{Giveaway} Free bestsellers and advance copies just for FOFs!

To enter, answer this question in the comments below: Which one of Kristin Hannah’s books would you like to read first: Night Road or Winter Garden? Why?

Thank you for entering. This contest is now closed.


Welcome to the FOF Book Club!

We’ve partnered with St. Martin’s Press to offer you FREE bestsellers and advance copies of books. After you’ve read them, you can join live chats with authors and other FOFs! (Can you tell we’re excited?)

This week, we’re giving away 60 books by bestselling novelist, Kristin Hannah. Ten FOFs will win an advance copy of Night Road, Kristin’s hotly anticipated new book about motherhood and forgiveness. Fifty FOFs will receive Winter Garden, her critically acclaimed bestseller about two sisters who uncover their mother’s secret past. All of the winners will receive an invite to a private online chat with the author.

60 lucky FOFs will win! To enter, tell us: Which one of Kristin Hannah’s books would you like to read first: Night Road or Winter Garden? Why?

[click here to read an interview with FOF author Kristin Hannah]

(Contest closes February 5, 2011 at midnight E.S.T.)
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  • Holley Smith

    I’d Love to read Winter Garden first

  • Lisa Leary

    Night Road sounds really interesting to me – there’s a lot in the description that I can relate to.

  • jana ellis

    i would lke to read Night Road. motherhood and forgiveness are issues i deal with now, another perspective would be a blessing. i am also an avid reader and always have at least two books “going” all the time:)

  • Carmen

    I don’t really have a preference. It sounds like I’d enjoy either of her books.

  • Flo Zoltan

    I would like to read the Winter Garden. Most of my friends are reading it now and it would be nice if I could join in the discussion with them.

  • mell

    I’d like to start with Night Road because the title sounds interesting.

  • Kate

    I would love to read Winter Garden first. Looks very interesting and intriging 🙂 I wish to read this during my time in Europe … where is still cold and a lot of Winter Gardens…

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  • Phyllis Neubauer

    I would like to read Winter Garden. I love her books. She is a very good author.

  • JoAnn

    I would like to read “Winter Garden” first . The description of the book – motherhood and forgiveness, really fits into my life at this time!

  • deb

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  • Johanna

    A story about two sisters who finally work things out: together sounds intriguing. I like stories with secrets revealed, as their mother’s secret past will come out into the open, uniting the 2 sisters and allowing their father to die in peace, knowing their future will be that of the relationship they should/could have always had. Plus, they’ll understand their mother’s difficulties.

  • Debbie

    I think that the fact that all mothers have to make basically the same decisions regarding their children is reassuring, but what decisions they make are spellbinding.

  • Sand

    I would love to read Night Road because it sounds like a book you can easily fall in to.

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  • Roxanne

    ‘Winter Garden’ looks to be a great read and as my family come from Russian immigrant stock, I find the subject matter and setting very compulsive. This would be my first novel by Kristin Hannah – I love being introduced to new authors and reading my way through their works.

  • carolyn

    I want to read Night Road as I already have read Winter Garden and all the other books by Kristin Hannah she is one of my favorite authors I haven’t read a bad story from her yet and don’t expect to in the future

  • Karin

    I’d like to read “Night Garden”. I’m always on the lookout for great new books! What a great opportunity you’re offering!

  • Teresa Weston

    I’d love to read Winter garden – as this looking into the past book is the type I like to read.

  • Tigger

    Winter Garden since I love a mystery and sibling interactions.

  • mamates

    Since winter is here my first choice would be Night Road to take my mind off the weather outside. My son’s just bought me a Kinndle for my B-day so I would put it to good use.

  • deb

    Winter Garden because the subject seems so powerful

  • Koni Trozzi

    I would start with Night Road. It seems very interesting and I am curious what happens to her children on that one night.

  • Deb

    I would love to read night train first.As a mother with grown children I can relate to some of the issues.

  • Casimira

    Which to read first? Being a wife and mother I can relate to “motherhood and forgiveness.” But I think I would like to read Winter Garden first because my mother was very private about growing up, etc., during WWII. It would be interesting to learn what secrets are uncovered in Winter Garden.

  • sandy

    I’ve already read winter garden — was very interesting — so would like to win night road.

  • JASMINITE

    I want to read Night Road first…I have been through hell with my children since I divorced their father..who has since passed away…I have always been the stronger parent doing all the necessary decisions…you have to be a parent first a friend second….I need to learn more about what changes need to be made to move forward…I have never read any of her books….

  • Maureen Stanford

    Although I will definitely read both books, I’d start with Winter Garden. The historical background sounds fascinating and the recipe/food themes are a plus because I love to cook and I really enjoy trying new recipes.

  • Sara

    I would read Winter Garden first since I have never read Hannah’s books before. Both sound very interesting.

  • Nancye Davis

    I would like to read “Night Road” first because it sounds very intriguing! After reading about the book, I have to find what happened to Lexi on that “hot summer night”. “Winter Garden” sounds awesome too!! Thanks for the chance!!

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  • Sue Gardner

    I have already read Winter Garden when it first came out. It was great!!!!! I am anxiously awaiting for her new book, Night Road to be released. I really enjoy all Kristin”s books and can not wait for the trade to come and go for the hardback.

  • Rosie

    I would love to read Winter Garden. My mother was a mysterious person til the day she died. She had a diary that my sister and I were reading after her death, my brother snatched from our hands and burned it, HMMMM. Have always wondered why, he said because it was private. She wouldn’t have left it if she didn’t want it read.

  • Deb

    Night Road.. I have already read Winter Garden.. I loved it.. If they make a movie of Winter Garden, which I’m hoping they do, I keep thinking about all of the lives that will be touched from it. People that do not like to read. They will get to see your heart also..Thank you

  • Darla

    Winter Garden would be my choice. I’m the daughter of a woman in her 90’s and have two grown daughters of my own so there is something in the story I already identify with. Besides I love food. Thanks for the recipes.

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  • Shirley Macrides

    I would like to read Winter Garden since it is about a Russian family.

  • Monique

    I would like to read Night Road. This was tough because I got a Kindle for Christmas and the first book I bought was Winter Garden. Winter Garden was AMAZING..I loved tis book. I am hoping that Krstin’s book tour brings her to my area so a I can get a signed copy of Winter Garden. There are very few books that I read more than once.. this one is on that list. I know Night Road will be as good if not better. Each book tops the last… she is like a fine wine.

  • Cindy Coffell

    I’d have to say Night Road as I’ve already read Winter Garden. I was consumed with Winter Garden…had to read it all before I could do anything in my world 🙂 Actually, I guess all of Hannah’s books affect me that way!

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      I felt the same way whne I read Winter Garden. I could do nothing else…

  • Darlene

    I would love to read Night Road. I just finished Winter Garden and LOVED IT! I am now hook on Kristin’s books and have already gone down and bought another one!

  • Kim Webb

    I would like to read Night Road, because I am almost finished with Winter Garden it is our book club book this month and it is absolutely wonderful. I started it at 3pm on Friday 1/28 and am over 3/4 of the way done. I had to make myself put it down to keep from finishing it.

  • Michiko Mata

    I’d start with Winter Garden, but I love all your books so Night Road would be just fine too. Keep up the great work, and I tell all my friends to read your books.

  • Tiina Fischgrund

    Since I already read Winter Garden, I would absolutely love to read Night Road. I loved Winter Garden so much that I began reading all of Kristen Hannah’s other books. She has such an incredible descriptive ability for setting scenes and relaying emotions. She is truly a gifted writer who I’m very glad changed careers so we can all appreciate her!

  • Jessica Dewey

    I think I would like to read “Winter Garden” first. It sounds very intriguing and I am already wanting to know the secret that makes a mother so cold to her children. Even the title of the book sounds cold! I have read a few of Kristin Hannah’s books and enjoyed them.

  • Suzanne Viggiano

    After reading about both books…it’s hard to say which book I would want to read first. Kristin Hannah is a new author to me so I don’t have have history with her books. Both books have interesting stories to me. Night Road has the story of teenager and relationships…and I have a teenage daughter. Winter Garden, about a mother’s past and how her history paved the way for the way for her relationships with her daughter. What I can say is I would like to ready BOTH of these books…and am looking forward to it!

  • Tina-Joy

    Winter Garden… I spent a number of years working in Central/Eastern Europe both before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall. I heard many stories from the years of oppression, saw some of the evidence, yet I found people who persevered, had big hearts reaching out to each other to share what they did have. For me personally, they were a great witness of hope and God’s love. So I’m especially interested to read Anya’s story.

  • Becky

    Both sound interesting but I think I would start with Winter Garden.

  • marilyn hochman

    I would like to read this book because my grandfather came to the US from Russia. I know very little about what it was like in Russia then or what it is like now. I thing that reading this book will give me insight into my ancestry.

  • Christie

    I have already read Winter Garden, but I am excited for Night Road to be released! Kristin Hannah has quickly become my favorite author. I first read True Colors 6 months ago and have been addicted ever since. Have not found one book by her that I do not love!

  • renee

    I’m excited to read the Night Road. Kristin’s other books are so awesome, I can’t wait to get my hands on this one.

  • Suzan

    I would love to read Night Road. I hae read Winter Garden and it was wonderful

  • Sandy Crispo

    From reading the beginning of each would like to read “Night Road” first. It grabbed my interest quicker than “Winter Garden” did.

  • Kathy

    I would start with Winter Garden because I have two sisters and we are all close.

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  • Clara

    I’d like to read Night Road both for myself and as a possible recommendation for my book club. My sense is that the issues it addresses are ones that will resonate for many parents, including how we seek to protect our children, and how we deal with our ultimate inability to do so. Thanks to St. Martin’s Press for the opportunity to win this book.

  • Pamela S

    They both sound great but I think I’d rather read Winter Garden first. Thanks.

  • James Coyne

    i would like to read winter garden first

  • Julie L

    I would like to read Winter Garden. I have read her book Firefly Lane 2 times and absolutely love it-one of the best books I have read in umpteen years
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  • Tracy Owens

    I think I would read Winter Garden first.

  • Beverly Metcalf

    They both look like good reading. Winter Garden is the one I would choose. Thanks for having the contest!

  • Diane Baum

    I have been wanting to read Winter Garden

  • Roz Rickman

    Winter Garden — I have one sister. Love books that explore relationships and go into the subtle cues we are given as children.

  • susan smoaks

    i love a good mystery, so i would like to read night road

  • latisha depoortere

    These books sound very good I have to say Night road but both sound great!
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  • Ed Nemmers

    “Winter Garden” would be my book of choice!

  • Becky

    That’s not fair…I want to win them both..LOL..I guess Night Road is my first because I love her mysteries.

  • fred

    I find the subject matter of Winter Garden facinating. I think we tend to think of our mothers as just, well, mothers. we forget that they were once young and lives that we really have no information about. I just saw Oprah yesterday talking about a sister that she just found out that she had. And this is an author I have never read and I am always looking for new authors. I love to read!

  • Erin Cook

    I would love to read Night Road it sounds intriguing

  • clynsg

    I would like to read Winter Garden first, largely because I am very interested in stories about WWII, and from what I have read in reviews, much of the story revolves about what happened to the mother during that time.

  • Crystal F

    I would love to read Night Road. thank you!!

  • Melanie

    I’d start with Night Road!

  • rebecca

    I would like to start with Winter Garden, as the reviews on Amazon are good.

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  • tallcapp

    Winter Garden is on my home “to read” list, so I would like to read this one first.

  • Paul A

    I love Night Road because of the compelling storyline.

  • AEKZ2

    I’d like to read Winter Garden first, because I need to know what’s going on with Anya. The suspense is driving me mad! 🙂

  • ann marie

    I’ve already read Winter Garden and absolutely loved it. The cover of the book was what attracted me to it. I became a fan of Kristin’s about 2 years ago and have been trying to read all her books. She’s always one of my first aurthors to recommend to a friend. I started with Mystic Lake and have recommeded to many friends. Nothing better than a cold new england night and a Kristin Hannah book! Can’t wait for the next one.

  • Jenn S.

    Tough choice , but I think I would like to read Winter Garden first. Just sounds like a good one to start with. 🙂

  • Michelle Cunningham

    I’m a huge fan of your books and recommend them to many of my friends and family. I would have to say my pick would be ‘Winter Garden’, as I would love to add it to my collection. Thanks for your amazing talent!

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  • Pauline Milner

    I would definitely read Winter Garden first. The summary looks so intriguing. I cannot wait to see the secret past the sister’s uncover. I am sure both books would make for spectacular reading. Thanks for offering the giveaway.

  • Sandra Moak

    So hard to make a decision! I would really love to read Night Road first, but I also want to read Winter Garden. All Kristin’s books are fabulous! Is she going to be in Memphis, TN any time soon???

  • Ellie W

    I’d like to read both but I’d read Winter Garden first. I’m kind of obsessive about reading books in the order that they are written, even if they aren’t part of a series.
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  • Nancy

    I think Winter Garden would intrigue me the most. My niece just completed researching my mom’s family history and found some secrets, that surprised my mom. I really believe that truth is as strange as fiction.

  • Dawn Hicks

    I would like to read Winter Garden first. As it is cold and snowy here in Iowa and my flowers are covered with snow it seems appropriate!

  • Kathy E. Buffington

    I would like to read Night Road first because I am a mother and a nurse. One thing I have always held on to very tightly in both roles is that there is always hope and no one can take it away from you. Whatever hand you are dealt in life can always be handled when love, hope and forgiveness are present.

  • Sandy M.

    Night Road! I love all your books. Recently discovered you and I’m HOOKED!

  • Charity Perez

    I would love to read night road I already read Winter garden and touched my heart. I posted to all my friends as a must read and to my Family

  • Anne Shea

    I would love to read “night road” since I have already read Winter Garden. I can’t imagine a book better than that one since it was my all time FAVORITE book ever! But all of her books are incredible…loved Firefly Lane and True Colors too…. But Winter Garden…incredible. Let’s see if she can top that one!

  • Molly Bishop

    I have never read any books from this author, but find the subject matter very intriging. I have 4 sisters and we recently lost our dear sweet mother. We have created a small book club amongst ourselves; so if I won a copy of the book , we would all become familiar with her work. Best of luck to all!!!

  • Nancy

    I would like to read Winter Road because I like to know about my mother her past. If you don’t know about your past, how can you predict the future,

  • Crystal

    I would like to read Winter Garden first

  • Paula

    I would like to read NIGHT ROAD first, only because I am a mother and can only imagine the heartbreak ant tragedy that is in this book. I know it will be one that will make me cry, but also touch me.

  • Jenn Elliott

    I’d say winter garden, it sounds even more suspenseful!

  • Fay Hutchings

    I would like to read “Night Road” as I just bought “Winter Garden” and the store does not take back books! I have read almost all of Kristin’s books and thoroughly enjoyed them. I often recommend her as an author.

  • Kathy

    I always enjoy Kristin Hannah’s books! She is hands-down my favorite author, and always manages to tell a heart warming story that I can relate to. I would like to start with Winter Garden. It is the perfect fit for this time of year, and I can just imagine comfort for the soul.

  • Kari

    Night Road

  • Shannon

    I would love to read Night Road! I am a huge Kristin Hannah fan and have loved all her books that I have read. This time of year is perefct for reading! I love curling up with a cup of tea and a great book by the fire. In the hustle and bustle that defines my life at times; these moments with a great book are my saving grace! Can’t wait to read both these books…

  • Laurie

    I would love to win either book. I have read some of Kristen Hannah’s previous books and enjoyed them. Her books covers frequently draw me in but the subject matter of both of these books intrigue me. I was also amazed to see her age, she has a great look that looks more youthful than her age. We are all so lucky to live in a world that allows us to age gracefully without looking “old” as quickly as women of the past centuries have.

  • Shawn Dean

    I would llike to read Night Road first because I have already read Winter Garden. Also because I have read all of Kristin Hannah’s other books. Another reason is I am a mother also, and would like to read about Jude. I started with True Colors and then read Firefly Lane…..and I was hooked. I love her books, and cannot wait to read Night Road.

  • vickie

    Night Road!
    i already own and have read Winter Garden! Amazing!!!!

  • Nakeisha Atkins

    I would like to read Night Road. I have already read Winter Garden and it was a great book to start with.

  • Alana

    I have read all of Kristen Hannah’s books and would read anything she writes. I’d like to read Night Road.

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      I have read all of Kristen’s books and would read anything she wrote. I would like to read Night Road.

  • jeanine davis

    While I’d love to read both tomes, I think I’ll start with Night Road.

  • Jane Lawler

    I would pick Night Road because I have already read Winter Garden along with every other book Kristin has ever written. A friend introduced me to Firefly Lane this past summer & I was hooked on her books after that. So excited to hear she has a new one coming out. Can’t wait to read it!

  • Lisa Jankowski

    Since I already read Winter Garden, I can’t wait to read Night Road!

  • Doreena

    I LOVE to read and am not familiar with any of Kristin’s work so I would like to start by reading her Winter Garden.

  • Sara

    I’ve already read Winter Garden so def Night Road! Can’t wait until it comes out! Winter Garden was sooo good! I couldn’t imagine having to live through what Vera lived through.

  • Suzanne

    I would like to read Night Road, because I’ve already read Winter Garden and most of Kristen’s other books. She is one of my favorite authors.
    She takes you right into characters. I’ve read several books that I actually cried while I was reading them. She is the best!!!!!

  • Jody

    I would like to read Night Road. Love the cover and the title. I have trouble sleeping and love to walk or drive those “night roads.’

  • Sharon Macomber

    I would love to read the advance copy of Kristen’s new book and my reason is that I gobble books up and really need something new to read.

  • Lisa Thomas

    Winter Garden… I’ll have to be honest, I’ve already read it. It’s the best book I’ve read in a long time. It caught my attention and held it all the way to the end. I loved the surprising climax! For those who haven’t read this or any of her books, you’re in for a treat! I’m addicted! Can’t wait to see this book as a movie!

  • Mary

    I would start with Winter Garden since my sister and I are very close, this sounds very interesting.

  • Jane

    I would read “Winter’s Garden” first. My sister and I are as different as can be, as are the characters in that book, so that one would intrigue me the most. I would also be interested in reading “night road,” but I think I would try “Winter’s Garden” first.

