Refresh Your Guest Room for the Holidays

bedroom refresh with Serena & Lily

 

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Man, oh man, do we ever love a good before and after. And when it’s our own house, all the better! When we bought our house in Beaufort, our main goal was to keep things simple, clean and streamlined, so we could walk in and feel spacious and spa-like. But, well, let’s just say that, in this bedroom, maybe we took that a little too far!

 

Serena & LIly | bedroom refresh

 

After

 

The guest room is a fairly decent size, and a headboard just never felt like it took up enough space. Even when we eventually put a bench at the end of the bed, it just felt too light. When we saw this Whitaker Sun-Bleached Pine 4-Poster Bed, we knew it was the answer, that we could maintain that light and airy feeling while lending the room a sense of gravitas.

 

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The color is absolutely exquisite–and the quality is even better than we anticipated. (And we had high hopes.) This is a heavy, sturdy, incredibly well constructed piece of furniture, truly heirloom quality.

 

| bedroom refresh Serena & Lily

 

And the color blends so beautifully with our favorite Shore Bench. We love the contrast between the textures here. The whole vibe comes off as coastal without being kitschy. And these pillows and throw are a gorgeous finishing touch–as is that stunning Serena & Lily duvet.

 

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Y’all, we hate to play favorites, but if we could have these artichoke lamps (similar here) in every single room in our house, we totally would. They are so whimsical and fun, true statement pieces that can’t help but draw the eye.

 

 

We’re in love with these Venice Rattan Chairs. They are deep enough to be comfortable without being bulky and the open weave lends that light and airy feel we’re looking to achieve while still being substantial and high quality. Add a neutral pillow, made of the most luxurious linen, for a finished feel.

 

 

Plus, with colder weather coming, this throw is a must-have. (And, don’t forget, my eighth novel, CHRISTMAS IN PEACHTREE BLUFF, releases in 2 weeks on October 26!! SIGNED COPIES are available from Oxford Exchange, and it will be on shelves wherever books are sold!) And this week, Target has a special preorder of buy 2 get 1 free!  Get 1 for yourself and 2 for gifting! What could be better?!

 

 

 

 

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Serena & Lily Whitaker Four Poster Bed | Sunbleached Pine.| bedroom refresh

 

There are so many ways to style this fabulous 4-poster. From pretty in pink

 

 

 

 

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Serena & Lily Whitaker Four Poster Bed | Sunbleached Pine | | bedroom refresh refresh

 

To beautiful in blue

 

 

 

 

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Serena & Lily Whitaker Four Poster Bed | Sunbleached Pine

 

To accentuated with the perfect neutrals, it’s the kind of incredible piece that goes in any bedroom in ultimate style.

 

 

 

 

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Serena & Lily Whitaker Four Poster Bed | Ebony

 

Our new favorite bed also comes in a variety of colors, like this stunning ebony wood,

 

 

 

 

 

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Serena & Lily bedroom refresh

 

And light saltwashed oak. In any shade, this is a gorgeous update on a classic style that is the ultimate accent in any bedroom. We don’t know about you, but now we’re feeling totally ready for all those holiday guests!

 

 

 

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I am SO excited that the fourth in my bestselling Peachtree Bluff Series is releasing on October 26, 2 weeks from today and is available for preorder from your bookseller of choice ! 

 

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CHRISTMAS IN PEACHTREE BLUFF BOOK TOUR

 

 

SALISBURY, NC | MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2021 | 5PM

Christmas in Peachtree Bluff Launch Party
South Main Book Company
110 S Main St.
Salisbury, NC 28144

 

SAVANNAH, GA | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2021 | 5PM

Once Upon a Wardrobe Launch Party with Patti Callahan and Mary Kay Andrews
The Paris Market
36 W. Broughton Street
Savannah, GA 31401
MORE INFO

BLUFFTON, SC | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2021 | 12PM

University of South Carolina Beaufort Luncheon with Authors Series with Patti Callahan and Mary Kay Andrews
Belfair Clubhouse
200 Belfair Oaks Blvd
Bluffton, SC 29910
TICKETS

FERNANDINA BEACH, FL | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2021 | 11AM – 2PM

Amelia Island Festival Luncheon
Courtyard by Marriott Amelia Island
2700-1 Atlantic Ave
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
MORE INFO | TICKETS

NEPTUNE BEACH, FL | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2021 | 6PM

