READING STIMULUS PLAN FOR HOSPITALIZED TEEN PATIENTS LAUNCHES JUST IN TIME FOR “SUPPORT TEEN LIT DAY” APRIL 16
Despite economic downturn, generous publishers have donated thousands of young-adult books for readergirlz, Guys Lit Wire, and YALSA to deliver to teens in America’s top pediatric hospitals
March 17, 2009 (Seattle, Wash.) – Teen patients in pediatric hospitals across the United States will receive 8,000 young-adult novels, audiobooks, and graphic… Continue
Added by The Book Cave on March 29, 2009 at 5:47pm —
ATTENTION: LISA JACKSON FANS
If you live on the East Coast within the New York tristate area, mark your calendar for April 7 and head to the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Conn., where Lisa Jackson will be appearing as part of their "Winning Authors" program.
A live discussion will take place from 6:30-7:30, followed by a signing of her latest, MALICE.
Added by The Book Cave on March 6, 2009 at 7:58pm —
Added by The Book Cave on March 5, 2009 at 7:00pm —
I LOVE Stop, You’re Killing Me! SYKM is an INCREDIBLE resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books.
Added by The Book Cave on March 5, 2009 at 5:23pm —
I am addicted to Dave's blog @ Read Street. I have to read it everyday. It is a fun, interesting & witty blog. I sit w/ a nice frosty Poland Spring water & get my *fix*. I am cranky if I don't get to read it @ the time I call MINE. lol.
Dave & Nancy do a gr-8 job.
Keep up the gr-8 posts, guys!!!
Added by The Book Cave on March 4, 2009 at 9:00pm —
Thank you, Michele, for allowing me to post this : ).
Mason and Carter Clover only agree on two things—their baby sister Isabella is a royal pain and their favorite video game, Zamora’s Ultimate Challenge, is totally awesome.
But fantasy turns to reality when Zamora’s evil face appears across the brothers’ television screen. Claiming to have kidnapped Isabella, the queen… Continue
Added by The Book Cave on March 3, 2009 at 8:00pm —
I am posting this straight from my friend Jessica's site...
She is a talented girl. Fresh, Fun, Witty.
Chole Carter is the real deal.
*** My reviews will be posted soon : ).
If you have an appetite for crime, join Chloe Carter, food connoisseur, aimless grad student, and resilient survivor of failed romances . . .
Chloe Carter is forever on a quest for the perfect meal and the perfect man. Getting both in one shot is irresistible.… Continue
Added by The Book Cave on March 1, 2009 at 7:00pm —
Mew is for Murder is the first book in a terrific series featuring freelance writer & cat lover Theda Krakow.
Following a precious stray kitten, Theda stumbles upon an old woman holed up in a decrepit house full of cats.
Thea goes to interview " cat " lady Lillian and finds her dead.
Everything points to her death being an accident except for the fact that someone keeps breaking into Lillian’s house.
It is rumored there is hidden treasure in the… Continue
Added by The Book Cave on February 28, 2009 at 3:17pm —
Cattery Row is Clea Simon's second foray in the Theda Krakow series.
In this sophomore outting Theda's caught up in murder, extortion and cat thefts.
In recent months, eight catteries near Boston have been broken into, and expensive show cats stolen.
Theda is bewildered over these thefts. Afterall, without documents of their lineage, the cats are practically worthless, so why would anyone steal them?
Her friends are having their own problems.… Continue
Added by The Book Cave on February 28, 2009 at 3:16pm —
Clea Simon does it again. Third time's a charm for this gifted storyteller.
Freelance journalist Theda Krakow is back with a cat story that is anything but warm & fuzzy.
A fervent animal rights activist is run over during a feral cat rescue at a proposed development site in a Beantown suburb.
When her death becomes a murder investigation, Theda discovers that the victim was rescuing feral cats during a winter storm. Theda decides to help her friend Violet, a… Continue
Added by The Book Cave on February 28, 2009 at 3:15pm —
It is Doc McKenzie's second mystery. The Case Book ventures into turkey farm country.
Veterinarian Austin McKenzie and pack set out to solve the murder of Lewis O’Leary, owner of one of the most enormous turkey farms in the Northeast.
Lewis O’Leary is insolent, irascible, and as scurrilous as they come.
Despised by all including his three sons and two daughters-in-law.
It appears all the evidence points to the local feed salesman, Gil Finnegan, whom… Continue
Added by The Book Cave on February 28, 2009 at 3:14pm —
This warm series features veterinarian Austin McKenzie and his wife Madeline.