  • Judy Furo

    I would like to read Winter Garden. I am also an avid reader and love books that go from past to present. It is so intriguing reading about the past and uncovering family secrets.

  • Karen Combs

    I would read Night Road because I read Winter Garden the day it came out! One of my favorite writers!

  • Rhonda Rae

    I would love to read Night Road…know what it is like to give your life for the children. Understand that no matter how hard we try to protect them, life still happens and they make individual choices about the road they are going to travel. This caught my attention, “In the years that follow, each must face the consequences of that single night and find a way to forget…or the courage to forgive.” In the blink of an eye and often times in only one night, our lives can be changed forever. Now, to find our way out of the tunnel towards light of a better future. I simply cannot wait to read this novel…(-:

  • Rhonda

    I would like to win Night Road because I’ve already read Winter Garden…I’m sure it will be as amazing as all of her other novels…I have them in my library!

  • Kitkatclub

    Night Road by Kristin Hannah is the choice of books. The cover art beckons one to open the book to discover a path of motherhood and forgiveness. Who hasn’t been down that winding road? My college freshman son moves out of the family home tomorrow morning. As an avid reader, I would love to discover Kristin’s mastery of storytelling.

  • Kathy Russo

    Night Road sounds great! That’s my pick. I’ve already read every other book by Kristin Hannah. Can’t wait to read this one. My favorite is Magic Hour. If you haven’t read it, you should.

  • Sheryl Ingraham

    Night Road sounds amazing. Sounds like a story that any mom could truly appreciate. Love books that you can relate to.

  • Laurie

    All Kristin Hannah’s books are wonderful so would love to read them both, but first I guess I would choose Night Road. As a mother of two adult children, facing some challenges with their current decisions, Night Road sounds like it might match the season in life that I am in. My all time favorites are “The Things We Do For Love” and “Distant Shores.” I’ve been recommending her books for a number of years as she is one of the few authors that I follow/read religiously.

  • Kay Hatfield

    I would like to start with Kristin’s “Winter Garden”. I love to read and the topic sounds interesting. It’s snowing outside and a perfect day to cuddle up with a good book, some hot chocolate and be under one of Grandma’s homemade quilts.

  • Lucia

    I’d like Night road, the plot sounds like something I’d love

  • Kathy A

    I think i would enjoy reading night road first. My children are grown and I am having a hard time forgiving the middle child who has made numerous mistakes (big ones) So I am raising her two children. Forgiveness is harder to give lately maybe I could learn another lesson on this.

  • LT

    Night Road. The preview alludes to tragedy, loss, the challenge to forgive. It feels very close to home.

  • Jana

    NIGHT ROAD because it is always interesting to see how one event, one changed mind, can alter a whole family.

  • marge

    winter garden. doing a geneology and have discovered some secrets. interesting and fun!

  • Barb Mazzara

    I want to read the Winter Garden first because it sounds like a mystery with emotion.

  • christine

    I would love to win Night Road; it deals with choices we all make in life, and how evrerything can change in a flash.

  • Karen E.

    I would like to read Night Road…I have already read Winter Garden in Hard Back !!!!!

  • debra h

    Where I am, it is snowing like crazy. I just related to the title as I look out over my garden in its blanket of snow.

  • Beth Anne

    I would love to read Night Road. I’ve already enjoyed Winter Garden. I find Kristen Hannah’s books to be absolutely wonderful!

  • Lisa Grisham

    I would love to read both, but Winter Garden seems to suit the season at this time!

  • Gloria Monroe

    I would like to read “Night Road” first!

  • Jackie A Flaherty

    Absolutely ‘Winter Garden’. Love, love, love that cover!

  • Micheline

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  • JanBergthun

    Night Road is what I would like to win as a Mother and a daughter, granddaughter and a fucture mother in law —– I belive the subject matter and book will be of the most interest to me —— J

  • Marlene Mercer

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  • Something about paper

    Winter Garden seems like the one for me at the moment. Days are getting longer here in Alaska but it is winter out and I have two daughters. It fits!

  • Janet Longbottom

    I would love to read Night Road because I have read all of Kristin Hannah’s books….I love her books because of the incite into human nature & because the help me with all of the difficulties that I have within my own family

  • brenda

    I would actually like to read both of them, but Night Road would be my first choice. It sounds intriguing- being a mother it peeks my interest!

  • Patricia Assanowicz

    I would definatly start with Winter Garden for two reasons. First my husband is from Poland, he is Polish Russian and he has told me stories about his childhood that litterally make your hair stand on edge. When his Mother comes to visit she speaks no english so he interperts for me why she is in the kitchen making her famous Pierogi, my husband will ask about his dad who dies young, there are secrets that she will not reveal to this day, he keeps trying. Also I would love to read this for another reason, I have a sister and when my dad was sick and on his death bed she left and never came back, taking care of both parents before they passed I felt I needed to do that, still wondering if guilt was involved, there were secrets my family had and I never found out. For some reason when I read a small part of Winter Garden I felt some type of connection, I sincerely hope I am chosen for winning a chance on Winter Garden, for some reason there is a personal connection in this book to what I have lived.

  • Judy Frederick

    I would like to read Night Road 1st as I was a foster mother to 7 teenage kids & had 1 of my own. I know what Jude is going through.
    Thank you.
    Have a fabulous day

  • nicole

    I would like to win Winter Garden.

  • Deb Walter

    I would start with Winter Garden since I have been reading about this book for quite awhile. It is the next book in line for me to read. I look so forward to new books by Kristin that I don’t normally get much done except reading when I have one of her books to read. Keep up the amazing work!!!

  • Margie

    I would like to read Night Road because I have already read Winter Garden. I really enjoyed it and would love to read another book by Kirstin Hannah.

  • Bonnie Moore

    I would like to read Night Road…I have Winter Garden on it’s way from B&N…I love your books! Just finished Magic Hour,which was fantastic!

  • Yvette Buller

    Well since I’ve already read Winter Garden and loved it, I will have to say Night Road.

  • Rebecca

    I don’t have children, so I think “Winter Garden” would be more relevant to me.

  • Aik

    I’d love to read either one of Kristin’s books, since I haven’t read any of her books. Both books sound awesome!

  • jeri

    I think I would enjoy Nite Road. I was just thinking it would be nice to start reading again,now that my daughter is grown,and has her own place.

  • Erika

    I would pick Winter Garden. I love books that delve into the dynamics of mothers and daugthers. It sounds interesting about discovering the past of a mom they really don’t know. A definate plus is that parts of it take place during World War II. I love stories about that time period. World War II facinates me. Then, as soon as I finished Winter Garden I would pick up Niight Road, because that sounds like a great story too.

  • Vickie

    I think Winter Garden! I love the excerpt. I’m definitely a Kristin Hannah fan and, after speaking to the owner of a local used book store, so are hundreds of other folks! She can’t keep Hannah books in! They’re sold as fast as they come in. Kudos~~~

  • erdmann

    I would love to read them both but think I would start with Night Road. I have never read any works of Kristin Hannah and would like to get to know her and her work. I miss Spring when I love to sit outside in the garden swing with my kitty on my lap, reading a good book. Aah, the joys of retirement.

  • Heather Hamann

    Already read and LOVED Winter Garden. Would love to read Night Road next!

  • Karolyn Hart

    It is hard to choose between two books from my favorite author but since I have recently bought Winter Garden and started reading it I guess it would be Winter Garden. However, I am VERY EXCITED to read Night Road when it does come out.
    Your are a very talented author and I can’t wait to read more of your books.
    Your devoted fan,
    Karolyn

  • JoAnn

    Winter Garden appeals to me because I have 4 sisters. Anything involving women/sisters is my cup of tea.

  • Linda Peters

    Would like to read Night Road, sounds like a heart wrencher. thanks

  • Catherine Davis

    I am disabled and an avid reader as well as TV/movie fan. I am not familiar with this author and would love to read her books and see what she’s all about. How interesting this would be.

  • Jillian Miller

    I would like to read Night Road, that is the only one I haven’t read yet, I love her books and am eagerly waiting for Night Road to come out.

  • Sue Zinger

    I would prefer to read Winter Garden first. The subject just interests me.

    Thank you,

    Sue

  • Donna King

    I would love to read Night Road because I’ve already read Winter Garden (loved it!) and also because I’ve been on the end of seat waiting for a new book to come out. I always look forward to the release of a new Kristen Hannah book.

  • Mary Margaret Chauvin

    It will be Night Road for me as I have read all of the others.
    I just love Kristin Hannah’s books and can’t wait for Night Road.

  • Jessica Hamilton

    I absolutely adore Kristin Hannah and I have yet to be disappointed in one of her books. I have actually already Winter Garden and it was wonderful. I cannot wait to read Night Road and I know that it will be one of my favorites. Kristin has a great way of tugging at the heart strings and really creating relationships. The relationship between mother and child in Night Road will be one easily to relate to.

  • Tracie Jackson

    I would choose to read Night Road. I have read most of Kristin Hannah’s novels and am impressed and touched by them all. I would mainly choose to read Night Road first because I have already read Winter Garden. I found the story to be a beautiful portrayl of a mother’s relationship with her daughters and the difficult past that caused them to be distant for so long. I have been anxiously anticipating Kristin Hannah’s next novel and it’s TIME! I am a mother of two myself and the plot of Night Road hits home to all of us who worry about our children on a daily basis. I can’t wait to read it!

  • Jessica Hamilton

    I have actually already read Winter Garden and it was absolutely wonderful. I cannot wait for Night Road to come out though. I am sure it will be one of my favorites!

  • Wendy McGuinn

    I would like to read Winter Garden first. I am haunted by a very bad relationship with my distant, unaffectionate mother. I would like to be able to understand why she is the way she is. My father and I were very close, it was devastating when he passed away. This story hits very close to home for me.

  • Ann Diener

    I will read Night Road. I have already read Winter Garden and loved it.
    I LOVE Kristin Hannah’s books!
    Hope I win!!! =)

  • Heather

    I would like to read Night Road first because it sounds like it would be a great read. I love Kristin’s books and think I have read them all so far. I have Winter Garden already and have that on my list to read next. That also sounds like a wonderful book. I just love her style of writing and how it draws the reader right in so you don’t want to stop reading.

  • Grace Papaseraphim

    Can’t wait to read both! But, if I had to choose it would be “Night Road” The storyline about motherhood and forgiveness speaks to me. Thanks for the contest!

  • Sue Farrell

    I would like to read Winter Garden first because I think the Russian background of Anya would be very interesting.

  • Janice McCann

    Winter Garden is the book I’d like to start reading first. Although I’m not familiar with Kristin Hannah’s work, the descriptions do sound appealing. My interest was piqued by the daughters finding out about their mother’s secret past, as I lost my own mother at thirteen, and everything I find out about her seems to belong to her “secret past.” I would appreciate the opportunity to be chosen as one of the readers for her books. Thank you.

  • Linda Janiak

    I would like to read Night Road, as I myself am a mother and to this book I can certainly relate.

  • Kathy P

    Would love to win the advance copy of Night Road but am also looking forward to reading Winter Garden!

  • Kristin D

    I would love to win Night Road.

  • Theresa Giordano

    I would love to read Winter Garden first because it sounds like a mystery and a fairy tale rolled into one also because I have sisters and it is about two sisters and their mother sounds great to me .

  • Laura

    ‘ve already read Winter Garden (LOVED IT!!!!) so I am really excited about Night Road.
    Firefly Lane is my absolute fave though!!!

  • Donna

    “Night Road” because the story could be mine – “longing for family, the resilience of the human heart, and the courage it takes to forgive the people we love.”

  • Amy Risacher

    I would love to read Winter Garden! I have read everyone of Kristen Hannah’s books. This is a book I’ve been waiting to get!! I love every book that she has written! She has been my favorite author for the last 10 years!!! Love her!

  • sherie

    seems to me that “night road” would be the one for me to start with. they both sound intriging!

  • dalia harrison

    we have had some snow and these two books sound like a friend .

  • Lynn Hallene

    Having read…and LOVED….Winter Garden, I am anxiously awaiting Night Road.Have passed on True Colors and Firefly Lane to sister and sisters in law so we all can talk about them!

  • carolyn mirabella

    not sure how to do the contest BUT I have Kristin Hannah’s books up to day and have enjoyed them immensely I love reading her books and appreciate her talent
    will be eagerly looking for the next one “Night Road”

  • Lori lapointe

    Night Road – Only because I read Winter Garden! It was Awesome !!!!

  • Tarah

    I would like to read Winter Garden

  • Jehnifer Ehmann

    I am so excited to read night road! I have read and loved winter garden so it was an easy choice!

  • Susan C

    I would like to read Winter Garden first because I love to read about sisters. I have two and they are my best friends!
    smchester at gmail dot com

  • Sherry

    I’d like to read Winter Garden first, since I haven’t had the chance to read it yet. I love a good book, especially during the winter when there are so many gray days – I like to curl up on the couch and read for hours!

  • Shannon

    Since I have already read Winter Garden I would like to read Night Road first then re-read Winter Garden! If I hadn’t read either book yet, then I would want to start with Winter Garden! 🙂

  • Helen

    Tough choice, as I like all of her books! I would prbably read Winter Garden first as the historical parts of the book would interest me.

  • Janine

    I would like to read Night Road first. My Mom has read Winter Garden but I haven’t had a chance yet. Night Road caught my attention when I read one of the children was a foster child. I commend anyone with the ability to extend love beyond their blood family.

  • edq143

    I’m a fan and I’d love to read her new book

  • mary

    I would like to start with night road maybe it woulld take me from this mn cold and snow(lot) for awhile

  • Laura Bennett

    I would like to read Night Road as I have already read Winter Garden and ALL of Kristin Hannah’s other books. I can’t get enough of them.

  • Alison Nedzbala

    I would say I am more excited about the newest book – Night Road. I am an avid reader. I love to read and share the books with friends and family. One of the best books I have read recently was Jennifer Weiner’s Fly Away Home. It had a theme of mothers/daughters – and a lot about forgiveness at any age. I am such a fun of Kristin Hannah’s that I would be interested to see how this book and these basic concepts compare between novels.

  • Kathleen Williams

    I want to read Night Road. I have already read Winter Garden and just loved it. The book was different than anything I had read and had a great ending. Sometime I will definitely want to re-read it though. Her books are the best!

  • Dayna

    I’d like to read ‘Winter Garden’. It sounds like one I could read with my sister and chat about it.

  • Vicki Wurgler

    I’d like to read Winter Garden-finding out the mothers past and the secrets-sounds exciting

  • Paula Trudell

    Winter Garden would be my first to read. The older I grow–the more like my mother I become…I’m going to enjoy reading this one!

  • Janet Rose

    I already purchased and have just started Winter Garden so my next pick will be Night Road. My goal is to read all of Kristen’s books. I read my first Kristen Hannah book, True Colors, which I received for Christmas and I absolutly loved it. I look forward to reading as many as i can….

  • Meredith Peters

    I’d like to read Night Road first because I’m too cold to read about Winter anything right now!

  • Diana Bowie

    I would have to say “Winter Garden,” since its her last release and I’m intrigued to learn more about Russian history. I’ve read just about all of Kristin’s books and I haven’t found one I didn’t love. She draws you into her stories and makes you truly care about her characters. I never want a book to end. I always want to know what comes next in the character’s lives as if they were people I knew. That to me is the gift a great author gives to you. As a fan, I eagerly anticipate each new story. . .

  • Maggie

    Night Road because I already own Winter Garden in pb.

  • Robin Stewart

    Having read the wonderful novel, Winter Garden, I can’t wait to sink my teeth into Night Road! So, I’d like to read Night Road first. Krisin’s books are amazing!

  • Shari Ballo

    Would like to read Winter Garden first

  • Shirley Carhart

    Night Road

  • Donna Skarzynski

    I would love to read Winter Garden. I think it would be perfect for this time of year.

  • Carolyn Karwoski

    I would love to read Kristin’s new book, Night Road. I read Winter Garden and just loved it and am really looking forward to Night road.

  • Joann Crinklaw

    I have read Winter Garden it was amazing. I love to see it made into a movie. So my choice would be Night Road. I have not read a bad story from Kristin yet. She is my new favorite author.

  • Cindy Wilkinson

    I would like to read Night Road. I have already read Winter Garden and it was a wonderful book. I am looking forward to the next book Night Road.
    Thanks
    Cindy

  • Robyn

    Night Road! Just because I’ve already read Winter Garden and all the rest of Kristin’s books. Can’t wait until it comes out!

  • vicki carter

    I HAVE listened to Winter Garden! It was a wonderful novel. I can’t say enough about it or Kristin Hannah. I have suggested the book to everyone that I know that loves reading. I want to now read Night Road and I am waiting for it to come out. Kristin your books have been an inspiration to me, and also helped me to search out books, written by you and others, with a more meaningful message than I have been reading in the past. Thank you for all that you have brought to my life. I feel much more fulfilled than I did in the past just by listening/reading your words. Vicki

  • Rene Bonham

    I’m definitely torn between the two, but I’ve have to say that if given the chance, I’d read Winter Garden first. This is simply because I usually read books in order of their printing. I’m an avid reader “wannabe” in that I have several books on my To Read List but am a very busy woman (who isn’t?) and must, by necessity, read slowly. I have loved to read since I was a youngster. I have my family to thank for that, and also many, many fantastic authors who fueled the flame!

  • Caroline Dvorak

    The very first book I ever read of Kristin Hannah’s was Winter Garden. I then shared this book with 2 of my sisters and it was their first book also. We have now gone through a lot of her books and we swap and then have a mini book club. Winter Garden is by far, the best book I have ever read. I love the history, the meals, the story, it’s amazing. Thank you so much!

  • Maria Hawkins

    I would read Night Road, already read and LOVED Winter Garden. I am so hooked on Kristen Hannah books!

  • Melinda Lee

    First of all , I love Kristin Hannah’s books. I’ve read nearly every one. I would like to read Night Road most. This story is so parallel to my own life. Hope I win!!!

  • Fern Martin

    I would like to read “Night Road”. I just bought my second copy of Winter Garden. Now I have one for me and one for my daughter. What a wonderful book. I have all of Kristin’s books.

  • Karen Turner

    I would like to read Winter Garden.

