This book will be published
March 7, 2023
The 33rd Annual Book & Author Event
A portion of the proceeds from books sold at the Book & Author event will benefit BNC's new library campaign, The Legacy of Louis: Inspiring Inquiry.
THIS YEAR'S AUTHORS
Wanda Morris - #1
Anywhere You Run by Wanda M. Morris is the rare heart-pounding thriller that’s also deeply moving. In the summer of 1964, 20-something sisters Violet and Marigold leave their hometown in Jim Crow Mississippi to escape very different troubles:
One is suspected of murder; the other is unmarried and pregnant. Neither realizes there’s a man who’s after them both, and their wrenching journey toward a new life will leave you breathless.
HISTORICAL THRILLER: Wanda M. Morris, Anywhere You Run
LITERARY MYSTERY: Rebecca Makkai, I Have Some Questions for You
MEMOIR: Rabia Chaudry, Fatty Fatty Boom Boom:
A Memoir of Food, Fat, and Family
NONFICTION SPY THRILLER: Larry Loftis, The Watchmaker’s Daughter:
The True Story of World War II Heroine Corrie ten Boom
LITERARY FICTION: Dani Shapiro, Signal Fires
Olivia Fierro, co-host of Good Morning Arizona on KTVK 3TV
and host of Olivia’s Book Club
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Wanda M. Morris
Anywhere You Run
Fatty Fatty Boom Boom
Dani Shapiro - #5
Dani Shapiro’s gorgeous new novel,
Signal Fires, begins in 1985 in a quiet suburb, where three teenagers get into a drunk-driving accident. The two Wilf siblings survive, but the event forever haunts their family. Years later, the Shenkmans move in across the street and have a child, who forms a bond with the Wilf father. The families’ lives intertwine in poignant ways, showing how relationships—between siblings, parents and children, spouses, even neighbors—change over time. Have your tissues ready.
This book will be published
February 21, 2023
I Have Some Questions for You
NEWS, REVIEWS & INTERVIEWS
Rabia Chaudry - #4
Rabia Chaudry, author of the bestselling
Adnan’s Story and cohost of the podcast, Undisclosed, explore[s] her Pakistani roots and American upbringing collided and contributed to her body image and sense of self in Fatty Fatty Boom Boom: A Memoir of Food, Fat, and Family. This triumphant tale celebrates loving yourself and eat-ing good food (it even includes recipes!).
Made the USA Today bestseller list
Washington Post review
Good Morning America interview
Entertainment Weekly interview
Book Trib review
Jewish Book Council Review
American Booksellers Assoc. Indie Next
"Best of" Lists:
Time: 100 Must-Read Books of 2022
Washington Post: Best Books of 2022
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From Real Simple magazine
Three of their top 5 books of 2022 (49 so far)
are written by our authors!
(Our other two authors' books have not been published yet.)
The Watchmaker's Daughter