Open House: Summer Escapes

Discover the hot beach reads of the summer with Dirty Dancing's Jennifer Grey, Rachel Lindsay, and more!

May 11, 2022 in Zoom

Join us for Open House: Summer Escapes on Wednesday, May 11 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Zoom to discover the summer fiction and beach-ready rom-coms you won’t be able to put down this season, plus a special conversation with Dirty Dancing icon Jennifer Grey—the patron saint of summer escapism.

The evening kicks off with our Summer Fiction panel, where Janelle Brown (I’ll Be You), Cleyvis Natera (Neruda on the Park), Kali Fajardo-Anstine (Woman of Light), and Alison Fairbrother (The Catch) will introduce you to the literary reads you’ll be dying to discuss with your book club in the coming months. The conversation will be moderated by Rachel Lindsay, Bachelorette star, TV host, and author of Miss Me With That.

Then, swoon over the Rom-Com panel, where Linda Holmes (Flying Solo), Susie Dumond (Queerly Beloved), Elissa Sussman (Funny You Should Ask), and Gia de Cadenet (Getting His Game Back) will introduce you to the heroes and heroines you’ll be falling in love with in the season’s best and wittiest rom-coms, in an enchanting conversation moderated by Lola of @literarylola on TikTok.

Finally, hear from the star of one of the best summer romances of all time, Dirty Dancing’s Jennifer Grey, as she discusses her forthcoming memoir Out of the Corner.

Register to save your spot on Eventbrite. We can’t wait to see you there!

Event Details

What was Included

  • A featured book of your choice
  • A digital advance copy of Flying Solo by Linda Holmes
  • A digital advance copy of The Catch by Alison Fairbrother
  • A Summer Reading Sampler of the season’s best fiction
  • Discount codes from our partners
  • A chance to enter to win a bundle of our favorite summer products from our partners
  • And access to the event! Click here to get your ticket!

Date & Time

May 11, 2022
7:30 PM ET
May 11, 2022
9:00 PM ET



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