First of all, I just have to mention that my home library went over the 1700 books mark this weekend! Woo hoo...can I officially call myself the Queen of the book hoarders?! LOL!
Here are the books that came into my house over this past week. (Click the book titles for plot synopses)
Won (and received in the mail):
This was won from Alexia's Haiku Contest for her 100 Followers celebration. Here is my winning Haiku:
My heart is stolen.
History has taken it
on a quest through time.
Thanks again Alexia!
Under This Unbroken Sky--Shandi Mitchell (won from Alexia's Books and Such...)
In the mail:
This was an belated Christmas present from my sister. I was so excited when I opened it...I have been wanting this book so bad!
The Dark Divine by Bree Despain
The Daily Writer: 366 meditations to cultivate a productive and meaningful writing life--Fred White
I went to the quarterly used book sale at the Brentwood Library and I got some great books, of course! All of these for $19 including two CDs and one VHS movie.
The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet--Colleen McCullough
The Coming of the King--Nikolai Tolstoy
Cathedral of the Sea--Ildefonso Falcones
Wide Sargasso Sea--Jean Rhys
Lady of Quality--Georgette Heyer
A Rose of Virtue--Norah Lofts
Nightwalker & Dayhunter--Jocelynn Drake
Three Fates--Nora Roberts
The Night Villa--Carol Goodman
Killing Mister Watson--Peter Matthiessen
A Friend of the Earth--T.C. Boyle
The Wind that Shakes the Barley--James Barke
Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas--Ace Collins
I hope you received some book goodness in your home last week!