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February 1, 2016 / Leslie

Mailbox Monday ~ February 1st

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.

New Arrivals

Just one new book last week and one I am very much looking forward to reading. Look at all those lovely birds on the cover! I’m pretty sure I can relate to a character that is obsessed with birds.

The Atomic Weight of Love by Elizabeth J. Church from Algonquin Books.
For Meridian Wallace–and many other smart, driven women of the 1940s–being ambitious meant being an outlier. Ever since she was a young girl, Meridian had been obsessed with birds, and she was determined to get her PhD, become an ornithologist, and make her mother’s sacrifices to send her to college pay off. But she didn’t expect to fall in love with her brilliant physics professor, Alden Whetstone. When he’s recruited to Los Alamos, New Mexico, to take part in a mysterious wartime project, she reluctantly defers her own plans and joins him.

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  1. Pat @ Posting For Now / Feb 1 2016 5:05 am

    This does look like one you will relate to (LOL). Enjoy your new book, Leslie.


  2. laurelrainsnow / Feb 1 2016 9:59 am

    I think this book was written for you, Leslie! Thanks for sharing and enjoy. Here are MY WEEKLY UPDATES


  3. Jessica @ Like Bears to Honey / Feb 1 2016 10:30 am

    This looks amazing! I’ll have to add this book to my list, thank you for sharing! How did you hear about this book?


  4. Lucy / Feb 1 2016 12:01 pm

    Looks like your kind of book! And from the description I think it’s my kind of book too. Hope you enjoy!


  5. Suko / Feb 1 2016 9:53 pm

    This is the perfect book for you, Leslie! It looks wonderful.


  6. JaneGS / Feb 3 2016 7:01 pm

    I have to read this! Love the premise, the title, and the cover 🙂


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