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Katie Pierson—'89 Walls

Join us for a special reading from Katie Pierson's new novel, '89 Walls!  Meet the author, bring your questions for the Q&A, and enjoy some  80's candy, wine coolers, and a playlist...see you soon! 

About the Book:

College is not in the cards for Seth. He spends his minimum wages on groceries, and fakes happiness to distract his mom from the MS they both know will kill her. It’s agony to carry around a frayed love note for a girl who’s both out of his league and beneath his dignity.

Quinn’s finishing high school on top. But that cynical, liberal guy in her social studies class makes her doubt her old assumptions. Challenging the rules now, though, would a) squander her last summer at home, b) antagonize her conservative dad, and c) make her a hypocrite.

Seth and Quinn’s passionate new romance takes them both by surprise. They keep it a secret: it’s too early to make plans and too late not to care. But it’s 1989. As politics suddenly get personal they find themselves fighting bare-fisted for their beliefs—and each other—in the clear light of day. 

About the Author: 

Katie Pierson freelances for local non-profits, using her background in public policy and grassroots organizing to overthrow the patriarchy one introverted step at a time. When she’s not writing fiction, she returns library books, makes soup, and tries to be cooler than she really is by hip-hopping at the YMCA.

Earlier Event: September 4
Food for Thought: Idea Forum & Potluck
Later Event: September 10
Colleen Baldrica—Tree Spirited Woman