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1999 Guide to Literary Agents : 500 Agents Who Sell What You Write (Guide to Literary Agents)
by Donya Dickerson(Editor)


Writers Digest Books
Paperback - 360 pages
(January 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
It is increasingly difficult, these days, to get an editor to look at an "unagented" manuscript. The right agent can provide entrée to the right editors, and Writer's Digest's annual Guide to Literary Agents will help you determine just who those right agents are. Though some of the top... Read more

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Yankee Doodle Dead : A Death on Demand Mystery
by Carolyn G. Hart


Twilight
Hardcover - 273 pages
1 Ed edition (October 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
Unless you find the idea of a woman who runs a mystery book store as an amateur crime solver just too cute for comfort, you'll have some fun with Carolyn G. Hart's latest cozy yarn about Annie and Max Darling, the Nick and Nora Charles of the South Carolina island resort town called Broward's Rock.... Read more

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The Love Letter
by Cathleen Schine


Plume
Paperback - 272 pages
(February 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
2.5 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
In the quaint New England town of Pequot--"an artists' colony without the artists"--a mystery unfolds in the form of a crumpled letter. Helen MacFarquhar, the divorced 42-year-old proprietor of Horatio Street Books, finds a torrid love note in a stack of mail. Creased oddly, without an accompanying... Read more

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Shakespeare and Company
by Sylvia Beach, James Laughlin (Introduction)


Univ of Nebraska Pr
Paperback - 230 pages
Reprint edition (October 1991)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Jerry F., May 29, 2000 4 out of 5 stars
An excellent account of a literary life
These memoirs by Sylvia Beach--originally published in the 1950s--are reprinted here exactly as published. Ms. Beach became one of the most prominent Americans in Paris during the twenties and thirties by opening a bookstore called "Shakespeare & Company" (the title of this book). But... Read more

 


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Ghost Walk
by Marianne MacDonald


St Martins Pr
Hardcover - 224 pages
Thomas Dunne Books edition (December 1, 1998)
 
Publishers weekly
"Smart and tenacious...an entertaining guide to the world of antiques." --This text refers to the mass market paperback edition of this title Read more

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Like a Hole in the Head
by Jen Banbury


Little Brown & Company
Hardcover - 288 pages
(February 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
The same marinade of lonely-girl tough-talk that flavored Barbara Seranella's Edgar Award-nominated first novel, No Human Involved, enriches playwright Jen Banbury's wonderfully raucous and raunchy debut, Like a Hole in the Head. Banbury's mystery is also set in a Los Angeles made memorable by fresh... Read more

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Mary Anne and the Haunted Bookstore (Baby-Sitters Club Mystery , No 34)
by Ann Matthews Martin


Apple
Paperback
(April 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
In this spooky page-turner, Mary Anne takes a job in a bookstore which might be haunted by Edgar Allan Poe!. Read more

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Death's Autograph
by Marianne MacDonald


St Martins Pr (Trade)
Hardcover - 304 pages
(October 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
-- Publishers Weekly

"Dido proves to be engagingly resilient and resourceful...Readers will eagerly anticipate the return of both Dido and her dad." --This text refers to the mass market paperback edition of this title Read more


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Dinosaur Cat : A "Big Mike" Mystery
by Garrison Allen


Kensington Pub Corp (Trd)
Hardcover - 336 pages
(July 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
From Kirkus Reviews , June 15, 1998
Another over-the-top outing with bookdealer/sometime police assistant Penelope Warren. Penelope and her ever-present cat Big Mike live in Empty Creek, Arizona (Baseball Cat, 1996, etc.), where most conversation evokes the talk on third-rate sitcoms, an annual calendar features local women in the... Read more

10.   Silas, the Bookstore Cat
by Karen Trella Mather, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)


Down East Books
Hardcover - 32 pages
(November 1994)
 

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The Book in the United States Today
by Gordon Graham(Editor), Richard Abel (Editor)


Transaction Pub
Paperback
Reprint edition (December 1997)
 

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Guide to Literary Agents, 2000 : 500 Agents Who Sell What You Write (Guide to Literary Agents, 2000)
by Donya Dickerson(Editor)


Writers Digest Books
Paperback - 359 pages
(January 2000)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
Success in publishing, as in many other fields, depends primarily on who you know. Whatever you can do to foster connections--attend writers conferences, take workshops, haunt book signings--increases your chances of a referral, or even an introduction. It is those very connections that are most... Read more

13.   The Very Rich Hours of Adrienne Monnier
by Adrienne Monnier, et al


Univ of Nebraska Pr
Paperback
Reprint edition (December 1996)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, December 16, 1996 4 out of 5 stars
An excellent view of Paris at its peak in this century.
Adrienne Monnier was one of the hidden focal points of the Lost Generation in Paris. Her bookstore, La Maison des Amis des Livres, was a meeting place for some of the most famous authors of the time and their fans. Joyce, Hemingway, Gide, Colette and Eliot were among her many associates in the... Read more

 


14.   The Holographic Dollhouse : A Novel (Merrywell Trilogy, Part 2)
by Charlotte Lawrence


Llewellyn Publications
Paperback - 464 pages
(December 1995)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, June 12, 1998 5 out of 5 stars
An eerie dollhouse that opens a door to a parallel universe.
This book, the 2nd of the Merrywell Trilogy, continues the strange adventures of Rian, a seemingly ordinary young woman, who owns a New Age book and herb shop, and her friends, who became involved with the bizarre and mysterious Rag Bone Man.

