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Hello fellow readers and bloggers! Sorry I'm late getting the post up this week. Life Since the last three days, my husband and I have been down with the sniffles, congestion, and occasionally fever as well. My husband took a test and thankfully it was negative. It doesn't make it feel any more bearable though - I spent much of yesterday sleeping - but today it looks like I'm on the bend. I just hope the kids don't catch it too. Not much of significance this week. The husband and I have been talking about investing in real estate for a while. We had been looking at properties for weeks and had put in offers for couple of them this past week. One of them didn't pan out but the other did. So we are pretty excited about starting this new chapter. Shopping for an investment property is such a complete different ballgame from buying a  house. For starters, it doesn't help to visualize living in the property simply because my needs could be different from those of a t

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! :)