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Call Your Daughter Home cover

Janet Schneider of the Peninsula Public Library has called Deb Spera’s cinematic debut and LibraryReads pick Call Your Daughter Home [Park Row Books] “a truly transformative reading experience and book club gold. “ So librarians rejoiced when we finally released the paperback version of the book, and we would be remiss not to let you know there’s also a shiny, updated book club kit to go with it, free to (read more…)

We are so excited that Alka Joshi’s debut novel THE HENNA ARTIST [MIRA Books]–penned in homage to the author’s own brilliant, creative, charismatic mother–is the latest Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine Pick! The luminous novel, set in post-Raj 1950s Jaipur, follows the rise of a young woman who uses her talents, determination, and insights into court intrigue to make her independent way in conservative Indian society. And to help (read more…)

Broken People cover

Sam Lansky’s novel Broken People [Hanover Square Press, June 2020] is both a commentary on the current wellness trend and one man’s exquisite journey into the very heart of his own brokenness. In homage to the book, we have a mocktail recipe we think befitting a book club full of soul-searchers such as yourselves. Download the non-alcoholic drink recipe here.   Praise for Broken People: “Sam Lansky’s debut novel sends (read more…)

Milicent Patrick

Readers can’t get enough of Mallory O’Meara’s The Lady from the Black Lagoon [Hanover Square Press]. The titular “Lady” is film trailblazer Milicent Patrick, whose classic Hollywood monster work was credited to a man. And now #HooplaBookClub invites you to be a part of the discussion!  Simply borrow the title on Hoopla in ebook or audiobook format, and gear up to start the conversation here! (PS. An extra treat for all (read more…)

Followers cover

If you’re looking for a new way to scare yourself this Halloween, look no further than Megan Angelo’s Followers [Jan. 14, 2020, Graydon House]. Instead of ghosts and ghouls, Angelo serves up a cocktail of eerily on point speculative fiction, pulse-pounding technological thrills and just a touch of post-apocolyptic mayhem.  Told by our heroines, blindly ambitious Orla in 2015 and existentially discontented Marlow in 2051,  Followers traces their paths through time toward each other, (read more…)