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Top 20 & an Author with Jessica Null Vealitzek
Kick off Summer Reading with
Top 20 & an Author with Jessica Null Vealitzek,
Wednesday, May 21st at 7:00 PM
-20% off everything in the store that night
-A free book (publisher's advance copy) for each attendee
-Staff reviews of the their top 20 new reads for the season
Space is limited, reserve your seat today!
The beautifully heart-wrenching story of two castaways brought together by vastly different circumstances. At nine-years-old, Michael Nygaard is transplanted from his Minnesota farm, and the sacred wolf-filled wilderness that surrounds him, to suburban Chicago (Ackerman, Illinois) after his father dies abruptly. Simultaneously, Julia Parnell escapes to Ackerman in hopes of beginning her life anew after a failed atempt to live openly with her lifelong girlfriend, Rose.
Jessica Null Vealitzek is a former reporter and political communications director. She was born and raised northwest of Chicago, where she now lives with her husband and two children. This is her first novel.
"The Rooms Are Filled" is a tender novel about the beauty and sadness of those simply learning to live out loud. An ode to truth, the departed who are never truly gone, and the resilient human heart."
--Susan Henderson, author of "Up from the Blue"
"As you read about the seemingly quiet, Midwestern lives of the people of "The Rooms Are Filled", you will suddenly realize that you desperately want them to get everything they're hoping for."
--John Warner, "Chicago Tribune" columnist and author of "The Funny Man"
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