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Welcome to the Hachette Book Group Podcast. Each week we deliver audio excerpts of new titles, interviews with your favorite authors, as well as exclusive content through our podcasts.

Welcome to the Hachette Book Group Podcast. Each week we deliver audio excerpts of new titles, interviews with your favorite authors, as well as exclusive content through our podcasts.
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Welcome to the Hachette Book Group Podcast. Each week we deliver audio excerpts of new titles, interviews with your favorite authors, as well as exclusive content through our podcasts.

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English


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MY NAME IS WILL by Jess Winfield

8/14/2009
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A Tale of two Shakespeares... Struggling UC Santa Cruz grad student Willie Shakespeare Greenberg is trying to write his thesis about the Bard. Kind of... Meanwhile, would-be playwright (and oppressed Catholic) William Shakespeare is eighteen years old and stuck teaching Latin in the boondocks of Stratford-upon-Avon. Seemingly separated in time and place, the lives of Willie and William begin to intersect in curious ways, from harrowing encounters with the law (and a few ex-girlfriends) to...

Duration: 00:03:39


I CAN SEE YOU by Karen Rose

8/7/2009
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Eve Wilson's face was once scarred by a vicious assault. Terrified and ashamed, she escaped to the online realm, where she could choose the face she allowed people to see. Now a graduate student, Eve researches the addictive powers of online communities. When her test subjects begin turning up dead as a result of apparent suicides, she doesn't know where to turn. Homicide detective Noah Webster is one of the few people who believe the victims are connected murders and Eve becomes Noah's...

Duration: 00:07:21


PROPHECY OF THE SISTERS by Michelle Zink

7/31/2009
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Nancy Conescu sits with author Michelle Zink, to discuss her book Prophecy of the Sisters, followed by an excerpt from the audiobook. The story is about twin sisters Lia and Alice, who have just become orphans. They have also become enemies. As they discover their roles in a prophecy that has turned generations of sisters against each other, the girls find themselves entangled in a mystery that involves a tattoo-like mark, their parents' deaths, a boy, a book, and a lifetime of secrets.

Duration: 00:09:32


THE VIXEN MANUAL by Karrine Steffans

7/24/2009
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Karen Thomas, Executive Editor at Grand Central Publishing, speaks with author Karrine Steffans about her newest book, The Vixen Manual, the follow up to The Vixen Diaries.

Duration: 00:19:40


THE VIXEN DIARIES by Karrine Steffans

7/24/2009
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This titillating exposé chronicles the personal and professional adventures of this tabloid-laden socialite, dispelling some rumors, while confirming others. Diaries unveils the heavily shrouded Hollywood backrooms and its coveted secrets. Karrine Steffans continues to dish out juicy gossip and the much sought after details of her star studded lifestyle and the celebrity men that helped her get where she needed to be. Offering her ardent fans answers to burning questions and presenting...

Duration: 00:09:36


NELSON MANDELA'S FAVORITE AFRICAN FOLKTALES by Nelson Mandela

7/17/2009
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Michele McGonigle, Alfre Woodard, Sharon Gelman and Jesse Smollet talk about the origin of the audiobook, share anecdotes from the recording sessions with the star-studded cast, and discuss the charitable cause that the proceeds from the audiobook will support.

Duration: 00:30:24


RAVENS by George Dawes Green

7/17/2009
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When Shaw McBride and Romeo Zderko pull up at a convenience store off I-95 in Georgia, their only thought is to fix a leaky tire and be on their way again to Florida-away from their dull Ohio tech-support jobs. But this happens to be the store from which a multi-million dollar Jackpot ticket has just been sold -- and when a clerk accidentally reveals to Shaw the identity of the winning family, he hatches a ferociously audacious scheme: He and Romeo will squeeze the family for half their...

Duration: 00:10:50


ANY MINUTE by Joyce Meyer and Deborah Bedford

7/10/2009
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Sarah Harper is driven to achieve success no matter what the cost. She wants to do good and not hurt the people she loves--especially children and her husband, Joe--but her desire to succeed in her career too often leaves little time for family. One cold, autumn afternoon, all of that changes when Sarah's car plunges off a bridge and into a river. She is presumed dead by those on the "outside," but Sarah's spirit is still very much alive. What she discovers on the other side transforms...

Duration: 00:11:06


SWIMSUIT by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

7/3/2009
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A breathtakingly beautiful supermodel disappears from a swimsuit photo shoot at the most glamorous hotel in Hawaii. Only hours after she goes missing, Kim McDaniels's parents receive a terrifying phone call. Fearing the worst, they board the first flight to Maui and begin the hunt for their daughter. Ex-cop Ben Hawkins, now a reporter for the L.A. Times, gets the McDaniels assignment. The ineptitude of the local police force defies belief--Ben has to start his own investigation for Kim...

