Book Buzz

Current picks, all-time favorites, what’s coming soon, and other books that get readers excited.


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Current picks, all-time favorites, what’s coming soon, and other books that get readers excited.

Book Buzz | March 30th, 2015

New Releases 3.31.15

It’s only Tuesday and we’re in dire need of a book break. Here are the new titles we’ll be checking out.

The Day We Met

The Day We Met by Rowan Coleman

With comparisons to JoJo Moyes beloved novel Me Before You, this new book is a must read—even though you’ll need to keep the tissues handy.
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Book Buzz | March 23rd, 2015

New Releases 3.31.15

Even if your school days are behind you, it’s okay to take a Spring Break. And here are the new books you should be bringing along.

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The Stranger by Harlan Coben

You can always count on #1 bestselling Coben to deliver edge-of-your-seat suspense. The Stranger knows a secret that can shatter Adam Price’s world—and leave him desperate to make things right.
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Book Buzz | March 16th, 2015

New Releases 3.17.15

Travel, fashion and a good mystery are a few of our favorite things over here at Shelf Pleasure. So you’ll quickly see why we’re so excited to check out these two new books hitting the shelves today!

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Prudence by Gail Carriger

Carriger is the author of the bestselling Parasol Protectorate books, a series of action, fantasy and romance—paranormal and historical. This is the first book in the Custard Protocol spin-off series and stars Alexia Maccon’s daughter Prudence who embarks on a journey to India, where trouble awaits.
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Book Buzz | March 9th, 2015

New Releases 3.10.15

March Madness has begun! In Shelf Pleasure world that means reading as many books as you can in a week. Who has time for basketball?! Here are the new releases we’re adding to our list this week.

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Vanishing Girl by Lauren Oliver

Two sisters, one life-changing accident. No one was closer than sisters Dara and Nick. But when an accident leaves Dara’s face scarred for life, the relationship between the two sisters becomes estranged.
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Book Buzz | March 2nd, 2015

New Releases 3.3.15

What book are you diving into right now? Need a new read? Here are our picks for the week!

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The Collector by Nora Roberts

Lila Emerson lives life on her own terms. As a house-sitter and writer she is never tied down by material possessions and can live and work anywhere.
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Book Buzz | March 1st, 2015

Women Doing It All: Science to Literature by Pendred Noyce

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In researching two books about remarkable and colorful women of science, I have run across a number who moved smoothly between science and writing. For these women, especially those who grew up in the early years of science, there were no artificial lines dividing one kind of creativity and learning from another.

Louise Bourgeois Boursier was a self-taught midwife of the sixteenth century who gained the confidence of the court and delivered the queen’s children, including the future Louis XIII.  After assisting at two thousand births, she decided to share her hard-earned wisdom in a book, claiming proudly to be “the first woman practicing my art to pick up the pen.” Her book is hard to find, but you can get a good sense of her feisty style in this article, especially on page 155, where she defends herself against doctors who accused her of malpractice leading to the death of a princess.
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