#FRC2016 – AN ADDRESS IN AMSTERDAM by Mary Fillmore

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Course Title: Jewish Studies

Department: Historical Fiction

Description: Rachel Klein hopes she can ignore the Nazis when they roll into Amsterdam in May 1940. After working secretly for the Underground, she too is forced into hiding where she meets a man. An Address in Amsterdam shows that, even in the most hopeless situation, an ordinary young woman can make the choice to act with courage―and even love.

 

 

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#FRC2016 – WE ARE UNPREPARED by Meg Little Reilly

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The #FRC2016 is all about Survival Training this week. Grab your copy of the hit “climate fiction” debut We Are Unprepared by Meg Little Reilly. Find out what happens when the superstorm of the century threatens a rural town and a marriage.

We Are Unprepared is one of the hottest books of Fall #FRC2016WE ARE UNPREPAREDBY MEG LITTLE REILLY

Course Title: Survival Training

Department: Climate Fiction

Course Date: October 4

Description: Just months after settling into their new rural home, hipster Brooklyn couple Ash and Pia face an impending superstorm that splits their tight-knit community and exposes the cracks in their marriage.

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About the author

Meg Little Reilly previously worked for President Obama as deputy communications director for the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to that, she worked as a spokesperson at the US Department of the Treasury. She has been a communicator for the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and producer for Vermont Public Radio. A native of Vermont, she is a UVM graduate with deep ties around the state. She currently lives in the Boston area with her husband and two daughters.

#FRC2016 – EVERYTHING WE KEEP by Kerry Lonsdale

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This week’s course at BookSparks University for the 2016 Fall Reading Challenge is Funerals & Lies featuring Kerry Lonsdale’s book Everything We Keep. Are you reading along with the #FRC2016? 

 

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Course Title: Funerals & Lies

Department: Suspense

Course Date: September 27

Description:  A luminous debut with unexpected twists, Everything We Keepexplores the devastation of loss, the euphoria of finding love again, and the pulse-racing repercussions of discovering the truth about the ones we hold dear and the lengths they will go to protect us.

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About the author

Kerry Lonsdale believes life is more exciting with twists and turns, which may be why she enjoys dropping her characters into unexpected scenarios and foreign settings. She graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and is a founder of the Women’s Fiction Writers Association, an online community of authors located around the globe. She resides in Northern California with her husband, two children, and an aging golden retriever who’s convinced she’s still a puppy.

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#FRC2016 – BEHIND CLOSED DOORS by B. A. Paris

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The next #bingeread: Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris. This thrilling debut novel takes you inside the picture perfect marriage – successful husband, doting wife…but dark secrets lurk just behind the iron gate of their perfect home. Grab your copy and tag BookSparks in your review! 

 

Behind Closed Doors is one of the best books of Fall! #FRC2016BEHIND CLOSED DOORS BY B. A. PARIS

Course Title: ‘Til Deceit Do Us Part

Department: Psychological Thrillers

Course Date: September 20

Description: Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace – charming, elegant, enviable. But Jack and Grace are inseparable. She never answers the phone, meets you for coffee or leaves the house with anything. Can we ever truly know what goes on behind closed doors?

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About the author

B. A. Paris is from a Franco/Irish background. She was brought up in England and worked in London for three years before moving to Paris, where worked in corporate banking and as a trader in an international bank. After the birth of her first daughter, she became a stay-at-home mother and went on to have another three daughters. She spent four years in the Netherlands, where her fifth daughter was born. Returning to France, she decided to re-train as an English teacher and worked for some years in an international school and then at the Université de Marne la Vallée, teaching English to Architecture students. In 2009 she set up a language school with her husband and now teaches Business English in Paris.

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#FRC2016 – THE KEPT WOMAN by Karin Slaughter

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Welcome to BookSparks University’s 2016 Fall Reading Challenge!! This week’s course at BookSparks University, Forensic Sciences featuring The Kept Woman


The Kept Woman by Karin SlaughterTHE KEPT WOMAN
BY KARIN SLAUGHTER

Course Title: Forensic Sciences

Department: Psychological Thriller

Course Date: September 13

Description: The author of Pretty Girlsreturns with an electrifying, emotionally complex thriller that plunges its fascinating protagonist into the darkest depths of a mystery that just might destroy him.

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About the author

Karin Slaughter is the #1 internationally bestselling author of more than a dozen novels, including the Will Trent and Grant County series and the instant New York Times bestseller Cop Town. There are more than 35 million copies of her books in print around the world.

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