Sunday, October 10, 2010

Mondays: Mailbox/Whereabouts/Musings

Mailbox Monday has moved over to She Reads and Reads, for the month of October.

I received four books, in the past week, thanks to the authors/publicists:

1) Velocity by Alan Jacobson (Crime Fiction)
2) Out at Night by Susan Arnout Smith (Crime Fiction)
3) Cry Ohana by Rosemary and Larry Lidd (Crime Fiction)
4) The Weight of Shadows by Alison Strobel (Women's Fiction)

And lastly, I bought:
5) The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
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I read two books for the 24 Hour Readathon:
1) Grace Under Pressure by Julie Hyzy
2) The Weight of Shadows by Alison Strobel 

I will be reading 
Stieg Larsson's The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

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In regards to books, reading, the publishing industry, etc… What are you most grateful for? Why? Have you ever done anything to tangibly show your appreciation?

All I do is, read! And review, discuss. Not much else! Maybe I should send out letters to the publishing houses, showing my appreciation. Should I? I am not sure! What do you say?!

28 comments:

Misha1989 said...

You've got great books this week! Happy Reading!
Misha
In My Mailbox

pussreboots said...

I'm surprised at how much I accomplished. Here's what I'm reading this week.

Teddyree said...

Glad to see you've got your reading mojo back. I have Stieg Larsson's trilogy waiting patiently for me :-)
Have a great week and happy reading!

Brooke from The Bluestocking Guide said...

I've never heard of any of these.

Here is mine

Lydia said...

I need to get through the rest of the trilogy by Stieg Larsson, I think my issue was the first one really took quite a bit out of me.

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I'd like to read The Weight of Shadows...I'll be watching for your review.

Hope you enjoy your reading!

Here's mine:

Click my name for the link....

Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson? Is that book 2? I won that one but haven't started it yet.

Kathy Martin said...

What a nice week! I have the first by Stieg Larsson on my Kindle but haven't had a chance to read it yet. My Monday Report is here. Happy reading!

Jennifer said...

You had a good week and some lovely books. Enjoy Stieg Larsson's book. Have a great week reading. My Monday can be found here: http://www.rundpinne.com/2010/10/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-1011.html

RAnn said...

I keep reading good reviews of Larsson's books.

Jan von Harz said...

I read The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and truly enjoyed it but still need to read the other two in the series. Hope you have a great week!

Nicola said...

Velocity is asbsolutely fabulous!!

But make sure you've read the book that comes before it "Crush" as Velocity is a direct sequel and picks up right where Crush left off.

Jennifer, Snapshot said...

Glad you got out of a slump.

I'd like to do the 24 hour readathon sometime.

DCMetroreader said...

I've heard good things about Velocity -- hope you enjoy it!

jlshall said...

Two books in 24 hours sounds great! So the slump has ended - that's good, too. Hope you enjoy all your reading this week!

Suzanne said...

Hornet's Nest is really good and I hope you like it -- my Monday is here: http://bibliosue.blogspot.com/2010/10/its-monday-what-are-you-reading_11.html

Coffee and a Book Chick said...

I really enjoyed the The Girl Who...series by Stieg Larssen -- but I think I really enjoyed the first one the best! Can't wait to read your thoughts on it!
Here's my Mailbox: Coffee and a Book Chick -- Mailbox Monday...

Kate {The Parchment Girl} said...

I'll be interested to see what you think of The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest. Happy reading and thanks for commenting!

Kristen said...

I've been meaning to read the first in Stieg's series and haven't yet. WIll have to look into them! Have a great reading week.

Kelly said...

Writing letters to the publishing industry is an interesting idea. I like it a lot. It's always nice to know people appreciate what you do, and not just the end product of what you do (if that makes sense).

alitareads said...

Congrats on finishing a couple books during the read-a-thon. Enjoy The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest - I've heard lots of good things about it.

Bev Hankins said...

Glad you were able to get out of the reading slump for the read-a-thon! Good list.
Here's mine: http://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2010/10/its-monday-what-are-you-reading_11.html

Elizabeth said...

Stopping by from She Reads and Reads' post for Mailbox Monday.

Have a great week.

Stop by my blog if you like.

http://silversolara.blogspot.com

Enjoy your books.

Holly (2 Kids and Tired) said...

Great mailbox! Enjoy!!

Mystica said...

I loved the Larsson book but the others you've got also look good. Enjoy your week.

Anna said...

I'm happy to see you've been reading again! Enjoy your new books.

Aths said...

I keep reminding myself that I should read Stieg Larsson's books, but I keep pushing away! Have a great week!

bermudaonion said...

All of your new books sound good to me. Enjoy!