Kim Michele Richardson Book Launch In Conversation with Sara Gruen

Kim Michele Richardson

Drinks, Desserts, and Prizes! Before the Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 2nd come by City Lights Bookstore at 2 p.m. for the book launch of Kim Michele Richardson’s new novel The Sisters of Glass Ferry. The book has earned an OKRA PICK award and has been described as a haunting portrait of life in the backwoods of moonshine country in the mid 20th century. The bestselling author of Water For Elephants, Sara Gruen, will join Kim Michele to celebrate the release of The Sisters of Glass Ferry and to talk about books and writing. Gruen had this to say about The Sisters of Glass Ferry, “An emotionally resonant tale of secrets, regret, and absolution that held me spellbound. You simply have to read it."  There will be plenty of Sisters of Glass Ferry-themed snacks and goodies available as well.

Kim Michele Richardson is a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity and an advocate for the prevention of child abuse and domestic violence.  She is also the author of the novels GodPretty in the Tobacco Field and Liar's Bench. Kim Michele resides in the rolling hills of Kentucky with her family and is hard at work on her next novel. Additionally, Kim Michele is a book critic for The New York Journal Of Books, and a contributor to HuffPost. She lives in Kentucky and resides part-time in her beloved, adopted small town in Western North Carolina.

The Sisters of Glass Ferry Cover Image
ISBN: 9781496709554
Availability: Coming Soon: available for pre-order now
Published: Kensington Publishing Corporation - November 28th, 2017

Godpretty in the Tobacco Field Cover Image
ISBN: 9781617737350
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kensington Publishing Corporation - April 26th, 2016

Liar's Bench Cover Image
ISBN: 9781617737336
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kensington Publishing Corporation - April 28th, 2015

Norma Watkins In Conversation with Jean Forrister

Norma Watkins will be returning to City Lights Bookstore on Friday, December 8th, at 6:30 p.m. to present That Woman From Mississippi, the sequel to her first memoir. She will have a conversation about the book with Jean Forrister. The first book, The Last Resort, describes coming of age in the civil rights movement, with the book ending when she leaves Mississippi. The sequel explores the consequences of exile. The nurturing mother is our model, and society does not easily forgive a woman who leaves her children. Humorous and discerning, the book shows how excruciating it is for women to do what men take for granted: find a harmony in love, work and parenting. To reserve copies of her books please call City Lights Bookstore in Sylva, NC at 828-586-9499.

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