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Author Kim Hooper Receives Rave Reviews

Post Date:11/08/2018

Author Kim Hooper: Cherry Blossoms

  • Date: 11/17/2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Central Library Friends Room

Kim Hooper, author of the critically-acclaimed debut novel People Who Knew Me, will talk about her second and most recent book, Cherry Blossoms, which reviewers describe as “part travel guide, part comedy, part exploration of grief and relationships.”

The OC Register recently listed Kim Hooper's new book, "Cherry Blossoms" as a "must read" for November and readers have given it stellar reviews:

“A simply stunning read! This novel grabs your attention and won't let go. It’s fascinating, heartfelt, intense, unforgettable, and there is so much info regarding Japanese culture that really adds something to the reading experience. This was my first time reading a Kim Hooper book and I can't wait to see what she writes next…” – Charlene Martel, The Literary Word

"Kim Hooper's talent is spirited, at times breathtaking, and at the height of its bloom. Cherry Blossoms is a lovely meditation on loss, renewal and the ephemeral nature of life. I just loved it." - Steven Rowley, author of Lily and the Octopus

"Heartfelt, deliciously funny and compulsively readable, Cherry Blossoms is a profound meditation on grief and the crazy beautiful mess of our most intimate relationships. Kim Hooper writes with deep humanity and pitch perfect dialogue, leaving us cheering for her characters as they grapple with their complex pasts and uncertain futures." -Tracy Barone, author of Happy Family.

Admission is free.  Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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