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Contact an author

If your book club is interested in speaking with one of our authors, please follow the instructions below:

Click on the author name to send an email.

Please include the following information in your email to the author:

  • Your Name
  • Your Skype Name (not required, but is preferred when speaking with authors abroad)
  • 3 possible 30 minute timeslots to for the call-in (date, time, and time zone)
  • Brief description of your reading group: number of members, how often you meet, what books or genres your group most enjoys reading or anything you think the author would like to know to help make the discussion interesting and exciting.

Reading Group Requirements:

  • A speakerphone should be available for the call-in
  • Group is encouraged to have at least 8 members present
  • Your reading group must reside in the U.S. or Canada

*Call-ins are subject to author availability


Karen Dukess, author of The Last Book Party
Email Karen at [email protected]

Sharon Guskin, author of The Forgetting Time
Email Sharon at [email protected]

Ruth Wariner, author of The Sound of Gravel
Email Ruth at [email protected]

Carly Simon, author of Boys in the Trees
Email [email protected]

Sheila Nevins, author of You Don’t Look Your Age
Email [email protected]

Caroline Angell, author of All the Time in the World
Email Caroline at [email protected]

Lauren Francis-Sharma, author of ‘Til the Well Runs Dry
Email Lauren at [email protected] 

Joshua Max Feldman, author of The Book of Jonah
Email Joshua at [email protected] 

Chevy Stevens, author of Never Knowing
Contact Chevy on her site at 

Rae Meadows, author of I Will Send Rain
Email Rae at [email protected]

Lauren Willig, author of The Ashford Affair
Email Lauren at [email protected]

Louis Bayard, author of Roosevelt’s Beast and The School of Night
Email Louis at [email protected] 

Bo Caldwell, author of City of Tranquil Light
Email Bo at [email protected]

Lynne Griffin, author of Life Without Summer
Email Lynne at [email protected]

Kristin Hannah, author of Winter Garden and Firefly Lane
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Michelle Huneven, author of Blame
Email Michelle at [email protected]

Sandra Dallas, author of Prayers for Sale and The Bride’s House
Email Sandra at [email protected]

Sara Poole, author of Poison
Email Sara at [email protected]

Naomi Ragen, author of The Tenth Song
Email Naomi at [email protected]

Sheila Roberts, author of On Strike for Christmas
Click here to contact Sheila

Lynn Shepherd, author of Murder at Mansfield Park
Email Lynn at [email protected] 

Julia Spencer-Fleming, author of The Clare Fergusson and Russ Van Alstyne Mysteries

Email Julia at [email protected]

Lisa Kleypas, author of Crystal Cove and The Friday Harbor series
Email Lisa at [email protected]

Wendy Lesser, author of Why I Read
Email Wendy at [email protected] (please include “WHY I READ” in the subject header)

Mary Kay Zuravleff, author of Man Alive!
Email Mary Kay at [email protected] and visit for more information about the author.

Zach Anner, author of If at Birth You Don’t Succeed
Email Zach at [email protected].