Heroes & Heartbreakers. It's another round of Delicious Despair, and ::shock:: it's another historical romance!
This go-around I'm talking about one of my favorites (OK, it IS my favorite) by an author with a backlist a mile long. Here are some hints: 1) It's the final book in a trilogy 2) The entire trilogy opens up in Chicago and 3) This author wrote a boat-load of historicals before jumping ship to the contemporary romance/women's fiction waters.
Head on over to learn the identity of our Mystery Date.
But, never fear! If you're in the same boat I am, and have some hardcore readers on your shopping list? Why not check out Gone Reading? There are all sorts of goodies ranging from mugs to t-shirts, all with a bookish theme. Also, in an added bit of coolness, proceeds from items purchased go towards funding/building libraries in under-developed countries.
So while I think I've managed to uncover a new workflow, at least as far as my collection management duties, now I'm back to fumbling around in the dark like an over-excited teenager. This is going to require a lot more caffeine, I just know it.