Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Book Preview: Beauty Queens by Libba Bray




Beauty Queens on a desert island...now that's funny!








It's the story of a plane of beauty pageant contestants that crashes on a desert island. 

Teen beauty queens. A Lost-like island. Mysteries and dangers. No access to emall. And the spirit of fierce, feral competition that lives underground in girls, a savage brutality that can only be revealed by a journey into the heart of non-exfoliated darkness. Oh, the horror, the horror! Only funnier. With evening gowns. And a body count.

A lot of our students enjoyed the historical fiction series "A Great and Terrible Beauty" by Libba Bray so her fans are likely to also enjoy her new book.  It certainly sounds like a lot of fun, doesn't it?

Thanks to Mary for sending us this in her latest shipment.  Mary has also sent us a lot of other amazing books this week.  Here is the entire list with something for everyone:
  • Prom by Laurie Hale Anderson (we have a lot of fans)
  • Betrayed by PC Cast (House of Night fans will be happy)
  • City of Bones by Cassandra Clare (Yay, we needed this)
  • City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare (fantastic!)
  • City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare (in hardcover!!!)
  • Just Listen by Sarah Dessen (Teens' Top Ten Winner)
  • Before I Die by Jenny Downham (Teens' Top Ten Winner)
  • Incarceron by Catherine Fisher (new cover of a popular book)
  • Beautiful Darkness by Kamie Garcia (in hardcover, YES!)
  • Angel by James Patterson (this series is going to cook in 2012)
  • Blister by Susan Shreve (teen drama in hardcover) 

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