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February 3, 2014 / Leslie

Mailbox Monday ~ February 3rd

WinterCardinalMailbox-smlWelcome to Mailbox Monday, created by Marcia of To Be Continued, a place where readers share the books that came in their mailbox during the last week.

After several years of being on tour with different blogs as the monthly host, the Mailbox Monday Blog is now the permanent home for the meme.


Last week I received a mix of print, ebooks and audiobooks.

Print Books

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Under Magnolia by Frances Mayes from Crown.
A lyrical and evocative memoir from Frances Mayes, the Bard of Tuscany, about coming of age in the Deep South and the region’s powerful influence on her life.

The Weight of Blood by Laura McHugh from Spiegel & Grau.
A dark, gripping debut novel of literary suspense about two mysterious disappearances, a generation apart, and the meaning of family-the sacrifices we make, the secrets we keep, and the lengths we will go to protect the ones we love.

The Divorce Papers by Susan Rieger from Crown.
Witty and wonderful, sparkling and sophisticated, this debut romantic comedy brilliantly tells the story of one very messy, very high-profile divorce, and the endearingly cynical young lawyer dragooned into handling it.

Audio Downloads

From Random House Audio

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HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton by Jonathan Allen
The mesmerizing story of Hillary Clinton’s political rebirth, based on eyewitness accounts from deep inside her inner circle.

Little Demon in the City of Light by Steven Levingston
The thrilling–and so wonderfully French–story of a gruesome 1889 murder of a lascivious court official by a ruthless con man and his pliant mistress, an international manhunt, a sensational trial, and an inquiry into the limits of hypnotic power.

eBooks

From NetGalley

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The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North from Redhook.
Every time Harry dies, he is reborn in exactly the same time and place, a child with all the knowledge of a life he has already lived a dozen times before. No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, and nothing ever changes. Until now.

Buzz Books 2014: Spring/Summer from Publishers Lunch.
Exclusive Excerpts from 40 Top New Titles.

Giveaway

The Crane Wife by Patrick NessThere’s still time to enter to win a copy of The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness:

A magical novel based on a Japanese folk tale that imagines how the life of a broken-hearted man is transformed when he rescues an injured white crane that has landed in his backyard.

Fill out the form on the giveaway post.
US addresses only by midnight February 8th.

 

What are you reading?

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13 Comments

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  1. gautami tripathy / Feb 3 2014 4:41 am

    You have got some interesting books. Hope you like those.

    Here is my post.

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  2. samstillreading / Feb 3 2014 6:15 am

    All of those look great, but I think The Divorce Papers would suit my reading mood at the moment!

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  3. sagustocox / Feb 3 2014 9:12 am

    The Weight of Blood sounds intriguing…happy reading

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  4. laurelrainsnow / Feb 3 2014 10:09 am

    Under Magnolia looks lovely…and I’ve been wanting The Divorce Papers. Enjoy your books! Here’s MY WEEKLY SUNDAY/MONDAY UPDATES

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  5. Vicki / Feb 3 2014 4:14 pm

    I have Buzz Books 2014 too! Enjoy all your books!

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  6. BermudaOnion / Feb 3 2014 5:18 pm

    We got a few books in common. The Hillary Clinton book sounds fascinating.

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  7. Elizabeth / Feb 3 2014 8:19 pm

    Nice mailbox. I like the looks of Under Magnolia.

    ENJOY your books and your week.

    Elizabeth

    Silver’s Reviews

    My Mailbox Monday

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  8. Lucy / Feb 3 2014 11:46 pm

    I bet that HRC book is fascinating. I’ve seen the Divorce Papers around and it looks great. Happy reading and listening!

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  9. Mary / Feb 4 2014 12:20 pm

    The Divorce Papers sounds like a book begging for a film version 🙂 Hope you can recommend it because I think it sounds good!

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  10. Diana Leigh / Feb 4 2014 8:26 pm

    Great haul! I’m looking forward to reading The Weight of Blood. Happy reading!

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  11. Anna (Diary of an Eccentric) / Feb 6 2014 11:58 am

    You got a lot of great-sounding books! Enjoy!

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  12. stacybuckeye / Feb 7 2014 9:47 pm

    The Divorce Papers looks good (maybe it’s the cover?).

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