Jul 1, 2013

Mailbox Monday: ARCs and Finding Colin Firth

This post lists new books and links up to It's Monday; What Are You Reading? at Book Journey; to Mailbox Monday hosted by Book Obsessed; and to Stacking the Shelves by Tynga's Reviews.

New ARCs for review:

The Wife, The Maid, and the Mistress by Ariel Lawhon (Doubleday).
A tantalizing re-imagining of a scandalous mystery that rocked the nation in 1930-Justice Joseph Crater's infamous disappearance-as seen through the eyes of the three women who knew him best. (Goodreads)

Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford (Random House).
Twelve-year-old William Eng, a Chinese-American boy, has lived at Seattle’s Sacred Heart Orphanage since his mother’s death five years ago. On his birthday, at the historical Moore Theatre, William glimpses an actress by the name of Willow Frost. Struck by her features, William is convinced that the movie star is his mother, Liu Song. Set in the Great Depression and the 1920s. (Goodreads)

Love All by Callie Wright ( Henry Holt).
Love, fidelity, sports, and growing up when you least expect it, told through the irresistible voices of three generations, Set in New York in 1994. (Goodreads)

Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullen (Gallery Books).
A vivid and compelling novel about a woman who becomes entangled in an affair with Edgar Allan Poe—at the same time she becomes the unwilling confidante of his much-younger wife. Set in 1845, New York. (Goodreads)

Anton and Cecil: Cats at Sea by Lisa Martin and Valerie Martin (Algonquin Young Readers)
A swashbuckling story of two very different cat brothers and their adventures at sea. For ages 8-12. 

and a paperback:

Finding Colin Firth by Mia March (Simon & Schuster)
A novel about three women, connected in secret and surprising ways, who are in for a life-changing summer when rumor has it that actor Colin Firth is coming to their Maine town to film a movie. (Goodreads)

What's in your mailbox this week?


  1. Those so many books here I'd love to read! I've been lusting over Finding Colin Firth and Mrs Poe for a while now. And while it's new to me, think I'd really enjoy The Wife, The Maid, and the Mistress.

  2. We got some of the same books. I'm really excited about Songs of Willow Frost.

  3. I am reading Finding Colin Firth right now. So far I am enjoying it!

  4. I want to find Colin Firth!!!

  5. Looks to be a good bunch of books.

    Mrs. Poe looks very interesting. Edger Allan Poe was such an intriguing but troubled character.

  6. I can't wait to read Finding Colin Firth!

  7. Uou are in for some fun reading this summer -- enjoy

  8. All of your books sound interesting. I do think Finding Colin Firth might be fun.

  9. I downloaded Finding Colin Firth from NetGalley and it looks great! Have a great week!

  10. I am looking forward to reading...The Wife, The Maid, and The Mistress. Love that era.

    Mrs. Poe looks good.


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