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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: Jennifer Weiner
Confession: I am currently on vacation in sunny California! Planned activities include: riding in a convertible on Mulholland Drive; visiting Grauman’s (like any true fan of “I Love Lucy”); driving up the coast on Route 1; going to the beach … Continue reading
Even though I don’t have summer homework assignments or go to camp anymore, and come June I’m more likely to spend my afternoons at my desk than by the pool, I still love compiling a huge summer reading list (then … Continue reading
Valentine’s Day, Schmalentine’s Day. Inspired by Daniel Handler’s new novel, Why We Broke Up, I decided to come up with a list of books to read if you just ended a romantic relationship. Why We Broke Up, a 2012 Printz … Continue reading
Jennifer Weiner’s latest project demonstrates one of the digital revolution’s biggest benefits—when inspiration strikes an author, readers don’t have to wait two years to reap the benefits. Weiner had an idea for a creepy short story on Tuesday, October 25. … Continue reading
Then Came You by Jennifer Weiner Atria • $26.99 • on sale July 12, 2011 A Jennifer Weiner novel is my favorite kind of vacation read. It holds my attention in between swimming and socializing; keeps me awake until the wee … Continue reading
Last week I was excited to see that Jennifer Weiner is a judge for the 2011 Tournament of Books, but now I have even bigger news. Weiner’s ninth book will come out on July 12 and be called Then Came … Continue reading
Jennifer Weiner announced on Friday (via her Twitter) that she is going to Hollywood. Here’s more from Deadline.com, which summarized the four shows which received “official pilot orders” by ABC Family: “The Great State of Georgia” is an ABC Studios’ … Continue reading
For some reason (short attention span?) I’ve been reading tweets more than blog posts this week. So in addition to highlighting posts, here are a few follow-worthy hashtags: #SIBA10 — for dispatches from the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance trade show … Continue reading
If you follow authors on Twitter, chances are you know all about the Jennifer Weiner-Jodi Picoult-Jonathan Franzen literary vs. commercial fiction showdown taking place online. Well, I suppose “literary vs. commercial fiction showdown” isn’t entirely appropriate. Weiner explains the issue … Continue reading
It’s a busy season for Jennifer Weiner fans. Best Friends Forever came out in paperback May 4, and Fly Away Home, Weiner’s newest novel about the family of a philandering politician, is out in hardback on July 13. (Look for … Continue reading