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Under the Southern Sky: An Exclusive Fireside Chat Adventure

April 25, 2021 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM


About the Event

During the course of WWII, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt instituted a series of “fireside chats” on the radio, as a way to regularly communicate self-assurance and calm during times of despair and uncertainty in our country. While once a thing of the past, thanks to the brilliant collaboration of billionaire entrepreneur and Shark Tank TV star, Mark Cuban, and Falon Fatemi, former CEO and Founder of Node.ai, Fireside Chats are back, bigger and better than ever, and in a technological format that allows YOU to actively participate!

We are excited to invite you to the next of our new Adventures by the Book series on Fireside Chat with USA Today bestselling author Kristy Woodson Harvey as she celebrates the VIP launch of her delicious new summer read, Under the Southern Sky. Join us for our exclusive Fireside Chat where you can chat live with Kristy to discuss her new book, ask questions, and converse with her “on stage.”

Admission to this event is unique, as Fireside Chat is open by invite only. Simply be one of the first 100 readers to purchase a book below and we will send you a private VIP link to attend the virtual event (iPhone or iPad are required). If you miss out being one of the first 100, no worries, as we will share the event as a podcast afterwards.

Your Adventure includes a paperback copy of Under the Southern Sky (with signed bookplate), tax, shipping within the U.S. and Canada, a live Fireside Chat discussion with Kristy, Q&A, and the opportunity to be one of only 100 people invited to celebrate Kristy’s first event on Fireside Chat.

About the Author and Book

Kristy Woodson Harvey is the USA Today bestselling author of Feels Like FallingThe Southern Side of ParadiseThe Secret to Southern CharmSlightly South of SimpleLies & Other Acts of Love, and Dear Carolina. She is the winner of the Lucy Bramlette Patterson Award for Excellence in Creative Writing, a finalist for the Southern Book Prize, her work has been optioned for film and her books have received numerous accolades including Southern Living’s Most Anticipated Beach Reads, Southern Living’s Best Spring Break Reads, Parade’s Big Fiction Reads Every Book Club Will Love, Entertainment Weekly’s Spring Reading Picks, Us Weekly’s Sweet Reads for Right Now, Woman’s WorldBest Books, PopSugar’s Ultimate Summer Reading, USA Today Happy Ever After’s Best Women’s Fiction, and Huffington Post’s Summer Reading: Women’s Fiction Style

Kristy blogs with her mom Beth Woodson on Design Chic about how creating a beautiful home can be the catalyst for creating a beautiful life. She is a Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s school of journalism and holds a master’s in English from East Carolina University, with a concentration in multicultural and transnational literature. She is a proud member of the Tall Poppy Writers, serves on the board of Beaufort Historical Association, and is a member of the University of North Carolina’s Women’s Leadership Council.

In her new novel, Under the Southern Sky, two childhood friends discover that love—and family—can be found in unconventional ways in this timely, moving novel from the USA Today bestselling author of the “beautifully Southern, evocative Peachtree Bluff series” (Kristin Harmel, New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Lost Names).

Recently separated Amelia Buxton, a dedicated journalist, never expected that uncovering the biggest story of her career would become deeply personal. But when she discovers that a cluster of embryos belonging to her childhood friend Parker and his late wife Greer have been deemed “abandoned,” she’s put in the unenviable position of telling Parker—and dredging up old wounds in the process. Parker has been unable to move forward since the loss of his beloved wife three years ago. He has all but forgotten about the frozen embryos, but once Amelia reveals her discovery, he knows that if he ever wants to get a part of Greer back, he’ll need to accept his fate as a single father and find a surrogate.

Each dealing with their own private griefs, Parker and Amelia slowly begin to find solace in one another as they navigate an uncertain future against the backdrop of the pristine waters of their childhood home, Cape Carolina. The journey of self-discovery leads them to an unforgettable and life-changing lesson: Family—the one you’re born into and the one you choose—is always closer than you think.

For Book Clubs

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About Fireside Chat

We are thrilled to announce that Adventures by the Book has been invited to host a literary series on Fireside Chat which will include book discussions, author talks, book clubs, special presentations, and much more.

Fireside Chat is the exclusive, invite-only new podcast platform for the next generation – a socially responsible space for us to come together in real-time to collaborate and create meaningful conversations. Together, we will engage in discussion, debate, and discourse in a public forum and make it a thing of celebration and beauty. We are ready to share our microphone with you and hope you’ll join us as we collaborate in the world’s most dynamic auditorium.





April 25, 2021
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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