Greetings in the name of literature,
Welcome to HOTBOOKS.
Lately I've found myself buying more books online than at the bookstores. I wondered if I'm alone in this or are more people leaving the bookstores behind and going online.
Please take a moment to fill out a quick survey. We'd like to know how you're buying your books.
Don't forget to check your email on Wed - November 14th for our first Christmas Buying Issue.
If you haven't purchased your slot for the Christmas Buying issues, don't miss out. Slots are going fast. SPECIAL PRICE - 10.00
We welcome your opinion on the newsletter and the books. Let us know what you're buying.
Don't forget to visit our sponsor for this month, Simply Said
See ya on the net,
P.S. If you haven't ordered your book thongs for Christmas presents, what are you waiting on? They're made by Simply Said and are beautiful.
FEATURED AUTHORS THIS WEEK
Stop by SORMAG's Blog http://sormag.blogspot.com/ and meet:
Taylor Chang-Babaian & Christie Walker Bos
Is the essential beauty guide for all Asian woman, whether you are East Asian (Japanese, Korean etc.) to South Asian (Indian), The book is a wealth of information on how to apply make up, what products are and what they do and why you need them.
MAGICAL MAN LIST
The story of two women, Samantha and Marta who decide to make "man lists" detailing all the traits and characteristics they want in the perfect man. To activate their lists, they make up "magical" ceremonies that involve breaking into Dodger Stadium and almost drowning in the Pacific ocean. But if there's one thing Sam and Marta discover on their hilarious journey-there's no sacrifice too great when it comes to finding true love.
THE PASTOR'S WIFE DOES CRY
Lady Bea Morgan
Scandal: Abuse in the Church Exposed
What do these three women have in common: Lady Bea Morgan, Mary Winkler and Juanita Bynum? They are all first ladies, claiming to be abused by pastors.
First Lady, Lady Bea Morgan debut novel, The Pastor's Wife Does Cry, shares her personal account of abuse and is risking all to unlock, unfold, and expose the unrighteousness within her church and home.
THE YADA YADA PRAYER GROUP
GETS DECKED OUT
The Yada Yadas are getting "decked out" to celebrate the holidays! But God's idea of "decked out" just might change the nature of their party plans--along with a purse-snatching, a hurry-up wedding, and a child who will forever change the Baxter family. This holiday season, the Yada Yadas are learning that no one can out-celebrate God.
Website address: http://www.daveneta.com/
KEEPING MISERY COMPANY
ISBN: ISBN-10: 1601629486
Urban Christian Books
Keeping Misery Company is an inspirational tale about Ruth Wilcox, the only daughter of prominent Chicago minister, Reverend Isaiah Clayton and his feisty wife, Queen Esther. Ruth has her hands full trying to cope with mounting marital problems and the onslaught of physical changes her body is going through. Lately, Ruth and her husband, Daniel, have drifted apart like two ships passing in the night; with zero visibility between them. The two don't even share the same bedroom anymore. Daniel hasn't been happy in the marriage for some time and seeks solace in the arms of his young mistress, Lenora. He oversleeps after a tryst between the sheets with Lenora, and when he arrives home, all hell breaks loose.
Keeping Misery Company is a poignant tale about a religious family in spiritual crisis. Secrets, lies, betrayal, and forgiveness are at the forefront of this story. It culminates with a triumphing of the spirit and soul.
Website address http://www.michellelarks.com/
ZACK AND THE DARK SHAFT: Zara's Bois 1:
Gracie C. McKeever
When the powers-that-be make the decision to return a selfish party-girl to Earth on three missions of redemption, can romance and mayhem be far behind?
As different as night and day, the only thing twins Zara and Zack Benjamin have in common are their genes and their love for Quincy Powers. Zara's death in an unfortunate accident gives her brother a chance with Quincy. Except Zara hasn't quit on the man she loves just yet.
Siren Publishing, Inc.: http://www.sirenpublishing.com/graciecmckeever/zatds.asp
SEX ON THE 2ND FLOOR
Jessica Williamson never dreamed that the fire in her would unleash an insurmountable passion when she hired the sexy and handsome Travis Ingram to maintain the company's computer system. Will Jessica and Travis control the passion that threatens to destroy everything they worked so hard to obtain? Or will they succumb to the passion in their hearts?
What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas, right?
Unfortunately, this isn't the case for recently married Chloe Walker, who believes she's left behind the biggest mistake she's ever made in her life in Sin City, her husband Tristan. Who although a walking Adonis is nuttier than her grandma Violet's fruitcake because he thinks he's a flesh and blood vampire!
However, after returning home, Chloe discovers that Tristan might not have been the loony tune she first assumed him to be. But while she must come to terms with the strange new changes in her life, she must also fend off an irresistible husband, who despite her weight insecurities is hell bent on winning her back.
But, happily ever after isn't so easy for the two when Chloe learns that Tristan hasn't exactly played the game of love & war fairly
ACROSS TIME: Mystery of the Great Sphinx
O. J. Harp III, Ph.D.
The novel is a sci-fi story that bridges the ages, expertly pulling you into the diverse realms of the future as well as the distant past. It's filled with mysticism, magic, future technology, and the history and lore of ancient Egypt (Kemet), with its spells, Pharaohs and pyramids.
