We could not be more excited about our 3rd Annual Historical Fiction Author Brunch. All of our popular authors are New York Times Best-Selling authors and their books are often included in "must-read" lists around the country!
Join us on Saturday, April 13 for an extraordinary morning of literary delights and a delicious brunch featuring quiche, breakfast potatoes, fresh fruit salad, muffins and pastries and of course fresh brewed hot coffee.
We expect to sell out so purchase your tickets early. Online sales is available today and BookShop (located in the library) ticket sales will be available March 1.
This is the Historical Author Fiction event of the year!
Kate Quinn is a native of southern California. She attended Boston University, where she earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Classical Voice. A lifelong history buff, she has written four novels in the Empress of Rome Saga, and two books in the Italian Renaissance, before turning to the 20th century with the New York Times and USA Today best-selling book “The Alice Network” and the upcoming “The Huntress.” All have been translated into multiple languages.
KRISTINA MCMORRIS is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author published by Sourcebooks Landmark, Kensington Books, HarperCollins, and Penguin Random House. Inspired by true historical and personal accounts, beginning with her grandparents’ WWII courtship letters, her novels have garnered more than two dozen prestigious awards and nominations, including the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, RWA’s RITA® Award, and a Goodreads Choice Award for Best Historical Fiction. Inspired by an actual newspaper photograph that stunned the nation, Sold on a Monday is a powerful novel of love, redemption, and the unexpected paths that bring us home.
MARIE BENEDICT is a lawyer with more than ten years’ experience as a litigator at two of the country’s premier law firms. She is USA Today Best-Selling author of “The Other Einstein” and “Carnegie’s Maid”. She lives in Pittsburgh with her family. Her new book “The Only Woman in the Room” is on everyone’s must-read list for 2019! About the book: Her beauty almost certainly saved her from the rising Nazi party and led to marriage with an Austrian arms dealer. Underestimated in everything else, she overheard the Third Reich's plans while at her husband's side, understanding more than anyone would guess. She devised a plan to flee in disguise from their castle, and the whirlwind escape landed her in Hollywood. She became Hedy Lamarr, screen star.
Moderator: Susan Meissner is a USA Today bestselling author of historical fiction with more than half a million books in print in fifteen languages. She is an author, speaker and writing workshop leader with a background in community journalism. Her novels include As Bright as Heaven, starred review in Library Journal; Secrets of a Charmed Life, a Goodreads finalist for Best Historical Fiction 2015; and A Fall of Marigolds, named to Booklist’s Top Ten Women’s Fiction titles for 2014. Her newest book, “The Last Year of the War” tells the story of Elise Sontag, a German American teenager whose life changes forever when her immigrant family is sent to an internment camp during World War II.
Members of the Board of the Friends of the Corona Public Library enjoying an evening of good food and fun at the Ladders & Linguine Fundraising Event sponsored by the Corona Public Library Foundation.