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An Irresistible BookPerk

An IRRESISTIBLE BookPerk for reading groups in St. Louis.   

Susan Elizabeth PhillipsAttend a Private Cocktail Party with New York Times Bestselling Author Susan Elizabeth Phillips.                    



Chat with Susan during an intimate evening of hors d'œuvres, wine and desserts at The Four Seasons Hotel St. Call Me IrresistibleLouis in St. Louis, MO on January 17, 2011 from 7pm-9pm.

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Author On the Bookcase: Teresa Medeiros, author of Goodnight Tweetheart

Author On the Bookcase
Teresa Medeiros

Teresa MedeirosI'm excited to welcome Teresa Medeiros, author of Goodnight Tweetheart, to On the Bookcase. Goodnight Tweetheart is a look (very humorous look, at times) at modern communication and the love game. The main character, Abby, is writing her second novel and is at an impasse. Will this new fangled social media site, Twitter, release her writer's block and find her love, as well? Told almost entirely in tweets and DMs, Goodnight Tweetheart is a truly modern take on a classic tale of love and loss — a Griffin and Sabine for the Twitter generation.

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Author On the Bookcase: Ruth Downie, Author of Caveat Emptor

Author On the Bookcase
Ruth Downie

Ruth DownieWelcome, Ruth Downie, to On the Bookcase. Ruth has written the fourth novel, Caveat Emptor, in her historical mystery Medicus series (Medicus, Terra Incognita, Persona Non Grata). The series centers around a doctor and defacto investigater, Gaius Petreius Ruso and his companion, (now wife) Tilla, in 2nd century Roman-occupied Britain.

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Author On the Bookcase: Paula McLain, author of The Paris Wife

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Paula McLain

Paula McLainI'm thrilled to welcome Paula McLain, author of The Paris Wife, to On the Bookcase. Hemingway is one of my favorite writers and have read some biographies of him. Now we can experience him through the eyes of his first wife, Hadley, in Paula's new novel.

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Author On the Bookcase: Debra Ollivier, author of What French Women Know

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Debra Ollivier

Debra OllivierI'm so thrilled to welcome Debra Ollivier, author of What French Women Know: About Love, Sex, and Other Matters of the Heart and Mind, to On the Bookcase. Debra writes that French women don’t give a damn. They don’t expect men to understand them. They don’t care about being liked or being like everyone else. They accept the passage of time; celebrate the immediacy of pleasure; embrace ambiguity and imperfection; and prefer having a life to making a living. American women might learn the basics of the liberating alternatives from the land that knows how to love. 

Bon Jour! Comment ca va?

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Reading Group Choices Gift Books e-newsletter

Gifts for your family and friends! And, pick some up for yourself.

Reading Group Choices Gift Book E-newsletter 

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2010 National Book Awards Winners


The 2010 National Book Awards were announced today.

Here are the winners. Congratulations to all!

Young People's Literature
Kathryn Erskine
Terrance Hayes

Patti Smith
Just Kids

Jaimy Gordon
Lord of Misrule

Have you and will you read of one of the NBA awards?

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Jane Eyre Movie Trailer

This is a must-see! 

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