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Announcing the Holiday Haul-a-Day

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Your neighbor wrestling those plastic reindeer onto his roof can only mean one thing—it’s the holidays! Actually, here at BookTrib, it’s the Haul-A-Days.  From Black Friday to New Year’s Eve, BookTrib is giving away gifts to surprise and delight our readers. Everything from Etsy creations inspired by literature to hip new products from the book world, we’ve got the stuff to make a Kringle jealous. Oh, did we mention books? A whole haul of them! One book, two books, three books—an entire box of books—are you excited yet? Surprise is the best part of the holidays and by joining us every day you can enter to win that day’s magical gift box. (We promise—no neckties!) But like a certain princess’s…

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Video: Missed It? Live Interview with Jack MacLean, Author of Global Predator

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ABOUT GLOBAL PREDATOR High above the mountains of the North West Frontier, a Global Predator circles waiting to unleash its Hellfire missiles. The trail of Osama Bin Laden’s deputy, the elusive Egyptian terror master, Ayman al-Zawahiri has gone cold until a chance recording identified by a translator at the National Security Agency offers new clues. A special intelligence team assembles and plots to catch at him at a meeting with other high ranking al Qaeda leaders. In Pakistan’s beautiful Swat Valley, the local Taliban have been stepping up their attacks on anyone educating girls. English aid worker Sally is taken hostage while visiting one of her schools. When Wilkins, escaping his reckless trading mistakes at his London bank, is forced…

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Video: Missed It? Interview with Susan & Lloyd Ecker and I Am Sophie Tucker (+ CD)

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ABOUT I AM SOPHIE TUCKER Features more than 90 beautiful color and 120 black and white period illustrations. Part fairy tale, part crime novel, part rags to riches Hollywood myth, I Am Sophie Tucker tells the outrageous story of one of showbiz’s biggest personalities. From 1906 through the beginning of television, Sophie Tucker and her bawdy, brash, and risqué songs paved the way for performers such as West, Monroe, Midler, Cher, Madonna, and Gaga. “Sophie was like the Forrest Gump of the first half of the 1900s,” says co-author Susan Ecker. “She was close friends with seven presidents, King George VI, young Queen Elizabeth, Chaplin, J. Edgar, Capone, Garland, Jerry Lewis, Sinatra and every other notable of her era.” Tucker tried to…

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Can she outrun her spy legacy? Enter to win “Blamed” and undercover treats

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Born into a long line of spies, sanctioned killers and covert weapons developers, Beth Faraday carried out her first hit-for-hire when she was still a teenager. That part of her life—the American spy royalty part—ended one year ago, with a job gone wrong in Afghanistan. But someone, somewhere, hasn’t forgotten what Beth did in Kabul. And they want revenge.  As the Faraday clan bands together to defend Beth and protect their legacy, Beth is forced to flee her new home with the unlikeliest of allies — MI6 agent Raleigh Vick, the only man she’s ever loved. And the one she thought she’d killed in the desert.   ENTER OUR “BLAMED” GIVEAWAY TO WIN: • A digital copy of Blamed by…

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Video: Missed It? Live Interview: Barb Schmidt and a chance to WIN The Practice

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ABOUT THE PRACTICE The mind has a way of interfering with personal happiness, often causing stress and doubt. Getting in touch with one’s inner source of peace and following its guidance over the mind’s often-unfounded concerns requires training and discipline. Knowing this truth intimately, Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life Founder Barb Schmidt developed a three-part spiritual discipline called The Practice. The Practice is a toolkit to be used throughout the day to guide people who are looking for confidence, less stress, and deeper meaning along life’s path. These tools are a compilation of the great Truths taught by authentic teachers and masters throughout the centuries from various religious and spiritual traditions.  In the first three chapters of The Practice, readers are guided through the daily…

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Video: Missed It? Interview with Bina Shah, Author of A Season for Martyrs

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ABOUT A SEASON FOR MARTYRS  The U.S. literary debut of an up-and-coming Pakistani novelist and journalist.  Ali Sikandar is assigned to cover the arrival of Benazir Bhutto, the opposition leader who has returned home to Karachi after eight years of exile to take part in the presidential race. Already eager to leave for college in the U.S. and marry his forbidden Hindu girlfriend, Ali loses a friend in a horrific explosion and finds himself swept up in events larger than his individual struggle for identity and love when he joins the People’s Resistance Movement, a group that opposes President Musharraf. Amidst deadly terrorist attacks and protest marches, this contemporary narrative thread weaves in flashbacks that chronicle the deep and beautiful tales…

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Video: Missed It? Interview with Kristin Cast, Author of Redeemed

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ABOUT REDEEMED  The final electrifying installment in the #1 New York Times bestselling vampyre series. Zoey Redbird is in trouble. Having released the Seer Stone to Aphrodite, and surrendered herself to the Tulsa Police, she has isolated herself from her friends and mentors, determined to face the punishment she deserves—even if that means her body will reject the change, and begin to die. Only the love of those closest to her can save her from the Darkness in her spirit; but a terrible evil has emerged from the shadows, more powerful than ever…  Neferet has finally made herself known to mortals. Crowning herself a Dark Goddess, she is evil unleashed and is enslaving the citizens of Tulsa. The vampyres of the House of…

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Free For All: The first major documentary about libraries needs your help

