It’s a big two-weeks coming up for our Soap Hub Book Club. So far, we’ve had a lot of fun reminiscing and reliving all the greatest daytime stories while perusing Alina Adams’ Soap Opera 451: A Time Capsule of Daytime Drama’s Greatest Moments. We have to wonder, though, what comes next for our club of bookworms?
Soap Hub Book Club
This week, we’d like to hear from you! We’ve curated a master list of books, randomly picked five, and we need your help to narrow it down for the June pick.
Cast your vote, and the majority will rule.
We’ll announce the winning book on Friday, May 26th.
Meet The Author!
Don’t forget to show up on May 31st for our very first Soap Hub Book Club Zoom get-together. You’ll get to meet New York Times Best-Selling Author Alina Adams and get a chance to win a signed copy of her new book, My Mother’s Secret: A Novel of the Jewish Autonomous Region.
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Soap Hub’s May Pick
Soap Opera 451: A Time Capsule of Daytime Drama’s Greatest Moments
The first enhanced e-book of its kind, Soap Opera 451: A Time Capsule of Daytime Drama’s Greatest Moments by New York Times bestselling author and soap opera insider Alina Adams, features actor interviews, insider information, fans, and fan favorites looking back on 45 of the most memorable moments in daytime television history, as well as links to view the selected scenes, and to the star-studded contributors’ personal sites, so that readers may interact with them personally. (An Internet connection is required, and availability will vary depending on your viewing device).
Soap Opera 451: A Time Capsule of Daytime Drama’s Greatest Moments includes interviews with: All My Children’s Eden Riegel on her character Bianca coming out as a lesbian to her mother, Erica Kane; Another World’s Linda Dano on her character Felicia’s alcohol intervention; Dark Shadow’s Kathryn Leigh Scott on Barnabas bringing Josette back from the dead; One Life to Live’s head writer Michael Malone on Marty’s gang rape; General Hospital’s head writer Thom Racina on scripting Luke and Laura’s wedding; Generations creator Sally Sussman Morina on the show’s groundbreaking racial housing discrimination story; and dozens of other stars, writers, insiders and stories from The Young and the Restless, As The World Turns, Days of Our Lives, Guiding Light, Passions, Texas, The Bold and the Beautiful, The Doctors, and many more.
NOTE: Soap Opera 451: A Time Capsule of Daytime Drama’s Greatest Moments may be experienced via a tablet, iPad, cell phone, laptop, or desktop computer. All of the text may be read on the Kindle or Nook devices.
All About Alina Adams
Ms. Adams was born in the Soviet Union and immigrated to the U.S. at age 7, where she learned English by watching American soap operas. As creative content producer and director of online serials at Procter & Gamble Productions, she wrote As The World Turns book tie-ins, Oakdale Confidential (New York Times bestseller), and The Man From Oakdale (2010 SCRIBE Award); the Guiding Light tie-in Jonathan’s Story (New York Times bestseller); and pioneered the concept of online continuations of a soap opera with www.AnotherWorldToday.com and Mindy’s Twitter. Other books include figure skating mysteries (Murder on Ice, On Thin Ice, Axel of Evil, Death Drop, Skate Crime) for Berkley Prime Crime publishing; and the Avon and Dell romance novels When a Man Loves a Woman, Annie’s Wild Ride, The Fictitious Marquis, and Thieves at Heart. Adams was a writer for E!’s Pure Soap, and at ABC Television for the transition of the soap opera Loving when it was reincarnated as The City. She also was a researcher for the Daytime Emmy Awards for 10 years. She founded Alina Adams Media in 2011 to help published authors turn their books into enhanced e-books. More at www.AlinaAdams.com.