Kathryn Magendie book release party is Nov. 6

Kathryn Magendie will celebrate the release of her new novel, Sweetie, at Blue Ridge Books at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6.

Sweetie is Kat Magendie’s third novel. Her first two novels, Tender Graces and Secret Graces, tell the story of  Virginia Kate Carey from West Virginia. A third book in this trilogy is planned. Magendie’s books have been praised by the Asheville Times-Citizen, the Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate, by bestselling author Wayne Caldwell, and by respected reviewers including Story Circle and the Midwest Book Review.

Magendie is a Maggie Valley resident. She co-publishes The Rose and Thorn online journal. Her next project is Peetie, a novella, that will be part of an anthology in 2011 with New York Times bestselling authors Sarah Addison Allen and Deborah Smith.

Blue Ridge Books is located at 152 S. Main St in Waynesville. For more information call 828.456.6000.

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