  • kathy dunaway

    Both books sound really good.I would like to start with Winter Garden.Thanks for the giveaway:)

  • Jennifer

    Night Road because I have already read Winter Garden! Amazing…I am pretty sure I have read all of Kristin’s books. True Colors was my first, and read them all within a few months of that first one.

  • Shirley Carhart

    I would like to read Night Road first because I’ve already read Winter Garden which I absolutely loved!! My other favs are Summer Island,Distant Shores and of course, True Colors. Right now I’m reading Firefly Lane. Maybe someday I’ll be able to visit the great state of Washington

  • Betty Savage

    Night Road.

  • Patricia T.

    I would love to read Night Road, because I find the subject intriguing, mysterious and perhaps another leap for Kristin as an author. Have read Winter Garden twice, which I felt she hit out of the ball park — it was a brilliant and my favorite. I know Night Road will showcase her storytelling in a new and compelling way. I can’t wait to read Night Road.

  • Jennifer Meaden

    This is a hard call…I think I would prefer reading Night Road before Winter Garden. I’m a mom, and don’t have a sister so will be able to correlate more with Night Road…but still am going to read Winter Garden! Thank you Kristin for writing such awesome books!

    Jennifer

  • Shelly Herring

    I would like to read Night Road first.

  • Kathi Roach

    NIGHT ROAD, NIGHT ROAD, NIGHT ROAD!!!!! Only because I’ve already read Winter Garden. Firefly Lane & Winter Garden are my favorite KH books. I can’t wait for Night Road.

  • Jamie

    I’d love to read Night Road. I’ve already read Winter Garden and it was amazing!!

  • Andrea Miller

    I would love to read Night Road as I have already devoured Winter Garden as fast as I could read it!

  • Christen Schultheis

    I read Winter Garden and loved it! Now I’m anxiously anticipating Night Road.

  • Jennifer Poffenberger

    I would take either book. I never turn a good book down. I love books and read all the time. I think I would prefer to start with Winter Garden. It sounds great. Who doesn’t like discovering a long kept secret??

  • Dawn Bourgoin

    I have already read Winter Garden along with many other wonderful Kristin Hannah books. My first book was Firefly Lane, which I took on vacation and could not put down. Since I have not read Night Road, I would choose that one. I will read ANYTHING she writes! Love her!

    • Lori lapointe

      I Agree 100%

  • gimsonjack

    It would be wonderful to win one of Ms. Hannah’s books. They sound very interesting. I am always looking for new books to read and share with my daughter. These both sound like good choices.

  • Karen

    I would like to read Night Road. I have already read Winter Garden and loved it!

  • Kathi

    I would love to reaad Night Road. I have read Winter Garden and loved it!!!! It is my favorite by Kristen.

  • tara

    this is an easy one for me … i would like to read night road. since i have read and loved winter garden. it would only be fitting for me to win and read night road. and of course to add to my collection of hannah books. firefly lane…true colors…just to name a few. crossing my fingers!

  • Marion King

    I would read Night Road first, since I have already read Winter Garden! Loved it!

  • Betsy

    I have already Winter Garden twice so now I can’t wait to read Night Road. Kristin is definitely one of my favorite authors.

  • Chris

    Winter Garden! I’ve heard such good things about this book and am dying to read it, as well as ANY of Kristen’s books!

  • Laura Couch

    I would choose Night Road, because I have already read Winter Garden. LOVED it!

  • bedazzled

    I would love to receive a copy of Winter garden.Winter garden sounds like an intriguing read with complex play of relationships.

  • JEN ROSALIA

    I would read Night Road first as I have listened with such intense pleasure to Winter Garden already.

  • Angela Sootkoos

    Of course I owuld love to read Night Road, its the next hottest thing coming of the press, but I haven’t read Winter Garden yet either, I am a new follower and have absolutely fallen in love with her books. I am currently reading Magic Hour and I can’t put it down. I am even sneaking at work to read it.. I hope she never stops writing she has gotten be to read so late in my life that I foind myself going from store to store to finf her books so I don’t miss out. I would love either book to if I win!!

  • Nicole C.

    I would love to read Night Road. Her books are all just wonderful.

  • Pamela Eichorst

    I would like to read Night Road first as it sounds like a book that relates to my own life. But Winter Garden is also on my wish list. I have read several books and my first was Magic Hour which totally got me hooked on Kristin Hannah’s books. I have read Firefly, Angel
    Falls, and 2 others and getting ready to start The Things We Do For Love. I would love to win this book!

  • Joann Crinklaw

    Night Road

  • NagQuita Winfield

    I would love to read Night Road first but that is only because I have already read Winter Garden and I loved it. I love all Kristin Hannah books. Night Roads description has me so excited to read it. The first book of Hannahs that I ever read was Firefly Lane and I was hooked. I went back and read all of her past books before that and I read all the new ones that came after. I only have 1 past book left to read and that is Home Again and guess what, I am reading that now.

  • Sharon

    Since I was a young girl, I have always loved to read. I have a two hour commute to work on the train and that is my reading time. I would love to have either of these books. I am going through a difficult time with my oldest son right now and I think it would be a perfect time to read Night Train.

  • Allyson Curtin

    I would like to read, Night Road. I’ve read all of her books already and can’t find another author that can begin and end a book like her! I try to find other books…to hold me over…but they’re just not as satisfying! I LOVE how she writes!

  • Melissa

    I loved Firefly Lane! Any book that can make me laugh and cry is a keeper and this one required me to sit with a box of tissues. Excellent book-One of my all time favorites! Winter Garden was a hauntingly beautiful read. I don’t know how else to explain it but it engulfed my heart and my brain and really made me think. I would want to win Night Road since I have not read that one yet. Kristen Hannah’s books are great reads for any book club. They are always worthy of lengthy discussions.

  • Dottie Legatos

    Since I always wait for the paperback books, I would love to read Winter Garden, as I have been waiting for such a long time to buy it. It’s on the top of my list to be bought! If I could win it, wow, that much better. I love Kristin’s books, they always bring tears to my eyes, whether they be joyful or sorrowful. (this usually happens on the train in public!) Great writer!!

  • colleen bernardo

    I would read winter garden next because I already own it and its on the top of my TBR pile but I would love to win Night Road because I love her novels and this one sounds really good.

  • Kathy Mancini

    I’ve already read Winter Garden, so I would have to pick Night Road! I’m looking forward to reading it!

  • Deanna Lake

    I would like Night Road… Because I just finished Winter Garden two nights ago. : ) It was amazing. I’m still thinking about it. My first book was Firefly Lane and I was hooked, that was a fantatic book… I’ve turned so many friends on to Kristin Hannah’s book… My plan is to read them all. So far I have those two and True Colors and On Mystic Lake done… All Wonderful books!

  • Carolynn

    Love all her books- already read WINTER GARDEN would love to read and comment on NIGHT ROAD.

  • Yvonne

    I would like to read Night Road since I am a mother of three children and my goal is to see them take the right path in life.

  • Susan O’Neill

    I would love to read Kristin’s new book Night Road. I have read Winter Garden and loved it as well as many of her other books. She is the best author ever and I am looking forward to all of her new releases. I don’t read anything else.

  • Gloria Stewart

    I would like to read Winter Garden first. I am not familiar with the author and enjoy reading books by different authors.

    As a person having two sisters and an interesting family I think I would enjoy that book.

  • Ellyn

    I can’t wait to read Night Road. I read Winter Garden and absolutely loved it!! Reminded me of my grandparents who lived through that era. My Mom had to grow differently with parents who went through similar situation. Absolutely loved Firefly Lane! I have never cried so hard reading a book. Since Firefly Lane, I have been a fan!! Got my friends hooked too!

  • Marilyn Bonnette

    I would like the chance to read ‘Night Road’ the introduction to the book sounds amazing. I recently read Winter Garden and thought that It was one of best books I ever read. I don’t have sisters, and I raised two sons but I love to read. I enjoy Kristin Hannah’s books

  • Tammy Blaker

    Winter Garden
    I have not read the book only the info on it. As an only child I am drawn to books about sisters. I also love mysteries. I love the growing understanding of each other as the sisters work there way through their mothers past into their future.
    I read that Kristin Hannah said this was her favorite book at the time.

  • Peg Tabor

    I would start with Winter Garden — our book club has chosen it to read in May.

  • Jennifer Tallant

    I chose Night Road because I have already read Winter Garden and absolutely loved it! I am so excited for the release of Night Road and have it marked on my calendar. I can’t wait to read it!!

  • Jen Calandra

    I’d like to read Night Road first because we had a snow day yesterday and I’m a little tired of winter right now 🙂
    But, I’ll definitely be reading them both – love your books!!!!
    Thanks!

  • Sharon Cannon

    I will eventually read both books since I am trying to read all Kristin Hannah books!! Started with Firefly Lane this summer and LOVED that book and now I’m hooked!! I will start with Winter Garden since she wrote that one first!! Keep them coming Kristin….love your style of writing!!!

  • Paula Brown

    I’ve read Winter Garden…magnificient…so would like to Night Road! Can’t wait!

  • Megan

    I would love to read Night Road, because I’ve read all of Kristin Hannah’s books, except for this one, obviously!

  • Aimee Phillips

    Night Garden. Although, I am very eager to read both. The reason Night Garden appeals to me is that from the summary it sounds like a story that would show me a glimpse of a topic that has been on my mind lately. With certain events in my life currently, I have recently found myself looking at families, mothers particularly. Night Garden seems to be a story that looks at this and shows the joys and trials of family. I am eager to read this story and to finish the book with a new view and a full heart as all of your books have left me with.

  • Jennifer Weimer

    I would like to read Night Road, this is because I have already read Winter Garden (and 90% of her others) and absolutely loved it! I look forward to her new book coming out every March, she is one of the 2 authors I will buy in Hardcover because I simply can’t stand the wait! Getting an advanced reader of Night Road would be amazing!

  • Tammy

    I’ve already read Winter Garden-twice, so Night Road is my pick. I can hardly wait until it comes out.

  • Danika Talbert

    I would read Winter Garden first. I LOVE Kristin Hannah and have not had a chance to read this yet.

  • Pam H.

    Winter Garden….love, love, love your books!!

  • carrie rider

    Night road, Night Road, Night Road

  • Dee

    I have read most of Kristin’s books and I love them. I would love to read Night Road.

  • pat moran

    i would love to read night road since i read winter garden already and loved it.cant wait till it comes out..

  • Sandi Piller

    Already read and loved Winter Garden so would love to read Night Road as soon as it comes out!

  • barbara craig

    winter garden

  • Tammi Lee

    I would definitely choose Night Road because I read Winter Garden as soon as it was out in Hardcover and absolutely loved it! I am a huge Kristin Hannah fan and love the emotional journey each of her novels takes me on. I have avoided reading anything about the story line of Night Road because I love to be surprised and I know each selection brought to me by Hannah will be amazing!! Can’t wait!!!

  • Cindy Johnson

    I have already read Winter Garden and I’m on the waiting list for Night Road. Winter Garden is my absolute favorite book. I don’t think I have ever cried so much in one sitting.You are a fabulous author and I am working on reading all of your books.

  • Barbara Bjerkebek

    I would love to read Winter Garden first as still have not read it. I have one remaining sister and have always enjoyed stories about sister. Love all Kristin Hannah’s books and have read all but these two. Great read from start to finish and cannot put them down!

  • Eileen

    I already had the pleasure of reading Winter Garden (and it is on my keeper shelf to be read again) so my choice would be Night Road. I have read every Kristin Hannah book and have loved each one.

  • Anne Ciaccio

    I would like to read Night Road because I feel I can connect the topic with my life right now. The way Ms. Hannah tells a story gets me to feel like I’m right in the book with the characters. I loved Firefly Lane and gave to my best friend from high school. I also loved True Colors. Keep on writing! We’ll keep on reading:)

  • Stacey Mixell

    I would read “Night Road”. As a mother of two young adults, one 23 and moving into her first apt. after college graduation, and another a sophmore in college, I can relate too the giving it all, feeling the loss, and worrying endlessly!!!! My mother always told me that you will always worry about your kids no matter how old they get – how true!

  • Laurie

    I would like to read Winter Garden first. The only real reason, I picked Winter Garden is it has been on my reading list for some time now, so I would like to read it ASAP.

  • Kay M

    I would like to read Night Road. Being a mother, and having grown children, I think I can relate to Jude, and just think this book would be more enjoyable for me. I will review it on my blog.

  • Donna Blair

    Night Road…definately, since I already OWN Winter Garden, and it is one of my all time favorite books. since reading it, my son & daughter in law have adopted a 9 year old Ukranian boy, and have had to spend close to 2 months in the country. A lot of what they tell me, and send pictures of, I relate back to Winter Garden. Funny how fiction can draw you a picture of real life ! Love you Kristin !

  • Allison Jean

    I too have read many of Kristan Hannah’s books. I just loved Firefly lane but I would like to read Night Road first. Doesn’t matter too much as I plan to read both.

  • Annie Gannon

    I would love to read Night Road. I just finished reading Winter Garden and have read all of her books and i can’t wait for the next one to come out. All of her books are amazing.

  • Karen

    I would like to read Winter Garden it looks like a good,
    book but I have never read your books befor so I love to read them one day.

  • Diana Blackard

    I want to read Winter Garden first. I am a sucker for anything about winter and snow. the book is beautiful. i bought it once but didnt realize it was the audio version so i gave it away. so i still need the book !!
    diana

    • Diane Westerbeek

      They both sound good as all her books are but probably Winter Garden

  • Anjanette MCHAYLE

    Night road! Desperately need a new book Kristen! Winter garden was the best!

  • Wendy Kiczula

    I would love to read Night Road first because I can’t wait for it to come out, and I’ve already read Winter garden—one of my favorites!!-. I recommend Kristen’s books every chabce I get and each one is very good. I would love to win any of her books! I would love to see her books become movies. Kristen’s books are awesome, and I’ve read many of her books, working on reading them all. Kristen is an awesome author.

  • Teresa Kincer

    I love all of Kristin’s books. But I think my fave is Winter Garden. I do like the way she tells her story’s in each book. They are good books and I can’t wait to read her newest one Night Road! I always tell my friends and family about the books I read. We all can’t wait for the new one to come out.

  • Pat Stevens

    Just having finished reading Winter Garden, I am anxious to see if Night Road can equal it. Winter Garden is probably the best book ever. Not only could I relate to the characters, my husband and I visit Washington/VanCouver area yearly.so I could relate to the area. Winter Garden sits on my entertainment shelf to be looked at, remembered and read and re-read again. So I will read Night Road next. I have read everything she has written thus far.

  • Leslie

    I would like to read either Winter Garden or Night Road. I have not read these two books from her yet.

  • reeca

    I don’t have a preference which one to read first!!! I have only read 2 of her books and I want to read them aaaaalllllll!!!!Thanks so much for this wonderful opportunity!!

  • Cheryl

    I would like to read “Winter Garden” first. I am going though a similar situation…..crying already!!

  • Brenda Jackson

    Night Road – I’ve already read Winter Garden and absolutely loved it. But I’ve never been able to read a book twice, so I’m ready for a new one.

  • Cheryl Conant

    I would like to read “Winter Garden” first. I am going through a similar situation……..crying already!!

  • Bonnie Harris

    I would like to read “Night Road”. I have read Firefly Lane, Between Sisters, Winter Garden and True Colors. Ready for Kristin’s next book. Here books are wonderful. =)

  • Janet Longbottom

    I would love to read Night Road because I have already read Winter Garden. I loved the mystery of where the mother had lived & her true ancestry…..I am a mother & I have a special needs child & Kristin Hannah’s books help to put my problems into the background….They are all a source of inspiration & incite into human relationships…..

  • Beki Potgeter

    I would love to read Night Road because I have already read Winter Garden and all Kristen’s other books! I am a huge fan!!

  • Sinead Cooney

    I would love to read Night Road as the story seems like it is a little different. I imagine as all Kristen’s books are, that it will be packed full emotion that reader will live through with the characthers. Looking forward to reading it whether I win or lose. Thanks for all your great stories. Keep up the good work.

  • Cathy Ludi

    I would start with reading Night Road. I have already read Winter Garden and absolutely loved it!!

  • Janie

    All books are soft places to land for me. Kristin’s winter garden is one I have yet to read. I have had the pleasure of reading her books in the past, and I am looking forward to picking up this book.

    I will read night road too, but would like to read winter garden first, in remembrance of my mother, who was also my soft place to land.

  • Brandi Edmond

    I have already read Winter Garden. I loved It! Keep up the good work.

  • Katie

    I would like to read Winter Garden first. It is a great story about a mother and her daughters.

  • Cathy Crane

    Winter Garden is on my TBR pile. I am really looking forward to reading Winter Garden as I love a good mystery and especially mysteries surrounding families.

  • Stacey

    I would love to read Winter Garden next. I won a ARC of night road on goodreads, and let me just tell you that it was amazing. it was the first book that ever made me cry :O} (am amazed that i admitted that) I keep looking for Winter Garden at my store, but they must be sold out. I am a sahm of 4 kids, and nighttime reading is my escape from a crazy day with the kiddos, I look forward to it every single night. Thanks.

    Stacey

  • Robyn

    Winter Garden- I love all of your books, especially the ones that are about sisters! I am very close with my sister and understand the bond that holds us together.

  • Linette Neumeyer

    I’m reading Winter Garden now, so I’d like Night Road!!

    I love all your books!! Thank you for continually amazing me with your stories that tug at the heart!!

    Congrats on another winner with Winter Garden!

  • Melissa Keller

    Wow! I’d have to be honest here, I read Winter Garden already and it was the first book of Kristin’s that I have read and I was blown away. The style of writing captured me from page one and held me until the last word was read. As soon as that book was put down I started looking into other books already published and picked up Firefly Lane.

    So to answer this question….I would LOVE to read Night Road. My favorite author used to be Dean Koontz, but I have a feeling he has been quietly replaced by a woman who’s stories are so richly developed it leaves the reader emotionally connected the whole way through!

  • Deborah Tyson

    Kristin Hannah is one of my favorite authors. I have read several of her books. I would start with Winter Garden because of the mother-daughter relationship.

  • Lisa Cotterman

    I’m sure both books are terrific as are all of Kristin’s books. I would love to read Night Road it sounds like a terrific story.

  • Michelle Lavender

    Well since I have already read Winter Garden, I guess I would have to say that one. It was a great book. It was so sad to think people really went through things like that. I can’t wait for Night Road to come out!

