Enter to Win a copy of SHELTER ME by Juliette Fay

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Fiction Readers Online Book Club: Connect with Avon A fiction authors and learn about their new book releases! Avon A will give away copies of our reading group picks each month for you to read and review. At Avon A we take pride in our book club picks and we are excited for you to help us spread the love!

Announcing… Fiction Readers' newest pick:

**SHELTER ME by Juliette Fay**

In the tradition of Marisa de los Santos and Anne Tyler comes a moving debut about a young mother's year of heartbreak, loss, and forgiveness…and help that arrives from unexpected sources. Four months after her husband's death, Janie LaMarche remains undone by grief and anger. Her mourning is disrupted, however, by the unexpected arrival of a builder with a contract to add a porch onto her house. Stunned, Janie realizes the porch was meant to be a surprise from her husband-now his last gift to her.

As the porch takes shape, Janie discovers that the unknowable terrain of the future is best navigated with the help of others-even those we least expect to call on, much less learn to love.

SHELTER ME was chosen as a Target Book Club pick and is on the INDIE NEXT list. Here is an example of what people are saying about this heartwarming debut:

"What a gorgeous paradox of a book: a deep, thoughtful exploration of a young mother's first year of widowhood that is as much a page-turner as any thriller. The translucent beauty of the writing and the sheer humanity of the characters pulled me along, often more quickly than I wanted to go. If it were up to me, I'd still be in the company of prickly, magnificent Janie and the people she loves."

  • - Marisa de los Santos, New York Times bestselling author of Belong To Me

The Fiction Readers group has 15 copies of SHELTER ME to provide to members for reviews. For a chance to receive a free book to write a review, please send a request to Fiction Readers Moderator with the book title in the subject line and your mailing address in the body of the message. Requests must be submitted by February 23rd.  Books can only be mailed within the United States.

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