Mailbox Monday – December 28, 2009

mailboxMonday1Welcome to another edition of Mailbox Monday hosted weekly by Marcia at The Printed Page.

Mailbox Monday is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week (checked out library books don’t count, eBooks & audio books do). Warning: Mailbox Monday can lead to envy, toppling TBR piles and humongous wish lists.

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I found only one book in my mailbox this week, but it’s a goodie:

OneAmazingThingOne Amazing Thing by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni arrived from Hyperion Voice through a Shelf Awareness offer. Due for release in February, One Amazing Thing takes place in an Indian visa and passport office in an unnamed U.S. city and involves nine disparate people trapped together after an earthquake. Faced with their own mortality and ability to survive, they begin sharing one amazing thing from their lives.  “In disaster they will discover truth. In each other they will find hope.” Divakaruni is an award-winning bestselling novelist and poet. Her themes include women, immigration, the South Asian experience, history, myth, magic and celebrating diversity. To read more about her and her work, visit the author’s website.

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    • Katrina on December 27, 2009 at 21:51

    This one looks amazing, lol. I hope you enjoy it.
    Feel free to stop by my mailbox too!

    • Julie J on December 27, 2009 at 23:04

    I haven’t read of this book but it sounds interesting! My MM post is here

  1. 1 Amazing Thing sounds like it will be amazing! Looking forward to your review.

    • Shweta on December 28, 2009 at 05:06

    I loved her Palace Of Illusions . I think her writing style is very fluid. Hope U enjoy the book

    • Kristen on December 28, 2009 at 05:50

    I really like Divakaruni and have this one here myself. I’m expecting great things from it. 🙂

    • Kathy on December 28, 2009 at 05:51

    Ooh, that does sound like a good one! I hope you enjoy it.

    • Mary on December 28, 2009 at 06:16

    That sounds very interesting. I hope it’s a good book!

    • kim v on December 28, 2009 at 06:21

    One Amazing Thing looks very promising — enjoy!

  2. this does sound like a good read. Happy reading. I hope you had a great holiday!

    • Staci on December 28, 2009 at 08:49

    I hope you enjoy this one…love the cover!

    • Susan on December 28, 2009 at 08:54

    I love that cover.

    Happy Monday!

    • Terri on December 28, 2009 at 10:04

    Hi Wendy! Re the quilt on my photo blog — go check out the December message board in RR — photos of her amazing quilting room and machine.

    • Anna on December 28, 2009 at 12:38

    Sounds like a good one. Hope you enjoy it.

    • Annette on December 28, 2009 at 13:06

    I got this one over the weekend, looks good!

  3. Even one book is a great mailbox treat!


    • Wendy on January 2, 2010 at 14:40

    Thanks all for stopping in to my mailbox post!

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