  • Christina

    Have already read Winter Garden and LOVED it. Can’t wait to read Night Road when it comes out!!!

  • Julie Elliott

    Winter Garden…the teaser about the Russian fairy tale intrigues me!

  • Cathi Fuller

    I love Kristin Hannah’s books and have had more time in the last couple of years to read again due to being unemployed. I would love to read both of her books but think Night Road would be the first one. Being a mother that has always put her children first, am interested in finding out what happened “that night”.

  • Christina

    I already read Winter Garden and loved it. But would LOVE to read and can’t wait for Night Road to come out!!!

  • Michelle La Maire

    I would choose Night Road. Mostly, because I’ve already read Winter Garden, which I loved, and I can’t wait to see what Kristin puts out next!

  • Denise

    Other book I am sure will be a blessing for me to read.I have always been a fan of Kristin. Just haven’t been able to afford new books over food for my family. Thank u in advance if I am chosen.

  • sherry

    i’d like to read night road first because i’ve already read (and loved) winter garden!

  • Cheri

    It would be a very hard choice, actually. Because I was very close to both my mom and my sis (and both have passed away), both titles intrigue me. Any book written by Kristin Hannah will be fabulous! She is an amazing writer and although I have not been fortunate enough to read all that she has written, the ones that I have read have been amazing. She is a very gifted writer and every book makes you feel as though you are right there living the story with the characters! I would love to win so that I could add more books to my Kristin Hannah collection….which is quite small so far since I only recently discovered her as a new author to read. If you haven’t yet read anything by Kristin Hannah, be sure to add her to your “to read” list as you won’t be disappointed. Good Luck to Everyone!

  • Gail

    I’ve read a great number of your books and have LOVED them all. I’ve already read Winter Garden and so my choice is Night Road. I went to pre-order it from amazon for my kindle, but the kindle version wasn’t an option. It is going to come out on Kindle, right?

  • Charlotte

    Have read all your books. Already have Night Road on my reserve library list. Would enjoy my own copy ti share with others.

  • Dolores

    I would love to read them both but start with Winter Garden. as it is so cold and snowy here right now.
    Love Kristin’s books so much. A nice snowy day, a cup of hot coffee and Kirstin’s book. What more could one ask for.

  • Susan Hill

    I am reading Firefly Lane now, and I would love to read Night Road next!

  • Darla Groves

    I can’t wait for Night Road to come out. I love all of Kristin Hannah’s books, especially Firefly Lane & Winter Garden.

  • Michelle

    I can’t wait to read Winter Garden. Even my daughter know’s that I want that book. We were talking what books we have been wanting to read and she said you want to read Winter Garden.

  • charlyn Josey

    Night Road

  • Diane Shuff

    I think I’ll start with Winter Garden first…

  • Barb Campbell

    I read mystic lake and I couldn’t put it down .I have been off work for a couple of weeks so I have been doing alot of reading.I have been searching for Winter Garden and any of Kristin’s books !!I have heard alot of good things about Winter Garden so I guess thats my vote !!I am sure all of Kristin;s books are excellent !!
    Thanks Kristin love your books ~!

  • Alana Rowden

    Night Road – I already read and enjoyed Winter Garden.

  • Carolyn McDonough

    Since I just bought Winter Garden, I’d love to win a copy of Night Road! Will read WG while I’m waiting for the drawing!!!

  • Pauline Tilbe

    I would read Night Road!!
    And I’m celebrating the entire year of 2011 as a fabulous year, even though my birthday is not until April! I think age is all about attitude so I’m rocking the attitude and working on the good health part too!

  • Phoenix

    I’ve read most of Hannah’s other books, & I’m sure I would enjoy either of these. They both sound intriguing – but I do quite like the cover of Night Road.

  • Angela Fay

    Night Road. I picked up Winter Garden as soon as it came out…and like all her other books…I had it done in two days!! I just could not put it down!!! Absolutely love Kristin’s writing style. I was never much of a reader until the day I picked up Firefly Lane. within a month I had read everything I could find from her. So looking forward to this newest piece..Im counting down the days!!

  • Nikki Barrett

    I would start with Night Road! It sounds soooo good!

  • Ellen Hammond

    Since I have already read “Winter Garden” I would read “Night Road”. I adore Kristen Hannah books!

  • MonaLisa Reyes

    I have read Winter Garden and LOVED IT!!! I have told everyone that I know about and told them how wonderful it is and they should also read it. That book will always be with me for the rest of my life. I look forward to the release of Night Road.

  • Peg Bailey

    I would like Night Road, since I have already read and own Winter Garden. In fact, I pre-ordered Winter Garden. Kristin Hannah is an excellent writer. Currently I have borrowed Firefly Lane on CD. Firefly Lane was the first Kristin Hannah book that I read. And I am definitely an avid KH fan.
    I am loving listening to the books on tape or cd. I borrowed Summer Island last month from my local library. This month I borrowed Firefly Lane through inter-library loan. I always loved being read to as a child and am finding it just as nice as an adult. 🙂
    Would love to win a copy of Night Road.
    Thank you!
    ~Peg Bailey

  • Yvonne Valencia

    hi I would luv to receive a copy of Night Road…I’m up to date with all of Kristin’s books…read Winter Garden already, I enjoyed it very much. Still my favorite is Firefly Lane…even noted on my FB as favorite books 🙂
    Plz consider me for this GIVEAWAY! Thanks

  • Karen Burton

    I would like to read Night Road. I have read Winter Garden and several others. Kristin is a wonderful author, and all of her books keep you interested. You even think about the story even after you put the book down and want to get back to it to see what’s next. Thank you for the wonderful stories.

  • Laura McLendon

    I would pick “Night Road” because I love the night sky and I love night time better than day time!!

    I would not say no to “Winter Garden” either if I had to chance to read either because I have not read any of Kristin’s books yet.

  • Cindy

    I have Winter Garden but haven’t read it yet. I’ve read all of Kristin’s books and met her quite a few years ago at Costco in Tukwila, WA. I had no idea that she was there signing books……I was in 7th heaven. I love her books and can’t put them down once I start reading them. Can’t wait for Night Road to come out. I will definitely read Winter Garden first though.

  • Eliza

    Winter Garden because my daughter and I are rebuilding our relationship after a fallout and it might be fun to read together. 🙂

  • Jessica RUIRIA

    For sure winter garden!!!!
    I love the story between mother and daughter. My mom and I are very close. And anything on the subject has my interest.

  • Maureen

    Too late, I already read Winter Garden first and am highly awaiting the new novel Night Road. I really enjoyed Winter Garden as it delves into the family dynamics and builds a closeness between mother and daughter. I teared up at the moments where the mother shares her saga. I think we all can relate to having a lack of communication and not understanding our mothers. I won’t give away the story but know that Kristin Hannah knows how to develop a storyline and this one wasn’t a disappointment!

  • Morgan L

    I would like to (and have) read Winter Garden first. I like to start with an authors earlier work and see how their writing, characters, and plot develop and reoccur in their novels.

  • Amy Rounds

    I’d start with Night Road, since I’ve already read & loved Winter Garden!

  • Katie Morrill

    I would like to read Night Road first because I have already devoured Winter Garden. I have also read every other book Kristin Hannah has ever written as soon as it was written!

  • Vernette deLaveaga

    HI .I would read NIGHT ROAD becauseI have already read Winter Garden and LOVED IT. it was my Bookclub pick. It was loved by all. I think I got them hooked on a new author. 🙂 If I were to win I would ick it again for Bookclub. Maybe we could even talk to Kirsten Hannah about it. Too. Fun! Thanks again!
    Vernette (Maui, Hawaii)

  • Theta

    I have already read Winter Garden which is an amazing book. I am very eager to read Night Road. I cannot get enough of Kristin Hannah. I can always find a way to relate her story lines to myself.

  • rose

    i would like to start winter garden. i love the places with all that snow and it just seems like it would be a fabulous book to start with.

  • Kathy Sexton

    I think I would like to read Night Road first. THe intrgue about what goes wrong for the twins really caught my interest. Although Winter Garden seems to be a really interesting book also, Night Road it the one I would want to read first.
    Thank you
    Kathy

  • Brandy L.

    Would love to read Night Road!!! I have already read Winter Garden and loved it! I love all of Kristin’s books! There’s only a couple I haven’t read yet and I am looking forward to reading those as well.

  • Elaine Bisbee

    I would love to read Night Road. I have read Winter Garden and loved it. My book club will love it too.

  • Lynn Feek

    I’d like to read Night Road, though I guess I can’t really say “first”. I already own Winter Garden, and have read it several times. It’s a fabulous book, and reading the description of Night Road I just know I’d love it as much as I do Winter Garden! I have one teenage daughter and a second daughter nearing her teens, so I can already relate to the book’s heroine, the mother, and the relationships that involve a mother with her teens. I really would very much like to read this book!! Besides, I’m nearly finished with my little collection of Kristen Hannah books, I need another to keep me reading :o).

  • Kimberlea

    I was introduced to Kristin’s books by a lifelong friend I met in high school. Sine reading my first, Firefly Lane I have read many more. I’ve already read Winter Garden. I downloaded it to my Kindle. It included an interview and recipes. Very cool bonus!!! I’d love a copy of Night Road. I can not wait to delve into the characters of Kristin’s new book! She has an amazing talent for creating characters that really stick with you.

  • Monique

    I love all of Kristin’s books and I would love to read Night Road first…..if I don’t win I will be first in line when it comes out!!( and that is only because I have already read Winter Garden!!)…

  • Sarah dowell

    I would love to receive an advanced copy of Night Road. I already own Winter Garden. I have read several of Kristin Hannah’s books, my favorite so far is The Things We Do For Love. As a female, I feel I can easily relate to many of the characters in her novels. I am also a graduate student that enjoys reading for pleasure when I can. I’m currently reading Comfort and Joy.

  • Lorraine Desjadon

    I have read Firefly Lane and True Colors and am now reading Comfort & Joy. I love Kristin’s books. They are very heart warming. Great stories. I will read Winter Garden immediately after finishing Comfort & Joy. I am thoroughly enjoying your books Kristin. You are terrific.
    Thanks for writing. Sincerely Lorraine, in Ky

  • Melody Miklusicak

    I have already read Winter Garden so I would vote for Night Road. I really haven’t found a book of hers that I haven’t loved from cover to cover!

  • Amanda Swan

    I look forward to reading both of your books and love all of your books so far. I would have to say to start I would love to read Winter Garden! I have read every book I can find at the Library and books I have bought and donated to the library by you.

  • Vicki Valenta

    I would choose Night Road because I’ve already read Winter Garden.

  • Micha

    I would have to go with Night Road, but only because I’ve already read Winter Garden (and loved it – it’s my favorite Kristin Hannah book yet). I can’t wait to read her newest!

  • Susan

    By default I pick Winter Garden. But only because I’ve already read it.
    If I had to pick before that I believe I would’ve picked Night Road. This one sounds like my family at this point in time.
    Everything I do is for my children. Now I have a highschooler and things seem to be different. I possibly could draw some strength from Night Road.

  • Summer

    Night Road!!
    I read Winter Garden and LOVED IT!! I can only imagine how good her next book will be because, like wine, they seem to just get better with time.

  • Diane Nardozza

    I’ve already read Winter Garden last year so I have to say I’d like to read Night Road. I love all her books and I’m looking forward to Night Road.

  • Kym Amaral

    I would love to read Winter Garden First, I just love Kristins books, and Havent read Winter Garden or Night Road.

    On Mystic Lake, is still my favorite 🙂

  • pal52021

    I want to read Winter Garden first. All of life revolves around food. Books are my ticket to visit places I’ll never be able to in real life.
    Understanding other cultures brings us closer together. Sometimes we learn of about these cultures from the pages of a a novel. It can have a profound effect on our thinking and feeling in an ever changing world.

  • June Metz

    I readed winter garden and it was good. I was getting an oil change in my car. When I meet a woman and gave her the copy so she could enjoy your book. I would like to read Night Road because I don’t have that book, yet.

  • Mary Veillette

    Well, Winter Garden was my favorite and I read it twice. I am a very big reader and somehow manage to average a book a week. I’m going for Night Road. Since it’s not out yet, it’s the only book of KH that I haven’t read! Loved them all!!!

  • Colleen Markman

    Winter Garden – We are looking for a February book – and try to be topical – we are in the middle of a cold winter here in Kansas and Winter Garden sounds perfect. We all read Firefly Lane and loved it – so wanting to read another Kristin Hannah’s books.

  • Joanie Anderson

    I would love to read Night Road. I read my first Kristin Hannah book about a year ago (Firefly Lane) and loved it so much that I quickly read all the rest of them. Winter Garden was amazing and I am looking forward to the adventure of reading her newest book!

  • Katrina

    I absolutely love Kristin’s writing – as a reader I am captivated. I have already read Winter Garden and couldn’t put it down…as with all of her books. In this, my choice would be Night Road – the storyline of motherhood reminds me of my own Mom and the journey she is on.

  • Leeann Newcomb

    I have read Winter Garden and loved it. I love all of Kristin Hannah’s books. I am dying to read Night Road and so excited that there is a new book coming out. If I did not already read Winter Garden, I would read WInter Garden first because it came out before Night Road and I like to read in order of when they come out. I try to do that but it does not always work.

    I very much liked the way Winter Garden was written and was very surprised at the end. I never saw it coming. I will not say and spoil it for readers who have not read it yet. It is very good and would be a good first read before Night Road. I enjoy all of Kristin’s books and look forward to new books coming out. I cannot wait to read Night Road and all the surprises and emotions that come with it. It is exciting to have a new book to read soon.

    Keep up the good work Kristin, we love your books.

  • Kristen James

    I want Night Ride! I’ve been waiting for it to come out so I have a new Hannah book to read. I met Kristin Hannah and got a signed hardcover copy of Winter Garden to add to my Hannah collection when it first came out. I would love an advance copy of Night Ride. These books really speak to me about relationships between moms and daughters, from both the mom and daughter side. Hannah’s books are complex and true to life with the good, bad and enduring. I enjoy the great writing and also reading a story here the relationship works out. That’s encouraging to me when I hit speed bumps with my daughter or sons. Winter Garden touched me because it helped explain why a distant mom might have good reasons. I’m just so excited to read Kristin’s next book!

  • Renee G

    I would like to read Winter Garden first since it is her earlier book. And I know my sister would love to read this when I’m done.
    rsgrandinetti@yahoo(DOT)com

  • Leanne Planas

    I would like to read Night Road since I have already read Winter Garden. Winter Garden was amazing and I cannot wait to read more from this author!

  • Andi Basterrechea

    I would love to read Night Road. I have already read Winter Garden and loved it. I am a huge fan and cant wait to read this book!

  • Janet Nelson

    I was hooked by Kristin’s writing when I picked up On Mystic Lake while on vacation years ago and have enjoyed reading all of her books since then. I’m reading and enjoying Winter Garden now, so have to say Night Road!

  • Diane Dicke

    I would like to read Night Road because I’ve already read Winter Garden.

  • Jaculin Stutz

    I would want to read Winter Garden because it sounds like a mysterious and intriguing story full of family secrets. Also, because it seems like a book that once I started reading, I wouldn’t want to put it down until I finished it!

  • Kathy Hall

    I would like to read Night Road. I loved Winter Garden and have read all of her books – she is without a doubt my favorite author!! She rocks!

  • Judy Brown

    Well, I cannot tell a lie, I have read everyone of Kristin’s books already. I would have to choose Night Road,since I have not read this one yet. I am sure it will be as good as all of her other books. Thanks and have a wonderful week.

  • DS

    Night Road-Recently I have created a stronger bond with my Mom and I would like a book to reflect on that bond.

  • shonna hutto

    Although I plan to read each of them, I would read Night Road first. I know that each are going to be awesome because I’ve read several Kristin Hannah books and never been disappointed, but Night Road has a very mysterious cover to me and I tend to go for the covers first.

  • Alexandra

    Night Road would be my choice. I’ve read Winter Garden and several of her other books. I’m a “big” fan with one of my goals for the year to read through all her books!

  • Sharon

    Can’t wait to read Night Road. As a mother of teenagers I think I can relate. Ms Hannah always writes with a style that not only entertains, but challenges your emotions.

  • Stephanie

    I would love to read either book but I think Night Road will be on my list first!

  • Lauren “Laurie” Ayers

    I would like to read Night Road b/c I am a mother of 4 sons and I am at an age where 3 of them are out on their own and I face the “transition” of life – I think I would probably and find confirmations for myself as a “High Profile” parent in raising my sons. I am lucky enough to have a little “souvenier” (as I make this transition)! He is 15 and the love of my life. Our sons came first with every decision we made: our love, our money, our time, etc. Night Road for me. . . Hugs!

  • Yvonne Smith

    I already read Winter Garden, so it would have to be Night Road. I read a lot of Kristin Hannah books and got my 82 year old dad hooked. She is one of his favorites now. He bought Winter Garden and passed it on to me, so i will buy Night road and pass it on to him.

  • Sarah

    If Night Road had been available I would say it. The subject matter is one I am vaguely familiar with in my own life. Kristin Hannah tells a beautiful story and has an amazing gift for bonding you with her characters. I feel like I could know every single one of the amazing heroine’s in each of the stories I’ve read of hers. I am anxious to see her take. I have loved everything so far I’ve read of Ms. Hannah’s and will be waiting ever so impatiently for March for this one.

  • nookworm

    Since I have already read and loved Winter Garden and Firefly Lane I would have to say Night Road would be the next on my list. I have yet to meet a Kristin Hannah book that I did not LOVE!

  • Tiffany H

    I have read several of Kristin Hannah’s books including True Colors & Firefly Lane & I am hooked. Eventually I want to read both Night Road & Winter Garden, but I think I would read Night Road first.

  • Christine Hoosier

    I would like to read Night Road. I read Firefly Lane and loved it. I am currently reading the Charlaine Harris Sookie Stackhouse books which was a departure from my usual reading. I am a big fan of Kristin Hannah’s and I hope I get the opportunity to read her newest novel.

  • Crystal Stewart

    I’ve read Winter Garden. In fact, it was the second book I read by her, after Firefly Lane. I’d love to win a copy of Night Road, but either way, I’m going to buy it even if I don’t, the day it comes out. Kristin Hannah knows how to pull a reader into the very emotion that the character is feeling, and you don’t find that very often with a writer. I turn to her books to escape the reality of my life, and find myself feeling thankful for the things I do have, after reading something so powerful.

