Sunday, November 12, 2006

Red River by Lalita Tademy!


Oh, joy! Have you heard? Finally! I was so excited to see that Lalita Tademy's next novel is upon us, I had to share! I just loved her first novel CANE RIVER, so I'm one of the first in line to scoop up RED RIVER in January - I've pre-ordered!

If you haven't read CR, I highly, highly recommend it. It's out in mass market paperback now. It's a fabulously fictionalized story of Tademy's ancestry and will absolutely clutch you, then leave you in awe of LT's artistic talent.

Unfortunately, I was late to discover the magic of CANE RIVER. I ordered the book when Oprah picked it, but it ended up sitting in my TBR* pile for a couple years. When I finally picked it up, I discovered I'd been sitting on a 8x5" treasure! Well, I've learned my lesson. I can't wait to dive into RED RIVER!

*To be read

6 comments:

  1. Millenia, I read Cane River when it was announced on Oprah. It was a great story and I enjoyed the author's appearance on Oprah.

    I didn't know she was writing a book about her father's side! Thanks for the heads up!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I'm eagerly awaiting this one too! Cane River was awesome!!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Rebecca Donna TricolliNovember 20, 2006 9:20 AM

    Lots of pre-orders for Tademy's latest in our store. Looks like it'll be another hit!

    ReplyDelete
  4. I loved Cane River. I have read it a few times and tried to get everyone that I know reads to pick it up. I am thinking about giving a few copies for Christmas. I can't wait til this book comes out. I am going to preorder as well.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Me five. Can't wait for this one. Loved Cane River.

    ReplyDelete
  6. An excerpt is posted online on the publisher's website.

    ReplyDelete

Comments are encouraged and welcomed. (Moderated for spam)