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Unwritten by Charles Martin

Two Shattered Souls Find Hope in Novel by Charles Martin

May 31, 2013 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

Unwritten (Center Street/Hachette, May 2013) Charles Martin AUDIO Interview with Charles Martin New York Times bestselling author discusses his latest novel, Unwritten  20-minute audio interview A broken recluse, living on his boat off the Florida coast is compelled by his priest to somehow help save a famous actress determined to kill herself. The novel, titled, Unwritten, is the Read more »


Why Does One Stay in a Life One Doesn’t Want? Douglas Kennedy Asks

Apr 26, 2013 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

“With FIVE DAYS, Douglas Kennedy has crafted a brilliant meditation on regret, fidelity, family, and second chances that will have you breathlessly turning pages to find out what happened in the past and what will happen next. At once heartbreaking and hopeful, it is a powerful new work of fiction by an internationally acclaimed writer at the height of his powers.” Read more »


Isaac Marion’s Debut Novel, Warm Bodies, Redefines Zombie Genre

Dec 19, 2012 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

Newcomer writer Isaac Marion has a new take on the iconic tale of ROMEO AND JULIET. Sure, ROMEO AND JULIET is the classic love story, but it’s also a story of doomed love. In his brilliant debut novel, WARM BODIES (Emily Bestler Books; $15.00; December 25, 2012), Marion takes matters into his own hands and envisions an entirely new ending for two disparate people who triumph through love Read more »


Former Publishing Insider Peter McCarthy Offers Insights Into Random House and Penguin Merger

Nov 28, 2012 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

Former Random House and Penguin Vice President Peter McCarthy provides an insider’s look at the planned merger between the world’s two largest publishing entities, Penguin and Random House. McCarthy has held executive positions at both Penguin Group (USA) and Random House, Inc, where he focused on marketing innovation, digital business development, and corporate strategy, and knows the major players from each organization Read more »


Joanne Harris, Bestselling Author of Chocolat Again Weaves Her Magic

Oct 28, 2012 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

Anyone who has read Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat, an international bestseller, will be familiar with the deliciously warm character of Vianne Rocher. In Harris’ latest novel, PEACHES FOR FATHER FRANCIS (Viking October 2012), it’s eight years later and Vianne receives a letter from beyond the grave from her friend Armande, summoning her back from her life on a houseboat in Paris to the quaint village of Lansquenet where she used to run her chocolate shop Read more »


Jennifer Dubois is Finding Meaning in the Face of Doom

Sep 27, 2012 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

In Jennifer DuBois’ debut novel, A PARTIAL HISTORY OF LOST CAUSES (Dial Press Trade Paperback 2012), a long-lost letter links two disparate characters each searching for meaning against seemingly insurmountable odds— – a former Soviet chess champion running a presidential campaign against Putin and a young woman living in fear of a disease she knows she will inherit Read more »


Kobo Books Dives Beneath the Covers of Fifty Shades of Grey

Aug 28, 2012 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James continues to turn up the heat on e-book sales. Everybody’s reading it and the momentum for this phenomeonon is showing no signs of slowing. The hot series continues to top Kobo Books’ bestseller lists. Just last month, the title had sold 20 million copies in the US alone Read more »


Spencer Quinn’s New Chet and Bernie Mystery Captures the Emotional Connection Between Man and Dog

Jul 29, 2012 | Format: Audio | Contributor: Doris Booth

Spencer Quinn burst onto the literary scene three novels back with bestseller Dog On It, a fresh and funny romp hailed as “pure comedic genius” by Publishers Weekly. Narrated by Chet the Dog and co-starring his favorite human, private investigator Bernie Little, Quinn’s remarkable debut prompted the Los Angeles Times to write, “Nothing short of masterful…Sequels are a given, and a must.” Read more »