On November 2 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) will host the 4th annual Book Lovers Tea at the Hillsborough Township Municipal Complex, located at 379 South Branch Road in Hillsborough. Bestselling author Fiona Davis will discuss her new book “The Chelsea Girls” with Carol Fitzgerald from “The Book Reporter.”
Additionally, Yvonne Selander, SCLSNJ’s collection development supervisor, will talk about the best books of 2019 with a sneak peek into 2020 releases.
Light refreshments will be served. Giveaways and door prizes will be available for participants. Registration is required to attend: sclsnj.libnet.info/event/1958203. Seating is limited.
Discover Fiona Davis Readalikes at Your Library:
“The Dakota Winters” by Tom Barbash
Returning to his childhood home in 1979 New York’s famed Dakota apartments, a former Peace Corps volunteer is swept up in a raucous celebrity effort to reignite his late-night host father’s stalled career.
“Astor Place Vintage” by Stephanie Lehmann
Amanda Rosenbloom, owner of a struggling vintage clothing shop, finds the journal of a woman who lived in New York 100 years ago and discovers a secret that inspires her to stop living in the past and take control of her future.
“Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk” by Kathleen Rooney
Embarking on a walk across Manhattan on New Year’s Eve in 1984, 85-year-old Lillian Boxfish recalls her long and eventful life, which included a brief reign as the highest-paid advertising woman in America, whose career was cut short by marriage and loss.
“House of Thieves” by Charles Belfoure
When his son racks up an impossible gambling debt to a notorious gang in nineteenth-century New York, John Cross uses his inside knowledge of high-society mansions and museums to craft a perfect heist.
“Three-Martini Lunch” by Suzanne Rindell
In 1958 Greenwich Village, three ambitious young people—Cliff, the son of a successful book editor; Eden, who dreams of being an editor; and Miles, a talented black writer from Harlem—will do anything to succeed in the competitive world of book publishing and learn that they must live with the consequences of their choices.