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Mailbox Monday: December 28, 2009

Mailbox Monday is hosted by Marcia at The Printed Page; you can look over at her site to find links to other readers’ mailboxes.

My sister lives WAY UP in Maine, and we are able to get together with her and her family only a few times each year.  Yesterday we met for a fun post-Christmas [...]

Mailbox Monday: December 14, 2009

Mailbox Monday is hosted by Marcia at The Printed Page; you can look over at her site to find links to other readers’ mailboxes.

I’ve had four books come into my hands this week, and none of those were via the mailbox

Three of these were all added to my library on Wednesday of last [...]

Mailbox Monday: a little of this, a little of that …

Mailbox Monday is hosted by Marcia at The Printed Page; you can look over at her site to find links to other readers’ mailboxes.

A fun variety of books and accessories came into the house last week:

I won a bookmark in a random drawing at Jeane’s DogEar Diary.  This is two-sided, the picture of the bat [...]

Mailbox Monday: September 28, 2009

How do you like my new mailbox?  Well, I wish it were my mailbox, but it is my photo; I captured it when we were down the Cape this summer.  And, since I took the pic in the late afternoon, and got this ugly shadow, I think I’ll have to go back next summer to [...]

Mailbox Monday: vacation treasure!

Mailbox Monday is a weekly meme hosted by Marcia at the Printed Page.

We’re on vacation, but, as you know, a reader never rests!  We’re always on the lookout for bookish treasures – new stores to explore, books of local interest to discover, and simply the excuse that since we’re on vacation it’s OK to treat [...]

Mailbox Monday: The tome of your life!

Mailbox Monday is a weekly meme hosted by Marcia at the Printed Page.

Today I’m sharing a new doorstop book that I picked up to bring on vacation.  Our neighborhood book group chose Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset to read over the summer; we’ll discuss it at our next meeting in September.

Here’s the publisher’s description of [...]

Mailbox Monday: May 18, 2009

 

Mailbox Monday is a weekly meme hosted by Marcia at the Printed Page.  Here’s a look at the books that have come into my house this week:

 

I received Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea.  I’m really looking forward to reading this, especially since I hope to meet the author at Book Expo America later this [...]

Mailbox Monday: May 11, 2009

 

 

Mailbox Monday is a weekly meme hosted by Marcia at the Printed Page.  This is a peek at the books that have come into my house this week, and the various ways they’ve arrived:

My neighbor, Debbie, and I had a yard sale to raise money for our Breast Cancer 3-Day walk.  All the neighbors donated [...]

Mailbox Monday: March 23, 2009

 

 

Mailbox Monday is a weekly meme hosted my Marcia at the Printed Page.  Here’s a quick look at what was added to my TBR pile this past week.  TBR pile?  Yes, I mean it literally!  It’s time to spring clean the bookcases, get my books off the floor and give them the respect they deserve [...]

Mailbox Monday: March 9, 2009

Each Monday, Marcia at the Printed Page asks what has come into our hands in the past week.  Today I have two to add:

I liked the message in Three Cups of Tea, and even borrowed the phrase recently when I wrote about my upcoming Breast Cancer 3-Day walk this summer.  If you’re not familiar with [...]