On The Bookshelves Tuesday 1/18/2011

Here's a look at the titles we love that hit shelves this week.

Historical Romance  
  How to Woo a Reluctant Lady
by Sabrina Jeffries

“Jeffries’ third captivating Hellions of Halstead Hall book has the fast-paced sensuality, delicious humor and marvelous storytelling that are the author’s trademarks.”
    Once Upon a Scandal
by Delilah Marvelle

“The Scandal series continues as Marvelle gives the traditional theme of ‘second chance at love’ a new, heated twist.”
  A Thoroughly Compromised Lady
by Bronwyn Scott

“From London’s ballrooms to the jungles of Venezuela, Scott keeps readers entertained with the antics of two stubborn lovers caught in the middle of a dangerous government operation …”
Historical Fiction Series Romance
  The Orchid Affair
by Lauren Willig

“[Willig] juxtaposes the 1800s love story with that of present-day characters, adding depth to a witty, well-written mystery.”
    No Ordinary Hero
by Rachel Lee

“A scary story with well-developed secondary characters, a great blend of mystery and chills, builds to a strong and successful romantic end.”
Contemporary Romance  
  Call Me Irresistible
by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

“Great romance doesn’t get more fun than this!”
    Believe in Me
by Laura Moore

“The author does an excellent job of developing both the major and minor characters.”
Romantic Suspense Erotica
  Midnight Caller
by Leslie Tentler

“A scary story with well-developed secondary characters, a great blend of mystery and chills, builds to a strong and successful romantic end.”
by Charlotte Featherstone

“Thane’s seduction of Chastity is titillating and is complemented by the other well-written characters and their relationships.”
Paranormal/Urban Fantasy  
  Pack of Lies
by Laura Anne Gilman

“Gilman handles an extremely sensitive subject with grace and compassion.”
    Bonded By Blood
by Laurie London

“The vampire genre just got a new recruit in the form of debut author London as she launches her sizzlingly sexy new Sweetblood series, which focuses on the struggle between two vampire coalitions.”
  Other Eyes
by Barbara D’Amato

“A first-class mystery and top-of-the-line history lesson that will keep readers flipping through the pages until the startling conclusion.”
    Frozen Assets
by Quentin Bates

“The subject of the international banking scandal gives the novel an unmistakable timeliness.”
  The Girl in the Green Raincoat
by Laura Lippman

“Lippman is really advancing her characters, pushing and challenging them. As always, Tess is a great character with an original and snarky voice.”
    World’s Greatest Sleuth!
by Steve Hockensmith

“This newest Holmes on the Range mystery has historical detail, a grand and hilarious setting, a shaggy cast of characters — all of whom are not quite what they seem — and a hilarious narrator.”
Sci Fi/Fantasy
  Among Others
by Jo Walton

“This is a book for anyone who has been an outsider, for anyone who has lost someone they loved, for anyone who loves books.”
by Col Buchanan

"Buchanan’s first outing as a fantasy author features strong worldbuilding and workmanlike prose."
Mainstream Fiction  
  Every Little Thing
by Pamela Klaffke

“Empowering chick lit at its best with a surprising romantic twist, this is not a novel you’re likely to forget.”
    These Things Hidden
by Heather Gudenkauf

“Readers will be carried on a powerful journey with excellently drawn characters whose detailed emotions know no bounds.”
  The Fire in Ember
by DiAnn Mills

“Mills gives the readers many details, but the minutia doesn’t drag the story down.”

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