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Sunday, November 27, 2011

Mailbox Monday for November 28

Mailbox Monday was created by Marcia at A Girl and Her Books. It is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week. Marcia will be hosting for the month of November on her Mailbox Monday Blog. You can also view the touring blog list at Mailbox Monday blog for the upcoming months.

The Night Sky: A Journey From Dachau to Denver and Back by Maria Sutton (from author for review)

This extraordinary and unflinchingly honest memoir takes us on a riveting journey into the hearts and souls of three enigmatic people whose destinies are forever changed by the events of World War II. As Maria takes us on this odyssey to solve a decades-long mystery, she learns the family secrets of untold heroism, quiet courage, and a mother’s love – and of tragedy, disillusionment and heartbreak. At the end of her long journey, Maria uncovers a shattering and painful truth. But the secret, however heartbreaking, would also become the greatest gift she would receive.

Beyond Myself: Reclaiming Your Life After Sexual Abuse by Yvonne Rousseau (for review from
Mediaguest)
Sexual abuse often causes victims to be overwhelmed by a full range of emotions and immense confusion leaving people in a place of isolation and depression. Beyond Myself exists to encourage those who have experienced sexual abuse that there is a powerful restoration process. Beyond Myself is designed for teens and adults who have experienced childhood sexual abuse, first-responders, law enforcement personnel, legal advocates, judiciary officials, therapists, family members, friends and people from all walks of life who need to be aware of the needs of sexual abuse victims.


Jane Austen Made Me Do It, edited by Laurel Ann Nattress (a win from Laura's Reviews)

“My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.” If you just heaved a contented sigh at Mr. Darcy’s heartfelt words, then you, dear reader, are in good company. Here is a delightful collection of never-before-published stories inspired by Jane Austen—her novels, her life, her wit, her world.
Getting My Night Vision by Nancy Pizzo Boucher (from author for review)

If you have a child with mental illness or have found that you are in love with someone who suffers from a mental disorder, you know that the discovery itself can be devastating. Nancy Pizzo Boucher met her son's diagnosis with equanimity, perseverance and determination. She shares with us her very personal and poignant notes, essays and poetry. Prepare to laugh, cry and learn with her. The realization that a parent's dream must be reconfigured to meet reality causes us to grieve what we expected. Boucher in her grieving process found an entire world of possibilities that helped her and her family to grow emotionally and spiritually. Join her on her odyssey of discovery.

So what did you get in your mailbox last week?

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6 comments :

  1. These all sound really good! Enjoy!!

    And thanks for visiting my blog.

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  2. I'm hoping to read Jane Austen Made Me Do It. Sounds like a fun book.

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  3. They all look good, but Jane Austen Made Me Do It really appeals to me - I'll be watching for your review.

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  4. A great mailbox, enjoy! all of them.

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2011/11/mailbox-monday_28.html

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  5. The Jane Austen book sounds like a fun read. The Night Sky sounds interesting too. I hope you enjoy all of your new books!

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  6. Looks like you've got some heavy reading ahead of you. Hope these are all good!

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