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Eowyn Ivey's first novel, The Snow Child, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in fiction and an international bestseller. Her newest novel To the Bright Edge of the World will be released August 2, 2016. Eowyn was raised in Alaska and continues to live there with her husband and two daughters.

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It’s official — my new novel To The Bright Edge of the World will be out August 2016! (I knew it was official when I saw it listed on the website of my favorite bookstore, Fireside Books in Palmer, AK. It can also be found on other book websites.)


To the Bright Edge of the World is being published by the same wonde...

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"In The Snow Child, a lonely married couple struggling to survive on a homestead meets a mysterious young girl living in the rugged wilderness of 1920s Alaska." ...More

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“We never know what is going to happen, do we? Life is always throwing us this way and that. That’s where the adventure is. Not knowing where you’ll end up or how you’ll fare. It’s all a mystery, and when we say any different, we’re just lying to ourselves. Tell me, when have you felt most alive?”
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“In my old age, I see that life itself is often more fantastic and terrible than the stories we believed as children, and that perhaps there is no harm in finding magic among the trees.”
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“She looked directly up into the northern lights and she wondered if those cold-burning spectres might not draw her breath, her very soul, out of her chest and into the stars.”
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Looks like our August genre will be literary/general fiction. Vote for your choice. Last day to vote will be Sunday, July 12.

The Snow Child The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey Eowyn Ivey
 
  4 votes, 50.0%

Cutting for Stone Cutting for Stone  by Abraham Verghese Abraham Verghese
 
  3 votes, 37.5%

Bel Canto Bel Canto by Ann Patchett Ann Patchett
 
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The Invisible Circus The Invisible Circus by Jennifer Egan Jennifer Egan
 
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Snowflower and the Secret Fan Snowflower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See Lisa See
 
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A Thousand Acres A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley Jane Smiley
 
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