'I am simply a 'book drunkard.' Books have the same irresistible temptation for me that liquor has for its devotee. I cannot withstand them.' L.M. Montgomery

'There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books.' Irving Stone

Monday, October 3, 2011

Mailbox Monday

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This week I got lots of books! Some in the mail and some from a trip to a used bookstore in Michigan, The Book Stop in Petoskey.

In the mail -  
Murder at Beechlands by Maureen Sarsfield
The Case of the Constant Suicides by John Dickson Carr
(This was a prize from Bev @ My Readers Block for finishing the Vintage Mystery Challenge!) 
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by James Dean and Eric Litwin  
(this is a Christmas gift for my grandson!)

@ the book store -     
The Deadly Percheron by John Franklin Bardin
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
Snobbery with Violence by Marion Chesney
Hasty Death by Marion Chesney
Gallows View by Peter Robinson
Double Double by Ellery Queen
Murder Well-Done by Claudia Bishop
Postern of Fate by Agatha Chrisite  

All in all a pretty good haul this week! Winters coming, have to stock up on good reads!
Leave a comment and a link to your new additions!


  1. Some of these are new to me. Happy reading.

  2. I came over to visit after seeing your Scene of the Blog post at Cathy's. Love your red couch!
    I'm a recent fan of cozy mysteries but that's about the most I get into the mystery/suspense genre.


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