Shelf Pleasure Book Club – The Week of February 3

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Hi Fellow Book Club Readers!

Shelf Pleasure this week is filled with a little mystery and a little romance. Mystery author Maxine Nunes give us the inside look at her new novel, a Hollywood murder mystery that promises to kick off a thrilling new series. And our cowboy craze continues as author Laura Drake explains how she fell in love with the rodeo. Who knew bull riding could be so sensual?!

Speaking of romance, we’ve fallen in love with the trailer for the movie version of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars. Take a look and see why—and we dare you to watch without keeping a box of tissues handy.

Here are the must-reads on Shelf Pleasure this week: Interview with Dazzled Author Maxine Nunes This first time mystery author answers all our questions about this riveting new read.

How I Got to be Sweet on a Cowboy Contemporary western romance author Laura Drake fills us in on her love affair with a real life cowboy.

New Releases If you need a read for the next snow day—aka, stay in your pajamas with a book day—check out these new releases.



Trailer: The Fault in Our Stars

Of course this week’s book trailer pick would be for the film adaptation of one of our favorite books ever. Bring on the waterworks!




For our personal reading this week:

Kristen is about to dive into J. Lynn’s next new adult romance, Be With Me which is about an injured dancer turned college student in love with her brother’s best friend, it looks like the perfect read to keep you warm no matter how cold it gets outside

Stacy is reading Marisha Pessl’s novel, Special Topics in Calamity Physics, a page-turning tale about Blue van Meer, a young woman in her senior year at an elite school whose new group of eccentric friends are hiding many secrets. When one girl drowns and then another is found dead, Blue finds herself in the middle of a mystery.

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