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Mailbox Monday ~ February 23rd

February 22, 2009

If you’re new to Mailbox Monday welcome! Thank you to everyone who stops by Mailbox Monday. Whether you comment or visit I appreciate your taking the time to drop in.

My mailbox had some goodies for me last week.

Historical fiction ~ย False Colours by Georgette Heyer. (Amazon eBook)

Historical fiction ~ A Silent Ocean Away: Colette’s Dominion by Deva Gantt (Amazon)

Historical fiction ~ The Firemaster’s Mistress: A Novel by Christie Dickason (Amazon)

False Colours is the March selection, A Silent Ocean Away is the April selection and The Firemaster’s Mistress is the May selection for the Historical Fiction Lovers book club at Facebook. Contact Jennifer atย Literate Housewife for details.

Fiction ~ The Broken Parachute Man by Robert B. Bolin, M.D. (eBook from the publicist)

Mystery ~ Bahama Burnout by Don Burns (eBook from the publicist)

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What books came into your house last week? Don’t forget to leave a link to your Mailbox post or a list of books if you don’t have a blog.

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52 Comments
  1. February 22, 2009 7:59 pm

    I don’t know these titles but they sound interesting. My MM post is up:

    http://freshinkbooks.blogspot.com/2009/02/mailbox-monday.html

    Thank you and happy reading.

  2. February 22, 2009 8:39 pm

    Put mine up early this week. Here’s what I got! Enjoy your historical fiction.

  3. February 22, 2009 8:43 pm

    I’m up. Thanks, I really enjoy seeing what others have received. http://rannthisthat.blogspot.com

  4. February 22, 2009 9:24 pm

    Hello – The Broken Parachute Man sounds good! I had not heard of it before. My list is up here: http://booksandneedlepoint.blogspot.com/2009/02/mailbox-mondays-2-23-2009.html

  5. February 22, 2009 11:32 pm

    I haven’t read any of those yet!

    Here’s my Mailbox!

    ๐Ÿ™‚ Wendi

  6. February 23, 2009 12:32 am

    The historical fiction titles look fun! Here’s my post:

    http://athomewithbooks.blogspot.com/2009/02/mailbox-monday-february-23.html

  7. February 23, 2009 4:35 am

    Looks like you got some interesting stuff again this week! My post is here.

  8. February 23, 2009 5:03 am

    Must say, I haven’t heard of any of these. But I see you have a Kindle. What are your thoughts on it? Do you enjoy it? I was lucky enough to have a husband who ordered me the Kindle 2 for Valentine’s Day — it should arrive soon and I am just so excited. I hope it is as good as I think it will be!
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    I LOVE my Kindle. It’s a Kindle 1 vs Kindle 2. I’ve had it since last May and it is my preferred way to read a ‘book’. Though I still read paper books I’ve started asking publishers/authors/book reps to send me pdf files instead of paper books. I simply download the pdf file to my Kindle and I’m off reading. It was really nice when we took our winter vacation. No more lugging around paperbacks. I loaded 25 books on the my Kindle and they didn’t weight over 10.3oz. Another major selling point for me is instant delivery of bestsellers for $9.99. That even beats Costco!

  9. February 23, 2009 5:04 am

    Whoops … that didn’t work. here is the link again:
    http://findyournextbookhere.blogspot.com/2009/02/mailbox-monday-february-23-2009.html

  10. February 23, 2009 5:11 am

    Here’s mine!

  11. February 23, 2009 5:48 am

    Wow, you had a fabulous week! The historical fiction really sounds enticing. Here is mine

  12. February 23, 2009 6:10 am

    You had a busy week! My post is up here.

  13. February 23, 2009 6:32 am

    Those are all new to me. I have to check them out. My post is here: http://www.linussblanket.com/2009/02/mailbox-monday-22309.html

  14. February 23, 2009 6:44 am

    Wow, so many books! It looks like you have some great titles. Here is my link.

    http://wrightysreads.blogspot.com/

  15. February 23, 2009 7:10 am

    You got some really good books this past week. I haven’t heard of any of those titles. Looking forward to your reviews. Mine is up on my blog.

    http://cindysloveofbooks.blogspot.com

  16. February 23, 2009 7:48 am

    You are so organized, to already have the next 3 books for the historical fiction book club … good planning! I hope you enjoy them all ๐Ÿ™‚

    My Mailbox Monday is here.

  17. February 23, 2009 8:04 am

    What a great list of historical fiction books!
    My mailbox is up
    HERE.

  18. February 23, 2009 8:06 am

    I haven’t heard of any of your books. I can’t wait to read your reviews.

    http://1330v.blogspot.com/2009/02/mailbox-monday-22309.html

  19. February 23, 2009 9:06 am

    Looks like you got some great books this week, Marcia! Here is what arrived at my house.

