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, December 12, 2011

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday (started at The Printed Page and now a traveling meme) is at Let Them Read Books this month and is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week (checked out library books don’t count, eBooks & audio books do). Warning: Mailbox Monday can lead to envy, toppling TBR piles and humongous wish lists.

Another slow week for "real" books but that's a good thing because I've been adding ebooks to the Nook like crazy! And almost all of them are free!! I certainly have plenty to keep me occupied when I snuggle up by the fireplace. Hope you have lots of goodies to snuggle with as well!
Modern Sorcery by Gary Jonas
Won from author 

Magic can be deadly...
When Private Investigator Jonathan Shade's ex-lover walks into his Denver office asking him to prove her father didn't commit the murder that dozens of witnesses saw and security cameras captured, Shade finds himself in the thick of magical intrigue. In a world where evil warlocks refuse to die, magically engineered assassins deal merciless death and ancient myths aren't quite so mythical, only Shade and his sexy partner, Kelly, can stop a power-hungry sorcerer from taking over the world.
Too bad Shade doesn't have any magic.

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
From Paperback Swap

It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . .
Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak’s groundbreaking new novel is the story of Liesel Meminger, a foster girl living outside of Munich. Liesel scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement before he is marched to Dachau.
This is an unforgettable story about the ability of books to feed the soul.


  1. The Book Thief is excellent - hope you enjoy it as much as I did. The Nook fills up fast with the freebies, doesn't it? What fun, though!

  2. The Book Thief is one I've got to read someday! Enjoy your new books!

  3. Modern Sorcery sounds fun and The Book Thief was excellent. Enjoy!


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