Tuesday, October 21, 2008

NEWSLETTER: BD Sneak Peeks: New books from Danielle Steel, Sophie Kinsella, and Rita Mae Brown

BD SNEAK PEEKS
November 2008
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In this issue:
Featured Titles: A GOOD WOMAN by Danielle Steel
REMEMBER ME? by Sophie Kinsella
LIVING WITH THE DEAD by Kelley Armstrong
SANTA CLAWED by Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown
JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN by Dalton Trumbo
Dial Press Feature: THE UNDOMESTIC GODDESS by Sophie Kinsella
Bantam Discovery Feature: GOOD LUCK by Whitney Gaskell
Romance Feature: FORBIDDEN FRUIT by Eden Bradley
Mystery Corner: THE VICTORIA VANISHES by Christopher Fowler
Vital Lines: HUSBANDRY: SEX, LOVE & DIRTY LAUNDRY--INSIDE THE MINDS OF MARRIED MEN by Stephen Fried
Good Reads... For Celebrating Family
FEATURED TITLES
A Good Woman
Danielle Steel
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From the glittering ballrooms of Manhattan to the fires of World War I, Danielle Steel takes us on an unforgettable journey in her new novel--a spellbinding tale of war, loss, history, and one woman's unbreakable spirit . . .
Nineteen-year-old Annabelle Worthington was born into a life of privilege, raised amid the glamour of New. . .
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Click to visit Danielle Steel's official Web site:
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Remember Me?
Sophie Kinsella
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When twenty-eight-year-old Lexi Smart wakes up in a London hospital, she's in for a big surprise. Her teeth are perfect. Her body is toned. Her handbag is Vuitton. Having survived a car accident--in a Mercedes no less--Lexi has lost a big chunk of her memory, three years to be exact . . .
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Read Chapter One here:
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BONUS!
Watch the video of Sophie Kinsella reading an excerpt from Remember Me?
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BONUS! Subscribe to the Sophie Kinsella Vodcast.
Click here to get the free videos:
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Get the Reading Group Guide here:
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Click to visit Sophie Kinsella's official Web site:
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Click here to visit Sophie Kinsella on Facebook:
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Living with the Dead
Kelley Armstrong
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They're smart, sexy, and supernatural. They're the men and women of the Otherworld--a realm of witches, ghosts, and werewolves who live unseen among us. Only now a reckless killer has torn down the wall, trapping one very human woman in the supernatural cross fire.
Robyn Peltier moved to Los Angeles . . .
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Read Chapter One here:
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Santa Clawed
Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown
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New York Times bestselling authors Rita Mae Brown and her feline partner, Sneaky Pie Brown, are back for the holidays in a new mystery featuring Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, the sleuthing cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, and corgi Tee Tucker. Can they save the season from a killjoy who's decided to . . .
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Read Chapter One here:
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BONUS! Listen to Rita Mae Brown's podcast episode on November 24th.
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Johnny Got His Gun
Dalton Trumbo
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Look for the new motion picture in theaters this fall!
This was no ordinary war. This was a war to make the world safe for democracy. And if democracy was made safe, then nothing else mattered--not the millions of dead bodies, nor the thousands of ruined lives . . . This is no ordinary novel. This is a novel that never takes the easy way . . .
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Read Chapter One here:
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BONUS!
Watch the trailer of the new film version:
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Click here to visit the official movie site:
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Teachers: download the study guide for the film:
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BONUS!
Watch the video for Metallica's "One" based on the original 1971 version of the film:
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DIAL PRESS FEATURE
The Undomestic Goddess
Sophie Kinsella
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Workaholic attorney Samantha Sweeting has just done the unthinkable. She's made a mistake so huge, it'll wreck any chance of a partnership. Going into utter meltdown, she walks out of her London office, gets on a train, and ends up in the middle of nowhere. Asking for directions at a big . . .
Read more >
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Read Chapter One here:
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Get the Reading Group Guide here:
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Click to visit Sophie Kinsella's official Web site:
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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.
Visit the Dial Press site:
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BANTAM DISCOVERY FEATURE
Good Luck
Whitney Gaskell
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Lucy Parker wins the lottery on the worst day of her life. But can all the money in the world make up for a cheating boyfriend, a derailed career, and ending up in the middle of a media circus? Everyone wants a piece of Lucy . . . and all she wants is to escape . . .
Read more >
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Read Chapter One here:
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Get the Reading Group Guide here:
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Read the author interview here:
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Available in two formats! Your choice:
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Mass Market: http://info.randomhouse.com/cgi-bin21/DM/y/e2oy0Mx6Ij0V40BVt70E3
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.
Visit the Bantam Discovery site:
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ROMANCE FEATURE
Forbidden Fruit
Eden Bradley
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One taste is never enough.
For university professor Mia Rose Curry, it was all academic: her course in alternative sexuality was a safe, socially acceptable way for her to talk about the things she desired most--but had never let herself experience. And while students crammed into her class to learn about fetishes . . .
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Read Chapter One here:
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MYSTERY CORNER
The Victoria Vanishes
Christopher Fowler
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It's a case tailor-made for the Peculiar Crimes Unit. A lonely hearts killer is targeting middle-aged women at some of England's most well-known pubs--including one torn down eighty years ago. What's more, Arthur Bryant happened to see one of the victims only moments before her death at the pub that doesn't . . .
Read more >
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Read Chapter One here:
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BONUS! Listen to Christopher Fowler's podcast episode on November 3rd.
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Husbandry: Sex, Love & Dirty Laundry--Inside the Minds of Married Men
Stephen Fried
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At last, one husband reveals the answers to some of mankind's greatest mysteries.
Why do men hog the remote? Refuse to stop and ask for directions? Have such a hard time sharing their emotions? Why can't they drop their socks in the laundry basket instead of near it? What does a man mean . . .
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Read Chapter One here:
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BONUS!
Watch a video interview with the author:
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GOOD READS... FOR CELEBRATING FAMILY
WHAT MATTERS MOST
Luanne Rice
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With every New York Times bestseller, Luanne Rice illuminates yet another of the secret wonders of the heart. Her unforgettable evocations of family, friendship, and loves lost and won in such novels as The Edge of Winter, Sandcastles, and Summer of Roses give voice to our most powerful emotions. Now she . . .
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Read Chapter One here:
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Get the Reading Group Guide here:
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LITTLE WOMEN
Louisa May Alcott
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Little Women is one of the best loved books of all time. Lovely Meg, talented Jo, frail Beth, spoiled Amy: these are hard lessons of poverty and of growing up in New England during the Civil War. Through their dreams, plays, pranks, letters, illnesses, and courtships, women of all ages have . . .
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Read Chapter One here:
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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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Read Chapter One here:
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Get the Reading Group Guide here:
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LITTLE HEATHENS
Mildred Armstrong Kalish
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I tell of a time, a place, and a way of life long gone. For many years I have had the urge to describe that treasure trove, lest it vanish forever. So, partly in response to the basic human instinct to share feelings and experiences, and partly for the sheer joy . . .
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