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Writers & Lovers by Lily King
Literary fiction

Writers & Lovers

We're proud to feature this #ReadWithJenna book club pick.

by Lily King

Quick take

From the author of Euphoria, an intimate introspective of an aspiring writer who's tangled in love with two men.

Good to know

  • Forbidden love

  • Cerebral

  • Love triangle

  • Millennial

Why I love it

How long should you hold onto dreams that just won’t become realities? Can you really have a great love and a fulfilling career? In Lily King’s new novel, we meet our protagonist, Casey Peabody, at a moment in life when she must face her future head-on—and finally answer these questions.

After the unexpected death of her beloved mother, Casey moves back to her college stomping grounds in Cambrid...


Blindsided by her mother's sudden death, and wrecked by a recent love affair, Casey Peabody has arrived in Massachusetts in the summer of 1997 without a plan. Her mail consists of wedding invitations and final notices from debt collectors. A former child golf prodigy, she now waits tables in Harvard Square and rents a tiny, moldy room at the side of a garage where she works on the novel she's been...


Get an early look from the first pages of Writers & Lovers.

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March 2020