Tag Archives: Charlaine Harris

So Long, Sookie, Goodbye!

There are very few book series that have had me anticipating the release date of the next book with tremendous excitement. The Harry Potter books, George R.R. Martin’s Fire and Ice series, Stephen King’s Dark Tower series and Diana Gabaldon’s … Continue reading

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The (Not So) Magic Moment

In her blog titled Stuart’s Coat, Sara’s Spectacles, and Jessica’s Glove , Sandy talked about “those hit-you-in-the-heart scenes. The kind you remember. The kind you share with other readers who very often respond “Yes!” The kind that make you feel … Continue reading

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Charlaine Harris Winners and a Hint (or Two) About Next Week

First things first:  Linda Henderson, Margaret, Sally, Martha Lawson, and Mary C are the winners in this week’s Charlaine Harris contest.  Thanks to everyone who entered and to Ace for donating the books. And now here’s a hint.  If you’re … Continue reading

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Books with Buzz: 2010 Charlaine Harris Interview and Giveaway (Contest Closed)

May 4th is a big day for Sookie Stackhouse fans when Dead in the Family, the tenth book in the series is finally released.  And, to keep the good news coming, we’re also just a little more than a month … Continue reading

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Casting My Favorites

We’re talking casting here again at the AAR blog. Lynn wrote earlier this week about how she never, ever visualizes actors as characters in a novel she’s reading.  Truth is I rarely do either. But sometimes something just clicks and … Continue reading

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Who Are Your Favorite Bad Boys?

They’re mad, bad, and dangerous to know.  And we couldn’t live without them.  (In fiction, that is.) From the first moment I was introduced to prototypical Bad Boy Vidal in Georgette Heyer’s Devil’s Cub, I’ve been a sucker for the … Continue reading

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What Defines Literary Crack?

I think we all know when we’re in the thrall of big time book crack. But, hey, since defining the blazingly obvious is something we like to do around here sometimes, here goes:  Literary crack (the good kind) is a … Continue reading

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Eating My Words (With a Large Side of Crow)

First of all, if you haven’t read Dead and Gone, the latest in Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse series, and you have any intention of reading it ever in your lifetime, then stop reading this blog. Seriously.  I mean it. If … Continue reading

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Charlaine Harris Winner

I drew a number at random and I came up with 3.  Linda in SW Virginia, our third commenter, is the winner of Dead and Gone. Thanks again to Charlaine and to Ace Books for their generosity in giving us … Continue reading

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Books with Buzz: Charlaine Harris Interview and Giveaway (Contest Now Closed)

On May 5th, the wait is over for Sookie Stackhouse fans when Dead and Gone, the ninth entry in Charlaine Harris’ incrredible series hits bookstores. As if that wasn’t enough to get your buzz on, season two of True Blood, … Continue reading

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