Tuesday, May 31, 2011

C.H. Admirand, Author of Tyler Interview Book Trailer

Novels Alive's Dayna Linton speaks with author C.H. Admirand and finds out the hilarious inspiration for her latest novel, "Tyler."

Amanda McIntyre, Author of the Master and the Muses Interview Book Trailer

Bestselling author, Amanda McIntyre sits with Novels Alive's Dayna Linton to discuss her steamy romance novel, "The Master and the Muses" about an artist and his muses. Also discussing the National Coalition for Literacy.

You Belong To Me by Karen Rose Book Trailer

Years ago, a girl was assaulted while onlookers did nothing. Now those witnesses are the victims. Homicide detective JD Fitzpatrick has never seen anything like the bodies turning up throughout the city and Dr. Lucy Trask, ME, is keeping secrets that might put her on the killers hit list. Learn more about this book and its author here, http://www.karenrosebooks.com/ Romance Suspense Thriller

Hunger by Karen E Taylor Book Trailer

Deirdre Griffin did not choose to be a vampire. But she is. And she is determined to make the most of her fate. For Deirdre that means surrendering to raging hunger. It means making friends in dark places and savoring every crimson drop of life the night has to offer. Learn about the book here, http://bit.ly/f7mqtY Learn about this author here, http://www.karenetaylor.com/ Paranormal, Horror

Friday, May 27, 2011

Day of War by Cliff Graham Book Trailer

Day of War is a gritty, intense, stylistic portrait of the Mighty Men of Israel, a rag tag band of disgruntled warriors on the run with David, the soon to be King, whose legendary deeds are recorded in 2 Samuel 23 and 1 Chronicles 11. Learn about the book and author here, http://bit.ly/jCKrtT Biblical Fiction

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The Exegesis of Phillip K Dick Book Trailer

The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick is the magnificent and imaginative final work of an author who dedicated his life to questioning the nature of reality and perception, and the relationship between the human and the divine. Edited and introduced by Pamela Jackson and Jonathan Lethem, this is the long awaited presentation of Dicks brilliant, epic final work. Learn more about this book here, http://bit.ly/g6iMQ0 and its author here, www.hmhbooks.com/pkdick Science fiction, nonfiction, memoir

K Anne Russell Book Trailer

Buddy Boutonniere, a big hearted Standard Poodle, is a rescue dog who finds love and purpose in this world and the next. His pal MacKenzie, a take charge Border Collie who narrates Buddys story, learns the power of friendship and acceptance through Buddys travails and triumphs. Learn about the book and about this author here, http://www.buddystail.com Children Ages 9 and up (Actually dog loving adults also like this book)

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Merlins Message by Denise Moon Book Trailer

Denise Moon uses an 1800s setting and a coming of age theme, as she takes a boy named Michael and the reader through a process of transformation. Guided by the wisdom of Merlin the magician, the actual process of how we all can create our reality with our thoughts is revealed in a most extraordinary way. Learn about the book here, http://bit.ly/iC46UI Learn about this author here, www.denisemoon.com FICTION, Fairy Tales, Folklore, Mythology

Monday, May 23, 2011

The Hilarious Secret Sequel to the 20th Century Classic

My difficulty in writing this blog should probably be communicated to the reader, for it conveys a sense of the book's true value. I am challenged to write this blog because I cannot stop laughing about this book.

The book is Atlas Slugged Again, and Ellis Weiner's masterful parody is a worthy read for anyone who has ever read or heard of Ayn Rand. This piece, obviously a parody of the 20th century classic Atlas Shrugged, will leave readers with a sense of how to feel about the true followers of Rand's original. It will also leave you aching from laughter.

Naturally, the storyline takes as its foundation the basic framework of its inspiration, Rand's best-known novel. In this society, John Glatt is “the smartest, bravest, most rational man in society” (and I am sure that you already see where this is going), and free-will and self-interest are at the core of all great achievements within the context of the Age of Production. The writing highlights Rand's idiosyncratic writing techniques and flourishes quite well. The author's greatest advantage is his keen awareness of how to utilize these tendencies of Rand to full effect.

Ellis Weiner is no stranger to the realm of parody and humor. In fact, his professional career is marked by great achievements in this respect (and, according to the official website, he has written for “literally every other magazine that ever existed”). In his early years, he worked as an editor for National Lampoon. He has written many praiseworthy books, including The Big Jewish Book for Jews and How to Raise a Jewish Dog. You might even recognize his name...

