excited that THE FEVER paperback by Megan
Abbott releases today and that I get to share the news!
haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author Megan Abbott, be sure to
check out all the details below.
May 12, 2015
Little, Brown and Company
unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community
in a seemingly idyllic suburban community.
close-knit. Tom is a popular teacher, father of two teens: Eli, a hockey star
and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their seeming
stability, however, is thrown into chaos when Deenie’s best friend is struck by
a terrifying, unexplained seizure in class. Rumors of a hazardous outbreak
spread through the family, school and community.
and contagion swell, a series of tightly held secrets emerges, threatening to
unravel friendships, families and the town’s fragile idea of security.
story about guilt, family secrets and the lethal power of desire, The Fever
affirms Megan Abbot’s reputation as “one of the most exciting and original
voices of her generation” (Laura Lippman).
latest, The Fever,
which was chosen as one of the Best Books of the Summer by the New York
Times, People Magazine and Entertainment Weekly and
one of the Best Books of the Year by Amazon, National Public Radio, the Boston
Globe and the Los Angeles Times.
Guardian, Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times Magazine, The Believer and
the Los Angeles Review of Books.
and received her Ph.D. in English and American literature from New York
University. She has taught at NYU, the State University of New York and the New
School University. In 2013-14, she served as the John Grisham Writer in
Residence at Ole Miss.
Masculinity in Hardboiled Fiction and Film Noir, and the editor of A Hell of a
Woman, an anthology of female crime fiction. She has been nominated
for many awards, including three Edgar® Awards, Hammett Prize, the Shirley
Jackson Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Folio Prize.
will receive a paperback copy of THE FEVER! US Only.
22nd at Midnight EST!