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The Girl Who Chased the Moon: Now a New York Times Bestseller

Friday, March 26th, 2010

MOONEmily Benedict came to Mullaby, North Carolina, hoping to solve at least some of the riddles surrounding her mother’s life. Such as, why did Dulcie Shelby leave her hometown so suddenly? And why did she vow never to return? But the moment Emily enters the house where her mother grew up and meets the grandfather she never knew—a reclusive, real-life gentle giant—she realizes that mysteries aren’t solved in Mullaby, they’re a way of life: Here are rooms where the wallpaper changes to suit your mood. Unexplained lights skip across the yard at midnight. And a neighbor bakes hope in the form of cakes.

Interested in discussing with your book club? Use this reader’s guide to help you along!

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Come out and see Lisa See on tour!

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Lisa SeeLisa See, bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan and Peony in Love, is out on the road touring for the paperback release of her latest novel, Shanghai Girls. Check the list below to see if she is coming to a location near you! For a complete list of events, visit Lisa See’s website.

Now you can become a fan of Lisa See on Facebook and get the most up-to-date news from Lisa herself!

Lisa See’s Event Schedule

Tuesday, March 9th – San Francisco, CA

Wednesday, March 10th – Stockton, CA

Thursday, March 11th – Dallas, TX

Tuesday, March 16th – Santa Monica, CA

Thursday, March 18th – West Palm Beach, FL

Saturday, March 20th – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Saturday, March 27th – Los Angeles, CA
Monday, April 5th – State College, PA (more…)

Catch up with Adriana Trigiani!

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Beloved author Adriana Trigiani’s brand new book, Brava, Valentine, is an instant New York Times bestseller! To that we say, “Brava, Adriana!”  

Now is the perfect opportunity to catch up on the books that made Adriana Trigiani a favorite author of book clubs everywhere, including Lucia, Lucia, The Queen of the Big Time, and the Big Stone Gap series.

BIG STONE GAP by Adriana Trigiani BIG CHERRY HOLLER by Adriana Trigiani MILK GLASS MOON by Adriana Trigiani LUCIA, LUCIA by Adriana Trigiani
THE QUEEN OF THE BIG TIME by Adriana Trigiani ROCOCO by Adriana Trigiani HOME TO BIG STONE GAP by Adriana Trigiani

Featured Author: Mary Doria Russell

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Mary Doria Russell

Mary Doria Russell has been called one of the most versatile writers in contemporary American literature. Her novels are critically acclaimed, commercial successes. They are also studied in literature, theology and history courses in colleges and universities across the United States. Mary’s guest lectures have proved popular from New Zealand to Germany as well as in the U.S. and Canada.

Her debut novel, The Sparrow, is considered a classic of speculative fiction, combining elements of First Contact sci fi and a tense courtroom drama. Its sequel, Children of God, is a sweeping three-generation family saga. Through the voices of unforgettable characters, these novels raise respectful but challenging fundamental questions about religion and faith. Together, the books have won eight regional, national and international awards.

Visit Mary Doria Russell’s official web site.
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