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Leah Stewart, author of The New Neighbor

How much can you really know about the woman next door?
 
Ninety-year-old Margaret Riley is content hiding from the world. Stoic and independent, she rarely leaves her Tennessee home, finding comfort in the mystery novels that keep her company --- until she spots a woman moving into the long-empty house across the pond.
 

June 28, 2016

In this newsletter, you will find books releasing the weeks of June 27th and July 4th that we think will be of interest to Bookreporter.com readers, along with Bonus News, where we call out a contest, feature or review that we want to let you know about so you have it on your radar. This week, we are calling attention to our review of A CERTAIN AGE by Beatriz Williams and a special contest on ReadingGroupGuides.com for THE HONEYMOON by Dinitia Smith.

Interview: John Gilstrap, author of Friendly Fire: A Jonathan Grave Thriller

Jun 28, 2016

John Gilstrap has cornered the market on hostage rescue thrillers, told through dynamic characters who operate as a single unit. His previous novel, AGAINST ALL ENEMIES, has been nominated for a Thriller Award by the International Thriller Writers organization, and his latest, FRIENDLY FIRE, is the most intense installment of his Jonathan Grave series to date. In this interview, Gilstrap chats with Bookreporter.com’s Dean Murphy about terrorism in America, his nonfiction book adapted for film, daily life in the Gilstrap household, and upcoming new genres.

Funny Ladies: A Conversation with Four New Yorker Cartoonists Wednesday, June 29 at 6:30 pm at the Museum of the City of New York

June 28, 2016

This Bookreporter.com Special Newsletter spotlights a book that we think is a great summer reading selection. Read more about it, and enter our Summer Reading Contest by Wednesday, June 29th at 11:59am ET for a chance to win one of five copies of THE DAY OF THE DONALD: Trump Trumps America! by Andrew Shaffer, which is now available. Please note that each contest is only open for 24 hours, so you will need to act quickly!

Louise Smith

You can't reach for anything new if your hands are still full of yesterday's junk.

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Louise Smith

June 27, 2016

This Bookreporter.com Special Newsletter spotlights a book that we think is a great summer reading selection. Read more about it, and enter our Summer Reading Contest by Tuesday, June 28th at 11:59am ET for a chance to win one of five copies of UNDER THE HARROW by Flynn Berry, which is now available. Please note that each contest is only open for 24 hours, so you will need to act quickly!

Agnes Repplier

It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.

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Agnes Repplier

Ellen DeGeneres

Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values.

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Ellen DeGeneres

Richard J. Needham

People who are brutally honest get more satisfaction out of the brutality than out of the honesty.

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Richard J. Needham