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Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke: This Book Nearly Broke Them

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BookTrib is partnering with Bookish to bring you more great content. National Best Friend Day is celebrated on June 8, and here at Bookish we are super excited about it. Some of our best friends are characters in books, but literary friendships can take another form: best friends who co-write. Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke know all about that. This pair of besties is responsible for bringing readers novels including The Good Widow and Girls’ Night Out, which will be available on July 24. Here, Liz and Lisa dish on how Girls’ Night Out tested their friendship and almost destroyed it. There’s no easy way to say this: We almost broke up last year. Our thirty-year friendship and nine-year writing relationship came to a roaring halt while writing our latest release, Girls’ Night Out, a…

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Kristan Higgins Picks Five Fictitious Sister Duos That are BFF Goals!

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BookTrib is partnering with Bookish to bring you more great content, including this article about Kristan Higgins! Kristan Higgins’ new novel released January 31, 2017 and Bookish caught up with the popular author to discuss sisters and her top five picks for the best sisters in books. Read on for more! There’s something indescribably special about the bond between sisters. Having a sister means having a built-in best friend, a second closet to steal (ahem, borrow) clothes from, and someone in your corner who will love and stand up for you. Author Kristan Higgins explores the sisterly bond in her new novel On Second Thought. Here, in honor of her book’s release, she shares her five favorite sister duos in fiction.…

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Summer Reading: Books for Firefly Evenings

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that fireflies are one of the best things about summer. They’re the beautiful glowy harbingers of lazy evenings that you stay outside to watch, even if the mosquitoes are getting at your ankles.    So, as summer dwindles down, let’s take a moment to appreciate one of nature’s most hypnotizing and lovely creatures! Well, actually, we’ll need more than a few moments, because we’ve picked out the perfect firefly-themed books for you to read during summer evenings before the season ends. Firefly Summer, Nan Rossiter (Kensington, July 26, 2016) This moving novel of love and loss is a really contemplative read that’s perfect for peaceful summer evenings. It tells the story of the four…

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