...Atlas Slugged is the well-crafted and hilariously antagonizing “secret sequel” to the towering masterpiece. Both lovers and haters of Ayn Rand's fiction can learn to appreciate this fantastic book which delves into the depths of the human experience and problems of free will. In addition, avid readers of general parody will appreciate Weiner's delightful approach to this infamous and mysterious classic of literature. Finally, Atlas Slugged Again comes highly recommended for anyone who wishes to laugh for most of the remainder of this year.

Regency Rogues Series by Stefanie Sloane Book Trailer

Stefanie Sloanes debut is spectacular. Smart, sensuous, and sparkling with wit, THE DEVIL IN DISGUISE is a triumph, Julia Quinn, New York Times bestselling author. In Stefanie Sloanes smoldering new series of undercover seduction and adventure, a seasoned spy discovers passion is a dangerous game. Learn more about this book here, http://bit.ly/fQW1tO and its author here, http://www.stefaniesloane.com/books/ Historical Romance

Beautiful Girl by Keisha Burton Book Trailer

Christinas quest for love and acceptance makes her a victim to the eating disorders anorexia nervosa and bulimia. With the two eating disorders as her guide, Christina is led down a life of severe starvation, binging and purging, drugs, depression, suicide attempts, and a host of other tragic problems, and she documents it all in her trusty journal. Learn about the book and about this author here, http://www.keishaburton.com/ YA

Friday, May 20, 2011

I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive by Steve Earle Book Trailer

A brilliant tale of regret and redemption set in the wake of Hank Williams death by morphine overdose, Steve Earle brings an obscure piece of music history to life in this debut novel. Learn more about this book here, http://bit.ly/bZnaaB and its author here, http://steveearle.com/ Fiction

Dark Dreamers by Christine Feehan Book Trailer

Banished and alone Falcon is a predator, a Carpathian. Sara is a survivor, a leader, alone. When Falcon sees her he is flooded with color and light. Only his lifemate could make him see color again. And she is a ragamuffin warrior of the streets, a young woman fighting to save others. When she tries to save Falcon from robbers she finds he is no ones victim. He is not afraid. He is not gentle. He is not human. And now he wants her and will stop at nothing to have her. Learn more about this book here, http://bit.ly/hafIM3 and its author here, http://www.christinefeehan.com Paranormal Romance

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Thunder of Heaven by Tim LaHaye and Craig Parshall Book Trailer

Joshua Jordan reports to the Round Table about thwarted terrorist attacks from al Qaeda. The End Series is an epic thrill ride ripped from todays headlines and filtered through Scriptural prophecy. As world events begin setting the stage for the end of days foretold in Revelation, Joshua Jordan must weigh the personal price he must pay to save the nation he loves. Learn more about this book here, http://bit.ly/fn2RUD and its author here, https://timlahaye.com Like us on FaceBook here, www.facebook.com/coljordan Prophecy, Christian

For One More Day by Denise Moon Book Trailer

For One More Day is a true story of transformation. It is about Sarahs life journey, surviving child abuse, sexual abuse, and domestic violence that eventually led her to alcoholism. With faith in God and herself she rises above all of her challenges in a deeply spiritual conclusion. Learn about the book here, http://bit.ly/lKMpxQ Learn about this author here, www.denisemoon.com BIOGRAPHY, AUTOBIOGRAPHY, Personal Memoirs

Monday, May 16, 2011

Author Joanne Fluke Interview Book Trailer

Find out how author, Joanne Fluke went from writing a cookbook she couldn't sell to becoming a New York Times Bestselling murder/mystery author.

