Monthly Contest: What's Your Book Group Reading This Month?
This month's prize book is AT THE WATER'S EDGE, the latest from #1 New York Times bestselling author Sara Gruen. It's a gripping and poignant love story about a privileged young woman’s awakening as she experiences the devastation of World War II in a tiny village in the Scottish Highlands. The deadline for entries is Wednesday, December 2nd at noon ET.
At nine years old, Frankie Presto --- a war orphan raised by a blind music teacher in a small Spanish town --- is sent to America in the bottom of a boat. His only possession is an old guitar and six precious strings. But Frankie’s talent is touched by the gods, and his amazing journey weaves him through the musical landscape of the 20th century. Frankie becomes a pop star himself but soon realizes that, through his music, he can actually affect people’s futures. At the height of his popularity, Frankie vanishes. Only decades later does he reappear --- just before his spectacular death --- to change one last life.
Arlene Santana's life suddenly takes a confusing and often laughable turn into a new reality as a result of a severe brain injury. As one holiday after another speeds by, Arlene takes comfort in the amusing old people who surround her in the rehabilitation center and one special friend who relates well to Arlene. But when will her husband, whose love is more real to her than anything, come to visit her?
From the multi-million-copy bestselling author of WICKED comes a magical new twist on ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Lewis’s Carroll’s beloved classic.
At the heart of this thrilling new novel from the author of WATER FOR ELEPHANTS is a gripping and poignant love story about a privileged young woman’s awakening as she experiences the devastation of World War II in a tiny village in the Scottish Highlands.
Full of wit and mouth-watering cuisines, Jessica Tom’s debut novel offers a clever insider take on the rarefied world of New York City’s dining scene in the tradition of THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA meets KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL.