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What I want in my mailbox...{15}

What I want in my mailbox is my version of Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine.
This week I want Guitar Highway Rose by Brigid Lowry & This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers  in my mailbox!
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My name is Rosie Moon. I am nearly sixteen. I'm hungry for a juicy life. I lean out the window at night and I can taste it out there, waiting for me.

Popular and smart, fifteen-year-old Rosie Moon is the quintessential good girl. She also wishes she could be someone else for a while, someone more interesting. Asher Fielding is the mysterious new boy at school who has dreadlocks and a love of Jim Morrison. On the first day of tenth grade, Rosie develops a crush on Asher, and when the two pair up for a poetry assignment they quickly form a bond. When Asher is falsely accused of stealing a wallet at school, he and Rosie decide to escape it all--their families, their school, their ordinary town--and hitchhike up the Australian coast. They know they shouldn't, and that is exactly why they do. Part road story, part love story, Guitar Highway Rose is a thrilling ride for anyone who has ever dreamed about escaping everyday life, even just for a little while.

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I really really really want this book, guys. Like, a whole lot. Because Nomes, of course, had to post a gorgeous review and make me want it. Like she always does. {Btw, you should totally be following her. ;) } Anyway, doesn't it sound dreamy? And the cover font? *le swoon*

Guitar Highway Rose was released in 2006.

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It’s the end of the world. Six students have taken cover in Cortege High but shelter is little comfort when the dead outside won’t stop pounding on the doors. One bite is all it takes to kill a person and bring them back as a monstrous version of their former self. To Sloane Price, that doesn’t sound so bad. Six months ago, her world collapsed and since then, she’s failed to find a reason to keep going. Now seems like the perfect time to give up. 

As Sloane eagerly waits for the barricades to fall, she’s forced to witness the apocalypse through the eyes of five people who actually want to live. But as the days crawl by, everyone’s motivations to survive begin to change in startling ways and soon the group’s fate is determined less and less by what’s happening outside and more and more by the unpredictable and violent bids for life–and death–inside.

When everything is gone, what do you hold on to?

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This freaking book. Courtney Summers + zombies = my head feels full, might explode. I absolutely love love love Cracked Up to Be so when this baby showed up on Goodreads I turned into Gollum briefly and muttered "my precious." Then I smiled a lot and reveled in the genius of the title.

This is Not a Test will be released {hopefully} in June 2012.

What are you waiting for?

"Your Past Life As A Blast"-Okkervil River,