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Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline de Maigret and Sophie Mas , author of How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are

From four stunning and accomplished French women --- at last --- comes a fresh and spirited take on what it really means to be a Parisienne: how they dress, entertain, have fun and attempt to behave themselves. HOW TO BE PARISIAN WHEREVER YOU ARE will make you laugh as you slip into their shoes to become bold and free and tap into your inner cool.

Ann Mah, author of Mastering the Art of French Eating: From Paris Bistros to Farmhouse Kitchens, Lessons in Food and Love

When journalist Ann Mah’s diplomat husband is given a three-year assignment in Paris, Ann is overjoyed. A lifelong foodie and Francophile, she immediately begins plotting gastronomic adventures à deux. Then her husband is called away to Iraq on a year-long post --- alone. Suddenly, Ann’s vision of a romantic sojourn in the City of Light is turned upside down.

Kimberly Belle, author of The Last Breath

Humanitarian aid worker Gia Andrews chases disasters around the globe for a living. It’s the perfect lifestyle to keep her far away from her own personal ground zero. Sixteen years ago, Gia’s father was imprisoned for brutally killing her stepmother. Now he’s come home to die of cancer, and she’s responsible for his care --- and coming to terms with his guilt.

Win 12 Copies of STILL LIFE WITH BREAD CRUMBS for Your Group

Each month, we ask book groups to share the titles they are reading that month and rate them. From all entries, three winners will be selected, and each will win 12 copies of that month’s prize book for their group. Note: To be eligible to win, let us know the title of the book that YOUR book group is CURRENTLY reading, NOT the title we are giving away.

Our latest prize book is #1 New York Times bestselling author Anna Quindlen's STILL LIFE WITH BREAD CRUMBS, a stunningly crafted journey into the life of a woman, her heart, her mind, her days, as she discovers that life is a story with many levels. To enter, please fill out the form below by Thursday, November 6th at noon ET. 

Create an Unofficial Discussion Guide for THE GOLDFINCH

We receive tons of "Request a Guide" notes on a daily basis, but we've noticed that the absolute most popular book you'd like discussion questions for is Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller, THE GOLDFINCH. There is currently no guide available for the 700-plus page-turner, but that doesn't mean we can't come up with our own book group discussion questions.