December 8 2016 Editor Assistance Newsletter
I am finally starting to feel like I can work on things again. I think my elderly cat's lingering illness and finally her passing took more out of me than I thought. I just had trouble getting started on anything. And I'm sure the political situation didn't help. So watch for a few messages from me as I start to move forward.
First off, let's tackle my book pile. My house looks like a hoarder's nightmare and it's time to carve through the chaos. I'm sure that doesn't help my frame of mind much either ;). So we are down to these books all sent to me by Penguin for review. By now these have all been offered before. First dibs goes to anyone who wants to review them but please chime in if you want one for ANY reason (including gift-giving). Those who indicate a review potential will have the first choice but again at this point we've already tried to find those editors. It's likely all of these will go to people who just want to take them. They could be yours.
Enchanted August - Brenda Bowen - four women rediscover themselves on a Maine vacation
Etta Mae's Worst Bad-Luck Day - Ann B. Ross - Trailer-park woman becomes nurse for wealthy man
Lydia's Party - Margaret Hawkins - Christmas party with life-long friends
The Expatriates - Janice Y.K. Lee - Motherhood, marriage, and happiness in Hong Kong
The Longest Date - Cindy Chupack - Negotiating marriage and trying for a child
The Smell of Other People's Houses - Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock - Four lives entangled in Alaska 1970
Then Came Life - Geralyn Lucas - cancer survivor book of strength, honest and funny (hardcover)
Finding Audrey - Sophie Kinsella - teenager girl has trouble coping with her past, meets a sensitive guy who helps
Kitchens of the Great Midwest - J Ryan Stradal - Scandinavian woman in Minnesota explores life through food
Movie Star - Hilary Liftin - Expose of Hollywood life and the real issues beneath (fiction)
The Memory Keeper's Daughter - Kim Edwards - doctor of twins sends away the Down Syndrome one at birth
Re Jane - Patricia Park - Half-Korean Half-American orphan in Queens struggles to reconcile her cultures
Getting Real - Gretchen Carlson - anchorwoman discusses finding success and balancing work and life
A Totally Awkward Love Story - Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivison - the awkwardness of wanting to lose one's virginity (hardcover)
Next up, ebooks. I know you guys have been incredibly patient with me while I stagnated and I wanted to offer something in thanks. Take a look through my library of ebooks and let me know which ones you'd like for free. I can send MOBI (Kindle), EPUB (Apple), or PDF (generic) format. I am happy to send them with my gratitude for hanging in there with me.
More emails to come soon!
Lisa Shea, owner
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