Thank you everyone who attended the Jonathan Evison program yesterday at WPL. I am sure that you will agree with me that he was absolutely delightful. For those of you that could not attend but are fans, you will be happy to know that his next book will be published this August. The title is The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving, as he mentioned yesterday all three of his novels deal somewhat with caregiving.
NCRL has another author coming to WPL on Thursday June 28th at 7 p.m. Heather Barbieir majored in English at the University of Washington. After graduation she was employed by newspapers and magazines editing, writing reviews and feature articles.
Her first novel, Snow in July, was published in 2004. This novel takes place in Montana. It is the story of the complicated love of two sisters. Their world collides, love is tested and heart wrenching decisions must be made.
Her second novel, The Lace Makers of Glenmara, was published in 2009. It is about a heartbroken American designer, who relocates to Ireland. Kate Robinson discovers, inspiration, comfort and friendship in a quaint Irish village, when she meets and joins an intimate circle of lacemakers.
Her new novel, The Cottage at Glass Beach, is about a political wife and doting mother. Nora Cunningham's husband is the attorney general in Massachusetts. When it is revealed to her and the general public, that her husband has been unfaithful, she flees with her two young daughters to Burke Island, off the coast of Maine. She left the island decades ago after her mother disappeared at sea. Now back on the island she is forced to face the truth about her failing marriage, her mother's disappearance, and her long buried past.
Heather Barbiei is a local Northwest author. She lives in Seattle, and is currently working on her fourth novel. I hope that many of you will be able to attend the June program.