When it was first self-published, Brunonia Barry's hauntingly beautiful novel set in Salem, MA become a book group darling. When the hardcover came out last year, it was embraced by readers everywhere and now that it's on sale in paperback today, The Lace Reader is sure to become a reading group bestseller for months to come. Told from the perspective of self-proclaimed unreliable narrator Towner Whitney, the novel begins with her return hom to Salem and the disappearance of two women. Events are set into motion which will reveal the truth of Towner's twin sister years earlier.
You can browse inside the Lace Reader, check out the reading guide and also download some fun things from Brunonia's website -- including tile ads for your blog, stationery, and t-shirt iron-ons (to wear on your next trip to Salem perhaps?). If you're in the New England area, be sure to look for the Lace Reader trolley tour in Salem, which is not to be missed. And look for her on tour near you this fall!