    P.S. I love your new look!
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    Thank you. ๐Ÿ™‚

  20. February 23, 2009 9:06 am

    What a busy week ๐Ÿ™‚

    Today’s is my first Mailbox Monday post!
    http://unmainstreammomreads.blogspot.com/2009/02/mailbox-monday-1.html

  21. February 23, 2009 9:06 am

    Historical fiction lovers club sounds like fun.

    My Mailbox is up.

  22. February 23, 2009 9:44 am

    Hi.. Fire Masters’ Mistress is fun!

    Here is my link to my first MM
    http://acircleofbooks.blogspot.com/2009/02/mailbox-mondays.html

  23. February 23, 2009 10:16 am

    Here’s my post:http://bookwormsdinner.blogspot.com/2009/02/mailbox-monday_23.html

    Love your first three selections…historical fiction!!!! My favorite.

  24. February 23, 2009 10:43 am

    You had a great week! My Mailbox post is here. Thanks for hosting!

    –Anna

  25. February 23, 2009 11:41 am

    Happy Monday, everyone! I actually got my MM post up at a decent time, today. ๐Ÿ˜€

    Here it is: http://birdbrainbb.net/2009/02/23/mailbox-monday-february-23/

  26. krin permalink
    February 23, 2009 1:03 pm

    Here’s my post:

    http://krinek.blogspot.com/2009/02/mailbox-monday-february-23rd.html

  27. February 23, 2009 2:07 pm

    It’s been awhile since I’ve done a Mailbox Monday post, so I have a huge list of books here. My poor, poor mailman.

  28. February 23, 2009 2:13 pm

    It was my birthday last week so I have several gems in this post!

  29. February 23, 2009 2:25 pm

    Had to wait and see what today’s mail would bring before I posted. LOL! Here it is:

    http://booknaround.blogspot.com/2009/02/mailbox-monday_23.html

  30. February 23, 2009 3:05 pm

    These sound great. Enjoy!
    Here is what I got in my mailbox this week: http://marireads.blogspot.com/2009/02/mailbox-monday-022309.html

  31. February 23, 2009 3:25 pm

    I didn’t receive any books this past week, but I did receive the Broken Parachute Man and just finished reading and reviewing it.

  32. February 23, 2009 4:31 pm

    I got three this week:

    http://lisamm.wordpress.com/2009/02/23/mailbox-monday-february-23-2009/

    Thanks for posting Jen’s book club picks! I didn’t realize she’d chosen April and May already!
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    Actually Jennifer hadn’t announced the selections yet at Facebook. I blabbed about it here. Jenn and I had traded some emails regarding selection choices and I spilled the beans. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

  33. February 23, 2009 5:36 pm

    Here is my contribution for this week. Some great stuff came my way. Marcia, thanks for the shout out for the Historical Lovers Book Club! I’d be happy to answer anyone’s questions.

  34. February 23, 2009 6:41 pm

    You changed your look. I’m kinda thinking I liked it the other way better though. Sorry.

    My post is here: http://smsbookreviews.blogspot.com/2009/02/mailbox-monday-feb-23.html

  35. February 23, 2009 6:51 pm

    Hi–Just wanted to thank you for sharing your thoughts on the Kindle! I get mine this week and I can’t wait. Thanks for the tip about the PDFs too! And I’m just itching to get some of those hardcovers that I’ve been drooling over but didn’t want to pay full-price for! Can’t really beat $9.99! Thanks for the input.

  36. February 23, 2009 7:46 pm

    I went to a library sale this week and got a big old pile of books. You can find my post here.

  37. February 23, 2009 7:54 pm

    Just one book for me this week!

    http://www.bookconfessions.com/?p=1306

  38. February 23, 2009 8:37 pm

    Here’s mine:

    http://booksandmovies.today.com/2009/02/23/mailbox-monday-february-23-2009/

    Better late than never, right?

  39. February 23, 2009 10:41 pm

    I’m going through severe withdwawls! My mailbox had junk mail and bills all week. No books! Sigh.

  40. February 24, 2009 3:22 pm

    This is the first time I’m participating in Mailbox Monday – and I’m a day late letting you know! Here’s my post.

  41. February 26, 2009 12:30 pm

    Firemaster’s mistress sounds like a good one…

    here’s my post: http://savvyverseandwit.blogspot.com/2009/02/mailbox-monday-18.html

  42. February 27, 2009 6:35 am

    None of these books actually came through the mail, but I posted about them anyway – Mailbox Monday on Friday.

  43. February 27, 2009 7:11 pm

    It was a goo mail week for you book wise, Marcia! I posted my response today.

  44. March 2, 2009 1:48 pm

    Happy Monday everyone! Here is my list. Have a great week!

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