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Nielsen bookscan released their top 10 titles for 2011, both fiction and non-fiction. The top two fiction slots are taken by different editions of The Help. In non-fiction, you've got Heaven Is For Real, followed by the Steve Jobs biography, the combination of which probably says something clever about our culture (but in order to point it out, I'd have to be clever, so instead I'll just move along.)
Agent Rachelle Gardner is reportedly moving from Wordserve Literary Agency to Books And Such. We wish her luck in her new venture!
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Literary Quote of the Week:
"Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures." Jessamyn West
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Jane Lebak is the author of The Guardian (Thomas Nelson, 1994), Seven Archangels: Annihilation (Double-Edged Publishing, 2008) and The Boys Upstairs (MuseItUp, 2010). At Seven Angels, Four Kids, One Family, she blogs about what happens when a distracted daydreamer and a gamer geek attempt to raise four children. She is represented by the riveting Roseanne Wells of the Marianne Strong Literary Agency.