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VB Reads...Lynden Front Streeters

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Wed, 06/19/2019 - 2:00pm
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430 Front Street
Lynden, WA 98264

Come check out “The Front Streeters,” led by VBPD staff members Gaye and Kristen. We explore a variety of reads from different genres and have a lot of fun. Grab a friend and let’s chat about books — and whatever else comes up! We meet the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 2pm in the Waples Room at the Inn at Lynden — adjacent to Village Books. Open to all.  (Authors do not usually attend)

Wednesday, June 19, 2:00pm

Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris

The scrawled sign, peddling young siblings on a farmhouse porch, captures the desperation sweeping the country in 1931. It's an era of breadlines, bank runs, and impossible choices.

For struggling reporter Ellis Reed, the gut-wrenching scene evokes memories of his family's dark past. He snaps a photograph of the children, not meant for publication. But when the image leads to his big break, the consequences are devastating in ways he never imagined.

Haunted by secrets of her own, secretary Lillian Palmer sees more in the picture than a good story and is soon drawn into the fray. Together, the two set out to right a wrongdoing and mend a fractured family, at the risk of everything they value.

Inspired by an actual newspaper photo that stunned readers across the nation, this touching novel explores the tale within the frame and behind the lens -- a journey of ambition, love and the far-reaching effects of our actions.

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$15.99
ISBN: 9781492663997
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - August 28th, 2018

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