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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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In 2004, Plum Sykes' debut novel Bergdorf Blondes was published and became an instant hit, selling over a quarter of a million copies worldwide. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the publication, Bergdorf Blondes and Sykes' follow-up, The Debutante Divorceé,... Continue reading
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Butternut Summer, the second book in Mary McNear's New York Times and USA Today bestselling Butternut Lake trilogy, went on sale yesterday, and today, Mary joins us on the blog to show us around the real lake that inspired the... Continue reading
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We Are Water by Wally Lamb is now available in paperback! To celebrate the paperback release, one book club will win up to 12 paperback copies of the book plus a Skype chat with author Wally Lamb! In addition, five... Continue reading
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Please welcome today's guest blogger, author Sarah Creech, whose debut novel Season of the Dragonflies goes on sale today! Season of the Dragonflies is a story of flowers, family, practical magic, old secrets, and new love, set in the Blue... Continue reading
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Cancel the Wedding by Carolyn T. Dingman is now available in paperback and eBook! Follow wry, self-deprecating Olivia and her sassy, quick-witted niece Logan on their journey to discover Olivia’s enigmatic mother’s secrets. In a charming and moving story, Olivia... Continue reading
If you missed last night's Book Club Girl on Air chat with author Stephen P. Kiernan, you can listen now at this link! Thanks to all who tuned in, and to Stephen for chatting with me! Online Books Radio at... Continue reading
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A vivid and intricate novel-in-stories, The Scatter Here Is Too Great explores the complicated lives of ordinary people whose fates unexpectedly converge after a deadly bomb blast at the Karachi train station. Elegantly weaving together different voices into a striking... Continue reading
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Join New York Times bestselling author Shelley Noble for a live Book Club Girl on Air chat on August 26th at 6 PM EST! If you haven't picked up a copy of her newest novel Breakwater Bay yet, start reading... Continue reading
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"There would always be Folliats at Nasse House” Our second Installment of the Summer of Christie Read-Along features Dead Man’s Folly. Those who tuned in last night to the PBS premiere of Dead Man’s Folly, starring the acclaimed David Suchet... Continue reading
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Even before Carrie La Seur showed up in our offices bearing gifts of chokecherry jam for all of us, we loved her. We loved her because she wrote an incredible, unforgettable, and evocative novel called The Home Place. And we... Continue reading
If you missed yesterday's live broadcast with author John Searles, you can listen now at this link! Thanks to all who tuned in, and to John for chatting with me! Current Books Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Book Club... Continue reading
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This is the Water by Yannick Murphy is now available in paperback and eBook! Love, as well as lives, are at stake in this fast-paced story of murder, adultery, parenthood, and romance, involving a girls’ swim team, their morally flawed... Continue reading
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Just a reminder that today, Wednesday, July 30th at 8 PM EST, we are welcoming author John Searles to discuss his most recent novel, Help for the Haunted, an unforgettable story of a most unusual family, their deep secrets, their... Continue reading
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The Illusion of Separateness by Simon Van Booy is now in paperback! The Illusion of Separateness is a gripping, emotional novel inspired by true events. The San Francisco Chronicle said that “The uncanny beauty of Van Booy’s prose, and his... Continue reading
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Please welcome today's guest blogger, author Lisa Turner, whose newest novel The Gone Dead Train went on sale this week! The book, a riveting Southern gothic mystery set in Memphis, details how detective Billy Able is thrown into a vortex... Continue reading
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Someone Else’s Love Story by New York Times bestselling author Joshilyn Jackson is a story about science and miracles, secrets and truths, faith and forgiveness; about falling in love, and learning that things aren’t always what they seem—or what we... Continue reading
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Please welcome author Holly Brown to the Book Club Girl blog! Her debut novel, Don't Try to Find Me, went on sale earlier this month. When a fourteen-year-old runs away, her parents turn to social media to find her—launching a... Continue reading
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All I Love and Know by Judith Frank is a novel that perfectly balances fine writing, provocative topics, and a page-turning love story. All I Love and Know is Frank’s second novel, in which she introduces Daniel and Matt, a... Continue reading
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Just a reminder that today, Thursday, July 17th at 5 PM EST, we are welcoming author Holly Peterson to discuss her newest novel, The Idea of Him, a novel of conspiracy, intrigue, and intense passion—and discovering your greatest strength through... Continue reading
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Join author stephen P. Kiernan for a live Book Club Girl on Air chat on Thursday, August 7th at 8 PM EST! If you haven't picked up a copy of his debut novel The Curiosity yet, start reading here. The... Continue reading
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Book bloggers! You could win a cabin on the Susan Elizabeth Phillips’ Princess Cruise Fanfest, October 17-19, 2014, by participating in the Susan Elizabeth Phillips Blog-Along, and the Susan Elizabeth Phillips Read-Along hosted by FreshFiction.com! The summer is heating up... Continue reading
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An innocent black teenager is accused of murder in this provocative and compassionate thriller that skillfully probes issues of race, class, crime, and injustice and offers a searing portrait of modern America. Read more about Endangered. Endangered was born out... Continue reading
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Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, one of the best-loved classics of modern American literature, is finally available in e-book and digital audio! This extraordinary story, full of warmth and humor while tackling serious issues like racial injustice, gender roles,... Continue reading
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Please welcome today's guest blogger, New York Times bestselling author Shelley Noble, to the blog! Shelley is the author of Beach Colors, Stargazey Point, and, most recently, Breakwater Bay, which went on sale last week! Today, she's here to talk... Continue reading
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Join author John Searles for a live Book Club Girl on Air chat on July 30th at 8 PM EST! If you haven't picked up a copy of his newest novel Help for the Haunted yet, start reading here. It... Continue reading
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