Signing at BookMark
The BookMark
220 1st Street
Neptune Beach, FL 32266

ST. PETERSBURG, FL | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2021 | 7PM

TOMBOLO BOOKS Signing with Patti Callahan and Mary Kay Andrews
Tombolo Books
2153 1st Ave S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33712
MORE INFO

TAMPA, FL | SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2021 | 2PM

OXFORD EXCHANGE signing with Mary Kay Andrews and Patti Callahan
Oxford Exchange
420 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33606
TICKETS

PUNTA GORDA, FL | MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2021 | 11:30AM – 1PM

Books & Brunch Author Extravaganza hosted by Copperfish Books with Mary Kay Andrews and Patti Callahan
F.M. Don’s
201 West Marion Avenue
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
MORE INFO | TICKETS

SANIBEL ISLAND, FL | MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2021 | 5PM

MacIntosh Books + Paper Dessert and Drinks with Kristy Woodson Harvey, Mary Kay Andrews and Patti Callahan
Sanibel Community House
2173 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel Island, FL 33957
TICKETS

NORTH PALM BEACH, FL | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2021 | 11AM – 1PM

North Palm Beach CC with Village of North Palm Beach Library
North Palm Beach Country Club
951 US-1
North Palm Beach, FL 33408

VERO BEACH, FL | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2021 | 5PM

Vero Beach Book Center
392 21st St.
Vero Beach, FL 32960
MORE INFO

WINTER PARK, FL | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2021 | 10:30AM – 12PM

“Books and Bites” in Conversation with Kristin Harmel
Writer’s Block Book Store
316 N Park Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789
MORE INFO

KISSIMMEE, FL | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2021 | 2 – 4PM

Solivita Circle Talk and Signing
Solivita Palms Amenity Center
1055 San Clemente Ave
Kissimmee, FL 34799

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2021 | 6PM

B&N Mount Pleasant Signing
Barnes & Noble
1716 Towne Centre Way
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

MYRTLE BEACH, SC | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2021 | 11:30AM

A Moveable Feast sponsored by Litchfield Book Store
21 Main At North Myrtle Beach
719 North Beach Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2021 | 5PM

Pelican Bookstore at Talk, Sip & Sign with Kristy Woodson Harvey
Silver Coast Winery
6680 Barbeque Rd NW
Ocean Isle Beach, NC

MOREHEAD CITY, NC | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2021 | 11AM – 12:30PM

Books & Bellinis with Kristy Woodson Harvey
Dee Gees Books & Gifts
508 Evans St
Morehead City, NC

BEAUFORT, NC | SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2021 | 2 – 3:30PM

“Trick or Read” Sip & Sign
Beaufort Linens
331 Front St
Beaufort, NC, 28516

SUMTER, SC | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2021 | 5 – 7PM

Sumter County Museum Author Reception
Sumter County Museum
122 N Washington St.
Sumter, SC 29150

KIAWAH ISLAND, SC | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2021 | 12 – 1:30PM

Kiawah Island Cassique Club House Talk & Signing
Cassique Golf Club
100 Old Cedar Lane
Kiawah Island, SC 29455

SOUTHERN PINES, NC | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2021 | 4PM

The Country Bookshop
Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities
555 E Connecticut Ave, Southern
Pines, NC 28387
TICKETS

VIRTUAL EVENT | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2021 | 7PM

Virtual Event with Ron Block and the Cuyahoga County Library

RALEIGH, NC | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2021 | 2PM

Quail Ridge Books
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
MORE INFO | TICKETS

BLUFFTON, SC | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2021 | 4PM

A Christmas Cookie Event With Patti Callahan & Kristy Woodson Harvey
Montage Palmetto Bluff
477 Mt Pelia Road
Bluffton, SC 29910
NOTE: This is a private event for residents of Palmetto Bluff and their guests.

WILMINGTON, NC | SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2021 | 11AM – 1PM

Open House at Inlet Blue Market and Porter Co Book Shoppe with Stephanie Gray
Porter Co Book Shoppe
303 S Topsail Drive
Surf City, NC 28445

CAPE CARTERET, NC | SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2021 | 12:30PM

Talk and Signing with Kristy Woodson Harvey
Western Carteret Library
230 Taylor Notion Rd
Cape Carteret, NC 28584

ATLANTIC BEACH, NC | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2021 | 12PM

Christmas in Peachtree Bluff Luncheon with Beaufort Historic Site
Coral Bay Club
1901 W Fort Macon Rd.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
TICKETS

