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Yet another week has gone by with no end in sight for the pandemic. Being able to distinguish weeks became a challenge months ago, so no surprises there. But the weather is getting colder and winter is coming (hopefully not Martin's winter - we had enough of that this year already). I used to love winter, I used to look forward to it. But for the past few years, it has tended to be a very gloomy season. I'm usually just looking forward to it ending. So, this year, it's going to be harder to get through the season, especially since we are all still mostly at home. Mind you, I don't mind the restrictions as they do have a useful purpose, but wish more people followed them well and that we had done a better job when the weather was warmer to keep the virus at bay so that it didn't have to last this long. But that argument probably won't stick anyways, as many countries are now facing second waves. At the end of the day, we really need a vaccine but I hope that isn…

Mailbox Monday -- Mar 01, 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).

Being a very slow month, I didn't go in for too many books, just 7 of them.


  1. The Lonely Hearts Club by Elizabeth Eulberg (I won this one at Kathy's Bermudaonion's Weblog)
  2. Shanghai Girls by Lisa See (I won this one at Julie's Booking Mama)
  3. The Awakening and The Struggle (The Vampire Diaries, #1-2) by L.J. Smith (Giveaway @ A Bookish Way of Life)
  4. The Fury and Dark Reunion (The Vampire Diaries, #3-4) by L.J. Smith (Giveaway @ A Bookish Way of Life)
  5. Sugar by Bernice L. McFadden (This one came straight from the publisher, Plume Books)
  6. The Little Giant of Aberdeen County by Tiffany Baker (I won this one at Kristen's BookNAround)
  7. Through the Triangle by C.P. Stewart (Giveaway @ Tales of Whimsy...)
See what others have bought over the last week!

Comments

Dana said…
I just won a copy of Little GIant of Aberdeen County too, can't wait to read it! I'm so jealous that you got Shanghai Girls!
DCMetroreader said…
I've heard a lot of good things about The Little Giant of Aberdeen County. Hope you enjoy it and the rest of your books!
Enjoy your new books; they look great!

Here is my link:

http://bibliophilebythesea.blogspot.com/2010/03/mailbox-monday.html
Alayne said…
Great haul, I'm thinking of starting the Vampire Diaries. Enjoy! My mailbox is at The Crowded Leaf.
Tales of Whimsy said…
Thanks for the shout out :)

I've been wondering about Shanghai Girls. Looking forward to your review :)
I've been dying to read The Little Giant! Looking forward to seeing your thoughts on it.
I have Shanghai Girls here in a tbr pile. You had a great mailbox. Enjoy all your new reads.
Kristen said…
What an ecelectic collection you have there. I really liked The Lonely Hearts Club and Shanghai Girls plus I have The Little Giant of Aberdeen County here for a read as well.
bermudaonion said…
Wow, congratulations on all of your great wins!
Athira said…
Thanks everyone! :)