Posts tagged with jenny-crusie

Nov 7 2007

Wordcandy odds and ends

Well, dear readers, we're finally finished: it wasn't quite a week, but we did get through nine book reviews in eight days, so we're feeling pretty proud of ourselves. Meanwhile, though, other Wo...

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Aug 29 2007

Hot coupon action

In honor of our current Featured Book—Jennifer Crusie and Bob Mayer's Agnes and the Hitman—we'd like to point out that their shared website is currently featuring a coupon for a $3 rebate off the ...

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Jul 3 2007

Crusie and friends, part II

Well, here's the cover art for Jennifer Crusie's upcoming collaboration with Bob Mayer, Agnes and the Hitman:And here's the official publisher's description:"Agnes Crandall, a food columnist bette...

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Jun 26 2007

Hocus pocus... with a little hanky-panky

The release of The Unfortunate Miss Fortunes, Jennifer Crusie's newest collaboration (with authors Eileen Dreyer & Anne Stuart) totally snuck up on me this week. I think between anticipating the i...

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May 3 2007

Crusie on the move

I recently happened upon the website for Jennifer Crusie's upcoming collaboration with Anne Stuart and Eileen Dreyer, The Unfortunate Miss Fortunes. The website isn't much to look at*, but it d...

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Feb 8 2007

Valentine's Day options

Valentine's Day is nearly upon us, and, as always, the Wordcandy staff is on the lookout for appropriate holiday reading. We understand that this is a holiday that evokes a wide array of emotion...

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Nov 9 2006

Wordcandy Weekly Book Snippet

Excerpt from: Hot Toy, by Jennifer Crusie, found in the collection Santa, BabyWhy you should buy a copy of your very own:Because Jennifer Crusie's Christmas novella (if not the other two entries i...

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Nov 1 2006

Santa, Baby: Hot Toy, by Jennifer Crusie


Jennifer Crusie's novella Hot Toy, the first story in St. Martin's new collection Santa, Baby, is as cute as the proverbial button. I couldn't believe how much Crusie packed into a mere 111 pages—her book was the only Christmas story I've ever read that featured an Alfred Hitchcock reference...

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May 1 2006

Megan's Bookshelf Update

With all of these trips to New York & D.C. I have spent plenty of time waiting in airports. This has resulted in many new additions to my book collection--so many, in fact, that I will either have...

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Apr 5 2006

Wordcandy weekly book snippet

Excerpt from: Bet Me, by Jennifer CrusieWhy you should buy a copy of your very own:Because you should buy a copy of every Jenny Crusie book that you can get your little hands on, obviously. In thi...

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Jan 27 2006

Don't Look Down

Okay, so I have to admit it- I was skeptical when I heard that Jenny Crusie's next book was going to be co-authored with Bob Mayer. I had never heard of him, and after doing some research I decid...

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Nov 9 2005

Rumors and Blogs...

Okay... so I know that I promised to be back yesterday with news about our favorite authors but I kinda got sidetracked reading Jenny Crusie's and Meg Cabot's blogs. Jenny Crusie Ms. Crusie start...

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