Monday, September 29, 2008

NEWSLETTER: BD Sneak Peeks: The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life, on sale today

BD SNEAK PEEKS
October 2008
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In this issue:
Featured Titles: THE SNOWBALL: WARREN BUFFETT AND THE BUSINESS OF LIFE by Alice Schroeder
THE LETTERS by Luanne Rice & Joseph Monninger
THE SMART COOKIES' GUIDE TO MAKING MORE DOUGH by The Smart Cookies with Jennifer Barrett
COMPANY OF LIARS by Karen Maitland
Dial Press Feature: THE RABBI'S DAUGHTER by Reva Mann
Bantam Discovery Feature: THANK YOU FOR ALL THINGS by Sandra Kring
Romance Feature: AMAZING GRACE by Danielle Steel
Mystery Corner: TOO CLOSE TO HOME by Linwood Barclay
Good Reads... For a Fearful Fall

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THE SNOWBALL: WARREN BUFFETT AND THE BUSINESS OF LIFE.
THE NEW BOOK BY ALICE SCHROEDER ON SALE TODAY.
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FEATURED TITLES
The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life
Alice Schroeder
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Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now Alice Schroeder has been given unprecedented access to explore directly with him and with those closest to . . .
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BONUS! Watch a video interview with the author.
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BONUS! Listen to Alice Schroeder's podcast episode:
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The Letters
Luanne Rice & Joseph Monninger
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Is there any mystery greater than those we love the most?
In this remarkable collaboration, New York Times bestselling author Luanne Rice and her friend and fellow author, Joseph Monninger, combine their unique talents to create a powerfully moving novel of an estranged husband and wife told through a series of searching, intimate letters.
By way of . . .
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The Smart Cookies' Guide to Making More Dough
The Smart Cookies with Jennifer Barrett
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Let The Smart Cookies show you how to eliminate debt, spend smarter, save better, and achieve financial freedom--without sacrificing your social life or your sanity!
They were five dynamic young women: smart, successful--and secretly drowning in debt. Inspired by an episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show on personal finance, Andrea, Angela . . .
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Don't miss the Smart Cookies on TV!
Scheduled to be on NBC's "The Today Show" Monday, 10/6
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BONUS! Check out the Smart Cookies video
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Company of Liars
Karen Maitland
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In this extraordinary novel, Karen Maitland delivers a dazzling reinterpretation of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales--an ingenious alchemy of history, mystery, and powerful human drama.
The year is 1348. The Black Plague grips the country. In a world ruled by faith and fear, nine desperate strangers, brought together by chance, attempt to outrun . . .
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DIAL PRESS FEATURE
The Rabbi's Daughter
Reva Mann
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In this honest, daring, and compulsively readable memoir, Reva Mann paints a portrait of herself as a young woman on the edge--of either revelation or self-destruction. Ricocheting between extremes of rebellion and piety, she is on a difficult but life-changing journey to inner truth.
The journey began with an unhappy childhood in . . .
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For over ten years, The Dial Press has published a selective, yet wide-ranging roster of talented and award winning fiction and nonfiction writers, including Sophie Kinsella, Marie Arana, Elizabeth McCracken, Allegra Goodman, David Schickler, and Sting.
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BANTAM DISCOVERY FEATURE
Thank You For All Things
Sandra Kring
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At twelve, Lucy Marie McGowan already knows she'll be a psychologist when she grows up. And her quirky and conflicted family provides plenty of opportunity for her to practice her calling. Now Lucy, her "profoundly gifted" twin brother, Milo, her commitment-phobic mother, and her New Age grandmother are leaving Chicago for . . .
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Available in two formats! Your choice:
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New voices. New choices. Once a month, Bantam Discovery will release simultaneous trade paperback and mass market editions of new novels featuring authors whose voices speak to today's engaged reader.
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ROMANCE FEATURE
Amazing Grace
Danielle Steel
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On a warm May night in San Francisco, the Ritz-Carlton ballroom shimmers with crystal and silver as a glittering, celebrity-studded crowd gathers for a charity dinner dance. The evening is perfect--until, just minutes before midnight, the room begins to sway. Glass shatters. And as the lights go out, people begin to . . .
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MYSTERY CORNER
Too Close to Home
Linwood Barclay
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"The night they killed our neighbors, we never heard a thing."
In a quiet suburban neighborhood, in a house only one door away, a family is brutally murdered for no apparent reason. And you think to yourself: It could have been us. And you start to wonder: What if we're next?
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BONUS! Listen to Linwood Barclay's podcast episode on October 6th.
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GOOD READS... FOR A FEARFUL FALL
SAY GOODBYE
Lisa Gardner
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Lisa Gardner, the New York Times bestselling author of Hide and Gone, draws us into the venomous mind games of her most terrifying killer yet.
Come into my parlor . . .
For Kimberly Quincy, FBI Special Agent, it all starts with a pregnant hooker. The story Delilah Rose tells Kimberly about her . . .
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FEAR NOTHING
Dean Koontz
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Christopher Snow is the best-known resident of 12,000-strong Moonlight Bay, California. This is because 28-year-old Chris has xeroderma pigmentosum (XP)--a light-sensitivity so severe that he cannot leave his house in daylight, cannot enter a normally-lit room, cannot sit at a computer. Chris's natural element is the night, and his parents, both . . .
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THE BLACK PATH
Asa Larsson
Translated by Marlaine Delargy
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A grisly torture-murder, a haunting northern Sweden backdrop, and a dark drama of twisted sexuality collide memorably in Asa Larsson's masterpiece of suspense--a tale of menace, hope, longing, and darkness beyond imagining.
The dead woman was found on a frozen lake, her body riddled with evidence of torture. Instantly, Inspector Anna-Maria Mella . . .
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CHILL OF FEAR
Kay Hooper
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New York Times bestselling author Kay Hooper turns up the heat even as she chills readers to the bone with a new suspense novel that distills the essence of fear itself. In this relentless thriller, two psychics put more than their lives on the line to stop a killer darker and . . .
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DARKEST FEAR
Harlen Coben
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Edgar Award-winner Harlan Coben brings us his most astonishing--and deeply personal--novel yet. And it all begins when Myron Bolitar's ex tells him he's a father . . . of a dying thirteen-year-old boy.
Myron never saw it coming. A surprise visit from an ex-girlfriend is unsettling enough. But Emily Downing's news brings him to. . .
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