  • Ruthie B

    Winter Garden…I’ve heard such wonderful things about this book!

  • Kim Sobolewski

    I would want to read Night Road. As the parent of four children, ages 20, 17, 14 and 8, I enjoy stories dealing with families. My older daughter’s name is Lexie so the name caught me eye too. This story looks pretty dramatic.

  • Lynn

    I would like to read “Night Road” since I have already read “Winter Garden.” I became aware of Kristin Hannah when a friend recommended that I read “Firefly Lane.” It was one of the best books I have ever read. I will read any book that this author writes!

  • Andi Basterrechea

    I have absolutely loved each and every book of yours I have read. They are all unique in their own way. This one is the only one I have not read. I would very much like to read this one. Night Road the title and being about motherhood intrigues me. I love being a mother. It is the best thing about my life currently! Thanks for this opportunity to win this book.

  • Jana Graf

    Simple. I want to read Night Road. It is the only book of Kristin Hannah’s that I have NOT read…..One way or another, I will read it…it just would be super fun to win a contest and get to chat with an author that I admire so much!

  • Brenda Schwieger

    Winter Garden

  • Tera Gabelman

    Night Road. I love Kristin Hannah’s writing style.

  • Jennifer Lehr

    I would read Night Road first because I have not read it yet. I did buy Winter Garden last year when it was released and loved every minute of it. I recommend it to my friends. In fact, I bought it for the women on my Christmas list this year. I also put it in as one of my favorite reads in 2010. Can’t wait for Night Road, I’m sure I will not be disappointed.

  • heather milliner

    Either one they will both be amazing but would love to have Night Road as I received Winter Garden from my amazing husband

  • Katrina Swiney

    I’ve read Winter Garden, so I’d really love to read Night Road. I have been looking forward to it for months! I can’t wait!

  • Dana Schipporeit

    Night Road because I’ve already read Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah and it was fabulous!

  • Sandy nichols

    It looks interesting .

  • Marie K

    I would choose Night Road because my kids are around the same age as those in the book and I’m a mom…and always looking for a great book to read. 🙂

  • Linda Smith

    Kristin Hannah’s books are my favorite.Collect and rad them all. Would love to win one in the giveaway.

  • Rebecca Booth

    I would love to read Winter Garden first because of the detail about two sisters who uncover their mother’s secret past. I have read Firefly Lane and enjoyed this book. I would also want to read Night Road at a later time.

  • Melissa Day

    I would have to go with Night Road, since I just finished Winter Garden (Which I LOVED!) Keep ’em coming Kristen!

  • Robin Joslyn

    I think I’d like to read Winter Garden first. Because I am not as close to my mother as I would like to be, it might be interesting to see how other families deal with how things could turn around with issues that are dealt with through out the search of why mom is the way she is. Sometimes we all have to find out reasons beyond our reach in order to understand why things are the way they are.

  • Mindy Miller

    I am so excited to read NIGHT ROAD!! The cover is absolutely stunning and the storyline is haunting. I’ve already read Winter Garden and it was wonderful.

  • kym davidson

    winter garden looks like a great book to start with. I would love to read a book by Kristen Hannah truth be told I’ve never read her books, but this is a great time to start right. ty

  • Johnna Rano

    I would pick Winter garden, I have read almost all your books I really loved True Colors!

  • Kimberly Cleary

    I read Firefly Lane first and loved it. Most recently I read True Colors, I was so sad when it ended. I think I would like to read Winter Garden next! I have been sharing with others and encouraging my patients to read Kristin’s books.

  • Paula Laney

    I have read Winter Garden so I would love to read Night Road.

  • Nicolette

    I would love to read Night Road first. Kristin Hannah is one my favorite authors and I’ve loved all of her books that I have read, Magic Hour being by far my favorite. I would be so wonderful to win a copy to of her new book!!!

  • joelle

    With my sudden and newfound interest in Kristin and her work, i would start with Winter Garden. I like to be chronological So excited to have found such a wonderful author..i can’t wait to “meet” her work.

  • Carol Prazan

    Night Road! Can’t wait. I’ve read Winter Garden… twice. I can’t wait for Kristen’s new book. I wish there were two a year!

  • Rosalind Dickinson

    I would have to say Night Road since I’ve already read (and love) Winter Garden. Kristin is a wonderful and talented author and I love sharing her books with the other members of my family.

  • Glenda B

    I have already read Winter Garden and will read Night Road when it comes out in March.

  • Julie Robinson

    I would like to read Night Road.

  • Wanda Addy

    My choice would be Night Road because I have already read Winter Garden. Have loved everthing that I have read by Kristin Hannah. The first that I read was Firefly Lane. Couldn’t wait to share it with my friends. The song lyrics that started each chapter took me straight back to my cchildhood years!

  • Michelle Hess

    It’s not a question for me, I have already read Winter Garden as well as all of her other books. I will read Night Road the day it comes out. Thanks for giving us a chance to win. 🙂

  • Veronica Smith

    I joined a book club this summer with a dear friend of mine. They had read Firefly Lane and it was then given to me. Having grown up in Central Washington in the 80s and living in the Seattle area in the 90s i fell in love with this book and Kristin Hannah. I then passed the book onto my mom and stepmom who both enjoyed it as much as I. I am going to pick Night Road since I have a daughter who is about the same age as the twins in the book.

  • cindy johnson

    Night road-i am ready for another book on motherhood and how we have difficult choices in life

  • Iris Kamradt

    I would like to read first: Night Road because I have already read Winter Garden and enjoyed it very much.

  • Missy

    I have read all of Kristin Hannah’s books, so my vote is for Night Road. Each one of her books is wonderful and I am so excited to read a new one.

  • Renee Gurley

    I have already read Winter Garden & absolutely LOVED it! Looking forward to reading Night Road!

  • Jaima

    Winter Garden…….and when published Night Road!!

  • Colleen

    I would love to read Night Road because I have recently finished reading Winter Garden and absolutely loved it. I could not put it down and look forward to digging into her latest novel, which I am certain will be amazing!!!

  • Liane M.

    Night Road…because I already read Winter Garden…loved it!

  • Milisa Gardner

    I lost my mother nearly a year ago and i find reading books about a mother brings back many memories of my mom. So think i might read Night Road first. I will be reading both because i love Kristin’s books

  • Karen

    Night Road

  • Bethany

    I think I would LOVE to read Winter Garden. I’ve read so many good things…

  • Jen Folkerts

    Night Road! I read Winter Garden as soon as it came out and loved it!

  • Debbie Muir

    I have read Winter Garden so I would like to read Night Road . Kristen Hannah’s books are amazing!

  • Jenn

    Night road, looks amazing just like all her other books!

  • Davida Blackburn

    Winter Garden!!!

  • Kate Mutch

    I would like to read Night Road first. 🙂

  • Denise Potochnik

    Winter Garden is my favorite Kristin Hannah book, but like any favorite, I can read and re-read it over and over again. It’s like visiting old friends! But I’m always excited about the prospect of a new book, so I think I would start with Night Road. Can’t wait to get my hands on this new book and lose myself in the story.

  • Robin Ellis

    I would like to read Winter Garden first. One reason is the mystery of the sisters secrets which could expose something in their genealogy or family history. Also, I want to know what happens that the Father waits until his death bed to reveal. This book sounds like one that you will not be able to put down! Thanks for the chance to win a copy! I would like to chat with the author as well!

  • Holly Roop

    Night Road

  • Janice Jastowski

    I would have to say Night Road. I have already read Winter Garden and LOVE LOVE LOVED IT!!!!!! I even got my husband to read it, and bragging to all my friends to read it as well. I was hooked after a friend had me read Firefly Lane, and I have since started to read your entire collection!! Haven’t finished them all yet, but I am glad to add you to my list of FAVORITE authors!!!!!

  • Dawn Moore

    Well it would have to be Night Road because I read Winter Garden as soon as it came out in hardback!! Night Road is on my list of must read books for this spring and summer!! Can’t wait!

  • Cindy

    Winter Garden and then Night Road … Love reading Kristin’s Books!

  • Julia Therrien

    I would LOVE to read her new book Night Road. I love how her books tell more than a story, they tell more of a life, with a past, present and a future. The situations could happen to anyone and I like that they can be based on real life. I’m not much of a fantasy reader and when I read IRL (in real life) kinds of books, I fall in love! I cannot wait to fall in love with Night Road just like I have with all of her other books! =]

  • Dana Cook

    I would read Winter Garden first, but then of course I will read Night Road!!

  • Tracey Smolen

    As a daughter and a mother, I am very interested in reading Night Road followed by Winter Garden.

  • Deanna Voigt

    I loved Winter Garden but I own it. Whether I win it or not, I know I will be reading Night Road soon. Looking forward to it.

  • Eileen Marini

    I have read Winter Garden and it is a very touching book. It makes you understand not everything is as it seems. It was a touching story, most of yours are, and leave you trying to understand your own relationships, actually it gives you insights into them. Look forward to reading Night Road. Real stories, not always the way you want them to end but isn’t that real life? Thank you for your lovely stories that touch our lives in ways we never would have expected.

  • Amy Hackbarth

    I can’t wait to read Night Road – I love Kristin’s books. She is a wonderful story teller and once I start one I can’t put it down. Winter Garden was amazing – it is one of my favorite books.

  • Teresa

    I would like to read Winter Garden as I love Kristin’s books. I feel as I am seeing firsthand through the eyes of her characters what they are experiencing and going through and as if I am actually there as well. I am hoping to start reading her book True Colors soon. I loved Firefly Lane. I also have yet to read Summer Island.

  • barbara tripp

    I am reading Winer Garden right now and loving it..wold love to read Night Road next!!!

  • Jenn Pangburn

    I would love to read both Winter Garden and Night Road! But if I have to choose it would be Winter Garden because I have heard so many good things about it. I’m currently ready True Colors! Love Kristin’s writing style, it captivates me!

  • Heidi afton

    I would love to read to Night Road, as I have already read Winter Garden. I love Kristin Hannah’s books. I am a busy mom of four,but I still find the time to read. Nothing better than waking up with a book on your chest at midnight or nursing a baby while reading. Enjoy reading for pleasure and belong to two book clubs.

  • Charissa

    I am a big fan of Kristin’s books so I have already read ‘Winter Garden’. Loved it so much I have borrowed it out. The friend’s who borrowed also loved it so much that they in turn borrowed it out; in the mean time a couple of my coworkers couldn’t wait so they went out and bought it upon my recommendation. So I would definitely love to read ‘Night Road’ as soon as possible! Cannot wait to have a great read and share with others!

  • MaryKay

    Night Road for sure.

  • Sue Moreau

    I want it ALL…about to read Winter Garden right now and looking forward to it…guess I have to also grab up Night Road…if Kristin wrote it, it’s got to be a keeper! Can’t wait!!!

  • Barbara Murcray

    I loved winter garden. It was the first book I read of kristen”s. Since then I have read them all. They always touch my heart

  • Roxie Burket

    I would like to start with Kristin’s book, Winter Garden. My sister and I are avid readers and we always share our books. Winter Garden is about two sisters and it seems fitting. My sister and I have just started reading Kristin’s work and we are thoroughly enjoying her books.

  • Karen Pollard

    What an easy question!!! I would definitely choose Night Road because I haven’t read it. Winter Garden was an amazing book. It kept me totally mesmerized until the final moment when the question I had all along was finally answered.
    I’m anxiously waiting the release of this new book, but to win it would be even better!! Kristin’s books are all fabulously written.

  • Anne McQuiston

    I would like to receive either one. I have not read any of her books yet. I am new to her books.

  • beth wall

    I have already read winter garden and it was very sad and amazing. Now I am so ready to read the new novel-The Night Road. And like i always do i pass the books on to my 2 daughters.

  • Marjorie Roberts

    Winter Garden – I’m on page 125. Can’t wait to get Night Road!

  • Char Peterson

    I’d definitely have to choose Night Road, as I have already read every other book she wrote! When I find an author I love, I stick with them until there is nothing left to read!

  • Karen Tremonti

    As a mother myself I would love to read Night Road first. It Is true that for us mom’s, life does come down to a series of choices and the choices we make affetct the children we raise.

  • Chris Schneider

    I would read Night Road, only because I have already read Winter Garden! I guess that means I read Winter Garden first. I read all Kristen’s books as soon as I can. Thus I would like to win Night Road. I am sure it is WONDERFUL. She has never written a book that disappointed me!

  • Ginger Bridwell

    Night Road since I’ve already listened to Winter Garden.

  • Lorene Beach

    I read Winter Garden two weeks ago, so now I really need to read Night Road.Love Kristin Hannah books!

  • Kristina Ross

    Night Road because I already read Winter Garden.

  • Megan

    I would like to read Night Road because I already read Winter Garden. In fact, I have read all of Kristin Hannah’s books. Some of them multiple times. She is one of my favorite authors. I cant wait to read Night Road!

  • Connie Roution

    I think Night Road, simply because I am intrigued by a book about motherhood and forgivenss. I am a huge fan of Kristin’s and have been hooked ever since I read Firefly Lane! 🙂 I have no doubt that Night Road will not disappoint!

  • Candi Ciciarelli

    Night Road! I just finished Winter Gardne, so I’m anxious to read the next from Kristin!

  • Marsha Crutchfield

    Already read Winter Garden and absolutely LOVED it!!!
    SO looking forward to Night Road!

  • Nicole Pealer

    I have loved everything that I have ever read of Kristin’s however I think I would like to read Night Road first. As a mother you are always trying to do your best for your children, I can only imagine how much Kristin pulls at the heartstrings of any mother in this book.

  • MaryIvancicts

    I have just gotten into reading your books, right now I am reading “Distant Shores” I love it! Want to read more of the earlier books. i would like to read “Night Road” next!

  • Stacey Griffin

    I would love to start with Night Road as I recently finished Winter Garden and can’t get my Kristen Hannah fix quick enough. She hits to the core of womanhood, sisterhood, friendship and soon to be motherhood in her new novel.

  • Charity Trivanovich

    I would love to start reading Night Road. I have read all of your books and am excited for the next book to come out!

  • Angie Rogers

    I have already read Winter Garden, so I guess I would say I would start with that. But I am eager to read Night Road too!

  • Elizabeth E

    Hmm . . . hard choice . . . I think “Winter Garden” would be my choice to read first.

  • Courtney

    I would love to read Night road because I’ve heard it has a large teen storyline. I myself am a teen and I think it would be cool to see how the teen plot differs from other Kristen Hannah books I’ve read, (including Winter Garden) I love Kristin’s books because each book has wonderful characters that I learn about and learn to love.

  • Megan Schaaf

    Iwant to read Night Road. I already have Winter Garden. I love all of Kristen Hannah’s books!

  • Sandy

    I would really like to read “Night Road”.

  • Diane

    Night Road. I’ve already read Winter Garden and loved it!

  • Caroline H

    I’ve read Winter Garden and absolutely LOVED it! I can’t wait for Night Road to come out to read it. So excited!

  • Michelle Dierker

    I would LOVE to read Night Road! I always purchase Kristin’s books as soon as they come out, and I’ve already read Winter Garden. I would love to be among the first to read a copy of Night Road! Thank you so much for the opportunity!

  • Sheila Smith

    I would choose Night Road, because I am currently reading Winter Garden. I have read almost all Kristen Hannah’s books and love all of them. Night Road will be like Christmas all over again. I am so excited

  • Stacey Griffin

    I would definitely love an opportunity to read Night Road as I have recently finished Winter Garden and can’t seem to get my Kristin Hannah fix soon enough. She is an excellent writer and hits to the core of women, friendship and soon to be “motherhood” in her new novel.

  • Connie Alspaugh

    Night Road because I have already read Winter Garden so I know it has to be good. I hosted a House Party and got it. I would love to win this but I was lucky once already. I can wait for it and buy it.

  • Tiffany Salcedo

    I have read Winter Garden..It was such a different way of writing for Kristen and thought she did another outstanding, heartfelt job..Can’t wait for her new Novel..It looks engaging!

    • Tiffany Salcedo

      I forgot to mention that I want to read “Night Road” right away since I’ve read winter garden already..

  • Kathy

    I’d like to start with “Night Road”.
    I am one of the ‘previewers’ for my book club and we are always looking for something ‘new to us’ to read.

  • Regina Wood

    I would start with Night Road as I just finished reading Winter Garden and I LOVED it! I have several of Ms. Hannah’s books and have enjoyed every one of them! Can’t wait for Night Road!

  • Gail Wiltshire

    I would LOVE to read Night Road first!!!!! I’ve read Winter Garden and it was awesome. I love all of your books.

  • stacey stassinis

    I would love to read Night Road, as I have already read Winter Garden and LOVED it! I can certainly relate to the idea of a mother putting her children first and fearing of outside influences….the rest sounds intriguing!

  • Kirstin Tippie

    I would want to read Night Road because I own and have read the other ones already. Not that they arent worth reading again, but Im always right there to get the new Kristin Hannah book. Love, love, love her work!!!

  • LYNN MILLER

    I can’t wait to read Night Road. Winter Garden was such a riveting, wonderful story with an awesome ending and I am anxious to see Kristin top it with Night Road!

  • Natasha McCormick

    I am going to pick night road. I love all her books.

  • Amy Doyle

    I would like to read Night Road since it is her new book. Her books are the best

  • Holly

    Night Road because I have read Winter Garden twice and I LOVE it!

  • Kim Hooper

    Night Road

  • shannon camden

    I have read 5or 6 of Kristin Hannah’s books. I loved everyone of them. They make feel like I am right there in the story with them. I definitely want to start reading Night Road and of course then I will have to read Winter Garden. I am currently reading Firefly Lane.
    Thanks

  • Ellyn

    I would like to read Night Road. I’ve already read Winter Garden. I love all of Kristin Hannah’s books.

  • Charnelle

    I would like to read both, but will start with Winter Garden. I started reading Kristin’s books last year and couldn’t put them down! Love them!!

  • Gelena Gerts

    Definitely Night Road

  • Christy

    I would love to read Night Road. I have read every single one of Kristin’s books. I recommend her to everyone! Winter Garden was fabulous.

