11 March 2012

In My Mailbox [3]

**'In My Mailbox' is a meme hosted by The Story Siren, that features books I have received/purchased/borrowed during the week**

.: Bought :.


Article 5 (Article 5 #1) by Kristen Simmons



 New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C., have been abandoned.

The Bill of Rights has been revoked, and replaced with the Moral Statutes.

There are no more police—instead, there are soldiers. There are no more fines for bad behavior—instead, there are arrests, trials, and maybe worse. People who get arrested usually don't come back.

Seventeen-year-old Ember Miller is old enough to remember that things weren't always this way. Living with her rebellious single mother, it's hard for her to forget that people weren't always arrested for reading the wrong books or staying out after dark. It's hard to forget that life in the United States used to be different.

Ember has perfected the art of keeping a low profile. She knows how to get the things she needs, like food stamps and hand-me-down clothes, and how to pass the random home inspections by the military. Her life is as close to peaceful as circumstances allow.

That is, until her mother is arrested for noncompliance with Article 5 of the Moral Statutes. And one of the arresting officers is none other than Chase Jennings—the only boy Ember has ever loved.    



Z by Michael Thomas Ford



 Josh is by far the best zombie Torcher around. At least, he is in his virtual-reality zombie-hunting game. Zombies haven't existed in the real world in more than fifteen years, and the battle to defeat the devastating zombie epidemic is now the stuff of history lessons. Or so it seems.


When Josh accepts a coveted invitation to join an underground gaming league in the dark, forgotten tunnels of the city, he soon realizes that hunting zombies is not all fun and games. Real blood is spilling, members of the team are disappearing, and the zombies in the game are acting strange. And then there's the matter of a mysterious drug called Z...


This darkly thrilling teen novel will have readers holding their breath as they turn every page.




It's a small haul this week, yet somehow I still have a giant TBR pile on my dest...
What's in your Mailbox?

4 comments :

  1. Article 5 sounds awesome! I hope to read it someday! And yes like you my TBR pile is HUGE! I really shouldn't even need/buy/get anymore books for the next month but somehow I keep getting more! Thanks for visiting My IMM!

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  2. Article 5 was a great read! I hope you enjoy reading your books :)

    Happy reading and thanks for dropping by!
    Nick @ Nick's Book Blog

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  3. Article 5 was full of AWESOME! I haven't heard of Z but it looks interesting. My TBR pile is huge too, I don't need anymore books but they just keep accumilating.

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  4. Ooh I loved Article 5!!! Awesome haul!

    Giselle
    Xpresso Reads

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