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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 | July 29th, 2014

Wendy Corsi Staub On The Story Behind “The Perfect Stranger”

The Perfect StrangerI’ve been writing suspense novels for almost 20 years now. While they’re technically branded “thrillers,” they aren’t about super spies or daring globetrotters, the sort of larger than life characters who might expect to find themselves in a perilous situation on any given day. No, I write psychological domestic suspense novels about ordinary people who are going about their daily business, close to home, when they find themselves plunged into extraordinary circumstances. To me, and to my loyal readers who can easily picture themselves in my protagonists’ shoes, nothing is more frightening than life-threatening danger crossing the threshold into your safe haven.

Book Buzz | July 28th, 2014

New Releases 7.29.14

This week’s best new releases are pulse pounding thrillers that will leave you on the edge of your seat!

The Good Girl

The Good Girl by Mary Kubica

Touted as the new Gone Girl, this debut novel has enough twists and turns to keep us satisfied. Colin Thatcher was supposed to follow the plan, kidnap and deliver Mia Dennett, the daughter of prominent Chicago socialites.

Book Buzz | July 24th, 2014

Will Travel for Words: Super Moons and Sailboats

Karen A. Chase

Last weekend, I found myself sleeping under a super moon, on a sailboat anchored in the river near the Chesapeake. The boat belongs to my guy, Ted, and I’m trying to learn how to sail with him. While upon it, I found myself trying to apply information I had recently read in a couple articles.

Book Buzz | July 22nd, 2014 | 2 responses

Kindle Unlimited: The New Netflix for Books? by Jackie Kimmel

Jackie KimmelRecently Amazon announced its new feature Kindle Unlimited which has been aptly named the ‘Netflix for Books.” For the price of $9.99 per month, you have access to over 600,000 books that you check-out from Amazon but don’t necessarily own.

When this feature was announced I was rather impressed. I had the mental image of a digital version of Belle’s library from Beauty and the Beast. Who wouldn’t love that?

Book Buzz | July 16th, 2014

Summer Reads From the Authors of July’s Book’d in Burbank

Book'd in Burbank

The latest edition of Book’d in Burbank, a social gathering that treats book lovers to author readings and literary entertainment, will be held on Thursday, July 24th! Shelf Pleasure is thrilled to be a part of this amazing and fun night, along with presenting sponsor Liz Donatelli of Liz D Publicity & Promotions. In celebration, the participating authors stopped by to share their perfect summer reads.