Tuesday, October 30, 2007

NEWSLETTER: BD Sneak Peeks: November 2007


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FEATURED TITLES
Lyrics
Sting
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40BBYE0EM
Here is the first-ever compendium of Sting's lyrics, accompanied by his own commentary, in a beautiful, illustrated, keepsake edition.
Read Chapter One here:
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40BBYF0EN

Amazing Grace
Danielle Steel
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40oJt0EX
Four strangers experience near miraculous changes after a terrible tragedy in this touching novel from New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel.
Read Chapter One here:
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40BBYG0EO
Visit the official Danielle Steel Web site:
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40Ial0EA
Enter the new contest to win books and videos.

The Giant's House
Elizabeth McCracken
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40BBYH0EP
Two seemingly mismatched people find each other in a small-town library in this beautifully written tale of the power and unpredictability of love. "A true marvel . . . Thoroughly enjoyable from its unlikely beginning to its bittersweet end" (San Francisco Chronicle).
Read Chapter One here:
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40BBYI0EQ
Click here for the Reading Group Guide:
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40BBYJ0ER

Plum Wine
Angela Davis-Gardner
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40BBYK0ES
Bottles of homemade plum wine, one for each year, trace a Japanese woman's secret life—and change a young American woman's future—in this "enthralling . . . perfectly rendered" (Publishers Weekly, starred review) tale.
Raed Chapter One here:
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40BBYL0ET
Click here for the Reading Group Guide:
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40BBYM0EU

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ROMANCE FEATURE
Temperatures Rising
Sandra Brown
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When resort developers threaten her tropical island home, Chantal duPont turns to engineer Scout Ritland for help. But soon intrigue and romance burn hotter than the island's volcano in this sizzling love story from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Long Time Coming.
Read Chapter One here:
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40BBYO0EW

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MYSTERY CORNER
On the Loose
Tara Janzen
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A woman who once got caught smuggling hatches a plan to use her hunky ex-DEA captor in her next mission in this first of a sassy and sexy romantic suspense series from the author of the Crazy Love.
Read Chapter One here:
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40BBYQ0EY
BONUS! Listen to Tara Janzen's podcast.
Click here to subscribe to the Bantam Dell Podcast:
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40vQL0E6

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VITAL LINES
The Wonder Years
The American Academy of Pediatrics
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V408aw0E3
Filled with nearly 300 full-color photographs, a variety of fun-filled activities, and countless tips and hints, this accessible and essential guide from America's premier pediatric authority shows parents how to monitor and promote their child's development from birth to age five.
Read Chapter One here:
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V408ax0E4

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GOOD READS... FOR GIVING THANKS TO OUR VETERANS
NO TRUE GLORY: A FRONTLINE ACCOUNT OF THE BATTLE FOR FALLUJAH
Bing West
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40BBYR0EZ
Based on months spent with battalions and interviews at every level of command, this award-winning account of the battle for Fallujah is a testament to the American soldier and a cautionary tale about the interconnected roles of politics and war in our century.

FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS
James Bradley with Ron Powers
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40BBYS0Ea
This #1 New York Times bestseller is "one of the most instructive and moving books on war and its aftermath that we are likely to see . . . its portrayal rivals 'Saving Private Ryan' in its shocking, unvarnished immediacy" (The New York Times).

A WORLD UNDONE: THE STORY OF THE GREAT WAR, 1914 TO 1918
G. J. Meyer
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40BBYT0Eb
Remarkable and epic, award-winning author G.J. Meyer "presents a compelling account of the blunders that produced the world's first 'great war' and set the stage for many of the tragic events that followed" (Steve Gillon, Resident Historian, The History Channel).

SHIP OF GHOSTS: THE STORY OF THE USS HOUSTON, FDR'S LEGENDARY LOST CRUISER, AND THE EPIC SAGA OF HER SURVIVORS
James Hornfischer
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40BBYU0Ec
The author of The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors "exhaustively details the full story: the visceral terror of a naval battle, savage treatment by Japanese captors, and post-traumatic stress disorder" (Entertainment Weekly) of the lost crew of one of America's most celebrated warships.

ROBERT'S RIDGE
Malcolm MacPherson
http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/evho0Mx6Ij0V40BBYV0Ed
In 2002, a special operations team was ambushed on a mountain in Afghanistan. Here is the searing account of their 17-hour battle for survival that "captures all the drama and sacrifice of war" (James Bradley, author of Flags of Our Fathers).

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