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Leigh Himes “The One That Got Away: A Novel” Celebration

I met Leigh Himes a few years ago, when I was first starting out in this business of covering events. She’s a bubbling young women, with an infectious smile, and warm personality.

 

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When I met her she had just left Tierney, and launched her own firm. Since that time she’s gotten married, moved to the burbs and wrote a book which was published on May 31, 2016 “The One That Got Away: A Novel”

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Last week Leigh Himes held a publishing party at Main Point Books for her “The One That Got Away: A Novel” and invited friends and family.

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Cathy Fiebach, Leigh Himes, and Betty Hulsebosch.

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Cathy Fiebach Owner of Main Point Books and Emily Morrison.
Main  Point Books will move to a new location in Wayne this summer. They will  take over The Reader’s Forum, which closed after 30 years.

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Leigh Himes and Rebecca Timme.

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Lori Spadaro, Rebecca Timme, and Harriet Gross.

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Gretchen Regan, Olivia Rabe, and Sandra McClintic.

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The book features Philadelphia spots including the Union League, the Rittenhouse
Hotel, and Rittenhouse Square, to name a few.

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Joe Gangemi and Leigh Himes. Joe is Leigh’s husband and  an executive producer of the Amazon Originals program “Red Oaks.” He is  currently shooting the second season in New York but played hooky to support his wife.

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After the book signing party, Leigh and friends headed out to dinner at Tango to celebrate

Leigh Himes’ debut novel, “The One That Got Away,” is the story of a struggling  working mother who gets the chance to live the life she always wanted with a man she  almost dated years before. Called “brilliantly realized” by Booklist and “a rewarding  investigation of how all that glitters may not be gold” by Library Journal, The One That  Got Away is in bookstores and online everywhere now. (Hachette, 384 pgs.).