Today’s Spotlight on Bookstores post is written by Erica Bauermeister, author of The School of Essential Ingredients, Joy for Beginners (my review is here), and the forthcoming The Lost Art of Mixing (January 2013) … which is a wonderful sequel to The School of Essential Ingredients!
Yes, readers will once again spend time with Lillian, getting [...]
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Today’s Spotlight on Bookstores post is written by Jillian Medoff, author of Good Girls Gone Bad, Hunger Point, and her most recent novel – I Couldn’t Love You More.
I Couldn’t Love You More has garnered rave reviews from readers and media, including this knock-it-out-of-the-park blurb from Kirkus Reviews:
Medoff’s talent for [...]
This week’s Spotlight on Bookstores is written by Jessica Maria Tuccelli. Ms. Tuccelli is the author of Glow, a novel set in the south over about century (1836-1941). It encompasses Cherokee lore, racial prejudice, and the anxiety of pre-WWII US.
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Publisher’s Weekly says ““In Tuccelli’s sweeping debut, mothers and daughters are fiercely tethered over [...]
Have you seen this book jacket around on the blogs, in book reviews, or at your local bookstore? It’s Seré Prince Halverson’s debut novel, The Underside of Joy. Seré lives in northern California with her husband; prior to publishing the novel (Penguin/Dutton, January 2012), she had been working as a freelance copywriter and writing fiction [...]
Sarah Pinneo, co-author of The Ski House Cookbook, turns her hand to fiction with her debut novel, Julia’s Child. It’s a paperback original from Plume/Penguin ($15); the pricepoint (we have the “it’s got to be in paperback!” rule) and themes make it a good selection for discussion groups. This is a lighthearted look at some of [...]
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Cristina Alger’s upcoming novel, The Darlings, first came to my attention when I saw that it was being published under the editorial leadership of the Pamela Dorman imprint (the same group which brought us Saving CeeCee Honeycutt and Alice Bliss). Then I saw an early review from Library Journal, citing a positive [...]
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Welcome to this week’s Spotlight on Bookstores! Taylor M. Polites shares a bit about the bookish treasures to be found in Providence, Rhode Island. From a well-known indie to university bookstores, private and public libraries, “America’s Renaissance City” has a wealth of interesting and unusual places to scout for books. Best [...]
author Heather Huffman
Welcome to Wednesday on She Is Too Fond of Books! We’ve got a fun Spotlight on Bookstores post that will get you through the mid-week doldrums. Here, author Heather Huffman shares her story of Hammonds Books in St. Louis, Missouri … home to used, rare, collectible, and out-of-print books, accented with beautiful chandeliers [...]
I’m so pleased to welcome Tess Hardwick to She Is Too Fond of Books today! Tess is a novelist and playwright with a BFA in Drama from the University of Southern California. In 2000 she wrote her first full-length play, My Lady’s Hand, which subsequently won the 2001 first place prize for new work at the [...]
Another week, another wonderful Spotlight on Bookstores guest post! Linda Teitel wrote this piece; she’s the author of the middle-grade novel Angus MacMouse Brings Down the House (Bloomsbury 2010). Angus is a mouse who holds the key to a successful opera company – culture, humor, and a crowd-pleasing ‘moral to the story’ = fun!
When she’s not [...]