Meet Me in the Margins (Paperback)
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Imagine You've Got Mail set in a publishing house in Nashville, add in some of your favorite spots around town, and you've got this sweet rom com full of Southern charm. (And no, I'm not just a fan because Parnassus gets name-checked. Twice. But clearly, the author has good taste, right?!)— Erin
You've Got Mail meets The Proposal--this romance is one for the books.
Savannah Cade's dreams are coming true. The Claire Donovan, editor-in-chief of the most successful romance imprint in the country, has requested to see the manuscript Savannah's been secretly writing while working as editor herself--except at her publishing house, the philosophy is only highbrow works are worth printing and commercial fiction, particularly romance, should be reserved for the lowest level of Dante's inferno. But when Savannah drops her manuscript during a staff meeting and nearly exposes herself to the whole company--including William Pennington, new publisher and son of the romance-despising CEO herself--she races to hide her manuscript in the secret turret room of the old Victorian office.
When she returns, she's dismayed to discover that someone has not only been in her hidden nook but has written notes in the margins--quite critical ones. But when Claire's own reaction turns out to be nearly identical to the scribbled remarks, and worse, Claire announces that Savannah has six weeks to resubmit before she retires, Savannah finds herself forced to seek the help of the shadowy editor after all.
As their notes back and forth start to fill up the pages, however, Savannah finds him not just becoming pivotal to her work but her life. There's no doubt about it. She's falling for her mystery editor. If she only knew who he was.
"Meet Me in the Margins is a delightfully charming jewel of a book that fans of romantic comedy won't be able to put down--and will want to share with all their friends. Readers will lose themselves in Melissa Ferguson's witty, warm tale of Savannah Cade and the perfectly drawn cast of characters that inhabits her world. This literary treat full of missed opportunities, second chances, and maybe even true love, should be at the top of your reading list " --Kristy Woodson Harvey, New York Times bestselling author of Under the Southern Sky
"Ferguson has penned a lively romance for every bookworm who once longed to step through the wardrobe or sleep under the stairs. Meet Me in the Margins brims with crisp prose and crinkling pages as Savannah Cade, lowly editor at a highbrow publisher, secretly reworks her commercial fiction manuscript with the help of a mystery reader--and revises her entire life. You'll want to find your own hideaway to get lost in this delightful, whip-smart love story." --Asher Fogle Paul, coauthor of Without a Hitch
- A sweet rom-com that can be read as a stand-alone novel
- Book length: 80,000 words
- Includes discussion questions for book clubs