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Aug 27, 2008

Today's show is just a little bit different. Michael is away, and Ann's going solo. Well, almost

  • First, a word of thanks for your support. We are honored that you've chosen to read our blog and listen to our podcast, and we very much appreciate all of your comments and contributions.
  • Next, we have some special guests! Five of you answered our request to call in with a book recommendation. Your messages are fantastic, and I can't wait for everyone to hear. Contributors to today's show::
        • Elaine McCarty recommending The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney. You can find Elaine at Librarything.
        • Amrita called in to tell us about The Custodian of Paradise by Wayne Johnston. Amrita's blog is at
        • Rebecca told us about Why We Hate Us by Dick Meyer. Read about more of Rebecca's reads at
        • Amy Rea called in with a true favorite -- Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner, which she's read 4 times (!). Amy blogs at
        • Christine, my good friend and reading buddy, left a wonderful message with several of her favorites (too many to list, but thankfully most have been discussed previously here at Books on the Nightstand. Christine can be found at Goodreads.

      • As always, something that we can't wait for you to read. Today, it's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson. Don't miss this one!
Full details of the book discussed are at our blog:

Please share your thoughts about this episode with us in the comments. If you were too shy to call in, or missed the initial call, please leave your book recommendation here in the comments. We truly enjoy hearing about books that you love! We'll also be talking about this topics over on the Books on the Nightstand group at Good Reads -- it's free to join; please come say hello!