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QUICK NOTE...Update: 9/7/19

First of all, my heart goes out to all those affected by the recent heinous weather outbreaks, most recently being Hurricane Dorian. We were right in the path of Hurricane Michael (like so many others), and we're still trying to get back in our home. Things are very slow to progress towards normalcy...and every day presents a new headache/nightmare to deal with. Hopefully by month's end, we'll be back in there to start the next leg of recovery. Thanks for stopping by and sharing my bookish adventures. It helps remind me I'm not alone in this crazy journey called life.

Monday, August 30, 2010

In My Shopping Bag (44)

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren.
Through her guidelines, your post does not actually have to be named the same and thus my post shall be..."In My Shopping Bag".  (just fits with the "foodie" theme a bit better in my humble opinion)
Let's take a peek inside my shopping bag from this past week....


Divine Appointments by Charlene Ann Baumbich
(courtesy of the author herself)
Will be reading the first installment in the "Snowglobe Connections" series, Stray Affections, and this one for a special post this September as this book makes its debut September 21st!

Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
(courtesy of Harper Teen)
SQUEEEEE! *ahem* Is there anyone that wouldn't have been excited to see this one show up?  I think not!  Seriously, was thrilled when I saw this on my doorstep.  I want to tear into it right away but at the same time, it would make a ROCKIN' addition to my October posts....will have to consider, but either way...YAY!

Original Sins by Peg Kingman
(courtesy of W. W. Norton)

Crusade by Nancy Holder and Debbie Viguie
(courtesy of Simon & Schuster)
Look familar?'s not just a random case of deja DID in fact see this book on a recent 'shopping bag' post, BUT that was a ARC from the fabulous author.  THIS is a finished copy from the publisher!  (YAY!)  Oh how I love bookish surprises....

Kiss Me Deadly
(courtesy of Nicole at Running Press Book Publishers)
So I know I didn't list the author here and that's mainly because there are SEVERAL!  It's a collection of short stories and I must admit I read the first one the night it arrived....yay, loved it!  Can't wait to delve into the rest of it.  This will be one of the books featured during my "special" October posts.



The Radleys by Matt Haig
(via Twitter contest from Books-A-Million)
This was a fun surprise.....sounds sort of like a 'Leave it to Beaver' episode...but with vampires.  Should be interesting!


That's all for this week!
What did YOU get?
Do tell!

Until next time....happy reading!


Melanie said...

Ooohhh! Paranormalcy! I'm jealous! :P

Enjoy your books! :)

Julie P said...

Very nice shopping bag this week. Looks like there is a lot of great reading in store for you....

Wrighty said...

Wow! So many good books!! I'm jealous of Paranormalcy too and can't wait to hear what you think of it. Enjoy! :)

Juju at Tales of said...

Divine Appointments? Really? I'm intrigued. I can't wait for the review.

Dorothy Dreyer said...

I LOVED Paranormalcy. Such a fun and exciting read. Hope you enjoy it! :)

GMR said...

Thanks everyone! Looks like the general applause is for PARANORMALCY (can't wait to read it)....oh but wait, Juju caught sight of DIVINE APPOINTMENTS (comes out next month!), will be reading/reviewing in the coming month! ^_^

The1stdaughter said...

You lucky gal! You got so many great books in the mail this week! I'm absolutely jealous. I love the cover of Crusade!

GMR said...

The1stdaughter: ^_^

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