Monday, March 1, 2010

Mailbox Monday -- March 1

It's time for another Mailbox Monday, the weekly meme hosted by Marcia from The Printed Page where book lovers list the titles they purchased, received for review, or otherwise obtained during the past week.

Only two books this week, which is fine by me since it's not like there's a shortage of reading material in my house:


Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh, which Kathy from Bermudaonion kindly sent The Girl.  Kathy, thank you so much!  The Girl has already started reading it!



Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls by Steve Hockensmith, from FSB Associates.  This is a prequel to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and since it's all original writing, I'm hoping I'll like it better.




What books did you add to your shelves recently?

29 comments:

Susan Helene Gottfried said...

Ahh, Harriet. I LOVED that book. Can't wait for #2 to read it -- or to hear The Girl's thoughts on it, too.

Kaye said...

Well those are certainly diverse! Enjoy your new books and have a wonderful week.

DCMetroreader said...

Harriet the Spy is a classic!
A belated Happy Birthday to your daughter!

Diane said...

I love Harriet! Enjoy your new books!

Here is my link:

http://bibliophilebythesea.blogspot.com/2010/03/mailbox-monday.html

Anna said...

Susan: I'll see whether I can get her to talk about it. You know how kids can be!

DCMetroreader: Thanks, but The Girl's birthday isn't until July. It felt like a birthday, though, with all the excitement of opening a package with her name on it! ;)

Serena said...

Have fun with the new books!

Blodeuedd said...

Lol, the zombie PP prequel looks fun

Alayne said...

I'm thinking of requesting Dawn of the Dreadfuls. Happy reading! My mailbox is at The Crowded Leaf.

Jo-Jo said...

Enjoy your new books!

Andi said...

I hope you have good luck with Dawn of the Dreadfuls. I couldn't get into PP&Z, and I think it was because it wasn't much original writing.

Suko said...

Enjoy your new books, Anna. Sometimes getting fewer books is a good thing! :)

gautami tripathy said...

Two is good. I got one..:D

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Alyce said...

I think that Harriet the Spy is probably more my speed than the Zombie book. :)

Marie said...

Love love love Harriet the Spy. Hope the girl does too! :-)

Beth(bookaholicmom) said...

Harriet brings back such find memories! Enjoy both of your fun books!

Wrighty said...

I love Harriet! What a great book! I haven't read any of the zombie remakes yet but they sound interesting. Who would have thought to combine those topics? Hope you enjoy them both.

I only got two last week as well and that was fine with me. I don't have a shortage of reading material either!

Staci said...

Maybe I could get my son to read a classic (sort of) now that it has a zombie feel to it!! Enjoy!

April said...

These both look and sound great!! Hope you guys enjoy!

Here is mine for the week:

http://cafeofdreams.blogspot.com/2010/03/mailbox-mondays-31.html

Amy @ Passages to the Past said...

That cover is so funny! I hope you enjoy your new additions!

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Care said...

whoa - how come this is the first I've heard of a prequel to P&P&Z? hmmm, I don't even know why I'm interested (can't.look.away.)
PS did you send me a dm on twitter or did you get -what's the word? spam-corrupted or whatever? just checking! (I haven't opened it...)

Haleyknitz said...

I got Dawn of the Dreadfuls, too. I've started it--it's hilarious!

carolsnotebook said...

What a coincidence. I just got Harriet the Spy today from Amazon. I figured Amber and I would both enjoy it.

Dawn @ sheIsTooFondOfBooks said...

I wanted to BE Harriet when I was a girl; loved the book as a child, loved reading it aloud to my kids.

Will The Girl post her thoughts on it?

Violet said...

Oh dear, there is a prequel to that dreadful book? lol, I really hope you like it though, since you say it's original writing, I'm hoping it's good.

prashant said...

Enjoy your new books and have a wonderful week.

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bermudaonion said...

I'm glad The Girl's book got to her safe and sound - I hope she enjoys it as much as I did.

Kristen said...

Love, love, love Harriet the Spy. Hope The Girl girl dos too (you should read it as well). The Zombie book's cover is just ghastly and too creepy for me to have in my house. Gah!

Literary Feline said...

I remember Harriet the Spy! Such a great character and book.

Anna said...

Thank you all for stopping by my mailbox. The Girl started Harriet the Spy as soon as she got it, but it'll be awhile before I'll be able to post her thoughts. She's in one of those phases where she's reading about a bazillion books at once. LOL