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Sunday, September 27, 2009

In My Mailbox (4)

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren. Stop by and check it out, and share your own finds!

Um, I went a little crazy this week, but I actually only spent around $25, so all in all, I've done worse.

I ordered 5 books from Better World Books, which is my absolute way to buy, other than my library book sales. They are always so reasonably priced, shipping is free, and part of the proceeds support literacy campaigns around the world. What's better than a feel-good splurge? I got:

The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper
Witch Child by Celia Rees
Big Fish by Daniel Wallace
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
and Teh Book of Dead Days by Marcus Sedgwick

In other venues, I got:
The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (I already have this -- two, in fact -- but I loved the binding)
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (same as P&P -- couldn't resist)
Anne's House of Dreams by L. M. Montgomery
Anne of Ingleside by L. M. Montgomery
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson
A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar
Hungry Hill by Daphne du Maurier
The Fairytale Detectives: The Sisters Grimm #1

Here they are all on my wrinkly pink sheet. =D
Since I now have 3 copies of both P&P and Little Women, I may be giving a copy of each away at some point (if I don't bookmooch/PBS them). Maybe I'll have a Classics month. Hmm...


  1. NICE! :D Wow, it was only $25 in total?

    Enjoy! :)

  2. wow! a ton of great books! it's always fun to buy books for a great cause! happy reading!

  3. Witch Child! Rebecca! Speak! Little Women! Wow, those are some amazing books there! Happy reading! :)

  4. Lots of great books!

  5. I know, I was very excited. I started Witch Child about an hour ago. I really like it so far.

  6. been wanting to read sherlock holmes, especially with the movie coming out soon.
    happy reading!

    btw: you've just been awarded...again ;-D

  7. Oh boy, you scored! Little Women is one of my all time favs. I have like three copies of it, and have even taken a tour of the family house in Concord - yes, I'm that weird. I've been wanting to get to Rebecca forever. The movie is super creepy.

  8. So many books! Love it. Enjoy reading them.


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