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- 25 June 2013
'Sisterland' by Curtis Sittenfeld
Sittenfeld returns with the story of twin sisters: Vi, a professed psychic, and Kate, a wife and mother in denial of her talents. When Vi predicts a devastating earthquake is around the corner, Kate must decide whether to support her sister and out herself for the potential good of the community, or continue to ignore her own instincts.
'The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells' by Andrew Sean Greer
Greta Wells experiences three alternate lives during a therapy session, all with different secrets and losses, pain and happiness. Which one will she ultimately choose?
- 9 July 2013
'Fin & Lady' by Cathleen Schine
Fin is 11 when his parents die in 1964, and he is sent to live with his older sister, Lady. But Lady is a free spirit, and Fin soon realizes he's as much her caregiver as she is his.
'Amy Falls Down' by Jincy Willett
A sequel of sorts to her last book The Writing Class, Amy Falls Down also stars bitter novelist Amy Gallup. When an interviewer arrives shortly after Amy takes a nasty bump on the head, the resulting article—where Amy's rambling quotes are dubbed pure genius—turns around her failing career.
- 16 July 2013
'The Never List' by Koethi Zan
Zan's story of a young woman marked by the consequences of her time spent as the prisoner of a sadistic kidnapper is drawing lots of buzz already.
- 13 August 2013
'The People in the Trees' by Hanya Yanagihara
This ambitious first novel, billed as an "anthropological adventure," was a decade in the making and is already being compared to Norman Rush and Ann Patchett.
- 19 August 2013
'Archangel' by Andrea Barrett
It's been too long since the National Book Award-winning author released a book. This time it's a collection of short stories about scientific firsts—subject matter that Barrett fans love to see her sink her teeth into.
- 20 August 2013
'The Girl You Left Behind' by Jojo Moyes
Author of Me Before You, Jojo Moyes is back with another heartbreaking story of love and loss. A spellbind love story of two women separated by a century but united in their determination to fight for what they love.
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Tag Archives: Elizabeth Gilbert
Fans of Elizabeth Gilbert have been waiting on pins and needles for her next book, The Signature of All Things, a 19th-century historical novel due to hit bookstores on October 1. After months of disagreement and back and forth between … Continue reading
To distract you from checking blogs for election news (or trying desperately to ignore the pundits and speculation), I want to direct your attention to a fascinating interview with Elizabeth Gilbert—author of Eat, Pray, Love—over at The Rumpus. Read all … Continue reading
We’ve all been there. You read about a book. You place a hold on the library—and groan when you’re #58 in line. You think about buying the hardback . . . but realize you’ve already bought five books this month … Continue reading
Some of the week’s best book blog posts are below. Add your favorites in the comments. How YOU can get a book deal Posted by Lorelei Vashti on The Vine The movie version of Eat, Pray, Love comes out a … Continue reading
This time, Michael Cooper is calling it quits with his publisher, Hyperion, who bought his memoir, Displaced, last summer. Just months away from publication, Cooper withdrew the finished manuscript. Hyperion is not commenting, but Cooper says he felt the publisher … Continue reading
Our top 50 books of 2009 list has been one of the most popular features on BookPage.com. With that in mind, we decided to compile a “Top 20 Books of 2010—so far” list, based on the most-viewed new reviews on … Continue reading
The movie version of Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love, starring Julia Roberts, Gabriel Bardem and James Franco, has been the subject of much discussion since its announcement. Now the trailer has been released. The tinkly strummy background music and slightly … Continue reading
We are thrilled to announce the launch of BookPage Book of the Day – our first-ever daily e-newsletter! This idea has been in the works for a while. We figure that many of you don’t have time to read BookPage … Continue reading