BabeWinkleTrout (mntrout) wrote in thebookclub,

An added bonus you might be interested in....

I've been a Barnes & Noble Readers' Advantage Club Member for some time now. In the future, I'll try to post the highlights from each monthly newsletter, if you're all interested. Let me know what you think, one way or the other. Here's a little taste from this month's newsletter.

If anyone wants to know more about something in particular from the newsletter, I'm more than happy to paste in whatever you'd like or email bits of it to you.

Anne Tyler's Once Upon a Time

A Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, Anne Tyler has earned her honors imagining the "once upon a time" for the lonesome souls of Baltimore and beyond, and her latest is no exception. She took the time to answer some of our questions, via email, about her characters, Baltimore, and her new novel, Back When We Were Grownups.

A Conversation with Peter Mayle

Having delighted us with tales of the South of France in books like A Year in Provence and Encore Provence, Peter Mayle now takes his readers beyond the hills of his adopted home to food fairs and festivals only the French could cook up. In our interview, Mayle gave us some real French lessons as we discussed his latest project, local flavor, and food, glorious food.

The Great Gatsby

Perhaps one of the most visually compelling classic book covers of the 20th century, the original art for F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby has not only captured the imagination of readers but may also have inspired the author himself. Delve into the historical mystery behind those ethereal eyes, and learn how they may have helped shape one of our most beloved works of literature.

Romance, with Jude Deveraux

When we speak of romance, the name of Jude Deveraux is sure to enter the conversation. With 26 New York Times bestsellers to her name, Jude Deveraux has become one of the most beloved names in romance writing today. In this exclusive Q&A, Jude Deveraux talks about her latest, The Summerhouse, her unlikely start, and her unstoppable success as a writer.

Jeffery Deaver, Janet Evanovich, Neil Gaiman, and John Sandford

Whether you're relaxing in the sand or lounging in your backyard, you've got all summer long to enjoy some good beach reads. Wherever you go, we've asked the authors of books we think you'll want to along about their own plans for summer reading. Find out what Jeffery Deaver, Janet Evanovich, Neil Gaiman, and John Sandford have on their bookshelves.

New Reeve memoir, Disney Jumps for Moon, and Randall's Wind Sweeping Bookshelves

Christopher Reeve shares wisdom and experience in his new memoir, Disney jumps for the Moon, and Alice Randall's The Wind Done Gone sweeps the bookshelves, in another look inside the book business.

Eight Great Titles You Can Preorder Now

This July and August, get a taste of Envy with Sandra Brown, or focus your aim on Linda Howard's Open Season. Find out what's Next from Michael Lewis, or travel back in time with Stephen Ambrose. These great books and more are all available for preorder now.
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