I am thrilled to be booked at the Barnes and Noble in our new home city of Palm Desert. Join me at the back of the store at the entrance to the Westfield Mall on Saturday, November 17th, 2018 from 1-3pm for a book signing of Bittersweet: A Vulnerable Photographic Breast Cancer Journey©. Barnes and Noble will be donating a percentage of sales during that time to Cancer Partners, a local cancer support center right here in Palm Desert. Come do some holiday shopping and tell all of your desert friends!
I am excited to be included in the Ventura Barnes & Noble event to celebrate local authors; Sheila Lowe, Maryann Ridini Spencer, Mike Kennedy, Betty Patterson, and myself, Holly K. Thrasher will be on hand. Participate in a discussion with a group of diverse authors who write in different genres, followed by a Q&A, and then pick up signed copies of the authors' books. Author Event(Fiction, Non-Fiction, Mystery)
Join Holly and her husband, Wiley, at the Mercury Lounge in Goleta on Friday, October 19th at 7pm. It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the perfect time to check out Holly’s new book, have a drink, and talk tattoos and Tatas. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Our Annual Fundraiser- this year we're partnering with the beautiful Topa Mountain Winery! Thanks to your support, we're now in our 5th year of service to our community!
You'll find yourself among friends and community members, sharing a crisp glass of wine, scrumptious buffet dinner, and breathing in that Pink Moment, all while celebrating the ways we've shown up for each other since our last gathering.
Our speaker this year is the beloved Holly Thrasher. You may remember her as Ojai's former "Kingston's Candy Lady," but when breast cancer came she turned her full attention to healing, and authored a book about her experience! Holly's book "Bittersweet" will be hot off the press. We've heard she may be bringing copies!
But wait, there's more! Ojai's own, songbird Fern Barishman, will delight us and invite our participation in a sing-a-long! (And you know we all sound better after that glass of wine!)
Invite your friends! We look forward to seeing you there!
You are invited to a special book launch and signing celebration for Bittersweet: A Vulnerable Photographic Breast Cancer Journey, a memoir written by breast cancer survivor, Holly K. Thrasher.
Mingle with Holly and Sip pink lemonade while you shop our Bittersweet Pop-Up Shoppe to raise money for INNcourage, a breast cancer retreat for women at The Lavender Inn in Ojai. We will have a fun selection of unique gift items and copies of Bittersweet will also be available for purchase. 20% of retail sales at the event and 100% of donations from our Giving Tree will be donated to INNcourage .
Vera Long, the artist that created the one-of-a-kind original artwork for the cover of Bittersweet will be on hand to create large pastel portraits for guests for $125 and 20% will be donated to INNcourage.
Tickets are $28 per person and each ticket includes a copy of the book Bittersweet, book signing, limited edition bookmark, and a sweet time at the party. Buy tickets here: http://bittersweetthebook.eventbrite.com
Join the members of the Ojai Valley Woman’s Club (I am a member) for their October General Meeting. I will be their guest speaker and I am really looking forward to sharing my book Bittersweet. Admission is free.