Monday, May 2, 2011

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday was created by Marcia at The Printed Page. Mailbox Monday is currently on tour and this month it is making it's home at Mari Reads.

Between a FOL sale and a few stops at Goodwill and 2 UBS's I scored a lot of good ones this week for dirt cheap. Yay for frugality and great books!

For Review:
  • The Lady's Slipper by Deborah Swift
  • In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

From Goodwill:
  • Under the Dome by Stephen King
  • Truman by David McCullough

From the FOL sale:
  • The Witch of Cologne by Tobsha Learner
  • Marie Antoinette by Antonia Fraser
  • Genghis: Lords of the Bow by Conn Iggulden
  • Genghis: Birth of an Empire by Conn Iggulden
  • These Old Shades by Georgette Heyer
  • The Sea by John Banville

At Mystery House Books:
  • The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova
  • House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday
  • The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
  • The Memorist by M J Rose
  • Beloved Exile by Parke Godwin
  • The Family by Mario Puzo
  • The Reincarnationist by M J Rose
  • The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone
  • The Fixer by Bernard Malamud
  • Exodus by Leon Uris
  • Nobody's Princess by Esther Friesner
  • Foreign Affairs by Alison Lurie

From Booked for the Season:
  • The Archer's Tale by Bernard Cornwell

From PBS:
  • In a Free State by V.S. Naipaul

Other than what I get from PBS, I might stop buying books for awhile....


  1. I will be looking forward to comparing our thoughts on The Lady's slipper!

    You had quite the book buying week... aren't those the best ;) I almost bought Antonia Fraser's Marie Antoinette but ended up taking home her biography, Love and Louis XIV, instead.

    Hope you get to enjoy these books soon!

  2. Great haul. Enjoy your books

  3. My goodness, that is a lot of books! Enjoy your books and thanks for sharing!

  4. Wow so many good books! I enjoyed The Sea and also Foreign Affairs.

  5. Wow! Quite a list! Stopping by from MariReads! I love the name of your blog (I love Cinderella)!


    XOXO Angela's Anxious Life

  6. That is a lot of books! The Lady's Slipper looks great and I have heard Truman is really good. Enjoy!

  7. Wow! That's a whole lot of books :-) I've got a few of them sitting on my shelves waiting to be read. Enjoy.

  8. I got In the Garden of Beasts too and can't wait to read it. Happy reading!

  9. What a great mailbox for you this week! I love those FOL sales. I always find something interesting at them. Enjoy!

  10. Nice haul Holly!! I loved The Lady's Slipper and The Swan Thieves!

    Enjoy them all and have a great week!

  11. Wow, I see some "blasts from the past" there, like Exodus and Foreign Affairs. I haven't read anything by Alison Lurie in awhile, but she was a fave back in the day. Hope you enjoy all of your books...and thanks for visiting my blog.

  12. Great haul! I have many of those in my wishlist. Enjoy!

  13. A wow mailbox, enjoy your reads.

  14. So many great books! The Fraser bio of Marie Antoinette is so good!

  15. the Lady's slippers, foreign affairs and nobosy princess caught my reading curiosity. happy reading.

  16. Wow, you've got some great ones on that list. Enjoy!

  17. I see you like buying books too, huh. Nice stash! Oh, but to find the time to read it all! Thanks for visiting my blog.

  18. Nice titles you have there!
    I enjoyed The Swan Thieves, though to me it can't beat The Historian!

    Thanks for stopping by my MM!

  19. Wow! What a great week. Nobody's Princess is one I've added to my wish list and have had my eye on for a few weeks.

    Here's my Mailbox! ~ Wendi

  20. You picked up so many nice titles. I've been looking for the Truman book.

    I love those FOL sales. I had to stop going, or at least limit myself! It never occurred to me to go to Goodwill for books... and I have a store right down the street.

  21. The Erik Larson has my interest. Enjoy all of your new books.