Conversations from a Page is hosting a Holiday Hoopla featuring new releases from seven Houston authors:
- Chris Cander: The Weight of a Piano
- Amy Weinland Daughters:You Cannot Mess This Up
- Judithe Little: Wickwythe Hall
- S.C. Perkins: Murder Once Removed
- Sara Rosett: Murder in Black Tie
- Katherine Center: Things You Save in a Fire
- Francine Spiering: Houston Cooks: Recipes from the City’s Favorite Restaurants and Chefs
There will be entertaining and lively book conversation in a relaxed, in-home setting. The event is casual, guests are invited to meet these fabulous authors, and everyone can enjoy a relaxing cup of coffee with us. All books will be available for purchase, personalization and signing at the event. Additionally, we are pleased to host a Holiday Pop Up Shop with two marvelous and talented local designers as well as offering in-house gift wrapping so that you might tend to a few holiday shopping needs while enjoying our guest authors.
For more details, contact Conversation From A Page here.
In 1962, in the Soviet Union, eight-year-old Katya is bequeathed what will become the love of her life: a Blüthner piano, on which she discovers an enrichening passion for music. Yet after she marries, her husband insists the family emigrate to America—and loses her piano in the process.
It's 2014 and Amy Daughters is a forty-six-year old stay-at-home mom living in Dayton, Ohio. She returns to her hometown of Houston over the Thanksgiving holiday to discuss her parents' estate--and finds herself hurled back in time. Suddenly, it's 1978, and she is forced to spend thirty-six hours in her childhood home with her nuclear family, including her ten-year old self.
May 1940. Hitler invades France, a move that threatens all of Europe, and three lives intersect at Wickwythe Hall, an opulent estate in the English countryside--a beautiful French refugee, a take-charge American heiress, and a charming champagne vendeur with ties to Roosevelt and Churchill, who isn't what he seems.
S.C. Perkins' Murder Once Removed is the captivating first mystery in the Ancestry Detective series, in which Texas genealogist Lucy Lancaster uses her skills to solve murders in both the past and present.
A high-society murder. A spirited lady detective. Can she out-class the killer before an innocent person takes the fall?
London, 1923. Olive Belgrave needs a job. Despite her aristocratic upbringing, she's penniless. Determined to support herself, she jumps at an unconventional job--looking into the background of her cousin's fianc , Alfred.
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“Center gives readers a sharp and witty exploration of love and forgiveness that is at once insightful, entertaining, and thoroughly addictive.”
— KIRKUS, STARRED REVIEW
Houston's dining scene is a colorful culinary tapestry of local and international food traditions. Whether it's barbecue, Southern comfort food, or fine dining, H-town is emerging as a foodie destination--there has never been a more exciting time to eat in the Bayou City. Houston Cooks is an exciting collection of eighty signature dishes from forty of the city's leading restaurants.