The starred review in Library Journal said of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, “This marvelous debut novel, sure to have book club appeal, is highly recommended for all collections. ”  Well, we agree.  We’ve chosen this as our Featured Reading Group Guide of the month.  Can’t get enough of Guernsey?  Check out the official website for audio excerpts, a listing of author events, author bios and more.  Oh, and we have a video too!


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Discussing Guernsey

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  • […] If you aren’t yet familiar with this book, you need to be. The little book that could, it has proven to be a powerhouse, delighting us all with several weeks spent on the New York Times best seller list. Now available in paperback, it makes a great addition to any book group. Visit the website for more information (and a recipe for potato peel pie, if you dare). Also check out our previous blog post. […]

  • I would love to read this book as summer is ending. It seems to include a poignancy based on its setting, hope based on the friendships forged in the club, and fulfillment based on the potato peel recipe, which I hope is detailed.
    I think it would be refreshing and satisfying to read a book that has literary merit and the love of reading at its core instead of mysteries, violence, vampires, and/or Ponzi scheme.
    I love to win contests! I hope I win! Thanks for offering this prize in a raffle.

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