Monday, February 8, 2010

Mailbox Monday - February 8

Mailbox Monday is hosted by Marcia at The Printed Page. To see this weeks list of participants go here.  I had another good week, check out what I received and feel free to leave your links so I can see what you received also and add to my wishlist.  I received a bunch of books this week and most came on Monday.  Sorry for the Amazon links - the image alone wasn't working and this was the one quick and easy way to see the book covers.

ARC/Review Copies of:

The Naughty List

The Naughty List by Suzanne Young
From - 1-ARC-Tours

As if being a purrfect cheerleader isn’t enough responsibility! Tessa Crimson’s the sweet and spunky leader of the SOS (Society of Smitten Kittens), a cheer squad–turned–spy society dedicated to bringing dastardly boyfriends to justice, one cheater at a time. Boyfriend-busting wouldn’t be so bad . . . except that so far, every suspect on the Naughty List has been proven 100% guilty!
When Tessa’s own boyfriend shows up on the List, she turns her sleuthing skills on him. Is Aiden just as naughty as all the rest, or will Tessa’s sneaky ways end in catastrophe?
The Naughty List. Is your boyfriend on it?

Dear Big V 
Dear Big V by Ellen W. Leroe
From: Around the World Tours

Courtney Condon, a funny, off-beat junior, is caught smack in the middle of the war between the Lewds and the Prudes at Delaware-Valley High School. Court's the founder of an abstinence club at Dull-Val. But when she's assigned an Op Ed piece for the school paper that forces her to work with Lance, the major player and hottest guy at school, this up-close and personal contact with Lance throws her into a Whirlwind of Confusion over her chaste ideals. Meanwhile, Courtney's staunchly devout, strict-Catholic mom is pushing her own form of prudishness to the point of alienating the entire family, especially when Mom catches Court in a lip-lock with Lance in his car, right in her very own driveway! Laugh-out-loud funny, Dear Big V illuminates the conflict between hormones and values that teens face every day.  

 Hear No Evil: My Story of Innocence, Music, and the Holy Ghost
Hear No Evil: My Story of Innocence, Music and the Holy Ghost by Matthew Paul Turner
From the Publisher and I will have a giveaway copy also when I post the review

Every Life Has a Soundtrack. 
If you’ve ever had the opening bars of a song transport you back in time or remind you of a pivotal spiritual moment, Matthew Paul Turner’s honest—and frequently hilarious—musings will strike a chord. Straightforward and amusing, Hear No Evil is Turner’s “life soundtrack,” a compilation of engaging personal stories about how music—and music’s ability to transform—has played a key role in his spiritual life.

Groove along on his journey as young evangelical Turner attends forbidden contemporary Christian concerts, moves to “Music City” Nashville, and dreams of becoming the Michael Jackson of Christian music.

Cosmic and compelling, keen and funny, every page is a new encounter with the people, places, and experiences that have taught the music-editor-turned-author some new things about God, forced him out of his comfort zone, and introduced him to a fresh view of grace along the way.
 Alphatudes: The Alphabet of Gratitude
 Alphatudes: The Alphabet of Gratitude by Michele Wahlder
From The Cadence Group

Alphatudes reveals that gratitude is the unexpected, simple secret of living a joyful life. In a world obsessed with negativity, we must deliberately choose to focus on the positive. Alphatudes uses your earliest grade school victory the ABCs to help you achieve a sustainable shift in thinking that leads to contentment, optimism and peace of mind. An alphatude is defined as: a person, place or thing for which one alphabetically expresses gratitude. Filled with vibrant illustrations, Alphatudes takes you on an inspiring 26-step journey where you ll discover how to: heighten your awareness of life s daily gifts; attract opportunities with a positive mind-set; find blessings in difficult situations; and become free from worry, negativity and resentment.
Heavenly by Jennifer Laurens
From Around the World Tours

I met someone who changed everything. Matthias. My autistic sister's guardian angel. Honest. Inspiring. Funny. Hot. And immortal. That was the problem. What could I do? I did what any other girl would do-I fell in love with him. Zoe's sister darts in front of cars. Her brother's a pothead. Her parents are so overwhelmed; they don't see Zoe lost in her broken life. Zoe escapes the only way she knows how: partying. Matthias, a guardian sent from Heaven, watches over Zoe's autistic sister. After Zoe is convinced he's legit, angel and lost girl come together in a love that changes destiny. But Heaven on Earth can't last forever.

The Confident Woman: Start Today Living Boldly and Without Fear 
The Confident Woman by Joyce Meyer
From Faithwords

Bestselling author Meyer encourages women to boldly embrace all that God created them to be by finding their true confidence. She explains that confidence stems from being positive in one's actions, living honestly, and having faith.

 So what did you get in your mailbox this week?


Kaye said...

Such a nice mailbox! Have a great week and happy reading.

Here's my MM

Mary said...

What a great bunch of books. They all look good!

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Great collection of books! You'll keep busy!

My MM:

Kristen said...

You've got a fun collection of books ahead of you. My mailbox is here.

Alayne said...

Nice variety. My mailbox is at The Crowded Leaf.

fredamans said...

Nice loot.

tweezle said...

You received a nice batch of books this week!

If you'd like to see mine, my mailbox is at:

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