Mary Vensel White, author of The Qualities of Wood, on tour May/June 2014

Posted By on May 19, 2014

The Qualities of WoodAbout The Qualities of Wood

• Paperback: 320 pages
• Publisher: Authonomy (June 17, 2014)

When Betty Gardiner dies, leaving behind an unkempt country home, her grandson and his young wife take a break from city life to prepare the house for sale. Nowell Gardiner leaves first to begin work on his second mystery novel. By the time his wife Vivian joins him, a real mystery has begun: a local girl has been found dead in the woods behind the house. Even after the death is ruled an accident, Vivian can’t forget the girl, can’t ignore the strange behavior of her neighbors, or her husband. As Vivian attempts to put the house in order, all around her things begin to fall apart.

The Qualities of Wood is a stunning novel from an exciting new writer. Perfect for readers of Anne Tyler and Anita Shreve.

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Mary Vensel WhiteAbout Mary Vensel White

Mary Vensel White was born in LA and graduated from the University of Denver. She lived in Chicago for 5 years where she received her MA at DePaul University. Her short fiction has appeared in The Wisconsin Review and Foothilles Literary Journal. This is her first novel.

Find out more about Mary at her website, connect with her on Facebook, and follow her on Twitter.

Bookstore Events

Live in Southern California? Mary is visiting a bookstore near you!

Tuesday, June 17th at 7pm
Barnes & Noble in Irvine, CA
13712 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA 92602

Saturday, June 21st at 4pm
Vromans Bookstore in Pasadena, CA
695 E. Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91101

Mary’s Tour Stops

Sunday, May 4th: Read Her Like an Open Book – guest post

Wednesday, May 21st: The Ludic Reader

Thursday, May 22nd: Every Free Chance Book Reviews

Monday, May 26th: Read Her Like an Open Book – review

Monday, May 26th: Read Her Like an Open Book – interview

Tuesday, May 27th: Chaotic Compendiums

Wednesday, May 28th: Sincerely Stacie

Thursday, May 29th: Literary Lindsey

Monday, June 2nd: Books on the Table

Tuesday, June 3rd: Patricia’s Wisdom

Tuesday, June 10th: Mel’s Shelves

Wednesday, June 11th: A Book Geek

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