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Eloisa James Continues to Impress in “Born to be Wilde”

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The year is 1780 and we’re on book 3 of The Wildes of Lindow Castle by Eloisa James, Born to Be Wilde (Avon). The Wildes are an extraordinary extended family:  eccentric, outrageous, loving and full of joy. They are the perfect reflection of rambunctious Georgian high society. The Wildes are an utter delight. Born to be Wilde is the story of Parth Sterling, adoptive son and brother to the Wilde clan, and Miss Lavinia Gray, a beauty who believes herself to be an heiress until she discovers that her mother’s criminal behaviour has ruined the family.  Lavinia and Parth have always had a prickly relationship but when Lavinia needs to find a rich husband she proposes to Parth, only to be rejected. Parth’s…

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‘The Light We Lost’ Author Jill Santopolo Chats about the Upcoming Film Adaptation and Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club

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In 2013, Sean Tuohy met Daniel Ford at a Halloween party and they immediately hit it off. The Writer’s Bone podcast wasn’t born on that exact night, but they were able to discuss some of their favorite things like writing, screenwriting, books, movies, comedy, and comic books. Daniel and Sean feel that they are in the middle of something very big and wonderful and BookTrib is happy to be a partner in this endeavor.  Jill Santopolo, author The Light We Lost, returns to the podcast! She chats with Stephanie Schaefer about the paperback edition of the novel, writing the screenplay for the upcoming film adaption, and Reese Witherspoon selecting The Light We Lost for her book club.   To learn more about Jill Santopolo, visit her official website, like her Facebook…

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18 New Releases You May Have Missed

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We are always looking for new and exciting reads, art books and under the radar authors to help you diversify your bookshelf. Here, we have 18 new releases you may have missed this month, including new books by some of your favorite bestselling authors like Danielle Steel and Lisa Genova. Drama, literary fiction, mystery, cooking and crime are just a few of the genres covered here. Rather than take our word for it, see for yourself; below you will find a preview for each book and one-click easy ordering via Amazon. These newbies (especially the cookbooks) are great for the upcoming holiday weekend! Every Note Played: A Novel (Gallery/Scout Press), Lisa Genova Duel to the Death: An Ali Reynolds Mystery…

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Sacred and Complex, Amy Bloom’s ‘White Houses’ Chronicles First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt’s Secret Affair

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One of the highlights of my year, thus far, was interviewing bestselling author, Amy Bloom about her new book, White Houses. Released in time for Valentine’s Day (February 13, Penguin Random House) with rave reviews from the likes of Joyce Carol Oates, White Houses is a love story about a complex affair steeped in our history between a First Lady and a woman— a journalist— that spanned more than three decades. Bloom’s novel is based on the real-life love affair between Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena “Hick” Hickok. This story about to women in love is wrought with obvious challenges given the times— when same-sex relationships and extramarital affairs were taboo.  Add substantial class differences between the women and therein lies a story…

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The Weekly Round Up: Madonna’s ‘Sex’ Turns 25, #BlackBiblio at Yale Trends on Twitter and Anthrax Guitarist Scott Ian Pens Memoir

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Our new weekend column on The Weekly Round Up covers all the news in the publishing world! Each Saturday and Sunday, stay abreast of what’s new, your favorite writers, literary events, openings and book signings.  Today Sex with Madonna and musical mayhem rule!  Madonna’s ‘Sex’ Turns 25 Twenty-five years ago, Madonna shocked the world, again, with one of the most “daring” periods of her careers, according to HuffPost writer Matthew Jacobs.  The books Sex and it’s vinyl companion Erotica hit the market on October 22 and 21, respectively, in 1992. Topping The New York Times Bestsellers list, the book sold a phenomenal 150,000 copies its first day.  While it was devoured by fans, critics and the moral compass of our nation—…

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The Queen of the Steamy Hollywood Novel: A Remembrance of Jackie Collins

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The book world lost some of its bling when author Jackie Collins passed September 19 at the age of 77. Known as the Queen of the Steamy Hollywood novel, Collins was a dropout who followed her older sister, actress Joan Collins to Los Angeles in the late 1950s. “It was like, Hollywood or reform school,” she told the Telegraph, a British newspaper in 2012. It was there that she dated movie stars and started eavesdropping on the glitterati. Collins developed a hunger to tell the kind of stories she listened to—full of glamor, gossip and, of course, sex. In 1968 she published her first novel, deemed so scandalous it was banned in Australia and South Africa. It’s no wonder that…

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