Monday, June 7, 2010

Mailbox Monday and It's Monday...What Are You Reading?

Mailbox Monday
is hosted by Marcia at The Printed Page.
We share what books that we found 
in our mailboxes last week.

Broken Birds. the story of My Momila- received from author for review
Backseat Saints- publisher for review
Mr. Rosenblum Dreams in English- publisher for review
Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake- from the wonderful Diane (Bibliophile by the Sea) Thanks Diane!!!


Hosted by Sheila
One Persons Journey Through a World of Books
Weekly meme where we discuss the books you've read
and those you plan to read in the coming week.

Read and reviewed last two weeks:

Crossing Oceans- enjoyed this one 4/5
A Complicated Kindness- 2/5 disappointing
Whiter Than Snow- another great book by Dallas 4/5
This One is Mine- not a bad read, just despised one of the characters!! 3/5
Heart of the Matter- loved it, another great book by Giffin 4.75/5
Every Secret Thing- one of my gentle reads...a good book 3.5/5

Reviews for this week:
The One That I Want- TLC tour stop Wednesday, June 9th
Six Sentence Saturday:
Love's Pursuit
For Keeps (YA)

Books on deck for reviews next week:


  1. Interesting books there :)
    And how nice and green the blog is now

  2. Glad you loved Heart of the Matter... good book..

    Happy reading this week..


  3. Staci, hope u enjoy The Particular Sadness of a Lemon Cake; I did. I also have Backseat Saints and heard good things about it!

  4. Drooling over the Backseat Saints! I loved The Girl Who Stopped Swimming, so I'm sure this is a great one too.

    Happy reading!

  5. I am so looking forward to reading The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake - but until that time I'll be anxious to read your review :)

    I love the book cover - and title - of Mr. Rosenblum Dreams in English, although I know nothing about the contents of the book.

    Have a great reading week!

  6. I have Whiter Than Snow and you just reminded me to get to it. :) Dallas is a good author and I have enjoyed a couple books in the past.

    Have a super week!

  7. Glad you had some good reading this week!

    Here is my Monday!

  8. These look GOOD! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

  9. The books you received this week look wonderful. I've had my eye on Backseat Saints and The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake for a while, and I LOVE the title of Mr. Rosenblum Dreams in English.

  10. Oh, so jealous about the lemon cake! :--)

  11. I love that you won a book from Diane! And, I have Whiter Than Snow to review which I'm looking forward to as everyone seems to really like it.

  12. I love that you won a book from Diane! And, I have Whiter Than Snow to review, which I'm looking forward to as I keep hearing good things about it.

  13. I know I've said this before but I'm always reminded when I see the list of books you've read - you read fast! I'm totally envious! :)

    The 'Lemon Cake' book looks good!

  14. Wow, you've done lots of reading lately! The "Lemon Cake" book sounds really intriguing - I'll be interested to see what you think of it.

  15. I have Heart of the Matter on my stacks...must move it up!

    Here's my post:

  16. Great mailbox treasures, I want a piece of that cake!

  17. I just finished Backseat Saints and loved it! I hope you do too.

  18. You got some good books. I really want to read The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake. Enjoy all your books!

  19. ooh. the particular sadness of lemon cake looks very interesting! i'll be keeping an eye out for your review of that book.

  20. I ordered Sadness of Lemon Cake last week. I can't wait until it gets here.

    Glorious looks interesting. Is it part of a series?

  21. Can't wait to read the lemon cake one. I've seen it everywhere and heard great things.

    P.S. Yay! Blogger is working now :) Finally got my post up.

    Lynne's Book Reviews

  22. I am absolutely dying to read the latest Aimee Bender novel! I met her at The LA Times Festival of Books and she was amazing, her personality alone could make you want to pick up her books! Not to mention the book description alone is mouthwatering! Can't wait to see your review!

    Have a fantastic reading week and if you get a chance, stop by: Monday Reading's at There's A Book

  23. you've got some interesting books this week. I'm interested in what you think about the sadness of lemon cake--

  24. Backseat Saints looks great. I can't wait for your review. I loved her The Girl Who Stopped Swimming book. That was a mesmerizing read.

  25. The covers of all the books you got in the mail just grabbed at me. I don't know what it is about covers. Hope what's inside is good too.

  26. I loved Heart Of The Matter too! Backseat Saints has an interesting cover. It makes me want to know why she cut her hair!

  27. Looks like you got a lot of great books! I do love the green color!

  28. I picked up Whiter Than Snow on your recommendation! I'm looking forward to Backseat Saints.

  29. Backseat Saints, the title alone is enticing.

  30. I can't stop looking at the cover for Broken Birds, there is something so simple but mesmerizing about it. Have a great week.

  31. Great week, Staci!

    Is it just me or do all those books have particularly catching covers?

  32. Great list of books you got in your mailbox! I'm dying to read The Particular Sadness of a Lemon's calling me! Looking forward to your review.

  33. Ooo! You got some good ones this week! I really want to read The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake.

  34. Nice set of books...happy reading.

  35. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake seems to be showing up on all of the summer to-read lists.


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