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9 Beach Reads that Seriously Deliver on the Sisterhood Vibes

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summer books about sisterhood

From the waves to the romance, we love a good beach read here at BookTrib. And while true beach reads tend to have certain things in common (compelling relationships, family drama, a lake or an ocean visit), this year we’ve noticed a more specific trend: sisters and sisterhood. It seems like almost every beach read we reach for this year is grappling with some aspect of sisterhood – including a long-lost sister returning, estranged sisters rediscovering their bond, or close sisters who find their relationships changing with time. No matter what the premise is, these summer books are all about how sisters can influence each other’s lives forever. Expect heartfelt, family-driven reads proving that important relationships can come in all…

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Video: Missed It? Interview with Camille Pagán and Life and Other Near Death Experiences

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Libby Miller has always been an unwavering optimist—but when her husband drops a bomb on their marriage the same day a doctor delivers devastating news, she realizes her rose-colored glasses have actually been blinding her. With nothing left to lose, she abandons her life in Chicago for the clear waters and bright beaches of the Caribbean for what might be her last hurrah. Despite her new sunny locale, her plans go awry when she finds that she can’t quite outrun the past or bring herself to face an unknowable future. Every day of tropical bliss may be an invitation to disaster, but with her twin brother on her trail and a new relationship on the horizon, Libby is determined to…

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Video: Missed It? Interview with Randy Susan Meyers, Author of Accidents of Marriage

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ACCIDENTS OF MARRIAGE From the bestselling author of The Comfort of Lies, an engrossing look at the darker side of a marriage—and at how an ordinary family responds to an extraordinary crisis. Maddy is a social worker trying to balance her career and three children. Years ago, she fell in love with Ben, a public defender, drawn to his fiery passion, but now he’s lashing out at her during his periodic verbal furies. She vacillates between tiptoeing around him and asserting herself for the sake of their kids—which works to keep a fragile peace—until the rainy day when they’re together in the car and Ben’s volatile temper gets the best of him, leaving Maddy in the hospital fighting for her life.…

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Live Interview with Laura Caldwell, Author of The Dog Park – Special Promo for your dog!

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Special offers brought to you by Share a funny story about your dog in the  comments area below to enter to win this cool  box of dog swag:   Enjoy The Dog Park in eBook format provided by bookshout! at a special discount for BookTrib members. This discount is available for a limited time. You can access your eBook on the web, from your smartphone or tablet.  For a direct link,  text BOOKTRIB  to 67076.Texting is within the US only.  THE DOG PARK A couple’s best friend?  Stylist Jessica Champlin knows it takes more than a darling goldendoodle to save a marriage. She and her ex-husband, investigative journalist Sebastian Hess, had too many irreconcilable differences for even their beloved dog, Baxter, to heal. So…

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