Mailbox Monday

It’s the first Monday in August, which means I get to post all the wonderful books I’ve gotten in the past month or so. Mailbox Monday is hosted this month by the team at 5 Minutes for Books.

Won from Stephanie at the Misfit Salon

  • The Poe Shadow by Matthew Pearl
  • I’d Know You Anywhere by Laura Lippman
  • Luncheon of the Boating Party by Susan Vreeland

Purchased at my favorite used bookstore – Paradox Books in Wheeling, WV

  • The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett
  • Father Brown: Selected Stories by G. K. Chesterton
  • Light Thickens by Ngaio Marsh
  • False Scent by Ngaio Marsh

Won from Penguin on Facebook

  • Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

Free for Kindle (at least when I got them)

  • Hot Secrets by Lisa Renee Jones
  • The Temporary Detective by  Joanne Sydney Lessner
  • Crux by Moira Rogers
  • The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne

For Tours

For Review

So many great books to look forward to. Which should I read next?

  I'd know you anywhere   Luncheon of the Boating Party   The Thin Man   Father Brown   Light Thickens   False Scent   Rules of Civility   Hot Secrets   The Temporary Detective   Crux   The Mysterious Island   Curveball   Things your dog doesn't want you to know   The IRA on Film and Television   A Leprechaun's Lament   The White Devil   Frame Up



    • Carol

      Yeah, when I opened the package and saw the cover I was a little confused. It just doesn’t look like the cover of a book I’d choose to read, but then I read the blurb again and decided to just ignore the cover.

  1. Meg

    Oooh, lots of great reads! I finally treated myself to the paperback of Rules of Civility after hearing so much about it within the last year. Hoping it’s a good one! I love the premise and setting.

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