Bestselling author J. Courtney Sullivan’s new novel The Engagements won’t be published until June. But Reese Witherspoon’s production company Pacific Standards has already snatched up the rights. The story tracks five relationships over eight decades through a single diamond ring. The multigenerational saga is familiar territory for Sullivan, whose acclaimed 2011 novel Maine focuses on four female relatives across different eras.
This article originally appeared on Zola Books.