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April 13, 2015

Today's Featured Title and Contest April 13, 2015

This Special Newsletter spotlights a book that releases on April 21st. Read more about it, and enter our Spring Preview Contest by Tuesday, April 14th at 11:59am ET for a chance to win one of five copies of THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD: A Memoir by Elizabeth Alexander. Please note that each contest is only open for 24 hours, so you will need to act quickly!

Today's Featured Book and Contest: THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD: A Memoir, by Elizabeth Alexander

In THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD, Elizabeth Alexander finds herself at an existential crossroads after the sudden death of her husband. Channeling her poetic sensibilities into a rich, lucid prose, Alexander tells a love story that is, itself, a story of loss. As she reflects on the beauty of her married life, the trauma resulting from her husband’s death, and the solace found in caring for her two sons, Alexander universalizes a very personal quest for meaning in the wake of loss.

THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD is at once an endlessly compelling memoir and a deeply felt meditation on the blessings of love, family, art and community. It is also a lyrical celebration of a life well-lived and a paean to the enduring gift of human companionship. For those who have loved and lost, or for anyone who cares what matters most, THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD is required reading.

THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD will be a Bets On title shortly after its release.

-Click here to read Elizabeth Alexander's bio.
-Click here to visit Elizabeth Alexander's official website.

-Connect with Elizabeth Alexander on Facebook and Twitter.

Click here to enter the contest by 11:59am ET on Tuesday, April 14th.
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