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Author Luncheon: Kimmery Martin

Main Street Books is pleased to invite you to an author luncheon featuring Kimmery Martin, author of The Queen of Hearts and host of a Modern Mrs. Darcy-esque blog! Join her for a noontime meal at Flatiron Kitchen + Taphouse on Thursday, February 22nd. Tickets, which must be purchased by Tuesday, February 20th, can be purchased below or at Main Street Books.

About The Queen of Hearts:

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Zadie Anson and Emma Colley have been best friends since their early twenties, when they first began navigating serious romantic relationships amid the intensity of medical school. Now they’re happily married wives and mothers with successful careers—Zadie as a pediatric cardiologist and Emma as a trauma surgeon. Their lives in Charlotte, North Carolina are chaotic but fulfilling, until the return of a former colleague unearths a secret one of them has been harboring for years.

As chief resident, Nick Xenokostas was the center of Zadie’s life—both professionally and personally—during a tragic chain of events during her third year of medical school that she has long since put behind her. Nick’s unexpected reappearance during a time of new professional crisis shocks both women into a deeper look at the difficult choices they made at the beginning of their careers. As it becomes evident that Emma must have known more than she revealed about circumstances that nearly derailed both their lives, Zadie begins to question everything she thought she knew about her closest friend.

"Emotional and difficult to put down, Martin’s excellent story of friendship is shrewdly plotted and contains a cast of flawed, rich, believable characters."      -Publishers Weekly

About the Meal:


Flatiron Kitchen + Taphouse was started by four Davidson College graduates with a passion for delicious food, well-crafted beer, food-friendly wine, and ethical sourcing.

Author Luncheon Menu:
You will select one meal and one beverage when you purchase your ticket. You will also have an opportunity to share any dietary needs during the ticket purchasing process. 

Buffalo Chicken Salad: Spinach, red onion, cherry tomatoes, blue cheese dressing.

Kale and Quinoa Salad: Pear, candied walnuts, shaved pecorino, honey vinaigrette.

Oven Roasted Turkey Sandwich: Bacon, melted Gouda, mustard, lettuce, tomato, toasted ciabatta. Served with choice of side.

Taphouse Burger: Bacon-onion jam, American cheese, pickles, lettuce, tomato, brioche bun. Served with choice of side.

Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich: Shaved prime rib, caramelized onion, bell peppers, melted provolone. Served with choice of side.

Skillet Seared Salmon: Pearl barley, garlic spinach, honey viniagrette

Side options: hand cut fries, sweet potato fries, side salad, sautéed spinach, seasonal vegetables, corn relish, slaw

Mimosa, House Cabernet Sauvignon, or House Chardonnay

Earlier Event: February 21
Story Time with Leslie
Later Event: February 24
Story time with Rikki