USA Today bestselling author Beverly Jenkins returns to her beloved Blessings series with a Christmas wedding in A Christmas to Remember. Ever since Bernadine Brown bought the town of Henry Adams, her relationship with diner owner Malachi “Mal” July has had its ups and downs. But now they’re finally ready to say “I do.” Or are they? As wedding preparations go into full swing, and families both local and extended begin to gather for the festivities, that long-awaited walk down the aisle hits a speed bump that may derail everything.
Beverly Jenkins was nominated for the NAACP Image Award in Literature and featured in the Love Between the Covers documentary and on CBS Sunday Morning. Since the publication of Night Song in 1994, she has been leading the charge for inclusive romance. She has been a constant darling of reviewers, fans, and her peers alike, garnering accolades for her work from The Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, and NPR.
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The talk will be moderated by Jessica Pryde, writer, librarian, and contributing editor for Book Riot, where she is the co-host of the “When In Romance” podcast. She is also the editor of the anthology, Black Love Matters: Real Talk on Romance, Being Seen, and Happily Ever Afters.