Author Kristin Harmel "Meet & Mingle"

Please join us on Saturday, July 10 at 4 pm for a "Meet & Mingle" with New York Times bestselling author Kristin Harmel! We're thrilled to have Kristin return to Copperfish Books on her book tour for her new book The Forest of Vanishing Stars. Enjoy refreshments while chatting with Kristin and fellow fans. Kristin will also give a short talk and sign books.

Purchase the book from us online here or give us a call. To enable us to continue to bring these events to you — and to support the authors — please purchase their books from us. 

RSVP online via Eventbrite here.

We know we're in a time of transition during the pandemic. If you are fully vaccinated, we no longer require you to wear a mask in our store. We do support the wearing of masks if you are not vaccinated or feel more comfortable doing so. Your patience and understanding is appreciated as we navigate our reentry into a time of hosting in-person events. We're excited, the authors are excited, and we know you are, too! Please note that seating will be available, but it will be more limited in our new space. 

ABOUT THE BOOK

The New York Times bestselling author of the "heart-stopping tale of survival and heroism" (PeopleThe Book of Lost Names returns with an evocative coming-of-age World War II story about a young woman who uses her knowledge of the wilderness to help Jewish refugees escape the Nazis--until a secret from her past threatens everything.

After being stolen from her wealthy German parents and raised in the unforgiving wilderness of eastern Europe, a young woman finds herself alone in 1941 after her kidnapper dies. Her solitary existence is interrupted, however, when she happens upon a group of Jews fleeing the Nazi terror. Stunned to learn what's happening in the outside world, she vows to teach the group all she can about surviving in the forest--and in turn, they teach her some surprising lessons about opening her heart after years of isolation. But when she is betrayed and escapes into a German-occupied village, her past and present come together in a shocking collision that could change everything.

Inspired by incredible true stories of survival against staggering odds, and suffused with the journey-from-the-wilderness elements that made Where the Crawdads Sing a worldwide phenomenon, The Forest of Vanishing Stars is a heart-wrenching and suspenseful novel from the #1 internationally bestselling author whose writing has been hailed as "sweeping and magnificent" (Fiona Davis, New York Times bestselling author), "immersive and evocative" ( Publishers Weekly), and "gripping" ( Tampa Bay Times).

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Kristin Harmel is the New York Times bestselling author of a dozen novels including The Book of Lost Names, The Winemaker's Wife, The Room on Rue Amélie, and The Sweetness of Forgetting. She is also the cofounder and cohost of the popular web series, Friends and Fiction. She lives in Orlando, Florida.

Event address: 
212 W. Virginia Avenue
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
The Forest of Vanishing Stars: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982158934
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallery Books - July 6th, 2021

Parade “Best Books of Summer” pick * Real Simple summer reading pick * SheReads “Best WWII Fiction of Summer 2021” pick

The New York Times bestselling author of the “heart-stopping tale of survival and heroism” (People) The Book of Lost Names retur