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June 16: Emily Carpenter on THE WEIGHT OF LIES (co-hosted by Tamara Welch @rockstar1023)
A Southern Gothic family drama, Carpenter’s second novel is set on a remote Georgia island and calls to mind cult horror stories like Stephen King’s Carrie and V.C. Andrews’ Flowers in the Attic.
July 7: Patti Callahan Henry on THE BOOKSHOP AT WATER’S END
Two friends known as the “Summer Sisters” reunite at a river house to uncover long-buried secrets.
August 4: J.C. Sasser & Bren McClain on GRADLE BIRD
These friends and writing partners pair up to talk about their processes, debut novels and Sasser’s Gradle Bird, which has her being compared to Flannery O’Connor, Faulkner and Carson McCullers.