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September 18, 2017 / Leslie

Mailbox Monday ~ September 18th

Welcome 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.


 
Summer returned this week and while I enjoy the warmer weather, I wasn’t happy about the humidity and the need to turn on the air conditioner.

There were no new books in my physical mailbox last week. I did, however, download some new audio books over the past few weeks. I haven’t been requesting much since I have a fairly large backlog of books to read and lately I’ve been finding it easier to listen. And aging eyes are partly the cause. Plus I find it more and more difficult to read comfortably in the evening with the lower light. I guess that is what large print books are for!

Audio Downloads

Fom Penguin Random House.

Quakeland: On the Road to America’s Next Devastating Earthquake by Kathryn Miles.
A journey around the United States in search of the truth about the threat of earthquakes leads to spine-tingling discoveries, unnerving experts, and ultimately the kind of preparations that will actually help guide us through disasters.

The End of Alzheimer’s by Dale Bredesen
A groundbreaking plan based on scientific research and clinical results shown to prevent and reverse AD and cognitive decline by addressing metabolic imbalances with lifestyle modifications.

The Salt Line by Holly Goddard Jones
In the spirit of Station Eleven and California, award-winning novelist Holly Goddard Jones offers a literary spin on the dystopian genre with this gripping story of survival and humanity about a group of adrenaline junkies who jump -the Salt Line.

Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford
From the bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet comes a powerful novel, inspired by a true story, about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle’s epic 1909 World’s Fair.

The Four by Scott Galloway
The acclaimed NYU business professor’s tour-de-force on the true nature of technology’s titans, and what happens next in their struggle to dominate our lives.

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.
Little Fires Everywhere explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, and the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger of believing that following the rules can avert disaster.

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  1. Mary / Sep 18 2017 7:29 am

    The Bredesen book sounds interesting. I’ll watch for your review. There’s so much good buzz about the Ng book lately. It’s on my TBR list. Have a good week, Leslie!

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  2. BermudaOnion / Sep 18 2017 8:43 am

    It looks like you’re in for some good listening. I grabbed Little Fires Everywhere too and plan to listen to it next. I hope we both love it.

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  3. Laurel-Rain Snow / Sep 18 2017 9:14 am

    I also got Little Fires Everywhere. I’m curious about Love and Other Consolation Prizes. Enjoy! Thanks for sharing, and here are MY WEEKLY UPDATES

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  4. Carol / Sep 18 2017 9:55 am

    Enjoy all your books. I keep seeing Little Fires Everywhere today. I like to read on my kindle in the evenings, I admit partly because I can control the font size.

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  5. Silver's Reviews / Sep 18 2017 2:12 pm

    Nice mailbox – enjoy!!

    I LOVED Jamie Ford’s new book.

    The Salt Line looks good….very interesting cover.

    Have a great week, Leslie.

    Elizabeth
    Silver’s Reviews
    My Mailbox Monday

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  6. MarthaE / Sep 18 2017 9:29 pm

    Lots of good books – Quakeland and The Salt Line are two that I find interesting. Happy Reading!

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  7. Suko / Sep 18 2017 11:43 pm

    Many good-sounding books to listen to–enjoy!

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  8. sagustocox / Sep 19 2017 8:35 am

    The new Jamie Ford looks good.

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