Monday, August 20, 2012

Mailbox Monday: A Confessional


More books! I need to try to stop, or at least to reduce my addiction to, getting books in the mail. This meme does not help me resist those neat packages. ;)

Here are the latest additions to my collection of books (maybe I am becoming a bibliophile!). 

I won As Always, Jack by Emma Sweeney on Anna's blog, Diary of an Eccentric, and This Bright River by Patrick Somerville, on Leslie's blog, Under My Apple Tree.  I received The Siren of Paris by David LeRoy and The Forgetting Tree by Tatjana Soli for upcoming book tours, and I ordered You Being Beautiful by Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz, MD from Amazon, because I'm a fan of Dr. Oz.
 

Mailbox Monday, one of my favorite memes, is almost a confessional for book bloggers, a way to assuage our guilt.  Currently on tour, Mailbox Monday is hosted this month by 5 Minutes For Books. What books arrived in your mailbox recently, or from elsewhere? 




23 comments:

  1. A nice reading week ahead, enjoy!

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2012/08/mailbox-monday_20.html

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  2. Congrats on the giveaway wins. Happy reading!

    -Nancy@5M4B

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  3. You had a couple great wins! I need to stop too, but every time I think I have things under control books come unsolicited.

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  4. Oh, you are so lucky to have received the Tatjana Soli book, and all the others look amazing as well! Nice little stack you got there today!

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  5. I would definitely say you're a bibliophile. :-)

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  6. I agree...it is definitely a confessional! We are all addicted!

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  7. I'm looking at my stack and shaking my head as well :p

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  8. Such a wonderful pile, and I don't think you're turning into a bibliophile. I think you is one! ;)

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  9. Happy reading Suko! What great books. And join the club, we are all addicted :)
    I'm a fan of Tatjana Soli after reading The Lotus Eaters and I like Dr. Oz as well, he is so wise.

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  10. I like the cover on THE FORGETTING TREE...I bet it will be good.

    ENJOY!!!

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    http://silversolara.blogspot.com/2012/08/mailbox-monday-august-20-2012_20.html

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  11. I should really stop adding books to my piles too but it is so hard when so many great books are published! You have a nice mailbox this week! Enjoy them all!

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  12. Nah, never too many books. And such a nice selection this week. I like Dr. Oz too.

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  13. Congratulations on the wins! one can never ever have too many books awaiting you to read them. never ever.

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  14. So hard to resist the temptation when there are so many wonderful bloggers out there all talking about books.

    such a wonderful selection, happy reading.

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  15. Gee, I had you pegged as a bibliophile from the first! The best part of working in a library is that so long as I remember the due dates, I can feed my addiction for free. (And still I find myself in bookstores. sigh.) Happy reading!

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  16. In a past post, I mention the differences between bookworms and bibliophiles: http://www.sukosnotebook.net/2009/01/bookworm-or-bibliophile.html. Now it seems as if my career as a book blogger has tipped the scales--I've amassed quite a book collection as a result!

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  17. Glad the book arrived. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did!

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  18. I can never resist books in the mail...or books from the library. I feel completely guilt free whenever I grab a huge stack from the library since they didn't cost me anything :) I'm crazy like that!

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  19. Just popped by to say hello, Suko.

    Am not very active as a visitor to my blog friends right now, but hoping to be back visiting everyone very soon.

    Spinning too many dizzy plates at the moment :)

    Have a great weekend
    carol x

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  20. Oh why stop? What is better than getting a book in the mail? NOTHING1

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  21. Currently reading a book for a review and Eudora Welty. Nothing new of late I guess I need to find more book blogs!

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