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May 9, 2011 / Leslie

Mailbox Monday ~ May 9th

Mailbox Monday was created by The Printed Page. It is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their home last week.

Mailbox Monday is currently on tour, hosted by a different blog each month. This month’s host is Mari @ Mari Reads.
I received two books this week. Actually three. The Map of Time came with a copy of H. G. Well’s The Time Machine as it was the inspiration for The Map of Time. I’m really looking forward to reading this one. It encompasses all my favorite genres.

From the publisher for review:

Map Of TimeThe Map of Time
by Félix J. Palma

Spanish author Palma makes his U.S. debut with the brilliant first in a trilogy, an intriguing thriller that explores the ramifications of time travel in three intersecting narratives. In the opening chapter, set in 1896 England, aristocratic Andrew Harrington plans to take his own life, despondent over the death years earlier of his lover, the last victim of Jack the Ripper. Meanwhile, 21-year-old Claire Haggerty plots to escape her restrictive role as a woman in Victorian society by journeying to the year 2000. A new commercial concern, Murray’s Time Travel, offers such a trip for a hefty fee. Finally, Scotland Yarder Colin Garrett believes that the fatal wound on a murder victim could only have been caused by a weapon from the future. Linking all three stories is H.G. Wells, the author of The Time Machine.

A win from Atria books:

Eva Scrivo on Beauty
by Eva Scrivo

From the famed New York City hair & makeup artist and beauty expert, a head-to-toe guide to gorgeous hair and skin, beautiful makeup, and a healthier body and mind.


Leave a Comment
  1. Mystica / May 9 2011 5:40 am

    Mixed genres here. Enjoy the reads.


  2. Leeswammes / May 9 2011 6:09 am

    Map of Time looks interesting. I love time travel stories. Is this also steampunk? The cover looks like it might be.

    Have a good week!


  3. Mary / May 9 2011 7:00 am

    I hope Map of Time is good since it’s the start of a trilogy. Enjoy the book win too 🙂


  4. BermudaOnion / May 9 2011 7:50 am

    I bet my husband and son would love The Map of Time! Happy reading!


  5. Beth(bookaholicmom) / May 9 2011 8:16 am

    The Map of Time looks interesting. Time travel seems to be a popular subject these days. It does lend itself to great storylines!


  6. Jules / May 9 2011 10:27 am

    I want to read the map of time!! I love the cover.


  7. Anna (Diary of an Eccentric) / May 9 2011 10:42 am

    The Map of Time sounds really good. Looking forward to your thoughts.


  8. mary Ann Langan / May 9 2011 12:25 pm

    Looks like two different kinds of reads, enjoy!


  9. avisannschild / May 10 2011 11:00 am

    The Map of Time sounds great — hope you enjoy it!


  10. michelle / May 11 2011 1:48 pm

    I got The Map of Time and The Time Machine duo in the mail this week also!! I think it is going to be great.


  11. Julie @ Knitting and Sundries / May 13 2011 8:44 am

    I just finished reading The Map of Time, and boy, are YOU in for a treat! Enjoy your reading week!


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