In My Mailbox Feb. 22-28

In My Mailbox was created by The Story Siren. All summaries are from B&N.

The Luxe by Anna Godbersen (borrowed from the library)

Beautiful sisters Elizabeth and Diana Holland rule Manhattan’s social scene. Or so it appears. When the girls discover their status among New York City’s elite is far from secure, suddenly everyone—from the backstabbing socialite Penelope Hayes, to the debonair bachelor Henry Schoonmaker, to the spiteful maid Lina Broud—threatens Elizabeth’s and Diana’s golden future.

In a world of luxury and deception, where appearance matters above everything and breaking the social code means running the risk of being ostracized forever, five teenagers lead dangerously scandalous lives. This thrilling trip to the age of innocence is anything but innocent.

Absolutely Maybe by Lisa Yee

Meet Maybelline Mary Katherine Mary Ann Chestnut, named for two Miss Americas and her mother Chessy’s favorite brand of mascara. Chessy teaches the students in her charm school her Seven Select Rules for Young Ladies, but she won’t tell Maybe who her real father is — or protect her from her latest scuzzball boyfriend. So Maybe hitches a ride to California with her friends Hollywood and Thammasat Tantipinichwong Schneider (aka Ted) — and what she finds there is funny, sad, true, and inspiring . . . vintage Lisa Yee.


13 Responses to In My Mailbox Feb. 22-28

  1. Oh! I love the Luxe series!! Hope you enjoy it!

  2. Erika Lynn says:

    Both great books! I really want to read Absolutely Maybe too. Happy reading!

  3. vania says:

    i’ve been meaning to get luxe to read looks really good.

  4. TheBookworm says:

    I’m going to have to put in a InterLibrary Loan request for Luxe. I love the covers to Luxe, Rumors, and Envy… I just have yet to read them! 🙂

  5. rimasbookjournal says:

    I’ve been thinking about reading the Luxe series also! The covers are pretty.

  6. The Brain Lair says:

    I totally love the Luxe series and can barely wait until October for the final book, Splendor. I also bought Absolutely, Maybe but I haven’t read it yet. Look forward to your reviews.

  7. Ah, I want to read Absolutely, Maybe. Love the cover.

  8. Amy says:

    i’ve heard ppl love the luxe, but it seems like a 18th century gossip girl-not my style. but the 2nd one looks good!

  9. Bookworm says:

    I loved The Luxe and look forward to beginning Absolutely Maybe–I love Lisa Yee!

  10. Marie says:

    I haven’t read either of these yet! Look fun though!

  11. Genevieve says:

    oooh, I checked out Luxe yesterday also. I’ve heard so many good things about it.

  12. Nancy says:

    The Luxe is a great book and the beginning of an awesome series. It is one of my favs

  13. bella aire says:

    I really liked both of these. And I just realized that the NSCGs have reviewed both! I hope you enjoy them as much as we did.

    ~bella aire~

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