Saturday, August 20, 2011

In My Mailbox (19)

Another Sunday, another edition of The Story Siren's In My Mailbox, so let's get started, shall we?
In My Mailbox
From Goodreads
Cold Kiss by Amy Garvey
I've been seeing this one all over IMM posts, but I don't believe I've read a review yet. The back story on this is the Wren brings he boyfriend back from the dead, except he isn't the same person. (That's actually how the books opens, so I'm not even giving anything away!) Except now that Wren has brought back this half alive/half dead person she isn't really sure what to do with him. I'm already a few chapters into this one, and so far it's awfully heartbreaking.

The Smartest Woman I Know by Irene Beckerman
I wasn't sure what I was going to think about this one, but now that it's here it looks so cute! It's basically a memoir about the author's relationship with her Jewish grandmother. I'm pretty sure I didn't realize there was a Jewish aspect going on when I asked to read this book, but knowing there is only makes me more excited. Flipping through the books it's full of cute little doodles, like someone journal or even a lot of children's books. But the author herself is in her 60's so I can't imagine it's actually targeted to children. It is a short book, so I have a feeling I'll get through it in about a day, but I'm excited to really discover what it's all about!

Not too big of a haul, but still books I'm excited to read! What did you find in your mailbox this week?


  1. "Cold Kiss" looks really good! I will definitely be adding that to my TBR list. Enjoy! =)

  2. I was really surprised by 'Cold Kiss' it's not my kind of thing but I ended up loving it :)

    Happy reading!

  3. I have Cold Kiss on my ereader, just need to start reading.


  4. I've seen Cold Kiss everywhere too! It's great with the IMMs... I've discovered so many books from seeing them so frequently on other people's lists! :)

    Here's my IMM!

  5. Cold Kiss looks so great! Enjoy all your books :)

  6. Cold Kiss looks like it will be a great read - I'm already dying to know what happens just from the book blurb!

    Happy reading!

    The Word Fiend

  7. This isn't related to your post at all, but it is related to finishing video games. I just read a study that says that even among "hardcore" gamers 90% of video games are never finished. Usually because something new comes along. I'm pretty good about finishing my games, because I have a rule that I cannot buy a new game until I've beaten the previous game.

  8. Nice mailbox! Cold Kiss is waiting for me to download it from NetGalley! I hope it's as good as it looks!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! Have a great weekend!

    Nora, The Bookery

  9. I've heard some good things about Cold Kiss but also read a negative review today. Interested to see what you end up thinking of it! Happy reading :)