January 15, 5:30. Before We Were Yours booktalk with Questions and Answers at a meeting of the Literary Society,Inc./ Northern Trust Bank, Booktable and Booksigning with cocktail party to follow the speech. Members only. Fort Myers, FL.


January 19, Lisa will be at Girl Friend Weekend Saturday only in Jefferson, Texas. The program is Thursday through Saturday. For details see: . Jefferson, TX.


January 27, 2 PM. Wild Dunes Presents Author Series 2019. Join New York Times bestselling authors Patti Callahan Henry of “Becoming Mrs. Lewis” and Lisa Wingate of “Before We Were Yours” at the world-class Wild Dunes Resort in Isle of Palms, SC for A Conversation with Mary Alice Monroe,author of A Lowcountry Wedding followed by delicious southern-inspired hors d’oeuvres and drinks, plus a meet-and-greet with book signing Location Sweetgrass Pavilion @ Wild Dunes Resort. FMI and tickets: Isle of Palm, SC.


February 23, 2PM. Wingate speaks at The Grand Finale for St. Johns Reads Before We Were Yours. This is a county program of St. Johns County Public Library System. Location of the event is St. Johns County Convention Center at World Golf Village, 500 S Legacy Trail. Booksigning. St. Augustine, FL.


February 24, 2:30 Alachua County Author Series presents, “Where are the Children” a booktalk about NYT Best Seller Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. Questions & Answers and Booksigning to follow the speech. Location: Headquarters, 401 East University Ave. Booktable by Books a Million in Gainesville. Free and open to the public, no reservation needed. Provided by Friends of the Library. FMI see the website or call 352-334-3910. Gainesville, FL.


February 28, Luncheon. Wingate is one of four featured speakers for the Annual Book and Author Luncheon for Gilda Mallin Boca West Chapter of Hadassah. 9 AM Boutiques, 10 AM Coffee is served, and a gourmet lunch. The event benefits Hadassah Hospital in Israel which does stem cell research on such diseases as melanoma, muscular dystrophy, and Alzheimers. Location: Boca West Country Club. Or tickets ($110) contact Fern Jacoby, 561.392.1658 or Lynn Saxton, 561.483.9359. Boca Raton, FL.


April 8, 2019 6PM. Cape May County Library presents Lisa Wingate’s Before We Were Yours author talk at Sea Isle City Library, 4900 Central Ave. Light refreshments and booksigning to follow. Cape May County Library patrons only. Call for reservation. Sea Isle City, NJ


April 13, 2019, 7PM Authors After Hours — Lisa Wingate will speak at the celebration of Before We Were Yours as the One Book One Community read. 7 PM Author presentation, 8 PM Q & A, 8:15 booksigning. Book table by Barnes and Noble. Location: East Baton Rouge Parish Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. FMI, reservation, tickets contact the library, 225.778.594. East Baton Rouge, LA.


April 26, 2019, 7 to 9 PM. Mansfield Reads Evening With the Author.  Author talk and signing to celebrate Community read of Before We Were Yours, sponsored by the Friends of the Mansfield Public Library, 104 W. Wisteria. FMI: contact   Mansfield, TX.


May 15, 2019 7 PM. An Evening with Lisa Wingate. Presentation about Before We Were Yours followed at 8 PM by a Reception and Booksigning. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library to celebrate the 2019 Common Book Program. Clifton Park Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Road, Clifton Park NY.


May 16 & 17, 2019. May 15, 2019 Fauquier County Public Library sponsors a Celebration of the 2019 Community Read, Before We Were Yours. Author Lisa Wingate will discuss the book at an evening free, public event on the 16th. Details and location TBD. Wingate will also meet with a small group of students interested in writing morning of the 17th . FMI Warrenton, VA.


September 25, 2019, Lisa Wingate presents Before We Were Yours as the luncheon speaker for High Point Literary League Semi-annual membership meeting. Booksigning follows lunch.. Booktable by Greensboro Barnes and Noble. String and Splinter Club High Point Country Club 1129 Gatehouse Road. High Point, NC.


September 27, 2019. Afternoon Booktalk, Questions & Answers, Booktable by Friends of the Library at York County Library.and booksigning. Location: Rock Hill Library, 138 E. Black St. Contact the Library for details, 803.981.5858,, – Rock Hill, SC.


October 3, 2019 11AM to 3. Before We Were Yours, Author Luncheon with Lisa Wingate. 11 AM meet and greet, 12 to 1 Luncheon, 1:30 to 2:30 speech followed by Q & A. Sponsored by Ocean City Free Public Library. Location of event: The Flanders Hotel, 719 East 11th Street . FMI contact the library,   609.399.2434. Ocean City, NJ.


October 24 or 25, 2019. October. 11:30 to 2. Luncheon for Read Across McKinney with author discussion of Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. Sponsored by Friends of the McKinney Library. Booksigning with Booktable provided by McKinney Half Price Books. Location to be determined. FMI see    Https:// . McKinney, TX.


November 8—10, 2019. Lisa Wingate presents and is a faculty member at the Kauai Writers Conference. Write your book. Learn from bestselling authors. Meet agents and publishers! Location Kauai Marriott Resort, Lihue Hawaii. Schedule is to be determined. For registration, faculty lineup, and schedule details   Kauai, Hawaii.






Feb 3, 12-1:50, 2020. Wingate presents a luncheon lecture: Before We Were Yours followed by Q & A, Booktable by Books a Million and signing. Provided by the Nick Linn Lecture Series of Friends of the Library of Collier County Location of event: The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, 2600 Tiburon Drive. This is a ticketed event. Contact the library FMI. Naples, FL.

March 28, 2020. 7 to 8:30. An Evening With Lisa Wingate. “Where are the Children. Secrets of the Tennessee Children’s Home Society” presentation of Before We Were Yours with Q & A. 8:30 Booksigning . Booktable sales by The Little Bookshop. Sponsored by Friends of the Library, North Courthouse Road Library, 325 N. Courthouse Rd. North Chesterfield VA.

April 19, 2020. Lisa Wingate presents at Annual National Library Week Author Visit. Question and Answer session, booksigning. Hershey, PA



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