I was very excited to receive a copy of The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry from Book Club Girl.
The synopsis from The Lace Reader website:
Every gift has a price...
Every piece of lace has a secret...
"My name is Towner Whitney, no, that's not exactly true. My real first name is Sophya. Never believe me. I lie all the time..."
Towner Whitney, the self-confessed unreliable narrator of The Lace Reader, hails from a family of Salem women who can read the future in the patterns in lace, and who have guarded a history of secrets going back generations, but the disappearance of two women brings Towner home to Salem and the truth about the death of her twin sister to light. The Lace Reader is a mesmerizing, tale which spirals into a world of secrets, confused identities, lies and half-truths where the reader quickly finds it's nearly impossible to separate fact from fiction, but as Towner Whitney points out early on in the novel, "There are no accidents."
This book is unique. It's intriguing. It has interesting stories and colorful characters. It makes you feel, think and wonder all at the same time. And you get pieces of American history regarding Salem rolled into the story. I was drawn into the story from the beginning and was entralled the whole way through. I truly don't know how to describe this book any more than that without giving away it's secrets, it's appeal. I think this will be a big hit this year and lots of people will be talking about it for a long time. It will make a great book club read and there's already discussion questions!
Thanks again to Book Club Girl and publisher William Morrow for giving me a copy.
To share, I am going to give this book away!
Ways to enter:
1. Comment here and receive an entry for the giveaway.
2. Blog about the book and giveaway and receive 5 bonus entries (you'll need to link the blog entry in the comments on this post).
Notes: Please make sure I have a way to contact you if you win. Entries will be received until midnight on Tuesday, August 5th and I'll announce the winner the next day. Only open to folks in the US and Canada.
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