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June 30, 2014 / Leslie

Mailbox Monday ~ June 30th

hummingbird mailboxWelcome 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.

Here’s what arrived last week:

Print Books


A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman from Atria.
In this bestselling and delightfully quirky debut novel from Sweden, a grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door.

World of Trouble (Last Policeman #3) by Ben H. Winters from LibraryThing and Quirk Books.
With the doomsday asteroid looming, Detective Hank Palace has found sanctuary in the woods of New England, secure in a well-stocked safe house with other onetime members of the Concord police force.


The Glass Kitchen by Linda Francis Lee, a win from Mary at Bookfan.
Portia Cuthcart never intended to leave Texas. Her dream was to run the Glass Kitchen restaurant her grandmother built decades ago. But after a string of betrayals and the loss of her legacy, Portia is determined to start a new life with her sisters in Manhattan… and never cook again.

Audio Downloads


Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris Bohjalian from Random House Audio.
A heartbreaking, wildly inventive, and moving novel narrated by a teenage runaway, from the bestselling author of Midwives and The Sandcastle Girls.

I Love You More by Jennifer Murphy from Random House Audio.
One man, three wives, the perfect murder. A scintillating novel of betrayal and conspiracy.


New Giveaway

Save The DateSave The Date by Mary Kay Andrews:

A wedding florist finds love and trouble in this delightful new novel by the New York Times bestselling author of Ladies’ Night.

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How was your week?

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  1. Jess resides here (@frellathon) / Jun 30 2014 2:36 am

    Ohhh World of Trouble I think Quirk is sending that one to me as well. Least I hope so. Love the series


    • Leslie / Jun 30 2014 8:40 am

      Me too! I want to drop everything to read it and find out how the series ends.


  2. Gautami Tripathy / Jun 30 2014 5:20 am

    I want The Glass Kitchen!!

    Have a wonderful reading week!

    Here is my MAILBOX post.


    Here is my What Are You Reading? post.


  3. samstillreading / Jun 30 2014 5:59 am

    I like the look of The Glass Kitchen – I always enjoy those types of novels. Happy reading 🙂


  4. Diane / Jun 30 2014 6:07 am

    The Bohjalian book sound like a great story. Enjoy all


  5. Mary / Jun 30 2014 6:20 am

    I’ve enjoyed a few of Bohjalian’s novels but I’m not sure about this new one – I’ll wait for your review and decide if its for me. Enjoy TGK!


  6. Sheila (Book Journey) / Jun 30 2014 6:35 am

    Every time I see The glass Kitchen I am reminded how bad I want to read that one!


  7. Beth F / Jun 30 2014 7:01 am

    A terrific batch of books!


  8. BermudaOnion / Jun 30 2014 8:06 am

    Great mailbox! The cover of I Love You More cracks me up!


  9. sagustocox / Jun 30 2014 8:16 am

    Enjoy your books.


  10. laurelrainsnow / Jun 30 2014 9:12 am

    I am eagerly awaiting I Love You More…and I love the look of A Man Called Ove. A grumpy Swedish man sounds like a lovable curmudgeon…can’t wait to read your review.

    Enjoy your week…and here’s MY WEEKLY SUNDAY/MONDAY UPDATES POST


  11. Elizabeth / Jun 30 2014 11:31 am

    Very nice mailbox. I want to read THE GLASS KITCHEN.

    ENJOY all your books and your reading week.

    Silver’s Reviews
    My Mailbox Monday


  12. Suko / Jun 30 2014 5:02 pm

    The Glass Kitchen interests me! Enjoy your new goodies, Leslie.


  13. Mystica / Jun 30 2014 5:07 pm

    The Glass Kitchen and Close Your Eyes both are getting a lot of positive reviews. Look forward to yours as well


  14. Nise' (Under the Boardwalk) / Jun 30 2014 8:55 pm

    Close Your Eyes Hold Hands has arrived in many mailboxes this week.


  15. I love the cover for The Glass Kitchen!


  16. harvee / Jul 1 2014 11:36 am

    The Man from Ove sounds delightful, as does the Glass Kitchen. Would love to read these.
    Book Dilettante


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