TGIF! DOUBLE UP! RATE THESE BOOK TRAILERS!!

It’s that time again! These videos were produced by COS Productions. Christine Feehan’s new novel is set to hit stores on April 28, 2009. Will you buy it?Next, in keeping with the theme of our book club pick, “Peace Like A River”, I bring you peace… Whatever you thought you knew — about God, about life, about the world — Mother Teresa’s extraordinary message will take you deeper still! A compelling story by Joseph Langford. This book is on sale… Read more »

Second Chance to Hear Lily Koppel!

Second Chance to Hear Lily Koppel!

If you missed our meeting last May when Lily Koppel joined us via telephone, you now have a second chance to catch her! Book Club Girl will be celebrating the paperback release of “Red Leather Diary” with a live interview on Sunday, March 29th at 7pm. To participate in this interview live, you must first register a username with http://www.blogtalkradio.com/. If you miss the show, you can listen to it on demand at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/stations/AuthorsOnAir/Book-Club-Girl. Discuss this post with us #liveauthor… Read more »

Don’t Throw Momma From The Train!

Don’t Throw Momma From The Train!

New York Times bestselling novelist, Brad Meltzer, is releasing his novel, Body of Lies in MMP (mass market paperback) on May 26,2009. During his promotional tour, he shares a story about which Barnes & Noble bookstore sells the most copies of his thrillers. Actually, a Barnes & Noble national sales representative once asked Brad to guess which Barnes & Noble store sold the greatest number of Brad’s books. Brad first guessed Washington D.C., since most of his novels are political… Read more »

Book to Movie Analysis

Today, we are going to take a look at Peace Like A River, the movie. It’s expected to be released some time during 2009. It will be produced by Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston, Kit Golden and David Brown. Sited for casting thus far is Billy Bob Thorton. The movie is based on the book, of the same title, written by Leif Enger. Enger’s story was a national bestseller and it was also his debut novel. The #1 question for avid… Read more »

Peace Like A River – Leif Enger

Our April book club selection is Enger’s debut novel, Peace Like A River. Here’s a little background, just in case you haven’t started the novel.This story is about a Set in the early 1960s, Enger’s debut novel is narrated by eleven-year-old Reuben Land, an asthmatic boy whose close-knit family is broken apart after the oldest son, Davy, commits a crime of passion and becomes a fugitive. Reuben, his father and younger sister become immersed in a series of mystical events… Read more »