In My Mailbox highlights all the good stuff we've received throughout the week. It is hosted by Kristi The Story Siren. First off, Merry Christmas everyone!! I hope everyone received what they wanted. Most of my family is in Florida for Christmas so we're all going to get together to open gifts next weekend when they come back. So it was just me and James :) This was a slow week for books for me. Just one but I'm excited about it!
Publication Date: August 20, 2010
Summary from Amazon:
Sixteen-year-old Yara Silva has always known that ghosts walk alongside the living. Her grandma, like the other females in her family, is a Waker, someone who can see and communicate with ghosts. Yara grew up watching her grandmother taunted and scorned for this unusual ability and doesn't want that to be her future. She has been dreading the day when she too would see ghosts, and is relieved that the usually dominant Waker gene seems to have skipped her, letting her live a normal teenage life. However, all that changes for Yara on her first day at her elite boarding school when she discovers the gene was only lying dormant. She witnesses a dark mist attack Brent, a handsome fellow student, and rushes to his rescue. Her act of heroism draws the mist's attention, and the dark spirit begins stalking her. Yara finds herself entrenched in a sixty-year-old curse that haunts the school, threatening not only her life, but the lives of her closest friends as well. Yara soon realizes that the past she was trying to put behind her isn't going to go quietly.
What good stuff did you get??