The Promise was the 2015 Gulf Coast Reads selection. Spearheaded by Harris County Public Library System (Texas), this is a one-community, one-book read. During October 2015, libraries and academic institutions hosted 120 programs throughout a seven-county area. To see more, click on the following:
Gulf Coast Reads
Music From The Promise – Sweet Evelina and Texas Dance Hall Dances
Video Recap of 2015 Gulf Coast Read Events – See You Next Year!
Finalist for the UK’s 2014 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction.
Pulpwood Queen’s October Book-of-the-Month Pick.
2014 Ohioana Book Award for Fiction finalist.
2014 Spur Award finalist for Best Historical Fiction.
Recommended by Bookgroup.Info, a leading online organization for book clubs in the UK.
Editor’s Pick for 17 Must Reads for April 2014 — Bloggers Recommend.