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End-of-the-Year Contest 2012

We are thrilled to announce a very special contest on Bookreporter.com featuring Carol Fitzgerald’s Bookreporter.com Bets On picks from this year. One Grand Prize winner will be awarded ALL of her 28 selections for 2012, while 28 others will win a copy of one of these titles.

Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussmann

July 2012

TIGERS IN RED WEATHER by Liza Klaussmann is a wonderfully ambitious debut novel --- told in five voices with twists and turns --- that completely delivers as it rolls from page to page. The setting for most of the story is a vacation home called Tiger House on Martha’s Vineyard, which has been enjoyed by Nick (note: Nick is a woman) and Helena’s families since they were children. Following World War II, Nick married a man named Hughes, and Helena has married as well and moved to California.

Week of June 24, 2013

In THE LONG EARTH by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter, police officer Monica Jansson is exploring the burned-out home of a reclusive scientist who seems to have vanished. Sifting through the wreckage, Jansson finds a curious gadget: a box containing some rudimentary wiring, a three-way switch, and…a potato. It is the prototype of an invention that will change the way humankind views the world forever.

Week of June 17, 2013

In James Patterson and Marshall Karp's NYPD RED, a special NYPD task force is charged with monitoring Hollywood on the Hudson, an event that brings more celebrities than usual to New York. A producer fatally collapses at a breakfast, and Detective Zach Jordan and his new partner/ex-girlfriend Kylie MacDonald must solve some of the most brutal crimes they've encountered that are sending New York City into chaos.