Sunday, July 17, 2011

Mailbox Monday


This month's Monday Mailbox is being hosted by Gwendolyn at A Sea of Books. 

Caveat: Monday Mailbox can lead to an exponentially exploding TBR list.  Here's what showed up in the past week chez moi:





Hardcover, 320 pages
Expected publication: August 2nd 2011 by Berkley Hardcover
ISBN 0425241432 (ISBN13: 9780425241431)
primary language English
From Goodreads:

Clare's Village Blend coffee beans are being used to create a new java love potion: a "Mocha Magic Coffee," billed as an aphrodisiac. The product, expected to rake in millions, will be sold exclusively on Aphrodite's Village, one of the most popular online communities for women.

But at its launch, one of the website's editors is murdered. Clare is convinced a bitter killer wants the secret formula. Can she catch who's gone loco for mocha? Received from Berkley for review/giveaway.



Paperback, 304 pages
Expected publication: August 2nd 2011 by Berkley
ISBN 0425242757 (ISBN13: 9780425242759)
primary language English

From Goodreads : Using various fortune telling tools to interpret her visions, Sunny seeks to aid the residents of Divinity, New York. But when she uses tea leaves to read the frazzled town librarian, what lies at the bottom of the cup is anything but helpful. Received from Berkley for review/giveaway.


A novel about a jilted bride who's about to discover that not marrying the wrong man can sometimes lead you to the right one. From Goodreads:
Paperback, 384 pages
Expected publication: August 2nd 2011 by NAL Trade
ISBN 0451233352 (ISBN13: 9780451233356)
When Tallulah gets jilted at the altar, she gets very drunk and starts making passes at the male wedding guests. She even propositions the caterer. But in the next few weeks, reality comes crashing down around her. Her difficult mother becomes more impossible than ever. Her lesbian sister starts trying to have a baby. Nana Ida gets busy matchmaking. What Tallulah is about to discover is that happiness doesn't always come in the form of the perfect doctor- and that sometimes real love doesn't require a catered affair.  Received from Nal for review.





Paperback, 304 pages
Expected publication: August 2nd 2011 by Berkley
 
ISBN 0425242749 (ISBN13: 9780425242742)
primary language English
From Goodreads:
New Orleans pastry chef Rita Lucero is out to bake her way to the top. But when she finds her almost-ex-husband killed with a chef's knife in his back, she becomes suspect number one. Now it's up to her to find the real killer before she winds up as the next victim served.  Received from Berkley for review/giveaway.

30 comments:

  1. I read a couple of the Cleo Coyle books but I just got tired of them as i didn't really like the main character.
    Enjoy your books!

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  2. I think they all sound good! I've read only one Cleo Coyle - I liked it :)

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  3. They all look good, but I LOVE the title and cover of A Sheetcake Named Desire. Enjoy!

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  4. These cozy mysteries look delicious! Thanks for sharing.

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  5. They all look like fun -- and I LOVE the titles!

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  6. I'm sure I've said it already but I swear every time I see your cozy mailboxes I tell myself that I'm going to spend a whole month just reading them!! Love the books!!

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  7. I need to catch up on the Cleo Coyle series. I enjoy them but I get sidetracked by other books. A Sheetcake Named Desire sounds like fun book!

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  8. A good mystery and food go so well together. I think I need to read a few of these. Have a great week.

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  9. All food linked and all looking delicious.

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  10. These sound enjoyable. I wonder what the frazzled librarian's tea leaves said.

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  11. Those titles all sound like fun books.

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  12. I do love the look of these food orientated cosies!

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  13. Looks like you've got a week of delicious mysteries ahead of you! Hope you enjoy them!

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  14. I really should read a cozy mystery :D
    Enjoy!

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  15. A Sheetcake Named Desire sounds fun! Hope you enjoy all of your books!

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  16. What wonderful lovely bright covers! For some reason, I'm now both hungry AND longing for a getaway in a country house! :)

    Enjoy!

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  17. They all look like fun books to read. Happy Reading.

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  18. I love the covers and titles on these cozies. They really catch your attention and all look like fun reads. Enjoy!

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  19. You have a lot of nice cozies to read!

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  20. Tempest in the Tea Leaves is in my tbr pile, we will have to compare notes. Enjoy all of your books. Happy reading my friend!

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  21. Got some goodies there. Thanks for stopping by my blog

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  22. Looks like some fun books for the summer!
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  23. A Catered Affair sounds like a fun read. Thanks for visiting my blog!

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  24. Hmm, I'm seeing a trend here: food and murder... Hope you enjoy them all!

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  25. I love cozy mysteries! Your new books sound great. I hope you enjoy them.

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  26. although it is not my usual fare, I think 'A Catered Affair' sounds interesting...did I read something by that author before..?

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  27. Looks like you have some fun books on the horizon. Happy reading!

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  28. Murder by Mocha sounds fantastic, I totally added it to my TBR list!

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