Archive for 'cool stuff'

“Twelve Days of Pride and Prejudice”

Reupping one of my all-time favorite graphics, just in time for the holidays!

Graphic: Twelve Days of Pride and Prejudice, shared via LisaBerne.com

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A room for readers!

Exciting news! My publisher HarperCollins has just launched a new online community! Here’s the scoop:

Do you enjoy talking about your favorite books or authors? Do you have strong opinions about book cover designs and book descriptions?

Join our new READERS’ ROOM, where you can take surveys on books before they’re published and earn FREE ebooks or audiobooks just for participating! It’s an exclusive space for passionate, opinionated readers like you, and we’d love to have you on board.
Graphic: HarperCollins Readers' Room
As a member you will:

  • Be HEARD: You’ll shape the future of publishing by voicing your views on all things books.
     
  • Be an INSIDER: You’ll see behind the scenes and have the chance to read about books before they’re published.
     
  • Be REWARDED: You’ll have regular opportunities to earn ebooks or audiobooks … all you need to do is participate.

Interested? Click here to get going!

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Please enjoy . . .

. . . my new Twitter header, which is designed with such extraordinary beauty and elegance that I HAD to share it here!

Graphic: THE REDEMPTION OF PHILIP THANE (by Lisa Berne; Avon Books) Twitter header

With epic thanks to the brilliant Croco Designs.

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Introducing . . .

. . . Philip Thane, rogue, rake and scoundrel extraordinaire; and Miss Margaret Allen, bookish, brainy and strong-willed!

Cover image: THE REDEMPTION OF PHILIP THANE by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

By the way, do you think Philip’s redeemed yet? ;)

Coming your way December 28, The Redemption of Philip Thane is available for preorder from all your favorite retailers!

Graphic: "How many times can a rake get it wrong," shared via LisaBerne.com

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“In the archives of Prague Castle, Czech Republic”

I LIKE BIG BOOKS AND I CANNOT LIE.

Photo: "in the archives of Prague Castle, Czech Republic”

Via @mrstrangefact on Twitter

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It is a truth universally acknowledged . . .

. . . that seeing galleys for one’s book is EXCITING. Here’s a quick little peek at The Redemption of Philip Thane!

Photo: The Redemption of Philip Thane, by Lisa Berne (Avon Books), galley title page

Photo: The Redemption of Philip Thane, by Lisa Berne (Avon Books), galley page 1

For more info, and to preorder from all your favorite retailers, click here.

Cover image: The Redemption of Philip Thane by Lisa Berne - Pan Macmillan edition

The gorgeous UK edition!

 

 

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Cover love!

UK-based Pan Macmillan is publishing its own edition of The Redemption of Philip Thane and I’m tickled pink to share the front cover image with you here!

Cover image: The Redemption of Philip Thane by Lisa Berne - Pan Macmillan edition

“Bridgerton meets Groundhog Day in this rip-roaring Regency comedy for fans of Julia Quinn, Jane Austen and Georgette Heyer.”

Isn’t it GORGEOUS?!?

You can preorder by clicking on the link above, or, if you’re wanting the Avon Books/HarperCollins edition, click here.

Graphic: "How many times can a rake get it wrong," shared via LisaBerne.com

 

 

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“Dive into a good book”

It is VERY HOT here in eastern Washington, and this delightful artwork is especially appealing right now. :)

Artwork: "Dive into a good book" by artist Andrea De Santis

Andrea De Santis

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The dark moment . . .

Like this one, this gorgeous illustration evokes for me the interval in The Worst Duke in the World when it seems that Jane and Anthony may be parted forever. (Spoiler alert: they won’t be!) There’s something about her expression here — with its fierce intelligence and determination — which is very Jane-like. :)

Illustration: the dark moment

The gifted artist is Caroline Garcia; more about her and her work here.

To learn more about The Worst Duke in the World, read Chapter 1, listen to an audiobook sample, and check out some of the nice things people are saying about it, click here.

The Worst Duke in the World by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

“Enchanting . . . Champagne in book form — bubbly, fun, and intoxicating.” —Entertainment Weekly

Want to see its Pinterest board, filled with inspirations, allusions, Easter eggs and assorted amusements? Click here.

 

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Bookwheel!

For those of us who like to read more than one book at a time!

Image: Bookwheel, shared via LisaBerne.com

Via @HaggardHawks on Twitter: “Invented by the Italian engineer Agostino Ramelli in 1588, a bookwheel is a rotating library.”

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