Sunday, June 10, 2012

In My Mailbox - # 7

In My Mailbox is a weekly post hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren where bloggers can discuss the books we got in the mail this week.

What I Didn’t Say

By: Keary Taylor

Published: April 30th 2012 by CreateSpace

326 pages

Source: Publisher via NetGalley

Goodreads description—Getting drunk homecoming night your senior year is never a good idea, but Jake Hayes never expected it all to end with a car crash and a t-post embedded in his throat.

His biggest regret about it all? What he never said to Samantha Shay. He’s been in love with her for years and never had the guts to tell her. Now it’s too late. Because after that night, Jake will never be able to talk again.

When Jake returns to his small island home, population 5,000, he’ll have to learn how to deal with being mute. He also finds that his family isn’t limited to his six brothers and sisters, that sometimes an entire island is watching out for you. And when he gets the chance to spend more time with Samantha, she’ll help him learn that not being able to talk isn’t the worst thing that could ever happen to you. Maybe if she’ll let him, Jake will finally tell her what he didn’t say before, even if he can’t actually say it.

(Amazon | Goodreads)

God, Girls, and Guys: Answers to Questions on Dating and Relationships

By: Robin Marsh & Lauren Nelson

Expected Publication: August 1st 2012 by Harvest House Publishers

Source: Publisher via NetGalley

Amazon description--Following their popular devotional for teen girls, God, Girls, and Getting Connected, award-winning news anchor Robin Marsh, and Miss America 2007, Lauren Nelson, now help young women shape a healthy, biblical perspective on dating, emotions, and love.

With humor, Christ-centered counsel, and straight-talk to girls, Robin and Lauren share openly about their early dating misconceptions and their discovery of God’s Word as the best guide for every girl. Personal stories and relevant chapter topics encourage and empower young women to make smart, godly choices.

What is love?

How do I become the girl God wants me to be?

What does godly dating look like?

How far is too far?

What's he really thinking?

Does a perfect guy or perfect relationship exist?

This fresh resource honors the dreams and questions of today’s girl with a clear look at God’s hope for their heart.


I plan to purchase Richelle Mead's The Golden Lily and Kristin Cashore's Fire this week. But I'll feature them more once I've actually bought them.


  1. Oooh this is my first time hearing about What I Didn't Say and now I really want to go out and find it too!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog!
    New follower :)

  2. I plan on getting both Fire and Bitterblue in the near future, too! But I have to reread Graceling again first. What I Didn't Say sounds interesting. It sounds like there's the potential for corniness, but the reviews I've read seem positive so I hope it's a great read!

    1. Yeah, I'm interested to see how it turns out. I'm hoping to get Fire tomorrow and then Bitterblue for my birthday next Thursday! Thanks for the comment and stopping by.

  3. Ooh, I haven't seen What I Didn't Say around before, it looks pretty good! I'll have to check more out on it and maybe add it to my TBR list. =)

    Happy reading! Have a great week!

    1. Sorry for the late response. Thanks for stopping by!

  4. Hope you enjoy the books you got this week! New Twitter follower, @LadyWingsZ. Check out what's IMM!