This week’s AuthorBuzz giveaway dives deep into the complexities of friendship and marriage. Katharine Weber and Amy Blumenfeld are giving away titles that will make you both feel and think a great deal. Don’t miss out!

Dear Reader,

I’m excited to tell you about my sixth novel! Duncan Wheeler’s car accident has left him paralyzed and haunted by a death. Why live? His desperate wife Laura brings home a helper monkey. Can she help Duncan adapt to this altered life? Or does she hold the key to his exit? Set in New Haven, Still Life With Monkey (Paul Dry Books) is the story of a marriage, and how the accident and this little monkey both affect their marriage, bonding them in new if bittersweet ways. The Kirkus starred review called it “stark and compelling…rigorously unsentimental yet suffused with emotion: possibly the best work yet from an always stimulating writer.”

I’m giving away 5 books! Write to me at [email protected] with “STILL LIFE giveaway” in the subject line for a chance to win one.

Katharine Weber



Dear Reader,

Twenty-five years ago, a group of ninth-graders produced a Saturday Night Live-style videotape to cheer up their ailing friend. On the silver anniversary of the tape, the friends reunite but nothing goes as planned and it leads to a weekend of moral dilemmas and life-altering choices.

Winner of the 2018 IPPY Gold Medal in Popular Fiction and International Book Award finalist for Best New Fiction, The Cast (Spark Press) explores the value of enduring friendships to buoy us with life and what happens when things play out differently than expected.

Kirkus Reviews calls The Cast “a deceptively simple tale that packs an emotional punch.” And USA Today bestselling author Emily Liebert says, “A dazzling debut…You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll relate. But, most of all, you’ll wish it would never end.”

Write to me at [email protected] for a chance to win 1 of 5 copies!

Amy Blumenfeld

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