WNBA presents BIBLIOFEAST 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, October 19th, 7:00-8:30pm

Online Via Zoom

Free to attend:   RSVP HERE

* Book Giveaways for Attendees *

* Author Readings and Q&A *

*Recorded for Facebook & More*

If you would like to buy any of the titles you may do so by clicking the covers above, calling the store at 704-525-9239, or coming by the store in-person.

The WNBA Annual Bibliofeast book & author event is a virtual format this year! Enjoy a panel discussion featuring four outstanding authors, and their 2020 Great Group Reads-chosen titles!

 

  • Nancy Jensen author of In Our Midst (Dzanc Books, HC)

Summary: In 1940s Indiana, community fear and suspicion has grown about German immigrants. Nina and Otto Aust and their sons are first separated by the FBI, then interrogated, and ultimately sent to an internment camp in this WWII-set historical fiction.

 

  • Donna Hemans, author of Tea by the Sea (Red Hen Press, TP)

Summary: When Plum’s daughter is kidnapped at birth, by the baby’s father, she spends the next 17 years searching for her  With travels that extend from Jamaica to Brooklyn, this novel examines issues of parenthood, tragedy, identity, redemption, and betrayal.

 

  • Christina Baker Kline author of The Exiles  (Custom House, HC)

Summary: Set in the early days of Australia, this is a story of three women: Two English convicts, and a young Aboriginal girl who’s taken from her people to be raised as a sort of pet by the governor and his wife. This novel takes on colonization, native peoples, and the determination that enabled them to persevere in the face of exile.

 

  • Sahar Mustafah author of The Beauty of Your Face  (W.W. Norton, HC)

Summary: High School principal Afaf Rahman hides as a shooter guns down students at a Muslim girls school in Chicago. The novel alternates between Afaf’s live account of the attack and flashbacks to childhood incidents, including the relationship with her mother, her sister’s disappearance, and her own discovery of the comfort of Islam. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Monday, October 19, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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