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End-of-the-Year Contest 2019

We are thrilled to announce a very special contest featuring Carol Fitzgerald’s Bookreporter.com Bets On picks from 2019. One Grand Prize winner will be awarded all 52 books, while 13 other winners will receive a selection of four of these titles.

Summer Reading 2019: July Prize Books

Summer is here! At Bookreporter.com, this means it's time for us to share some great summer book picks with our Summer Reading Contests and Feature. We are hosting a series of 24-hour contests for these titles on select days through August 23rd, so you will have to check the site each day to see the featured prize book and enter to win. We also are sending a special newsletter to announce the day's title, which you can sign up for here.

Week of May 13, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of May 13th include James Patterson’s TARGET: ALEX CROSS, which finds Alex Cross leading an investigation into a series of assassinations that runs so long and deep that a constitutional crisis occurs; AN UNWANTED GUEST, a twisty psychological thriller from Shari Lapena about a weekend retreat at a cozy mountain lodge that is supposed to be the perfect getaway...but when a storm hits, no one is getting away; ROBIN, New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff's definitive biography of Robin Williams --- a compelling portrait of one of America’s most beloved and misunderstood entertainers; and THE WOMAN IN THE WOODS by John Connolly, in which Private Investigator Charlie Parker is hired to track down the identity of a dead woman --- who apparently died in childbirth --- and her missing child.

My Ex-Best Friend’s Wedding by Wendy Wax

May 2019

MY EX-BEST FRIEND’S WEDDING by Wendy Wax was such a fun read for me. Most of the book is set on the Outer Banks, which was where our family vacationed for summers from 2001 to 2013, as well as for Christmas holidays and spring breaks. I loved the way that Wendy latched on to all the details that make the area so special. She layered in so many of the great places to visit --- and dine --- and captured its spirit so well. Just for that, the novel got high marks from me.