18 April 2011

In My Mailbox (7)

In My Mailbox is hosted by The Story Siren to highlight books received for review, purchased or otherwise received. Titles link to Goodreads, authors to their website or blog.

I really wasn't sure if I was going to have a post for the last two weeks. It has been pretty busy-crazy for me at work making headway on the new design for the public catalog my network will have later this year. Add to that the fact I will be traveling this weekend to see my family, I haven't had time to go to the library or a bookstore at all.

That hurts. Truly, it does.

However, when I arrived home on Friday afternoon, I discovered a package on my doorstep. Inside it was this:



I have been waiting anxiously for Sheepish when I discovered that Catherine Friend was publishing it in May. Her first book about her farming exploits, Hit By a Farm, is a favorite of mine. Many thanks to Da Capo Press for providing this copy for me to review.

I am on vacation this week, so I hope to be able to not only catch up on some reading but also some book shopping! Well, in between the work and a presentation to prepare and gardening and niblet-chasing and chores and...

I think I will be ready for a vacation from my vacation!