Book Spotlight & Giveaway: Eight Hundred Grapes

Top Five Reasons This Looks Like a Great Summer Read:

1. Stories about family secrets are always fun puzzles to solve.
2. A vineyard is the perfect summery setting.
3. Family is important and complicated.
4. Who wouldn't want a book vacation to Sonoma?
5. Glamour Magazine has declared it one of the best books of the summer.

P.S. - Aimee will be reviewing this one later in the summer. Be sure to follow us on twitter or like us on Facebook so you don't miss out on her thoughts.

There are secrets you share, and secrets you hide…
Growing up on her family’s Sonoma vineyard, Georgia Ford learned some important secrets. The secret number of grapes it takes to make a bottle of wine: eight hundred. The secret ingredient in her mother’s lasagna: chocolate. The secret behind ending a fight: hold hands.

But just a week before her wedding, thirty-year-old Georgia discovers her beloved fiancé has been keeping a secret so explosive, it will change their lives forever.

Georgia does what she’s always done: she returns to the family vineyard, expecting the comfort of her long-married parents, and her brothers, and everything familiar. But it turns out her fiancé is not the only one who’s been keeping secrets…

We have one copy of Eight Hundred Grapes to give away to our readers. This giveaway is open to residents of the US. You must be 18+ years of age to win. Reading Lark is not responsible for prize delivery; the publisher will be sending out the book.

The giveaway runs from June 15-22. Winner will be notified via email on June 23.


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  2. I loved this novel - my book group is reading it now. perfect summer read!

  3. I love a family mystery! This sounds like a great summer read. I'd love to win it.

  4. I love family secrets and the setting sounds awesome. I'm also considering this book for my next book club choice (in July) and I'd like a paper copy for myself. Thanks!

  5. Family Secrets and puzzles? Yes, please!

  6. I've been reading so many good things about this book online -- so many readers and critics enjoyed this read -- that I trust my own first impression of the work and plan to pursue my interest by reading this ASAP. Thanks for the opportunity to win and for featuring this seemingly delightful new release! Cheers, Kara S


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