Atria Book Club Bites by Randy Susan Meyers
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Find your group’s next great read with Atria Book Club Bites: a free sampling of ten books guaranteed to feed your discussion.

Great books, dear friends, and fascinating conversation are the key ingredients in any book club. To help you decide what to read next, dip into Atria Book Club Bites: a free sampling of ten books guaranteed to feed your discussion. You’ll find excerpts from:

The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
The Comfort of Lies by Randy Susan Meyers
The Book of Lost Fragrances by M.J. Rose
The Mapmaker’s War by Ronlyn Domingue
The Best of Us by Sarah Pekkanen
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
Heart Like Mine by Amy Hatvany
The Edge of the Earth by Christina Schwarz
Bird of Paradise by Raquel Cepeda
Out With It by Katherine Preston

Whether your club enjoys contemporary women’s fiction, stories with moral and ethical dilemmas, or a fascinating memoir, we’ve got a great book guaranteed to get you talking.

About Randy Susan Meyers

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Randy Susan Meyers is the author of The Murderer’s Daughters, a finalist for the Massachusetts Book Award, named a “Must Read Book” and one of the “2011 Ten Best Works of Fiction” by the Massachusetts Center for the Book. Her writing is informed by her work with abusers and victims of domestic violence, as well as her experience with youth impacted by street violence. Meyers is a founding member of Beyond the Margins, a multi-writer site dedicated to the craft of writing and the business of publishing. She is also a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and has recently coauthored the guide What to Do Before Your Book Launch with writer M.J. Rose. She lives with her husband in Boston, where she teaches for the Grub Street Writer’s Center. M.J. Rose is the international bestselling author of thirteen novels, one of which (The Reincarnationist) was the basis of the television series Past Lives. She is a founding board member of International Thriller Writers and the founder of the first marketing company for authors: She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut. Ronlyn Domingue is the author of The Mapmaker’s War and The Mercy of Thin Air, which was published in ten languages. She lives in Louisiana with her partner, Todd Bourque. Connect with her on, Facebook, and Twitter. Sarah Pekkanen is the internationally bestselling author of The Opposite of Me, Skipping a Beat, These Girls, and The Best of Us as well as a series of linked short stories for ereaders. Her work has been published in numerous magazines and newspapers. She lives with her family, including a rescue dog and cat, in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Jodi Picoult is the author of nineteen novels, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers Sing You Home, House Rules, Handle With Care, Change of Heart, Nineteen Minutes, and My Sister’s Keeper. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children. Visit her website at William Kent Krueger is the award-winning author of thirteen novels in the Cork O’Connor mystery series, including Trickster’s Point and Tamarack County. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Visit his website at Amy Hatvany is the author of Best Kept Secret, Outside the Lines, The Language of Sisters, and Heart Like Mine. She lives in Seattle with her family. Raquel Cepeda is an award-winning journalist, cultural activist, and documentary filmmaker. A former magazine editor, her byline has appeared in The Village Voice,, the Associated Press, and many others. Cepeda directed and produced Bling: A Planet Rock, the critically acclaimed documentary about American hip-hop culture’s obsession with diamonds. She lives with her husband, a writer and TV producer, daughter, and son in her beloved New York City. Christina Schwarz is the author of three previous novels, including the Oprah Book Club pick Drowning Ruth. Born and raised in rural Wisconsin, she lives in Southern California. Katherine Preston is a writer, public speaker, and a regular contributor to Psychology Today. Raised in England, she currently lives in San Francisco. Find out more at
Published June 4, 2013 by Atria Books. 185 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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