A Disobedient Girl by Ru Freeman was a contest win from Jenn at Jenn's Bookshelves.
I love books about other cultures and especially women in other cultures. Sri Lanka is a place that I don't really know much about but which seems exotic and is fascinating to me.
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much by Allison Hoover Bartlett came to me from Lydia at Riverhead Books.
Since I have my own bookish addiction, I can never pass up a good book about books or someone who loves books. And furthermore, I want to own the shelves on the cover myself!
Between Me and the River by Carrie Host came from publicist Lisa at Online Publicist.
This looks like a hard but ultimately rewarding read. Cancer has touched many people I know and their stories are compelling and important not only to make sure we all keep striving for a cure but also so that we can better understand the human, emotional toll this terrible disease takes. I suspect I should have Kleenex handy when I read this one.
As always, if you'd like to see the marvelous goodies in other people's mailboxes, make sure to visit Marcia at The Printed Page and enjoy seeing how we are all doing our part to keep the USPS and delivery services viable.