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The Revealing of Erika Robuck

The Revealing of Erika Robuck

Historical fiction author Erika Robuck’s (Receive Me Falling) stunning novel Hemingway’s Girl releases next Tuesday, September 4th after a glorious spring/summer buzz. Seriously, as early as May 24th, Cindy Adams in her New York Post article Lots to read as summer kicks off noted the book and then critical raves followed. “Robuck brings Key West to life, and her Hemingway is fully fleshed out and believable, as are Mariella and others. Readers will delight in the complex relationships and vivid…

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The Revealing of Anita Hughes

The Revealing of Anita Hughes

Born in Sydney, Australia, Anita Hughes began her writing career at age eight, when she won a national writing contest in THE AUSTRALIAN newspaper, and was named “One of Australia’s Next Best Writers.” Fast forward to the present with Anita, now living in California, taking her bow as a novelist when Monarch Beach debuts on Tuesday, June 19th. Best described as a novel about one woman’s journey back to happiness after an affair splinters her perfect marriage and life—what it…

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The Revealing of Joshua Henkin

The Revealing of Joshua Henkin

Author Joshua Henkin (Swimming Across the Hudson) follows up on his successful New York Times Notable Book Matrimony with The World Without You available on Tuesday, June 19th. The book is briefly described in the following sentence: A moving, mesmerizing new novel about love, loss, and the aftermath of a family tragedy. Too sweeping and general? Please take note of these *starred* reviews: “When conventionalists claim, ‘They don’t write novels like that anymore,’ this is the sort of novel they…

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The Revealing of Nichole Bernier

The Revealing of Nichole Bernier

Contributing editor/features writer/journalist, Nichole Bernier — inspired by a family friend’s healing following the September 11th attacks — becomes a novelist when The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. debuts on Tuesday, June 5, 2012. Selected as one of BookPage’s Most Anticipated Debuts of 2012, the novel’s introductory description explains: Before there were blogs, there were journals. And in them we’d write as we really were, not as we wanted to appear. But there comes a day when journals outlive us….

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The Revealing of Jennifer Gooch Hummer

The Revealing of Jennifer Gooch Hummer

This fairy godmother loves to present debut novelists and their books, and it’s with special pleasure that TDW features Jennifer Gooch Hummer with her coming-of-age story of Girl Unmoored. Why special? First there is Jennifer’s description of the book: “Girl Unmoored is about friendship. Deep, loyal friendship. The kind that supersedes family. The kind that keeps you anchored when everything else is falling apart. The kind that can save you.” Then there are the [true] glowing, heartfelt raves: “Love, loss,…

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The Revealing of Jillian Medoff

The Revealing of Jillian Medoff

Novelist Jillian Medoff (Good Girls Gone Bad, Hunger Point) is known for creating in-depth, “real” people to tell their stories and her third novel I Couldn’t Love You More — available Tuesday, May 15th — is another example of brilliant storyteling and effortless writing. The book is best described by a single question: Which child would you save? A decision no parent can even fathom. Here’s the synopsis: Eliot Gordon would do anything for her family. A 38-year-old working mother,…

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The Revealing of Peter Golden

The Revealing of Peter Golden

Journalist, biographer, and historian, Peter Golden has spent a career breathing insight and life into award-winning non-fiction. Now, however, he has turned his creative talents to fiction with the novel Comeback Love to be released Tuesday, April 3, 2012. The premise: What would you do if you had a second chance with the one that got away? The synopsis: Over thirty-five years ago, Gordon Meyers, an aspiring writer with a low number in the draft lottery, packed his belongings and…

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The Revealing of Rachel Bertsche
and Why She Writes

The Revealing of Rachel Bertsche
and Why She Writes

[Introduced in the post, Picture the Book: MWF Seeking BFF: My Year Long Search for a New Best Friend, relocated Chicago writer/editor Rachel Bertsche chronicled her search for a new, “closer in proximity” friend in MWF Seeking BFF: My Year Long Search for a New Best Friend. Due to email snafus, Rachel’s Q&A was MIA but can now be presented along with her guest post on why she writes. Yes, a double post plus a Book Giveaway and now, without…

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The Revealing of Krys Lee

The Revealing of Krys Lee

Krys Lee grew up wanting to be an author and began her career writing poetry but, when the stories needed to be told no longer fit in a poem, she turned to short stories. Recently released, her debut collection, Drifting House, is described as: An unflinching portrayal of the Korean immigrant experience from an extraordinary new talent in fiction. Spanning Korea and the United States, from the postwar era to contemporary times, Krys Lee’s stunning fiction debut, Drifting House, illuminates…

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The Revealing of Sarah Pinneo

The Revealing of Sarah Pinneo

Journalist and author of The Ski House Cookbook, Sarah Pinneo turned her sights to fiction and recently became a debut novelist with the January 31, 2012 release of Julia’s Child. The book has been described as: A delectable comedy for every woman who’s ever wondered if buying that six-dollar box of organic crackers makes her a hero or a sucker. JULIA’S CHILD is a warmhearted, laugh-out-loud story about motherhood’s choices: organic vs. local, paper vs. plastic, staying at home vs….

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