Mailbox Monday #408

Mailbox Monday, created by Marcia at To Be Continued, formerly The Printed Page, has a permanent home at its own blog.

To check out what everyone has received over the last week, visit the blog and check out the links. Leave yours too.

Also, each week, Leslie, Martha, and I will share the Books that Caught Our Eye from everyone’s weekly links.

What I purchased:

Darcy’s Christmas Wish by Penelope Swan

Fitzwilliam Darcy never forgot the little girl, with the beautiful dark eyes, who saved his life fifteen years ago… though he never expected to meet her again. But when he comes to Rosings Park to spend the Advent season with his aunt and encounters the enchanting, spirited Miss Elizabeth Bennet again, he discovers that at Christmastime, wishes can come true…

Mr. Darcy Loves Elizabeth Bennet: 4 Variations of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice by Elizabeth Ann West, Barbara Silkstone, Kristi Rose, and April Floyd

Join authors Elizabeth Ann West, Barbara Silkstone, Kristi Rose, and April Floyd as they each share an exclusive short novella reimagining our dear couple falling in love! We all know Mr. Darcy loves Elizabeth Bennet, but the question universally wondered is how many ways can they show that love? Two Regencies, Two Contemporaries, there is a perfect story for every Jane Austen Fan Fiction lover!

Here’s what my daughter received for Christmas:

Pete the Cat: Sir Pete the Brave by James Dean from her friend

When Lady Callie, the most awesome harpist in all the land, goes missing, it’s up to Sir Pete to save her. But when he ends up trapped in a dragon’s lair, Lady Callie might have to do the saving.

It’s Raining Bats & Frogs by Rebecca Colby, illustrated by Steven Henry, from her friend

Delia has been looking forward all year to flying in the annual Halloween Parade. But parade day brings heavy rain. So, Delia takes action. Using her best magic, Delia changes the rain to cats and dogs. But that doesn’t work too well! Then hats and clogs. That doesn’t work, either! Each new type of rain brings a new set of problems. How can Delia save the day?

What did you receive?



  1. Anna (Diary of an Eccentric) says

    Happy reading!

  2. Cheryl Malandrinos says

    What cute books. I hope you enjoy them. My mailbox has been a bit slow, but that’s okay because I have plenty to read. Happy new year!

  3. Darcy’s Christmas Wish looks sweet.

  4. I especially like the puppy cover! I think you are a Jane Austin + fan.
    The children’s books look like fun.
    Happy New Year. Enjoy your reading

  5. bermudaonion(Kathy) says

    I see a theme going on with your books! Wiggles books look adorable! Happy New Year!

  6. Enjoy your new books Serena!

  7. Topazshell says

    Oh my goodness! Where did you get such wonderful Darcy books?

  8. Suko http://www.sukosnotebook says

    Serena, I’m glad that you and your daughter got some wonderful new books. Happy New Year, happy reading! 🙂