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Center Stage 2009: The Authors Ahead

It's tough to believe that another year is nearly finished (some of us, cough cough, haven't even finished our holiday shopping yet), but the good thing about one year ending is that another is about to begin. Here at Center Stage, you know what that means...more authors logging on to answer your questions!


We've got wonderful line-up for the first half of the year. We're kicking things off in 2009 with Kay Hooper, and you've already seen that we also have Jayne Ann Krentz, Julie Garwood, and Bernard Cornwell.


Coming soon will be Adriana Trigiani (I've interviewed her a couple of times, but there is no way to run out of questions for the dynamic author of the Big Stone Gap series!), Christopher Moore (no time like Christmas Present to read Lamb), the incredibly smart and glamorous Laura Lippman, and one of my all-time favorite authors to interview, David Baldacci.


We're always happy to hear which author or authors you're most excited about, as well as those you'd be interested in for future Center Stage discussions, so please post your comments here about that.


Happy, happy holidays to all -- and happy holiday reading, too!


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