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June 12, 2010

Norman Ollestad: Stolen Moments

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Norman Ollestad recounted his childhood driven by his dad to succeed on skis and in the surf in his bestselling memoir, CRAZY FOR THE STORM. Here he recounts a ski trip with his son, Noah, where they shared moments that shaped their own father-son relationship. Pictured: Norman with his father, Norman Ollestad Sr., in St. Anton, Austria.
Sweden's national library has obtained a series of manuscripts by a teenage Stieg Larsson, long before his fame with THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO... Here's a creepy booktrailer for Justin Cronin's THE PASSAGE, one of this summer's biggest (literally and figuratively) books!
June 11, 2010

Michael Chabon: Lucky Me

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In this excerpt from his bestseller, MANHOOD FOR AMATEURS: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Father, Husband and Son, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon talks about the often overlooked tasks of a mother, and the pride he takes in them as a Dad.
Stephenie Meyer answers questions about THE SECOND SHORT LIFE OF BREE TANNER, a new novella companion to the Twilight series, which goes on sale Saturday, June 5th... The New Yorker named its Top 20 authors under 40, and although the issue isn't on sale yet, you can get a sneak peek here... The name in the link says it all...try not to get too jealous!
Jeffrey Deaver has been selected to pen the new James Bond novel. Click here to read all the details about "Project X." USA Today's summer books list, thus marking the official start of summer!
May 26, 2010

Bookreporter.com On Sale --- Week of May 24

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New titles on sale this week! See the full list at the Bookreporter.com Coming Soon feature to plan your reading! Hardcover THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET'S NEST by Stieg Larsson
The fifth volume in the very popular, very funny The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series will be available this fall, author Jeff Kinney said in an announcement. Reserve one for your child, and then sneak some laughs with it when he/she isn't around!
Women call their mother’s for all kinds of advice --- teething, cooking, planning holidays. Nancy Thayer and Samantha Wilde’s conversations also can revolve around plot points. Imagine having your mom call to see if a character should die? Such are their lives!
Women call their mother’s for all kinds of advice --- teething, cooking, planning holidays. Nancy Thayer and Samantha Wilde’s conversations also can revolve around plot points. Imagine having your mom call to see if a character should die? Such are their lives!
Women call their mother’s for all kinds of advice --- teething, cooking, planning holidays. Nancy Thayer and Samantha Wilde’s conversations also can revolve around plot points. Imagine having your mom call to see if a character should die? Such are their lives!