TOO LATE FOR ROMANCE?L.M. Gonzalez
The Wild Rose Press
Gloria Amaya believes romance has passed her by and only wants her rose garden to flourish. Matt Cerda knows gardens. When he meets Gloria, he realizes that she and her garden need more than a little tender loving care. Will Gloria and Matt allow their love to blossom?
Website address: www.freewebs.com/lesmora
THE WELCOME INN
A resentful employee falls for her ruggedly handsome new boss who helps her thwart jewel thieves who believe she has taken their stolen diamonds.
Devon Vaughn Archer
A season of miracles and second chances
Audrey Lamour was a successful artist and devoted mother, forever indebted to the heroic fireman who pulled her from a blaze twenty-five years ago on Christmas Day. She honored him by painting his portrait--never dreaming her picture would become a lifeline to love...
Conrad Pearson was driven to meet the woman whose emotional painting of his father seared his soul, even if it meant returning home to the Pacific Northwest, and painful memories. But Audrey's beauty, grace, and unforgettable kiss ignited the kind of sensual fire that made a man glad to be alive. Now he was ready to face all the ghosts of Christmas past to keep this angel in his arms forever.
"This book tells of dreams and legends; of the struggle to overcome fear and prejudice. Beautiful, tender and full of love, it tugs at the heartstrings. Five red roses, Anne, redrosesforauthors."
Website address: http://www.eternalpress.com/
SLOW BURN: A MADARIS NOVEL
St. Martin's Press
As they say -- where there's smoke, there's a fire - and the flame that burns between Skye Barclay and Slade Madaris in this new sizzling novel is, well a SLOW BURN!
ONCE YOU FIND
Everything in attorney Skye Barclay's life is coming together smoothly until she makes the startling discovery that she is adopted! Not only does she learn about her birth mother's death, she also learns that she has a brother, Vincent, she knew nothing about. Skye is on a mission to locate her brother even though her adoptive parents and fiancé, Wayne, doesn't think it is a good idea. In fact, Wayne goes even further by abruptly ending their engagement.
A LOVE THAT'S TRUE
Skye's search for Vincent leads her to his adoptive parents, Dr. Justin and Lorren Madaris, and Slade Madaris, Vincent's tall, dark, and very sexy cousin. Slade is by far the most compelling man Skye has ever met. But she's not ready to get involved in another relationship so soon after Wayne's rejection -- not even when Slade offers her a job so she can stick around and get to know her brother better.
MAKE IT LAST FOREVER
Slade is a shrewd businessman, but hiring Skye is one of the riskiest moves he's ever made. Soon their mutual attraction for each other explodes into a steamy summer affair. When Wayne shows up in town determined to win Skye back, Slade sets out to prove that he and Skye are meant to be together. A Madaris man never walks away from a challenge-especially when true love is on the line
Join the SLOW BURN celebration! - http://www.thegrits.com/promos/books/BJackson.html
ONE G STRING SHORT OF CRAZY
Felicia and Aisha Goodman are hot as hell twin sisters who need separate places. Aisha can't settle on any one man, and night after night of loud hot sex in the room next door is driving Felicia crazy. But neither can imagine life without the other.
Website address: http://www.desireeday.com/
Charles River Press
Caitlin Diggs became the FBI's top agent by being brazen and unconventional, but her experience and training had not prepared her for this new enemy a murderous teenager has linked with a crystal and now spawns a biological Internet threatening Diggs and all humanity.
NEVER AS GOOD AS THE FIRST TIME
St. Martin's Griffin
April 15, 2008
An intense, gripping debut novel about a young mother of three young children struggling through a divorce and with an unforgettable battle with addiction that threatens to destroy her life and her family. Is love -and just a little bit of faith-enough to save them all?
SPONSOR - SIMPLY SAID
Simply Said, We custom design and hand make reading accessories such as
"Gift Marks" also known as Book Marks, and Book Thongs, for Authors, Book Stores Book Clubs and Book Lovers.
"THIS IS WHAT WE DO, BUT IT'S ALL ABOUT YOU"
We have hundreds of different "Gift Marks" ready made, all have beautiful pictures and graphics, wonderful quotes, sayings, or phases that speaks to you.. They are not your average bookmark. They are large 2 x 8, heavy laminated, with a satin ribbon, cut by hand resembling torn paper edges, Durable and Unique.
That's why They are
Authors these are your "A' game, your Sunday best, quality and above the rest. Customized to your needs.
These items are GREAT GIFTS TO FANS, GIVEAWAYS, BOOK SIGNINGS, PROMOTIONAL EVENTS, RELEASE PARTIES, AND CONTESTS for your website, as well as wonderful additions to your PRESS PACKETS
We also do custom work for Book Stores and Book clubs.
The BOOK THONGS are jewelry for the book lover the come in many colors and styles, No 2 are the same. The ladies love them and we are working on a line just for the Gents! They are Sexy and Swinging, Bookmarks. These are made with all different types of beads and satin ribbon.
They are great contest gifts and give away's.
We are inviting you to come visit myspace.com/odebsimplysaid
to see samples of what we do.
LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO PROMOTE?
SORMAG IS THE PLACE FOR YOU
Didn't see your name or your book?
We still have slots available for November and the upcoming months.
Lock in your 2008 promotions before the rates change.
If you would like to sponsor our newsletter, send me an email and I'll send you more information.
SORMAG has different packages to fit every authors budget.
Check out our rates and let us introduce you to our readers.
Get your spot today - http://sormag.com/AUTHOR.html
Please feel free to tell your friends looking for a place to promote about our great rates.