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Steven Rowley, author of Lily and the Octopus

When you sit down with LILY AND THE OCTOPUS, you will be taken on an unforgettable ride. The magic of this novel is in the read, and we don’t want to spoil it by giving away too many details. We can tell you that this is a story about that special someone: the one you trust, the one you can’t live without. For Ted Flask, that someone special is his aging companion Lily, who happens to be a dog. LILY AND THE OCTOPUS reminds us how it feels to love fiercely, how difficult it can be to let go, and how the fight for those we love is the greatest fight of all.

Week of May 29, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of May 29th include Anne Rice's PRINCE LESTAT AND THE REALMS OF ATLANTIS, which marks the return of the indomitable vampire hero Lestat de Lioncourt, who finds himself at war with a strange, ancient, otherworldly form that has somehow taken possession of his immortal body and spirit; LILY AND THE OCTOPUS by Steven Rowley, in which a struggling writer vows to save his ailing, elderly dachshund by any means necessary; MODERN LOVERS, Emma Straub's novel about a tight-knit group of friends from college --- and what it means to finally grow up, well after adulthood has set in; and THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR by Shari Lapena, a domestic suspense debut about a young couple and their apparently friendly neighbors --- a twisty, rollercoaster ride of lies, betrayal, and the secrets between husbands and wives.