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…)
To what lengths will one woman go in order to keep her family together? Kaira Rouda’s latest pyschological thriller takes the trope of the unreliable narrator to a whole other level–when the unreliable narrator is a desperate mother, that is. Says Publishers Weekly in its starred review of The Favorite Daughter [Graydon House, on sale today!]: “Suspense fans will be amply rewarded.” May we also humbly suggest that The Favorite (read more…)
Pulitzer-nominated journalist Meredith May has written a magical memoir about her unusual childhood on the coast of Big Sur, California. In The Honey Bus [Park Row Books, April 2] she tells of a little girl from a broken family taken under the wing of her eccentric grandfather who kept bees in an abandoned military bus in his yard. And there’s good news for book clubs: we have a book club (read more…)