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A library is like a literary Shangri-la to a book lover. The lobby teems with children skirting around their parents’ feet eagerly waiting to check out their favorite books. Tweens dive into comfy chairs to lose themselves in the latest YA novel. High school students scratch their pencils on piles of homework in the quiet section as aspiring writers tap away on laptops. Elderly patrons get help with their taxes or are shown how to use the computers. And librarians pass among them, checking on this tender and diverse community. What would America be without its public libraries? Contrary to popular belief, more people use their local library than ever before, and yet libraries are endangered by drastic budget cuts,…

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Video: Missed It? Interview with Beth Revis, Author of The Body Electric

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This #BTLiveChat will be moderated by Rachel Carter.  ABOUT THE BODY ELECTRIC  The future world is at peace. Ella Shepherd has dedicated her life to using her unique gift–the ability to enter people’s dreams and memories using technology developed by her mother–to help others relive their happy memories. But not all is at it seems. Ella starts seeing impossible things–images of her dead father, warnings of who she cannot trust. Her government recruits her to spy on a rebel group, using her ability to experience–and influence–the memories of traitors. But the leader of the rebels claims they used to be in love–even though Ella’s never met him before in her life. Which can only mean one thing… Someone’s altered her memory. Ella’s gift is enough…

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Video: Missed It? Interview with P.C. Cast, Author of Redeemed (+ Win a Goddess Gift Bag)

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ABOUT REDEEMED  The final electrifying installment in the #1 New York Times bestselling vampyre series. Zoey Redbird is in trouble. Having released the Seer Stone to Aphrodite, and surrendered herself to the Tulsa Police, she has isolated herself from her friends and mentors, determined to face the punishment she deserves—even if that means her body will reject the change, and begin to die. Only the love of those closest to her can save her from the Darkness in her spirit; but a terrible evil has emerged from the shadows, more powerful than ever…  Neferet has finally made herself known to mortals. Crowning herself a Dark Goddess, she is evil unleashed and is enslaving the citizens of Tulsa. The vampyres of the House of…

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Video: Missed It? Live Interview with Amanda Filipacchi about her wickedly surreal novels

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ABOUT THE BOOKS VAPOR is the tale of Damon Wetly, a sexy scientist obsessed with creating clouds. After he is rescued from thugs by Anna Graham, an aspiring actress, Damon takes it upon himself to grant Anna her wish of becoming one of Hollywood’s finest. Wetly does the unthinkable and forces her to relearn everything – walking, talking, thinking, eating and even breathing – by denying her free will. Damon’s nefarious ways compel Anna to tap into her inner spirit transforming herself into an unbelievably talented actress. Just when it seems that her fairy tale ending is around the corner, a dramatic change of events could cause her entire world and happiness to vaporize. Filipacchi artfully intertwines two memorable characters…

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Video: Missed It? Watch Greg O’Brien, Author of ON PLUTO: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s

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ABOUT ON PLUTO This is a book about living with Alzheimer’s, not dying with it. It is a book about hope, faith, and humor—a prescription far more powerful than the conventional medication available today to fight this disease. Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S.—and the only one of these diseases on the rise. More than 5 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia; about 35 million people worldwide. Greg O’Brien, an award-winning investigative reporter, has been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s and is one of those faceless numbers. Acting on long-term memory and skill coupled with well-developed journalistic grit, O’Brien decided to tackle the disease and his imminent decline by writing frankly…

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Even book lovers indulge in a little video play every once in a while — here’s one we love

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When this remake of The Beach Boys’ masterpiece God Only Knows came across our computer screens here at BookTrib HQ we couldn’t wait to share the beautiful rendition with all of our readers. With the help of a few familiar faces, this new spin on a classic celebrates the launch of BBC Music… so sit back, relax, and watch the magic unfold.

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Video: Missed It? Live Interview with James MacManus, Author of Sleep in Peace Tonight

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ABOUT SLEEP IN PEACE TONIGHT It’s January 1941, and the Blitz is devastating England. Food supplies are low, Tube stations in London have become bomb shelters, and U-boats have hampered any hope of easy victory. Though the United States maintains its isolationist position, Churchill knows that England is finished without the aid of its powerful ally. Harry Hopkins, President Roosevelt’s most trusted adviser, is sent to London as his emissary, and there he falls under the spell of Churchill’s commanding rhetoric—and legendary drinking habits. As he experiences life in a country under attack, Hopkins questions the United States’ silence in the war. But back home FDR is paranoid about the isolationist lobby, and even Hopkins is having trouble convincing him…

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Video: Missed It? After Dark Interview with Lisa Marie Rice and Midnight Vengeance

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Special offers brought to you by Want to enjoy Midnight Vengeance in eBook form? Special pricing is good for a limited time and only available to those watching BookTrib’s Live Chat with author Lisa Marie Rice. After redeeming your promotional offer for Midnight Vengeance, you may access it on the web, or from your smartphone or tablet.  Folks can also text BOOKTRIB  to 67076. Texting is within the US only.   MIDNIGHT VENGEANCE Morton “Jacko” Jackman isn’t afraid of anything. He’s a former Navy SEAL sniper, and he’s been in more firefights than most people have had hot meals. Lauren Dare scares the crap out of him. Gorgeous, talented and refined, she’s the type of woman who could never be…

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