[bksvol-discuss] January Sizzle from Julie Garwood, plus new work by Amy Bloom, Alexander McCall Smith & more.

  • From: "Jamie Yates, CPhT" <mirxtech@xxxxxxxxx>
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  • Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 14:30:22 -0500

Written by Julie Garwood
Read by Susan Denaker

Whether it's exhilarating historical romance or spine-tingling contemporary
suspense, Julie Garwood weaves magnificent stories of passion, adventure,
and intrigue. Now she raises the heat and spices up the action with a sexy,
smart, daring new heroine and a smoldering thriller that's classic
Garwood--and pure Sizzle.

Where the God of Love Hangs Out
Written by Amy Bloom

Love, in its many forms and complexities, weaves through this collection by
Amy Bloom, the bestselling author of Away. Bloom's astonishing and astute
new work of interconnected stories illuminates the mysteries of passion,
family, and friendship.

Written by Amy Greene

Named for a flower whose blood-red sap possesses the power both to heal and
poison, Bloodroot is a stunning fiction debut about the legacies--of magic
and madness, faith and secrets, passion and loss--that haunt one family
across the generations, from the Great Depression to today.

True Confections
Written by Katharine Weber

Take chocolate candy, add a family business at war with itself, and stir
with an outsider’s perspective. This is the recipe for True Confections, the
irresistible new novel by Katharine Weber, a writer whose work has won
accolades from Iris Murdoch, Madeleine L’Engle, Wally Lamb, and Kate
Atkinson, to name a few.

The Unbearable Lightness of Scones
Written by Alexander Mccall Smith

The witty and utterly delightful new novel in the national bestselling 44
Scotland Street series. With his customary deftness, Alexander McCall Smith
once again brings us an absorbing and entertaining tale of some of
Scotland's most quirky and beloved characters--all set in the beautiful,
stoic city of Edinburgh.

Breaking Out of Bedlam
Written by Leslie Larson

In Breaking Out of Bedlam, Leslie Larson captures the loneliness and secrets
that lurk within families, the hardscrabble reality facing women with
limited resources, and the resilience of a woman who survives, despite all
the odds, through an unlikely combination of passion, humor, and faith.

36 Arguments for the Existence of God
Written by Rebecca Goldstein

Through the enchantment of fiction, award-winning novelist and MacArthur
Fellow Rebecca Newberger Goldstein plunges into the great debate of our day:
the clash between faith and reason.

"Rollicking….Irreverent and witty, Goldstein seamlessly weaves philosophy
into this lively and colorful chronicle of intellectual and emotional
--Publishers Weekly, starred review

The Privileges
Written by Jonathan Dee

"Here is an incredibly readable, intelligent, incisive portrait of a
particular kind of American family. Jonathan Dee takes us inside the world
of what desire for wealth can do, and cannot do, for the self, the soul, and
the family. The Privileges is told with admirable conciseness and yet with
great breadth, and the reader is swept along, watching the complications of
such desire unfold."
--Elizabeth Strout, author of Olive Kitteridge

Very LeFreak
Written by Rachel Cohn

From the co-author of Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist comes this funny,
touching, and surely recognizable story about a girl and the technology
habit that threatens everything.
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover

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