Week of October 26th:A Strange Coincidence: Michael Connelly comes across a real-life missing persons case while researching NINE DRAGONS, which is #3 on this week's New York Times Bestseller list.
Unbridled Books hosted a Twitter author event during which Masha Hamilton will field readers' questions about her new novel, 31 HOURS. You can read a transcript of the event here.
Here is a roundup of some of the topics that were posted on the Bookreporter.com Facebook Page the week of October 5th:
Publisher Weeklyinterviewed John Connolly, whose new novel, THE GATES, was published by Atria on October 6.
Tell us about the books you’ve finished reading with your comments and a rating of 1 to 5 stars. During the contest period from July 24th to August 7th, FIVE lucky readers each will be randomly chosen to win a copy of BROKEN PROMISE by Linwood Barclay, CIRCLING THE SUN by Paula McLain, and THE MARRIAGE OF OPPOSITES by Alice Hoffman.
Tell us about the audiobooks you’ve finished listening to with your comments and a rating of 1 to 5 stars for both the performance and the content. During the contest period from July 31st to August 21st, THREE lucky readers each will be randomly chosen to win the digital version or a CD of both GO SET A WATCHMAN written by Harper Lee and performed by Reese Witherspoon, and THE ENGLISH SPY written by Daniel Silva and performed by George Guidall.
‘Tis the season…for sun-soaked blockbusters, sweet and sour superheroes, and thunderous sound effects. It’s also the time when we get those more somber summer movies, the kind that hum along gently and are as quietly refreshing as air conditioning on a mid-July day. Unless your unit is as loud as mine, in which case the metaphor is moot --- unlike my AC. Still with me? Here are this month’s books on screen!