2016 Chicago Review of Books Awards - Best Debut Shortlist

It is such an honor for AND AGAIN to be included on the shortlist for Best Debut for the 2016 Chicago Review of Books Awards! Thank you so much to the Chicago Review of Books for including me in such wonderful company!


WNBA - Litquake Author Panel - Ghosts, Bones, and Dust: Novels of Life and Death

October 8, 2016

Friends, I'm so excited to be a part of this Women's National Book Association panel at Litquake! If you're in the San Francisco area, come by Books Inc. Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness Ave. at 2:00 pm. For more information, check out the Litquake schedule, here


Reading at Lake Forest Book Store

September 8, 2016

In the Chicago area? Love this gem of a bookstore? Come by 662 N Western Ave, Lake Forest, IL at 6:00pm!


BOOKS 'n BOTTLES events

August 29th & 30th, 2016

Chicago-area friends! I'll be in Rogers Park and Northbrook for great conversation, a free wine tasting, and a book signing for TWO nights! Come by TASTE Food & Wine (1506 W. Jarvis Ave., Chicago) on Monday, August 29th from 6 to 8pm OR Sunset Foods (1127 Church St. Mezzanine Level, Northbrook) on Tuesday August 30th from 6 to 8pm. Stop by, try some great wine, and say hello! Check out more information here


Target Club Pick

August, 2016

Friends, I'm absolutely thrilled to announce that AND AGAIN is Target's Club Pick for August, 2016! Stop by your local Target to pick up a signed special edition paperback, or check it out online here!


Reading at The Book Cellar

August 24, 2016

Chicago friends, this one is for you! Come to 4736 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago at 7:00pm!


Book Talk at Vernon Area Public Library

July 14, 2016

Come hear me talk about the inspiration behind AND AGAIN! Stop by 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire, IL at 7:00pm.


Reading at Boswell Book Company

January 27, 2016

In the Milwaukee area? Stop by 2559 North Downer Avenue, Milwaukee at 7:00pm!


Reading at DePaul University's Richardson Library

January 26, 2016

Come see me read at my alma mater! Come to the Richardson Library, Room 115, 2350 North Kenmore, Chicago at 6:00pm!


Reading at Anderson's Bookshop, La Grange

January 25, 2016

In the Chicago area? Come to 26 South La Grange Road, La Grange at 7:00pm!


DePaul Magazine

January 2016

My alma mater featured an interview about AND AGAIN in the January issue of DePaul Magazine.


The Nervous Breakdown

January 2016

Check out this self-interview I did for The Nervous Breakdown


My Bookish Ways

January 2016

Stop by My Bookish Ways and check out this interview



The Chicago Tribune

January 2016

Check out the wonderful profile Jeremy Mikula wrote: "Vernon Hills native Jessica Chiarella explores miracle cure in debut novel 'And Again'"


Book Riot

January 2016

AND AGAIN was featured in Book Riot's 5 Books to Watch for in January!


The Millions

January 2016

AND AGAIN was included in The Millions' Most Anticipated: The Great 2016 Book Preview!


Indie Next List

January 2016

AND AGAIN made IndieBound's January 2016 Indie Next List!


Chicago Magazine

December 2016


Check out AND AGAIN, featured in Chicago Magazine's "A Shut-In's Guide to Winter"