Sunday, March 28, 2010

Mailbox Monday


Mailbox Monday is a fun meme where bloggers reveal the books that arrived at their house (by mail) over the past week. Thanks to Marcia of The Printed Page. 

 (Received from publishers for review)
Good To a Fault; Marina Endicott (Harper); So Much for That; Lionel Shriver; (Harper); Shadow Princess; Indu Sundaresun; (Simon and Schuster) Lonely; Emily White (Harper Collins)


 
Giveaway Wins (Thanks to Debbie, Kim and Viv)
Lotus Eaters  (below) was also a win from Kristen.

 
 (Received from Publishers for review)
 Heaven; Lisa Miller (Harper Coliins); Finishing Touches; Browne  and The Blue Orchard; (Simon and Schuster); Backseat Saints; J. Jackson (Amazon Vine); The Map of True Places; B. Barry (Shelf Awareness/William Morrow

47 comments:

  1. Every single book you got looks good to me! Enjoy! I hope tomorrow goes extremely well for you.

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  2. You got some amazing books!! Thaw and Drood are on my TBR!

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  3. That is some seriously awesome loot!

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  4. Your mailbox was overflowing with such great books!! Enjoy!!

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  5. Wow - these all look great! Isn't Shelf Awareness awesome?! I also got Map of True Places and can't wait to read it!

    I also want to read Backstreet Saints - can't wait for your review!! :)

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  6. Your mailbox was filled with lots of good stuff last week!

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  7. Diane, these look good. I am currently reading The Lotus Eaters.

    Good luck at your new job tomorrow; do they know about your book blog?

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  8. Wow - that's an impressive haul! Can't say I'm not a little jealous...

    Enjoy!

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  9. Brunonia Barry's latest has been whispering to me...louder and louder. So far, I've been able to resist!

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  10. WOW! That's a lot to come in one week! So many of them look good, I'm so guilty of judging books by their cover and title!

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  11. I haven't seen or heard of any of these books, so I look forward to your thoughts. Enjoy!

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  12. Wow, I haven't read any of these but ALL of them look amazing! Lucky you - enjoy :)

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  13. Wow! A ton of books. Drood is on my wishlist. I hope you enjoy it. My MM is here.

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  14. What a mailbox! I'm green with envy. I see the book by Brunonia and The Lotus Eaters. Happy reading!

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  15. Great selection! I look forwar to your thoughts on So Much For That, Thaw and Good to a Fault especially.

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  16. My goodness that's a lot of books!! Good luck today...

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  17. Several are on my tbr list. Hope you enjoy them all!

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  18. Glad you received win -- hope you enjoy it as much as I did!

    I also think The Blue Orchard looks like a good read.

    Enjoy all of your books!

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  19. I used to read 12 books a month, which is how many showed up in one week! To say I'm blown away by that is an understatement!

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  20. Mine are Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky; The Know-It-All by A.J. Jacobs (He reads the encyclopedia from cover to cover and writes entertaining anecdotes); Factory Girls by Leslie T. Chang (She chronicles China's 130 million migrant workers who leave their home town to work in the big manufacturing centres.)

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  21. Backseat Saints! I'm jealous! You've got a lot of good ones. Enjoy them!

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  22. Wow, what a week, you must have been giddy with all these goodies coming in. Have a great week!

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  23. Oh my, these all look like great reads! I wouldn't know which one to start first! Enjoy them all!

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  24. Yep, that's a lot of good books. Backseat Driver caught my eye and I am still intrigued after reading about it.

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  25. Fabulous week you had! Congrats on all the great reads. Thanks for visiting The Crowded Leaf.

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  26. Glad to see the book got there safely. I was looking at thinking I have read that, then remembered that I had sent it you. Dumb or what? I hope you having a lovely first day at work.

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  27. All you books look great-you are lucky to have The Lotus Eaters.

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  28. Wonderful mailbox! Congratulations! I like the look of that Gail Collins book "When Everything Changed..." it went on my list!

    Here's my MM:

    http://laurelrainsnowcreations.blogspot.com/2010/03/mailbox-monday_28.html

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  29. What a great assortment! I'll be starting The Lotus Eaters soon for an April tour. Happy reading!

    --Anna
    Diary of an Eccentric

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  30. Great week!

    http://fredasvoice.blogspot.com/2010/03/in-my-mailbox_28.html

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  31. Great books!! Tons of excellent reading! I received a couple from S&S that you received also. They are incredibly generous lately!! Enjoy!

    Here is mine:

    http://cafeofdreams.blogspot.com/2010/03/mailbox-monday-329.html

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  32. I have The Twentieth Wife by Indu Sundaresan which I still haven't read. I'm curious what you will think of Shadow Princess. Enjoy your reads. You got a very good selection!

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  33. I can't believe I've yet to read Drood - it's been on my tbr pile or over a year and it so appeals to me.

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  34. Awesome books! I got the Brunonia Barry book as well and a friend also got it and read it. She loved it so I'm anxious to read it.

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  35. I won Drood from Frances at Nonsuch Book this January; I still haven't read it, but I'm looking forward to the time that I will! Have fun with your mailbox goodies.

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  36. Great haul in that mailbox this week! I really can't wait to hear what you think of Drood. It's on my list and I am so excited about it!

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  37. Nice haul! I've been seeing Drood around and it looks pretty good. Here's my Mailbox.

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  38. Wow, what a great pile of books you got this week. I loved Good to a Fault, so I'm looking forward to hearing what you think of it. Enjoy all your books!

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  39. Wow, you've got some great books there Diane. Enjoy!

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  40. You got so many great books! I started reading The Lotus Eaters today and like it so far.

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  41. I think something is wrong with my blog today. I had a lot of troubles accessing it. I already posted a comment and now I wanted to make sure that it worked, but I see that it didn't so I will say it again: Great books. I will check them out. Happy reading to you!

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  42. You got some great books! I am interested to see what you think of "So Much For That" - it has gotten very mixed reviews.

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  43. Wow, great take, Diane! You've got some really good ones.
    Enjoy them!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog. :)

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  44. Oh, enjoy your books! :-) And see you in a few days with the next Mailbox post!

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