COMING THIS SUMMER
“A great summer read about finding yourself and returning home.”—Popsugar
All information in this post is courtesy of the publisher.
Inspired by her own memories of childhood family vacations, Henry captivates readers with what Kirkus calls “a quiet, atmospheric look at friendship, forgiveness, and second chances.”
This August Patti Callahan Henry delivers her best story yet with THE BOOKSHOP AT WATER’S END (Berkley Trade Paperback Original; July 11, 2017; $16)—a powerful exploration of the lives of two women who return to their shared childhood summer home where one desperately seeks closure after a great tragedy, while the other hopes to flee one.
A perfect read for fans of Mary Alice Monroe, Dorthea Benton Frank, and all lovers of Southern women’s fiction, THE BOOKSHOP AT WATERS END is full of genuine interactions between characters and unexpected turns of events that will leave readers meditating on the unpredictable paths life takes us.
********About the Book
Unsatisfied with her life, Dr. Bonny Blankenship has been preparing a fresh start for some time. But after a tragic mistake in the emergency room, her meticulously laid plans abruptly fall apart. Seeking escape and solace, Bonny flees to Water’s End, the seaside town where she and her childhood best friend Lainey McKay spent three blissful summers camped out in the local bookshop. Now with her troubled teenage daughter in tow, Bonny is desperate to save them both from the looming uncertainty of their futures.
********About the Author
Patti Callahan Henry is a New York Times bestselling author whose novels include The Idea of Love, The Stories We Tell, And Then I Found You, Coming Up for Air, The Perfect Love Song, Driftwood Summer, The Art of Keeping Secrets, Between the Tides, When Light Breaks, Where the River Runs and Losing the Moon.
Short-listed for the Townsend Prize for Fiction, and nominated multiple times for the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) Book Award for Fiction, Patti is a frequent speaker at luncheons, book clubs and women’s groups.
The giveaway copy is “Courtesy of Penguin Random House.”
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