July 2004 (Issue 245)

 

COVER STORY

MEDALLION PRESS
The upstart small-press publisher celebrates its first anniversary with a new teen line.

THE CRUISE OF A LIFETIME
Join authors, editors and hundreds of readers on a Get Caught Reading at Sea Book Lovers Caribbean cruise.

   

FEATURES

BOOKLOVERS DAY RETURNS!
Exciting plans are being made across the country as we bring back an RT BOOKclub tradition.

LORI FOSTER, REVEALED
The New York Times bestselling author lets on about the secret of her success.

MYSTERY TAKES A HOLIDAY
Travel around the country and meet some of fiction's most intrepid sleuths.

STAR GAZER
Nancy Herkness went out of this world to create her latest hero in SHOWER OF STARS.

CLUBHOUSE: Author Spotlights and News

Home Sweet Home
Oklahoma native Billie Letts goes back to her roots in SHOOT THE MOON.

Bombshell Babes
Harlequin's new action line is destined to revive romance in a single bound.

Hot Summer Reads
Two tantalizing scorchers from Bertrice Small and M.J. Rose.

Men With Pens
Four male authors square off to see whose summer book will make the biggest splash.

Romantic Reads
Courtesy of Mary Jo Putney, Deborah Raney and debut author Kate Lyon.

FAN FORUM: Reader Columns

Under the Covers
Series Wrap Sheet
Paperback Roundup
Gourmet Detectives
Book Sleuth
Bookstore Spotlight
Quips & Queries
Celebrity Picks
Contests and Giveaways

PROS ON PROSE

CRUCIGER GETS PUBLISHED
Our intrepid aspiring writer gets TWO contracts after an agonizing month of highs and lows.

EDITOR SPOTLIGHT
Meet Pocket mystery editor Christina Boys and discover what she's buying and what she's not.

STOP SHOOTING YOUR CAREER IN THE FOOT
Advice from Alice Orr on how to "curb your enthusiasm" once your manuscript is completed.

COMING NEXT MONTH

ROMANCE AND BEYOND
Take a look at the fresh new face of romance and its 30-year evolution.

FALL BOOKS PREVIEW
Get a sneak peek at publishers' blockbuster lineups for autumn.

CONVENTION NEWS

Meet Us In St. Louis in 2005: Plans Unfold for the RT Bash

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