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Heather Gudenkauf’s much buzzed-about Before She Was Found [Park Row, April 16] is an epistolary-style thriller about a small town and a Slender Man-type urban legend, the dangerous thin line between reality and fantasy for three 12-year-old girls … and the adults who’ll do anything to protect them. There is plenty for book clubs to find here, and to help, we’ve put together a book club kit for your readers to dive right in.  In the meantime, (read more…)

And the love for Ginny continues … The wonderful folks at LibraryReads have selected Benjamin Ludwig’s Ginny Moon [Park Row Books] as one of four recommended book club picks for their debut round-up on Book Club Central. Says Vicki Nesting of the St. Charles Parish Library: “What an amazing debut novel! Ludwig effectively captures the voice, thought process, and behaviors of a young autistic girl who has escaped a harrowing (read more…)

From a modern-day Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle set in the brutal sweatshops of China, to a sweeping YA fantasy about a young girl untangling the perils of the revisionist history with which she was raised, we hope you’ll find something here that will spark conversations in your own book club. And purely for fun … here is a cocktail recipe to consider for your next book club gathering, given the drink’s (read more…)

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…)

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