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October 19, 2015 / Leslie

Mailbox Monday ~ October 19th

AutumnChickadeeMailbox-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.

Another fairly busy week but I managed to carve out a block of time for reading by participating in Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon this past Saturday. Here’s what arrived last week . . .

New Arrivals


Butterflies by Ronald Orenstein and Thomas Marent from Amazon Vine.
From the common swallowtail to the iridescent blue morpho, Thomas Marent’s stunning photographs provide a close-up view of the remarkable family of insects known as Lepidoptera.

The Tears of Dark Water by Corban Addison from HarperCollins.
Daniel and Vanessa Parker are an American success story. He is a Washington, DC, power broker, and she is a physician with a thriving practice. But behind the gilded facade, their marriage is a shambles, and their teenage son, Quentin, is self-destructing. In desperation, Daniel dusts off a long-delayed dream a sailing trip around the world. Little does he know, the voyage he hopes will save them may destroy them instead.

Audio Downloads

From Penguin Random House Audio


Along the Infinite Sea by Beatriz Williams
Indomitable heroines, a dazzling world of secrets, champagne at the Paris Ritz, and a sweeping love story for the ages, in New York Times bestselling author Beatriz William’s final book about the Schuyler sisters.

A Common Struggle by Patrick J. Kennedy
Patrick J. Kennedy, the former congressman and youngest child of Senator Ted Kennedy, details his personal and political battle with mental illness and addiction, exploring mental health care’s history in the country alongside his and every family’s private struggles.

Host by Robin Cook
The explosive new thriller from New York Times bestselling author and master of the medical thriller, Robin Cook, takes readers back to where the genre began, with Coma: what happens when innocent hospital patients are used as medical “incubators” against their will.

How was your week?

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Leave a Comment
  1. Mary / Oct 19 2015 5:39 am

    Butterflies looks like the perfect book for you!


  2. laurelrainsnow / Oct 19 2015 9:49 am

    Oh, so many lovely books! I definitely want to read The Tears of Dark Water and A Common Struggle. Enjoy! Here are MY WEEKLY UPDATES


  3. Silver's Reviews / Oct 19 2015 11:43 am

    Ooooo…you still have flowers that haven’t gotten frozen. 🙂

    The Corban Addison book looks good.

    I am jealous of ALONG THE INFINITE SEA. I love Beatriz Williams’ books.

    Have a wonderful reading week.

    Silver’s Reviews
    My Mailbox Monday


  4. Vicki / Oct 19 2015 11:44 am

    I love the covers of the Addison and Williams books! Have a great week of reading!


  5. Greg / Oct 19 2015 2:59 pm

    Along the Infinite Sea has such a beautiful cover. And the oversized Butterflies looks nice too.

    I like a good medical thriller too sometimes, looks interesting!


  6. nfmgirl / Oct 19 2015 3:36 pm

    The Tears of Dark Water has caught my eye several times over the last couple of weeks. Enjoy your reads!


  7. irene / Oct 19 2015 9:29 pm

    butterflies looks very interesting, enjoy


  8. Suko / Oct 19 2015 11:01 pm

    Enjoy your lovely new books, Leslie!


  9. samstillreading / Oct 20 2015 4:32 am

    Nice audio downloads! The Beatriz Williams looks good!


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