Announcing the Big Library Read - A Very Typical Family

Have you wanted to join a book club but can’t find the time to make it to a meeting? Check out the Big Library Read hosted by OverDrive!

From now through July 27, 2023, you can borrow an eBook or audiobook of A Very Typical Family by Sierra Godfrey through the OverDrive website or your Libby app. The title is available for immediate download - no holds list! As you’re reading, you can participate in a discussion board with readers from around the world.

Want to hear from the author, too? On July 20, 2023 at 11 AM PT, Sierra Godfrey will be joined by Liberty Hardy of Bookriot for a live interview and Q&A session, followed by a special reading from her new book, The Second Chance Hotel. Readers can register for free using this link.

OverDrive is also giving readers who share about Big Library Read on social media a chance to win! Simply use #biglibraryread on social media from July 13-27th to enter for a chance to win a prize pack including Beats Studio Buds, a signed copy of A Very Typical Family and a cool Libby mug. Winners will be selected on July 27, 2023. If you join in, we’d love to hear about it! Tag us on Facebook or Instagram and let us know that you’re part of the Big Library Read!

About A Very Typical Family

All families are messy. Some are disasters.

Natalie Walker is the reason her older brother and sister went to prison over 15 years ago. She fled California shortly after that fateful night and hasn't spoken to anyone in her family since. Now, on the same day her boyfriend steals her dream job out from under her, Natalie receives a letter from a lawyer saying her estranged mother has died and left the family's historic Santa Cruz house to her. Sort of. The only way for Natalie and her siblings to inherit is for all three adult children to come back and claim it—together.

Natalie drives cross-country to Santa Cruz with her willful cat in tow expecting to sign some papers, see siblings Lynn and Jake briefly, and get back to sorting out her life in Boston. But Jake, now an award-winning ornithologist, is missing. And Lynn, working as an undertaker in New York City, shows up with a teenage son. While Natalie and her nephew look for Jake—meeting a very handsome marine biologist who immediately captures her heart—she unpacks the guilt she has held onto for so many years, wondering how (or if) she can salvage a relationship with her siblings after all this time.

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