Saturday, February 27, 2010

In My Mailbox (21)

In my mailbox was created and is hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren!

Another slow week. Hopefully the weeks coming will be a lot nicer to me!


Gone by Michael Grant.
Publisher: HarperTeen.
Read my review here. See my fan art here.

It’s a scenario that every kid has dreamed about: adults suddenly disappear, and kids have free reign. In this case, though, it’s everyone 14 and older who disappears, and the harsh reality of such unreal circumstances isn’t a joyride after all. A girl driving with her grandfather plunges into a horrific car wreck; gas burners left on ignite a home with a young child trapped inside; food and medical supplies dwindle; and malicious youths take over as the remaining children attempt to set up some form of workable society. Even stranger than the disappearance of much of humanity ... (Read more here)

Hunger by Michael Grant.
Publisher: HarperTeen.

In the second in a planned six-book series, the children of Perdito Beach, CA, have survived without adults for three months following the FAYZ, a nuclear event that caused everyone over the age of 14 to vanish and an impenetrable barrier to rise for 20 miles around the town. Now their food is almost gone, and in their desperation and fear, the young people are beginning to sort themselves into factions; those without special powers opposing those who have them. To add to the suspense, a terrifying presence that calls itself the ... (Read more here)

22 comments:

  1. Gone! i have 2 read that one i bought a month ago..i think. Happy reading!

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  2. I haven't read these yet, I hope you enjoy them both. :)

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  3. I haven't read this series yet, but I've heard great things! Enjoy :)

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  4. I wanted to read this series for awhile. Enjoy!

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  5. I've read these two books and they are really good. I'm hanging out for the Thired book Lies in this series. Hope you enjoy them.

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  6. I loved Gone but I know a few people who didn't enjoy it. I have Hunger on my TBR pile. I'm really excited to read it. Enjoy!

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  7. This series looks really good. I've been meaning to read it, but I don't own a copy and my library has a waiting list THIS long.

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  8. I have never read anything by Michael Grant. I hope you enjoy them. Happy reading!

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  9. I havent read this series yet, but a lot of bloggers seem to love it. I'll be awaiting you review!!! Happy Reading!!!
    Chioma

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  10. I've heard this series is awesome! I hope you enjoy it :)

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  11. I haven't read these yet. I have the first one though. I've heard they're pretty good. Enjoy Hunger!

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  12. These books look interesting!! I wonder what genre it's in!!! I would love to read your thoughts when you are done-that why I can decide if I want to pick these up!!

    Enjoy your reads!!

    http://lll808.blogspot.com/2010/02/in-my-mailbox-8.html

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  13. I really want to read both of those :) Looking forward to your reviews!

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  14. Interesting books hope you enjoy them. Can't wait to read your reviews on them

    Come check out my In My Mailbox
    http://literarywonders.blogspot.com/2010/02/in-my-mailbox_28.html

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  15. I really tried getting into Gone but I couldn't. Maybe because it was more about setting up the government and etc. I'll have to give Hunger a try!

    Here's what I got this week: http://bookielaura.blogspot.com/2010/02/in-my-mailbox-2-28-10.html

    Have an awesome booktastic Monday! :D
    The Bookie Bunch

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  16. They are both amazing books! Hope you enjoy them as much as I did!

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  17. I want to read Gone and of course the 2nd book if I like the first.

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