In My Mailbox 1/30

Sunday, January 30, 2011

In My Mailbox is an amazing weekly meme hosted by Kristi from The Story Siren that features the books we have received during the week. It's so much fun because we get to see what our fellow bloggers stumbled upon this week and add even more to our piles of books! Without further ado, this week I received the following books:

FOR REVIEW

Recovery Road by Blake Nelson (ARC) - (Thank you, Scholastic)

Madeline is sent away to Spring Meadows to help with a drinking and rage problem she has. It's a pretty intense place, but there is the weekly movie night in town--where Madeline meets Stewart, who's at another rehab place nearby. They fall for each other during a really crazy time in their lives. Madeline gets out and tries to get back on her feet, waiting for Stewart to join her. When he does, though, it's not the ideal recovery world Madeline dreamed of. Both of them still have serious problems. And Stewart's are only getting worse....


FOR REVIEW

12.21.12 by Killian McRae - (Thank you, Killian)

Archaeologist Sheppard Smyth has staked his career and the honorable memory of his deceased wife and partner on proving his widely-panned theory: Cleopatra VII, last ruler of Ancient Egypt, was murdered. When a statue of the doomed Queen is discovered in an Olmec excavation site in Mexico, Shep rushes to investigate and, hopefully, find the proof that has evaded him for so long. Soon, he finds himself in the middle of the rivalry between the sexy, enigmatic international thief, Victoria Kent, and infamous rumored Russian mobster, Dmitri Kronastia.

GIFT FOR REVIEW

Amaryllis in Blueberry by Christina Meldrum (ARC) - (Thank you, Savy from Books with Bite)

In the stirring tradition of The Secret Life of Bees and The Poisonwood Bible, Amaryllis in Blueberry explores the complexity of human relationships set against an unforgettable backdrop. Told through the haunting voices of Dick and Seena Slepy and their four daughters, Christina Meldrum's soulful novel weaves together the past and the present of a family harmed--and healed--by buried secrets.

"Maybe, unlike hope, truth couldn't be contained in a jar..."

GIFT FOR REVIEW

Maybe this Time by Jennifer Crusie (ARC) - (Thank you, Savy from Books with Bite)

Andie Miller is ready to move on in life. She wants to marry her fiancé and leave behind everything in her past, especially her ex-husband, North Archer. But when Andie tries to gain closure with him, he asks one final favor of her before they go their separate ways forever. A very distant cousin of his has died and left North as the guardian of two orphans who have driven out three nannies already, and things are getting worse. He needs a very special person to take care of the situation and he knows Andie can handle anything.


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No vlog again this week, guys, sorry! My schedule has changed up a bit, and with all the chaos in my life, I just haven't had proper time to record a vlog. I'm hoping to get back to it soon! Remember, today is the LAST DAY to enter my international giveaway for The Lost Gate by Orson Scott Card. You do NOT have to be a follower, but your support is much appreciated if you are! Click HERE to enter!

59 comments:

  1. So great you got books gifted for review:) Recovery Road sounds like an intense read, should think about reading this one. Have a nice weekend!

    You can find my mailbox here :)

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  2. Recovery Road sounds intense, but its one I really want to read! Enjoy all your books Melissa!

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  3. Amaryllis in Blueberry by Christina Meldrum is one of my most awaited books this year! Can't wait to see your thoughts about the book.
    Happy Reading!

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  4. Wow that cover for 12-21-12 looks intense. Can't wait to see your review.

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  5. Amaryllis in Blueberry looks amazing!! Can't wait for your review!! I'm an old follower hopping by!!
    Hope you had a great weekend,
    Juli

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  6. I don't know any of those books but the all look interesting. I love the cover of Amaryllis in Blueberry and 12 21 12 looks really dark! Enjoy!

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  7. I so much want to read 12.21.12! I'm kinda fascinating by this date!
    Enjoy your great books :)

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  8. I've only ever heard of the first one, but the other three sound interesting. I love the cover for Amaryllis in Blueberry and the quote at the end of the synopsis makes me want to read it. Happy reading!

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  9. Those 4 books sounds really great, especially Amaryllis in Blueberry. Happy Reading, Melissa! :)

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  10. These look great - especially 12.21.12 - enjoy them

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  11. Maybe This Time! OOooh lucky! Enjoy!

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  12. Oh I'm interested in Recovery Road...sounds good!

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  13. Great books...Amaryllis in Blueberry looks like a great read - I've already added it to my tbr list.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog today!
    Happy Reading :-)

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  14. Fab books this week, Melissa. Hope you enjoy them! You can see what I got in my mailbox here.

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  15. 12.24.12 is a book I am very much looking forward to! It is high up there on my want list! I can't wait to see what you have to say about it!

    There is still time to enter my Steampunkery Giveaway!!!

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  16. 12.21.12 sounds awesome-- I love anything Cleopatra-related! Hope you enjoy all of your books. :)

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  17. What?! No vlog this week? Not cool!!! :-P

    Love the cover for Maybe this time and scared of the cover for 12.21.12! EEE

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  18. I'm looking forward to reading Recovery Road. I've never actually heard of any of the other books, so I'll be keeping an eye out for reviews to see if I want to add them to my wish list.

