Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, martini in the other, totally worn out and screaming,
"WOO HOO, what a ride!"

Monday, June 8, 2009

Mailbox Monday

Marcia at The Printed Page hosts this meme. Join the fun and post what you got in your mailbox last week. I only got two but they both sound like the perfect summer books.

The Castaways
by Elin Hilderbrand

from Early Birds Blog Tours

A story of passion and suspense. When music teacher Greg MacAvoy spends an afternoon with a high school senior, rumors start and strain his marriage. He and his wife Tess, who has secrets of her own, decide to celebrate their anniversary on their sailboat and try to improve their relationship. But tragedy occurs when they mysteriously drown and leave behind two children. The three couples that are their closet friends are devastated and their grief brings out many emotions and conflicts. Now they are are seeking the truth. What really happened tp Greg and Tess?

Girls In Trucks
by Katie Crouch

won at Bookin' With Bingo

Sarah Walters is a member of Camellias, the oldest debutante society in Charleston, whether she likes it or not. The antiquated society is a privilege one is born into, and it's rules of ettiquette are meant to help prepare a girl for a charmed life and apropriate husband. ("Never chase men or buses." "Never let yourself be seen in a truck in town.") But Sarah doesn't always make the best choices in life and they are anything but polite. From her dancing lessons for her 8th grade Cotillion to her life in NY City at age 35, Sarah is on a humorous adventure. It takes a strange turn of events for her realize that where she came from will always affect where she ends up.


  1. I'm doing The Castaways blog tour too!

  2. I see we got The Castaways in common. Looking forward to taking part in the tour. Enjoy your books.

    My MM is posted.

  3. I have been trying to get hold of Girls in Truck without much success!

    Mondays: Start of another week

  4. I just got The Castaways today too. Hope it's good!

  5. Hiya!

    I'm having a go at this one too, albeit a little late - it's Tuesday!

    Here's Sassy’s Mailbox Monday!


  6. The Castaways looks very interesting. I look forward to your review.

  7. I've noticed a lot of buzz about Castaways, don't know if it's because the book's good, or just a lot of people reading it right now.

  8. Those are the perfect summer reads. I got Castaways for the tour also-I think it'll be great fun.

  9. I'm on The Castawyas tour, too.

  10. These sound good.

    I just tagged you for a new book meme. No pressure to participate though :)

  11. I have both of these and can't wait to read them. I'm looking forward to your thoughts.

    Diary of an Eccentric

  12. Great books. I have them too!! yay.. you know.. I just have to read Girls in Trucks.. it is in my pile and I llllllloooove the cover.


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