Start: 6:30 pm
What would you do with a second chance at life? Having survived a life-threatening illness, Kate celebrates by gathering with six close friends. At an intimate outdoor dinner on a warm September evening, the women challenge Kate to start her new lease on life by going white-water rafting down the Grand Canyon with her daughter. But Kate is reluctant to take the risk. This is a beautifully crafted novel about daring to experience true joy, starting one small step at a time Erica Bauermeister has taught literature and creative writing at the University of Washington and currently lives in Seattle with her family. Her previous titles are 500 Great Books by Women and Let’s Hear it for the Girls: 375 Great Books for Readers 2-14, and The School of Essential Ingredients. Ms. Bauermeister will read from her new-in-paperback book, answer fan questions, and autograph copies of the books available for sale at the event. Free.