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End-of-the-Year Contest 2016

Congratulations to the winners of our 2016 End-of-the-Year Contest! One Grand Prize winner received all 40 of Carol Fitzgerald's Bets On picks from 2016, while eight others won a selection of five of these titles. You can see all the winners below, along with 2016's Bets On selections.

Summer Reading 2016

All summer long, we at have been sharing some great summer book picks with our Summer Reading Feature. While our series of 24-hour contests have ended, we encourage you to take a look at our featured titles for some sizzling summer reading ideas.

- Click here to see the winners of our 2016 Summer Reading Contests.

The Girls by Emma Cline

An indelible portrait of girls, the women they become, and that moment in life when everything can go horribly wrong, this stunning first novel is perfect for readers of Jeffrey Eugenides’ THE VIRGIN SUICIDES and Jennifer Egan’s A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD.

The Girls by Emma Cline

June 2016

THE GIRLS by Emma Cline is set in Northern California at the end of the '60s. The protagonist is Evie Boyd, a lonely teenager drawn to a group of girls who hang out in her town, frolicking and living life with reckless abandon. She is particularly enamored of Suzanne, an older aloof girl. She follows these women into their world, which is a cult where they are led by a charismatic leader on a ranch on the outskirts of town. Swept up, she longs to be part of them, but is too naive to notice that things are spinning wildly out of control and an act of violence is about to unravel her newfound life.

Week of May 8, 2017

Paperback releases for the week of May 8th include Emma Cline's debut novel and instant bestseller, THE GIRLS, an indelible portrait of girls, the women they become, and that moment in life when everything can go horribly wrong; NIGHT SCHOOL, in which Lee Child takes readers back to 1996, when Jack Reacher, who is still in the army, teams up with an FBI agent and a CIA analyst to prevent an epic act of terrorism from occurring; PAUL McCARTNEY: The Life, the definitive Paul McCartney biography, written with his approval by biographer Philip Norman; and VALIANT AMBITION by Nathaniel Philbrick, a surprising account of the middle years of the American Revolution, and the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.