Articles tagged "Eyes Of The Innocent"

E-Newsletter Scavenger Hunt Update

I am astounded at how many of you sleuthed out all of the giveaway books in last week's e-newsletter contest! Next time I run a scavenger hunt I'm going to have to be much sneakier.

The randomly selected winners have been notified and their books are on the way.

The titles in the giveaway were:

AFTER THE GOLDEN AGE by Carrie Vaughn (ARC)
ON BORROWED TIME by David Rosenfelt
EYES OF THE INNOCENT by Brad Parks
THE BROTHERS OF BAKER STREET by Michael Robertson
I SHALL NOT HATE by Izzenldin Abuelaish

Thanks to everyone for participating!

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Brad Parks at Books and Crannies

In today's (excellent, as always) issue of Shelf Awareness, our favorite literary zen masters showcased an unexpected friendship between Virginia-based author Brad Parks (EYES OF THE INNOCENT) and a small town bookstore in Terrell, Texas.

Back in August, Parks exchanged a few emails with Gayle Harris, a fan who happened to own a shop, Books and Crannies. After a few lively back-and-forths, Parks decided he needed to get out to Terrell to see this charming theatre-turned-bookstore for himself.

Ultimately, Parks warns readers that the article is "a cautionary tale for all you book peddlers out there--never write an author and tell him you love his book and own a bookstore. Chances are good he will do what I did: invite himself to your store for a signing."

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Brad Parks on Lesa's Book Critiques

Earlier this week, award-winning book reviewer for Library Journal and Mystery Readers Journal, Lesa Holstine of Lesa's Book Critiques, hosted Brad Parks as a guest blogger.

His post begins, "Exactly twenty-six years and five months ago, at the end of a hot and dusty Connecticut summer, in a time of desperation the likes of which I can now barely describe, I committed a heinous crime. I stole from a public library..." keep reading!

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