In this book, there is an old dollhouse that holds the... Read more

 


15.   The Joy of Publishing
by Nat G. Bodian


Open Horizons
Hardcover
(June 1996)
 
The author, Nat Bodian email natbodian@aol.com , June 13, 1998
a fun-to-read book for all book lovers.
This is a fascinating read for all who love books and interesting behind-the-scenes insights about dozens of famous books and authors. Meticulously indexed for easy location of any author or subject. Read more

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The Seven Stairs (Touchstone Book)
by Stuart Brent


Touchstone Books
Paperback - 231 pages
Reprint edition (May 1989)
 

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Murder Is the Deal of the Day : A Gil and Claire Hunt Mystery
by Robert J. Randisi, Christine Matthews


St Martins Pr (Trade)
Hardcover - 256 pages
1 Ed edition (January 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars
From Booklist January 1, 1999
The victims have been smothered, their eyes propped open and carefully placed so it appears they are watching television. Each has a tape in their VCR containing a lengthy selection from a St. Louis home-shopping network featuring local celebrity Clare Hunt. St. Louis cops Jason Holliday and Myra... Read more

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A Genius for Letters : Booksellers and Bookselling from the 16th to the 20th Century (Publishing Pathways)
by Robin Myers(Editor), Michael Harris (Editor)


Oak Knoll Books
Hardcover
(December 1995)
 
From Book News, Inc. , June 1, 1996
Presents nine essays on the history of the book trade, focusing on booksellers in various eras in Britain and Italy. Looks at booksellers' place at the center of the manufacture and distribution of books, and their role in shaping readers' tastes and laying the foundation of commercial publishing.... Read more

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The Bookshop : A Novel
by Penelope Fitzgerald


Houghton Mifflin Co (Pap)
Paperback - 123 pages
Reprint edition (September 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
Since 1977, Penelope Fitzgerald has been quietly coming out with small, perfect devastations of human hope and inhuman (i.e., all-too-human) behavior. And now we have the opportunity to read "The Bookshop," her tragicomedy of provincial manners first published in 1978 in the U.K., but never... Read more

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White Elephant Dead : A Death on Demand Mystery (Hart, Carolyn G. Death on Demand.)
by Carolyn G. Hart


Twilight
Hardcover - 288 pages
1 Ed edition (September 7, 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
2.5 out of 5 stars
From Booklist August 19, 1999
Broward's Rock, one of South Carolina's barrier islands, is the home of Annie Darling's Death on Demand Bookstore. Real-life death--the unnatural kind--comes to Broward's Rock with remarkable frequency, and Annie, along with husband Max, is usually the one who figures out what happened. This time,... Read more

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A Conventional Corpse
by Joan Hess


Minotaur Books
Hardcover - 288 pages
(June 2000)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
When Farberville, Arkansas, plays host to its first-ever mystery convention--Murder Comes to Campus--local bookseller Claire Malloy finds herself in the midst of barely controlled mayhem. Bad enough that she is surrounded by peevishly capricious authors; bad enough that Roxanne Small, renowned (and... Read more

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Like a Hole in the Head
by Jen Banbury


Little Brown & Company
Paperback - 304 pages
(April 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
The same marinade of lonely-girl tough-talk that flavored Barbara Seranella's Edgar Award-nominated first novel, No Human Involved, enriches playwright Jen Banbury's wonderfully raucous and raunchy debut, Like a Hole in the Head. Banbury's mystery is also set in a Los Angeles made memorable by fresh... Read more

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Bookstore Cat (Step into Reading. Step 1 Book)
by Cindy Wheeler


Random House (Merchandising)
Paperback - 32 pages
(October 1994)
 
Book Description

Illus. in full color. Mulligan is a proud bookstore cat who takes his job

very seriously. He keeps an eye on the store, greets the customers, even helps

them pick out books. But when two unexpected, intruding birds cross his way,

Mulligan cannot resist his feline instincts.

 

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Literary Agents : The Essential Guide for Writers
by Debby Mayer, et al


Penguin USA (paper)
Paperback - 224 pages
Rev&Updtd edition (March 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
"An agent," says Joe Regal (who is one), "is one-third lawyer, one-third editor and one-third schmoozer, with a little bit of psychologist thrown in." In addition to providing annotated listings for 120 of the 290 agencies that are members of the Association of Authors'... Read more

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Movie Cat (Allen, Garrison. 'Big Mike' Mystery.)
by Garrison Allen


Kensington Pub Corp (Trd)
Hardcover - 304 pages
(May 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
Empty Creek, Arizona, becomes the backlot for a shocking mystery when the film director of a big-budget western is found dead. For Penelope Warren, ex-Marine, bookstore owner, and occasional detective, finding the killer, with the help of her 25-pound Abysinian cat, is a scene she's fated to play. Read more

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