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Dana Marton | The Perfect Dessert
Author Guest / November 12, 2011

I’ve noticed that novellas have been making a comeback lately. has 8,224 novellas available at the moment. Once upon a time, novellas have been a well-respected literary form. Then, for some reason, they fell out of favor. I have to admit, it’s been a while since I’d read one, until Charlaine Harris started to put out Sookie Stackhouse novellas in between her full-size books. And then I fell in love with the format. So as of this year, 3 of those 8,224 novellas on Amazon are mine. Yay! Since I’ve started writing novellas, I’ve been reading more of them. They are the answer to my problem of not being able to put a book down once I started it. Sadly, I don’t get to read until it’s bed time. Then I’m up until 2 a.m. when the last word is read. Then I’m dragging the next day. Sounds familiar? But now I can read a novella, get the full experience, a rounded out story, and still get some sleep. They proved to be the perfect beach read as well. I’m not saying I’m leaving full-size novels behind, no way. But I found that novellas have their place in my…

Fresh Pick | THE BETRAYAL OF THE BLOOD LILY by Lauren Willig
Fresh Pick / November 12, 2011

Pink Carnation #6 January 2011 On Sale: January 4, 2011 Featuring: Penelope Deveraux; Alex Reid 500 pages ISBN: 0451232054 EAN: 9780451232052 Paperback $15.00  Add to Wish List Fiction, Historical Buy at A great read from Readers & ‘ritas The Betrayal Of The Blood Lily by Lauren Willig A New York Timesextended list bestseller in hardcover-the sensational sixth book in the national bestselling Pink Carnation series. Whisked away to nineteenth-century India, Penelope Deveraux plunges into the court intrigues of the Nizam of Hyderabad, where no one is quite what they seem. New to this strange and exotic country- where a dangerous spy called the Marigold leaves venomous cobras as his calling card-she can trust only one man: Captain Alex Reid. With danger looming from local warlords, treacherous court officials, and French spies, Alex and Penelope may be all that stand in the way of a plot designed to rock the very foundations of the British Empire… Previous Picks