Annie Barrows, author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, on tour August 2009

Posted By on June 16, 2009

About the authors, Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer


Annie Barrows is the author of the children’s series Ivy and Bean, as well as The Magic Half. She lives in northern California.

Visit Annie’s website HERE.

Her aunt, Mary Ann Shaffer, who passed away in February 2008, worked as an editor, librarian, and in bookshops. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society was her first novel.

About The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society


*  Category: Fiction – Literary

* Format:  Trade Paperback, 304 pages

* On Sale: May 5, 2009

* Price: $14.00

* ISBN: 978-0-385-34100-4 (0-385-34100-8)

January 1946: writer Juliet Ashton receives a letter from a stranger, a founding member of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. And so begins a remarkable tale of the island of Guernsey during the German occupation, and of a society as extraordinary as its name.

Read an excerpt of the book HERE.

Book clubs can check out the Reader’s Guide HERE.

AND Enter the SWEEPSTAKES by July 31st for a chance to win a trip to Guernsey with five friends from your book club!

Annie Barrows TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS

Tuesday, August 4th:  Book Club Classics

Wednesday, August 5th:  Savvy Verse and Wit

Thursday, August 6th:  Maw Books

Monday, August 10th:  A Novel Menagerie

Tuesday, August 11th:  Brimful Curiousities

Wednesday, August 12th:  A Reader’s Journal

Thursday, August 13th:  As Usual, I Need More Bookshelves

Monday, August 17th:  Books and Movies

Thursday, August 20th:  Books on the Brain

Tuesday, August 25th:  A High and Hidden Place

Wednesday, August 26th:  Bookish Ruth

Thursday, August 27th:  A Lifetime of Books ** phone interview with the author!

Monday, August 31st:  She is Too Fond of Books


2 Responses to “Annie Barrows, author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, on tour August 2009”

  1. I would LOVE to be on this tour! I’ve had the book sitting on my shelf since I first heard about it. It looks at me so guiltily. I can’t take it anymore. Would love a spot if you have room.

  2. […] has generously offered 5 copies of the trade paperback of this book to give away as part of it’s TLC Book Tour.  Please leave a comment by Friday, August 28th for a chance to win.  If you’ve already read […]

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