The "Joshilyn Jackson Reads" Series: Rita Woods - Remembrance

The "Joshilyn Jackson Reads" Series: Rita Woods - Remembrance

Tuesday, Jul 07, 2020 7:00 PM

The Decatur Book Festival on Crowdcast

The Decatur Book Festival, A Cappella Books, and the Georgia Center for the Book welcome author Rita Woods, who will discuss her breakout historical debut, "Remembrance," as part of the "Joshilyn Jackson Reads" virtual series.

Woods will appear live in conversation with Atlanta's own Joshilyn Jackson, the New York Times bestselling author of "The Almost Sisters" and "Never Have I Ever."

This event is free and open to the public. To attend, click the link below to register for the Crowdcast event:

A Cappella Books has copies of "Remembrance" available for pre-order online. Your book will be available after the event. At checkout, choose between the local delivery, curbside pick-up or shipping options. Curbside pick-up and shipping are available to all customers. Local delivery is available to in-town Atlanta neighborhoods only: 30303, 30305, 30306, 30307, 30308, 30309, 30310, 30313, 30316, 30317, 30324, 30030, 30032, 30033, 30002.

About the Book

Remembrance… It's a rumor, a whisper passed in the fields and veiled behind sheets of laundry. A hidden stop on the underground road to freedom, a safe haven protected by more than secrecy…if you can make it there.

Ohio, present day. An elderly woman who is more than she seems warns against rising racism as a young woman grapples with her life.

Haiti, 1791, on the brink of revolution. When the slave Abigail is forced from her children to take her mistress to safety, she discovers New Orleans has its own powers.

1857 New Orleans―a city of unrest: Following tragedy, house girl Margot is sold just before her 18th birthday and her promised freedom. Desperate, she escapes and chases a whisper.... Remembrance.

About the Author

Rita Woods is a family doctor and the director of a wellness center. When she's not busy working or writing, Dr. Woods spends time with her family or at the Homer Glen library, where she serves on the Board of Trustees. Remembrance is her first novel.