April 25, 2020

As part of Barnes & Noble Live author series, Ann was in conversation with her mom, author Sue Monk Kidd, to discuss the release of her much anticipated new novel, The Book of Longings. 

Watch the video here on Ann's Facebook page.

December 13, 2018

The Shark Club  showed up in the top spot on Amazon Kindle under the Sea Stories category the week of December 10, 2018.  

October 27, 2018

The Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction was announced on October 23, 2018. During the presentation in New York City, Ann Kidd Taylor was presented a Special Recognition for originality and insight for her novel The Shark Club.


August 14, 2018

Ann Kidd Taylor, daughter of novelist Sue Monk Kidd, offers a thrilling tale of love, loss and, yes, sharks in her debut novel, “The Shark Club.”

Orphaned marine biologist Maeve Donnelly has devoted her life to the study of sharks ever since she was bitten by one when s...

"Palm trees, blood-orange sunsets, a love triangle, and . . . sharks? Sure, why not. THE SHARK CLUB is the intoxicating story of a young woman who finds herself torn between her first love and new love, her family and her career as a marine biologist. Oh, and not to me...

June 7, 2018

Traveling With Pomegranates, a co-authored dual memoir by Ann and her mother, Sue Monk Kidd, recently re-entered the Wall Street Journal best-seller list at #5 for the week ending May 13, 2018.  Pomegranates had previously spent time on the New York Times, Wall Street...

June 4, 2018

With a beautifully updated cover and a new Readers' Guide that includes an Introduction to The Shark Club, Questions for Discussion, and A Conversation with Ann Kidd Taylor, The Shark Club will be released in paperback format on June 5, 2018.  

Called "A quintessen...

"For those who like JoJo Moyes or Nicholas Sparks, Ann Kidd Taylor’s book, “The Shark Club,” should reel you in as well. First she is kissed by Daniel, the boy of her dreams. Then, she is attacked by a black tip shark. Eighteen years later, Maeve is a world traveling m...

The Shark Club was a featured pick in Florida Weekly's 2017 Book picks by critic Phil Jason.

Just call it the anti-“Jaws.”

Peter Benchley’s 1974 novel, “Jaws,” and the film it spawned a year later, made people terrified to go into the water, because they were scared of a shark attack.

The movie’s tagline, “You’ll never go in the water again,” proved prophetic fo...

July 1, 2017

Allie Taylor and Mindy Paniagua of Gulfshore Life Magazine conduct a Q&A with Ann about The Shark Club.

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