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Giveaway: Summer Secrets

June 12, 2015

Summer Secrets

If you’re looking for the perfect summer read, I’ve got a treat for you – a giveaway of Jane Green‘s latest book, Summer Secrets!  This book will be released on June 23 and it’s already getting great buzz!

About the book:

When a shocking family secret is revealed, twenty-something journalist Cat Coombs finds herself falling into a dark spiral. Wild, glamorous nights out in London and raging hangovers the next day become her norm, leading to a terrible mistake one night while visiting family in America, on the island of Nantucket. It’s a mistake for which she can’t forgive herself. When she returns home, she confronts the unavoidable reality of her life and knows it’s time to grow up. But she doesn’t know if she’ll ever be able to earn the forgiveness of the people she hurt.

As the years pass, Cat grows into her forties, a struggling single mother, coping with a new-found sobriety and determined to finally make amends. Traveling back to her past, to the family she left behind on Nantucket all those years ago, she may be able to earn their forgiveness, but in doing so she may risk losing the very people she loves the most.

Told with Jane Green’s keen eye for detailing the emotional landscape of the heart, Summer Secrets is at once a compelling drama and a beautifully rendered portrait of relationships, betrayals, and forgiveness; about accepting the things we cannot change, finding the courage to change the things we can, and being strong enough to weather the storms.

About the author:

Jane Green’s seventeenth novel, Summer Secrets, will be released in the US on June 23rd and on July 2nd in the UK. She is the author of sixteen previous New York Times Bestselling novels, including The Beach House, Jemima J, and most recently Saving Grace which is due out in paperback in early June.

She is published in over 25 languages, and has over ten million books in print worldwide. She joined the ABC News team to write their first enhanced digital book— about the history of Royal marriages, then joined ABC News as a live correspondent covering Prince William’s wedding to Kate Middleton.  A former journalist in the UK, she has had her own radio show on BBC Radio London, and is a regular contributor on radio and TV, including as well as regularly appearing on television shows including Good Morning America, The Martha Stewart show, and The Today Show.

Together with writing books and blogs, she contributes to various publications, both online and print, including anthologies and novellas, and features for The Huffington Post, The Sunday Times, Cosmopolitan and Self. She has taught at writers conferences, and does regular keynote speaking.

A graduate of the French Culinary Institute in New York, Green filled two of her books, Saving Grace and Promises to Keep, with recipes culled from her own collection. She says she only cooks food that is “incredibly easy, but has to look as if you have slaved over a hot stove for hours.” This is because she has five children, and has realised that “when you have five children, nobody ever invites you anywhere.”

She lives in Westport, Connecticut with her husband and their blended family. When she is not writing, cooking, gardening, filling her house with friends and herding chickens, she is usually thanking the Lord for caffeine-filled energy drinks. A malignant melanoma surivor who also lives with Chronic Lyme Disease, she believes gratitude and focusing on the good in life is the secret to happiness.

Thanks to the Tandem Literary, I have one copy of SUMMER SECRETS to give away. To enter to win SUMMER SECRETS, simply fill out the entry form.  Contest is open to those with a US address only – one entry per person, please.  I will use random.org to determine the winner.  Contest ends at midnight EDT Monday, June 22, 2015.    Comments are welcome (and appreciated) but will not get you an entry in the contest.

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13 Comments leave one →
  1. June 12, 2015 7:00 am

    I love her statement “when you have five children, nobody ever invites you anywhere.” My mom had five children and she would agree with that!

  2. June 12, 2015 7:24 am

    This book sounds good!
    I didn’t know about her health issues. My husband was also a melanoma survivor.

  3. bookingmama permalink
    June 12, 2015 7:34 am

    This is one of the summer releases that will be at the top of my list! Love Jane Green!

  4. June 12, 2015 7:36 am

    Jane Green novels are always a lot of fun!

  5. June 12, 2015 9:26 am

    This such a good book! I really enjoyed it. I always love a Jane Green novel – she writes the perfect beach reads!

  6. June 12, 2015 9:46 am

    I love Jane Green, get her new book every summer from the library. I was rejected for this one on NetGalley, so I hope to win. Thanks for making this a simple form! I’m giving away Blueprints right now by Barbara Delinsky. If you like Jane Green you’ll like her, too.

  7. Patty permalink
    June 12, 2015 10:45 am

    I did really love this one!

  8. June 12, 2015 2:06 pm

    Sounds like a good one and what a pretty cover.

  9. June 12, 2015 4:08 pm

    I’m in the mood for a summer novel by Jane Green. Wow! Crossing my fingers.:)

  10. June 12, 2015 10:02 pm

    I like to save Jane’s books for summer reads! My friend has lyme disease too.

  11. Karen B permalink
    June 13, 2015 1:41 pm

    Please remove my name. I just discovered I have an ARC from Goodreads! Thanks.

  12. June 15, 2015 12:04 am

    Fun giveaway!

  13. bookingmama permalink
    June 23, 2015 4:28 pm

    Fun book and giveaway!

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