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Archives - June 2011

Wilbur Smith has subtitled this essay “Or how the man who has sold 80 million books only has to think of his fearless father to find inspiration”. . .and that certainly seems appropriate! His first novel, published in 1964, was also called WHEN THE LION FEEDS, after which Wilbur wrote 30 novels. His most recent book, THOSE IN PERIL, came out this past month.
In her debut novel, 22 BRITANNIA ROAD, Amanda Hodgkinson delivers a tale of a family desperate to put itself back together after WWII forces them apart. Below, Amanda speaks about her own father; a father who preferred to do rather than to read, but who still instilled in Amanda the desire to take risks and become a writer.   Photo: young Amanda and her father.
There is no greater tribute to one’s parent than writing a book about them, even if the title of said book is THE OLD MAN AND THE SWAMP: A True Story About My Weird Dad, a Bunch of Snakes, and One Ridiculous Road Trip.
William Kent Kreuger’s Cork O'Connor novels have won him a number of awards, not to mention fans. VERMILION DRIFT --- his 10th novel featuring Tamarack County, Minn. PI, Cork O'Connor --- comes out in paperback today.
Robert Dugoni’s David Sloane series has branded him “The undisputed king of the Legal Thriller.” Tomorrow, on June 7th, the fourth in the series --- MURDER ONE --- hits book stores, much to the excitement of his readers.
June 3, 2011

IndieBound Next List --- June

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Check out IndieBound's Next List for the month of June! Find your local IndieBound store to get more information, check out the book, and take it home with you! Some great titles, including Tayari Jones' SILVER SPARROW, the latest Bets On pick!