  • Brenda

    I would read Night Road first. I have loved every book I have read so far and couldn’t imagine ever being dissappointed!

  • Angie Michaliga

    Night Road!!!! Winter Garden was a tough read! But fantastic!

  • Erin Langer

    Winter Garden, only because I hadn’t heard of Night Road until today!

  • Cindy Monroe

    I would choose to read Night Road first. As teacher of teenage young adults, I can see that there is thread that runs through this piece that I can make connections. Also, I’ve just discovered the sheer magic of Kristin Hannah’s writing and can’t wait to grow as her most captive fan!

  • Michele

    I’m excited to read Night Road. I’ve already read Winter Garden, but it was so good that it deserves another read…soon!

  • Becca F

    I received Winter Garden through houseparty.com party and LOVED IT!!! Would love to win Night Road!!

  • Julie Fuher

    I would start with Night Road…I read the excerpt and it has already “grabbed” me. Now I can’t wait for it to come out so I can read the whole book. I usually read a book twice, the first time I devour it and the second time I savor it and read it slowly.

  • Melissa A

    I’d choose Night Road, because I already read (and loved) Winter Garden.
    Thanks!

  • Sharleen So

    I would start with Night Road since I already read Winter Garden. I got it as soon as it came out and finished it within 2 days.

  • Linda White

    Winter Garden as it really sounds like what might be a real life story! We all want to know what secrets our mother may have hidden, what she was like when younger, what she did!

  • Laura Anderson

    I am currently reading WINTER GARDEN and enjoying it immensely. I would love to read her new book, NIGHT ROAD. I am particularly drawn to it, as it is about motherhood.

  • Brandy Bates

    Night Road!

  • Courtney Silva

    Night Road. I’ve already read Winter Garden and Loved it!!

  • auntievjohnson

    I would start with Night Road, Being a mother of three adult children, we do whatever we can to protect, support and give our children the skills to become independent and successful in life. At times it is hard to watch them learn and let go. They both sound like awesome books and I would enjoy reading both and learning about the author Kristin Hannah and her writing style.

  • Lisa B Ellison

    I would like to start with Night Road. Although… I haven’t read Winter Garden yet…. Hmmmm.

  • Kathy Mehrle

    I have already read Winter Garden and it proved to be my favorite book by Kristin Hannah, so I would read the new book Night Road next.

  • Michelle Strommer

    I would read Night Road because I already read Winter Garden! I love all her books and just get swept away while reading and re-reading them!

  • goldie

    I would have to choose night road, I have already read winter garden! It was the first book of Kristen’s I ever read, and I was doing so while taking care of my mother who passed away right when I was nearing the end of the book….another one of lifes mysteries will be what led me to the book? I have been reading steadily since then, and so far Firefly Lane has stolen my heart

  • Leen

    Having read all of Kristin’s books to date and having preordered the last few, this isn’t a really difficult question to me since I’m counting the days until “Night road” will be in the book stores. Since I live in Belgium, I always get it a few days later than people in the US too, so if I could win the book and get to read it earlier, that would be heaven on earth! I’m definitely admitting to an addiction here, so anything signed K. Hannah that I can get my hands on, is more than welcome! 🙂

  • Leeanna Fatovic

    I would like to read Night Road! I already read Winter Garden and loved it!

  • Tammy22

    Since this an author new to me, I would like to read her earlier book first. Both stories sound like they suit my reading tastes and I love discovering new books! Thanks for the chance.

  • Cheryl

    I would love to read NIGHT ROAD by Kristin Hannah. I am a loyal fan and actually purchased WINTER GARDEN in hardcover the day it was released and so I am anxiously awaiting the release of her next book, NIGHT ROAD. It’s been a while and am looking forward to another one of her books! I love Kristin Hannah and the way she unfailingly draws the reader into her stories. I am actually sad everytime I finish one of her books because I’ve grown to care about the characters so much (THE MAGIC HOUR hit me the hardest). Thank you, Ms. Hannah, for bringing us such wonderful stories! Please keep them coming!

  • Laura B

    I’d like to read Night Road. I have boy/girl twins that age!

  • Tammi Bellew

    Night Road definitely. Then Winter Garden and share it with my mom, she loves her books too.

  • Amanda Rich

    I’ve already read Winter Garden bit I can’t wait to read night road. I love to read Kristin Hannah’s books.

  • Sara Park

    I would like to read Night Road since I have already read Winter Garden, which I loved.

  • Paula Johnson

    I would like to read, Night Road next. I can’t say first as I have already read Winter Garden. I am a big fan of Kristin Hannah’s books, having read several. I highly recommend Winter Garden – it is so thought provoking and somewhat life changing. I sure have a deeper appreciation of the things I have after reading Winter Garden. Happy Reading everyone!

  • Tonya Ford

    I have read Winter Garden (great book) so I would have to answer Night Road. Kristin is an amazing author and her books are real page turners!

  • Christine Chandler

    Night Road because the name Jude is special to me … close friend’s name that passed away – and I know what it is like to put others happiness ahead of your own. All of your books that I’ve read to date have moved me in one way or another…..

  • Sharon

    Winter Garden!

  • Marilyn

    I would feel very fortunate if I was to get to read Night Road. I don’t read half as much as I would like because I am always putting everyone else first, including in my profession, as a high school nurse. The book sounds so familiar as I have raised 3 girls, all 6 years apart, all with different developmental needs, and spend at least 30 minutes on each on them/day. I’d love to tell them that “mom is reading about something I can relate to” or “mom is doing for her for a few minutes” and this book would give me the opportunity. Thank You!

  • Alicia

    I would love to read Night Road. I love Kristin Hannah’s books and find that I can relate personally to something in each of her books. With just reading what Night Road is about I can so relate once again to this book.

  • Heather Ginty

    Night Road because It seems like a very interesting story! I have already read Winter Garden and it was amazing!

  • Barbara Green

    Night Road. I have already read Winter Garden and I love Kristin’s books. I always anxiously wait for her books to be published. Firefly Lane is one of my favorite books! Kristen is a writer who once I start her books, I don’t want to stop until the end of the book. Has caused many a late night.

  • Janine Stafford

    Love to read Night Road. I am close to my mother and I am a mother of 2 boys. Always love to read about the realtionships between mothers and their children

  • Tiffany D.

    I would love to read Night Road. I haven’t read anything by Kristin Hannah yet but I would love to. I cannot get enough to read and I would love to have a new author to obsess over 🙂

  • dale

    Winter Garden! I think the story sounds wonderful! And it’s winter… perfect time to read this book! ♥

  • Pat Soulier

    I would really like to read both. I love Kristin Hannah’s books. But if I had to pick one to read first, it would have to be Winter Garden because the topic seems a little more interesting to me.

  • jackie dean

    would love to read night road. I have already read winter garden twice.. I love all of her books… would love to win a copy of night road. Night road seems like a story to be shared over and over again…Thank you.

  • Alicia VanderMartin

    I would choose Night Road first as it jumped out at me when reading the description. I read all the time and cannot wait to include these 2 with the rest of my Hannah books!

  • Jennifer

    Winter Garden, because I love the relationships Hannah’s characters have, they always draw me in.

  • karly Melnick

    NIght Road, looks very interesting!

  • Ashlie Orcutt

    I would like to read Kristin’s book Night Road. I absolutely love her books, she is an amazing author.

  • Sandy

    Winter garden

  • michelle marr

    I read Winter Garden last year- it was one of the MOST moving book I have ever read. I found myself pondering it for months afterward.

    I would LOVE to read either of them- ANY of your books are a lifechanging experience.
    Thank you for your committment to women and relationships- your books are “Moments to treasure”
    I have gotten so many friends reading your books.
    Love you
    Michelle Marr

  • Janet Stallard

    I would like to read Night Road
    Love your books…read Firefly Lane and found all your books read them all and gave Firefly Lane to one friend with a note saying it was to be passed to all our friends. We have all read it and loved it.
    Janet Stallard

  • Marisa Olsen

    Night Road…one of the few by KH I haven’t read and can’t wait for it to be released!

  • Angela

    I would read “Night Road”. I have already read “Winter Garden” and loved it, and would actually love to read it again, but I will start with “Night Road” first.

  • Jill Kennard

    I would like to read Nite Road because of the mother child bond.

  • Shawna

    I have actually not heard of this author. Her books sound great especially Night Road. I’d like to read it first to learn more about how this author writes.

  • Kim Franks

    Night Road! I’ve read Wintwe Garden & absolutely LOVED it!!!

  • Robin

    I would love to read Winter Garden!!!

  • Karen Petrossi

    I am presently reading Winter Garden, and I am fasinated by the flow of the story telling. It has been hard to put down. I would very much like to win Kristin’s new book Night Road.
    Karen

  • karen s

    I’d love to read “night road” because the title sounds like it would make an exiting mystery. I am attracted to read books that have many unexpected twists and turns.

  • betty woolfolk

    I would like to read “Winter Garden”. My mother is from Latvia. At the end of WWII, when she was 10 yrs old, Latvia was once again headed for occupation by the Soviets. My grandparents, having lived previously under Soviet occupation during WWI, vowed never again to live under Soviet rule. My grandfather declared that they were going to America. What transpired over the next 5 years is a family story that I hope to share with the world someday. My mother was 15 years old when she finally reached America. My grandfather did not make it. The experiences my mother had certainly shaped her for the rest of her life–some good and some bad. I feel like I will understand Anya and her daughters in a very personal way, and I look forward to getting to know them.

  • Tamra Hull

    WINTER GARDEN SOUNDS LIKE AN INTERESTING READ ,I LIKE HISTORICAL NOVELS

  • Sandy

    As a mother and a sister, it’s hard to say which one I would like to start with more since both roles are important to me. But right now I lean more towards Winter Garden. Thank you very much for this opportunity.

  • Ivy

    Winter Garden because it sounds mysterious, yet cozy.

  • Jeanne

    Definitely Winter Garden – sound more intriguing to me!

  • Christine Norman

    I would like to read “Night Road” first because motherhood and forgiveness are dear to my heart.

  • Janice Conway

    I would definitely like to start with Night Road because the title is intriguing to me, sort of mysterious and dangerous. Two components that make for interesting reading while wrapped up in a hammock on a cool but sunny winter day!!

  • Zoe lee

    I would love to read winter garden. 🙂

  • Kai W.

    I love reading Kristin Hannah’s books. They have heart and emotion in them and best of all there is always a mystery in the story. I would read Night Road first and then Winter Garden.

  • Linda Kish

    Night Road because I spent the past 27 years as a single mom/ I lived to raise my son when he was young to give him the best I could. He is now grown, married and a wonderful person. It could have turned out so much differently….I was lucky.

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  • Liz Rhodes

    I’d like to read both of them- I’m a big fan of Kristen Hannah; but I would read Winter Garden first- as one of 3 sisters, I love to read about other sister relationships.

  • Talex

    Winter Garden
    Having three daughters of my own, I feel an affinity toward novels to do with mothers and daughters. Reading of the trials some families endure touches me deeply.

  • Anne O’Sullivan

    I would be very interested in reading ‘Night Road’. As a mother of three adult daughters it would be an eye opener. Mother / daughter relationships can be complex, frustrating but also very loving and rewarding. This would be the first time reading a novel by Kristin Hannah and it sounds like a wonderful book.

  • Beth Lowe

    Winter Garden would be my first choice, love books that have a history content. Since I read every night I would love to read them both.

  • Mary Ward

    Since I have already read Winter Garden, I’d love to get my hands on Night Road. I’ve read all her books and am a big fan.

  • Mary McGill

    Night Road

  • Cheryl

    They both sound amazing but I think I would read Winter Garden first. It strikes a chord with me as I have been learning bits and pieces of my mother’s early marriage over the last few years.

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  • Trisha B.

    I would like to read Night Road!

  • lindsey85

    I would like to read Winter Garden. Having 4 daughters, I am always fascinated with the mother/daughter dynamics in a family, and this story sounds like a nice way to escape and relax for a few hours.

  • Patricia Lewis

    I woud love to read Night Road because it seems to be about something we all should have n common…forgiveness. We make forgivness so complicated but someone may find somethings in their life that can be healed by someone elses experiences including me.

  • Mickie

    They both sound good, but the one that I would want to start with is Night Road. It caught my interest first.

  • DOTTI

    I’D LOVE TO READ WINTER GARDEN. I PARTICIPATE IN THREE BOOK STUDY GROUPS AND IT SOUNDS LIKE A GREAT BOOK FOR DISCUSSION.

  • Martha Hildreth

    I just read “Winter Garden”. and LOVED it! I would love to read “Night Road”!! Her characterization was so real, and the deeply moving story of the mother’s true story became so inticing to me, I couldn’t put the book down. In fact, I was sorry when it ended. The story really made me understand some stories my father tried not to tell about WWII, (it was too painful for him to describe the events) I am an avid reader, who loves to discover ‘new’ authors.

  • Donna Peterson

    I would love to read Winter Garden. It is a book I have been interested in but not had the chance to read yet. Love books about sisters!

  • ctgal

    Winter Garden, for sure. I learned something shocking about my mother’s past recently from a cousin. He said his dad told him about it. He was amazed I didn’t know. My mother kept secrets very well, I guess, as did most of her brothers and sisters. It took me a long time to process.

  • Barb Bednarski

    Winter Garden

  • Val

    I would to read Winter Garden. I have never read a book witten by Kristen Hanna so either book would be a treat.

  • Chrisq

    Would love to read her books. Reading is my favorite pastime. I would start with Winter Garden. It seems appropriate with our New England weather.

  • sue galati

    Winter Garden sounds more up my alley….

  • madeline

    I would love to read Night Road because I know how good
    Kristin Hannah’s books are. I have read both True Colors and Firefly Lane ,and although I haven’t read Winter Garden,it is sitting on my night stand as I just bought it. Kristin writes about real “people” with real life ups and downs. I so enjoy her books,and pass them on to friends when I have finished one.Thank you!

  • Carol Segal

    While both of these books sound intriguing, I would like to read “Night Road” first. The characters in this book appeal more to my interest.

  • Connie Faulkner

    Night Road looks interesting to me

  • hockeynanny

    I would like to read Winter Garden first, I am already curious as to what the two sisters have found out about the secret past. I would love to follow their adventures that help them find out about their mother’s past.

  • Myra

    I’d like to read “Winter Garden” first. I’ve never thought of my mother having a secret life, but the idea intrigues me. I bet my sister would think so as well!

  • Susan

    I would probably read Night Road first because as a licensed counselor I am fascinated by family dynamics and the act of forgiveness. Bibliotherapy is often a useful tool when I am able to suggest a patient read a book whose storyline provides a different perspective to a shared problem.

  • joan rice

    Winter Garden is the book I would like to read first .It sounds like a interesting way to get know this authors work.

  • tanya sicina

    Winter Garden looks like a very interesting read.

  • Diann

    I love to read, so either would be great, but would start with Winter Garden since we are in the season!

  • Carmen Deichman

    I would pick Night Road because I am a mother of two sons. It sounds very interesting.

  • Susan Siceloff

    Definitely would love to read Night Road. As I am the mother of four girls, two of who have left to attend college, and two still home. I would love to read about someone else’s response to this situation.

  • Barbara

    I would like to read Winter Garden first, only because I lost my sister a few years ago and enjoy reading about a relationship between two sisters. I put myself in the place of one of the sisters and my sister in the other.
    The mother/daughter relationship is also tremendously important to me, but at this moment in time, I would read the sister book first.

  • mary lou

    I would like to read Night Road because of it being about forgiveness within a family. I am a mother of five children who has had to receive and give forgiveness also. Life if full of difficulties even within relationships and forgiveness and love are the only means of healing wounds. I am curious how the author handles the topic.

  • SUE MILLER

    Night Road because it’s about motherhood and I haven’t read one of her books yet but look forward to becoming a fan.

  • Darlene

    They both sound interesting, but if I had to choose just one, I guess it would have to be Night Road– motherhood and forgiveness– who can’t relate to that?

  • Phyllis Neubauer

    I would like to start with Winter Garden. It would seem to be somewhat of a parallel to my sisters and my life. Sounds very interesting.

  • mary lou

    I would like to start wit Night Road as I have five
    children and am very in tune with what forgiveness is all about both ways. Would like to see how Hannah’s books portray the most giving sacrifice we can give to one another.

  • Patti Sherman

    I would like to start with Night Road as I am a Mom and it sounds interesting to me.

  • johanna

    Night Road because it sounds like what we all face when we come to a fork in the road: making the best choice, sometimes, the only choice. We always worry about choices, as who knows the definite outcome.

  • Heidi Borson

    I would like to start with “Night Road,” and would enjoy the opportunity to review books on a regular basis for FOF.

  • Claudia Seche

    As a mother of young mothers, the notes for each took my breath away. Either would be a pleasure.

  • Susan Gustafson

    I would read Winter Garden first. It sounds interesting, finding out about past secrets. I am one of five sisters so this book appeals to my sense of curiosity.

  • Francine Gronsky

    I would choose Winter Garden because I love a good mystery and since it’s about two sisters that would really interest me since I have a twin sister who also loves to read mystery.

  • Robi Malone

    I would read Night Road first. The story of motherhood and forgiveness resonates with me. While forgiveness isn’t always easy but one that needs to be practiced every day.

  • Fairyfood

    As a mom who is always apologizing, Night Road sounds like an interesting read.

  • McKim

    Winter Garden – although I’d like to read both.

  • susan varney

    i read a review of winter garden its story of hope, fear, death, friendship, sacrifice, honor, and history.it also has the elements of fate and second chance. what nore could i ask for
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  • Tisha

    I would read Winter Garden first. The reason is, I have no sisters so an adventure with one would be fun, I love gardens and gardening and it is winter right now.

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  • Pat B

    I think I’d like to read Night Road. It reminds me of all the nights I spent worrying when my kids were teens – luckily we all made it through without too many bruises.

  • Jewels Borrelli

    I have never read anything by this author. I would love to start by reading one, especially, if it came from FOF!!!!

  • Renee J.

    I would like to start with Winter Garden. Though I have not read any of Ms. Hannah’s books I love to read and this title sounds enchanting!

  • Susan Lummis

    I am a fan of Kristin Hannah and have read all her books. I found Winter Garden to be sad; two daughters growing up deprived of their mother’s love and not knowing why. I anxiously await her newest book Night Road. As a mother, I think I could relate to her worries, but hopefully never her worst fears coming true.

