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A Buzzworthy Launch for Heather Webber!

Heather Webber’s women’s fiction debut, MIDNIGHT AT THE BLACKBIRD CAFE published to incredible praise on July 16th, and we wanted to share some of that with you.

From an exclusive cover reveal on USA Today,

To getting picked up on Bustle,

And The Odyssey… and Booklist!

Readers of Sarah Addison Allen and Joshilyn Jackson will enjoy spending time at the Blackbird Cafe.


To a fantastic playlist on!

Add in some heartwarming author blurbs, and…

“Full of family secrets, undeniable charm and that particular touch of magic so often found in the South, MIDNIGHT AT THE BLACKBIRD CAFE is a heartfelt and redemptive tale of a daughter looking to move forward in the place her mother couldn’t wait to leave behind. Heather Webber creates a town as dynamic and real as her characters—and a story so compelling that it will stay on readers’ minds long after the final page. I savored every word.”

Kristy Woodson Harvey, national bestselling author of Slightly South of Simple

Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe is an enchanting gem of a novel, brimming with charming characters, heartwarming connections, old secrets, and a setting that makes you want to move there.   As refreshing as a glass of blackberry tea, this is truly magical realism at its best!”

Karen WhiteNew York Times bestselling author

“Family, fate, and magic intertwine in this endearing Southern tale of long-held secrets, homemade pie, and building one’s future from the remains of the past. A tantalizing, delicious delight, through and through. Heather Webber writes with so much detail and imagination that I’ll be craving some Blackbird Cafe pie—and the comfort that comes with it—for a long time to come.”

Kristin Harmel, international bestselling author of The Room on Rue Amélieand The Sweetness of Forgetting

…you’ve got yourself one successful book launch. Congratulations on all the love for MIDNIGHT, Heather. We can’t wait to see what you do next. And readers, if you’ve read MIDNIGHT AT THE BLACKBIRD CAFE, let us know in the comments your favorite part!

Category: FaustJessica FaustWomen's Fiction


One comment

  1. It would be interesting to hear about the process for a book launch in a future post, Jessica. Author versus agent involvement in planning/marketing and how you manage to gain momentum so it gets picked up by other outlets etc.

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