Here’s another book to add to your stack: Family Tree by Susan Wiggs. Set on a maple farm in rural Vermont, this novel is the perfect way to remember some of the best things about winter - maple syrup, baking, snowball fights and snow angels, time inside with family, and kisses from your beloved.
Successful cooking show producer Annie Rush returns to her family’s home in Switchback, Vermont after a tragic accident in Los Angeles. There, surrounded by her free-spirited brother, their divorced mother, and four young nieces and nephews, Annie slowly emerges into a world she left behind years ago: the place where she grew up, the people she knew before, the hometown boyfriend whose life has been filled with unexpected turns. And with the discovery of a cookbook her grandmother wrote in the distant past, Annie unearths an age-old mystery that might prove the salvation of the family farm.
If you aren’t a Susan Wiggs fan, this novel will convert you; if you are already a fan, why not get your book club involved in the fun? A new paperback edition of Family Tree just went on sale, and includes a discussion guide and a special essay from the author, making this a great pick for your next group read. Making this even more enticing: we’re running a sweepstakes offering one lucky winner the chance to Skype with Susan. The book club that wins will also receive copies of Family Tree for the whole group, as well as a buffet spread of Vermont foods to nosh on during your gathering.
Enter the sweepstakes before it closes on January 24th.