Summer Author Series – Bookends by Zibby Owens

    Date Wednesday Aug 31, 2022

    Location Ocean House

    Time 5:00pm - 6:30pm

    Price $35/person (plus tax and service charge)

    Venue Seaside Ballroom

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Summer Author Series: Zibby Owens

Join us as Ocean House owner and author, Deborah Goodrich Royce hosts a conversation with our featured author. This week, author, podcaster and “bookf-luencer” Zibby Owens will be discussing (and signing) her newly published memoir: Bookends: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Literature. Refreshments will be served, including wine and light bites!

Please note, tickets purchased for this event are non-refundable. A copy of their book, from Savoy Bookshop & Cafe, is included in the cost of the ticket.

About Bookends:

A deeply personal memoir about one woman’s journey to finding her voice and rewriting her story by the creator and host of the award-winning podcast Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books™.

Zibby Owens has become a well-known personality in the publishing world. Her infectious energy, tasteful authenticity, and smart, steadfast support of authors started in childhood, a precedent set by the profound effect books and libraries had on her own family.

But after losing her closest friend on 9/11 and later becoming utterly stressed out and overwhelmed by motherhood, Zibby was forgetting what made her her. She turned to books and writing for help.

Just when things seemed particularly bleak, Zibby unexpectedly fell in love with a tennis pro turned movie producer who showed her the path to happiness: away from type-A perfectionism and toward letting things unfold organically. What unfolded was a meaningful career, a great love, and finally, her voice, now heard by millions of listeners.

An honest and moving story about relationships, love, food issues, the writing life, and finding one’s true calling, Bookends will inspire and uplift.

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