Coffee with the Authors

featuringMay Coffee with the Authors Julie Gerstenblatt Jane Roper Katherine A. Sherbrooke

Julie Gerstenblatt, Daughters of Nantucket

Jane Roper, The Society of Shame

Katherine A. Sherbrooke, The Hidden Life of Aster Kelly

Thursday, May 11, 10am - 11:30am

at the Cohasset Lightkeeper's House

Enjoy coffee and a light brunch while three authors introduce their newest titles! This event is sold out, but please call the store at (781) 383-2665 if you would like to be added to the waitlist.

Julie Gerstenblatt holds a Doctorate in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and teaches writing at Roger Williams University. Her essays have appeared in The Huffington Post, Cognoscenti, among others. She is also a producer for A Mighty Blaze, a social media and marketing organization of volunteer creatives dedicated to connecting writers to readers and which has grown into a leading resource for author interviews. Julie lives in coastal Rhode Island with her family and one very smart poodle.

Jane Roper is the author of two previous books: a memoir, Double Time, and a novel, Eden Lake. Her short fiction, essays, and humor have appeared in publications including McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, The MillionsThe RumpusSalon, and Poets & Writers and on NPR. Jane is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and lives in the Boston area with her husband and two children.

Katherine A. Sherbrooke is the author of Fill the Sky, which was a finalist for the May Sarton Award for Contemporary Fiction and the Foreword Indies Book of the Year and won a 2017 Independent Press Award, as well as Leaving Coy's Hill, also published by Pegasus Books. 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.

Store Event Date: 
Thursday, May 11, 2023 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Event address: 
Cohasset Lightkeeper's House
15 Lighthouse Lane
Cohasset, MA
United States
Daughters of Nantucket By Julie Gerstenblatt Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780778334323
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mira Books - March 14th, 2023

"Gerstenblatt's distinctive tale, a triumph in storytelling, celebrates the courage and tenacity of women." --Booklist, starred review

Set against Nantucket's Great Fire of 1846, this sweeping, emotional novel brings together three courageous women battling to save everything they hold dear...


The Society of Shame By Jane Roper Cover Image
$28.00
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ISBN: 9780593468760
Published: Anchor - April 4th, 2023

“If you liked Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus, read The Society of Shame by Jane Roper.” —The Washington Post


The Hidden Life of Aster Kelly: A Novel By Katherine A. Sherbrooke Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781639363537
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Pegasus Books - April 4th, 2023

When a runway model in 1940s Hollywood makes a split-second decision intended to protect those she loves, she triggers a cascade of secrets that threatens to upend her daughter’s life decades later.

After winning a prestigious fashion design contest in 1948, Aster Kelly flees the world of modeling in New York and arrives in Beverly Hills to claim