  • Linda

    Night Road would be my first choice, because to me life is all about relationships, and I have two amazing women for daughters, and our relationships are constantly changing.

  • Shari

    I’d LOVE to read either one as they both sound sooo good!

  • Mary Robinson

    I would like to start with Winter Garden. I, too, belong to a book club and I think this would be an excellent selection as all of us are mothers. My sister recently moved from the northeast to SC, and we try to read the same books so we can discuss them during our regular calls. She and I are planning a “road trip” this spring and Winter Garden sounds like a great book to discuss while we travel.

  • Linda Scott

    I would like to start with Winter Garden. It sounds more interesting to me than Night Road. I have never read Kristin Hannah’s books so have nothing else to go by; however, I sort of the experience with my mother and was never really able to find out much about her life before marrying my father. I have always wondered?

  • Angela Mahler

    To be honest, I like to read the books authors write in the order that they write them. I find it interesting to witness the evolution of a writer.

    So, from the looks of it, I would choose Winter Garden to read first.

  • gmc

    I think I would read Night Road first based on the description of the story.

  • starsmom

    Winter Garden…….the plot synopsis intrigues me.

  • BJRose

    Winter Garden. I have 4 sisters and we all interact differently with each other. Always interested in stories featuring sisters.

  • Linda, Hollywood, FL

    I have always been fascinated in learning the many ways women are influenced consciously and unconsciously by the lives of their mothers. The idea of uncovering secrets and the metaphor of “winter gardens” also intrigued me. This book is also of special interest to me as my maternal grandparents were Russian.

  • Paula Weekley

    I love Kristin Hannah’s books – I’d really like to read Winter Garden first, though, as I have a sister and the description sounds intriguing. Kind of reminds me a little bit of how “The Bridges of Madison County” unfolded. At any rate, I would love to read both of these books!

  • Joyce Nardozzi

    Ooops! I forgot to include the reason I would choose Winter Garden: After reading the exceprt, I saw similarities in my personal life to the characters in the book. Thus, I am intrigued to read about the relationships between them. It would be interesting to see if any events in the book mirror my life in any way. Thanks again for the opportunity to be a part of this contest!

  • skena

    winter garden because it sounds so interesting
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  • Joyce Nardozzi

    Winter Garden sounds like a good read to me! Thank you for asking!

  • Kathleen Edillor

    As I appreciate Kristin Hannah and would read both of these book, I would start with Winter Garden. Its sounds intriguing and interesting to explore the relationship of the mother with her daughters. I can only wonder at what deep hurt and trauma caused this woman to miss connecting with her daughters.

  • Nancy

    I would live to read Winter Garden. I need a good winter book at the moment and I have three sisters, so it sounds interesting.
    Thanks!

  • Cindy Rogozin

    I was very intrigued by Night Road. In life so many people experience a time that they wish for one day or night they could go back and do something differently and it would make a major difference in their lives.

  • Darlene

    I would like to start with Night Road I don’t read alot but I would like to get started and this one sounds like I might stick to completing the book.

  • Mary Rader

    I would like Winter Garden’s. I have sisters, our mother has passes away and we are now taking care of an aged father.

  • Sharon Haas

    I’d love to read Winter Garden first because I keep hearing so many wonderful reviews about it!

  • Sherry Gilmore

    As a single parent, raising 3 boys from 8-15 after a nasty separation, I can identify with hardships, mother’s bonds and hard decisions. Although I’ve never read this author, the book, Night Road sounds very intriguing to me

  • cyndi bell

    I would love to read Night Road. I have read Winter Garden – actually I listened to it on Cd and it was a great book. She is such a great story teller that I felt like I was right there. I could not wait to hear the next chapter. I listen to books on CD a lot and my husband is not so enthused, but with this book even he could not wait to go some where in my car so we could hear the rest of the story! I am sure her other books will be equally as wonderful!

  • Denise Tremaine

    I’d like to read Night Road first as I have 3 adult daughters and I love to read about mother-daugther relationships….

  • RarnChild

    This is a difficult decision . . . I’m a mother – who needs to learn about forgiveness, so Night Road sounds very interesting. But I’m also of Ukrainian heritage, so I think Winter Garden might give me some insight into my family history. I think I’ll go with Winter Garden!

  • Elaine

    Winter Garden sounds interesting. I like a mystery.
    I have a sister and we could both read it and compare notes.

  • Sheila B.

    I’ve not read Ms. Hannah’s books before and don’t know how I missed her. Night Road has a first sight appeal because I am a mother of twins who turned 31 this week. One is recently married and the oldest of the two is having trouble finding the right person for him. Worries me. Hope Ms. Hannah’s books get to “books on tape” as these days, that is my #1 way of “reading”. LOL

  • Corrie

    I think I’d like to start with Night Road because I’m really interested in fiction that explores motherhood and identity.

  • Barb

    This is a tough choice. I think I’d like to start with Winter Garden; the whole premise of the book sounds intriguing!

  • Theresa H

    I played eenie meenie minie mo and Night Road won!!

  • hrbeck_98

    I would have to choose Night Road first because the subject hits very close to home. I love her writing and hope to read both of them eventually. Firefly Lane was excellent!

  • Terry

    Probably Winter Garden since we’re in the winter season, but either book sounds appealing.

  • Linda

    Been looking for good books to read so either one would be great.

  • Tricia N.

    Gosh, it’s hard to choose which one of these two books I would like to read first. Both sound like they would be a really good read. But, I would probably pick the one that was written earlier–Winter Garden. Especially when I find a “new” author I try to read their books in chronological order–you can very often see how the author grows with each book.

    I hope my local library or book store have Kristin Hannah’s books in stock. She sounds like an author I could spend some time with.

  • Susan Bradley

    I would like to read Kristin’s Night Road first, it sounds like I could pass it on to my daughters for their children.

  • johnnywray witten

    night road looks like it would be a good story to read. I have never gotten to read any from this composer of words.

  • Barbara Ryan

    I would like to read Winter Garden first, to find out what is the Mothers secret and the story of the two sisters. Thank you for writing interesting books.

  • Lauren Bradford

    I would like to read Winter Garden. As I an adult child of a disabled parent, I would like the insight of Christin Hannah – and would enjoying reading her take on mother/daughter adult relationship.

  • jill blum

    winter garden

  • Rebecca

    I would like to read Kristin’s newest book, Night Road, first then readWinter Garden. I am an avid reader and when I find an author I like I read everything they have written then wait (very) impatiently for thier next work to be published.

  • Bev

    I would love to read Kristin Hannah’s Books. I would probably read Winter Garden, since it is winter and might be a good book to read a cold winter night.

  • Denise Medvid

    I would LOVE to read Winter Garden as I have 2 sisters and would relate to the subject matter!

  • Leanna Nalley

    I would like to read Winter Garden because it sounds so intriguing, somewhat of a mystery yet has some historical content and the love of family. I’ve also never had the opportunity to read a Kristin Hannah novel. If I like it I will recommend to my book club.

  • Pauline Morales

    I would like to start with Night Road.

  • Alice

    I used to love to read but for the past year have got into playing games on FB and as the new year starts I want to get back into reading more and playing less. The ‘Night Road’ looks like it will be one of those books you can’t put down…what a way to get back into reading.

  • jackie albarella

    Not being familiar with Hannah’s work look forward to an introduction to a new writer.

    Always fascinated by sister relationships so Winter Garden would be the one for me.

  • mell

    I would love to read Winter Garden first. It seems like a good read on a cold Sunday evening.

  • Cheryl Jacobs

    I think I would strat with the first book, Winter Garden. I love the unexpected and the synopsis leads me to believe that secrets will definitely be revealed. There is always great satisfaction dsicovering a new author and then sharing the books with friends.

  • mell

    I would like to read Winter Garden first. It seems like it would be a good read on a cold Sunday evening.

  • BetsyG

    I would LOVE an advance copy of Night Road! As a fan an avid reader of Ms Hannah I’ve already read the poignant Winter Garden! But would definately reread!

  • Sherrie

    Both books sound extremely interesting…
    I suppose I’d start with The Winter Garden, because I too have a sister who has led a very different life from me–and our mother (not Russian–but German) has also had a very difficult past. I’m sure the book will be one I’ll relate to.

  • Jina

    I would like to read Night Road. I have had a very difficult time with one of my children and am working very hard on forgiveness.

  • Diane Mason

    Either would be wonderful to start with, but I understand that Winter Garden is the earlier book, so that’s the one I would start with.

  • JoAnn

    I would like to read the book “Night Road” first. It sounds interesting — how a family is torn apart, losing everything and a mother’s love that keeps attempts to keep them together

  • Phyllis

    I would want to read Night Road first then jump right into Winter Garden…. motherhood and forgiveness is always a Hot topic but who also dosen’t have a secret in their past?

  • Jeanne McBrayer

    I would like to start with Winter Garden. Thanks for the give-away offer.

  • Cbailey

    Winter garden sounds like a good book to crawl up with on a cold winter night and get lost in!

  • suzanne

    Winter Garden would be my first choice… My mom was a VERY private person and my sister & I really never knew much about her life. This would be a fascinating read!!

  • Debbie

    I would like to start with Winter Garden. I love a good mystery/suspense novel, and the family plot is interesting as ancestry info too

  • Leslie Carcaise

    I would like to read Winter Garden. My favorite pastime is reading and both books look good.

  • swhite

    I would like to read Winter Garden. I am always interested in finding out what is behind someone front face and this seems to deal with that. Sometimes we see people and we wonder what the other person sees in this cold person and until you know the whole story the picture doesn’t fit. This story interests me. Even if I don’t win I may go the and pick this one up to read.

  • Hewitt Hulse

    I would like to read the earlier book, Winter Garden. I love books about gardens and gardening, and I read a ton of books, I am always looking for new authors! It so happens I have never read anything by this author. Getting to talk with her online would be extremely interesting!

  • Robyn Ely

    I would choose Night Road

    The reason: I can relate to it completely

  • joann

    They both seem to be very good book to read. I would love to start with Winter Garden. I am interest in what happened to the sisters in the book. I do not belong to book club this book would be a good start for me.

  • Jo

    Ahhh…..winter month hibernation with a good book!

  • Judy Guenther

    Winter Garden- It sounds a lot like my family!

  • Kathy Webster

    I would love to read Winter Garden. My mother passed away just a year ago. The secrets she kept from us and about us were so hard to understand. And to accept. She would never share her reasons for the years of deception about our fathers family . We could only guess that is was out of a sense of loyalty to him, even though he never spoke a kind word to her that I can remember. I know there was love in the beginning, but what happened next was never revealed. I feel that just be reading the title and subject of this book it would speak to me and my siblings. Deception is never pretty.

  • Loraine Alcorn

    I would like to read Night road and would welcome the chance to review it . This sounds like a fantastic book and one I would love to read 🙂

  • Bonnie Malcolm

    I would like to read Night Road first because I have a 17 year old girl who is a senior in high school. This story would really hit home for me.

  • Jeannette

    I would love to read Winter’s Garden because , I myself have a sister and a mother who we think is hiding alot from us!!! Sounds intriguing….. I love to read in my garden also, and i also belong to a few book clubs.We haven’t read anything by her yet.

  • Ann

    Always like a story with-in a story. Winter Garden sounds interesting!

  • katie

    I’d read The Winter Garden

  • Kathy

    My sister and I are both in our 50s now and have spent
    much time discussing why our mother thinks and acts
    as she has for our lifetime. We ponder her secrets so
    the idea of two sisters considering their mother’s secrets
    appeals to me. I have never heard of this authoress
    and would most appreciate a book.

  • Sue S.

    I would really like to read “Winter Garden” first. I am intrigued by the mystery of a family’s true history and what they faced. Not one of us knows all there is to know about our mothers, or for that matter–our fathers. Having a very tumultuous relationship with my mother and only knowing the harsh tone in her voice; I would be very interested to know her secrets and why she was that way….wouldn’t you?

  • Annamarie Dodge

    i would love to read both books, but i think i would love to read night road first….

  • Michelle D

    i would like to read “Night Road” first.. even though they both look interesting.

  • Lynne Tharan

    Definitely ‘Winter Garden’! Kristen Hannah is one of my new, favorite authors, and in the dead of winter, what better title for a gardener to read?

  • Donna Rish

    I would like to read Winter Garden. because I’m a daughter and a mother of a daughter. thats something I’m always looking into mother/daughter relationships

  • Christian

    Night Road sounds intriguing!

  • Di

    I would read Winter Garden first…. only because it has a prettier cover. LOL Seriously, I’m fickle like that.

  • Bette E Butcher

    My favorite pasttime. Winter Garden would be my choice. Ms. Hannah sounds like the type of author I enjoy reading and look forward to her books.

  • kat mccarthy

    I would read the winter garden first as im a gardener and the title was the 1st part to draw me in,then the butterfly got my curiosity up,in the winter? hmmm ,i know if i enjoy this book,im sure to enjoy the next one .I love the color of both covers to kinda nice for winter.But i have a sister,our mom just passed away,and we have realized she has somewhat of a secret past. found a book of signatures from school mates of hers,and it being close to valentines day ill read one to you i thought cute…’Apples in the cupboard,Peaches on the shelf,You are to darn good looking to live all by yourself…
    KISS ME QUICK AND LET ME GO,HERE COMES PA WITH THE GARDEN HOE..i found these cute written back in 1940… mom passed away oct 12th 2010,will miss her alot,she was my bestfriend..

  • Mary McKenna

    I love reading books that tell you about actual history.It sounds like this explains how as parent we try to protect our children from any pain even our own. Sometimes at a cost

  • Kathy

    Winter garden, because I have sisters and love to read.

  • Adrienne Meyer

    It sounds like a novel that I’d enjoy. Thanks for sharing.

  • Fran Kahn

    Motherhood being one of life’s slippery slopes would entice me to read NIGHT ROAD first. Over the years of being a mother, I have found it to be a work in progress, a learning curve, trial and error and on the job training. And forgiving on both sides is important. This book would be a great insight in addressing the above concerns.

  • Arletta Riedler

    I would love to read “Winter Garden”. I have always thought my mother had some secret from her past that she took to her grave. I can see myself curled up with a blanket on a dark rainy night reading this book.

  • marilyn Kleinberg

    I would love to read Winter Garden. I could really relate to this story.My sister and I are convinced that my quirky mother who died several years ago has a secret past. I am always been fascinated how trauma and family secrets influences the next generation.

  • Yvonne

    I would love to read Winter Garden. I enjoy books about sisters.

  • Mary Chalon

    I would prefer to read “Winter Garden”. The subject of adult mother daughter relationships interests me more than a harrowing tale revolving around a high school age girl and her mother.

  • Wendy

    Winter Garden for me!

  • Gail

    Night Road. I’m a mom. I like reading about other mothers and the unique relationships they have with their children.

  • Donna L Smith

    I would like to start reading Kristin’s book, Night Road. This fits in with a lot of things that have gone on in my life…..and some things going on in my youngest daughter’s life now.

  • Karen C

    I’d start with Winter Garden. I live on the Bering Strait, and on a clear day we can see Russia. It looks cold and mysterious…fairy tale country.

  • Donna

    I would love to win a copy of Night Road. The small exerpt from the book sounds good and has my interest. I have already read Winter Garden and very much enjoyed it to the end. I like Kristin Hannahs style of writing. I love to read and get very absorbed in the books.

  • Barbara DeCraene

    I would be interested in Winter Garden because I have a sister and we do lead very different lives and the plot sounds interesting.

  • Traci Cooley

    OH, Night Road please!

  • carrie walls

    I’m an avid reader and would like to read winter garden, since I have 2 sisters and think that it would be a good read.

  • Brenda Rosenberg

    Winter Garden seems more intriguing to me. My mother who is 90, does not have any secrets, except for a stillborn son born before me. That I heard about in whispers.

  • nosogirl

    I would prefer to read Night Road first. What intrigues me about the book is that it seems to have an element of danger or mystery to it. Some deep, dark secret that this family has that the reader (hopefully me) can’t wait to find out. This books appears to be something of a page turner, which is one thing I really look for in the books I read.

  • Eugenie

    I would like to read Winter Garden first since it’s about two sisters and their relationship with their mother. I have a sister and our relationship with our mother was difficult, too.

  • Joanne Vicente

    I really want to read both! I think NIGHT ROAD would come first, if only because we don’t get snowy winters here in Miami. Both books sound absolutely fabulous, and I can hardly wait to get to both, whether I’m lucky enough to win them or not!
    I have more books on my shelves than most libraries, and reading is a compulsion of sorts with me, so I really, really hope I can win one!

  • Michaela

    I would love to read Winter Garden!!

  • margie zeidner

    I’d start with Winter Garden first. I have two sisters, and am intrigued with books about sisters, their relationship, and how they evolve into adulthood. I enjoy mysteries, and family secrets fits into that category for me.

  • Amber

    I would love to read Winter Garden first because I love mysteries!

  • Dawn Gray

    I would like to read “Winter Garden.”

  • fabulous mimi

    I would like to start with Night Road. As a Mom, the book appeals to me because as the intro says “… the universal, and emotionally complex, NIGHT ROAD raises profound questions about motherhood, identity, love, and forgiveness”

  • Kathy Hitchcox

    How to choose? Winter Garden sounds intriguing so would begin with that.

  • Liz Gordon

    I’d like to start with Night Road. Motherhood requires a fine balance of emotion as well as reality and love. I’m not sure from the brief description, who the target of forgiveness is, but the topic is most provocative.

  • Donna

    Winter Garden! My mom just turned 96 this month and I always find myself wondering just what was her life like before she had children….were there stories we don’t know about……loves lost? It just sounds fascinating and something I would share with my two older sisters

  • Joanna

    I would start with Winter Garden. I like starting with an author’s earlier books and then seeing how their style changes and develops. Plus, I love books that work in both the past and present!

  • Barbara

    Night Road is of interest to me because it deals with mother-daughter relationships. As a survivor of incest by my father, my relationship with my mother has been quite rocky for many years, especially because of her position that she “didn’t know.” Although my father is now deceased, I have worked on my relationship with her all these years and have come to resolve many of the issues. This is mainly because she is now 86 years old and pretty much doesn’t remember much about the past. If this book can continue to shed light on forgiveness, I’m sure that my own work on forgiveness will be enhanced.

