Jeff Zaslow’s new book, out in January 2012. The Magic Room: A Story About the Love We Wish For Our Daughters: www.magicroombook.com
If you are reading The Girls from Ames in your book club, and would like to invite Jeff or one of the Ames girls to call in, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the contact page at www.jeffzaslow.com. It’s been great fun answering questions from book clubs, and we’d be pleased to speak to yours.
A reading guide for book clubs is available here:
NEW 9/20/10: A look at how Jeff and the Ames girls interact with book clubs: http://blog.readinggroupguides.com/blog/2010/09/jeffrey-zaslow-girls-ames
JEFF ZASLOW’S latest book, out in January 2012, is titled: THE MAGIC ROOM: A Story About the Love We Wish for Our Daughters. For more info: www.magicroombook.com
The paperback edition of the book has spent twelve weeks on the New York Times nonfiction bestseller list. For three weeks, it was #1 on the Heartland Bestseller list, which tracks Midwest bookstores.
The paperback includes a 15-page afterword, updating the story of the Ames girls.
NEW: a moving video from CaringBridge about Karla’s daughter Christie:
GIRLS FROM AMES: The Movie!
Lifetime Television is now working to adapt the book into a movie. The film project is being helmed by Stan Brooks and Jim Head of Once Upon a Time Films. They are prolific, Emmy-winning producers of a great many TV movies.
NEW BOOK BY JEFF ZASLOW
Gotham Books has announced the title of Jeff’s newest book, The Magic Room: A story about the love we wish for our daughters, due for publication in early 2012. The nonfiction narrative is set at a small-town bridal shop in Michigan, and looks at the lives of a handful of brides (and their parents) who’ve journeyed to the store’s “Magic Room.”