Monday, January 30, 2017

Mailbox Monday - 1/30/2017

 
Mailbox Monday is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week.

Warning: Mailbox Monday can lead to envy, toppling TBR piles, and humongous wish lists!

Mailbox Monday, created by Marcia @ A Girl and Her Books, has a permanent home now at Mailbox Monday.
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Every week Mailbox Monday will have a new linky posted for our Mailbox Monday links at Marcia's Mailbox Monday blog.

Here’s a shout out to the administrators:

Leslie of Under My Apple Tree 
Serena @ Savvy Verse And Wit
Martha of Reviews By Martha's Bookshelf

THANKS to everyone for keeping Mailbox Monday alive.
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I hope you had a good mailbox.
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On Wednesday, January 25, I received:

1.  THINGS WE HAVE IN COMMON by Tasha Kavanagh, courtesy of Emer Flounders, MIRA BOOKS, Harper Collins.

This was a surprise...love surprises.


On Saturday, January 28, I received:
 
1.  THE LAST NIGHT AT TREMORE BEACH by Mikel Santiago, courtesy of Mirtha Pena or Simon and Schuster.

A surprise book, but Amazon says for fans of Stephen King.  

Stephen King isn't a favorite of mine, though.  :)  We will see.




20 comments:

  1. I'm curious about The Last Night. Hope you discover new authors with your new books.

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    1. They both are new authors.

      I am hoping The Last Night isn't too scary. Not sure when or if I will read it.

      Thanks for stopping, Laura.

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  2. Love the covers on both of these. Hope you enjoy them.

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    1. Thanks, Cheryl, and thanks for stopping.

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    1. Thanks, Anita, and thanks for stopping.

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  4. How wonderful to get surprise books! So much fun! Have a great week :)

    Colletta

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    1. It is fun to get surprise books.

      Thanks for stopping, collettakay.

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  5. Hi Elizabeth,

    I like the sound of 'The Last Night...' more than the other one. However, as the author is Portugese and all the biographies about him are written in Portugese and Spanish, I am guessing that this book might be a translation (although I can't be sure) and that doesn't make it such an attractive proposition.

    Still, it is always good to receive surprise books!

    Have a great week :)

    Yvonne

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    1. I have to see about The Last Night...I don't like Stephen King, but I will give it a try.

      Yes...surprise books are such fun.

      Thanks for stopping, Yvonne.

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    1. Thanks, Mary Ann, and thanks for stopping.

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  7. Fun to get surprise books! Hope you love them both.

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    1. It is fun.

      Thanks for stopping, Mary.

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    1. Thank you Emma, and thank you for stopping.

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  9. Both of these seem a bit dark. I'll be interested in your thoughts. Happy (I hope) Reading!

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    1. Things We Have in Common was dark and odd.

      Not sure I will read the other one as it is compared to Stephen King's books.

      Thanks for stopping, Martha.

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  10. I've heard good things about The Last Night at Tremore Beach (though in French translation), and I really want to read it too. I hadn't heard the comparison to Stephen King though, that intrigues me more!

    Happy reading!

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    1. Interesting...I didn't know it was a French translation.

      LOL on Stephen King...he is not an author I read.

      I may give it a try, though.

      Thanks for stopping, Kay.

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