This Wednesday, Louisville author Leesa Cross-Smith and Carmichaels Bookstore will take part in an online event to discuss her book, This Close to Okay.
The event happens Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 4 p.m. and will be available for viewing via A Mighty Blaze on YouTube and Facebook. The event will be hosted by Authors Love Bookstores host Kimberly Hensle Lowrance.
A Mighty Blaze grew out of a need for authors to connect with readers, etc. The effects of COVID took away the ability to host traditional book tours and readings so A Mighty Blaze stepped in to remedy that loss.
Cross-Smiths book, This Close to Okay has been chosen for several major book clubs and takes place when two strangers meet as one is standing on the edge of a bridge. What happens over the next weekend between the characters offers readers a chance to understand how a moment can be exactly what is necessary. The book and its author Cross-Smith have been widely praised, with writer Roxane Gay calling Cross-Smith a consummate storyteller.
Carmichaels Bookstore has been a Louisville staple for more than 40 years.
Watch live, and one listener who asks a question or leaves a comment will have the chance to win a copy of This Close to Okay.
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