Monday, February 21, 2011

Mailbox Monday: Feb. 14th - 19th, 2011

It's Mailbox Monday time! Mailbox Monday is going on tour and February is being hosted by Library of Clean Reads! Mailbox Monday is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week (checked out library books don’t count, eBooks and audio books do). Warning: Mailbox Monday can lead to envy, toppling TBR piles and humongous wish lists!

I'm currently in the midst of enjoying a nice, relaxing, three-day weekend! Here in the US it's President's Day Weekend. We didn't go anywhere this time and it's been incredibly rainy this weekend so what did I do a lot of the time? Read! It's been pretty good for the old TBR pile!

Here's what came in the mailbox this week:

From Philomel Books:
1. Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

From Crown Publishers:
2. Radio Shangri-La: What I Learned in Bhutan, The Happiest Kingdom on Earth by Lisa Napoli

From Doubleday:
3. The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady by Elizabeth Stuckey-French

From Pamela Dorman Books:
4. The Silver Boat by Luanne Rice

From LibraryThing EarlyReviewers:
5. Dreaming in English by Laura Fitzgerald
So have you heard of any of these? Which do you think I need to read first? What did you get?


  1. What a great collection! I particularly like the cover of Radioactive Lady, although I am most drawn to 'Between Shades of Gray', so I think you should read that first. I haven't read any of them but look forward to reading your reviews!

  2. I haven't heard of any of these books, but I am leaning towards that last one. That one seems the best

  3. Revenge of the Radioactive Lady looks fun....Hope you enjoy your week.

  4. Dreaming In English has an amazing cover! Enjoy all these awesome looking books :)

  5. I enjoyed Radio Shangri-La and appreciate an occasional non-fiction diversion. I'm eager to hear your thoughts on the Radioactive Lady; it seems unique and interesting!

  6. There are some gorgeous covers there! I'm intrigued by the title of Revenge of the Radioactive Lady.

    Enjoy your reading.

  7. I don't think I've heard of any of those books, but I do like the covers, especially the cover for Between Shades of Gray. I hope you enjoy them all!

  8. Your mailbox was fantastic last week. I just read Shades of Gray and cannot tell you how wonderful it is. Make sure you have tissues handy when you read it.

  9. What a great mailbox!! Enjoy!

  10. I have heard of many of these but haven't read any yet. Radio Shang ri la sounds interesting - can't beat the happiest place on earth, right?

  11. I enjoyed Radio Shangri-La. Enjoy all your books

  12. I've heard good things about Between Shades of Gray. Hope you enjoy it. Happy reading.

  13. I *think* I might have heard of Dreaming in English... The others are new. The only new to me book that came into my house last week was a collection of short stories by FlanneryO. Not by mailbox; bought this one.

  14. All of your books really catch my eye. I think they are all going on my wish list. Can't wait to see what you think of all of them!

  15. I just read about Between Shades of Gray today...and I so want to read that book. It looks amazing!


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