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Booklist gives The Lost Family its 3rd starred review--and compares it to Elie Wiesel.

April 15, 2018: Booklist gave The Lost Family its third starred review--and compared the novel to Elie Wiesel. There can be no higher honor. Booklist commented, "...gripping...unforgettable...this deeply moving novel brings new meaning to the familiar phrase 'never forget.' "   To read the full review, please click here


Library Journal gives The Lost Family a starred review!

March 2018: We’re having a Sally Field moment on behalf of The Lost Family, which just received its second starred review! This one is from Library Journal, which said, “This exquisitely crafted and compassionate novel offers a lesson in honesty, regardless of how difficult the truth may be.”  



The Forward features The Lost Family on its Spring 2018 Must-Read List!

March 2018: We are absolutely kvelling that The Forward recommends The Lost Family as a must-read this spring. To peruse the whole excellent list, please click here

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Kirkus Reviews gives The Lost Family a starred review!

March 2018: The Lost Family receives a coveted starred review from Kirkus, which calls the novel " unsentimental, richly detailed study of loss and its legacy." To read the full review, please click here


The Lost Family launches June 5th, 2018!

FEBRUARY 2018: Dear Readers, MARK YOUR CALENDARS! The Lost Family launches JUNE 5th, 2018. Please join us Jenna in Boston at Brookline Booksmith, 7 PM, 6/5/18, for her premier introduction of the novel. (Psst--can't wait? Pre-order here!) 


Actress Selma Blair praises The Lost Family

FEBRUARY 2018: We are thrilled that actress Selma Blair is reading and loving The Lost Family, which she called "elegantly written; heartbreaking, and very charming." (Plus she was reading in bed with her dog, Cappie. How much do we love that?) Thank you, Selma!


The Lost Family is a Netherlands bestseller!

FEBRUARY 2018: JOOPIE!  The Dutch version of The Lost Family, De Verloren Familie, has been on the Netherlands bestseller list for 12 straight weeks, having been published there in November 2017. Bedankt, Dutch readers, booksellers, and publisher De Boekeriji XXX


Welcome to my new website!

FEBRUARY 2018: THANK YOU for visiting the new Jenna Blum website. We hope you spend happy time here--and wish you good reading always!