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End-of-the-Year Contest 2014

Congratulations to the winners of our 2014 End-of-the-Year Contest! One Grand Prize winner received all 32 of Carol Fitzgerald's Bets On picks from 2014, while 32 others won a copy of one of these titles. You can see all the winners below, along with 2014's Bets On selections.

Summer Reading 2014

Summer is here! At, this means it's time for us to share some great summer book picks with our Summer Reading Feature. While our series of 24-hour contests have ended, we encourage you to take a look at our featured titles for some sizzling summer reading ideas.

- Click here to see the Summer Reading 2014 Contest winners.

Charleston by Margaret Bradham Thornton

August 2014

Charleston is a place on my “bucket list.” I love cities with charm, atmosphere, history and style --- and Charleston seems to have all of that. Thus, when I saw Margaret Bradham Thornton’s debut novel, CHARLESTON, on a shelf at a conference earlier this year, I knew I had to read it.

Eliza Poinsett left Charleston years ago, first for school at Princeton and Columbia (she has two Masters; one in English and one in Art History) and then for England, where she became an art historian. At a wedding across the pond that she attends with her British boyfriend, Jamie, she runs into her old flame from Charleston, Henry. Seeing him evokes memories of home.

Week of May 4, 2015

Releases for the week of May 4th include REVIVAL by Stephen King, a dark and electrifying novel about addiction, fanaticism, and what might exist on the other side of life; THE INVENTION OF WINGS, Sue Monk Kidd's exquisitely written novel of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world; NOT MY FATHER'S SON, in which acclaimed actor Alan Cumming opens up about his complicated relationship with his father and the deeply buried family secrets that shaped his life and career; and CHARLESTON by Margaret Bradham Thornton, a lyrical and haunting story of missed chances and enduring love that probes the eternal question: can we ever truly go home again?