Today we’ve teamed up with St. Martin’s Press to celebrate one of this year’s biggest hits, The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah. Described as the perfect pick for book clubs (complete with discussion questions on Kristin Hannah’s website), we’re giving you a chance to win a copy of the book today!
Readers never go to bed alone!
Thanks to our friends at St. Martin’s Press, we’re giving away a copy of The Great Alone, cozy socks, and a Tea Forte tea collection.
Giveaway open to US addresses only. Prizing and samples provided by St. Martin’s Press. Contest ends at midnight (PT) on Wednesday, July 4th.
So now then … here’s how to enter:
Are you in a book club?
My friends & I (usually) meet once a month at a local indie bookstore for our book club. We call it the “Young at Heart Book Club,” because we only choose YA books — but we’re all adults (though the club is open for anyone to attend, including teens … I think we just scare them all off? LOL!)
What about you? Tell us about YOUR book club in the comments below — or if you’re not in a book club, describe the perfect book club for you!
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Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: he will move his family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier.
Thirteen-year-old Leni, a girl coming of age in a tumultuous time, caught in the riptide of her parents’ passionate, stormy relationship, dares to hope that a new land will lead to a better future for her family. She is desperate for a place to belong. Her mother, Cora, will do anything and go anywhere for the man she loves, even if means following him into the unknown.
At first, Alaska seems to be the answer to their prayers. In a wild, remote corner of the state, they find a fiercely independent community of strong men and even stronger women. The long, sunlit days and the generosity of the locals make up for the Allbrights’ lack of preparation and dwindling resources.
But as winter approaches and darkness descends on Alaska, Ernt’s fragile mental state deteriorates and the family begins to fracture. Soon the perils outside pale in comparison to threats from within. In their small cabin, covered in snow, blanketed in eighteen hours of night, Leni and her mother learn the terrible truth: they are on their own. In the wild, there is no one to save them but themselves.
In this unforgettable portrait of human frailty and resilience, Kristin Hannah reveals the indomitable character of the modern American pioneer and the spirit of a vanishing Alaska—a place of incomparable beauty and danger. The Great Alone is a daring, beautiful, stay-up-all-night story about love and loss, the fight for survival, and the wildness that lives in both man and nature.
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Kristin Hannah is the New York Times bestselling author more than twenty novels. A former lawyer turned writer, she is the mother of one son and lives with her husband in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii.