Mailbox Monday 7/1/13 – The Birthday Edition

Welcome to Mailbox Monday for 2013! This is the place to share your hauls. This January, it is being hosted by Lori’s Reading Corner, so please do visit for lots of mailbox envy!

Last Monday was my birthday (and a very hot day – 42°C or 107.6°F) so I didn’t show you my wonderful presents. This is what I received from my family, a lot of wonderful Persephone books:

Little Boy Lost by Marghanita Laski and Good Evening, Mrs Craven by Mollie Panter-Downes
in the pretty Classics format.

In the grey covers format, Harriet by Elizabeth Jenkins, Miss Buncle’s Book by DE Stevenson, William – An Englishman by Cicely Hamilton, Still Missing by Beth Gutcheon, Consequences by E.M. Delafield and Saplings by Noel Streatfeild.

I also received after a long delay due to postal service holidays a book from The Reading Room and Harper Collins, Behind the Sun by Deborah Challinor. It’s the first in an Australian historical fiction series and sounds great.

What did you receive over the past week? Have you made any resolutions about buying books for 2013?

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  1. My 2013 resolution regarding reading is to try and set aside at least half an hour a day to sit and read. Hopefully more.

  2. Oh, happy birthday!! And what a bonanza of books. Still Missing, by Beth Gutcheon is a book on my shelves that I’ve reread several times. I always love it (and the movie based on the book called Without a Trace). Enjoy!

    Thanks for visiting my blog.

  3. Happy belated birthday to you! 🙂 That’s a great load of books! Miss Buncle’s Book is lovely and Consequences is a great if sometimes depressing read. Haven’t read the other, yet.

  4. Happy Bday! That’s some hot weather you’re having. Time to pull out the beach reads! Enjoy all your new books – I really like the look of Behind the Sun.

  5. How lucky are you to receive a stack of Persephone books!!! I loved Little Boy Lost, but that’s all I’ve read from your arrivals. I’d like to read Miss Buncle’s Book, as well as the few I have sitting on my own shelf. I like how the Persephone books rarely disappoint in their original perspectives and excellent writing.

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