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BookClubGirl
Maplewood, NJ
I write the blog Book Club Girl, dedicated to great books, news and tips for book clubs everywhere.
Interests: Reading, blogging, knitting, photography, my kids and family.
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Now in paperback is Erika Johansen’s The Queen of the Tearling—the first in a fantasy trilogy set in a dystopian future in which a young princess must reclaim her throne, learn to be a ruler, and defeat the Red Queen,... Continue reading
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Dorothea Benton Frank is the next author we're having on our Book Club Girl on Air podcast! On the podcast she'll be discussing her novel The Hurricane Sisters, available now in paperback, and answering fan questions. The Hurricane Sisters, filled... Continue reading
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On sale today, don’t miss this hilarious new novel from #1 international bestselling author Lindsey Kelk. Tess Brookes has always been a Girl with a Plan. But when the Plan goes belly up, she's forced to reconsider. After accidently answering... Continue reading
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Today we're excited to share a guest post from Keija Parssinen, author of The Unraveling of Mercy Louis. In this intricate novel of psychological suspense, a fatal discovery near the high school ignites a witch-hunt in a Southeast Texas refinery... Continue reading
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Last week we had the pleasure of speaking with Jacqueline Winspear on our podcast, Book Club Girl On Air. Jacqueline is the author of the New York Times bestseller, A Dangerous Place. Her latest novel is a powerful story of... Continue reading
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Exciting news: Holly Brown is the next author to join us for our Book Club Girl on Air podcast! Holly Brown is the author of Don't Try to Find Me, suspenseful and gripping debut for fans of Reconstructing Amelia and... Continue reading
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“In Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League, Jonathan Odell uses a singular friendship between two women--one white and one black--to explore the roots of the civil rights movement in the South. With its deftly drawn characters, delicious dialog, and... Continue reading
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Enter for a chance to win an exclusive edition of About a Girl by international bestselling author Lindsey Kelk, on sale April 14th, along with a ton of summer goodies! One winner will be chosen every week until About a... Continue reading
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A sizzling story of everyone’s favorite couple from the New York Times bestseller Big Girl Panties: hunky professional baseball player Chase Walker and his sassy wife Amanda. When baseball superstar Chase Walker first meets Amanda, it’s love at first sight.... Continue reading
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It was an ordinary November afternoon; wet, chilly and already darkening at 3 pm. Lunchtime had disappeared in a welter of patient visits and phone calls; now I was running late but how could I tell the woman in front... Continue reading
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Paul Daugherty’s book, An Uncomplicated Life: A Father’s Memoir of His Exceptional Daughter, is an exhilarating and funny love letter to his daughter, whose vibrant and infectious approach to life has something to teach all of us about how we... Continue reading
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Chanel’s Style: Yesterday and Today “A woman can be overdressed but never over elegant.” Chances are you have at least one of Coco Chanel’s designs in your closet. Perhaps not the label itself – few of us can afford it—... Continue reading
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The photograph on the cover of The Heroes' Welcome is everything I told my publishers I didn't want - a woman in a red dress, lots of flesh showing, and you can't see her face. A romantic period photograph, hand-coloured,... Continue reading
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Some of the best friends I’ve ever had were dogs. That admission might seem extreme, but, hey, I’ve written a novel called DOG CRAZY! There’s really no hiding the truth about my feelings for the dogs I’ve loved and lost.... Continue reading
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Did you always dream of being an author? When I go on book tours or visit book-groups, readers often ask me, “Did you always dream of being an author?” I can’t say that I did…When I was a kid, I... Continue reading
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Tune in to hear a conversation with New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear with Book Club Girl on Air to discuss her newest Maisie Dobbs novel, A Dangerous Place. Four years after she set sail from England, leaving everything... Continue reading
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A captivating historical novel from Joanna Hickson, The Tudor Bride tells an epic tale that immerses readers into a world of royalty and politics, drama and bigotry, love and loyalty. In The Agincourt Bride, readers are told of the founding... Continue reading
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I love book clubs. It's the truth. I admit it. But I also admit I'm not in one. My wife is in two. And I like them. But what I really like about book clubs is that they talk about... Continue reading
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We are so excited to welcome Nadia Hashimi to the Book Club Girl on Air podcast to discuss her literary debut novel, The Pearl that Broke Its Shell! The book--a searing tale of powerlessness, fate, and the freedom to control... Continue reading
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Laura Lippman, the award-winning New York Times bestselling author of After I’m Gone and What the Dead Know, brings back private detective Tess Monaghan, first introduced in the classic Baltimore Blues, in an absorbing new mystery that plunges her into... Continue reading
Sometimes I extend the definition of "Book Club Girls" to include professional NFL players. Martellus Bennett of the Chicago Bears (yes, Da Bears) talks about his "remote book club" on The Late Late Show with guest hosts Adam Pally and... Continue reading
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We know you love Neil Gaiman’s books as much as we do. The Ocean at the End of the Lane… American Gods… Coraline… Does it even get any better than that? Rarely, if ever. Today, Neil’s given us something to... Continue reading
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When I was twelve years old, my family moved to a fieldstone farmhouse near the Nith River, in southern Ontario, Canada. My parents, who were not-quite hippies but damn close, wanted to live closer to the land, garden, preserve food,... Continue reading
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On sale Feb 3, 2015 A Feb 2015 Indie Next Pick! “A brilliant novel that redefines the boundaries of where our lives begin and where they end.” –Simon Van Booy, bestselling author of The Illusion of Separateness On a seemingly... Continue reading
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No one has ever guessed Emily’s secret. Will you? Have you guessed the secret already, by following along with our excerpts? If not, you have one more chance (unless you’ve already broken down and pre-ordered the book). Today we reveal... Continue reading