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January 16, 2017 / Leslie

Mailbox Monday ~ January 16th

WinterBirdsMailbox-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.

A variety this week . . .

January is Vintage Scifi Month, and when I saw that The Lathe of Heaven, a classic scifi novel that I never got around to reading, was being re-released in audio, I just had to request it.

Even though I have a backlog of NetGalley reads, I couldn’t resist adding two more. I’ll just have to read a little faster.

New Arrivals


Dragon Springs Road by Janie Chang from William Morrow.
From the author of Three Souls comes a vividly imagined and haunting new novel set in early 20th century Shanghai—a story of friendship, heartbreak, and history that follows a young Eurasian orphan’s search for her long-lost mother.

The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin from Recorded Books.
A classic science fiction novel by one of the greatest writers of the genre, set in a future world where one man’s dreams control the fate of humanity.

From NetGalley


The Wanderers by Meg Howrey
Station Eleven meets The Martian in this brilliantly inventive novel about three astronauts training for the first-ever mission to Mars, an experience that will push the boundary between real and unreal, test their relationships, and leave each of them—and their families—changed forever.

Ill Will by Dan Chaon
Two sensational unsolved crimes—one in the past, another in the present—are linked by one man’s memory and self-deception in this chilling novel of literary suspense from National Book Award finalist Dan Chaon.

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  1. BermudaOnion / Jan 16 2017 10:35 am

    I need to read faster too. Dragon Springs Road looks really good.


  2. Lloyd Russell / Jan 16 2017 10:39 am

    I’ve heard about Le Guin for years but have never read her. Don’t know if I will.


  3. Laurel-Rain Snow / Jan 16 2017 11:10 am

    These all look good…and I am drawn to Ill Will. Enjoy…while reading faster. Here are MY WEEKLY UPDATES


  4. Mary / Jan 16 2017 2:26 pm

    Looking forward to your thoughts on The Wanderers!


  5. Kay / Jan 16 2017 2:28 pm

    I think THE WANDERERS looks good.


  6. Carol / Jan 16 2017 4:20 pm

    Those all look good. I had to add Ill Will to my wishlist. Enjoy!


  7. Silver's Reviews / Jan 16 2017 8:13 pm

    Dragon Spring Road looks so good.

    ENJOY all of your books and your week of reading.

    Silver’s Reviews
    My Mailbox Monday


  8. MarthaE / Jan 16 2017 11:28 pm

    I’ve been listening for Vintage Sci Fi too. I’m not familiar with Le Guin. The Wanders looks good too.
    (I’ve got a long NG list too. Must read faster.) Happy Reading!


  9. Laura @ Library of Clean Reads / Jan 17 2017 8:34 am

    Some days I read super fast and some days I read more slowly. I think the books we read determine the speed. Enjoy your new books!



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