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Kathleen Givens has Died

We received news today that author Kathleen Givens died unexpectedly this weekend. Ms. Givens was the author of several Scottish historicals, including The Destiny, for which she won a 2004 RITA award and Rivals for the Crown, which was her … Continue reading

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The Diana Gabaldon Booksigning

“There’s a reason I write long books: I like digressions.” That’s how Diana Gabaldon started off her booksigning for An Echo in the Bone (9/23 at the Tattered Cover in Highlands Ranch, CO). Since I’m a bit of a fan … Continue reading

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RWA Announces the DC Literacy Signing Author Listing

The line up is up and it looks fantastic! The 2009 booksigning – open to everyone – will take place on July 15th at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in DC from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Are you going? ┬áIf … Continue reading

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Disappointed Expectations – and Another Kerfuffle

You may have heard of the controversy concerning Lori Foster’s latest book, My Man Michael. This book is part of the SBC Fighter series, a contemporary series, albeit one with mild suspense elements, about mixed martial arts fighters — but … Continue reading

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Lisa Valdez – A Publication Date for Patience?

Readers at our forums recently noted that the Barnes & Noble website indicates that Patience, the long-awaited second novel from Lisa Valdez, would be out starting today. Given that the author’s website does not appear to have been updated since … Continue reading

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Happy New Year to All – and Elizabeth Elliott News!

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful 2008, and I know that I’m looking forward to a good reading year of 2009. Based on the information already released by publishers, the year certainly looks promising. By now, many … Continue reading

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