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Bookmarked with Sarah McCoy: New Year, New Book Talk

Start the New Year right with NPR WSNC 90.5 FM’s Bookmarked with Sarah McCoy. Sarah defies her winter cold to bring readers soon-to-be-released recommendations including Mary Laura Philpott’s I Miss You When I Blink, Whitney Scharer’s The Age of Light, Pam Jenoff’s The Lost Girls of Paris, and Tara Conklin’s The Last Romantics. In addition, Sarah and co-host Jim Steele confess what classic novels they have yet to read but should! Last but not least on the discussion table is Bookmarks’ upcoming mega-party Moveable Feast on February 9-10, featuring 18 authors, including Winston-Salem’s own New York Times bestseller Sarah McCoy. All this and more!

Be sure not to miss next month’s Bookmarked with Sarah McCoy: 4th Thursdays (or capriciously) at 4:30pm ET.  

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Historical Novel Society Features Marilla of Green Gables

An Unsung Heroine’s Voice: Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy

This year marks the one hundred and tenth anniversary since Anne of Green Gables was first published.

While previous films and adaptations have focused on continuing Anne’s life or on the village of Avonlea, Marilla of Green Gables instead explores the background of Green Gables and the story of the first girl who grew up there: Marilla Cuthbert…”

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“Luscious Enough to Melt in the Mouth” Raves Historical Novel Society

Marilla of Green Gables receives rave review from lauded Historical Novel Society:

“… luscious enough to melt in the mouth. Moreover, McCoy’s Marilla is more in tune with modern sentiments about race, class, and social equality than the Anne books now are. This loving homage and poignant reinvention should be welcomed into the canon by long-time fans and powerful enough to draw new readers into the timeless and cherished stories of Anne and Avonlea.”

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Marilla of Green Gables is a “Fall Book to Read” for Outlander Fans

Marilla of Green Gables is a BookBub “Fall Books to Read If you Love Outlander” pick:

Sassenachs, rejoice! The end of another Droughtlander is almost upon us! The newest season of Outlander premieres November 4 on Starz, bringing to life Drums of Autumn, the fourth book in the bestselling series written by Diana Gabaldon. To tide you over until then, we’ve rounded up fall books like Outlander for the biggest Claire and Jamie fans…

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Woman’s World Magazine Book Club Pick

Marilla of Green Gables is a Woman’s World Magazine’s Book Club Pick:

🌟“Heartfelt charm and family drama make this a poignant page-turner.” 🌟

Alongside this season’s standouts John Grisham, Jasmine Guillory, and Julie Mulhern. On stands today!