Virtual Launch Events for Fierce Little Thing:
Tuesday, July 27th, 7pm EST: Writing Female Power Panel, with Marcy Dermansky, Leslie Jamison, and Emily Raboteau, hosted by Square Books / Link for more info and to register for Zoom Webinar here.
Wednesday, July 28th, 4pm EST: Instagram Live Interview, hosted by Reading With Robin / To join, go to @Robinkallink on Instagram
August 9th, 8pm EST: In conversation with Chandler Baker and Flatiron Executive Editor Christine Kopprasch, hosted by Blue Willow Bookshop / Link for more info and to register for Zoom Event here.
August 23rd, 8pm EST: Halfway There Montclair Reading Series with Katherine Dykstra, Carolyn Ferrell, and Ananda Lima / Link to Halfway There Montclair Facebook page, where you can register for Zoom Event by clicking “Go To Link.”
• July 2021: Fierce Little Thing makes the The Millions: Most Anticipated The Great Second-Half 2021 Book Preview: “a Secret History-esque tale of suspense about a group of childhood friends and the secret that haunts their adulthood. The book’s got all the ingredients for the perfect summer read: short breathless chapters; a sinister cult in the wilds of Maine; and beautiful, sharp prose.”
• June 2021: Fierce Little Thing makes The Observer’s Best New Summer Reads list: “If what you’re looking for is a smart, suspenseful escape, look no further. Miranda Beverly-Whittemore’s Fierce Little Thing is a propulsive thriller full of rich detail and a story that won’t quit.”
• Spring 2021: Kirkus gives Fierce Little Thing a starred review: “Deftly ratchets up the tension…Avoiding the expected storyline…Beverly-Whittemore crafts something else entirely as the sins of the past come home to roost. A compelling study of power, sociopathy, and the possibilities of survival.”
• Spring 2021: Publisher’s Weekly calls Fierce Little Thing: A “haunting psychological thriller…Beverly-Whittemore delivers a twisty, rewarding tale of friendship, secrets, and childhood trauma. Donna Tartt fans, take note.”
• May 2016: PopSugar picks June as one of The 31 Books You MUST Put In Your Beachbag This Summer.
• May 2016: Library Journal writes, “The past is not all glossy nostalgia; Beverly-Whittemore illuminates the conflicts roiling under a smooth, socially acceptable surface… Fans of Hollywood, then and now, will find this dramatic story line appealing.”
• May 2016: Shelf Awareness calls June “an enthralling story of Hollywood glamour, first love and shifting loyalties”
• April 2016: Publishers Weekly says June “explores the changing possibilities for women, the evolution of the Hollywood fame machine, and love’s potential for genuine human transformation.”
• April 2016: Booklist says June is “an appealing story of romance and suspense with a focus on love and legacy.”
• March 2016: Kirkus calls June “A lightly gothic tale of hearts broken and mended in small-town America.”
• Summer 2014: Bittersweet spends four weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.
• May 2014: People magazine calls Bittersweet a “mesmerizing gothic thriller… Bittersweet is worth savoring—it unfolds like a long summer day, leisurely revealing the dark.”
• May 2014: The New York Times Book Review says of Bittersweet, “a fairy tale aspect – of the Grimm, not the Disney variety – pervades the novel, which artfully builds an increasing sense of menace… Beverly-Whittemore succeeds in shining a light into the dark, brutal flaws of the human heart.”
• May 2014: Entertainment Weekly says “with books like Bittersweet to stuff in beach bags, it’s beginning to feel a lot more like summer.”
• Spring 2014: Vogue says Bittersweet is “for fans of Edward St. Aubyn… spins a New England gothic filled with blonde bluebloods and heavily bolted doors.”
• February 2014: Video from Poets & Writers Magazine of Miranda talking about her career successes and failures
• January 2014: Entertainment Weekly picks Miranda as one of 14 Rising Stars To Watch in 2014