    Happy reading!

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  19. Thanks for stopping by my IMM, Melissa! Yes, LHA is an amazing author, Chains was the first one I've read of hers. I've never seen any of these before. 12.21.11 has a very creepy cover (eek!) but I sort of like the face patterns. Happy reading :)

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  20. Oh I got 12.21.12 too but forgot to post it, can't wait to see what you think of it! Recovery Road sounds brilliant, I hadn't heard of that one, but it's going on the list for sure. Unless you greatly dislike it, then I'll be removing it from the list:) Fabulous mailbox this week Melissa!

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  21. Recovery Road sounds like a good book! Great books this week! :)

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  22. Great books this week. I'm looking forward to the new Christina Meldrum. Recovery Road sounds pretty good. Happy Reading!

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  23. I've been wanting to read Recovery Road for awhile now - look forward to your review on it!

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  24. Recovery Road sounds really good! I need to put that one on my TBR list! I've been seeing 12.21.12 popping up a lot recently! Its sounds good too :o) Really looking forward to reading your reviews! Happy reading! Come see what's IMM!

    http://readbtwnthelines-laura.blogspot.com/

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  25. Enjoy all the books and don't worry about the lack of vlog - a busy schedule can happen to anybody!

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  26. These sound good! I have to say I love the cover of 12.21.12!

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  27. I love that Amaryllis cover, really beautiful :)
    Greta books this week, enjoy!

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  28. 12.21.12 sounds pretty crazy, but in a good way. It sort of makes me giggle because Dec. 21 is my Papa's birthday.

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  29. Great books! Enjoy and happy reading Melissa :)

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  30. It looks like you picked lots of great books! Maybe This Time is a great read, and I was very impressed with Jennifer Crusie. Enjoy your new reads!

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  31. Great mailbox Melissa !! I'm looking forward to read your reviews !! =)

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  32. Recovery Road looks really good! Can't wait to see what you think of it. Happy reading:)
    -Danna

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  33. Ooh, you got so many great books this week! I read Maybe This Time last summary and absoutely loved it so I hope you enjoy it as well. I'll be looking forward to seeing your review for Recovery Road as well. Happy reading! :)

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  34. Yay! You got 12.21.12!

    And Recovery Road sounds so good. Enjoy, Melissa.

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  35. Oohh..12.21.12 looks like something I would like!

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  36. Really curious about 12.21.12! LOVE the cover! Happy reading. =)

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  37. Oh woah, these look really amazing. Though 12.21.12 kind of freaks me out. Actually the title freaks me out more than the cover. :)) haha. Happy Reading!

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  38. oooh, i love reading about cleopatra, i might need to read 12 21 12 if it's even remotely about her! great mailbox, melissa!

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  39. I had not heard of Amaryllis in Blueberry and Maybe This Time until your post but they both sound really good. As do the other two. I think I need to add them all to my TBR list.
    Hope you enjoy them all :)

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  40. Amaryllis we shall compare! Love your blog!

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  41. I haven't read a Jennifer Crusie book in awhile, but I read a few of her books a few years ago and loved them! Enjoy doll!

    Here's what's in my mailbox this week!

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  42. I haven't heard of Amarylis- thanks for sharing :)

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  43. 12.21.12 sounds intriguing! I love Egypt, and you don't see too many YA/Fictional books about it :)

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  44. These are all new books to me and they all sound great! I hope you have a wonderful week this week.

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  45. Some great books! I'm going right now to GR and add them!

    Kat @ A Journey in Reading

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  46. Thx for stopping by...I am so behind on the Jennifer Cruise books. I used to read them, but I haven't lately. Good haul!

    Jen

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  47. Thanks for following my blog! I've actually been following yours for a while and I love it! You got a great haul and I'm really interested in reading that Jennifer Cruise book! Can't wait for your review. :)

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  48. I'm only going to let it slide this one week of no vlogging...but that is it.

    Hehehe just kidding, I'll forgive you :) I am loving the sound of 12.21.12 - must check that out!!

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  49. You received some great books. That 12.21.12 Looks really cool!

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  50. I've been curious about Amaryllis in Blueberry. Can't wait for your review!

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  51. What a fun list for review! 12.21.12 looks amazing--I'm so in the mood for a good thriller/mystery!

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  52. I haven't heard of any of these books but they all sound pretty interesting. Looking forward to reading your reviews of them!

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  53. Great stack of books! Can't wait to see what you think of Recovery Road. Happy reading :)

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  54. I am definitely intrigued by 12.21.12 since that is my birthday and well while I don't like celebrating birthdays anymore, I would hate if the world ended then. Your other books look awesome too. Cannot wait for reviews!

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  55. I had not heard of any of these books before, so thank you for sharing! They sound pretty intriguing. I hope you enjoy them!

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  56. 12.12.12 looks very different. I saw this book advertised on Goodreads. I like the cover on Recovery Road. Hope you enjoy your books!

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  57. Hey Melissa! You've got a great haul and I absolutely adored Jennifer Crusie's, Maybe This Time. I loved it!

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  58. 12.21.12 sounds really good! Enjoy your new books :)

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