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Event date: 
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Annie Bloom's welcomes Jill G. Hall to read from her novel The Silver Shoes, the dual tale of two dynamic women from two very different eras searching for fulfillment.

San Francisco artist Anne McFarland has been distracted by a cross-country romance with sexy Sergio and has veered from her creative path. While visiting him in New York, she buys a pair of rhinestone shoes in an antique shop that spark her imagination and lead her on a quest to learn more about the shoes' original owner.

Almost ninety years earlier, Clair Deveraux, a sheltered 1929 New York debutante, tries to reside within the bounds of polite society and please her father. But when she meets Winnie, a carefree Macy's shop girl, Clair is lured into the steamy side of Manhattan--a place filled with speakeasies, flappers, and the beat of "that devil music"--and her true desires explode wide open. Secrets and lies heap up until her father loses everything in the stock market crash and Clair becomes entangled in the burlesque world in an effort to save her family and herself.

Ultimately, both Anne and Clair--two very different women living in very different eras--attain true fulfillment . . . with some help from their silver shoes.

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ISBN: 9781631523533
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: She Writes Press - June 19th, 2018

Event date: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Annie Bloom's welcomes local author Jocelyn Kuhn to read from her book Thriving through Transitions.

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to thrive as they experience change while others seem to crumble at even the idea of it? And is it even possible for a person expand their ability to adapt? Thriving through Transitions offers an insightful perspective, along with an easy to follow 5 Step Process for turning life’s greatest obstacles into opportunities to thrive.