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A Talbots Summer Book Club Special Contest readers know that we're all about spreading a love of reading, and we're always eager to introduce you to reading programs across the country that catch our eye. Talbots, the nationally renowned womenswear retailer, is hosting a summer-long book club event to get shoppers (and readers!) to share books they love and discover new ones.

In partnership with Talbots, we gave away a fabulous grand prize --- a $250 Talbots gift card and a bundle of books. Congratuations to Joyce from Wellington, FL for being our grand prize winner!

Week of May 27, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of May 27th include LONG ROAD TO MERCY, the opening installment in David Baldacci’s series starring Atlee Pine, an FBI agent with special skills who must confront a new threat…and an old nightmare; PAUL SIMON: The Life, an intimate, candid and definitive biography written with Paul Simon’s full participation --- but without his editorial control --- by acclaimed biographer and music writer Robert Hilburn; TEAR IT DOWN, the fourth entry in Nick Petrie's series featuring Iraq war veteran Peter Ash, who pursues one case --- and stumbles into another --- in the City of the Blues; and Todd Fisher’s poignant memoir, MY GIRLS, a revelatory and touching tribute to the lives of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds written by the person who knew them best.