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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Mailbox Wednesday...What?

So I missed Mailbox Monday (hosted by Marcia at The Printed Page) this week. I was concentrating on my guest post and giveaway instead. But I had a great mailbox this week and wanted to share it with you all.

From SwapTree I received The Sisters of Henry VIII by Maria Perry. I really don't know all that much about Henry's sisters, so I thought this might be informative. Has anyone read this one?
From Sourcebooks for review I received:
  • For the Kings Favor by Elizabeth Chadwick
  • Great Maria by Cecelia Holland
I am super excited for both of these reads, but they are not due until August/September, so I have some time.

I received 2 beautiful final copies this week of Roundtable books:
  • The Confessions of Catherine de Medici by C. W. Gortner
  • Claude & Camille by Stephanie Cowell
I also received an ARC from NAL for the September Roundtable Event:
  • The Countess and the King by Susan Holloway Scott
I loved The Royal Harlot and cannot wait to dig into Scott's newest novel. Lots of good reading ahead.

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  1. How funny...I'm doing my MM on Wednesday too (I'm working on it now)! You got some good ones. I'm really wanting to read those and actually I won a copy of Claude and Camille so I'll definitely be reading that one!

  2. They all look good. I am looking forward to Confessions of Catherine de Medici, and I can't wait for The Countess and the King, and as always, really enjoyed Elizabeth Chadwick's book when I read it a while ago now.

  3. You did indeed have a great week for books.

  4. I just got the Maria Perry one from Arleigh. I read that most people expected more biographical info on the sisters but instead it reads more like a portait of the times in which they lived. Either way, I will still read it =)
    (And it would be perfect for the Tudor Mania Challenge on my blog!!)
    Enjoy your books!

  5. Happy reading though the week is almost over!


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