Monday, January 14, 2013

Monday Mailbox

A week or two without books makes the week that then comes around with books in the mailbox just that much more exciting. This past week's mailbox arrivals:

The Secret of the Nightingale Palace by Dana Sachs came from William Morrow and TLC Book Tours for a blog tour.

An estranged grandmother and granddaughter go on a road trip together to return some Japanese artwork to the grandmother's long-lost friend and tackle some of their painful history with each other as they travel. Sounds wonderful!

Jujitsu Rabbi and the Godless Blonde by Rebecca Dana came from Amy Einhorn Press and LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

An atheist fashion reporter and an Orthodox rabbi living together as roommates? Truth is stranger than fiction and this looks terrific.

News From Heaven by Jennifer Haigh came from Harperand TLC Book Tours for a blog tour.

Having previously read and enjoyed Haigh's works, including Baker Towers, the setting for this novel of interconnected stories, I am looking forward to this one.

The Sunshine When She's Gone by Thea Goodman came from Henry Holt and LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

It's been a lot of years since my kids had me sleep-deprived but this tale of a couple trying to adjust to a baby, where the husband takes the baby off to the Caribbean on the spur of the moment and without asking his wife about it sounds very interesting.

As always, if you'd like to see the marvelous goodies in other people's mailboxes, make sure to visit Lori's Reading Corner 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.


  1. I liked News From Heaven so I hope you do too. Have a good week!

  2. Those all look great! You won't know which book to start with!

  3. These all look so tempting...hope you have a fabulous read!


  4. I agree....I had no books the week before, and last week I had three. Exciting.

    Enjoy your books.

    Silver's Reviews
    My Mailbox Monday

  5. I am looking forward to reading The Secret of the Nightingale Palace too. The Sunshine When She is Gone has caught my eye!

  6. They all look good, enjoy!

  7. Well, I can see I now have 4 new titles to add to my TBR list! :) Whatever will I do?? LOL

  8. What a great selection of books! I am on the tour for the Secret of the Nightingale Palace too - I love the cover!

  9. Wow! Great books here--I think you will have a blast with these!


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