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Mailbox Month: November and December 2011

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In My Mailbox is a weekly feature by Kristi from The Story Siren. Mailbox Month is my adaption of IMM. Instead of posting this feature weekly, I post it monthly. Click on the image above to visit the main IMM page. Ignore the weird fringe haircut I have in the video and the extra black hair color (I did a scan edit through YouTube and the heightened color was the result).

For review:

Noah Zarc: Mammoth Trouble by D. Robert Pease {Amazon | Goodreads}
Bobby Slater’s World by Hugh Centerville {Amazon | Goodreads}
Being Abigail by Kathryn White {Amazon | Goodreads}
Letters Home by Earle Kirkbride {Amazon | Goodreads}
Never The Same by B.C. Fleming {Amazon | Goodreads}
Replication by Jill Williamson {Amazon | Goodreads}
Best Forgotten by Paula Vince {Amazon | Goodreads}
Not In The Heart by Chris Fabry {Amazon | Goodreads}
The Accidental Bride by Denise Hunter {Amazon | Goodreads}
The Merchant’s Daughter by Melanie Dickerson {Amazon | Goodreads} (NetGalley)
The Christmas Singing by Cindy Woodsmall {Amazon | Goodreads} (NetGalley)

Gifted:

Lonestar Angel by Colleen Coble {Amazon | Goodreads}
Dark Water by Laura McNeal {Amazon | Goodreads}

Mentioned in vlog:

Darren at Bart’s Bookshelf
Helen and Jess at Book Review Sisters

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Review: The Merchant’s Daughter by Melanie Dickerson

the merchant's daughter book coverPublisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 978-0310727613
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback
Rating: 4
Age recommendation: Young adult
Purchase: Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Annabel Chapman was once the daughter of a wealthy merchant. After the death of her father, her family refused to work in their lord’s field because her mother and brothers though work in the fields was beneath their status. After the arrival of the new lord of the manor, her family is forced to pay a fine or send one of themselves to work at the lord’s manor for three years as payment for refusing to carry out their duties. Annabel goes to work at the manor to save herself from an unwanted suitor.

At the manor, she not only have to save herself from the unwanted attentions of Bailiff Tom, the unwanted suitor, but also avoid the deformed and temperamental Lord Ranulf le Wyse. The more time she spends in Lord Ranulf’s presence, the more she learns about his dark past. Annabel also cherishes hopes of entering a nunnery so that she can spend her time learning about God. Then something dangerous happens and the troubled calm at the manor is broken. The ultimate decision that Annabel makes will either cost or save Lord Ranulf’s life and heart. Continue reading

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