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Spring Preview

April 21, 2015

Our Final Featured Title and Contest April 21, 2015
 

This Bookreporter.com Special Newsletter spotlights a book that releases on May 5th. Read more about it, and enter our Spring Preview Contest by Wednesday, April 22nd at 11:59am ET for a chance to win one of five copies of THE DAYLIGHT MARRIAGE by Heidi Pitlor. Please note that each contest is only open for 24 hours, so you will need to act quickly!

Our Final Featured Book and Contest: THE DAYLIGHT MARRIAGE by Heidi Pitlor

Hannah was the kind of woman who turned heads. Tall and graceful, naturally pretty, often impulsive, always spirited, the upper-class girl who picked, of all men, Lovell --- the introverted climate scientist, the practical one who thought he could change the world if he could just get everyone to listen to reason. After a magical honeymoon, they settled in the suburbs to raise their two children.

But over the years, Lovell and Hannah’s conversations have become charged with resentments and unspoken desires. She’s become withdrawn and directionless. His work affords him a convenient distraction. The children can sense the tension, which they’ve learned to mostly ignore. Until, after one explosive argument, Hannah vanishes. And Lovell, for the first time, is forced to examine the trajectory of his marriage through the lens of memory --- and the eyes of his children. As he tries to piece together what happened to his wife --- and to their lives together --- readers follow Hannah through that single day when the smallest of decisions takes her to places she never intended to go.

With the intensity of THE LOVELY BONES, the balance of wit and heartbreak of THE DESCENDANTS, and the emotional acuity of Anne Tyler’s work, THE DAYLIGHT MARRIAGE is at its heart a novel about what happens when our intuitions override our logic, with a page-turning plot that doesn’t reveal its secrets until the very end.

-Click here to read Heidi Pitlor's bio.
-Click here to visit Heidi Pitlor's official website.

-Click here to connect with Heidi Pitlor on Twitter.

Click here to enter the contest by 11:59am ET on Wednesday, April 22nd.
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