Meet the Editor Good for Book Clubs

The Editor-Model Hybrid Is Born: Posing For Jean Plaidy Covers with Editor Heather Lazare

“What’s up with all the headless women?” As an editor, the last thing you think anyone is going to say to you is, “Hey, do you want to be the model for a few book jackets?” But when our jacket designer needed more photos for the repackaged Jean Plaidy series, she realized she had the funds to hire the photographer but not a model; and thus the editor-model hybrid was born.

Fan Favorites Good for Book Clubs

Five Myths on How Men Approach Marriage

A woman tells her friends she’s engaged and there are celebrations in the streets. My congratulations! A man tells his friends and we roll out the funeral procession. My condolences. Somewhere along the way, marriage and masculinity became mutually exclusive. Maybe it’s always been that way, but I don’t buy it.

Fan Favorites Good for Book Clubs

Readers Love Wedlock by Wendy Moore

Mary Eleanor Bowes, Countess of Strathmore, makes even the most shocking story of today’s socialites look tame by comparison. A favorite of book groups and historical fiction fans alike, Wedlock is the true story of the disastrous marriage and remarkable divorce of one of 18th-century England’s richest, most free-wheeling heiresses.