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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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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

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Jami Attenberg’s Latest Novel, All Grown Up, Tests The Conventions of “Adulting”

This month, New York Times best-selling author Jami Attenberg, 45, is celebrating the release of her sixth novel, All Grown Up. Known for her 2013 work, The Middlesteins, Attenberg’s newest book has already garnered praise from Elle, Glamour, Bustle, and The Chicago Tribune, to name a few. The novel centers on Andrea Bern, a single, 39-year-old,… Continue reading Jami Attenberg’s Latest Novel, All Grown Up, Tests The Conventions of “Adulting”