Whistling Past the Graveyard was picked by Marian’s Library for their fall harvest of recommended reads. It’s an honor to be included with other great authors like Tom Franklin (whose The Tilted World, which he wrote with his wife, poet Beth Ann Fennelly, is a novel we’re anxiously awaiting), Jo Nesbo, Julie Kibler and the rest!
Whistling Past the Graveyard Heats up with Summer Reading Lists
Indiebound.org, is getting ready to release it’s July Indie Next List for bookseller-chosen titles, ranking some of the summer reads they are most looking forward to. Neil Gaiman (deservedly) takes the top spot, with Susan Crandall not far behind:
- The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman
- The Illusion of Separateness: A Novel, by Simon Van Booy
- Letters From Skye: A Novel, by Jessica Brockmole
- Lexicon: A Novel, by Max Barry
- The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells: A Novel, by Andrew Sean Greer
- Whistling Past the Graveyard: A Novel, by Susan Crandall
- Amy Falls Down: A Novel, by Jincy Willett
- Crime of Privilege: A Novel, by Walter Walker
- The Curiosity: A Novel, by Stephen Kiernan
- The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, by Daniel James Brown
- In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods: A Novel, by Matt Bell
- Sweet Salt Air: A Novel, by Barbara Delinsky
- Children of the Jacaranda Tree: A Novel, by Sahar Delijani
- Sisterland: A Novel, by Curtis Sittenfeld
- Cinnamon and Gunpowder: A Novel, by Eli Brown
- Loyalty: A Novel, by Ingrid Thoft
- The Resurrectionist: A Novel, by Matthew Guinn
- Fin and Lady: A Novel, by Cathleen Schine
- Imperfect Harmony: Finding Happiness Singing With Others, by Stacy Horn
- Instructions for a Heat Wave: A Novel, by Maggie O’Farrell
What summer reads are you looking forward to this year?
Whistling Past the Graveyard Makes the Grade for Another 2013 Summer Reading List
Whistling Past the Graveyard has been selected for the Turnrow 20 by Turn Row Book Company! Click to see the full list of Turn Row 20 summer reads as selected by Greenwood, Mississippi’s independent bookstore. Turn Row includes Whistling Past the Graveyard with nineteen other books they consider “the most epic, entertaining, shocking and insightful books we’ve been reading.”
Susan will be visiting Turn Row Book Company on July 9 to give a Whistling Past the Graveyard reading and book signing. We hope to see everyone in the Greenwood area there!
Whistling Past the Graveyard has been selected as a prestigious Okra Pick by the Southern Independent Bookseller’s Alliance!
What is an Okra Pick? Okra Picks are chosen by Southern Indie Booksellers each season as the upcoming southern titles they are most looking forward to hand selling. For more information visit sibaweb.com/okra.