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Win 12 Copies of THE HONEYMOON by Dinitia Smith for Your Group

We are celebrating the release of acclaimed author Dinitia Smith's THE HONEYMOON ---  a captivating account of MIDDLEMARCH author George Eliot’s passions and tribulations and an exploration of love in its many guises --- with a special contest that will give three groups the chance to win 12 copies of the book. To enter, please fill out this form by Wednesday, July 20th at noon ET.

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Win a Copy of BLUEPRINTS by Barbara Delinsky

We are celebrating the release of BLUEPRINTS --- New York Times bestselling author Barbara Delinsky's exploration of what happens when love comes along at the wrong time --- with a special contest that will give 100 readers the chance to win a copy of the book. To enter, please fill out this form by Wednesday, July 6th at noon ET.

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Win a Copy of TWAIN'S END by Lynn Cullen

We are celebrating the paperback release of bestselling author Lynn Cullen's TWAIN'S END ---  a fictionalized imagining of the fraught relationship between Mark Twain and his close personal secretary, Isabel Lyon, who became a silenced woman  --- with a special contest that will give 10 readers the chance to win a copy of the book. To enter, please fill out this form by Wednesday, July 6th at noon ET.

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Win a Copy of WHEN WE MEET AGAIN by Kristin Harmel

We are celebrating the release of internationally bestselling author Kristin Harmel's WHEN WE MEET AGAIN ---  about a Georgia journalist on the trail of a mysterious painter that will lead her to a stunning story in her own past --- with a special contest that will give 10 readers the chance to win a copy of the book. To enter, please fill out this form by Wednesday, July 6th at noon ET.

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GLORY OVER EVERYTHING: Beyond The Kitchen House
 
by Kathleen Grissom

The author of the New York Times bestseller and beloved book club favorite THE KITCHEN HOUSE continues the story of Jamie Pyke, son of both a slave and master of Tall Oakes, whose deadly secret compels him to take a treacherous journey through the Underground Railroad. This new, stand-alone novel opens in 1830, and Jamie, who fled from the Virginian plantation he once called home, is passing in Philadelphia society as a wealthy white silversmith. After many years of striving, Jamie has achieved acclaim and security, only to discover that his aristocratic lover Caroline is pregnant.

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New Guides

The story of how plans evolve and lives change in unexpected ways, how even those who have everything are still looking for something more, Dorothea Benton Frank’s latest novel asks the ultimate question: Can money buy happiness?

Returning to her beloved New England, the New York Times bestselling author of SWEET SALT AIR explores the limits of love and asks what happens when the right man comes along at the wrong time?

A Certain Age by Beatriz Williams - Historical Fiction

The bestselling author of A HUNDRED SUMMERS brings the Roaring Twenties brilliantly to life in this enchanting and compulsively readable tale of intrigue, romance and scandal in New York Society, brimming with lush atmosphere, striking characters and irresistible charm.

The Honeymoon by Dinitia Smith - Historical Fiction

Based on the life of George Eliot, famed author of MIDDLEMARCH, this captivating account of Eliot’s passions and tribulations explores the nature of love in its many guises.

Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” is a classic work of short fiction, and this volume also includes 24 other stories encompassing the hilarious and the horrible, the unsettling and the ominous.

“A luminous, Marquez-esque tale” (O, The Oprah Magazine) from the New York Times bestselling author of THE MUSEUM OF EXTRAORDINARY THINGS: a forbidden love story set on a tropical island about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro --- the Father of Impressionism.

Author and Guardian US columnist Jessica Valenti has been leading the national conversation on gender and politics for over a decade. Now, in a darkly funny and bracing memoir, Valenti explores the toll that sexism takes from the everyday to the existential.

A spiraling tale of wealth and poverty, racism and rage, THE SPORT OF KINGS is an unflinching portrait of lives cast in shadow by the enduring legacy of slavery; it’s a tale as mythic and fraught as the South itself --- a moral epic for our time.

A radiant, compassionate look at three generations --- including in-laws, ex-in-laws and same-sex spouses --- THEY MAY NOT MEAN TO, BUT THEY DO is a modern take on timeless questions of love and loyalty. 

Twain's End by Lynn Cullen - Historical Fiction

Now in trade paperback, from the bestselling and highly acclaimed author of MRS. POE comes a fictionalized imagining of the fraught relationship between one of America's most iconic figures --- Mark Twain --- and his close personal secretary, Isabel Lyon, who became a silenced woman until now with Lynn Cullen's fascinating new novel.

An enthralling collection of nonfiction essays on a myriad of topics --- from art and artists to dreams, myths and memories --- observed in #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman’s probing, amusing and distinctive style.

The new novel from the author of the international bestseller THE SWEETNESS OF FORGETTING and THE LIFE INTENDED follows a Georgia journalist on the trail of a mysterious painter --- a trail that may lead her to a stunning story in her own past.