Authors On Tour – Live!
Summary: "Authors On Tour - Live" is a free weekly podcast featuring best-selling authors ranging from Al Franken to Joan Didion reading from and discussing their newest books. The website for "Authors On Tour - Live" includes a schedule of upcoming author podcasts, archives plus a place where listeners an create a "ReviewCast."
Harvard PhD student Bambi Benson does undercover research at a dive bar. Local celebrity Trip Whitley mistakes her for just another waitress, and since he hopes to ruffle the feathers of his well-connected family, he suggests that Bambi take on the role of his girlfriend, and receive compensation for her efforts. Bambi agrees and formulates a trap: Trip will realize the error of his ways when she reveals her true identity, and teaches him not to judge base on appearances. Pixel Entertainment, $14.99, September 1, 2012, ISBN #: 978-1-938511-01-1 [display_podcast]
A complete guide for the creative hobbyist who wants to take the next step and quit his or her day job to make a living from a creative passion. Part coaching handbook, part partical nuts-and-bolts guidebook to developing a business plan that will work and be sustainable. Storey Publishing, $16.95, July 2012, ISBN #: 9781603429894 [display_podcast]
In this fresh, funny, utterly irresistible memoir, Susan Morse offers readers a look at a mother-daughter relationship that is both universal and unique. For anyone who’s wondered how they made it through their childhood with their sanity intact, for every multitasking woman coping simultaneously with parents and children, for those of us who love our parents come hell or high water (because we just can’t help it), Susan Morse’s story is surprising, reassuring, and laugh-out-loud funny. A beguiling journey of love, forbearance, and self-discovery, The Habit introduces two unforgettable women you’ll be glad to know — from a safe distance. Open Road Integrated Media, $16.99, November 2011, ISBN #: 978-1-4532-1971-3. [display_podcast]
Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing, an innovative devotional by bestselling author Sally Lloyd-Jones (The Jesus Storybook Bible), presents 101 insightful, biblical thoughts that build a reader's personal day-by-day relationship with Jesus and create a deeper understanding of faith. Through the text and beautiful art by Jago, discover God seeks to know us with an amazing and grace-filled love. Zonderkidz, $16.99, ISBN #: 9780310721635. [display_podcast]
Today, there is a Turtle Boat in the bay and the samurai are being very secretive. All the animals of Fujimini Island are wondering if this is the day of the big mission and what it could be. Will Pink and Green Hamsters' curiosity get the best of them or will they help make the mission a success? Once Kids, April 2012, ISBN # 978-1-4675-1741-6 [display_podcast]
Gillian Flynn's debut novel, Sharp Objects, was an Edgar Award finalist and the winner of two of Britain's Dagger Awards. Flynn reads from and discusses her new thriller Gone Girl, which has received incredible advance critical praise, including starred reviews from Publisher's Weekly, Kirkus, and Booklist. With her razor-sharp writing and trademark psychological insight, Flynn delivers another fast-paced, devilishly dark, and ingeniously plotted thriller that confirms her status as one of the hottest writers around. ($25.00) Crown ISBN #9780307588364. You can visit Gillian Flynn’s official web site as well. [display_podcast] Listen to Authors On Tour - Live! podcasts anywhere - Download our FREE apps for iPhone or Android!
If you’re interested in how things work, this guide will help you experiment with one crucial system you usually ignore—your body and its health. Long hours focusing on code or circuits tends to stifle notions of nutrition, but with this educational and highly useful book you can approach fitness through science, whether it’s investigating your ancestral health or using the latest self-tracking apps and gear. Tune into components of your health through discussions on food, exercise, sleep, hormesis, and other issues—as well as interviews with various scientists and athletes—and discover healthy ways to tinker with your lifestyle. O’Reilly Media, $34.99, April 2012, ISBN #: 1-4493-9989-4. [display_podcast]
Kate Winters has won immortality. But if she wants a life in the Underworld with Henry, she’ll have to fight for it. Harlequin TEEN author Aimee Carter delivers the highly anticipated second book in The Goddess Test series with Goddess Interrupted. Harlequin TEEN, March 27, 2012, ISBN: 978-0373210459 [display_podcast]
In a future world, Vampires reign. Humans are blood cattle. And one girl will search for the key to save humanity. Bestselling author Julie Kagawa delivers book one in a new Blood of Eden series for Harlequin TEEN. A genuine page-turner...Julie Kagawa is a strong new voice in the young adult world. Harlequin TEEN, April 24, 2012, ISBN: 978-0373210510 [display_podcast]
Ready to move to the Mac? This incomparable guide helps you make a smooth transition. New York Times columnist and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue gets you past three challenges: transferring your stuff, assembling Mac programs so you can do what you did with Windows, and learning your way around Mac OS X. O’Reilly Media/Pogue Press, $29.99, March 2012, ISBN #: 9781449398538. [display_podcast]
Enter a bright new world of entertainment with Amazon’s red hot tablet. This guide lights the way with lots of illustrations and step-by-step instructions for browsing the Web, emailing, playing games, and viewing books, movies, and magazines in blazing color. Learn how to manage your media library on the Fire and in the cloud—and where to find the coolest apps. Everything you need is right here. O’Reilly Media/Pogue Press, $19.99, February 2012, ISBN #:9781449399894 [display_podcast]
Publishers Mark Stevens and Mike Keefe present The Asphalt Warrior, the first of ten comic novels by the late Gary Reilly featuring Denver cab driver Brendan Murphy, a.k.a. "Murph." All the Murph novels are set in the Denver area and follow Murph to The Brown Palace, DIA, along East Colfax Avenue, and all around the local neighborhoods. Murph is not only a likable cabbie, he's a tour guide to life who sees and savors the small things, and wonders about the big questions. The next volume, Ticket to Hollywood will be released this fall. ($14.95) Running Meter Press ISBN #9780984786008. You can visit The Asphalt Warrior’s official web site as well. [display_podcast] Listen to Authors On Tour - Live! podcasts anywhere - Download our FREE apps for iPhone or Android!
From the acclaimed, bestselling author of Stardust, The Good German, and Los Alamos—a gripping tale of an American undercover agent in 1945 Istanbul who descends into the murky cat-and-mouse world of compromise and betrayal that will come to define the entire post-war era. Rich with atmosphere and period detail, Joseph Kanon’s latest novel flawlessly blends fact and fiction into a haunting thriller about the dawn of the Cold War, once again proving why Kanon has been hailed as the “heir apparent to Graham Greene” (The Boston Globe). Atria Books, $26.00, May 29, 2012, ISBN #: 978-1439156414 [display_podcast]