Sunday, April 11, 2010

In My Mailbox

This weekly meme, hosted by Kristi @ The Story Siren, is a great way to take a look at the books we received in the past week, either for review, those we bought, those we borrowed from the library, or those we won.  I love it as it's a great way to keep track of the ever-growing TBR pile of books.  This is what I got this week.

Books for review:


Wintergirls
by Laurie Halse Anderson

I was thrilled to get this in the mail this week from Penguin Group Canada.  The author explores the struggle of anorexia and the painful pressure to be thin.













Books I won:

Slip of the Knife
by Denise Mina

















Books I bought:

Betrayed (House of Night Series, Book 2)
by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast

















Books from the library:


Murder Has No Class (Bellehaven House Mysteries, Book 3)
Rebecca Kent

I am always intrigued by a ghost story.













Snow Job
by William Deverell

I am a staunch supporter of Canadian Fiction.  This novel is nominated for the 2010 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal of Honour.

7 comments:

  1. Wintergirls is on my to-read list!
    Sometimes, I feel like I'm never going to make a dent in that list!

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  2. I've heard wonderful things about Wintergirls, so I hope you enjoy it!

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  3. Awesome haul, happy reading!

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  4. Good stuff! Wow, what is Slip of the Knife?? I'll be looking up that one!

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  5. Slip of the Knife sounds really good and I've heard that Wintergirls is fantastic. I like Laurie Halse Anderson's writing. I hope you enjoy all your books.

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  6. Wintergirls looks really good!

    I got one book this week, not something I would normally read, but it's something to review.

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  7. Slip of the Knife is a book about murder and intrigue and a lot of suspense. That is all I know about it at this point. As soon as I read it, I'll post a review and some info. It sounds pretty interesting.

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