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It's been just a week since the last email newsletter but we've so many new things to share: award nominations, staff picks, new jigsaws, new books. Lets get started.
Our Weekly Special will give you an entertaining read by a protege of James Patterson who has established a successful reputation for complex, exciting thrillers. You can enjoy This Week's Special with a 20% discount and Free Shipping.
Free Shipping is now available via Media Mail on all orders of $10 or more. Shipping for smaller orders is only $3.
You can find further details of our new policy at Free Shipping.
If you're placing a web order please note that Media Mail is now the default shipping method for US destinations. If you wish to use UPS Ground you must pick it as a shipping method.
We've just received a shipment of brand new jigsaw puzzles for both adults and kids. You'll find puzzles ranging from 500 to 1,500 pieces in every grade of difficulty. We've even got a 36 piece giant floor puzzle with an outer space theme that's perfect for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20.
Book lovers will particulary enjoy the Alice in Wonderland puzzle, packaged in a book-like box that fits right on the shelf. Inside is a 500 piece puzzle that assembles into a gorgeous collage of John Tenniel illustrations from the book.
Order one or two of these jigsaw puzzles to have on hand for vacation or a family night. Any one of these qualify for Free Shipping.
The March Staff Picks are a great way to find a new author based on the diverse tastes of the staff at Mystery Lovers Bookshop.
Malice Domestic has just announced the 2009 Agatha Award Nominees in the category of Best Novel and Best First Novel as well as short story and childrens/young adult.
We're particularly pleased that of the 10 nominated authors for novels, seven will be coming to our Festival of Mystery on May 4. In addition, two of the Best Short Story nominees will be at the Festival.
It may not be spring yet but new titles for March are coming in fast and furious. Take a look at our New Arrivals page and you'll fifty new titles received since Feb. 27 by authors including Randy Wayne White, Lisa Lutz, Earlene Fowler, Laura Childs, David Baldacci and many others.
Check our New Arrivals for page for everything new at MLB.
For lovers of pop-up books and especially for those with fond memories of Eric Carle's Very Hungry Caterpillar, we announce the Very Hungry Caterpillar Pop-Up. Published on the 40th anniversary of the original, this book has stunning spreads that include the caterpillar munching his way through fruits, in his cocoon and, finally, emerging as a beautiful butterfly.
Here's what you can find at www.mysterylovers.com:
Jacqueline Winspear, creator of Maisie Dobbs, will give a talk and signing on Friday, March 6 at 7 pm. She's here with her sixth novel in the series set in post WW I England, Among the Mad. Jacqueline has made several visits to MLB and she is a terrific speaker and very knowledgable about England in the period between the wars; especially regarding social issues and tha status of women. You won't want to miss her talk this year. The event is at the Oakmont Carnegie Library, 3 blocks from the store and admission is $5.
Stay warm and keep reading .
Richard, Mary Alice and the MLB Staff
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