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Win a Copy of THE PRECIOUS ONE by Marisa de los Santos

The deadline for entries is Wednesday, April 15th at noon ET.

Win up to 10 Copies of THE POCKET WIFE by Susan Crawford for Your Group PLUS an Author Chat

The deadline for entries is Wednesday, April 1st at noon ET.

Maisie Dobbs Returns in a Powerful Story of Political Intrigue and Personal Tragedy

A brutal murder in the British garrison town of Gibraltar leads the investigator into a web of lies, deceit and danger.

Jonah Miller Moves to Illinois to Build a New Life...and Finds Unexpected Love

When Elaine's grandfather suddenly dies, she must decide between her growing love for Jonah and caring for her beloved grandmother.

20 Young Adult Titles Worthy of Book Group Discussion

YA books are not just for teens; here's our roundup of 20 thought-provoking titles that lend themselves to great group discussion.

Enter to Win 12 Copies of CHINA DOLLS by Lisa See for Your Group

The deadline for entries is Wednesday, April 1st at noon ET.

Featured Contests and Guides

Win a Copy of THE PRECIOUS ONE by Marisa de los Santos 

We are celebrating the March 24th release of New York Times bestselling author Marisa de los SantosTHE PRECIOUS ONE --- a captivating novel about friendship, family and the redemptive power of love --- by giving 25 readers a chance to win a copy of the book. To enter, please fill out this form by Wednesday, April 15th at noon ET.

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Win Copies of THE POCKET WIFE by Susan Crawford for Your Group PLUS an Author Chat 

We are celebrating the March 17th release of THE POCKET WIFE --- debut author Susan Crawford's stylish psychological thriller about a bipolar woman who can't remember if she murdered her friend --- with a special contest. Five groups in the Atlanta area will have the chance to win up to 10 copies, PLUS a visit from the author on the day of their discussion. An additional 20 readers will win a single copy of the book. To enter, please fill out this form by Wednesday, April 1st at noon ET.

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Featured Title: A REUNION OF GHOSTS

by Judith Claire Mitchell


Sisters Lady, Vee and Delph share their family's apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side. They love each other fiercely, but being an Alter isn't easy. Bad luck is in their genes, passed down through the generations. In the waning days of 1999, the trio decides it's time to close the circle of the Alter curse. But first, they must write the final chapter of a saga lifetimes in the making --- one that is inexorably intertwined with that of the 20th century itself.

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A DANGEROUS PLACE: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

by Jacqueline Winspear

On a ship bound for England to visit her aging father after her stepmother summons her home, Maisie Dobbs realizes she isn’t ready to return. Against the wishes of the captain who warns her, “You will be alone in a most dangerous place,” she disembarks in Gibraltar. Days after her arrival, a photographer and member of Gibraltar’s Sephardic Jewish community is murdered, and Maisie becomes entangled in the case and renews an uneasy acquaintance in the process.

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THE DECISION: Prairie State Friends, Book 1

by Wanda E. Brunstetter

Seeking to leave heartbreak behind, Jonah Miller moves to Illinois to build a new life. The move is working well for the good-hearted Jonah, especially after he meets Elaine Schrock, who hosts Amish dinners with her grandmother. But when Elaine’s grandfather suddenly dies, and her beloved grandmother --- her only living relative --- slips into dementia, Elaine must decide between her growing love for Jonah and her determination to provide loving care for her grandmother. 

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THE WEDNESDAY GROUP

by Sylvia True

Gail. Hannah. Bridget. Lizzy. Flavia. Each of them has a shameful secret, and each is about to find out that she is not alone. As the women share never-before-uttered secrets and bond over painful truths, they work on coming to terms with their husbands’ addictions and developing healthy boundaries for themselves. Meanwhile, their outside lives become more and more intertwined, until, finally, a series of events forces each woman to face her own denial, betrayal and uncertain future head-on.

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MISS HAZEL AND THE ROSA PARKS LEAGUE

by Jonathan Odell

Embittered and distrusting, Vida is harassed by Delphi’s racist sheriff and haunted by the son she lost to the world. Hazel, too, has lost a son and can’t keep a grip on her fractured life. After drunkenly crashing her car into a manger scene while gunning for the baby Jesus, Hazel is sedated and bed-ridden. Hazel’s husband hires Vida to keep tabs on his unpredictable wife and to care for his sole surviving son. Forced to spend time together, the two women find they have more in common than they thought, and together they turn the town on its head.

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New Guides

The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson - Historical Fiction

A provocative and hauntingly powerful debut novel reminiscent of Sliding Doors, THE BOOKSELLER follows a woman in the 1960s who must reconcile her reality with the tantalizing alternate world of her dreams.

China Dolls by Lisa See - Historical Fiction

The author of SNOW FLOWER AND THE SECRET FAN, PEONY IN LOVE and SHANGHAI GIRLS has garnered international acclaim for her great skill at rendering the intricate relationships of women and the complex meeting of history and fate. Now Lisa See’s highly anticipated novel, CHINA DOLLS, is available in paperback.

Maisie Dobbs returns in a powerful story of political intrigue and personal tragedy: A brutal murder in the British garrison town of Gilbraltar leads the investigator into a web of lies, deceit and danger.

Starting over in a new Amish community after suffering terrible heartbreak is going well for Jonah Miller, until he falls in love with a woman who fears she cannot marry him and still care for her beloved, ailing grandmother.

An exuberant novel in which a 30-something-year-old woman embarks on a wilderness survival course and discovers that sometimes you have to leave things behind in order to find yourself.

THE LOST CHILD is a multifaceted, deeply original response to Emily Brontë’s masterpiece, WUTHERING HEIGHTS, which gets at the heart of alienation, exile and family by transforming a classic into a profound story that is singularly its own.

Set in pre-Civil Rights Mississippi, MISS HAZEL AND THE ROSA PARKS LEAGUE is the story of a town, a people and a culture on the verge of a great change that begins with small things, like unexpected friendship.

THE MOMENT OF EVERYTHING is a funny, romantic novel about a young woman finding her calling while saving a used bookstore.

A riveting new chapter in the history of the Holocaust --- the memoir of an Austrian Jewish woman who forged her identity and married a Nazi in order to survive the war years in plain sight in Nazi Germany.

From a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter comes “a book for LEAN IN fans, and everyone who feels overwhelmed” (Booklist) --- now a New York Times bestseller.

The Pocket Wife by Susan Crawford - Psychological Thriller

A story of marriage, murder and madness, THE POCKET WIFE explores the world through the foggy lens of a woman on the edge.

From the bestselling author of BELONG TO ME, LOVE WALKED IN and FALLING TOGETHER comes a captivating novel about friendship, family and the redemptive power of love.

Full of humor and compassion, THE RELUCTANT MIDWIFE is a moving tribute to the power of optimism and love to overcome the most trying circumstances and times, and is sure to please fans of the poignant "Call the Midwife" television series.

Evocative and unsettling, THE UNRAVELING OF MERCY LOUIS charts the downfall of one town’s golden girl while exploring the brutality and anxieties of girlhood in America.

An unputdownable debut novel about five women who meet in therapy to discuss the trials of being married to sex addicts.

What if for just one year you let desire call the shots? THE WILD OATS PROJECT is one woman’s journey to find out who she is --- without her husband.