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Mailbox Monday


Mailbox Monday

Today feels like spring. I hope it sticks around and we can be done with the snow.

Welcome to Mailbox Monday, a meme started by Marcia of To Be Continued, and now hosted on its own blog.  I only post my mailbox once a month, so here are the books that I received in March:


That’s What Leprechauns Do by Eve Bunting – purchased (review)


Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore- from Crown via NetGalley

High and Wild by O. A. Brand – from Pocket Star eBooks via NetGalley

Wild to the Bone by O. A. Brand – from Pocket Star eBooks via NetGalley

A Comedy of Erinn by  Celia Bonaduce – from Pump Up Your Book

The Word Exchange by  Alena Graedon – from Doubleday via NetGalley

Dark Eden by Chris Beckett – from Broadway Books via NetGalley


Whimsey by  Kaye Wilkinson Barley – won from Jen’s Book Thoughts

Moonlighting in Vermont by Kate George – from the author via Audiobook Jukebox (review)

Mailbox Monday


Mailbox Monday

We did not get the huge snowstorm they predicted yesterday. We ended up with maybe three inches and the roads were all clear this morning. I’m happy but amber was sad; she was expecting the day off school today. The church service yesterday was pretty skimpy though, with everyone expecting a day full of snow. I play the organ and I have to say that I think I played horribly, partly because the sanctuary was so empty, the singing was lackluster and I could hear individuals talking during the prelude instead of just a general murmur. Oh well, I don’t think they’ll fire me.

Today is Mailbox Monday, a meme started by Marcia of To Be Continued, and now hosted on its own blog. I only post my new arrivals once a month, so here are the goodies I received in February.


Slices of Life: A Food Writer Cooks through Many a Conundrum by Leah Erksin – from Running Press via NetGalley

The Ring and the Crown by Melissa de la Cruz – from Disney Hyperion via NetGalley

Undone by Richard Shannon – from Forever via NetGalley

Witch Interrupted by Jodi Wallace – from Carina Press via NetGalley

Gilded by Christina L. Farley – freebie from Amazon Prime

The Chase by Stephanie Evanovich and Lee Goldberg – from Bantam Dell via NetGalley

One Zentangle A Day: A 6-Week Course in Creative Drawing for Relaxation, Inspiration, and Fun by Beckah Krahula – purchased

Show Your Work by Austin Kleon – from Workman via NetGalley


The Riverman by Aaron Starmer – from Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Southern Heat by David Burnsworth – from the author and Pump Up Your Book!


The Lake Quilt Mystery by S. D. Brown – from the narrator

Keep Me Ghosted by Erin Cantwell – from the author via Audiobook Jukebox

Mailbox Monday


Mailbox Monday

So yesterday was the Super Bowl. I don’t care about the actual game, but we had a few people over and had some food. The hit, as far as Amber and David go, was the Rolo-stuffed Ritz crackers. I found them on Pinterest. Easy, quick and quite yummy.

But this post is really about the books I got in the last month, so here’s my list.


The Black Song Inside by Carlyle Clark – from Pump Up Your Book and the author

Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi – won from Riverhead

Invisible City by Julia Dahl – from St. Martin’s Press via NetGalley

OMG That’s Paleo by Juli Bauer – from Scribe Publishing via NetGalley (review)

The Little Moose Who Couldn’t Go to Sleep by Willy Claflin – from August House via NetGalley

Simply Gluten Free & Dairy Free: Breakfasts, Lunches, Treats, Dinners, Desserts by Grace Cheetham -  from Duncan Baird via NetGalley

Muppet Sherlock Holmes by Patrick Storck – via Paperback Swap


Bad Wolf by Nele Heuhaus – purchased

Mailbox Monday is now hosted on its own blog.

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