Katherine A. Sherbrooke Book Launch & Signing

Pre-order a copy of local author Katherine A. Sherbrooke's newest release, Leaving Coy’s Hill: A Novel, online or at the store, and you'll be entered into a drawing to win one of 20 available spots for a private Zoom conversation with Katherine. We can't wait to introduce our customers to this unforgettable story of pioneering feminist and abolitionist Lucy Stone and to celebrate the book's May 4 release with a book signing at Buttonwood! 

Katherine A. Sherbrooke is the author of Fill the Skywhich was a finalist for the Mary Sarton Award for Contemporary Fiction and the Foreward Indies Book of the Year, and won a 2017 Independent Press Award. She is Chair of the GrubStreet Creative Writing Center in Boston and lives south of the city with her husband, two sons, and black lab.

"What could be more timely than Sherbrooke’s gorgeously fictionalized and page-turning account of Lucy Stone, the first woman in Massachusetts to earn a college degree, to keep her maiden name, and to fight for women’s rights? A stunning look at timeless issues—how we navigate motherhood and career, marriage or staying single, and how we create change in a world that seems to have gone crazy, all told through the lens of one extraordinary heroine." --Caroline Leavitt, New York Times bestselling author of Pictures of You and With or Without You

Store Event Date: 
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Event address: 
Buttonwood Books and Toys
747 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy
Cohasset, MA
United States
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Leaving Coy's Hill: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781643137162
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Pegasus Books - May 4th, 2021

An unforgettable story about the triumphs and travails of a woman unwilling to play by the rules, based on the the remarkable life of pioneering feminist and abolitionist Lucy Stone. 

Born on a farm in 1818, Lucy Stone dreamt of extraordinary things for a girl of her time, like continuing her education beyond the eighth grade and working for the abolitionist cause, and of o