Please join us in celebrating the release of Emily Colin’s newest book Friday, August 4th, with a reception at The Garage at Dreams.


Need an incentive? There will be wine, chocolate, delectable snacks, and, of course, books galore!

Emily Colin’s debut novel, The Memory Thief struck an emotional chord with readers, hitting the New York Times bestseller list and garnering selection as a “Target Emerging Authors Pick.” Booklist praised Colin as “an author to watch and savor.”

This July, Colin brings us another unique love story that takes us on an extraordinary journey from present-day South Carolina to historical 19th-century Barbados in The Dream Keeper’s Daughter.


Emily Colin’s debut novel, The Memory Thief, has been a New York Times bestseller and a Target Emerging Authors Pick. Her diverse life experience includes organizing a Coney Island tattoo and piercing show, hauling fish at the Florida Keys’ Dolphin Research Center, roaming New York City as an itinerant teenage violinist, helping launch two small publishing companies, and serving as the associate director of DREAMS of Wilmington, a nonprofit dedicated to immersing youth in need in the arts. Originally from Brooklyn, she lives in Wilmington, NC with her family.