Come and meet Lisa Wingate, Author of the blockbuster hit, Before We Were Yours, which remained on the New York Times Bestseller List for more than a year, was Publishers Weekly’s #3 longest running bestseller of 2017, and was voted by readers as the 2017 Goodreads Choice Award Winner for historical fiction. “Before and After: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans who Survived the Tennessee Children’s Home Society,” which is the non-fiction companion book, was released in October 2019.
Lisa Wingate is a former journalist, inspirational speaker, and New York Times Bestselling Author of thirty novels. Her work has won or been nominated for many awards, including the Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize, the Oklahoma Book Award, The Carol Award, the Christy Award, and the RT Booklovers Reviewer’s Choice Award.
On April 7, 2020 a Lisa’s newest novel, The Book of Lost Friends: A Novel will be released. It was inspired by little-known historical events and is a dramatic story of three young women on a journey in search of family amidst the destruction of the post-Civil War South, and of a modern-day teacher who rediscovers their story and its vital connection to her own students’ lives.
The new book, as well as others written by Lisa, will be sold and signed at the event.
Please register online, or call 717-533-6555 to speak to a staff member at the Public Services desk to register for this Friends Adult Program, one month in advance of the program. Sponsored by Friends of the Hershey Public Library.