New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours Lisa Wingate in conversation with Laura Beth Vietor at Buxton Books
celebrating Shelterwood!

Mon, Jun 24 at 6pm

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Buxton Books is thrilled to welcome Lisa Wingate to the bookstore to celebrate her new release, Shelterwood. Lisa will be in conversation with Laura Beth Vietor (aka @LBtheLoverofBooks). 

Join us in the bookstore on Monday, June 24 as we welcome Lisa WingateNew York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours , for a conversation with Laura Beth Vietor (aka @LBtheLoverofBooks)!

We'll be celebrating the release of Lisa's new book, Shelterwood, with a conversation between Lisa and Laura Beth, followed by an audience Q&A and book signing. 

Come get a signed, personalized copy of Shelterwood and your favorite titles from Lisa's backlist, hear Lisa talk about her writing process, and ask her all your questions!

Doors open at 5:30 pm. Program begins at 6:00 pm. We hope to see you there!

Please note: Tickets to this event are non-refundable. If you have a book-included ticket, please email We will make every effort to reserve your signed copy for you. We can ship nationwide or hold the book for pick-up at the bookstore for 30 days.

About Shelterwood:

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours comes a sweeping novel inspired by the untold history of women pioneers who fought to protect children caught in the storm of land barons hungry for power and oil wealth.

Oklahoma, 1909. Eleven-year-old Olive Augusta Radley knows that her stepfather doesn’t have good intentions toward the two Choctaw girls boarded in their home as wards. When the older girl disappears, Ollie flees to the woods, taking six-year-old Nessa with her. Together they begin a perilous journey to the remote Winding Stair Mountains, the notorious territory of outlaws, treasure hunters, and desperate men. Along the way, Ollie and Nessa form an unlikely band with others like themselves, struggling to stay one step ahead of those who seek to exploit them . . . or worse.

Oklahoma, 1990. Law enforcement ranger Valerie Boren-Odell arrives at newly minted Horsethief Trail National Park seeking a quiet place to balance a career and single parenthood. But no sooner has Valerie reported for duty than she’s faced with local controversy over the park’s opening, a teenage hiker gone missing from one of the trails, and the long-hidden burial site of three children unearthed in a cave. Val’s quest for the truth wins an ally among the neighboring Choctaw Tribal Police but soon collides with old secrets and the tragic and deadly history of the land itself.

In this emotional and enveloping novel, Lisa Wingate traces the story of children abandoned by the law and the battle to see justice done. Amid times of deep conflict over who owns the land and its riches, Ollie and Val traverse the rugged and beautiful terrain, each leaving behind one life in search of another.

About Lisa Wingate:

Lisa Wingate is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Before We Were Yours, which has sold more than three million copies and been translated into over forty languages worldwide. The co-author, with Judy Christie, of the nonfiction book Before and After, Wingate is an Oklahoma Book Award finalist and a Southern Book Prize winner. She was named a 2023 Distinguished Alumni of Oklahoma State University. She lives with her husband in Texas and Colorado.

About Laura Beth Vietor:

Laura Beth Vietor aka @LBtheLoverofBooks lives outside if Greensboro, NC. Like most of you, she likes reading in her spare time and that includes lots of genres. She has had the awesome opportunity to virtually interview over 50 debut to best-selling authors, including Ann Napolitano, Bonnie Garmus, Shelby Van Pelt, Kate Quinn and William Kent Krueger. The best part is if you missed the live author chats, they are uploaded on her BookTube channel (LB the Lover of Books) where readers have amassed over 10,000 hours watched!!! If you are interested attending any of her free Zoom author chats coming up, (including Alison Pataki, Chris Whitaker, and more), find her after this event to get the details.

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