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Book-of-the-Week Winners: The Angel Makers

Last week we featured The Angel Makers, by Jessica Gregson, as our Book-of-the-Week title, and we’re pleased to announce the winners. Congratulations to: Pamela Cook (@justwritetoday) Amanda DeMarco (@Readuxreads) Wendy Chen (@wendywchen) To claim your free copy, please email us at the following address: winners [at] If you’d like to be eligible for future giveaways, please visit our Twitter Page and “follow” us!

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Book of the Week: The Angel Makers, by Jessica Gregson

This week’s feature is Jessica Gregson’s debut novel, The Angel Makers. Originally published in 2007 in the United Kingdom by PaperBooks, the novel has been released this week in the U.S. by independent publisher Soho Press, which specializes in literary fiction and international crime series. Gregson is also the author of The Ice Cream Army (PaperBooks, 2009). She currently lives is Glasgow, Scotland, where she is working towards her PhD in International Development at Glasgow University. In the opening of her recent review of this book, Contributor Cyan James writes: Time for an embarrassingly personal admission: while reading Jessica Gregson’s […]

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The Angel Makers, by Jessica Gregson

Ever wish your problems would disappear? Jessica Gregson’s history-laced debut (released this week in the U.S. by Soho Press) follows a village of Hungarian women who “make angels” of abusive husbands. But it doesn’t end there. Yank on your rain boots and follow her into a complicated rural wasteland for a bracing read.