ATLANTIC BEACH, NC | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2021 | 11:30AM

Crystal Coast Country Club Author Luncheon
152 Oakleaf Dr.
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512
PRIVATE EVENT

ATLANTIC BEACH, NC | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2021

Christmas in Peachtree Bluff Dinners at Beaufort Gro & Aqua
TICKETS

BEAUFORT, NC | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2021 – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2021 | 1:30PM

Peachtree Bluff Double-Decker Bus Tour
Leaves from 100 Block Turner Street
Beaufort North Carolina 28516

 

 

Thrilled for the Christmas in Peachtree Bluff Trailer

 

The fourth book in my bestselling Peachtree Bluff Series is releasing October 26 but is available NOW for preorder from your bookseller of choice! 

In the newest installment of New York Times bestselling author Kristy Woodson Harvey’s Peachtree Bluff series, three generations of the Murphy women must come together when a hurricane threatens to destroy their hometown—and the holiday season in the process.

When the Murphy women are in trouble, they always know they can turn to their mother Ansley. So when eldest daughter Caroline and her husband James announce they are divorcing—and fifteen-year-old daughter Vivi acts out in response—Caroline, at her wits end, can’t think of anything to do besides leave her with Ansley in Peachtree Bluff for the holidays. After all, how much trouble can one teenager get into on a tiny island?

Quite a lot, as it turns out.

As the “storm of the century” heads toward Peachtree Bluff, Ansley and her husband Jack, with Vivi in tow, are grateful they’re planning to leave for the trip of a lifetime. But Vivi’s recklessness forces the trio to shelter in place during the worst hurricane Peachtree has ever seen. With no power, no provisions, and the water rising, the circumstances become dire very quickly…and the Murphy sisters, who evacuated to New York, soon realize it’s up to them to conduct a rescue mission. With the bridges closed and no way to access Peachtree Bluff by land or air, they set sail on Caroline’s boat, The Starlite Sisters, determined to rebuild their beloved town—as well as their family.

In “pitch perfect tones” (Publishers Weekly) and written with her signature Southern charm, New York Times bestselling author Kristy Woodson Harvey explores the magic of Christmas, the power of forgiveness, and the importance of family in a tale that reminds us that, no matter the circumstances, home is always where we belong—especially during the holidays.

 

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5 Favorite House Tours and a Manhattan Pied-à-Terre

Pied-à-terre Cathy Kincaid
 Design Chic TourCathy Kincaid Interiors Pied-à-terre |  John B. Murray ArchitectDurston Saylor Photography

 

 

 

House Tours

 

 

 

 

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Pretty in Pink

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MORE “FIVE FAVORITE HOUSE TOURS”

 

 

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      fabulous cover for The Wedding Veil by Kristy Woodson Harvey

There is a LOT going on over here at Kristy Woodson Harvey World Headquarters! (i.e. me at my dining room table.) You might have heard that the 4th book in the Peachtree Bluff Series, Christmas in Peachtree Bluff, releases on October 26. But today I’m so thrilled to reveal the GORGEOUS cover for my March 29, 2022 release, The Wedding Veil! My first historical/contemporary novel–and my first hardcover–this is a true book of my heart, and deep diving into the world of Edith and Cornelia Vanderbilt, the first mistress and daughter of Biltmore Estate, kept me occupied during those first, dark days of shut down. She’s a beauty, isn’t she? Do you recognize the house in the background? If not, it’s Biltmore Estate! And the bride on the cover? Well… You’ll just have to read to find out about her!

 

Are you a big fan of preorders? I know I am! As an author, preorders help me make bestseller lists (Hello, New York Times, USA Today and Publisher’s Weekly!) and I am so grateful for every one! As a reader, I love knowing that I’m reading my favorite authors’ books when they are HOT off the presses! You know I like to give a little gift to my sweet friends who preorder so…

  1. Preorder from your retailer of choice.
  2. Fill out this form.
  3. Receive your The Wedding Veil signature rose bud tea, signed book plate and an exclusive bookmark! I only have 600, so these will go quickly!

Preorder Options

Please consider your Indies first! If you have a local bookstore, they can take your preorder! (Bookshop.org link is not available yet but coming soon!) The Wedding Veil is also currently available for preorder from:

Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Simon & Schuster, Indiebound

 

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Pied-à-terre

5 Favorites and More

 

 

 

5 favorites

 

 

one. | two. | three. | four. | five. 

