March 6, 2015

We’re excited to announce that Random House has been kind enough to give The Book Hookup one advanced readers PRINT copy of Sara Gruen’s upcoming book At the Water’s Edge. This is an actual PRINT book, not an ebook, and the giveaway will be open INTERNATIONALLY.

Having read Water for Elephants & Ape House, I’m already a huge fan of Sara’s and when I first heard that her next book was going to be set in Scotland I was beyond excited.   All things Scottish seem to be all the rage lately and this book looks right up my alley.  I’m super excited to start reading and look forward to giving one of you the opportunity to get At the Water’s Edge ahead of it’s release date.

To enter, just scroll down to the bottom of the page and follow the entry instructions. Best of luck to everyone!

Title: At the Water’s Edge
Author: Sara Gruen
Setting: Scotland
Release Date: March 31, 2015
After embarrassing themselves at the social event of the year in high society Philadelphia on New Year’s Eve of 1942, Maddie and Ellis Hyde are cut off financially by Ellis’s father, a former army Colonel who is already embarrassed by his son’s inability to serve in WWII due to his being colorblind. To Maddie’s horror, Ellis decides that the only way to regain his father’s favor is to succeed in a venture his father attempted and very publicly failed at: he will hunt the famous Loch Ness monster and when he finds it he will restore his father’s name and return to his father’s good graces (and pocketbook). Joined by their friend Hank, a wealthy socialite, the three make their way to Scotland in the midst of war. Each day the two men go off to hunt the monster, while another monster, Hitler, is devastating Europe. And Maddie, now alone in a foreign country, must begin to figure out who she is and what she wants. The novel tells of Maddie’s social awakening: to the harsh realities of life, to the beauties of nature, to a connection with forces larger than herself, to female friendship, and finally, to love.

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About the Author: Sara Gruen is the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Water for Elephants, Ape House, Riding Lessons, and Flying Changes. Her works have been translated into forty-three languages, and have sold more than ten million copies worldwide. Water for Elephants was adapted into a major motion picture starring Reese Witherspoon, Rob Pattinson, and Christoph Waltz in 2011.

She lives in Western North Carolina with her husband and three sons, along with their dogs, cats, horses, birds, and the world’s fussiest goat.

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