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Sheila Curran, Everyone She Loved, VABOOK! March 19

Sheila Curran chats about her new novel, Everyone She Loved, this week on the Virginia Festival of the Book!

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Waiting on Wednesday -- Solar by Ian McEwan

Waiting on Wednesday"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

I'm jazzed about Solar by Ian McEwan (March 30, 2010).

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Teaser Tuesday 2/2 An Unfinished Score

My teaser for this week is from An Unfinished Score by Elise Blackwell (Unbridled Books, April 2010)

An Unfinished Score"The applause approached wildness and the stage shook with it when Alex, again staring at her, both of them already consumed, turned his open hand for her to stand as St. Louis bid her farewell.

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Some Old Friends

Can't decide what book to pick for your discussion? Try some oldies and goodies!

Thanks to Book Club Girl for inviting Kenneth Davis author of the bestselling Don't Know Much About Series, to recommend an entire year's worth of contempory and, some classic, book club picks.

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T. Greenwood's New Novel, The Hungry Season

Fans of T. Greenwood (Two Rivers) rejoice – she has a new one coming out in late January!

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Mother's Love in Barbara Delinsky's Not My Daughter

Yea! Barbara Delinsky has got another one -- Not My Daughter, releasing January 2010! The Boston Globe writes Barbara Delinsky  "is a first-rate storyteller who creates characters as familiar as your neighbors." 

No spoilers here, just a summary!

Not My Daughter deals with teenage pregnancy and the loss and heartbreak that comes with it.

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Inquiring Minds Want to Know

Every so often, I get email and/or comments on OTB that I would like to share with you. Sometimes, more cooks in the kitchen can produce a great meal!

Karen runs a “Movie Discussion Group” at her local community center.   “Are there any resources with “suggested questions” for use when discussing movies? Thanks.”


Bonnie asks: “Any ideas for the December meeting? Christmas/holiday themes. One year we went to a play - the Christmas Carol. Last year we all brought in our favorite holiday book.

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