 

 

 

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5 favorites and Serena & Lily bedrooms

 

 

 

 

 

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 Start your Summer on the right note by slipping a copy of my latest novel, the instant New York Times bestseller, Under the Southern Sky, into your beach bag!

More About Under the Southern Sky

 

One of E!’s Must-Read Books for April
One of Country Living’s 20 New Books You Don’t Want to Miss This Spring
One of Bookstr’s 8 Most Anticipated Reads of 2021
One of Frolic’s 12 Most Anticipated Books of 2021
One of BookTrib’s Most-Anticipated Reads of 2021
One of Brit + Co’s Books You Should Read with Your BFF

 

​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, NYT 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.

From “the next major voice in Southern fiction” (Elin Hilderbrand, #1 New York Times bestselling author), Under the Southern Sky is a fresh and unforgettable exploration of love, friendship, and the unbreakable ties that bind.

 

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10 Favorite Beth Webb Designed Bedrooms & More

Emily Followill Photography

 

 

10 Favorite Beth Webb Designed Bedrooms

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Serena & lily bedroom

 

Create a Restful Bedroom at 20% OFF

– serena & lily

dining table from McGee & Co designed by Studio McGee
Lucy Call Photography

 

 

Beautiful New Items  for Your Dining Room

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maren Devine art

 

The Beautiful Artof Maren Devine

– etsy

 

 

 

Nordstrom beauty products

 

Nordstrom’s Most Loved Beauty Products 

– nordstrom

 

 

 

 

Beautiful New Books from Assouline

– assouline

 

 

 

 

Now Available In Mass Market Paperback

– amazon

 

 

“I found out my marriage was over the day my ‘Modern Love’ piece appeared in the New York Times.” And so begins UNDER THE SOUTHERN SKY, available now from @simon.audio! If you need the perfect listen for your Memorial Day Weekend road trip, check out this audio clip! And, of course… it’s the perfect paperback for your beach bag—not to mention an on-theme red, white and blue 🇺🇸

 

Whatever you’re doing this holiday weekend, we hope it’s great! We’re remembering everyone who has sacrificed to make our country great!

 

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Under the Southern Sky

 

UNDER THE SOUTHERN SKY

 

One of E!’s Must-Read Books for April
One of Country Living’s 20 New Books You Don’t Want to Miss This Spring
One of Bookstr’s 8 Most Anticipated Reads of 2021
One of Frolic’s 12 Most Anticipated Books of 2021
One of BookTrib’s Most-Anticipated Reads of 2021
One of Brit + Co’s Books You Should Read with Your BFF

 

​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, NYT 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.

From “the next major voice in Southern fiction” (Elin Hilderbrand, #1 New York Times bestselling author), Under the Southern Sky is a fresh and unforgettable exploration of love, friendship, and the unbreakable ties that bind.

 

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10 Favorite Beth Webb Designed Bedrooms

Beth Webb Designed Bedrooms canopy bed
PHOTOS: EMILY FOLLOWILL

 

Good morning, chic readers! We hope your Monday is off to a great start.  If not, all of that is about to change!  We are thrilled to share a few of our all-time favorite Beth Webb designed bedrooms. So refill your coffee and reset your mind with these stunning rooms that can’t help but inspire you to a more relaxing day. 

 

Beth Webb Designed Bedrooms canopy bed
ARCHITECT: CHAD GOEHRING | HARRISON DESIGNS | PHOTOS: EMILY FOLLOWILL

 

Beth Webb Designed Bedrooms canopy bed
ARCHITECT: TIM ADAMS | PHOTOS: EMILY FOLLOWILL

 

Beth Webb Designed Bedrooms blue and white bedroom
ARCHITECT: TIM ADAMS | PHOTOS: EMILY FOLLOWILL

 

Beth Webb Designed Bedrooms
ARCHITECT: PETER BLOCK | PHOTOS: EMILY FOLLOWILL

 

Beth Webb Interiors
PHOTO: EMILY FOLLOWILL

 

Beth Webb Interiors
 PHOTOS: EMILY FOLLOWILL

 

Beth Webb Interiors
PHOTOS: EMILY FOLLOWILL

 

Beth Webb Interiors
INTERIOR ARCHITECT: PETER BLOCK, PETER BLOCK AND ASSOCIATES | PHOTOS: EMILY FOLLOWILL

 

Beth Webb Interiors bunkroom
ARCHITECT: CHAD GOEHRING | HARRISON DESIGNS | PHOTOS: EMILY FOLLOWILL

 

 

 

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I am over-the-moon about my first starred review from Publishers Weekly! Can’t wait for all of you to read Under the Southern Sky on April 20! It’s available for preorder now wherever books are sold. 

