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.

Event date: 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
312 State St
49085 Saint Joseph
The Rooms Are Filled Cover Image
ISBN: 9781938314582
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: She Writes Press - April 22nd, 2014

"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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St. Joseph's Annual Luminary Festival &

Book Signing with Amy Young, Author of A Unicorn Named Sparkle's First Christmas!


Friday, November 16, 5:00 - 9:00 PM

Book Signing 6:30 - 8:30 PM


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Saturday, November 24th 

Book Signing with Author Margaret Willey from 1:00-3:00 PM

Free book (advance reader's copy) with any purchase over $20


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The 2018 Holiday Catalog will soon be here!

Check out a preview here.

The actual catalog, which includes a coupon for 20% off one item in the store, will be included in the Herald Palladium Wednesday, November 14th and will be available at Forever Books starting that same day.







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