January 12, 2017, 8:30 AM (CST). Wingate previews her new novel, Before We Were Yours (Ballentine, June 6, 2017) in this interview with show host Ashli Acker Dansby and Leah Cooper. The program, “Talk of East Texas”is on KMHT radio (103.9) Discusion will highlight the Jefferson Carnegie Library Wine and Cheese Author Reception the following week. Streaming: FMI about the January 17 event, see the listing below. Marshall, TX

January 12 — 15, 2017, Pulpwood Queens Girlfriend Weekend. Lisa will be highlighting her June 6. 2017 release from Ballentine, Before We Were Yours. FMI or to register. contact Kathy L. Murphy at 903-769 3400 or email thepulpwoodqueen@gmail. com   Nacogdoches, TX

January 17, 2017, 6:00. Where are the Children? (Secrets of the Tennessee Children’s Home Society). Lisa Wingate tells the true story behind her next novel, Before We Were Yours, (Ballentine, June 6, 2017) at a wine and cheese author reception with book prebooks for the new novel. Sales and signing booktable with Wingate books. Lisa will make a donation from book sales for this fundraiser sponsored by Friends of Library, Jefferson Carnegie Library, 301 W. Lafayette St. The event is free and open to the public. FMI contact Friend of the Library, Leah Cooper < or Circulation Manager, Debra Brewer, 903-665-8911 ( Jefferson, TX.

January 23, 2017. 2:00 – 4:00. Gala Author’s Tea at American Library Association Mid-Winter Conference. At this tea for six authors, sponsored by United for Libraries, Lisa will tell about her upcoming release from Ballantine, Before We Were Yours (Ballentine, June 6, 2017). Location: Georgia World Conference Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA

April 28 — 29, 2017, 11 to 3. Featured speaker at Bookstock Festival, Memphis Public Library, 3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN. Related radio and television interviews on Friday morning and Wingate will preview her new book, Before We Were Yours (Ballentine, June 6, 2017) at the Saturday luncheon. Details pending. FMI or tickets contact the library 901 415-2855. Memphis, TN.



Before We Were Yours (Ballentine, June 6, 2017) book release tour is being planned. Beginning June 2 in Memphis, moving on to Georgia and beyond. Watch this site for details coming soon!