Monday Mailbox is hosted this month by Cindy's Love of Books
Three books this week! Three! And there's a giveaway!
The Mercury Fountain, by Eliza Factor
Received this novel via LibraryThing's Early Reviewers program. It came out at the end of February. Unfortunately it wasn't sent to me until this past week, so the review's gonna be a little delayed.
Valley Boy, by Jack Remick
This is the second book of Remick's California Quartet from CoffeetownPress. It comes out on 4/30/12 and it was sent to me as an ARC by the publisher so that I could kind of give Remick another shot. The first book in the quartet (The Deification) was less than successful in my opinion. But since this book has a different set of characters and a somewhat different setting, I'm willing to give it a shot.
Helen Keller in Love, by Rosie Sultan
Due out on 5/1/12, this novel "tells the story of an overlooked moment in Helen Keller’s otherwise well-documented life: her first love. Based on a note found in the Helen Keller Archives at the American Foundation for the Blind, Sultan weaves together the details of Keller’s brief but deeply-felt romance with her secretary Peter Fagan." Sounds interesting, no?
The Literary Gothamite and Viking are giving away a copy of Rosie Sultan's Helen Keller in Love. Fill in the contest form to be entered. The contest is open to US residents until 11:59PM on Saturday April 21st. You may only enter one time, but you can get an extra entry by linking the giveaway on Twitter (just make sure you mention @lalalalaurs)!