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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 -- Mar 08, 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).

I had a good week with four review books on my doorstep.


  1. Fireworks over Toccoa by Jeffrey Stepakoff (from St. Martin's Press)
  2. The Overnight Socialite by Bridie Clark (from FSB)
  3. The Lumby Lines by Gail Fraser (from FSB)
  4. Glorious by Bernice L. McFadden (from Akashic Books)
See what others have bought over the last week!

Comments

I haven't read any of your new books, but I'm hoping you enjoy them. It is always such a nice surprise to open one of the padded envelopes :)
Kaye said…
Fireworks Over Toccoa was pretty good. I like the cover for The Lumby Lines. Have a great week and happy reading. Here's my mailbox
I haven't read any of these books, but they look wonderful!

Here's mine:

http://laurelrainsnowcreations.blogspot.com/2010/03/mailbox-monday.html
bermudaonion said…
You had a nice week! The only book we got in common was Fireworks Over Toccoa. Enjoy!
Alayne said…
Enjoy your books! Happy reading. My mailbox is at The Crowded Leaf.
I have Fireworks Over Toccoa here to be read. All of your new books look good. Enjoy them all!
Tales of Whimsy said…
Overnight Soc. looks so cute :)
Athira said…
Diane, I agree, I always wait excitedly like a kid for the post. :)

Kaye, I loved Fireworks over Toccoa too!!

Laurel, Alayne, thanks! :)

Kathy, thanks, you too have a nice week!

Beth, I loved Fireworks over Toccoa. Hope you enjoy it too!

Juju, I agree! It does!
pussreboots said…
The Lumby Lines looks interesting. My two books are posted here.
I like the cover for Fireworks over Toccoa. Makes me want to look more into it. :-) Happy Reading!
Jenny Q said…
Just read the synopsis for Fireworks...it looks great! Here's my Mailbox.
Athira said…
pussreboots, I agree that the Lumby Lines definitely looks interesting!

Farrah, I love the cover of Fireworks over Toccoa, I spent a lot of time staring at it.

Lady Quinlan, I agree, Fireworks over Toccoa is great!
Kristen said…
Cool cover on The Overnight Socialite. I'm hoping it arrives in my mailbox sometime soon. :-)
Athira said…
Kristen, I love the cover of Overnight Socialite too! :)