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Sunday, May 4, 2008

New Releases 5/6

New releases this week include:

The Host by Stephenie Meyer - Her adult debut and it totally rocks! LOVED IT! See post below for synopsis and go buy the book!
The Tenth Gift by Jane Johnson - a 'book about a book.' I blogged about this one earlier this week as well. It was a great literary tale with elements of mystery, adventure, and romance. Another great one.
From Dead to Worse by Charlaine Harris - #8 in the Sookie Stackhouse series takes place just after Hurricane Katrina. 
Careless in Red by Elizabeth George - the return of Thomas Linley (after With No One as Witness)
Phamton Prey by John Sandford - the latest Lucas Davenport mystery. This (along with Harris above) is a series that is going to have to go on my TBR list. I had read the first title, Rules of Prey, years ago, but Sandford is consistently garnering praise from his fellow authors. I'll be rereading Rules asap, guaranteed.
Skeletons of the Feast by Chris Bohjalian - WWII lit-fic that's also going on my "wish list."

On DVD:
PS I Love You based on the novel by Cecelia Ahern. It's not as good as the book, but Gerard Butler and *sigh* Jeffrey Dean Morgan are totally hot and Hillary Swank is really cute in the lead role.
I'm Not There the Bob Dylan bio pick.

New reviews at bookbitch.com:
The Host
The Tenth Gift
Novel About My Wife by Emily Perkins
Bloodstone by Nate Kenyon
And welcome new reviewer Jennnifer Lawrence to the BB team!

Also, check out Cheryl's blog and leave a comment to win a copy of Maggie Marr's new title. And the ever fabulous Toni McGee Causey is running consecutive contests each Sunday until the release of her latest, Bobbie Faye's (Kinda, Sorta, Not Exactly) Family Jewels. Bobbie Faye is great fun (and she's a southerner from LA just like me!). Check out her Murderati blog for details. 
 

3 comments:

J. Kaye Oldner said...

Charlaine Harris is killing me with those book covers...lol!

Cheryl said...

Thanks for the tip and mentioning my blog

jenlaw said...

Awww! Thanks for the welcome!