On The Bookshelves Tuesday 9/28/2010

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

Historical Romance

  Scoundrel in My Dreams
by Celeste Bradley

"Let your spirit fly and savor this wondrous read!"
    Mad About the Duke
by Elizabeth Boyle

"There’s everything a romance reader craves and the deep-sigh ending is not easily forgotten."
  Trial by Desire
by Courtney Milan

"... a spin-off from Proof of Seduction that is filled with enough wit and wisdom to make it a 'keeper.'"
    One Touch of Scandal
by Liz Carlyle

"This wonderfully crafted story, tinged with paranormal elements, brims with emotional characters and hidden secrets."
  The Promise
by Brenda Joyce

"... an abiding romance that faithful readers and those new to the genre will savor."
    A Season of Seduction
by Jennifer Haymore

"Haymore uses the Christmas season as an enhancing backdrop for a mystery/romance that is both original and fulfilling."
  Aching for Always
by Gwen Cready

"This delightful story is passionate, suspenseful, adventurous and highly entertaining."
    Sinful in Satin
by Madeline Hunter

"A master storyteller, Hunter easily lures readers into the web she spins, leaving them completely satisfied from beginning to end."

Contemporary Romance

  Simply Irresistible
by Jill Shalvis

"Shalvis’ new Lucky Harbor series introduces some wonderful characters with humor, heartwarming interaction and an abundance of hot sex."
    A Chesapeake Shores Christmas
by Sherryl Woods

"A sweet read perfect to enjoy again and again."

Paranormal/Urban Fantasy

  Bayou Moon
by Ilona Andrews

"Featuring a heroine whose clan is like the Addams family on steroids, there is both humor and pathos in this riveting tale."
    Double Cross
by Carolyn Crane

"Crane’s Midcity novels are full of zinging, compelling heroines and dark and dangerous heroes."
by Jennifer Estep

"Brisk pacing and knife-edged danger make this an exciting page-turner."
    Siren Song
by Cat Adams

"By making Celia an abomination in the eyes of most of the world, Adams forces her heroine into survival mode, which reveals much about her character."
  Sorceress, Interrupted
by A.J. Menden

"Fantazia is full of pain and secrets, yet sealed over with a layer of sarcasm and quick wit."
    Haunted Honeymoon
by Marta Acosta

"The author cleverly gives her heroine amnesia, infusing new life into an already phenomenal vampire series."
  When Pleasure Rules
by J.K. Beck

"Rich with moral dilemmas, steamy sex and a timeless political feud between vampires and werewolves, there’s something for all paranormal fans here."
    Left For Undead
by L.A. Banks

"You can always count on Banks to deliver high-octane entertainment!"
  Hungry for Your Love
by Lori Perkins, editor

"Fans of horror will find these 21 zombie stories spooky and fun ..."
    Eat Prey Love
by Kerelyn Sparks

"A wonderful return to Sparks’ world of vampires and shapeshifters."
  Everlasting Desire
by Amanda Ashley

"Ashley once again provides an entertaining story that will please readers who prefer the more traditional vampire tales."
    Taken By Midnight
by Lara Adrian

"Keeping a long-running series evolving in an intriguing manner is no easy task, but Adrian pulls it off with seeming ease."


  Play Dead
by Harlan Coben

"The plot twists with chilling speed as readers are plunged into the past, then yanked viciously back to the present."
    On the Line
by S.J. Rozan

"Fast-paced and clever, with zippy dialogue and suspenseful chase scenes, this lively thriller will leave you breathless and giddy."
  Me, Myself and Why?
by MaryJanice Davidson

"Wacky, witty and wonderful! Me, Myself and Why? is one of the most unique and engaging stories to come along this year."

Sci Fi Fantasy

  The House on Durrow Street
by Galen Beckett

"Beckett’s enchantingly gothic voice is in evidence in this second in the series ..."
    The Spirit Thief
by Rachel Aaron

"A charming and fast-paced caper with intriguing worldbuilding and interesting characters."
by Cherie Priest

"An entertaining read and a good introduction for those unfamiliar with steampunk."


  Men Times Three
by Bonnie Edwards

"There’s something about six-pack abs in a flannel shirt and tool belt that can make a woman’s mouth water; toss in a gorgeous face and the heart of a hero, and you’ve got the O’Banions."
    The Bid
by Jax

"Read it for the suspense, the worldbuilding or the sex scenes — most of all, read it for the fascinating storyline that builds to a pulse-pounding climax."

Romantic Suspense

  Killer Heat
by Brenda Novak

"... Novak succeeds in bringing us a suspenseful story with an intriguing plot and two tough, compelling protagonists ..."


  Cross Roads
by Fern Michaels

"Michaels has a pitch-perfect ear for dialogue and a stellar hand at crafting a devious plot."
    When the Sun Goes Down
by Gwynne Forster

"It’s worthwhile to read along as interesting characters find love amidst the drama."

Young Adult

by L. Divine

"Drama High No. 12 is juicy teen fiction, full of babymama drama, interracial love, voodoo and just the right hint of innocence."
by Diana Peterfreund

"... an epic story laced with ethics, science and love. A pleasure!"

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