This weekend, long-time Bookreporter.com reader Nancy Bader attended the Savannah Book Festival, now in its 10th year. Here is her report....
The Savannah Book Festival always runs over President's Day weekend. There's a single, opening speaker Thursday night (James Patterson -- CROSS THE LINE, this year); the keynote Friday night (Colson Whitehead -- THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD) and the closing speaker Sunday afternoon (Christina Baker Kline-- A PIECE OF THE WORLD). Tickets to hear each of those were $20.
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 March 17th to March 31st at noon ET, three lucky readers each will be randomly chosen to win a copy of IF NOT FOR YOU by Debbie Macomber and MISSISSIPPI BLOOD by Greg Iles.
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 March 1st to April 3rd at noon ET, two lucky readers each will be randomly chosen to win the audio versions of Lisa See's THE TEA GIRL OF HUMMINGBIRD LANE, read by Ruthie Ann Miles and Kimiko Glenn, and J.A. Jance's MAN OVERBOARD: An Ali Reynolds Novel, read by Karen Ziemba.
March's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films The Shack, Before I Fall, The Zookeeper's Wife and Beauty and the Beast; the series premieres of "Time After Time" and "13 Reasons Why," along with the second season premiere of "Hap and Leonard"; and the DVD releases of A Kind of Murder and A Monster Calls.