Media Alert/Interview Availability No. 1 New York Times Best-Selling Author Karen Kingsbury Meets Fans, Media at Franklin Book Signing

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Dec. 8 Event Adds to Franklin’s Annual ‘Dickens of a Christmas;’ Fans Meet, Talk, Share Cider With Karen at Landmark Booksellers

No. 1 New York Times best-selling author Karen Kingsbury—America’s favorite inspirational novelist and a writer calling Franklin, Tenn., home—meets fans; signs copies of her latest book, The Bridge; shares cider and cookies; and joins in the celebration of Franklin’s Dickens of a Christmas street festival. Additionally, a “Spend The Day With Karen” sweepstakes winner and guest will spend time with the author and receive VIP treatment at the book signing.

Recognized by Time magazine and the Today Show for her Life-Changing Fiction™, Karen Kingsbury has written dozens of books that have sold nearly 20 million copies and 15 times hit No. 1 on national lists, including the New York Times and USA Today. In demand as a public speaker, Karen reaches more than 100,000 women annually through various national events. Karen lives and works in Franklin with her husband, Don, and their five sons, three of whom were adopted from Haiti. Also living nearby is their only daughter, Kelsey, an actress in inspirational films and married to Christian recording artist Kyle Kupecky.

When/Where: Karen will sign copies of The Bridge and meet fans and media at:
Time/Date:    11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 8
Location:    Landmark Booksellers
114 East Main Street
Franklin, Tenn. 37064
Phone:     615-791-6400

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A Book about the Love of Books

Franklin’s Dickens of a Christmas street festival and the independently-owned Landmark Booksellers offer the perfect backdrop for best-selling author Karen Kingsbury to sign copies of her latest novel, The Bridge—a book steeped in the love of books and booksellers, centering on the fate of an independent book store . . . in Franklin! It’s Karen’s first novel in a 10-book contract with Simon & Schuster imprint Howard Books.

Sweepstakes Takes Lucky Fan and Guest to Franklin

A lucky fan and guest among Karen’s legions of dedicated readers won a weekend in Franklin, personal time with Karen and VIP treatment at Landmark Booksellers as Karen signs copies of her latest book, The Bridge. The winner received airfare for two to Franklin for Karen’s book signing and Franklin’s annual Dickens of a Christmas street festival. Spending two nights at Magnolia House Bed & Breakfast, the winner and guest also get time with Karen on Dec. 8, then a walk through Franklin’s historic town square with her to the book signing.

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  • The Bridge Press Release
  • The Bridge Karen Kingsbury Bio
  • The Bridge FAQ
  • Backgrounder on Karen and Her Friends
  • Karen’s Impact
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