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Author Kristan Higgins and comedian Lisa Lampanelli

Tuesday, August 7 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Explore the power of female  friendships and the importance of self-acceptance with these two successful women! New York Times bestselling author Kristan Higgins is will be interviewed by Lisa Lampanelli about her new book, Good luck with that.

Lisa Lampanelli has been known for more than a quarter-century as Comedy’s Lovable Queen of Mean.   Heralded as “more than a standup — a standout,” by    comedy legend Jim Carrey, and called “a true original and a brilliant comedy mind who’ll steal the show every time” by her hero Howard Stern, Lampanelli is known for saying things that most people are afraid to think. Her performances are wildly popular at theaters across the U.S. and Canada. She will be interviewing Kristan Higgins,  the New York Times,  USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly bestselling author of 18 novels, which have been translated into more than two dozen languages. Her books have received dozens of awards and accolades, including starred reviews from KirkusThe New York   Journal  of Books, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and Booklist. She is a five-time  nominee for The Kirkus Prize for Best Work of Fiction, and her books regularly appear on the lists for best novels of the year of many prestigious journals and review sites.

With Good luck with thatKristan offers readers an issues-driven, poignant, and heartwarming piece of women’s fiction that is perfect for fans of the novels of Jodi Picoult and Jane Green. Her beautifully written storytelling has already captivated the entire Berkley team. We know readers will be as deeply touched by the novel’s brave characters, message of self-acceptance, and the enduring power of female friendships as we are.

Thirtysomethings Emerson, Georgia, and Marley have been best friends since they met at weight-loss camp as teens. When Emerson tragically passes away, she leaves one final wish for her best friends: to conquer the fears they still carry as adults. For Marley and Georgia, Emerson’s death is the jolt that makes them look at their own lives, reevaluate their family relationships, reexamine how they view themselves, and understand why they haven’t found love and acceptance.


Books will be for sale at this event.

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Tuesday, August 7
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Community Room
281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States


AFPL Adult Programs
860-673-9712 ext 4
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