Bestseller Luanne Rice will sign her latest YA title Monday in Madison


Old Lyme native Luanne Rice has moved back into her family cottage after years in NYC and on the West Coast. She has a new YA novel, "The Beautiful Lost," and will sign copies Monday at R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison.

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