Longing to pour a chilled glass of wine and gossip with your besties?

Blush by Jamie Brenner

From acclaimed author Jamie Brenner comes a stunning new novel about three generations of women who discover that the scandalous books of their past may just be the key to saving their family’s future.

“Books, wine, and female power prevail in Blush.” –Real Simple

“Jam-packed with outrageous drama, sexy passion, and dysfunctional family dynamics, Brenner’s delectable soap opera is the epitome of escapist reading pleasure. . . . Brenner starts with the clever concept of women bonding in a book group dedicated to ‘trashy’ novels and spins it into beach-reading gold.”  –Booklist

One of Real Simple’s Blockbuster Beach Reads That Are Quintessentially Summer ۰ Bustle’s 44 New Must-Read Books Out This June ۰ E! News’s 16 Books to Add to Your Reading List This June ۰ Good Morning America’s 27 Books for June ۰ Veranda’s 32 New Books You Don’t Want to Miss This Summer ۰ Frolic’s 25 Best Books of Summer 2021

Available in Hardcover, eBook, and Audio Editions.

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Bring Your Baggage and Don’t Pack Light: Essays by Helen Ellis

The bestselling author of American Housewife and Southern Lady Code returns with a viciously funny, deeply felt collection of essays on friendship among grown-ass women.

“As with everything written by the Alabama-born novelist who gave us Southern Lady Code, this collection of twelve essays is equal parts irreverent and poignant—a mirthful toast to friendship at middle age.”  —Southern Living

A PureWow Best Beach Read of 2021


Available July 13th in Hardcover, eBook, Audio, and Large Print Editions.


Where the Grass Is Green and the Girls Are Pretty: A Novel by Lauren Weisberger

From the bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada and When Life Gives You Lululemons comes a highly entertaining, sharply observed novel about sisters, their perfect lives . . . and their perfect lies.

“Goes down like an ice-cold guilty pleasure on a hot beach-reading day.”—USA Today

A Good Morning America Buzz Pick

Available in Hardcover, eBook, Audio, and Large Print Editions.

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Wendy, Darling by A.C. Wise

A lush, feminist re-imagining on what happened to Wendy after Neverland, for fans of Circe and The Mere Wife.

“A gorgeously imagined journey into the unfathomable depths of childhood myth.” —Kelly Robson, author of Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach

“Feminist twists and creeping dread abound in this intriguing retelling of Peter Pan”—Library Journal

Available in Paperback and eBook Editions.

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The Ugly Cry: A Memoir by Danielle Henderson

An uproarious, moving memoir about a grandmother’s ferocious love and redefining what it means to be family.

“Painfully good. I loved it.” –Jenny Lawson, bestselling author of Furiously Happy

“The Ugly Cry is the funniest memoir I have ever read. It is also achingly sad. And powerfully redemptive.” –Augusten Burroughs, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Running with Scissors

Available in Hardcover, eBook, and Audio Editions.

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Summer Fun: A Novel by Jeanne Thornton

From acclaimed author Jeanne Thornton, an epic, singular look at fandom, creativity, longing, and trans identity.

“The gorgeousness of Thornton’s writings help sustain the worlds she creates . . . That’s the kind of seductiveness these stories have. In reading them, you become strange and dreamy in the same way they are.”—Torrey Peters, author of Detransition, Baby

Coming July 27th!

Soon to Be Available in Hardcover and eBook Editions.

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  1. Holly Stover

    Can’t wait to read these!

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