We are pleased to welcome one of our favorite authors back to the store this fall to discuss her latest novel, Vivian in Red. Kristina will join us on Thursday, October 13th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m in the store. This is a free wine and cheese event and reservations are requested. For more information please call us at 231-347-1180 or send us an email.
Kristina Riggle, the acclaimed author of Real Life & Liars, returns with a thought-provoking novel
Famed Broadway producer Milo Short may be eighty-eight but that doesn't stop him from going to the office every day. So when he steps out of his Upper West Side brownstone on one exceptionally hot morning, he's not expecting to see the impossible: a woman from his life sixty years ago, cherry red lips, bright red hat, winking at him on a New York sidewalk, looking just as beautiful as she did back in 1934.
The sight causes him to suffer a stroke. And when he comes to, the renowned lyricist discovers he has lost the ability to communicate. Milo believes he must unravel his complicated history with Vivian Adair in order to win back his words. But he needs helpin the form of his granddaughter Eleanor failed journalist and family misfit. Tapped to write her grandfather's definitive biography, Eleanor must dig into Milo's colorful past to discover the real story behind Milo's greatest song Love Me, I Guess, and the mysterious woman who inspired an amazing life.
A sweeping love story, family mystery and historical drama set eighty years apart, Vivian in Red will swell your heart like a favorite song while illuminating Broadway like you've never seen before.
Famed Broadway producer Milo Short may be eighty-eight but that doesn't stop him from going to the office every day.
Kristina Riggle, the acclaimed author of Real Life & Liars, returns with a thought-provoking novel inspired by real-life events
"This story of two sisters, each broken in her own way, is as unflinching as it is compassionate. I was pulled in from the first page."
--Marisa de los Santos, New York Times bestselling author of Falling Together
Sometimes you find happiness where, and when, you least expect it.
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--Julie Buxbaum, author of The Opposite of Love
"A richly woven story laced with unforgettable characters....A beautiful book."
--Therese Walsh, author of The Last Will of Moira Leahy
"The Life You've Imagined is a terrific novel about love and loss, letting go and holding on. A book to share with family and friends--I loved it."