When I first wrote down my notes to review this book, I had downgraded it to a C- and mentally subtitled it, “A Review that Will Make Candy Stomp Her Foot at Me.” But since it was a Candy-recommended read, and because I know she enjoys a book that she can ruminate over for a good while, I figured I should let the plot simmer in the back of my mind for awhile and come … Continue reading Lucien’s Fall by Barbara Samuel
Say I do… Eleven best-selling and award-winning authors request your presence as they share all-new novellas that will have you humming the wedding march and dreaming of champagne toasts. It’s easy to tie the knot with these heartwarming, second chance love stories. I Do, Again by Jamie Beck A makeup artist who is forced to become her bridezilla client’s eleventh-hour bridesmaid is dumbstruck to discover her ex-husband is a groomsman and he wants a second … Continue reading Once Upon a Wedding
Code Name: Verity by Elizabeth Wein is the Audible Daily Deal today at $3.95. This is an unabridged audiobook narration of just over ten hours, and is performed by Morven Christie and Lucy Gaskell. If you’ve got travel coming up, this book might be a terrific companion – it has a 4+ star average, and many, many readers have adored this WWII story.
The Hot Zone Bundle of Hot Stuff, Hot Number, Hot Item, and Hot Property by Carly Phillips is .99c right now. That's 4 novels for $1 (give or take a few tax pennies). PLUS this is a deal available at all vendors, so woo hoo! These are all contemporary sports romances, so if the Olympics have you curious to read more sport romances, here's a perfect bundle. HOT STUFF Powerhouse sports publicist Annabelle Jordan has … Continue reading Books on Sale: Contemporary Romance, Novels and Boxed Sets!
Here is a text transcript of DBSA Podcast 76. Ugly-Cry Books, DNF books, and An Adorable Story. You can listen to the mp3 here, or you can read on! This podcast transcript was constructed of excellence by Garlic Knitter, who is a fabulous transcriptionist. Here are the books we discuss: [music] Sarah Wendell: Hello, and welcome to another DBSA podcast. I’m Sarah Wendell from Smart Bitches, Trashy Books, and with me is Jane Litte from … Continue reading Podcast Transcript 76: Ugly-Cry Books, DNF books, and An Adorable Story
Katie Dunneback/@YoungLibrarian called in with a question about ugly cry books, whether there's ugly cry at the beginning, or at the end. We do our best to answer. (Hint: one of us says she's really cold hearted, while the other disagrees with that assessment). We also talk about DNF books, and when or why we might assign a DNF grade. Then, Sarah shares some email from listeners that is both awesome and adorable – don't … Continue reading 76. Ugly-Cry Books, DNF books, and An Adorable Story
RECOMMENDED: To Marry an English Lord is $2.99 digitally right now. Carrie S reviewed this book and gave it an A+. This is historical nonfiction about the American heiresses who came over to England and married themselves some titles. Carrie wrote in her review, “The gossip is juicy. The psychology is interesting, if mostly superficial – who lived to party all the time, and why, and what were the parties like and how much did … Continue reading Books on Sale: Historical Treats, Both Romance and Nonfiction
I featured three box sets of backlist titles organized by theme recently, and there are now three more on sale for .99c. Good Guy Heroes is a set of five novels for .99c. He’s the one who won’t let you down. A man of honor, a peace-keeper, a hero with a heart of gold. If you need a protector, he’s your man. Every woman dreams of a knight in shining armor who will keep … Continue reading Books on Sale: More Box Sets by Theme
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It's the first of the month, so there are new deals afoot, plus other things on sale today only! Let's start with the limited time only deal: at Kobo, until midnight tonight (1 October 2012), a selection of Bloomsbury books are 30% off with code bloom3028. Bloomsbury publishes some outstanding YA authors, particularly Simone Elkeles, whose book Chain Reaction is included in the 30% off special. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas is also included. You can … Continue reading Sales and Deals On Things That Are Books!