The Thread by Victoria Hislop came from TLC Book Tours and Harper for a blog tour.
Greece has always intrigued me so this tale of love and loyalty spanning almost 100 years in Thessaloniki is definitely appealing.
A Simple Thing by Kathleen McCleary came from TLC Book Tours and William Morrow for a blog tour.
Moving to a remote place to save her kids but potentially sacrificing her marriage, Susannah's story is one backdrop to this tale of the simple life, friendship, and choices and it totally intrigues me.
As always, if you'd like to see the marvelous goodies in other people's mailboxes, make sure to visit Burton Book Review as she is hosting this month's Mailbox Monday and have fun seeing how we are all doing our part to keep the USPS and delivery services viable.