are new, i have a long list of books and i decided to get these this time. I love them and can't wait to read them all.

Title: Blood Jack; Curse of the blue Tattoo.
Author: L. A Meyer
Pages: 488
Young adult/ historical fiction

Plot:After being forced to leave HMS Dolphin and her true love, Jacky Faber is making a new start at the elite Lawson Peabody School for Young Girls in Boston. But growing up on the streets of London and fighting pirates never prepared Jacky for her toughest battle yet: learning how to be a fine lady. Everything she does is wrong. Her embroidery is deplorable, her French is atrocious, and her table manners-disgusting! Then there's the small matter of her blue anchor tattoo. . . .
Despite her best efforts, Jacky can't seem to stay out of trouble long enough to dedicate herself to being ladylike. But what fun would that be, anyway?

Title: Prada and Prejudice
Author: Mandy Hubbard
Pages: 238
Young Adult

Plot: Callie is tired of being a clumsy geek-girl. So during a school trip to London she buys her ticket to popularity: a pair of real Prada pumps. But them she wobbles on the cobblestones, trips in her too-high heels, and conks her head. When she comes to, it's the year 1815!

Luckily she meets kindhearted Emily, who mistakes Callie for a long lost friend. Sparks soon ignite or the nice and not so nice variety between Callie and Alex, the handsome but totally arrogant Duke of Harksbury. Too bad Alex seems to have something sinister up his ruffled sleeve. . . .

Title: Doctor who; The Slitheen Excursion
Author: Simon Guerrier
Pages: 237

Plot: 1500BC- King Actaeus and his subjects live in mortal fear of the awesome gods who have come to visit their kingdom in ancient Greece. Except the Doctor, visiting with university student June, knows they're not gods at all. They're aliens.

For the aliens, its the perfect holiday- they get to tour the sights of a primitive planet and even take part in local customs. like gladiatorial games, or hunting down and killing humans who won't be missed. With June's enthusiastic help, the Doctor soon meets the travel agents behind this deadly package Holiday company- his old enemies the Slitheen. But can he bring the Slitheen excursion to an end with out endangering more lives? And how are events in ancient Greece linked to a modern-day alien plot to destroy what's left on of the Parthenon?

Yet To Read: Granny

Yet To read: is about a book that i haven't read before but i want to. And most plot descriptions are from
Pages: 170
Title: Granny
Author: Anthony Horowitz
"Twelve year old Joe Warden isn't happy. Sure, he's rich, but his parent's don't care about him. His grandmother should make everything better, except that Joe's granny is a nightmare. She's not just physically repulsive, she's horribly mean. Everyone thinks she's just a dotty old woman, but Joe knows the truth. He's seen behind her mask and glimpsed the wicked glimmer in her eyes--She is pure evil. And now she's out to get Joe, unless he can stop her first."

What Book is It?? #9

I wonder if you can guess this quote: beginning or ending paragraph from a book. Suggest the book and author.

Clues- The author is a man, he writes young adult and adult thrillers, this book is #1 new york times bestseller, and this book has sold over 150 million copies.

"The funny thing about facing imminent death is that it really snaps everything else into perspective."

Any Suggestions??