The Painted Girls is utterly captivating.”
— Vincent Lam, author of The Headmaster's Wager
#1 CANADIAN NATIONAL BESTSELLER               NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
NPR BEST BOOK                                                  GOOD HOUSEKEEPING BEST BOOK
GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD FINALIST             PEOPLE MAGAZINE PICK
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY “MUST LIST”           INDIE NEXT PICK
CHATELAINE BOOK CLUB PICK                           USA TODAY NEW & NOTEWORTHY PICK
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About Cathy Marie Buchanan

Cathy Marie Buchanan
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CATHY MARIE BUCHANAN’s The Painted Girls is a #1 National Bestseller in Canada, a New York Times bestseller, and has garnered rave reviews and been showered with special attention—everything from selection as a People Magazine pick to inclusion in Entertainment Weekly’s Must List to being named a best book of 2013 by NPR, Good Housekeeping and Goodreads. Her debut novel, The Day the Falls Stood Still, is a New York Times bestseller and a Barnes & Noble Recommends selection. She holds a BSc (Honours Biochemistry) and an MBA from Western University. Born and raised in Niagara Falls, Ontario, she now resides in Toronto with her husband and three sons.

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