Archive for the ‘The Map of True Places’ Category

Join me at the Big Book Getaway on Feb 21-22, 2014

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

February 21-22, 2014

The Big Book Getaway


Mohegan Sun Hotel, Uncasville, CT 06382

I’ll discuss my novels, take questions,and sign books. Celebrate with hundreds of other book lovers! You’ll hear presentations by Debbie Macomber, Sarah Addison Allen, P.J. O’Rourke, Pete Hamill, Eloisa James, Charlotte Rogan and even Dr. Ruth Westheimer! There will also be panel discussions on genres including romance, biography, military, fiction, theater, travel, cooking, memoir, spiritualism, history and many other topics.

FYI: This is a paid event. For tickets and more info go to:

May is e-Book Bonanza Month!

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

@BookClubGirl’s e-Book Bonanza is back with 12 great $2.99 e-books 4 book clubs + author podcasts!

Book of the Week: The Map of True Places

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

I am delighted that Authors Examiner just picked The Map of True Places as their Book of the Week Pick.  With over 6 million visitors a month,  this site is very influential and I’m very grateful they chose my book. You can read what they had to say about Map here.


The Map of True Places by Brunonia Barry

EVENT: Book Signing Thursday, May 26th

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

If you’re attending Book Expo America (BEA) in NYC this week, please stop by my signing on Thursday, May 26th from 11 to 11:30 AM. I’ll be signing at Table #9. I hope to see you there.

The Map of True Places by Brunonia Barry

EVENT: This Saturday, May 21st

Friday, May 20th, 2011

I’ll be doing a reading of The Map of True Places and signing books at the Salem Athenaeum on Saturday, May 21st at 2PM. The address is 337 Essex St. in Salem, MA. Hope to see you there.

The Map of True Places by Brunonia Barry

“The Map of True Places” Hits the Bestseller List

Monday, April 11th, 2011

The paperback version of “The Map of True Places” hit the Massachusetts South Shore Fiction Bestseller list.

The Map of True Places by Brunonia Barry
The Map of True Places by Brunonia Barry

Map is in very good company. Just check out the rest of the Top Ten list:

Paperback fiction

1. The Postmistress, Sarah Blake

2. Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese

3. The Art of Racing in the Rain, Garth Stein

4. Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen

5. Lipstick in Afghanistan, Roberta Gatley

6. The Help, Kathryn Stockett

7. The Island, Elin Hilderbrand

8. The Map of True Places, Brunonia Barry

9. The Three Weissmanns of Westport, Cathleen Schline

10. Winter Garden, Kristin Hannah

To see what other kinds books are selling well in this area, click here.


Reading Group Choices picks “The Map of True Places”

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

Reading Group Choices picked “The Map of True Places” as one of the top three books for book clubs for Mother’s Day. Thanks RGC!

The Map of True Places by Brunonia Barry


Wrentham, MA Sat. March 12

Friday, March 11th, 2011

At 2:30PM, I’ll be at the Fiske Public Library in Wrentham, MA. Looking forward to seeing everyone in the SWEATT Meeting Room. Website for library is if you need directions, phone numbers, etc.

“The Map of True Places” Best Fiction of 2010

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

I’m delighted that The Capital Area District Library (13 libraries in the Greater Lansing, MI area) selected The Map of True Places as one of the Best Fiction Books of 2010. Thanks Lansing! You can see all of their picks here.

Breakfast in Cape Cod Anyone?

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

I’ll be in Hyannis this Friday, July 9th at the Cape Code Writers Conference Breakfast with the Authors. The event will be at the Cape Codder Resort in Hyannis starting at 9:30AM. Authors Spencer Quinn and Lynn Kiele Bonasia will be there with me. Please come if you’re in the area. Click here for all the details