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7 Discussion Questions To Get You Thinking About Meg Wolitzer’s The Female Persuasion

Just released April 3, Meg Wolitzer’s new novel, The Female Persuasion, has already received a ton of praise. Vogue calls the book “ultra-readable,” while the NYT Book Review boasts that Wolitzer is a “capable creator of human identities that are as real as the type on this page." In fact, the novel speaks to the… Continue reading 7 Discussion Questions To Get You Thinking About Meg Wolitzer’s The Female Persuasion

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Spoiler Alert! The March Book Selection Is…

The March book selection is The Queen of Hearts, by Kimmery Martin. Thank you to everyone that voted to help us make the book selection this month! The novel has been described as "Big Little Lies" meets "Grey's Anatomy" by the Louisville Insider  and Booklist called it "A remarkably absorbing read.” This wonderful novel explores the friendship… Continue reading Spoiler Alert! The March Book Selection Is…

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Read An Excerpt From An American Marriage By February Author, Tayari Jones

We’re so excited to send out February boxes featuring the much-anticipated new release, An American Marriage, by Tayari Jones. Based in Atlanta, newlyweds Celestial and Roy set out on a bright, adventurous path together. But their cherished American Dream comes to an abrupt end when Roy is sentenced to 12 years in prison for a… Continue reading Read An Excerpt From An American Marriage By February Author, Tayari Jones

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Spoiler Alert! The February Book Is…

For February, we have chosen another highly anticipated novel for you: An American Marriage, by Tayari Jones. Named as one of the "Most Anticipated Books for 2018" by Bustle and Bookriot and "21 Books We're Most Excited to Read in 2018" by Elle, the novel explores the after effects of a wrongful imprisonment, racial injustice and… Continue reading Spoiler Alert! The February Book Is…

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5 Things We Learned About January Author Chloe Benjamin From Her Instagram

Cozy Readers, this month we’re so excited to feature Chloe Benjamin’s The Immortalists as our first book of 2018. The novel, with a January 9 release date, is set in New York City during the late sixties. The plot is about four siblings—the Gold children—and their encounter with a traveling psychic who can foresee death.… Continue reading 5 Things We Learned About January Author Chloe Benjamin From Her Instagram

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Cozy Reader Feature—Elizabeth Berg’s Inspiration For ‘The Story of Arthur Truluv’

This month, Cozy Readers, we’re excited to feature the novel The Story of Arthur Truluv by New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Berg. This emotionally powerful novel tells the story of three individuals—Arthur Moses, Maddy Harris, and Arthur’s neighbor Lucille. Each day, Arthur goes to the cemetery to visit his late wife. Maddy goes to… Continue reading Cozy Reader Feature—Elizabeth Berg’s Inspiration For ‘The Story of Arthur Truluv’

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This Is The Real-Life Observation That Inspired Matthew Weiner To Write Heather: The Totality

TV writer-turned-novelist Matthew Weiner is best known for his television masterpiece, Mad Men. But this month, he’s proving he can write literary fiction, as well, with the release of his debut novel, Heather: The Totality. It’s already received an overwhelming amount of praise and, I’m so excited to be able to feature it as this… Continue reading This Is The Real-Life Observation That Inspired Matthew Weiner To Write Heather: The Totality

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Spoiler Alert! The November book is…

For November, we have chosen the novel Heather: The Totality, by Matthew Weiner.  Huffington Post  named it a must-read for Fall and Oprah.com called it one of the "Best Books to Pick Up This November". Matthew Weiner, creator of the hit show Mad Men, has written a chilling novel that explores class conflict between a wealthy family and a… Continue reading Spoiler Alert! The November book is…

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Alice Hoffman Discusses Her Method For Writing A “Practical Magic” Prequel

Cozy readers, we’ve got a real treat for you. This month, we’re so excited to feature Alice Hoffman’s long-awaited prequel to her bewitchingly popular novel, Practical Magic. In 1998, fans of Hoffman’s novel were introduced to a magical world of witchcraft when the literary classic was turned into a film, starring Sandra Bullock and Nicole… Continue reading Alice Hoffman Discusses Her Method For Writing A “Practical Magic” Prequel

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Author Claire Messud Delves Deeper Into Her Latest Novel In New NPR Interview

Happy fall, Cozy Readers! This month, our box includes Claire Messud’s brilliant coming-of-age story called The Burning Girl. This complex narrative focuses on the friendship of two young girls, Julia and Cassie. Throughout childhood, the pair is inseparable, but as they grow older, the girls slowly drift apart, and Cassie forges a disastrous path of… Continue reading Author Claire Messud Delves Deeper Into Her Latest Novel In New NPR Interview