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Book Festival: Book Lovers Lunch

Join us for lunch with friends and these two incredible historical fiction novelists with unforgettable stories.

Jennifer Roser 
Once We Were Home: A Novel  
When your past is stolen, where do you belong? Based on the true stories of four children, Ana, Oskar, Roger and Renata, all displaced and taken from their families during WWII. As they navigate life and discover their own history, each one grapples with their sense of identity and family. Decades later, their lives converge in Israel and they confront what it really means to have a home.

Emily Franklin 
Lioness of Boston: A Novel 
This historical fiction novel is an imaginative portrayal of the life of American art collector Isabella Stewart Gardner. By the time Isabella opened her Italian palazzo-style home as a museum in 1903 to showcase her collection of old masters, antiques, and objects d’art, she was already well known for scandalizing Boston’s upper society. After two devasting tragedies, Isabella, determined to live life on her own terms, found the courage to discover her spirit and shattered expectations.

Advance purchase is required by Monday, November 13.

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November 16, 2023 @ 12:00 pm


November 16, 2023
12:00 pm
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