discusses The Wedding Date
in conversation with MARGARET H. WILLISON
with an opening reading by MEREDITH GOLDSTEIN
This event includes a book signing
June 5, 2018
(Doors at 7:00)
2 Arrow St., Cambridge, MA 02138
$10.00 (tickets through OBERON) - On Sale Now
Harvard Book Store and Love Letters welcome debut novelist JASMINE GUILLORY for a discussion of her beloved romance, The Wedding Date, in which a groomsman and his last-minute guest are about to discover if a fake date can go the distance. Jasmine will be joined in conversation by podcaster and librarian MARGARET H. WILLISON.
The evening will include a cash bar with a signature cocktail, a book swap, Q&A with our speakers, and an opening reading by The Boston Globe Love Letters columnist MEREDITH GOLDSTEIN—author of Can't Help Myself: Lessons & Confessions from a Modern Advice Columnist. Jasmine and Meredith will sign books after the reading.
Tickets will be available through OBERON at cluboberon.com. Please note this is an age 18+ venue.
Bring a used copy in good condition of a favorite romance that you'd like to share, and receive a copy of someone else's favorite to discover.
About The Wedding Date
Agreeing to go to a wedding with a guy she gets stuck with in an elevator is something Alexa Monroe wouldn't normally do. But there's something about Drew Nichols that's too hard to resist.
On the eve of his ex's wedding festivities, Drew is minus a plus one. Until a power outage strands him with the perfect candidate for a fake girlfriend...
After Alexa and Drew have more fun than they ever thought possible, Drew has to fly back to Los Angeles and his job as a pediatric surgeon, and Alexa heads home to Berkeley, where she's the mayor's chief of staff. Too bad they can't stop thinking about the other...
They're just two high-powered professionals on a collision course toward the long distance dating disaster of the century--or closing the gap between what they think they need and what they truly want . . .
“What a charming, warm, sexy gem of a novel. I couldn’t put The Wedding Date down. I love a good romance and this delivered from the first page to the last . . . One of the best books I’ve read in a while.” —Roxane Gay
“This romance novel promises to be the perfect beach read: rich, charming characters and a love story with substance. We recommend getting this one ASAP.” —Apartment Therapy
“The Wedding Date brims with personality. It's funny, deeply honest, and above all, truly swoony—the kind of all-consuming romance where you hold your breath with delight as two wonderful people start to find each other, like the best possible version of real life. We can't wait to read more from Jasmine Guillory.” —Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan, bestselling authors of The Royal We
“It has been a long time since a romance novel written by a Black woman that centers a Black heroine took my collective breath away, stopped me in our tracks, and helped me remember that Black women can fall in love outside of the pages of novels . . . The Wedding Date ends that unnecessary drought.” —Bitch Media
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Love Letters is a daily dispatch of advice for the lovelorn that launched on Boston.com in 2009. Ask questions, get answers from columnist Meredith Goldstein, and join a crew of commenters for crowd-sourced advice. Meredith welcomes letters about every kind of love, whether you’re dating, dealing with in-laws, breaking up, or getting back together again. The column prints in The Boston Globe on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and in the Sunday Magazine. Learn more here.
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