I am the Pre-Order Queen

I feel compelled to mention how many/which books I have on pre-order at Amazon. If you’re Telfer, the whole concept is ridiculous, if you’re me, the anticipation is way fun (don’t worry family and friends, there is no marital strife over the money I spend on books -there is a line item in our budget for Andrea’s Books).      

Grace
I just got my first preorder this week for the year:
Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith by Anne Lamott

Reading it right now – every Christian should read Anne Lamott. I love her.

Surfing

Publication Date: April 24, 2007
Body Surfing by Anita Shreve

Okay, the cover and the title are slightly embarrassing but Anita Shreve is a solid novelist! I am feeling a bit defensive!

Pearl

Publication Date: April 28, 2007
Book Crush: For Kids and Teens – Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment & Interest
by Nancy Pearl

The author is also the Librarian Action Figure

Fadiman

Publication Date: May 15, 2007
At Large & At Small: Familiar Essays by Anne Fadiman

Every book about book lover knows Anne Fadiman (Ex Libris and Rereadings). Delightful essays

Harry

Publication Date: July 21, 2007
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
by J.K. Rowling

Of course.

Jane
Publication Date: July 31, 2007
Anything for Jane by Cheryl Mendelson

Her other novels: Morningside Heights & Love, Work, Children
Anything for Jane completes the Morningside Heights trilogy.

Meyer Publication Date: August 7, 2007
Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer

Sequel to Twilight and New Moon. How did I find myself LOVING these teenage vampire novels?

Olivia

Publication Date: October 2, 2007
Olivia Helps with Christmas by Ian Falconer

Certain nieces of mine might find themselves with a copy as well.

No cover yet:
Publication Date: October 2, 2007
Run by Ann Patchett
Author of Bel Canto, etc.

Dirda
Publication Date: November 5, 2007
Classics for Pleasure by Michael Dirda
I can’t wait.

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