Sunday, August 15, 2010

Mailbox Monday

Mailbox Monday is on the move! This month it's being hosted by Shanyn at Chick Loves Lit. Thanks, Shanyn! Each week we share which books we found in our mailboxes, but be warned: Mailbox Monday can lead to towering TBR piles and serious book envy!

This week brought two new arrivals in my mailbox. The first to arrive was Free To A Good Home by Eve Marie Mont, a signed copy courtesy of the author and a win from Chick Lit Central (if you haven't had the chance to check this blog out yet, they are always giving away great books!).


Summary from Goodreads:

"Noelle Ryan works as a veterinary technician at a New England animal shelter, helping pets find homes. If only it were as easy to find one for herself. After discovering she can't have children-and watching her marriage fall apart after a shocking revelation by her husband-she feels as sad and lost as the strays she rescues.


She can't seem to get over her ex, Jay. Unfortunately, all Jay wants from her is a huge favor: serving as caretaker for his elderly mother, who blames Noelle for the breakup. While Jay heads off to Atlanta to live the life of a bachelor, Noelle is left only with her Great Dane, Zeke, to comfort her. But when a carefree musician named Jasper tugs at her heartstrings, giving her a second chance at life- and at love- Noelle comes to realize that home is truly where the heart is."
 
Next to arrive was a copy of Georgia's Kitchen by Jenny Nelson, courtesy of BookSparks PR for an upcoming review.
 
 
Summary from Goodreads:
 
"At thirty-three, talented chef Georgia Gray has everything a woman could want—the top job at one of Manhattan’s best restaurants; a posse of smart and savvy gal pals who never let her down; and a platinum-set, cushion-cut diamond engagement ring courtesy of Glenn, the handsome entertainment lawyer who Georgia’s overbearing mother can’t wait for her to marry. The table is set for the ambitious bride-to-be until a scathing restaurant review destroys her reputation. To add salt to her wounds, Glenn suddenly calls off the wedding.


Brokenhearted, Georgia escapes to the Italian countryside, where she sharpens her skills at a trattoria run by a world-class chef who seems to have it all—a devoted lover, a magnificent villa, and most important, a kitchen of her own. Georgia quells her longings with Italy’s delectable offerings: fine wine, luscious cheeses, cerulean blue skies, and irresistible Gianni—an expert in the vineyard and the bedroom. So when Gianni tempts Georgia to stay in Italy with an offer no sane top chef could refuse, why can’t she say yes?

An appetite for something more looms large in Georgia’s heart – the desire to run her own restaurant in the city she loves. But having left New York with her career in flames, she’ll need to stir up more than just courage if she’s to realize her dreams and find her way home."

That is what was in my mailbox last week- what was in yours?

10 comments:

  1. Georgia's Kitchen was a quick, fun read!

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  2. I enjoyed Free to a Good Home and have read good reviews of Georgia's Kitchen, so it looks like you're in for some good reading!

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  3. Both of these are on my TBR list; enjoy!

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  4. I just finished reading Georgia's Kitchen and loved it! I will be posting my review this week. I hope you enjoy it, too!

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  5. Thankfully nothing new arrived last week. I was so busy volunteering that I only read 100 pages of my current book

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  6. I've seen Free to a Good Home around the blogger world and would love to read it. Must put it on my TBR list!

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  7. I think Free to a Good Home looks like a tear-jerker. Hope you enjoy them! Please stop by my Mailbox when you have a moment!

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  8. Georgia's Kitchen was my Waiting on Wednesday pick a few weeks ago - I look forward to your review!

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  9. Thanks for the plug. You rock! Enjoy the book. :)
    Glad you finally got GK. :)

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  10. Both of these books look very good! Both are on my wish list! I hope you enjoy them!

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