Come and join Writer's Block Bookstore at The Winter Park Library for an in-person event and book signing with author Sadeqa Johnson (in conversation with Kristin Harmel), as we celebrate her latest book in paperback, The House of Eve. General Admission is free, however when you pre-order a ticket with a book you will receive your book at 20% off.
If you cannot attend the event but would like a signed copy, please follow the link here and add in the notes you would like a signed copy.
While Sadeqa’s events are free to attend and open to all, a purchase of The House of Eve from Writer's Block Bookstore is required to enter the signing line.
ABOUT THE HOUSE OF EVE
“A triumph of historical fiction” (The Washington Post), an instant New York Times bestseller, and a Reese’s Book Club pick, set in 1950s Philadelphia and Washington, DC, that explores what it means to be a woman and a mother, and how much one is willing to sacrifice to achieve her greatest goal.1950s Philadelphia: fifteen-year-old Ruby Pearsall is on track to becoming the first in her family to attend college. But a taboo love affair threatens to pull her back down into the poverty and desperation that has been passed on to her like a birthright.Eleanor Quarles arrives in Washington, DC, with ambition and secrets. When she meets the handsome William Pride at Howard University, they fall madly in love. But William hails from one of DC’s elite wealthy Black families, and his parents don’t let just anyone into their fold. Eleanor hopes that a baby will make her finally feel at home in William’s family and grant her the life she’s been searching for. But having a baby—and fitting in—is easier said than done.With their stories colliding in the most unexpected of ways, Ruby and Eleanor will both make decisions that shape the trajectory of their lives.
ABOUT SADEQA JOHNSON
Sadeqa Johnson is the New York Times bestselling author of five novels. Her accolades include being the 2022 Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy finalist, a BCALA Literary Honoree, and the Library of Virginia’s Literary People’s Choice Award winner. She is a Kimbilio Fellow and teaches in the MFA program at Drexel University. Originally from Philadelphia, she currently lives near Richmond, Virginia with her husband and three teens.
“Amazing…I was completely surprised by the ending of this beautifully told and written book.” —Reese Witherspoon
ABOUT THE MODERATOR - KRISTIN HARMEL
Kristin Harmel is the New York Times bestselling author of more than a dozen novels including The Forest of Vanishing Stars, The Book of Lost Names, The Room on Rue Amélie, and The Sweetness of Forgetting. She is published in more than thirty languages and is the cofounder and cohost of the popular web series, Friends & Fiction. She lives in Orlando, Florida.