The fourth-annual Local Author Fair will be held Saturday, April 13, at the Land O' Lakes Library.
Lovers of language and stories, take note: Saturday, April 13, is the fourth annual Local Author Fair at the Land O’ Lakes Library. The event, held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., provides an opportunity for the 11 scheduled writers to showcase their work and chat with the public, as well as network with other authors. Many of the writers will be selling copies of their books, said Michele Laney, public services librarian. Everything from religion and mystery to cooking and couponing will be represented. “We have most of the genres,” Laney said. “It’s an assortment.” Attendees will have a chance to discuss writing and the publishing process with local authors such as Kat Heckenbach, who writes young adult fiction, fantasy, sci-fi and horror, …
ReadKiddoRead asked authors, athletes and celebrities to share their favorite books.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Courtesy of the ReadKiddoRead Foundation Did you give books to your kids as gifts? Which ones did you pick out for friends and family? ReadKiddoRead asked authors, athletes and celebrities to finish this sentence: The Best Gift I Ever Got Was a Book, and That Book Was _____. Mark Teixeira The best gift I ever got was a book; it was The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris. The book is The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, given to me by my friend and high school principal, Barry Fitzpatrick. While I can't single out any book as my favorite, this book stands out because it sparked my interest in biographies and American history. I almost exclusively read nonfiction now, as I am educated with each book! Rick Riordan The best gift I ever got…