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It's Complicated: Forming Families


Best-selling authors explore complicated family ties and how their characters react in the face of love and loss, family secrets, ethics and adoption. Assistive listening devices available.


Panelists
J. Courtney Sullivan

J. Courtney Sullivan is the author of the New York Times best-selling novels "Commencement," "Maine" and "The Engagements." "Maine" was named a Best Book of the Year by Time magazine and a Washington Post Notable Book for 2011....

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Lisa Wingate

Lisa Wingate is a former journalist, inspirational speaker, and New York Times best-selling author of thirty novels. Her work has won or been nominated for many awards -- including the Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize, the Oklahoma Book Award, the Utah Library Award, The Carol Award, the Christy Award and the RT Booklovers Reviewer’s Choice Award....

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Books:
Saints for All Occasions
J. Courtney Sullivan
Fiction / Literature
Knopf
May 2017
ISBN 9780307959577
352 pages
$26.95, INSTOCK
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"A sweeping novel about two sisters--one the matriarch of a boisterous Irish Catholic family, the other a cloistered nun, hidden from the world--and the secret that drove them apart"--

Before We Were Yours
Lisa Wingate
Fiction / Literature
Ballantine Books
June 2017
ISBN 9780425284681
Hardcover, 352 pages
$26.00, INSTORE
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"Memphis, Tennessee, 1936. The five Foss children find their lives changed forever when their parents leave them alone . More/less

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