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Weekly Reading Round-Up

This week, I’ve been reading through the Barbados Book as I put the final tweaks on the manuscript– and I have an announcement to make! The title of the Barbados Book is… THE SUMMER COUNTRY. The Summer Country will be coming your way summer 2019. Although if you find yourself in New York City on…

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Booklist on THE GLASS OCEAN

The first of the reviews is in for The Glass Ocean and Team W is over the moon! Booklist calls The Glass Ocean “a riveting historical mystery… filled with twists and turns, in which secrets abound, no one can be trusted, and history isn’t always what it seems.” Only three weeks left until The Glass Ocean…

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THE GLASS OCEAN Tour!

Team W is taking the show on the road! At long last, we have the complete schedule for The Glass Ocean tour (aka The Most Fun Book Tour Ever II). You can find Team W (Karen White, Beatriz Williams, and me) at the following locations: Saturday, September 1, 3:00 pm Panel discussion with Team W…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

This week I had the privilege of celebrating book launches with Fiona Davis and M.J. Rose.  Both books delve deep into the history of New York in the twentieth century and both are excellent. The Masterpiece takes us deep into Grand Central Terminal, first in the glory days of the 1920s, then in the gritty grimness…

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Book Event! NYC, Wednesday, August 8th

Come join me, the marvelous M.J. Rose, and Randy Susan Meyers at the Mysterious Bookshop on Warren Street this Wednesday night! We’ll be talking Gilded Age, Jazz Age, art, secrets, scandal, New York history, and all things Gothic. The festivities kick off at 6:30.  Hope to see you there! What: Talk & Signing with MJ…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

This week was all England all the time, in books, at least. I read Julia Whelan’s My Oxford Year, about an American abroad at Oxford– which made me want to re-read Dorothy Sayers’s Gaudy Night, arguably the best of all possible Oxford novels in that best of all possible worlds (although you can also put…

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Win a Copy of THE GLASS OCEAN!

Team W’s publisher has generously put fifty advance copies of The Glass Ocean up for grabs! To enter, just go to the Willig, Williams, & White Facebook page, where you’ll find the sweepstakes entry form.  The contest closes on August 13th. Good luck and happy reading! To learn more about The Glass Ocean, visit my…

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GLASS OCEAN: A Sneak Peek!

Want to glance into The Glass Ocean before the book officially appears on shelves in September?  Now’s your chance! William Morrow has graciously made Chapter One available via this link. Here’s the official blurb: From the New York Times bestselling authors of The Forgotten Room comes a captivating historical mystery, infused with romance, that links the lives of three…

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GLASS OCEAN Pre-Order Bonus!

With only a month to go until The Glass Ocean sets sail, Team W has teamed up with FoxTale Book Shoppe to come up with a pre-order treat. If you order a signed copy from FoxTale before September 4th, FoxTale will send two Glass Ocean coasters and a postcard with the original Lusitania cocktail recipe…

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Weekly Reading Round-Up

It’s been a bit of a week, so I’ll confess I’m having trouble remembering what I’ve read.  (What day is this again?) But two books stand out.  Beatriz Williams’s The Summer Wives, set on fictional Winthrop Island in the 1930’s, 1950’s, and 1960’s, as choices made in one generation shape the lives of those who come…

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