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Monday, October 17, 2011

Mailbox Monday #86


I received three things in the mail this week and none of them were actual books - however I still have the need to share as you may be interested.

First I received my long awaited copy of the Blu-ray Red Riding Hood from APB Media.  I had won this in a giveaway from one of the movie's promoters because I had happened to review it on this site and posted links to their website.  I was so very excited for this because I thought the movie was beautiful - despite the poor critical reviews it received.  One of my new favorites.  I absolutely watched it the day it arrived.

Then I received a copy of the audiobook for Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Riley.  I'm not a huge O'Riley fan, but I was interested in how this book would be.  Obviously I'm going to read another book about Lincoln for my books about the Presidents goal, but I was intrigued.  I received this from the publisher, Macmillan, as part of the Audiobook Jukebox Solid Gold Reviewed Program.

Finally, I received an awesome board game - called 7 Wonders, which we ordered from Amazon.  Its a sort of board/sort of card game about building the 7 Wonders of the World.  It is pretty easy to learn, I learned in one sitting and WON!  I will probably post a review of it on here at some point, but if you are interested in checking out the game yourself, I recommend going to their website.  The feel is similar to a Civilization game that you would play on the computer, however in board game form.

Did anything awesome arrive in your mailbox?


Mailbox Monday is on a monthly blog tour and for the month of October it is being hosted by Serena at Savvy Verse and Wit.




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3 comments:

  1. My mailbox was eclectic to say the least! enjoy all what you got.

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  2. Fun arrivals!! The 7 Wonders game sounds fabu -- I love games like that -- so I'll keep an eye out for it. I've wanted to see the Red Riding Hood movie but avoided it b/c of the bad reviews but you've put it back on my radar -- I think I'll Netflix it!

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  3. Audra - Red Riding Hood certainly isn't an award winning film but I still very much enjoyed it. The setting was GORGEOUS and the story line was decent (some plot holes but overall). Most critiques are on the acting, but I thought it was mostly well done. I think you would like it.

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