From PW: Harvey (Feels Like Falling) delivers a heart-wrenching tale of love and loss in this tearjerker…Harvey brings her characters to life, including Greer, whose heartbreaking journal entries reflect on scans of the embryos and imagine the family she and Parker would have. These passages are particularly wrenching, making the book’s happy ending all the more moving. Fans of women’s fiction will devour this. (Apr.)

 

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Tour a T.S. Adams Designed House on Lake Burton

T.S. Adams designed Lake Burton house
TS Adams Studio  | Interior Designer: Coley Cuttino  | Photographer: Jean Allsopp | Produced by: Eleanor Roper

 

 

Tour a T.S Adams Designed Lake Burton House

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Hunt Slonem art

 

Don’t Miss the Hop Up Shop with Hunt Slonem

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Regina Andrew decor

 

Favorite New Accessories

– one kings lane

 


 

Laura Park pouf in art

 

We Want EVERYTHING on THIS SITE

– laura park


 

pasta on grey plate recipe
brooke lark photography

 

 

Coconut Fried Chicken & Bacon Waffles Recipe

brooke lark

 

 

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UNDER THE SOUTHERN SKY OFFICIAL TOUR DATES + A GIVEAWAY

 

 

WEDNESDAYAPRIL 14 

LIVE (Private) Cocktail Party at Palmetto Bluff Club, E. Shavers Booksellers.

THURSDAYAPRIL 15

VIRTUAL (Private) Women’s Association of Hilton Head Island Author Series.

FRIDAY, APRIL 16

LIVE SOLD OUT: Litchfield Books “Moveable Feast,” Ocean One Restaurant, 1 Norris Drive, Pawleys Island, SC 29585, 11 am.

MONDAY, APRIL 19

VIRTUAL Reading with Robin “Tell Me About Your Book” Series, 4 pm, Instagram Live @robinkallink.

VIRTUAL Ask Me Anything Facebook Live in Friends & Fiction Group PageKristy Woodson Harvey Facebook Page and A Novel Bee.

VIRTUAL Cuyahoga County Public Library, 7 pm, Bookseller, Mac’s Back’s Books on Coventry, Free & Open to the Public.

TUESDAY, APRIL 20

LIVE M Judson Booksellers Lunch & Lit, Soby’s, 207 S Main St. Greenville, SC, 12-1:30 PM, Ticketed, $40 Includes Meal and Book. Click for More Information.

VIRTUAL Browseabout Books & Lewes Public Library, 5 pm, Free & Open to the Public, Click for More Information.

VIRTUAL Warwick’s Couch Surfing Series, 7 pm EST, In Conversation with Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke, Click for more information.

VIRTUAL Bloom Room, 8 pm, Bloom with Tall Poppy Writers Facebook Page.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21

LIVE “Books and Bites” sponsored by Friends of The Mountain Branch Library, Lake Lure Inn, 2771 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746, 828.625.2525, Lunch at 11:30am, Meet & Greet at 11am, Bookseller – Malaprops.

LIVE Laura Park Designs, 1033 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207; (704) 807-2630, 4 – 5:30 pm Sip & Sign, Free & Open to the Public.

VIRTUAL Friends & Fiction Live, 7 pm, Friends & Fiction Facebook Page.

THURSDAYAPRIL 22

LIVE (Private) Country Club of Spartanburg Luncheon, Members & Guests.

LIVE South Main Book Company, Books + Bites, 110 S Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144, 4:00pm – 6:00 pm, Personalized, Signed Books Available, Drive-Through Pick-Up Available, Free & Open to the Public. Click for More Information.

VIRTUAL Left Bank Books, 8 PM EST

FRIDAY, APRIL 23

LIVE Waiting on Martha Home, 4300 Paces Ferry Rd SE, Suite 111, Atlanta, GA 30339; 678) 293-6072, Time TBD, Free & Open to the Public.

SATURDAYAPRIL 24

VIRTUAL Foxtale Book Shop, 2 pm, Facebook, Free & Open to the Public, Register via Facebook.

SUNDAY, APRIL 25

LIVE Sip & Sign at The Book Loft, 214 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034; (904) 261-8991, 3-5 pm.

