Monday, April 6, 2009

Mailbox Monday - 4/6/09

This was an interesting week for books coming into my house.  I got books via the mailbox, and the bookfair at our school.  This edition of the mailbox will look differently because of that.
Here's is what came into my house last week:

In the Mail

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane (ARC), by Katherine Howe - from Shelf Awareness.  I actually received 2 of these, not sure why.

The Lace Makers of Glenmara (ARC), by Heather Barbieri - from Harper Collins

Secrets of Happiness, by Sarah Dunn - from Hachette

Middle School: How to Deal, by Sara Borden, Sarah Miller, Alex Stikeleather, Maria Valladares and Miriam Yelton - from @HulaMonkey on Twitter

Reclaiming Children: Exposing the Nets That Snare Them, by Robby G. Dixon - from Bostick Communications

The Light, The Dark & Ember Between, by J.W. Nicklaus - from author, extra copy to giveaway during blog tour

Against All Odds, by Irene Hannon - from Deena's Bookshelf, won in a giveaway.

Gooney Bird is so Absurd, by Lois Lowry - from Houghton Mifflin

Girls in Trucks, by Katie Crouch - from Hachette

Maybelle, Bunny of the North, by keith Patterson - from Nancy at Bees Knees Books

The Turnaround, by George Pelecanos - from Hachette

Personal Finance for Dummies - from John Wiley and Sons

The Art of Being: 101 Ways to Practice Purpose in Your Life (ARC), by Dennis Merritt Jones - from Tarcher, gift

The Housekeeper and the Professor (ARC), by Yoko Ogawa - from Picador

Willow, by Julia Hoban - from Amazon, pre-ordered for a contest

The Horse Boy, audio - from Hachette

Bought at the Bookfair

For my grandaughter:  
Fancy Nancy and the Boy from Paris & Fancy Nancy Sees Stars, by Jane O'Connor

For my nephew:  
Somebunny Loves You, by Rachael Hale

For my classroom:
Pictures of Hollis Woods, by Patricia Reilly Giff
Vet Volunteers series bk 3,4,5,6, by Laurie Halse Anderson - Trickster, Manatee Blues, Say Good-bye, Storm Rescue
Violet Raines Almost Got Struck by Lightning, by Danette Haworth
Old Yeller, by Fred Gipson
Diary of a Wimpy Kid 1, 2, & 3, by Jeff Kinney
Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls 1 & 2, by Meg Cabot
Fever, by Laurie Halse Anderson

Sorry for not including pictures and links this week, but there were just too many to do.  To see what others go, visit Marcia at The Printed Page.


Kristen said...

What a great lot of books. Enjoy them!

Blodeuedd said...

What a great week for you :D
Have fun reading.

My little mailbox is also up

Serena said...

great list of books...happy reading! here's my list:

Mary (Bookfan) said...

Can't wait to read The Lacemakers of Glenmara!

bermudaonion said...

Wow! You got a lot of books. We got a few of the same titles. I'm anxious to see how you like The Lace Makers of Glenmara and The Housekeeper and the Professor.

Bonnie said...

What a great list of books! We have a few of the same titles this week. I just read and reviewed all 3 of the Wimpy Kid books. My son loves them.

Marie said...

Interesting assortment!
Yay = Willow by Julia Hoban !

wisteria said...

Enjoy your reading Shel...
I received Lace Makers a while back. Haven't read it yet. :)

The Book Resort said...

Irene Hanon's is really good. Enjoy!!!
Jealous of Willow ; }.

Katie said...

I absolutely love the Fancy Nancy books... they're a great way to get kids interested in words and vocabulary! I've got to start investing in some of these for myself!

Unknown said...

Wow, you had a VERY happy mailbox last week!! The Art of Being sounds really interesting to me.

Here's my Mailbox! ~ Wendi

Toni said...

What a busy mailbox. I am pea green with envy. I really want to read Lacemakers. ENJOY!

Marcia said...

Thank you for stopping by the mailbox. Good book week for you. Enjoy!

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