  • elsie

    I like the cover so I will read it first

  • chevy

    Night road interests me. The ideas of motherhood and forgiveness are universal. I wish I had a sister, but I’m an only child, so I can’t relate as much to sisterhood.

  • Deb Nykamp

    Night Road – cuz I am a mom.

  • Marty

    Night Road is the book I would read first. We all have someone in our lives that will seek our forgiveness or we will seek theirs. Either way, it is an essential gift we hold in our hands.

  • janet hendon

    Winter garden–I am curious to know the promise dad asks of the girls.

  • Rosie Battista

    I will read WINTER GARDEN first! How yummy to make up some delicious warm Russian recipes, especially when you live on the east coast and are dealing with a little ice storm. Since I am a food and lifestyle coach this book interests me. I am all about the FOOD! and teaching people to fall in love with it.

  • Susie Rodriguez

    I would like to read Night Road first as it seems to be about having children that are older and perhaps ready to leave the nest soon and reconcilling the guilt that comes with motherhood. I also am an avid fan of Kristin Hannah.

  • suzi keim

    would like to read the winter garden. would also like to know the author.

  • FortBliss

    Winter Garden because I really enjoy historical fiction, the easy way to learn history!

  • hhliaison

    I’d like to read “Night Road,” as I enjoy stories that challenge me to think about emotional choices.

  • Pat Rashid

    Night Road holds intrigue for me, a mother of grown children. I belong to a book club of old friends from the publishing business. OUr next selection is Middlemarch by George Eliot. I love the idea of being in an FOF Book Club.

  • beckielboo

    Night Road – after reading the excerpt, I’m already trying to imagine what happens… Of course I’d then want to follow it up with Winter Garden – and make Pierogi’s!

  • Jean F

    Night Road

  • ellilou

    Winter Garden sounds like an excellent read according to Amazon reviews.

  • jampy

    This sounds like an interesting book. Kristin covers a topic many women can relate to the situation.

  • ann

    ooohhh…Night Road

  • Madeline

    I would like to read her book, “Winter Garden” first. It seems to be a book I would enjoy reading.

  • Libbie

    I would start with Winter Garden. I am struggling with recently disclosed secrets in my mother’s past and maybe this will help to understand.

  • deb c

    I would like to read Winter Garden first. I already want to know what to know what their mother’s secret past is.

  • shari

    I would like to first read Winter Garden. It sounds intriguing… wonder what the secret is?? Either book I’m sure is a good read. I have read others of Kristin Hannah’s books.

  • Rozzie68

    Would like to read “Winter Garden” first. As I became an older adult, I realized that I had to forgive my Mother for the “all controlling” way she raised me. This made me quite immature. Had to learn and grow, and, most importantly, FORGIVE. She was doing the best she could with the tool she had.

  • Marla

    I would LOVE to read Night Road. I am a big Kristin Hannah fan.

  • jeanne

    I want to read Winter Garden! Sounds like a good read on a cold winter day!

  • Marquita Olive

    I would like to read “Winter Garden” by Kristin Hannah for the sheer fact that I lived in Winter Garden, Florida for over a decade. Thanks a bunch!

  • Patti

    I think I would like to read Night Road first, as I like the thought of reading about someone else’s experiences with motherhood and forgiveness. It may make me feel like I am not alone in this “motherhood journey”. The other book sounds very interesting also, and I would probably enjoy that one as well.

  • Marcia Robinson

    Night Road or Winter Garden? How can I decide which one I want to read first when they both sound great?

  • Terry

    Even though Ms. Hannah lives in Hawaii and cannot really understand what we are experiencing winterwise here in the northeast, I think I would like to read Winter Garden. It’s about story-telling, and that’s what the best novels are. I also like the recipes. I’ve never made a pierogi.

  • Kris P

    I’d go for Winter Garden first. I’m always pulled in by secrets people keep.

  • beth w

    I would like to read Night Road first. My mom’s recently been diagnosed with dementia…just need a break from that emotional roller coaster…my 25 year old son is back at home with us for a brief spell, we both hope, I could use some fiction in the motherhood department…..

  • deborah

    It is a hard choice because they both sound very interesting…but perhaps I would go with Winter Garden first and then move on to Night Road. Even if I am not chosen for the give-away, I now have two new books to add to my reading list. Thank you for that.

  • ronnie

    I think I would like to read Night Road as my 1st choice and of course then Winter Garden! Thanks for asking and as always, the opportunity!

  • Pat

    Night Roads, as I have read and own all her other books! When asked “Who” I read she is at the top of my list. I have a list of authors I always watch for, and I got an email this morning telling me one of my favorite authors has a new book coming out and to pre-order…….it was for this book!

  • Neva McKim

    Winter Garden

  • jodir

    Winter Garden — sounds like a mystery!

  • shula brudner

    I would prefer Winter Garden because of its Russian theme and historical sweep.

  • Cheryl54m

    Winter Garden — always looking for an intriging book that will make me want to keep reading and letting everything else go!

  • J. Langdon

    Winter Garden would be my first choice for reading, definitely looks like our back yard right now.

  • Deb

    Night Road would be my choice. I have read your books and love your writing anyway, but this book will speak to me because my Mom and I have always had a tough time getting along even though we love each other. This book sounds like it might help us understand each other.

  • Maria Martel

    I would like to read Night Road first.

  • Faith

    I guess Winter Garden. I always like to start with the 1st one.

  • Robin

    I would like to read Night Road first. I am not familiar with this author and always looking for new authors for my book club.

  • Debbie

    Wintergarden, because it looks the most compelling from the jacket.

  • Holly

    I’d love to read “Winter Garden”, actually the topic rings true for me, as when my mother passed away, my sister and I uncovered all kinds of things we didn’t know about her life. It would be so interesting to read a book that focuses on this dynamic! This is such a great “give away,” I love FOF! Holly

  • pam crook

    I would like to read Night Road first. I have 2 daughters and I love to read about family things. I think it will be a very interesting book.

  • Nancy Mesmer

    I would like to start with Night Road. Although I don’t know the details behind this mother learning forgiveness…I think it is a lesson we all need to learn to do with our children.

  • Chie

    Night Road sounds more appealing to me because I like to find out what I can learn about motherhood and forgiveness from this book.

  • Kim Noe

    I would love to read Winter Garden!!! Looks like it would be quite interesting.

  • Pamela

    I would love either one as I love to read and both are subjects I can identify with!

  • Laurie Scheinman

    I am not familiar with Kristin Hannah, and as such would rather read her earlier work first….not to mention that I LOVE tearjerkers. There is no greater sign that I’ve enjoyed a book or a movie or even a live show than tears running down my face. Besides, who among us does not have a secret past??

    So it’s Winter Garden for me!

  • rose fear

    I think I’d like winter garden, it sounds like a similar experience I had a few years ago. I’m curious how someone else interpets the actions and emotions of people who find out that what they believe to be true is false, and how that determines change in the family dynamics.

  • Mary Dierschow

    I think I would like to read Winter Garden first. As one of 5 kids myself, 4 of us sisters, I feel like it would be an excellent read. I’m an avid romance, mystery, and historical reader, and would love either of Ms. Hannah’s books.

  • Cynthia Smith

    I’d like to start with Night Road. It sounds mysterious and has already caught my imagination!

  • Sunn ymay

    I would start with Winter Garden since it’s snowy here. Liking to read books in the order they were written is a choice I make in seeing the progression of the authors. Usually if I read a book, it increases my interest in the next in the series or genre.

  • Diamond

    I would love to read ‘Night Road’, forgiveness is a road that I need to get on. Maybe this book can send me in the right direction, and help to let go.

  • janny

    Winter Garden would be my first choice for reading in honor of my precious sister who entertains and consoles me. Inspite of many trials that could have made her very cynical, she brings freshness and humor to all of life’s situations. We relish both our similarities and differences and do discuss “our” mother on occasion. I look forward to sharing the book with her.

  • Carol Catto

    I would like to start with Kristin’s book Winter Garden. They both look interesting. I love to read books about relationships, especially about sisters. I do not have a sister and always wished I did. I think that is why I am drawn to that type book.

  • Bonnie Moan

    I believe that Kristin wrote Winter Garden first so I would like to start with that one. I do love to read and she would be a new author to add to my favorites.

  • Debbie Sorg

    I would read Winter Garden because I have one sister and have never had any children, so I think I could relate better to that particular book. Sounds very interesting. Also, love a good mystery!

  • Kimberley

    I would love to read Night Road. This sounds like a story that just about any mother of young adults could be faced with. Life’s choices change our lives in ways we cannot imagine, at the time.

  • Oveeda

    I would be happy with either book. I relate to both stories. As a mother who saw her children pursure college I know the feeling of wanting them to be safe. I have also experienced a family secret to be kept a secret. My mother was not a mother I was close to coming up. Now that she is in a nursing home,I have more compassion for her than I ever had before.

  • judy

    Winter Garden…… sounds like a vision into Meredith and Nina’s unknown past, very intriguing.

  • Hewsin

    I would like to read ” Night Road ” first to make a closer connection with my Mother because we went through some difficult times and this could be scapegoat to heal a part of our relationship that was left without an understanding from years ago.

  • Kathleen

    Also an avid reader, would love to start with Winter Garden!

  • Elynn

    I would like to read and review ‘night road’ because its premise sounds like a good springboard for a lively discussion. Some books are a great read but don’t have the ‘meat’ needed for a discussion. Motherhood is a continual path of self-discovery and often, that includes forgiveness.

  • casey04

    I would start with Night Hood.
    Motherhood and forgiveness.
    A topic I am currently living.
    All is good with my boys.
    Very blessed.

  • dolores

    I have never read any of Kristin Hannah’s books,
    they sound like something I would be interested in….

  • merrill

    Night Road I would like to read first, a mother faces so many challenging choices to make to better the life of her children.

  • Diana Verner

    Night Road would be my first choice because after reading the exert, it felt like I would not be satisfied until I read the entire book. I have always enjoyed reading a good book and I love Ms. Hannah’s style of writing and I am sure both books would be a enjoyable read!

  • Julie Moreland

    Night Road – like the focus on motherhood.

  • houndhill

    Loved True Colors and my interest leans to when to hold on, when to attempt control, when to let go, etc.
    Am sure I’ll read both recommendations in the future.
    She’s a most talented writer!

  • Susan P.

    I would like to read Winter Garden first. My sister and I have a special bond and have become better friends as we become older and this book sounds very interesting.

  • Kathryn

    I would love to read Winter Garden. I have never read any books by this author and I love to read! Also because we are having a terrible winter here in the midwest!

  • Valarie Adams

    I’d start with Winter Garden because the title just sounds like something that I would like.

  • carol

    Winter Garden for me. Perfect for today’s lousy weather.

  • Lynnmarie Doherty

    Winter Road looks like a great read on a chilly winters night. Having a broken relationship with my own sister and having just lost my Dad,It sounds very much like something I personally could relate to. And P.S. Thank you for introducing me to a new Author for my reading lists.

  • Denise MacNeil

    I enjoy books with mystery and intrique. Family ties usually make for interesting, intertwining lives of the characters. Having a sister helps to get the “feel” of the writer’s take on sibling relationships. This is my first choice!

  • Valerie

    I would love reading either one of Kristin’s book. She is an exceptional author and I have read all of ther books.

  • Jennifer Lavelli

    I’d like to read Night Road first — stories about motherhood always interest me. As the mother of a 16 year old only child, I’m always trying to learn from others!

  • Phyllis

    I think I would like to read Winter Garden first…probably because it IS Winter (even though I live in FLORIDA!).
    I think I have read all of Kristin Hannah’s books so am thrilled that she has 2 new ones published!
    She is on my list of favorite authors along with the likes of Debbie Macomber and Susan Wiggs!

  • Darcy

    I’d like to read “Night Road”; I have two sons (one in high school), so I felt I could relate more to this book.

  • Carole Barker

    I would love to read both, honestly! I am an avid reader, and was a bookseller for over a dozen years. I love being a stay at home mom, but definitely miss being surrounded by wonderful books and being able to discover new authors to share with family and friends. Since you are making me choose, however, I would lean towards Night Road. As the mother of a daughter, and the daughter of a mother, I find the relationship between each of us to be both fascinating and frustrating…I can’t wait to read about the dynamic from Ms Hannah’s perspective!

  • Mara Kaplan

    I would like to read Winter Garden first

  • PamD.

    Night Road. Would love to read both!

  • Mary Kay

    I’d like to read Winter Garden first because I love tearjerkers.
    Also, wondering what the ‘secret past’ of their mother is gives the book a bit of suspense which I also like.

  • Marie Therese Hall

    Although forgiveness is the most important thing we can do in our relationships, Winter Garden intrigues me most at this time. I haven’t read fiction lately, since editing my husband’s memoirs, Millennial Hospitality series (4 books/Authorhouse). I’ve only had time for history, econmics. It’s high time I read another fiction for fun!

  • BECKY PENA

    I would love to read NIGHT ROAD, because she puts her children first. And NIGHT ROAD raises profound questions about motherhood, identity, love, and forgiveness.

  • Shellie

    My choice is “Night Road” because of the sensing that Jude has leads to reality and impacts the lives of not one but more. I am dying to learn what happened that night in Night Road.

  • Pamela Hansen

    i would love to read Winter Garden first Always looking for a good book in this cold weather to curl up with under the blankets thanks for the contest

  • GinaParker

    I would choose “Winter Garden”….who can pass up anything with “secret past” in the tagline? However, I would be happy to read either. I love books!!

  • Sherri Fisher Staples

    As a history buff, I would choose Winter Garden. Many of us fail to understand people and who they are, because we don’t understand their story and what made them who they are. To incorporate the story of a family, and distant, cold mother and the struggle of life in Russia appeals to me.

  • DawnMarie Helin

    I would love to read Night Road because of the insight into the complex layers of relationships between mother and daughter. My Mom and I, my grandmothers, my daughters; all pose very interesting personalities, perspectives and links; I find this amazingly complex and attractive. I recently lost my mother-in-law and often look at the relationships she has with the women in her life and wonder how things can be so different yet the same.

  • annie

    I would love to discover this writer. Night Road looks fascinating. Mother Daughter relationships genenrally make for a wonderful read.

  • Kristina Brendel

    I’m more intrigued by Night Road as I am facing motherhood issues in both directions at the moment… as a mother and as a daughter. I often find fictional insight to be quite helpful.

  • Laura Abshier

    Winter Garden,it sounds like a Mystery novel which I love

  • Margarida

    I would like to read “Winter Garden” first because it would be seasonally appropriate.

  • Rhonda B

    Night Road because it will be a great way to discover this writer’s talents.

  • Janice Farr

    I would love to read Winter Garden first 🙂 They both sound great but Winter Garden really appeals to me more as it’s more of a mystery and sounds more engaging for me. I’m excited and always looking for a new author. Thanks!

  • cindy spadaro

    I would love to read night road just love Kristin Hannah’s books.

  • Dorothy

    I would love to read Night Road first. I am struggling with my only and first born difficulties and it is very hard to choose between tough love and acceptance. Maybe the book will shed some insight.

  • Sandi

    I think I would like to read Winter Garden first. I belong to 3 bookclubs. For one of our bookclubs, we are reading Kristin’s book “Firefly Lane” for March, and I am anxious to get acquainted with this author’ s works. .

  • Beth Kroll

    Night Road has my vote to read first. Curious about the forgiveness part. Do people really forgive or is it that they chose to not dwell on a subject anymore and move on with their lives? What is forgiveness??? Anxious to read Kristn’s interpertation….

  • Ellen Falkenberry

    I would like to read Winter Garden.
    I’m a sucker for anything about uncovering secret pasts.

  • Tammy H

    I would like to read Winter Garden first. Reading through the explanation makes me want to read more about Russia and the fairy tale involved in the story.

  • Deb

    I’d choose Night Road to start as I know of so many incidents where a mother does not forgive and should!

  • jody

    Night Road, a good begining!

  • Karin

    I’d like to read “Winter Garden”. The subject line is more interesting to me.

  • jana

    i believe Night Road would be the one i would like to read first. i have at least two books going all of the timer and just love to read. have been this sway since the 6th grade. i can’t get enough:) Night Road sounded the most interesting of the two, if i absolutely had to make a choice.

  • Wavygravy

    I would love to read Winter Garden as I have two sisters and we have lost our mother. After she passed we discovered her “secret” that she got secretly married to our dad. We found a letter our grandfather wrote her when he later found out. I have so many questions to ask her and feel this book would help me understand what transpired in the mom’s mind.

  • Barbie Young

    I would start with Night Road. It just sounds a little more mysterious, plus I find myself wanting to know what happened to those kids and how Lexi lost everything.

  • Judith Iseman

    Having lost my job a year ago, I have become an even more avid reader than I was before. Recently, I received a Kindle as a gift and can’t afford to keep buying books to keep me reading.

    I would like to start with Kristin’s earlier book, Winter Garden, to familiarize myself with Kristin’s style.

    • Janine

      Judith, I’m not sure about the Kindles but my NOOK allows me to borrow library books for free using Adobe Digital Publisher and my local library website.

  • Book Choice

    I would like to start with Winter Garden. I do not know Kristin Hannah’s work and intuitively feel this book would be where to start. I would be great fun to share it with my sister.

  • Barb Puhala

    I would love to read Kristin Hannah’s Winter Garden….It is cold her in Cleveland with the snow covering my flower garden…so how fitting is the title for me!!

  • Jodelle Brohard

    Night Road, because as a mom with two adult daughters, that sounded the most interesting to me.

  • Nina

    Probably Winter garden, but they both sound good, and on a cold, rainy morning, what better way to spend some time?

  • Cheryl

    I’d like to start with “Night Road”.

  • Kathy Mohring

    I would like to start with Kristin’s earlier book, Winter Garden. I am an avid reader, belonging to two book clubs. I’m always looking for different books to share with my friends. I’ve recently finished 2 of Robert Alexander’s books that take place in Russia and just read Wendy Wax’s book, Magnolia Wednesdays, about a pair of sisters, family secrets and relationships. Winter garden sounds as though it fits in with my current reading. I would like to discover Kristin Hannah’s work.

    • Elizabeth

      I read Firefly Lane this summer and was HOOKED on her books – I’ve read several and loved every one of them!