Penguin Group (USA) LLC presents READ PINK®—our fourth year dedicated to the fight against breast cancer—with a $25,000* donation to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF).

*Regardless of sales

A Special Message from Karen White
Read Pink® Spokesperson

Karen White

Photo copyright: Claudio Marinesco.

"Since 1989, death rates from breast cancer have been decreasing due to earlier detection and improved treatment because of the efforts of organizations like The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®. Books have always been an important part of my life, and I am honored that my book will be part of Penguin's READ PINK program that supports breast cancer awareness and research through reading. It is my greatest hope that through efforts like this we might find a cure within my lifetime."

—Karen White

In our fourth year of the popular promotional and educational event, Penguin will offer an assortment of 8 bestselling mass market titles and 6 trade titles by some of the publisher's most beloved female authors in a special Read Pink edition. The participating authors are Nora Roberts, Jodi Thomas, Carly Phillips, JoAnn Ross, Karen Rose, Catherine Anderson, Kate Jacobs, LuAnn McLane, Liane Moriarty, Alyson Richman, Erika Robuck, Sarah Jio, Penelope Lively, and spokesperson Karen White.

These special editions feature Read Pink seals on the cover and additional information in the back of the book underlining Penguin's support of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®'s mission and urging readers to become actively involved in supporting the organization.

Penguin Group (USA) is proud to donate $25,000, regardless of sales, to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® in support of its extraordinary progress in breast cancer research and awareness. All Read Pink funds, across all four years, are an absolute commitment of funds; Penguin's donations to BCRF are never tied to the sales of Read Pink editions of our books.

Join the fight against this deadly disease by making your own donation to this organization today.

How to support The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®

  • To make a tax-deductible donation online to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® you can visit:
  • You can also call their toll-free number, 866-FINDACURE, anytime between 9 A.M. and 5 P.M. EST, Monday through Friday.


The Read Pink program was created by Penguin Group (USA) to promote public awareness of breast cancer, breast cancer research and to support and recognize the contributions of BCRF and its commitment to lead the fight against breast cancer - all in connection with the books you love. As one of the largest English-language trade book publishers in the world, we are committed to our readers who have shared in this struggle. Each year, Penguin's Read Pink donation has sponsored 500 hours of research time.

We invite our readers to join Penguin Group (USA) and The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® in spreading the word about The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® by selecting a copy of these special editions.

About The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®

Founded by Evelyn H. Lauder in 1993, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) has raised more than $450 million in the last 20 years to advance the world's most promising breast cancer research to achieve prevention and a cure in our lifetime. In 2013, BCRF will commit $45 million to support the work of more than 200 researchers at major medical institutions across six continents. By spending 91 cents of every dollar on research and awareness programs, BCRF remains one of the nation's most fiscally responsible charities. It has earned four stars from Charity Navigator since 2002 and is the only breast cancer organization awarded an "A+" from CharityWatch. For more information, visit

We are proud to offer these bestselling titles by some of our most beloved authors—available at these participating retailers.

Read Pink Blog Tour 2013:

For more information on Read Pink and to view special features from spokesperson Karen White, please visit the following websites/blogs according to our Blog Tour schedule. Every website/blog will feature a unique perspective on Read Pink, so be sure to stop by each for a new and exciting experience!

October 1 – Guest post and entire Read Pink 2013 collection giveaway by spokesperson Karen White on Chick Lit Is Not Dead

"Spotlight" Blog Tour:

Sept. 23 Bridger Bitches Book Blog; Wicked Little Pixie
Sept. 24 A Tasty Read Reviews; My Daily Romance
Sept. 25 The Allure of Books; Ticket to Anywhere
Sept. 26 Bookish Babe; Swoon Worthy Books
Sept. 27 A Southern Girl's Bookshelf; Christine's Blog
("She Book Blogs")
Sept. 30 Sunshine and Mountains Book Reviews; Winding Stairs
Book Blog
Oct. 1 Eye on Romance; Books, Books, and More Books
Oct. 2 Books-N-Kisses; Reviews By Tammy and Kim
Oct. 3 Urban Fantasy Investigations; The Book Cellar
Oct. 4 Supernatural Snark; Got Fiction? Books
Oct. 7 Theresa's Reading Corner; Romantic Book Affairs
Oct. 8 Book Addicts Not So Anonymous; The Romance Dish
Oct. 9 Bitten By Love Reviews; Kindles & Wine
Oct. 10 The Book Bellas; Stuck in Books
Oct. 11 Thoughts in Progress; That's What I'm Talking About
Oct. 14 Boekie's Book Reviews; The Romance Studio
Oct. 15 Paranormal Book Club; Ruby's Reads
Oct. 16 Stuck in YA Books; Caffeinated Book Reviewer
Oct. 17 Always YA at Heart; Fiction Vixen; The Reading Café
Oct. 18 Fiction Fare; My Book Addiction and More
Oct. 21 Adria's Romance Reviews; Cocktails & Books
Oct. 22 Reality Bites! Let's get Lost!; Literal Addiction
Oct. 23 G Reads Books!; Reading Between the Wines
Oct. 24 The Book Binge;
Oct. 25 The Irish Banana Reviews; Harlequin Junkie
Oct. 28 Readers Live A Thousand Lives; The Delighted Reader
Oct. 29 Reviewing Wonderland
Oct. 30 Smexy Books