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Monday Round Up (12.06.10)

December 5, 2010

sb10067729n-003Mailbox Monday is a weekly event started by Marcia at The Printed Page. October’s host is Lady Q at Let Them Read Books.

I had one book arrive in the mail this week, which was sent to me by the lovely Staci at Life in the Thumb.

Holly’s Inbox: Scandal in the City by Holly Denman

“It’s Monday What Are You Reading” is a weekly event hosted by Sheila that lets you share books you’ve read over the past week and books you have coming up.

Jane by April Lindner
Holly’s Inbox: Scandal in the City by Holly Denman

Once Was Lost by Sara Zarr
Soundtrack SaturdayJane by April Lindner

Currently reading: Currently in between books, actually. Well, technically I’m still in the middle of On Agate Hill by Lee Smith. But soon I will be starting…

Up next: Monsters of Men!!!!! by Patrick Ness. Must prepare myself for the intense awesomeness soon coming my way.

What are you reading? Did any new books find their way into your possession?

14 Comments leave one →
  1. December 5, 2010 4:48 pm

    Enjoy the books!

  2. December 5, 2010 5:08 pm

    Hope your books are all you wish them to be.

    I’m curious about Holly’s Inbox…I’ve been noticing it around.

    Here’s my Monday:

  3. December 5, 2010 7:35 pm

    What’s Monsters of Men about?

    Here is mine

  4. December 5, 2010 9:32 pm

    Hi Alita – Your books are all new to me. Have a great week.

  5. December 6, 2010 12:28 am

    I have been wanting to read Jane for a while, I look forward to your review. Have a great week!

  6. December 6, 2010 3:23 am

    It’s always fun to receive a book from a friend :-)

  7. December 6, 2010 4:43 am

    Holly’s Inbox is a lot of fun to read – I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

  8. Kaye permalink
    December 6, 2010 4:56 am

    Holly’s Inbox is a quick read- enjoy it! Have a great week and happy reading!

  9. December 6, 2010 6:56 am

    Happy reading! My mailbox is atThe Crowded Leaf.

  10. December 6, 2010 7:44 am

    Love seeing Sara Zarr on your list, she’s one of my favorite YA authors =)

  11. December 6, 2010 9:21 am

    I received for review Out of Touch by Brandon Tietz from the author.

    Twenty-four-year-old Aidin, a wealthy socialite and self-proclaimed “club god,” lives a magazine life based on decadence and excess that includes drugs, sex, and gourmet food. It’s a life based on surfaces in a place where the surface is all that matters. His therapist later describes him as a materialistic drug addict bent on promiscuity with self-esteem and identity issues.One morning, after a night of heavy partying, Aidin awakes completely vacant of any sensation. He can’t feel temperature. He can’t feel pressure. He can’t feel anything. After a near-fatal stint in denial, he seeks the help of Dr. Paradies, a therapist whose methods are far from conventional. She provides him with a new addiction in the form of a life list–a litany of activities to accomplish. As Aidin completes his list, he discovers talents he never knew he possessed, such as the ability to quickly learn new languages, an IQ off the charts, and amazing physical stamina.With these new discoveries, he questions his doctor’s intentions. When Aidin digs for the truth, will he slip back into his addictive habits? Or is there truly a conspiracy underway, as he suspects? The answer forces him to make a life-altering decision.

  12. December 6, 2010 12:20 pm

    Holly’s Inbox is so much fun to read. I enjoyed both books. Hope you did too.

  13. December 6, 2010 5:51 pm

    Mm, the next Holly’s Inbox book sounds like fun. I could fancy that with a cup of hot chocolate on one of these cold cold winter nights. Enjoy Monsters of Men! Comforting hot chocolate will be required for different reasons for that one.

  14. December 11, 2010 7:04 am

    Sorry it’s taken me so long to visit, it’s been a busy week! Just read your review of Jane and it sounds great!! Thank you for participating in Mailbox Monday!

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