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Uncategorized / October 23, 2009

A tsunami of monumental proportions is heading toward the book industry, and many of the millions of avid book readers across the country aren’t even aware of it. The “Brave New World” that will emerge after this “disaster” is here already, but its full effect probably won’t be felt for another few years. Maybe as little as five. That’s my prediction, anyhow. What will happen: More and more of your favorite authors will drop off the radar screen. I don’t mean the big names, nor vampires or erotica which are the only fiction selling in huge numbers these days, but a whole lot of others (many of whom would surprise you) won’t be around much longer. To read more about Sandra’s thoughts on changes in the publishing industry and to comment for a chance to win, please click here. Visit to learn more about books and authors.

Fresh Pick / October 23, 2009

July 2009On Sale: June 25, 2009Featuring: Jane Mansfield; Wes304 pages ISBN: 0525950761EAN: 9780525950769Hardcover$25.95 Romance Historical, Romance Paranormal Buy at Rude Awakenings Of A Jane Austen Addict by Laurie Viera Rigler The eagerly anticipated sequel to Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict Laurie Viera Rigler’s debut novel, Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict, was a hit with fans and critics, and a BookSense and Los Angeles Times bestseller. Its open-to-interpretation ending left readers begging for more—and Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen Addict delivers. While Confessions took twenty-first-century free spirit Courtney Stone into the social confines of Jane Austen’s era, Rude Awakenings tells the parallel story of Jane Mansfield, a gentleman’s daughter from Regency England who inexplicably awakens in Courtney’s overly wired and morally confused L.A. life. For Jane, the modern world is not wholly disagreeable. Her apartment may be smaller than a dressing closet, but it is fitted up with lights that burn without candles, machines that wash bodies and clothes, and a glossy rectangle in which tiny people perform scenes from her favorite book, Pride and Prejudice. Granted, if she wants to travel she may have to drive a formidable metal carriage, but she may do so without…