O Magazine included Deb Spera’s Call Your Daughter Home (Park Row Books) in its 2019 summer reading list and says of the book: “Like Jill McCorkle and Sue Monk Kidd, Spera probes the comfort and strength women find in their own company.” If your book club found much to dissect in Delia Owens’ Where the Crawdads Sing or Sue Monk Kidd’s The Secret Life of Bees, like O Mag they (read more…)
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!