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Mailbox Monday – November 19, 2012

Welcome to this week’s Mailbox Monday and which is hosted by Kathy at Bermuda Onion this month. Visit the dedicated blog for the meme to see the complete tour schedule in the right sidebar.

Here is what showed up at my house this week:

A Winter Dream by Richard Paul Evans arrived from Simon & Schuster (November 2012). The #1 bestselling master of the holiday novel re-imagines the classic story of Joseph and the coat of many colors, presenting a modern story of family and forgiveness. From the publisher:

Joseph Jacobson is the twelfth of thirteen siblings, all of whom are employed by their father’s successful Colorado advertising company. But underneath the success runs a poisonous undercurrent of jealousy; Joseph is his father’s favorite and the focus of his brothers’ envy and hatred. When the father seems ready to anoint Joseph as his heir, the brothers make their move, forcing Joseph from the company and his Denver home, severing his ties to his parents and ending his relationship with his soon-to-be fianceé. Alone and lonely, Joseph must start a new life.

Joseph joins a Chicago advertising agency where his creativity helps him advance high up in the company. He also finds hope for a lasting love with April, a kind woman with a secret. However, all secrets hold consequences, and when Joseph learns the truth about April’s past, his world is again turned upside down. Finally, Joseph must confront his own difficult past in order to make his dreams for the future come true.

Watch the book trailer:

Richard Paul Evans is the #1 bestselling author of The Christmas Box. Each of his twenty novels has been a New York Times bestseller. There are more than 15 million copies of his books in print worldwide, translated into more than twenty-four languages. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the American Mothers Book Award, the Romantic Times Best Women’s Novel of the Year Award, the German Audience Gold Award for Romance, two Religion Communicators Council Wilbur Awards, the Washington Times Humanitarian of the Century Award, and the Volunteers of America National Empathy Award. He lives with his wife, Keri, and their five children in Salt Lake City, Utah. Learn more about Evans and his work by visiting the author’s website.

Did any wonderful books arrive at YOUR home this week?


  1. November 19, 2012    

    This sounds a tough book to read. Looking forward to your review.

  2. November 19, 2012    
  3. November 19, 2012    

    Cruel family. Will look for your review.

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  4. November 19, 2012    

    I only enjoy books like that over the holidays. I hope you love this one.

  5. November 19, 2012    

    Oh, this sounds wonderful! I would love to read this at some point. Might make for a great holiday review!

  6. November 20, 2012    

    I’ll watch for reviews of this one!

  7. November 22, 2012    

    My mom listened to this audio and really loved it!

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