Today is the release of Cathy Marie Buchanan's The Day the Falls Stood Still, a wonderful historical novel based in the real history of Niagara Falls, Ontario. My review will be up a little later today (quick preview: I loved it!) but for the moment here are a few interesting items about the book. Also, check out the sidebar for a chance to look inside the book, thanks to HarperCollins.
Cathy will be on a blog tour for the next month or so. She will be contributing a guest post here tomorrow, about her use of libraries in writing this heavily researched novel. Don't miss it! Here are her other stops, if you want to follow along with her essays and interviews:
08/21 & 08/25: Historical Novels
08/27 & 08/28: Peeking Between the Pages
08/31 & 09/01: The Burton Review
09/02: I Write in Books
09/03 & 09/04: Books Love Jessica Marie
09/08 & 09/09: Book Chatter & Other Stuff
09/08 & 09/11: Marta’s Meanderings
09/14: The Tome Traveler
09/16: Wonders & Marvels
09/17: Linus’ Blanket
09/18: Serendipitous Reading
09/21 & 09/22: Booking Mama
09/24: My Friend Amy’s Blog
09/25: Planet Books
Also, this book has been mentioned all over the place; it's listed in Elle magazine's September reading choices, and is a Historical Novel Society's Editor's Choice title. It's also the latest Barnes & Noble Recommends choice. Watch the interview with Cathy and B&N.
And watch this atmospheric trailer. Wow, beautiful.