Tue, 03/11/2014 - 10:00am
A selection of books that go on sale this week, most on Tuesday March 11th.
Check with staff if you have questions. You can also purchase many of the below in eBook format. Just click the title to see if an eBook is available for that title. (Thanks to Kobo, most ebooks are now available for pre-sale.)
Signed titles may arrive later in the month. Contact the staff to reserve a copy.
Award-winning Glasglow crime author Denise Mina visits MG
for the first time to discuss crime and redemption in The Red Road, the
latest in her DI Alex Morrow series. The Scotsman hailed The Red Road,
in which Morrow has a decisive showdown with her gangster brother Danny, as “an
enjoyable book, but also a disturbing one, for underlying the conventional
elements of the crime novel/police procedural, is the assumption that
criminality permeates our society.” The reviewer also notes, “Remarkably,
in the dark world Mina portrays with bitter relish, there is a place for love.
Indeed love and the possibility of...
The March 12th discussion focuses on Tamara Thorne's Haunted.
The San Diego Book Discussion Group is led by Fearless Leader Christine. Participation is open to all readers; readers need not have completed a particular book to attend – it’s the perfect opportunity for readers to branch out and find new favorites!
Attendees receive 20% off of the current book club selection!
is the author of the middle grade novels Keeper of the Lost Cities and Exile
and the young adult novel Let the Sky Fall, the sequel to which is
March’s Let The Storm Break. Whirlwind romance and breathtaking action
continue in the sequel, which is charged, romantic and swirling with the winds
of destruction. Shannon is also one of the founders and organizers of
WriteOnCon, a free online Writer’s Conference for kid lit writers held annually
Guest Host Kristen Kittscher is the 2014 James Thurber House Children’s
Writer-in-Residence and author of The Wig...
Blythe Hallowell is sixteen when
she is abducted by a survivalist and locked away in an abandoned missile silo
in Eudora, Kansas. At first, she focuses frantically on finding a way out,
until the harrowing truth of her new existence settles in — the crushing
loneliness, the terrifying madness of a captor who believes he is saving her
from the end of the world, and the persistent temptation to give up. But
nothing prepares Blythe for the burden of raising a child in confinement.
Determined to give the boy everything she has lost, she pushes aside the truth
about a world he may never see for a myth that just...