Duration: 00:09:57


THE CLIQUE #11: BOYS R US by Lisi Harrison

7/3/2009
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After disbanding the Pretty Committee, Massie Block takes charge like Visa, forming OCD’s hawtest clique yet: Massie and Crew. Alicia hearts her new role as alpha of the Soul M8’s, BOCD’s first ever boy/girl clique, including Dylan, Kristen and their latest crushes. Meanwhile, Claire divides her time among Massie, the Soul-M8’s, and Cam, leaving herself stretched thin, and wondering if her friends will reunite, or force her to pick sides, once and for all.

Duration: 00:10:56


Interview with author Michael J. Losier

7/1/2009
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In this interview with Michael J. Losier, the author provides an introduction to the Law Of Connection. He describes the four styles of communication and gives four methods for connecting with others.

Duration: 00:16:22


IF YOU KID EATS THIS BOOK, EVERYTHING WILL STILL BE OKAY by Lara Zibners, MD

6/19/2009
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As an Emergency Room pediatrician, Dr. Lara Zibners has seen it all. She's cared for a portion of the 25 million children in the U.S. who are taken to the ER each year-and she knows that more than 50% of these visits may be unnecessary. IF YOUR KID EATS THIS BOOK, EVERYTHING WILL STILL BE OKAY shows parents when they may need to take action, and when they might be able to just go back to bed and call their doctor in the morning.

Duration: 00:08:49


ON KILLING by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, MD

6/19/2009
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Upon its initial publication, ON KILLING was hailed as a landmark study of the techniques the military uses to overcome the powerful reluctance to kill, of how killing affects soldiers, and of the societal implications of escalating violence. Now, Grossman has updated this classic work to include information on 21st-century military conflicts, recent trends in crime, suicide bombings, school shootings, and more. The result is a work certain to be relevant and important for decades to come.

Duration: 00:11:29


THE CLIQUE SUMMER COLLECTION #1: MASSIE by Lisi Harrison

6/12/2009
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After Massie Block gets kicked off her high horse and out of her ultra exclusive Westchester riding camp, her parents force her to do the unthinkable-find a summer job. Not one for dog-walking or brat-sitting, Massie comes up with the ah-bvious solution: She'll be a sales rep for the cosmetics brand Be Pretty. Massie fully hearts her new role as fairy gawdmother of makeup-until she discovers transforming LBRs into glam-girls takes more than a swish of her royal purple mascara wand.

Duration: 00:13:12


ROBERT LUDLUM'S THE BOURNE DECEPTION by Eric Van Lustbader

6/5/2009
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Jason Bourne is back in this new novel in Robert Ludlum's bestselling series. The Bourne Deception picks up where The Bourne Sanction left off and Jason Bourne's nemesis Arkadin is still hot on his trail and the two continue their struggle, reversing roles of hunter and hunted.

Duration: 00:09:51


HOW SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE THINK by John C. Maxwell

5/29/2009
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How Successful People Think is the perfect compact listen for today’s fast-paced world. America’s leadership expert, John C. Maxwell, will teach you how to be more creative and when to question popular thinking. You’ll learn how to capture the big picture while focusing your thinking. You’ll find out how to tap into your creative potential, develop shared ideas, and derive lessons from the past to better understand the future. With these eleven keys to more effective thinking, you’ll clearly...

Duration: 00:11:59


THE SCARECROW by Michael Connelly

5/22/2009
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Forced out of the Los Angeles Times amid the latest budget cuts, newspaperman Jack McEvoy decides to go out with a bang, using his final days at the paper to write the definitive murder story of his career. He focuses on Alonzo Winslow, a 16-year-old drug dealer in jail after confessing to a brutal murder. But as he delves into the story, Jack realizes that Winslow's so-called confession is bogus. The kid might actually be innocent. Jack is soon running with his biggest story since The Poet...

Duration: 00:11:19


CEMETERY DANCE by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

5/15/2009
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William Smithback, a New York Times reporter, and his wife Nora Kelly, a Museum of Natural History archaeologist, are brutally attacked in their apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Eyewitnesses claim, and the security camera confirms, that the assailant was their strange, sinister neighbor - a man who, by all reports, was already dead and buried weeks earlier. While Captain Laura Hayward leads the official investigation, Pendergast and Lieutenant Vincent D'Agosta undertake their own...

Duration: 00:13:04


THE SECRET SPEECH by Tom Rob Smith

5/12/2009
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From the streets of Moscow in the throes of political upheaval, to the Siberian gulags, and to the center of the Hungarian uprising in Budapest, THE SECRET SPEECH is a breathtaking, epic novel that confirms Tom Rob Smith as one of the most exciting new authors writing today.

Duration: 00:13:05


LOSING MUM AND PUP by Christopher Buckley

5/1/2009
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In twelve months between 2007 and 2008, Christopher Buckley coped with the passing of his father, William F. Buckley, the father of the modern conservative movement, and his mother, Patricia Taylor Buckley, one of New York's most glamorous and colorful socialites. He was their only child and their relationship was close and complicated. As Buckley tells the story of their final year together, he takes listeners on a surprisingly entertaining tour through hospitals, funeral homes, and...

Duration: 00:11:45

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