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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The Toronto Star features Marilla of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables’ Marilla Cuthbert’s back story written by kindred spirit,” praises The Toronto Star:

“[B]estselling American author Sarah McCoy, whose new book, Marilla of Green Gables, builds the story of a young woman living in 1830s PEI who sacrifices love for family and commitment. It’s delightfully ‘tragical,’ as Anne Shirley loved to say…”

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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!