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Despite so much going on over here between work, house projects, yard work, and just daily living challenges in this pandemic era, I've been able to squeeze in time to read as well, which I'm thankful for, because the news has been abysmal these past few weeks for various reasons and I'm continually worrying about where humanity is headed, even more so than I did before.

A library haul after months...My biggest highlight in books this past week was that the library opened for holds pickup. I'd been checking their website every week to find if next week was going to be the week it opened. So when the notice finally came through last week, I was beyond thrilled. I was also very unsure what books to request from the library since I had gotten very used to reading online. Still, I had a few requested when they called me to schedule a one-hour window for pickup. I did request a ton of books after that though, so I expect a bigger bag this week. 

Some of these are books to rea…

Mailbox Monday -- Jan 11, 2010

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This meme is hosted by Marcia @ The Printed Page. It is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week (checked out library books don’t count, eBooks & audio books do).

Purchased Books



  1. The Client by John Grisham
  2. Open Season by Linda Howard
  3. Copycat by Erica Spindler
  4. Night Sins by Tami Hoag
  5. Magic Hour by Susan Isaacs
  6. Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler
  7. The Survivors Club by Lisa Gardner
  8. Lake News by Barbara Delinsky
  9. The Switch by Sandra Brown

I did go a little crazy when my cousin took me to a local bookstore. Mmm.. Racks and racks of books, how do you just walk out without buying a single book. Now, I intended to buy only two or three, max five. But eventually, I took out 9! Now I need to figure out a way to take these with me to VA, without exceeding my baggage limit. LOL!

See what others have bought over the last week!

Comments

Wrighty said…
Wow! Great choices!! I love every one of those authors. Enjoy them all!
Mary (Bookfan) said…
I read Breathing Lessons a looooong time ago. I think I liked it : )
Have a great week!
Kristen said…
I have the same problem at bookstores. LOL! Enjoy all your new books. :-)
bermudaonion said…
I think books are desperate for a good home, so they latch on to you when you walk into the bookstore. I love Anne Tyler's work. Enjoy!
Alayne said…
Haha fabulous list! Just one for me at The Crowded Leaf.
Marce said…
I'm a new follower just from those choices, 9 books, lol, you will paying extra for those..... Excitement will get us everytime.

Here is mine
http://teawithmarce.blogspot.com/2010/01/mailbox-monday.html
Athira said…
Wrighty, glad you liked them! I can't wait to read them!

Kristen, hard to ignore the books, right?

bermudaonion, that makes me less guilty, LOL! Thanks!

Mary, Alayne, and MarceJ, thanks! :-)
Susan said…
I always go overboard at the bookstore, but there are worse thing to spend your money on, right?
Kara said…
What a nice haul of books!! This week is our library book sale...so I am hoping to get some good deals!!

Bookstores are dangerous!! LOL
Athira said…
Susan, you are so right!

Kara, waiting to see your list of books! :)