Celebrate NC Women Authors with Dessert, Wine & Chocolates


The public is invited to enjoy a Dessert, Wine & Chocolates evening celebrating North Carolina's female authors beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, in the Keiser Room at the Salt Block. Authors Kimmery Martin and Angela Pisel will be the guest speakers, and may be joined by a third author, still to be announced.

The evening's program is presented by the Friends of Hickory Public Library in partnership with Patrick Beaver Library. Although the program is free, there is limited seating and tickets must be obtained in advance, either at the circulation desk at Patrick Beaver Library, beginning Tuesday, April 10, or from any Friends member. The event is for those ages 21 and older.

Charlotte physician Kimmery Martin's debut novel The Queen of Hearts has been named a 2018 Most Anticipated Book by Southern Living, Elite Daily and Writer's Digest. It explores "the startling secrets in a friendship between a cardiologist and a trauma surgeon." Read more about Kimmery at www.kimmerymartin.com.

With Love from the Inside is Angela Pisel's well-received first novel, the story of a mother on death row for allegedly killing her infant son and determined to reconnect with her daughter to make sure she knows the truth. "Like nothing else I've read this year" -New York Times Bestseller Elin Hilderbrand. Learn more about Angela at www.angelapisel.com.

"We are so pleased to present this very special program with these amazing authors, and we hope that many of their fans, along with their yet-to-be fans, will join us to enjoy a delicious evening of conversation, dessert, wine and chocolates," says Rochelle Walton, president of the Friends board.

Anyone who has questions or needs more information may contact Library Director Sarah Greene at (828) 261-2275 or sgreene@hickorync.gov.


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