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Mailbox Monday

25 Jul

My Mailbox looks a little like this one.I’m participating in Mailbox Monday from Marcia at The Printed Page.  Head over to her blog to see what appeared last week in the mailboxes of bookish people all over the net.

Starting next week, Mailbox Monday will be touring the Internet, with a new host each month.    For August, the host is Shanyn @ Chick Loves Lit. See you there!

My mailbox contained 2 books this week.

Based Upon Availability by Alix Strauss

From the publisher:

From the very first page of this stunning novel, readers are drawn into the lives of eight seemingly ordinary women who pass through Manhattan’s swanky Four Seasons Hotel. While offering sanctuary to some, solace to others, the hotel captures their darkest moments as they grapple with family, sex, power, love, and death.

Trish obsesses over her best friend’s wedding and dramatic weight loss. Robin wants revenge after a lifetime of abuse at the hands of her older sister. Anne is single, lonely, and suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder. Drug-addicted rock star Louise needs to dry out. Southerner turned wannabe Manhattanite Franny is envious of her neighbors’ lives. Sheila wants to punish her boyfriend for returning to his wife. Ellen so desperately wants children that she insists she’s pregnant to her disbelieving husband. And Morgan, the hotel manager—haunted by the memory of her dead sister—is the thread that weaves these women’s lives together.

I met the author at BEA this year, and am looking forward to reading this book!

Faeries Gone Wild by MaryJanice Davidson, Michele Hauf, Lois Greiman, Leandra Logan

From the publisher’s website:

MARYJANICE DAVIDSON “Tall, Dark and Not So Faery”

Scarlett is not your typical pint-sized faery. At six feet, four inches tall, she’s an unlikely candidate for a match made in heaven. But when she ventures to Cannon Falls, Minnesota, on royal orders to survey its extraordinary residents, she stumbles upon the one man who just may measure up to size…

LOIS GREIMAN “Pixie Lust”

William Timber is a cutthroat developer who refuses to let a few trees come between him and his next million. But when Avalina—a sparkling faery charged to protect all things green—comes to town, William is forced to choose between life as he knows it and the unknown reaches of his heart.

MICHELE HAUF “Dust Me, Baby, One More Time”

A librarian by day and a tooth faery by night, Sidney has absolutely no time to find Mr. Right. Until she flies smack dab into sexy, sun-bronzed Dart Sand, a man who makes her wings a-flutter…and whose allure could get her banished from the Mortal Realm.

LEANDRA LOGAN “A Little Bit Faery”

Tia is mystified when she strikes out on the Luna faery singles scene, in spite of her hourglass curves and vivacious charm. Then she takes off for Manhattan and lands on the doorstep of a steamy firefighter who sets her soul on fire—and shares a strong connection to her secret past.

I received this as a thank-you from filling out a poll on a romance book website. Unfortunately, I’ve misplaced the paper that gave the specifics, so I’ll just give a general Thank You here.

What was in your mailbox?

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12 Comments

Posted by on July 25, 2010 in books, meme

 

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12 responses to “Mailbox Monday

  1. gautami tripathy

    July 26, 2010 at 1:21 am

    Both seem good!

    Here is my post!

     
  2. Lisa

    July 26, 2010 at 2:34 am

    both do looks good!

    Here’s Mine

     
  3. diane

    July 26, 2010 at 3:34 am

    Hope these are all great reads for you! enjoy

     
  4. bermudaonion

    July 26, 2010 at 4:54 am

    Based Upon Availability catches my eye! I hope you have a great week in books!

     
  5. kaye

    July 26, 2010 at 5:13 am

    Faeries Gone Wild sounds like a fun read and it seems to be making the rounds this week. Alas, not in my MM though. Enjoy your new books.

     
  6. TheBookGirl

    July 26, 2010 at 5:14 am

    I had read about Based Upon Availability and wanted very much to read it…Hope you enjoy your week reading, and please stop by if you have a chance.
    here.

     
  7. Carin B.

    July 26, 2010 at 7:31 am

    Based Upon Availability sounds really interesting. I haven’t heard of it before. Will have to look it up!

    Here’s my In My Mailbox post (although I do Story Siren’s).

     
  8. Alayne

    July 26, 2010 at 7:56 am

    Ooh I think Based Upon Availability looks so good! Happy reading. My mailbox is at The Crowded Leaf.

     
  9. Cathy

    July 26, 2010 at 11:38 am

    Happy reading!

     
  10. Beth(bookaholicmom)

    July 26, 2010 at 2:25 pm

    Based Upon Availability sounds like it might be good. I hope you enjoy both books.

     
  11. Julie J

    July 26, 2010 at 5:07 pm

    I’ve not heard of either of these books. Happy Reading!

    Stop by My Own Little Corner of the World when you have a minute to chat!

     
  12. Anna (Diary of an Eccentric)

    July 27, 2010 at 7:58 am

    The first book sounds vaguely familiar. Happy reading!

     

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