- On Sale in August
. * Magic Tree House #38: Monday with a Mad Genius by Mary Pope Osborne, illus. by Sal Murdocca (Random, $11.99). 350,000 copies.Bones to Ashes by Kathy Reichs (Scribner, $25.95). 350,000 copies.The Wheel of Darkness by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (
- Hardcover: Fiction/Science Fiction & Fantasy
., $26.95) by Terry Brooks concludes the Shannara trilogy.
- Lad Lit Hits the Skids
Warner Bros. has optioned the book, and Amazon's Parsons mentioned it as a promising contender, although he cautioned, "I haven't seen any one lad-lit title spike."
- Looking for a New Love
Butch (Warner Forever, Feb. 1)Subgenre: Romantic suspenseFirst printing: 55,000 mass marketAuthor's Web site:www.shannonkbutcher.comAuthor's background: Industrial engineerIn a nutshell: On a dangerous mission, cryptologist Noelle Blanche falls for the stranger sent to safeguard her.Editor's take
- Forecasts from July 14 Issue
Viking, $25.95 (374p) ISBN 0-670-03259-X PRETTY BOYBill Brooks.
- Summer: Breaking Records?
Director Stanton (Finding Nemo) came up with the concept behind the latest CGI film from Disney and Pixar; the robot “voices” were created by sound designer Ben Burtt (the Star Wars films).JULYJourney to the Center of the Earth 3-D Starring Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, Anita Briem Direct
- PW's Guide to BEA Exhibitors: W
From Warner Trade Paperbacks:Rich Dad's Before You Quit Your Job by Robert T.
- Fiction Heats Up
by Michael Thurman (Warner, $22.95). 200,000 first printing.
- Spoken Audio for Spring Cont...
MCGRAW-HILL Wooden by John Wooden with Steve Jamison.
- And the Nominees Are...
McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster Adam Canfield of the Slash Michael Winerip Candlewick Press The Book Without Words:A Fable of Medieval Magic Avi Hyperion The Teacher's Funeral:A Comedy in Three Parts Richard Peck Dial Books/Penguin USA Whispering to Witches Anna Dale Bloomsbury Publishing The Old Country
- Forecasts from March 24 Issue
Warner, $24.95 (368p) ISBN 0-446-52857-9TWO THOUSAND MINNOWS: An American StorySandra Leigh.
- Bonds Stirs the Drink
It is a story of two teams going in opposite directions: the Baltimore Orioles of Frank and Brooks Robinson, a team about to dominate its league for the next half decade, and the Los Angeles Dodgers of Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale, a team about to be eclipsed as their old Brooklyn
- Forecasts from March 25 Issue
Warner, $24.95 (544p) ISBN 0-446-52451-4DANCING WITH THE DRAGONJoe Weber.
- Forecasts from March 10 Issue
Warner, $19.95 (402p) ISBN 0-446-52841-2ANGRY HOUSEWIVES EATING BON BONSLorna Landvik.
- Forecasts from August 12 Issue
Warner, $35.95 (832p) ISBN 0-446-52717-3IN RUINSChristopher Woodward.