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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Mailbox Monday 5/24/2010

Hello everyone!  Happy Monday.

Welcome to Mailbox Monday.  A great weekly blog ring of folks who post what came in their mailboxes in the way of books.  It is hosted by Marcia at the Printed Page. 

I haven't been posting as I haven't been accepting books for review for a while.  Trying to catch up.  Before I share what I received, I just want to say I am still out here.  I  still do read blogs.  Many days I make the choice of reading a few and commenting on a few or getting to read more and not commenting.  I never found that right balance for 2010 that I wanted, but I still love books and book blogs/bloggers.   I will be seeing you around the web.  Maybe mid to late summer I can get caught up and I can offer some book giveaways. 

This week I got:  The Lion, by Nelson DeMille.  And it is coming out June 8th, 2010!!!!!

About the book:
In this eagerly awaited follow-up to The Lion's Game, John Corey, former NYPD Homicide detective and special agent for the Anti-Terrorist Task Force, is back. And, unfortunately for Corey, so is Asad Khalil, the notorious Libyan terrorist otherwise known as "The Lion." Last we heard from him, Khali had claimed to be defecting to the US only to unleash the most horrific reign of terrorism ever to occur on American soil. While Corey and his partner, FBI agent Kate Mayfield, chased him across the country, Khalil methodically eliminated his victims one by one and then disappeared without a trace.

Now, years later, Khalil has returned to America to make good on his threats and take care of unfinished business. "The Lion" is a killing machine once again loose in America with a mission of revenge, and John Corey will stop at nothing to achieve his own goal -- to find and kill Khahil.

About the author:
Nelson DeMille is the author of 15 previous novels. He lives on Long Island, New York.
Thank you Henry from Hachette Book Group for sending me this ARC to review. 
Publish Date:6/8/2010
Size:6" x 9"

Monday, May 3, 2010

Winners - Delayed

So sorry about the delay.   I am actually sick as a dog today.  This post was to go out last week but it has been lingering as a draft because I wanted pictures.  But I did add links so if you want to know more about the books, click on the links to go back to the original giveaway link.

Winners of the audio set of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith:

Anne - From Ontario.
Anne-Marie T
Dawn M

Winners of Presumed Innocence by Scot Turow:

Gwendolyn B
Kaye (Pudgy Penguin)
LA Musing

Winners of The Cradle by Patrick Somerville:
Nicole C
Jennifer (Crazy for books)   

Have a great week.  I will be sending you all an email.  If you want to forward your mailing address to me in advance, feel free to do so. Just put the title of the book and WINNER in the subject line.