The Darkest Heart by Thea Devine Book Trailer

She is a con artist whose latest deception immures her in an isolated manor rife with family secrets, eerie noises, and a ghostly presence haunting her dreams. Suddenly, it is no longer her game. Someone has other plans, plans that include a blood binding seduction from which there is no escape. Learn about the book here, http://bit.ly/gron6c. Learn about this author here, www.theadevine.com. Vampire Paranormal Historical

Secret Legacy by Anna DeStefano Book Trailer

Sarah Temple barely escaped the covert organization experimenting with her psychic ability. She must save their next target: a special child who can manipulate dreams and peoples will. But is Sarahs mysterious link to the girl a clue to her Secret Legacy, or is it luring her back into danger? Learn about the book here, http://bit.ly/hxu4Ft Learn about this author here, http://bit.ly/11ytc3 Goodies for readershttp://bit.ly/ly7prL Sci-fi, Fantasy

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Hunt the Moon by Karen Chance Book Trailer

Fifth in the New York Times bestselling Cassandra Palmer series of urban fantasy novels. Learn about the book here, http://on.fb.me/cassandrapalmerseries Learn about this author here, Karenchance.com Urban Fantasy

The Peoples Pharmacy by Joe and Terry Graedon Book Trailer

FAVORITE HOME REMEDIES FROM THE PEOPLES PHARMACY. Discover natural treatments for more than 60 common ailments, plus beneficial foods, diets, and recipes in the new book, The Peoples Pharmacy Quick and Handy Home Remedies. Learn more about this book here, http://bit.ly/hySp5Z and its author here, http://peoplespharmacy.com/ Non Fiction, Health, Cookbook

Monday, May 9, 2011

Raised by Wolves Series by Jennifer Lynn Barnes Book Trailer

Bryn is the only human member of Callums all werewolf pack after he rescued her from a rabid wolf when she was only a baby. At the end of book one she breaks free from Callums pack to become the human alpha of her own werewolf pack. All is going well until a beaten teenage werewolf shows up on her front porch looking for protection. Learn more about this book here, http://bit.ly/gSibXg and its author here, http://bit.ly/9UYLLn YA

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Wicked Lies by Lisa Jackson and Nancy Bush Book Video Trailer

New York Times bestselling authors Lisa Jackson and Nancy Bush join forces in a stunning and terrifying romantic suspense thriller novel, as a crazed killer escapes a mental institution to continue his terrifying mission begun decades ago, and this time, there will be no place safe to hide. Learn more about this book here, http://bit.ly/eCdq3H and its authors here, http://www.lisajackson.com/ and http://nancybush.net/ Suspense Thriller

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Andrew Peterson, Author of Forced to Kill Interview Book Trailer

Andrew Peterson, author of "First to Kill" and "Forced to Kill," an Audible.com six-month exclusive, talks with Host, Dayna Linton about his decision to release his book first to Audible.com, the future of publishing and e-books and some BIG news about "First to Kill!"

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Cherry Adair Talks Secrets, Sex and Adventure

NY Times Bestselling author Cherry Adair is funny, entertaining and talented. She talks about her books, characters, adventures and her life. Okay, she does say "monkey sex" a lot, but if you have met her you are probably not surprised by that. Find out more at http://www.readersentertainment.com and http://www.cherryadair.com

The Story Behind the Greatest War...

History may not be your favorite subject, but I am sure that you understand its importance...

...it teaches us what not to recreate and what to avoid in our future endeavors. History is comprised of a series of lessons, each based in the actions and beliefs of those at the center of conflict or change (or stagnation, as the case may be) in any given era. History has much to teach us.

That begins to explain the importance of To End All Wars, the newest release from Adam Hochschild, an accomplished author and activist, which involves an investigation of World War I from a vantage point drastically different from your average history textbook. This work delves into territory beyond the blood and brutality of that early twentieth century war-time period. It explores with great intensity the personal struggles of both rebellious pacifists and militant supporters, each fighting for a cause in which they passionately believe.

To End All Wars is not a collection of figures, statistics and strategies of engagement. Rather, it is an accurate portrait of the characters and personalities behind the conflict, as well as those in its midst. This is a very real and very human vantage point that has great relevance in our own time. Hochschild's book, as a historical depiction of World War I, is by no means deficient, nor is it discrepant. It is, however, different from the writing (on this subject) that precedes it, for To End All Wars is less an account of a historical event or period and more an account of human struggle backed by strong values and loyalties. The suffering that was so much a part of this period is captured in living, active non-fiction. It is a story, I am sure, that Hochschild felt needed to be told.

To End All Wars would make an excellent addition to any history lover's bookshelf, but readers of general non-fiction will also gain a lot from this reading, even if they have no particular interest in the specific period. Of course, those obsessed with World War I will absolutely enjoy every page of this excellent, well-written exploration of the people at the center of a conflict so devastating and far-reaching that it was called “the war to end all wars.”

