Katharine Britton, Author


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Thank you, Concord Monitor's Livewell magazine, for listing LITTLE ISLAND as a 2014 top summer read.

Great gift idea: Click here to order signed copies of LITTLE ISLAND and HER SISTER'S SHADOW from The Norwich Bookstore in Norwich, Vermont.


Little Island


My interview by Mitch Wertlieb on Vermont Public Radio.


What reviewers say about Little Island:

"Little Island is a hidden gem, a diamond in the rough, with all the potential to top the bestseller lists." (Chronicles)

"This is the perfect book for those who love Jodi Picoult, Kristin Hannah and Elin Hilderbrand." (Literally Jen)

Searching for something new for dinner? Try this delicious recipe for Fairy-ring Mushroon, Prosciutto, and Leek Pizza-- created by Girlichef and inspired by Little Island.


Book Recommendations:


The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, by Alan Bradley. Everything you want in a murder mystery: a 1950s setting, a crumbling Victorian manor, sparring sisters, magic, stamp collecting, and a murder in the cucumber patch. All narrated by precocious eleven-year old sleuth, Flavia de Luce, who has a prediliction for poison.

Gracefully Grayson, by Ami Polonsky. Grayson Sender has been holding onto a secret for what seems like forever: "he" is a girl on the inside, stuck in a boy's body. Sharing this secret could mean facing ridicule, scorn, rejection, or worse. What will happen if Grayson steps into the spotlight she was born to inhabit?

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, by Jon Meacham. Answers the question: what character in history would you most like to have dinner with? Thomas Jefferson, without a doubt.

Meacham weaves together elements of Jefferson's political and private lives to create a book that's easily digestible (and a good refresher) for those of us who didn't pay quite enough attention in American History class.

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, by Karen Joy Fowler.

Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel. "An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity." My review on the New York Journal of Books.


Happy Fall!



Praise for Little Island

“Acutely rendered details of a beloved natural landscape and [a] wise understanding of complex human hearts. The tale is touched with heartbreak but leavened with humor.”
— Reeve Lindbergh, author of Under a Wing and Forward From Here

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Click here to view the trailer for Little Island




Other books by Katharine Britton:


Her Sister's Shadow

Her Sister’s Shadow

“A touching intimate account of painful memories that radically shape lives.”
Publisher's Weekly

“The quintessential summer holiday book. It invites you to linger in the garden, breathe the salt air, listen to the hiss of the tide. And best of all, it is a story that will not let you go.”
— Sally Ryder Brady, Author of A Box of Darkness

“Evocative, compelling, and exquisitely written.”
— Joni B. Cole, Author of Another Bad-Dog Book: Tales of Life, Love, and Neurotic Human Behavior

“A deeply satisfying read.”
— Ernest Hebert, Author of Never Back Down.

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