Sunday, May 5, 2013

Mailbox Monday

Thanks for joining me for Mailbox Monday! MM was created by Marcia, who graciously hosted it for a long, long time, before turning it into a touring event (details here).

Abi at 4 the Love of Books is hosting in May. Please visit her fun, inspirational blog.

Two random books came into my house last week, both from books lists I'm working on.

Death and the Joyful Woman by Ellis Peters. This is the second book in the Inspector Felse series and it won the Edgar Award in 1963. I have the first book in the series, Fallen into the Pit, already on my TBR shelf.

Trust by Cynthia Ozick. I have never read anything by her, but this one -- her fist novel -- is on the Erica Jong list of Top 100 20th Century Novels by Women. The amazon reviews don't do it any favors.

What books came into your house last week?


  1. thanks for stopping by Mailbox Monday

  2. Both books look intriguing. Happy reading and have a great week!

  3. Nice assortment; hope u enjoy them all. (Trust sounds good)

  4. Wonderful books in your mailbox. Hope you enjoy all your books!

    Here is my post!!

  5. Great covers...and they look good.


    Silver's Reviews
    My Mailbox Monday

  6. They both sound interesting.

  7. Trust is very appealing--I read the Amazon blurb, and it strikes me a very Edith Whartonesque!

    The Ellis Peters one should be good as well.

  8. I will have to look into those, they both look very interesting.

    I received two new German books this week "The Magic Mountain" (Der Zauberberg) by Thomas Mann and "Die hellen Tage" by Zsuzsa Bánk

    Marianne from Let's Read


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