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Jan 222012
 
In My Mailbox is a weekly meme created by Kristi at The Story Siren that gives readers the chance to share the books they bought/received/swapped/borrowed over the past week.



I completely fell in love with the Coralie Bickford-Smith covers for the Penguin Classics and I thought they would be perfect on top of my fireplace. Four books later and some snazzy new bookends and tada – fireplace decorations almost complete. I think I’m going to have to buy more books to completely span the top of the fireplace though.

Purchased:
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Maya bookends from Chiasso


From the library:
Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready (I have to reread before Shift!)

For review:
Thank you Random House!

  16 Responses to “In My Mailbox (54)”

  1. I love, love, love how you put the books and pretty book ends on your fireplace mantel, such a great idea! I totally agree, these covers of the Penguin Classics are so beautifully simple and just rock in every way possible. Madam Tussaud sounds awesome too, I love the French Revolution so it sounds like a great read! Happy Reading Tara! :)

  2. I recently read and reviewed Madame Tussaud. If you like history, you will like this one. It’s a great story and I also learned much about the French Revolution. Happy Reading!

  3. I love the bookends! They look so great with the CBS covers! =)

  4. Shade looks good i hope you enjoy that! Come check out my IMM!

    http://paigebradish1996.blogspot.com/2012/01/in-my-mailbox-17.html

  5. don’t you love those covers! i’ve had them on my wish list forever! i would love to (and one day i will) own the collection!

  6. I love those covers!!! :)

  7. sexy sexy bookshelf candy, my friend!

    happy reading AND happy staring at those covers and bookends!

  8. I LOVE those covers! They are so classy looking. And the book ends really tie the look together.

  9. Mmmm those book covers are GORGEOUS!

  10. I love those covers! Great book ends too,

    Happy reading!

  11. Oh gosh, those classic books are beautiful and what ornate bookends! Brilliant decoration!

    Enjoy all of your new reads!

    Here’s my IMM!

  12. new follower :)

    I love the covers of the classic books that you received!! They are gorgeous!!

    Happy reading and check out my in my mailbox!!
    http://sarahcatchingbooks.blogspot.com/2012/01/in-my-mailbox-28.html

  13. Love those cover. Hope you enjoy your new books.
    Happy Reading!
    Em
    My IMM post
    A Beautiful Madness

  14. I bought the CB-S cover of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and had to go back to the store the next day to purchase the rest! They are seriously lovely looking!

  15. Great set! I love those classic covers. I got Madame Tussaud this week too.
    My IMM

  16. Those redone classics are gorgeous :]

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