Monday, February 20, 2012

Mailbox Monday


Mailbox Monday is a gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week and explore great book blogs. February's host is Kim of Metroreader. This week's new books:

The Receptionist: An Education at the New Yorker
Far From Here
The House of Velvet and Glass
Defending Jacob: A Novel
A Walk Across the Sun

35 comments:

  1. I really want to read Defending Jacob....and The House of Velvet and Glass looks really good. Enjoy your reads!

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  2. We have one book in common, and that cover of A Walk Across the Sun is stunning

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  3. You had a great week Diane! The Receptionist sounds like a book I would enjoy. Hope you enjoy all your books!

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  4. Nice mailbox. I have seen a lot of The House of Velvet and Glass. Looks like that one is going on my tbr list.

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  5. I'm so excited to read The House of Velvet and Glass!

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  6. I really enjoyed Far from Here; Baart is a gifted writer

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  7. Some great titles here, can't wait to read your reviews. I have a Baart novel on my bookshelf, I need to read it!

    Have a great week.

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  8. I've heard great things about Defending Jacob. I have A Walk Across the Sun on my tbr list. Happy reading!

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  9. Enjoy your new books! Those look good to me...
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  10. These are all new to me books, the Howe book sounds intriguing as well as The Receptionist.

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  11. I also got Defending Jacob on audio, and have heard so many great things about it. I hope that you enjoy it and all your other new reads!

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  12. I'm loving the covers of the books you received!!!

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  13. Enjoy your new books...I also received Velvet and Glass.

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  14. WOW, I likes the looks of most of these!

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  15. The Receptionsit sounds fascinating! I also think Far from Here sounds quite good!

    Enjoy your new books, Diane!

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  16. I am envious of the Howe book. I really enjoyed her last book!

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  17. We got several of the same titles. I hope you love them all.

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  18. Oh, yay for you too for getting the Howe book. Hope it's as good as her first. Have a good week, Diane, and happy reading!

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  19. A great reading week ahead, enjoy!

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  20. Hi Diane,

    What a great selection and so many different genres. All are new authors to me.

    I guess the only two I wouldn't really be too interested in are;'The House Of Velvet And Glass' and 'A Walk Across The Sun'.

    The others are definitely going onto my reading list and I hope that you enjoy them all.

    Yvonne

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  21. I know you aren't supposed to judge a book by its cover, but I would pick up a lot of these because I love the covers.

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  22. The House of Velvet and Glass has a gorgeous cover. Have a great week!

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  23. Wonderful mailbox! I'm not familiar with any of these titles.

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  24. The House of Velvet and Glass sounds good and I want to read Defending Jacob. I'm going to be reading The Good Father which sounds like it has a similar plot.

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  25. I must say those five books are quite diverse! I'm particularly intrigued by The Receptionist! I love that the cover immediately evokes The New Yorker. Defending Jacob has been getting amazing press too, and I'm eager to hear your thoughts. Happy reading!

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  26. Yours is another mailbox with Katherine Howe's latest book. I'm jealous :-) Can't wait to read it.

    Enjoy all your new books.

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  27. I was reading about Defending Jacob in Sunday's paper and it sounded good. I am jealous of the Howe book!

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  28. These are all new to me! Enjoy your new books!

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  29. I think they all look good, Diane. Have a great week!

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  30. The House of Velvet and Glass got my attention. I'm curious now! Very nice set of books!

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  31. I just finished reading "Come to the Edge" by Christina Haag about her love affair with John F. Kennedy, Jr. It's some of the most exquisite writing I've ever read and gives insight in the man I watched grow from a child that allowed me to finally understand why he was piloting that plane that day. The book is absolutely beautiful.

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  32. Oh … I heard Defending Jacob is good.

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  33. Defending Jacob does sound good. Happy reading!

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