Monday, November 1, 2010

Mailbox Monday-Nov. 1

Thanks to Marcia of The Printed Page for starting the Mailbox Monday Meme that has us list the books that we received last week. Although Marcia isn't going to be hosting Mailbox Monday any longer, she set it up so different bloggers have the opportunity to host this meme for a month at a time.  This month the host is Knitting and Sundries so head on over to her blog to see what everyone else got or to play along!

Once again I only received one book in my mailbox and it was:

And remember that book sale that I went to a few weeks ago?  Here is what I picked up from there:
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

The Queen's Fool by Philippa Gregory

The Dogs of Babel by Carolyn Parkhurst

Belong to Me by Marisa de los Santos

So those are the new books that came into my home recently.  Belong to Me was a funny acquisition because when I found that in the box at the sale I recalled many great reviews of this book.  I thought I already had this book so I showed it to my friend indicating that this would probably be a good one.  So Donna took the book and was looking at it while this lady was hovering behind us, salivating as we were pondering the purchase of the book.  The hoverer finally asked Donna if she could have the book instead and I could see that Donna felt a bit awkward about the situation so finally I said "Since I found it I will buy it because I don't know if I have this one at home."  I also told Donna that if I don't have the book at home she can just have it, but guess what--I didn't have it at home so now it's mine!  Don't worry, because I will still share with my friends!

11 comments:

bermudaonion said...

That cookbook looks so good! I loved Memoirs of a Geisha. I hope you enjoy it too.

Mary said...

I have Belong To Me and it's time I read it. I loved the first book (Love Walked In) and was advised to wait a bit before reading BTM. Enjoy your books!

Beth(bookaholicmom) said...

I have Belong To Me too. I haven't read it yet but heard it is good. I love the Taste of Home cookbooks. Many years ago my mom went to Greendale, Wisconsin where Reiman Publications is located and bought a whole slew of the older Annual Recipe books for $5 each. They have great recipes in them! Enjoy!

Marce said...

I hear Memoirs of Geisha is such a beautiful work of art, I want to read that one also. Enjoy.

My IMM

http://teawithmarce.blogspot.com/2010/10/in-my-mailbox-correct-link.html

Marg said...

I thoroughly enjoyed Love Walked In and Belong to Me! Such good books. Can't wait for her next one!

Julie P said...

The Taste Of Home cookbooks are my favorite! I have several....

Lisa said...

I loved Memoirs of a Geisha! The other ones look right up my alley, happy reading, Jo-Jo!

Alyce said...

The cookbook looks good! Great finds at the book sale!

DCMetroreader said...

The Taste of home looks yummy-- can I come to dinner at your house? LOL

Veens said...

I am sure you won't be disappointed with Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden. The cookbooks cover is mouthwatering. :)

Anna said...

You did good at the book sale! Happy reading!