SAVOY: Leah Weiss (All the Little Hopes) Author Talk and Q&A

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Savoy Bookshop & Café presents an author talk and Q&A with Leah Weiss for the new book, All the Little Hopes.

 This event is free, but registration is requested. Registration details are at the bottom of this page.

All the Little Hopes CoverAbout the Book

A Southern story of friendship forged by books and bees, when the timeless troubles of growing up meet the murky shadows of World War II.

Deep in the tobacco land of North Carolina, nothing's been the same since the boys shipped off to war and worry took their place. Thirteen-year-old Lucy Brown is precocious and itching for adventure. Then Allie Bert Tucker wanders into town, an outcast with a puzzling past, and Lucy figures the two of them can solve any curious crime they find―just like her hero, Nancy Drew.

Their chance comes when a man goes missing, a woman stops speaking, and an eccentric gives the girls a mystery to solve that takes them beyond the ordinary. Their quiet town, seasoned with honeybees and sweet tea, becomes home to a Nazi prisoner-of-war camp. More men go missing. And together, the girls embark on a journey to discover if we ever really know who the enemy is.

Lush with Southern atmosphere, All The Little Hopes is the story of two girls growing up as war creeps closer, blurring the difference between what's right, what's wrong, and what we know to be true.

About Leah Weiss

LEAH WEISS is a Southern writer born in North Carolina and raised in the foothills of Virginia. Her debut novel If the Creek Don't Rise was released in August of 2017. Her short stories have been published in The Simple Life magazine, Every Day Fiction and Deep South Magazine. You can contact her on her website leahweiss.com.

 
Event date: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
Savoy Bookshop and Café
10 Canal St.
Westerly, RI 02891
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$16.99
ISBN: 9781728232744
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - July 27th, 2021

A Southern story of friendship forged by books and bees, when the timeless troubles of growing up meet the murky shadows of World War II.