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Sunday, August 18, 2013


Mailbox Monday is being hosted for August  by Bermuda Onion.

I've got some good books in !

The Last Empress (Empress Orchid, #2)

China in the late nineteenth century was a turbulent time.  Internal strife amongst warring clans and humiliating foreign invasions diminished China's power. This one woman held it all. 

The First Pharoah was a win from the author himself. Looking forward very much to this one.

Forever Amber

A particularly interesting period of English history and an interesting story to boot.

The Red Tent

Described as the traditions and trials of ancient womanhood, this cover appealed to me as well. 

This meme hosted by Sheila at Book Journey.

I am still reading The Emperor's Children. Have finished Chimneys by Agatha Christie and am almost done with The Last Empress which is breath taking when you also think of the research which would have gone into writing this book.


Bettina Grissen said...

Your books really take you all over the world, what an amazing collection!

I hope you enjoy your week!
Kind regards,

Teddyree said...

Awesome historical line up. Have a great week and happy reading :)

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

Nice -- I loved The Red Tent --enjoy

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

Nothing like a well-researched historical fiction read!

Here's my It's Monday!

Laura Fabiani said...

Oh, you've got some great historical fiction books! Enjoy.

Elizabeth said...

Nice mailbox...ENJOY!!!

Looks like a good week too.

THANKS for stopping by my blog earlier.

Silver's Reviews
My Mailbox Monday

Kathy Martin said...

What a great line-up of books! They all sound so interesting. Here is my Monday Report. Have a great week!

bermudaonion said...

I've heard The Red Tent is fantastic! I hope you love it!

grammajudyb said...

I enjoyed The Red Tent a lot. Hope you do too. The Last Empress sounds like a great read. I must add that one to my list.

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Gorgeous covers!! I'm curious about The Red Tent. Have a great week, and thanks for visiting my blog.

Leslie (Under My Apple Tree) said...

Nice week. These are all new to me but I do enjoy historical fiction.

Lindsey said...

The Last Empress looks very interesting. I have to make an effort to read more historical fiction set outside of the US and England.

Yvonne said...

Interesting list of books. I hope you enjoy them - wonderful covers for all of them. Have a great week!

Quixotic Magpie said...

I really loved The Red Tent. So interesting.

Forever Amber sounds really good too! Have a great week. :)

Tribute Books Mama said...

Saw a few that caught my eye,enjoy!

Shelleyrae said...

I hope you enjoy them all Mystica!

Have a great week!

Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

Mary (Bookfan) said...

I read the Red Tent many years ago. I'll be interested in your thoughts.

Darlene said...

I loved Forever Amber! It's one of my favorite books ever.

Diana Leigh said...

What a fantastic collection of books this week! Happy reading. =)

Anna said...

I've heard The Red Tent is really good. It's been sitting on my shelf for years. I need to make time to read it for sure. Enjoy your new books!