Monday, November 9, 2009

Mailbox Monday

Marcia, The Printed Page, hosts Mailbox Monday each week. She writes:
"Mailbox Monday is the gathering place for readers to share the books came into their house last week (checked out library books don’t count, eBooks & audio books do). Warning: Mailbox Monday can lead to toppling TBR piles and humongous wish lists."
Here's what I received in the mail last week:

From Sarah Reidy of Pocket Books for an upcoming blog tour:

Title: The Secret of Joy
Author: Melissa Senate

Is the half sister that Rebecca Strand has never met short? Tall? Rich? Poor? Pretty? Funny? Married? Lonely? Happy?. . .

Rebecca is about to find out. The New York City paralegal thought nothing could shake her life off its fast track⎯which includes her handsome lawyer boyfriend and their extravagant condo. The shocking revelation that she even has a half sister comes from her dying father, in a hospital bed confession of a long-past summer affair. . . and now the dad she adores has one last wish: would Rebecca deliver a cache of letters he never sent to his other daughter, Joy Jayhawk, in a tiny coastal Maine town?

But when Rebecca arrives in Wiscasset, with the life-changing letters stashed in a leather box, nothing goes as she imagined⎯and Joy Jayhawk is less than thrilled to meet her. Joy already has her own life, her own family, and her own business: she runs a bus tour for singles, a matchmaking excursion that's brought lovers together, healed broken hearts, and changed lives. Rebecca joins the singles tour in the hopes of unlocking a door into Joy's life and forming a relationship with the only family she has left. But as she spend more and more time with Joy and the women who dub themselves The Divorced Ladies Club of Wiscasset⎯and starts a flirtation with a seriously hunky local carpenter⎯Rebecca realizes it's her life and heart that are ready for healing and change. . . and that sometimes, you just have to go along for the ride.


  1. This book looks a really good chick lit read. Will look forward to your review!

  2. Looks like a good one - I hope you enjoy it!

  3. This sounds like a good book. Have a great week!

  4. This sounds like a good book. I will be watching for your review. I'm puttin git on my wish list. Enjoy!