Wishbones launch party, with Virginia Macgregor

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017, 7 p.m.

Wishbones cover artauthor Virginia MacgregorLaunch party! A dazzling new young adult novel, Wishbones, by Virginia Macgregor, which she shares with us tonight.

Feather Tucker has two wishes:

1) To get her mum healthy again

2) To win the Junior UK swimming championships

When Feather comes home on New Year's Eve to find her mother - one of Britain's most obese women- in a diabetic coma, she realises something has to be done to save her mum's life. But when her Mum refuses to co-operate Feather realises that the problem run deeper than just her mum's unhealthy appetite.

Over time, Feather's mission to help her Mum becomes an investigation. With the help of friends old and new, and the hindrance of runaway pet goat Houdini, Feather's starting to uncover when her mum's life began to spiral out of control and why. But can Feather fix it in time for her mum to watch her swim to victory? And can she save her family for good?

Can't make the event? Give us a call (603-224-0562) or email us (gibsons@gibsonsbookstore.com) to have us put aside a copy to have signed for you. 

About the author: Virginia Macgregor is the author of What Milo Saw, The Return of Norah Wells, Before I Was Yours and, most recently, the young adult novel Wishbones. Her work has been translated into over a dozen languages.  After graduating from Oxford University, she worked as a teacher of English and Housemistress in three major British boarding schools.  She holds an MA in Creative Writing, and was, for several years, Head of Creative Writing at Wellington College.  She is married to Hugh, who is Director of Theatre at St. Paul’s School in Concord, New Hampshire. They moved to New Hampshire from the UK in July 2016 and live at St. Paul’s with their daughter, Tennessee Skye.

Event date: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
45 South Main St
Concord, NH 03301
What Milo Saw Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780751554274
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sphere - October 13th, 2015

A BIG story about a small boy who sees the world a little differently
Milo curled his thumb and forefinger together to make a small hole and held his fingers up to Al's eyes. 'Look through here. That's what I see. Kind of, only worse.'
'Wow, that must be amazing.'
Milo shrugged. 'Not really.'


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