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Summer Reading 2014

Summer is here! At Bookreporter.com, this means it's time for us to share some great summer book picks with our Summer Reading Contests and Feature. We will be spotlighting a different title on select days throughout the summer, so you will have to check the site each day to see the featured prize book and enter. We also will be sending a special daily newsletter to announce the day's title, which you can sign up for here.

Wilton Barnhardt, author of Lookaway, Lookaway

Jerene Jarvis Johnston and her husband, Duke, are exemplars of Charlotte, North Carolina’s high society, where old Southern money --- and older Southern secrets --- meet the new wealth of bankers, boom-era speculators, and carpetbagging social climbers. Jerene must prove tireless in preserving the family's legacy, Duke’s fragile honor, and what's left of the dwindling family fortune. But is it too much to ask for one ounce of cooperation from her heedless family?

Week of June 23, 2014

Releases for the week of June 23rd include THE QUEST by Nelson DeMille, a sweeping adventure that takes readers from the war-torn jungles of Ethiopia to the magical city of Rome; James Lee Burke's LIGHT OF THE WORLD, a harrowing novel that examines the nature of evil and pits Dave Robicheaux against the most diabolical villain he has ever faced; THE SIGNATURE OF ALL THINGS, Elizabeth Gilbert's return to fiction, which spans much of the 18th and 19th centuries and follows the fortunes of the extraordinary Whittaker family; and THE GIRL YOU LEFT BEHIND by Jojo Moyes, a spellbinding story of two women united in their fight for what they love most.