MONDAY, APRIL 26

LIVE Literary Guild of St. Simons Island, Casino Building, St. Simons Island, GA, 10:30 am, Free to Guild Members, $10 for Non-Members, Book Sales by GJ Ford Bookshop, Click for More Information.

VIRTUAL Bank Square Books, 1 pm, Free & Open to the Public.

LIVE Wine & Sign with Oxford Exchange, The Commerce Club, 420 West Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606, 6:30 pm.

TUESDAY, APRIL 27

LIVE USC Beaufort Luncheon, 12 pm, Details TBA.

 

WEDNESDAYAPRIL 28

VIRTUAL  “Thoughts from a Page” Literary Salon, 11am CST.

VIRTUAL Friends & Fiction Live, 7 pm, Friends & Fiction Facebook Page.

THURSDAY, APRIL 29

VIRTUAL South Carolina State Library, 7 pm.

VIRTUAL Lowcountry Book Club Chat, 8 pm, Lowcountry Book Club Facebook Page.

FRIDAY, APRIL 30

LIVE Literary Luncheon to support Beaufort Historic Site, Beaufort Hotel, Beaufort, NC, 11:30 am, Tickets $40.

SATURDAY, MAY 1

LIVE “Seriously Southern Cocktail Party,” Porch Parties with Signature Cocktails and Heavy Hors d’oeuvres to Benefit Beaufort Historical Association, Beaufort Historic Site, $80 per ticket, 4:30 pm.

SUNDAY, MAY 2

LIVE (Private) National Charity League Mothers & Daughters Annual Awards Event, Camp Albemarle, Newport, NC, 4 pm.

THURSDAY, MAY 6

VIRTUAL Wine & Words with Wade, 6:30 pm, Live on Facebook.

MONDAY, MAY 17

VIRTUAL Friends & Fiction Book Club, Live, 7 pm, Facebook Live.

GIVEAWAY

Visit me on Instagram or Facebook for a chance to win one of FIVE advance copies of UNDER THE SOUTHERN SKY! To enter, simply comment on this post, Instagram or Facebook on which event you’d most like to attend!

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Thanks so much for all your support of UNDER THE SOUTHERN SKY and all my books. I can’t wait to share it with you April 20!

 

More About Under the Southern Sky

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, Buxton Beach. 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.

From “the next major voice in Southern fiction” (Elin Hilderbrand, #1 New York Times bestselling author), Under the Southern Sky is a fresh and unforgettable exploration of love, friendship, and the unbreakable ties that bind.

 

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My seventh novel, UNDER THE SOUTHERN SKY, releases April 20!

“I’ve always been a Kristy Woodson Harvey fan, but she has taken things to a whole new level with Under the Southern Sky, her best novel yet. I laughed, sobbed, and gasped at the story’s clever twists and turns; I couldn’t flip the pages fast enough to see how Amelia’s and Parker’s story turned out. You’ll need plenty of tissues—and maybe some of Cape Carolina’s beloved bourbon-spiked sweet tea—to make it to the end. Deliciously plotted, intricately constructed, gorgeously written, and brimming with hope, Under the Southern Sky will steal your heart and make you think about first loves, second chances, and the unforeseeable twists of fate that guide us all.”Kristin Harmel, New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Lost Names

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Looking for the perfect weekend read?  I would love it if you would pick up Feels Like Falling!

 

More About Feels Like Falling:

It’s summertime on the North Carolina coast and the livin’ is easy.

Unless, that is, you’ve just lost your mother to cancer, your sister to her extremist husband, and your husband to his executive assistant. Meet Gray Howard. Right when Gray could use a serious infusion of good karma in her life, she inadvertently gets a stranger, Diana Harrington, fired from her job at the local pharmacy.

Diana Harrington’s summer isn’t off to the greatest start either: Hours before losing her job, she broke up with her boyfriend and moved out of their shared house with only a worn-out Impala for a bed. Lucky for her, Gray has an empty guest house and a very guilty conscience.

With Gray’s kindness, Diana’s tide begins to turn. But when her first love returns, every secret from her past seems to resurface all at once. And, as Gray begins to blaze a new trail, she discovers, with Diana’s help, that what she envisioned as her perfect life may not be what she wants at all.

In her warmest, wisest novel yet, Kristy Woodson Harvey delivers a discerning portrait of modern womanhood through two vastly different lenses. Feels Like Falling is a beach bag essential for Harvey fans—and for a new generation of readers.

 

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