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Under My Skin cover

In her research for Under My Skin [Park Row Books], the chilling tale of a photographer haunted–both night and day–by the unsolved murder of her husband, master storyteller Lisa Unger delved into an impressive reading list that included works by Carl Jung, a photography treatise by Susan Sontag, and Freud’s Interpretation of Dreams. The result is a novelization of the complicated lengths our minds go to fill in the blanks after trauma (read more…)

The Boy at the Keyhole cover

Apparently New Regency Pictures loves Stephen Giles’s “fun and wicked read” (Matthew Sullivan, author of Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore) as much as we do–so much so that Variety reports that they bought the film rights for The Boy at the Keyhole [Hanover Square Press], to be produced by Arnon Milchan (Pretty Woman, The Revenant, and Birdman). “I am over the moon that a production company with the pedigree of New Regency have shown such faith (read more…)

Campaign Widows cover

‘Tis the (election) season! Feeling a bit of political fatigue as we head into the 2018 elections? Book Clubbish has the perfect book club kit remedy for you. The West Wing meets Sex and the City in Aimee Agresti’s Campaign Widows [Graydon House], a wickedly sharp, wildly fun take on the Washington landscape. Follow the misadventures of the “widows,” an inner circle of DC elites who forge unlikely friendships and unbreakable bonds over the (read more…)

The Bookshop of Yesterdays cover

To celebrate the publication of Amy Meyerson’s darkly delightful THE BOOKSHOP OF YESTERDAYS [Park Row Books] about a woman who inherits her uncle’s bookshop–along with the scavenger hunt he left for her within it–we thought it would be appropriate to share the book’s official Book Clubbish book club kit with you. Download it free, here.     “Terrifically fun… Part riddle, part mystery, part family drama, part a bookstore lover’s dream, and then (read more…)

Kelly deVos is no stranger to tough conversations. Her new book, Fat Girl on a Plane, has garnered acclaim for it’s tactful and relatable approach to body image at any size. Now she’s raising her bold and unique voice in the New York Times in her essay “The Problem with Body Positivity” to explore just that. Here’s a taste: “Everything I thought I knew about body positivity had somehow become wrong. One morning (read more…)

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