Shauna Summers is the executive editor for the Ballantine, Bantom, Dell imprint. She edits authors such as Suzanne Brockmann, Shana Abe, and Lara Adrian. Two debuts that she is excited about include Cecilia Grant’s “A Lady Awakened” (hhttp://www.ceciliagrant.com/) that will release in January 2012 and Molly O’Keefe’s contemporary series that ... more >
Dear Ms. Adrian: I’ve had an on again off again relationship with this series. I adored Midnight Awakening but struggled with Veil of Midnight. I liked Shades better than the last two but not as much as Midnight Awakening. One of the things that I enjoyed about Shades was that ... more >
Dear. Ms. Kala, Our recent discussions about multiculturalism here at Dear Author reminded me to pluck your book out of a stack sent to me by Jane – our distributor of all advanced and finished copies. The pull quote from Independent clued me in as to what to expect – ... more >
Shauna Summers, Senior Editor at Random House, gave us a sneak peak at upcoming Bantam/Dell/Ballantine books. Random House also sponsored a giveaway of 27 copies of different books and I threw in 9 ecopies of books for a total of 35 books. Stephanie Tyler scrounged up two ARCs of her ... more >
It’s the last call for the week giveaways. I’m going to close the threads today: Ballantine/Bantam Giveaway at noon CST. Goodman Giveaway at midnight CST. Go forth and comment. We’ll be hosting another one of those ACE/BERKLEY ARC giveaways the first week of September.
Shauna Summers, Senior Editor for Bantam/Ballantine, wanted to share with the Dear Author readers a bit about their fall line up. We thought it would be fun to give away a copy of the book that preceded the upcoming release. For every paper book giveaway, I’m going to giveaway an ... more >