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Summit, NJ


Kara Richardson Whitely is an award-winning author & speaker who has presented at Google, Pfizer, Dartmouth, Purdue and more. Her book Gorge was featured on Good Morning America and in the New York Times among dozens of other publications. Her latest book, Weight of Being, was featured on The Today Show.

To Kill a Mockingbird Read-a-thon

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To Kill a Mockingbird Read-a-thon

  • Barnes & Noble Somerset Shopping Center, 319 US-202 Bridgewater, NJ (map)

Kara will be one of several local authors who will read To Kill A Mockingbird in anticipation of Harper Lee's long-awaited second novel. The event goes on all day but Kara will read from 5:30 to 6 p.m.  Monday, July 13 at the Bridgewater NJ Barnes & Noble. 

Kara will be discussing and signing copies of Gorge after her stint. 

Earlier Event: June 13
REI Reading, MA
Later Event: August 6
Castleton, Indiana REI