August 2002 (Issue 222)

 

COVER STORY

BALLANTINE BOOKS ON PARADE
An overview of how diversity, quality and innovation add up to great books for this leader of women's fiction.

NELSON DEMILLE
The facts and fiction of going UP COUNTRY

   

FEATURES

JON SALEM'S ALTER EGO IS AT IT AGAIN!
A new outrageously funny, sexy comedy from genre-busting author Kylie Adams!

FINDING THE GODDESS WITHIN
Anne Stuart shares her tips and experiences on how to divulge your inner diva.

PUT AN END TO YOUR READING RUT!
10 dynamite rut busters to soothe your reading blues.

A CONTEMPORARY CALLING
Geralyn Dawson pens her first contemporary, a special novel of love and friendship, inspired by the Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation.

DO YOU LOVE BAD BOYS?
Meet the three hot heroes who power a new Brava anthology by Lori Foster, Donna Kauffman and Janelle Denison.

AUTHOR PROFILES

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT
Jennifer Crusie, Karen L. King, Victoria Alexander, Georgina Gentry, Robin Burcell, Leigh Riker, Robin Wells, Mary Campisi, Lauraine Snelling, Benita Chalmers, Kat Martin, Amanda Scott, Sharleen Jonasson, Patricia Rice, Kathryn Shay, Tamar Myers

AUTHOR TALK
Tori Carrington, Susan Squires

COLUMNS

FAN FORUM
Giveaways & Contests
5 Great Books Not to Miss
On the Message Boards
Reader To Reader
Book Sleuth
If You Like, You'll Love...
Storytelling Festivals
Paperback Round-Up

COLUMNS
Quips & Queries
Theme Spotlight

PROS ON PROSE

PATH TO PUBLISHING
A revelation: there's not one "right" way to get published.

MASTER CLASS II— COMMON MISTAKE #8
Show, don't tell! Pocket editor Lauren McKenna explains the difference...

CONVENTION UPDATE
Novels Spotlighted for the Costume Competition. Reader Parties and Authors at the Book Fair.

COMING NEXT MONTH

SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY AND FUTURISTIC SPOTLIGHT
An in-depth look at the popularity of this fast growing genre and its appeal to romance fans.

INTERVIEW WITH JULIE GARWOOD
A chat with one of romance's most beloved authors on her phenomenal success and her latest romantic suspense, KILLJOY.

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