Austin a retired professor at Cornell University has always loved caring for his pets and spending time with his loving wife Madeline. As the bills piled up, Austin had to come out of retirement and open a veterinarian office.
The Mckenzie's farm is located in Trumansburg. Trumansburg is a village in Tompkins County, New York. The Mckenzie farm is brimming with farm pets.
When Austin… Continue
Added by The Book Cave on February 28, 2009 at 3:12pm —
Ok, everyone knows there was a winter weather advisory in the NY tri-state area. I mean it's not like it just appeared like a beacon in the night.
Well, Fed-Ex left a package outside the house in the sopping RAIN :0 . The smattering of snow stopped & now it is a dreary gray mix that makes me feel like I am stranded in some Glasgow castle on the moors of Scotland.
Anyway, my mom brought the package in left on the doorstep w/o a plastic bag. I must applaud our local UPS… Continue
Added by The Book Cave on February 28, 2009 at 3:06pm —
Mackenzie "Mac" Sullivan is a retired DC cop. He is now a private investigator and takes his Irish Wolfhound Whiskey on many stakeouts.
Mac uses the numerous vehicles his buddy Jeff has. Jeff runs the local funeral home, but on the side he has an assortment of vehicles, including a pest control van and taxis.
Mac is trying to find a half-million dollars that has been embezzled. He is employed by the insurance company, but is soon hired by some teenagers to find Dan, the… Continue
Added by The Book Cave on February 28, 2009 at 3:04pm —
Meet Kendra Ballantyne & Lexie her adorable tricolor Cavalier King Charles spaniel.
Kendra Ballantyne can no longer practice law. She was accused of providing a strategy memo to opposing counsel’s client. The client then killed the CEO of the corporation she was suing.
Kendra insists that she in innocent, but she was forced to resign from her law firm and her law license was suspended for three months.
As Kendra's finances started mounting she had to file… Continue
Added by The Book Cave on February 28, 2009 at 3:02pm —
In Boston Jonna Karakosta is bored as her successful husband Rush ignores her except when he needs his "trophy" on display for business purposes.
Despite Rush's detached exterior Jonna tries to remain devoted to him even when his disinterest seems to escalate.
Rush's indifference to his wife's needs leads her to find other forms of filling the void of an apathetic hubby.
Not one to wallow in her anguish, Jonna sets up a blog, "Montene's Diary", where she… Continue
Added by The Book Cave on February 26, 2009 at 8:51pm —
I can't breathe. I can't drive. I have to think. I have to pull over. I look at my watch and calculate: no time. No time to stop, and no time to panic.
I read somewhere that new pilots aren't allowed to fly at night because they can't tell which way is up. They fly through the darkness, instruments useless, their horizon lost, totally confused and incapable of telling whether they're upside down.
As I head toward my destination, I know just how they… Continue
Added by The Book Cave on February 24, 2009 at 5:32pm —
CARROT CAKE MURDER
Summertime has finally arrived in Lake Eden, Minnesota, and Hannah Swensen, owner of The Cookie Jar bakery, is looking forward to warm, lazy days, eating ice cream, and sharing picnics with friends. But when a family reunion takes a deadly turn, it's up to Hannah to find a killer...
Hannah Swensen has a lot on her plate, baking up a storm for The Cookie Jar. But she'll always make time for her business partner, Lisa, who's preparing for a big family… Continue
Added by The Book Cave on February 23, 2009 at 8:15pm —
Winter in Lake Eden, Minnesota, is the perfect time to curl up by a cozy fire with something - and someone - sweet. But while bakery owner Hannah Swensen can provide herself with the confections, cuddling will have to take a back seat to sleuthing when her sometime-squeeze becomes a murder suspect...With the launch party of her mother's novel around the corner, Hannah has a dress to fit into and a date with her sister, Andrea, at Lake Eden's new health club, Heavenly Bodies. Dragging herself… Continue
Added by The Book Cave on February 23, 2009 at 8:01pm —
Welcome to Quincy's Gap, Virginia home of the warmly engaging James Henry. Whoever said going home was easy? It can be a bumpy rode at first but turns out to be the path meant to travel.
Former college professor now librarian, James Henry, returns home to care for his irascible father, Jackson, after the untimely death of his mother. Dubbed "Professor Puff" by his former students, James is more than a little overweight. Determined to do something about his expanding waistline and his… Continue
Added by The Book Cave on February 22, 2009 at 9:21pm —