Today is launch day (flight day?) for Rebecca Rasmussen’s debut novel, The Bird Sisters.
The story of The Bird Sisters is inspired by Rasmussen’s grandmother, who felt a loneliness early in life, with the death of her parents and a tenuous relationship with her sister. The author reimagines the sisters’ relationship in the tale of Milly [...]
I’ve mentioned on this blog that at the end of May I’ll be going to New York for BookExpo America. Yay, I can’t wait for this annual event – “hot titles, cool authors, new connections, old friends …” and … getting lost in Central Park … let’s hear it for tradition!
I’ll wear “business casual” clothes [...]
Matthew McConaughey! **
Have I got your attention?
Matthew McConaughey will star as Mickey Haller in the film adaptation of Michael Connelly’s The Lincoln Lawyer.
For your chance to win a copy of the paperback and a special movie poster, visit my Giveaways page (not this post).
Enter to win Laura Lippman’s The Girl in the Green Raincoat, the newest adventure of Tess Monaghan.
Details are here on my Giveaways page!
You may know that I am “too fond of books” and too fond of Louisa May Alcott. Are you also curious about this author?
Check out this short video of “five things you may not know about Louisa May Alcott,” then head over to this post to enter to win a paperback of Harriet Reisen’s Louisa [...]
“Test your knowledge on all subjects, from English Lit to Western Civ, from Grammar to Idioms, from Physics to Math and so much more.”
Here’s a great giveaway offered by FSB Associates – a boxed set of three hardcover “Blackboard Books,” a new series from Reader’s Digest. The books are:
i before e (except after c): old-school [...]
Oh, yeah! It’s on the shortlist of the 2010 Man Booker Prize for fiction. It’s one of the hottest books of the fall season. It’s up for giveaway by Hachette Audio.
Click over to my Giveaways page to enter to win Room by Emma Donoghue!
update 11/20/10: the Giveaway has ended and this post is now closed to comments. [...]
I know what you’re thinking, Dawn, what does a hair clip have to do with books?!?
Here’s the short answer, our Flexi-8s turned this: Into this:
How’s that for a set of before and after photos? Yes, they were posed, but you get the idea!
For our full review, discount offers, and a chance to enter a giveaway [...]
This is FUN! Have you read any of the Spotlight on Bookstores posts here and thought, “hey, I’d like to tell people about A Wonderful Bookstore!”? Well, here’s your chance!
Do you read The Olive Reader, the blog of Harper Perennial? It’s a great place to get info on up-and-coming titles, fun videos (not all relating [...]
Intrigued by my review of Bite Me: A Stomach-Satisfying, Visually Gratifying, Fresh-Mouthed Cookbook?
Would you like a copy of your own, to proudly display your passive-aggressive nature in the kitchen?
Click over to this post on my Giveaways page …