Friday, September 26, 2008

Seekerville Weekend Edition

Seeker Appearances This Week

Janet Dean will be blogging at Scroll Squirrel, on September 29, and at Running with Quills, October 1 and October 2. If you are in the Indianapolis, Indiana area on October 3 , stop by the Borders in Hamilton Town Center from 7 to 9 p.m. where Janet will be signing her release
Courting Miss Adelaide.

Missy Tippins and Debby Giust
i will be appearing at the M& M Conference next weekend:

Moonlight & Magnolias Conference Book Fair and Autographing Hilton Atlanta Northeast Norcross, GA Saturday, Oct. 4, 4:00-5:30 pm.

And did you know Missy's release is out in hardcover through Thorndike Books Large Print?

1st Debby is blogging at: The Writing Playground and on the Craftie Ladies of Suspense.

Debby's newest release, Countdown to Death, (Magnolia Medical Series,Book 1) Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense, will hit the shelves by OCT 8th.

Debby will be signing at Omega Books Store, Peachtree City, GA, on OCT 9.

Are you following the Single Sashimi Blog Tour?

Here's the schedule from Camy's Loft:
9/27 I’m guest blogging at The Friendly Book Nook about an important reading moment in my life
9/29 Tyora Moody and I did a really cool podcast

9/30 Anne Dayton and May Vanderbilt chat with me about writing

Amber Miller interviews me
10/1 Sandra Byrd reviews Single Sashimi
10/1 The first chapter of Single Sashimi is up on the Fiction In Rather Short Takes (FIRST) blog tour

Crystal Miller and I talk about my favorite subject, food!

10/3 I’m on
Christa Allan’s blog talking about time management
10/3 Laura Williams reviews Single Sashimi

Be sure to check out Mary Connealy's site-- Real Life Petticoat Ranch --for some great ACFW Conference shots and a sneak peek of Nosy in Nebraska. You can also check out Mary's humor column in the September Afictionado Magazine.
Here's Mary with her Book of the Year Award for Golden Days!

Julie Lessman will be signing on Sunday, October 5, 2008 from 1 to 3 pm at Borders Sunset Hills, St. Louis, Missouri.

10990 Sunset Hills Plaza
Sunset Hills, MO 63127
Phone: 314.909.0300

You can still win a copy of A Passion Redeemed at Stepping Stones Magazine. Check out the September issue. This opportunity ends September 30th.


Publishing News

Harlequin Launches Nonfiction Imprint
With Love Matters

NEW YORK, NY/9/24/08--Harlequin Enterprises, one of the world's leading publishers of women's fiction, last week announced the official launch of its new nonfiction imprint with the publication of LOVE MATTERS: Remarkable Stories That Touch the Heart and Nourish the Soul, by popular nighttime radio host Delilah on September 30, 2008.

The Harlequin nonfiction program will publish titles across a diverse list of categories, including memoirs, health, diet, fitness, self-help, motivational and relationship books that cater to women, as well as nonfiction books by its bestselling fiction authors, and nonfiction companion pieces to its bestselling novels.

"Harlequin's enviable relationship with female readers provides them with great insight into the types of books women want to read. We are dedicated to entertaining and inspiring women as their lives and roles change. Our entry into the nonfiction market builds upon Harlequin's existing strengths as a publisher that provides millions of women around the world with great entertainment and a rewarding reading experience," says Publisher and CEO Donna Hayes.

In November, Harlequin will reissue Safe Passage: The True Story of Two Sisters Who Saved Jews from the Nazis, by Ida Cook, as a trade paperback. Deborah Brody, executive editor of the nonfiction imprint, says that "Safe Passage is an important story that is ready to be reintroduced to a whole new generation of readers, and the nonfiction imprint is the perfect vehicle to be able to accomplish that."

Titles scheduled to be released in 2009 include the following:
-- Because I Love Her: 34 Women Writers Reflect on the Mother-Daughter Bond. A collection of essays edited by Andrea N. Richesin about mothers and daughters, and featuring such well-known writers as Jacquelyn Mitchard, Karen Joy Fowler, Joyce Maynard and Susan Wiggs.
-- The Total Brain Workout: 500 Puzzles to Sharpen Your Mind, Improve Your Memory, and Keep Your Brain Fit by Marcel Danesi, Ph.D. A book for puzzlers at all levels, this title features hours of brain-teasing and fun word puzzles, Sudoku and more.
-- Underneath It All by Kathy Schultz and Jennifer Carroll. A fun and practical guide to buying and enjoying lingerie, co-written by Jennifer Carroll, owner of Seattle's Bellefleur Lingerie Boutique, cited in Lucky as one of the country's top lingerie shops.
-- Natural High: 10 Diet Secrets of Happy, Lean People by Elizabeth Somer, M.A., R.D. A step-by-step program that shows readers how to be happy, mentally sharp and energized while trimming and permanently managing their weight.
-- The Sugarless Plum by Zippora Karz. An inspirational memoir by former New York City Ballet dancer Zippora Karz about her years struggling to manage her type-1 diabetes and the demanding life of a ballerina.
-- 113 Things to Do By 13 by Brittany and Terri Macleod. This one-of-a-kind, celebrity-driven book is packed with lists, how-to's, the hottest stars and all things tweens should do, contemplate or gossip about before they hit the age of 13.
-- Between Me and The River by Carrie Host. A beautifully written and riveting memoir that covers the two-year period in Carrie Host's life as she fights a rare and deadly form of cancer known as carcinoid tumor.
-- THE CEDAR COVE COOKBOOK by Debbie Macomber. Inspired by the popular Cedar Cove series, this cookbook includes favorite recipes from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber.

1 comment:

Missy Tippens said...

Tina, thanks for putting all this together!! I didn't know we had so much going on this month!