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Mary Simses Author Talk and Book Signing

Ridgefield Library
472 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Main Program Room
Thursday, June 29, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

The Ridgefield Library and Books on the Common are co-sponsoring an author talk with Mary Simses about her new book, The Rules of Love & Grammar about a woman who finds love and closure, and rediscovers herself, when she returns to her roots in the enchanting new novel from the author of The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & Café.

Newly jobless, newly single, and suddenly apartmentless, writer Grace Hammond has come unmoored. A grammar whiz who’s brilliant at correcting other people’s errors, she hasn’t yet found quite the right set of rules for fixing her own mistakes. Desperate to escape the City and her trifecta of problems, Grace hits pause and retreats to her Connecticut hometown. What begins as a short visit with her parents quickly becomes a far more meaningful stay, though, as she discovers that the answers to what her future holds might be found by making peace with-and even embracing-the past.

As Grace sets out to change her ways and come to terms, finally, with the tragedy that took her older sister’s life so many years ago, she rekindles a romance with her high school sweetheart, Peter, now a famous Hollywood director who’s filming a movie in town. Sparks also fly at the local bike shop, where Grace’s penchant for pointing out what’s wrong rattles the owner’s ruggedly handsome schoolteacher son, Mitch. Torn between the promise of a glamorous life and the allure of the familiar, Grace must decide what truly matters-and whether it’s time for her to throw away the rule book and bravely follow her heart.

Books will be available for purchase and for signing.
Please Register
Call 203-438-2282 for more information

Bill Roorbach Author Talk and Book Signing

Ridgefield Library
472 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Main Program Room
Thursday, July 20, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

 Bill Roorbach who will discuss his recently released novel The Girl of the Lake.

“Bill Roorbach knows so well how to break your heart, how to make you fall in love, and how to see you well through both and feel so much the greater human being for it all.” — Brad Watson, author of Miss Jane

Bill Roorbach is the author of nine books of fiction and nonfiction, including the Flannery O’Connor Prize and O. Henry Prize winner Big BendInto WoodsTemple Stream; and most recently, the bestselling Life Among Giants. The 10th anniversary edition of his craft book, Writing Life Stories, is used in writing programs around the world. His work has been published in Harper’s, the Atlantic Monthly, Playboy, the New York Times Magazine, Granta, New York, and dozens of other magazines and journals. Life Among Giants was an Editor’s Pick for Amazon’s Best 2012, a Shelf Awareness Top Ten Best Fiction for 2012, and a winner of the Maine Literary Award for Fiction.

This program is co-sponsored by the Ridgefield Library and Books on the Common. Books will be available for purchase and for signing.

Please Register.

Lesley Lambton 2034382282
lalambton@ridgefieldlibrary.org

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