If a literary novel that marries All the Light We Cannot See with Oceans Eleven sounds right up your book club’s alley, then we have the book for you. In E.R. Ramzipoor’s The Ventriloquists [8/27, Park Row Books], a ragtag gang of resistance fighters–including a misfit journalist, a forger, and a young street urchin–go to extraordinary lengths and risk their lives to publish a satiric newspaper mocking the Reich. Download (read more…)
Booklist says that Noelle Salazar’s soaring debut, The Flight Girls [MIRA Books, on sale now] “offers a glimpse into the lives of female WWII pilots, retrieving an underappreciated chapter in U.S. history and providing a unique perspective. A fine suggestion for fans of both sweet romance and romantic historical fiction.” If the fiction and the feels are a fit for your book club, we have a free downloadable discussion kit (read more…)
The Cactus [Park Row Books] is the delightful story of one woman’s unconventional journey to motherhood when she finds out that she’s pregnant—at the age of 45. We’re also proud to announce that it’s Reese Witherspoon’s latest Book Club Selection! HUGE CONGRATS to author Sarah Haywood! Find out more about the book club and get in on the reading fun here!
Is your book club looking for the quintessential summer read? Says The Kiss Quotient author Helen Hoang of one such book: “[Amy Mason] Doan’s writing sweeps you away to the high-speed, sun-soaked backdrop of nineties California and takes you on a woman’s journey toward finding herself.” Don’t miss Summer Hours [Graydon House, on sale now], about the idealism of youth, the seductive power of nostalgia, and what happens when you (read more…)