Jackie Carpenter, Georgia Justice, Christian Book

Jackie Carpenter, whose son was on trial after being framed for felony murder, had prayed for a miracle since his arrest but two days before the trial was asked by her sons attorney not to bring her Bible into court. It took Jackie 10 months of building up her faith to become strong enough to choose between offending a juror or offending God. Carpenter appears regularly as a speaker at ladies retreats and Christian conferences. http://bit.ly/m1872S Media Contact: Book Publicist Scott Lorenz Book Marketing 734-667-2090 scottlorenz@westwindcos.com Christian

Crusade by Nancy Holder and Debbie Viguie Book Trailer

The ultimate battle. The ultimate love. Jenn is betrayed by one who was once bound to protect her, causing her to doubt all she had held as true. To survive, Jenn must find the courage to trust herself, and her heart, in Crusade by bestselling Wicked authors, Nancy Holder and Debbie Viguie. Learn more about this book here, http://bit.ly/cvH4pF and its authors here, http:///www.nancyholder.com and http://www.debbieviguie.com YA

Monday, May 2, 2011

She Cannot Escape the Cries...

In her nightmares, Sarah Temple hears the cries of a child...

...this is the child with whom she shares a remarkable connection―psychic ability. Whether Sarah is awake or dreaming, she always hears the horrible screaming. And Sarah knows that she has to help somehow.

She recognizes the source of this child's fear, for she too was once held captive, subjected to the experiments of a secret organization “studying” psychic abilities in humans. Now, the little girl haunting Sarah, the one with the ability to alter people's very will, as well as their dreams, has become the organization's next victim, and Sarah must find a way to keep them from going too far and taking the girl with them. But is it possible that the girl is only being used as a means of luring her back to the place from which she escaped? Have they set a trap for Sarah?

The only way she will ever know and can ever hope to save the girl is by trusting the man who broke her heart in order to save her life. It is this man, a psychic warrior sworn to protect Sarah, who must safeguard the Secret Legacy.

Anna DeStefano follows her hit Dark Legacy with Secret Legacy, an exciting and chilling new novel that marks the continuation of a psychic heroine's personal struggle with an aggressive and dangerous organization. It details her fight to save a little girl from this destructive force that seeks to exploit those like her, those with a special ability. Secret Legacy is powerful, thrilling, and far from ordinary. DeStefano is known for specializing in fantasy and romance, and Secret Legacy has its share of both.

The novel is great for avid readers of science fiction/fantasy and fantasy-style romance. Those loyal readers of DeStefano's previous works and, of course, the Legacy book series will undoubtedly appreciate this successful sequel, on bookshelves in May of this year.

Zero Day by Mark Russinovich Book Trailer

Ex CIA agent Jeff Aiken and DHS cybersecurity expert Daryl Haugen investigate random computer failures around the world and soon realize from clues in the viruses they discover that they are part of a larger attack. They race against time to learn whos behind it and to stop it from happening. Learn about the book and the author here, http://www.zerodaythebook.com/ Cyber Thriller

Strong at the Break by Jon Land Book Trailer

Female Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong races to a stop a second Civil War being orchestrated by a right wing militia group led by Malcolm Arno. Twenty years ago Caitlins father gunned down his to prevent a similar debacle and now history is about to repeat itself with thousands of lives at stake. Learn more about this book and its author here, http://www.jonlandbooks.com Suspense

You re Invited to a Creepover by P. J. Night Book Trailer

During a round of Truth or Dare, Abby Miller confesses her crush on Jake Chilson to her friends. That night, she gets a creepy text message warning her to stay away from Jake. It may have been sent by a jealous classmate or, as Abby begins to suspect, a ghost. Learn more about this and the other Youre Invited to a Creepover books here, www.CreepoverBooks.com Tween girls, ages 8-12

Secret Legacy by Anna DeStefano Interview Book Trailer

Sarah Temple barely escaped the covert organization experimenting with her psychic ability. She must save their next target: a special child who can manipulate dreams and peoples will. But is Sarahs mysterious link to the girl a clue to her Secret Legacy, or is it luring her back into danger? Learn about the book, http://bit.ly/hxu4Ft Learn about the author, http://bit.ly/11ytc3 Goodies for readers, http://bit.ly/ly7prL Sci-fi, Fantasy