Monthly Contest: What's Your Book Group Reading This Month?
This month's prize book is the paperback edition of MANHATTAN BEACH by Jennifer Egan, which tells the haunting story of Anna Kerrigan, who becomes the Brooklyn Naval Yard's first female diver during World War II, and her search for her missing father. Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, this is Egan's first novel since her Pulitzer Prize-winning A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD and is this year's "One Book, One New York" pick. The deadline for your entries is Thursday, July 5th at noon ET.
LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE, the runaway New York Times bestseller from Celeste Ng that released last September and will be an eight-episode limited series on Hulu starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, is a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. We are celebrating the book's continued success with a special contest that will give three readers the chance to win 12 copies for their group. The deadline for your entries is Tuesday, July 10th at noon ET.
TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN, John Green's widely acclaimed and instant #1 New York Times bestseller, tells the story of 16-year-old Aza Holmes, a high school student with multiple anxiety disorders, and her search for fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett. We are giving three groups the opportunity to win 12 copies of the novel, which released last October and is currently being adapted into a major motion picture. The deadline for your entries is Tuesday, July 10th at noon ET.
In AMITY AND PROSPERITY, the prize-winning poet and journalist Eliza Griswold tells the story of the energy boom’s impact on a small town at the edge of Appalachia and one woman’s transformation from a struggling single parent to an unlikely activist.
CAROLINE is a retelling of the familiar story of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s journey from the Big Woods to the Great Plains, written for adults from Ma’s point of view and fully authorized by the Little House Heritage Trust.
An extraordinary look at what it means to grow old and a heartening guide to well-being, HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE YOU MAKE weaves together the stories and wisdom of six New Yorkers who number among the “oldest old” --- those 85 and up.
From the highly acclaimed author of DON'T TRY TO FIND ME and THIS IS NOT OVER comes the unforgettable, harrowing story of a young broadcast journalist who discovers a mysterious diary from a female broadcaster in 1991 featuring startling --- and frightening --- parallels to her own life.
North Carolina, 1929. Ella May Wiggins, a sidelined cotton millworker, joins forces with union organizers, using her beautiful voice and talent for writing rousing lyrics to help the labor movement. THE LAST BALLAD is based on a true story.
From the bestselling author of EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU comes a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives.
MANHATTAN BEACH --- winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and this year's "One Book, One New York" pick --- is a deft, dazzling and propulsive exploration of a transformative moment in the lives and identities of women and men, of America and the world.
In his long-awaited return, John Green, the acclaimed, award-winning author of LOOKING FOR ALASKA and THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, shares Aza’s story with shattering, unflinching clarity in this brilliant novel of love, resilience and the power of lifelong friendship.