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Fall 2019 Literary Tea

October 19, 2019 @ 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM


About the Event

We are thrilled to announce our Fall 2019 Literary Tea Adventure featuring Sarah McCoy, New York Times, USA Today, and internationally bestselling author of Marilla of Green Gables.  Join us as we celebrate the paperback release of her novel, a bold and heartfelt tale of life at Green Gables… before Anne.

You won’t want to miss this decadent event at the historic Westgate Hotel. Over books, bubbly, and delectable tea treats like crab cakes, scones, & seasonal berries, we will bask in a marvelous afternoon with Sarah McCoy. As we dine, Sarah share with us how she brought Marilla to life, understand how Marilla became the woman she did, and how Sarah created a story that has become equally as loved as the original.

Your Adventure includes an elegant tea in the historic heart of San Diego, book discussion, Q&A, author signing, and an opportunity to meet the authorup close and personal in an intimate and luxurious setting. Important note! Pricing has not changed. It is not reflective of the price including all tax, gratuity, and fees. These fees will no longer be added to the ticket cost at check out.

Books will be available for purchase and signing during the tea, or pre-order your copy below for delivery and signing at the event.

About the Author

Sarah McCoy is the New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling author of Marilla of Green Gables (William Morrow/Harper Collins, October 23, 2018); The Mapmaker’s Children; The Baker’s Daughter, a 2012 Goodreads Choice Award Best Historical Fiction nominee; The Time It Snowed in Puerto Rico; the novella “The Branch of Hazel” in Grand Central; and Le souffle des feuilles et des promesses, a French exclusive title.

Sarah’s work has been featured in Real SimpleThe MillionsYour Health MonthlyHuffington Post and other publications. She has taught English writing at Old Dominion University and at the University of Texas at El Paso.

The daughter of an Army officer, her family was stationed in Germany during her childhood. She grew up in Virginia and now lives with her husband, an orthopedic sports surgeon, and their dog, Gilbert, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Event Registration

Registration for this Literary Tea Adventure is ONLY available through the Westgate Hotel; REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. 

Please note that the event is $65 per person; the cost has not changed. The pricing now reflects the all-inclusive cost, including all gratuity, tax, and fee. These fees will no longer be added on to the ticket price at check out. The PayPal shopping cart below is to pre-order a signed copy of Marilla of Green Gables only and will not register you for the tea.

For Book Clubs

Are you in a book club, seeking fabulous authors who are excited and available to meet with you? Then you will be delighted to know that Sarah is a NovelNetwork author, available to meet with book clubs via video chat or in person if her schedule and geography align.

NovelNetwork is the nation’s first and only match(dot)com for authors and book clubs to find each other, so check it out today. Book clubs join for free and can gain access to our database of dozens of authors, from NYT and international bestsellers, to debut authors, cookbook authors, mystery and non-fiction authors, and representing various regions of the United States, and even Alaska and Hawaii, all of whom want to meet with you!

To schedule a visit with Sarah or any of our authors, join for free here.


October 19, 2019
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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