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|Dear Friends, |Happy Valentines Day!
Haven't picked out something special for your Valentine yet? Our pick is The Art of Healing Heartbeats
by Jan-Philip Sendker. It's a wonderful, magical love story set in Burma. A bestselling sensation in Europe, it's just been released in the US in a beautiful french-flapped paperback. True love never dies!
Join the discussion this week!
Drop by on Saturday afternoon, 1pm, to meet
Dr. Cristina Guarneri as she signs copies of her new thriller, See No Evil.
And then some?
March 1st, we are hosting our first No Guilt Book Club with Liz Egan, Book Editor of Self magazine.
Join Green Brook Country Club's Book Review at a luncheon with Erik Larson, author of The Garden of the Beasts
on May 10th, 11:30am.
Seating is limited and this is a priority event! $36 per person.
Reservations: Green Brook Country Club, 973-228-1800.
We will be at the luncheon with books, or you may purchase here beforehand.
This month we are pleased to be highlighting many debut authors. Use the coupon below and treat yourself to a book! For you ereaders, we have included links to the downloads. Haven't downloaded from us yet? Check out our Google eBook Guide.
And wait! More on eBooks. Algonquin Publisher is offering 7 backlist titles for 7 days at $1.99! See below.
Enjoy your reading-- Margot, Carolyn, Marina, Nicole, Marisela and Liane
|What's New this Month||February 2012 |
A debut novel from an independent bookseller raised and living in Alaska, and it is just beautiful. Alaska 1920, a child built out of snow seems to come to life. Is she real? The perfect fairy tale book to be read under the covers this winter. Really something special. Hardcover and Google eBook
|No One is Here Except All of Us
An isolated Romanian Jewish village tries to save itself from a war through sheer force of imagination - all at the suggestion of a young girl. No One is a unique and creative novel, poetically written by a new young novelist. Hardcover and Google eBook.
The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
Introverts are not quiet because they are shy -- they are listening, innovating and contemplating, rather than talking, self-promoting or brainstorming in teams. A fascinating look at the power of introverts, and how we have undervalued them. Hardcover and Google eBook.
|Thinking the Twentieth Century
Tony Judt with Timothy Snyder
The twentieth century comes to life as an age of ideas. "The two authors range over the entire 20th century, focusing on the ideas that shaped it rather than events . . . Essential reading for anyone who purports to be well educated.'' --Library Journal. Hardcover and Google eBook.
A sophisticated page-turner about a wealthy New York family embroiled in a financial scandal with cataclysmic consequences. The Darlings offers an irresistible glimpse into the highest echelons of NY society, a world seldom seen by outsiders, and a fast-paced thriller of epic proportions. A fictional Too Big to Fail. Hardcover and Google eBook.
|History of a Pleasure-Seeker
History of a Pleasure Seeker is a brilliantly written portrait of the senses, a novel about pleasure and those who are in search of it; those who embrace it, luxuriate in it, need it; and those who deprive themselves of it as they do those they love. It is a book that will beguile and transport you-to another world, another time, another state of being. Hardcover and Google eBook.
|All There Is|
All There is Is, a testament to love's remarkable endurance. From the founder of StoryCorps, Dave Isay, this powerful collection bears witness to real love, in its many varied forms, enriching our understanding of that most magical feeling. For your sweetheart! Hardcover and Google eBook.
|How to Be Black
Have you ever been called "too black" or "not black enough"?
Have you ever befriended or worked with a black person?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, this book is for you.
Raised by a pro-black, Pan-Afrikan single mother during the crack years of 1980s Washington, DC, and educated at Sidwell Friends School and Harvard University, Baratunde Thurston has over thirty years' experience being black. Funny, satirical and on point about what it means to be black in the US today. Hardcover and Google eBook
Edward St. Aubyn
Mourning his mother, an American heiress who gave up the grandeur of her upbringing for "good works," Patrick finds that his transition to orphanhood may not be the liberation he had so long imagined. "With lacerating humor and razor sharp imagery, St. Aubyn continues to work out his themes: the follies of the British upper class, the 'psychological impact of inherited wealth,' the complex dynamics between parent and child." -Mary Ellen Quinn, Booklist Hardcover and Google eBook.
|Good in a Crisis|
During the four years of physician Margaret Overton's acrimonious divorce, she dated widely and indiscriminately, determined to find her soul mate and live happily ever after. But then she discovered she had a brain aneurysm. She discovered it at a particularly awkward moment on a date with one of many Mr. Wrongs. Good in a Crisis is Overton's laugh-out-loud funny story of dealing with the most serious of life's problems: loss of life, loss of love, loss of innocence.
Hardcover and Google eBook.
The charming real-life fairy tale of an American secretary who discovers she has been chosen king of an impoverished fishing village on the west coast of Africa. A quirky and sweet story of how a deeply traditional African town has been uplifted by the ambitions of its headstrong, decidedly modern female king. Hardcover and Google eBook.
February: New Hardcover Books!
Please present this coupon and receive 20% discount on any of the hardcover books highlighted in this newsletter: The Snow Child, All There Is, At Last, How to Be Black, Thinking the Twentieth Century, No One is Here Except All of Us, The Darlings,
Quiet, Good in a Crisis, King Peggy and History of a Pleasure Seeker.
|Offer Expires: |
February 29, 2012