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Win 12 Copies of DID YOU EVER HAVE A FAMILY by Bill Clegg for Your Group

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

The Follow-up to THE KITCHEN HOUSE, a Book Club Favorite, is Now Available

Ex-slave Jamie embarks on a dangerous trip to a Southern plantation where his beloved servant has been captured and sold into slavery.

UK Author Laura Barnett's Beloved Debut, THE VERSIONS OF US, Now Available in the US

A story of how lives intersect, and of the possibilities and consequences that ring across the shifting decades.

The Surprise Follow-Up to the Pulitzer-Prize Winning Classic, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

WATCHMAN explores how Lee's unforgettable characters adjust to the turbulent events that transformed mid-1950s America.

Charles J. Shields Has Extensively Revised and Updated His 2006 Biography of Harper Lee

Years after its initial publication, with revisions throughout the book and a new epilogue, Shields finishes the story of Harper Lee's life, up to its end.

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Win 12 Copies of DID YOU EVER HAVE A FAMILY by Bill Clegg for Your Group

We are celebrating the paperback release of Bill Clegg's New York Times bestselling debut novel, DID YOU EVER HAVE A FAMILY --- which follows a circle of characters whose lives are changed irrevocably when a house fire kills several members of their small community --- with a special contest that will give three groups the chance to win 12 copies. To enter, please fill out this form by Wednesday, June 15th 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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THE VERSIONS OF US 
by Laura Barnett

The one thing that’s certain is they met on a Cambridge street by chance and felt a connection that would last a lifetime. But as for what happened next... They fell wildly in love, or went their separate ways. They kissed, or they thought better of it. They married soon after, or were together for a few weeks before splitting up. They grew distracted and disappointed with their daily lives together, or found solace together only after hard years spent apart. THE VERSIONS OF US is a tale of possibilities and consequences that rings across the shifting decades, showing how even the smallest choices can define the course of our lives.

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Stunning and heartrending, the most powerfully accomplished debut novel of the year, DID YOU EVER HAVE A FAMILY, now in paperback, follows a circle of characters whose lives are changed irrevocably when a house fire kills several members of their small community. 

FATHER'S DAY is the moving story of an orphaned girl named Harvey and the troubled uncle who raises her --- an unforgettable tale of loss and redemption from the award-winning author of THE ILLUSION OF SEPARATENESS.

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.

Originally written in the mid-1950s, GO SET A WATCHMAN picks up 20 years after the events of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, as Jean Louise Finch --- Scout --- returns home to Maycomb to visit her father and struggles with issues both personal and political, involving Atticus, society, and the small Alabama town that shaped her.

The first definitive account of this legendary fighting force and its extraordinary leader, Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Lee Gardner’s ROUGH RIDERS is narrative nonfiction at its most invigorating and compulsively readable.

THE VERSIONS OF US is a tale of possibilities and consequences that rings across the shifting decades, showing how even the smallest choices can define the course of our lives.

Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman - Psychological Suspense

The New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed standalones AFTER I’M GONE, I’D KNOW YOU ANYWHERE and WHAT THE DEAD KNOW challenges our notions of memory, loyalty, responsibility and justice in this evocative and psychologically complex story about a long-ago death that still haunts a family.