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A worthy successor: The Hopefuls

Full disclosure: I received a copy of this book from Penguin Random House of Canada in exchange for an honest review.

Today we’re looking at much lighter fare than the other day. 398 more words

Retail politics and middle America charm give The Hopefuls solid, though cliched footing as a summer read

The Hopefuls
By Jennifer Close
Bond Street Books
320 pp; $29.95

Yes we can. Let’s talk about a summer fiction release without employing the words “beach read.” 937 more words


'The Hopefuls' Is a Timely Look at Political Power Couples

When I snagged an advance copy of Jennifer Close’s The Hopefuls at BEA this year, I wasn’t sure that a political novel—albeit a funny one—was going to be high on my summer reading list. 1,019 more words


The Hopefuls

Author: Jennifer Close          
Publisher: Knopf
Genre: Fiction
Source: BEA 2016

Goodreads: When Beth arrives in Washington, D.C., she hates everything about it: the confusing traffic circles, the ubiquitous Ann Taylor suits, the humidity that descends each summer. 191 more words

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