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Fall Showcase

October 22, 2013

This Week's Featured Titles and Contest October 22, 2013
 
This Bookreporter.com Special Newsletter spotlights multiple books coming out this fall. Read more about them, and enter our Fall Showcase Contest by Friday, October 25th at noon ET for a chance to win one of five copies of each of the following books: THE ALL-GIRL FILLING STATION’S LAST REUNION by Fannie Flagg, THE AVIATOR'S WIFE by Melanie Benjamin, CARTWHEEL by Jennifer duBois, A NANTUCKET CHRISTMAS by Nancy Thayer, and NIGHT FILM by Marisha Pessl.
This Week's Featured Books and Contest: THE ALL-GIRL FILLING STATION'S LAST REUNION, THE AVIATOR'S WIFE, CARTWHEEL, A NANTUCKET CHRISTMAS and NIGHT FILM

THE ALL-GIRL FILLING STATION'S LAST REUNION by Fannie Flagg (Comic Mystery)
Available November 5th
THE ALL-GIRL FILLING STATION'S LAST REUNION is a fun-loving mystery about an Alabama woman today and five women who worked in a Phillips 66 gas station during the World War II years. The one and only Fannie Flagg, the beloved author of FRIED GREEN TOMATOES AT THE WHISTLE STOP CAFE, is at her hilarious and superb best here.

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THE AVIATOR'S WIFE by Melanie Benjamin (Historical Fiction)
Available in Paperback November 26th
Melanie Benjamin pulls back the curtain on the marriage of one of America’s most extraordinary couples: Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. Drawing on the rich history of the 20th century and featuring cameos from such notable characters as Joseph Kennedy and Amelia Earhart, THE AVIATOR'S WIFE is a vividly imagined novel of a complicated marriage --- revealing both its dizzying highs and its devastating lows.

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CARTWHEEL by Jennifer duBois (Psychological Suspense)
Now Available
When Lily Hayes arrives in Buenos Aires for her semester abroad, she is enchanted by everything she encounters. Five weeks later, though, her roommate Katy is found brutally murdered in their shared home, and Lily is the prime suspect. But who is Lily Hayes? It depends on who's asking. As the case takes shape --- revealing deceptions, secrets and suspicious DNA --- Lily appears alternately sinister and guileless through the eyes of those around her.

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A NANTUCKET CHRISTMAS by Nancy Thayer (Romance)
Available October 29th
Holidays on Nantucket are nothing short of magical, and the season’s wonderful traditions are much loved by Nicole Somerset, who recently married a handsome former attorney. But the festive mood is soon tempered by Nicole’s stepdaughter, Kennedy. Determined to keep her stepmother at arm’s length --- or, better yet, out of the picture altogether --- Kennedy schemes to sabotage Nicole’s holiday preparations.

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NIGHT FILM by Marisha Pessl (Literary Thriller)
Now Available
Ashley Cordova’s death is ruled a suicide, but veteran investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise. As he probes the strange circumstances surrounding Ashley’s life and death, McGrath comes face to face with the legacy of her father: the legendary, reclusive cult-horror-film director Stanislas Cordova. For McGrath, another death connected to this seemingly cursed family dynasty seems more than just a coincidence.

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