THIS WEEK IN OCTOBER

  1. Thursday Oct 30 WOWA HALLOWEEN BEATNIK CAFE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 7 PM The WESTERN OHIO WRITERS ASSOCIATION will present the Halloween 2014 Edition of Beatnik Café featuring the theme, “Masks!” Member of the WOWA will read their original short stories and poetry. To learn more about the...
  2. Saturday Nov 1 ADOPTION-THEMED KIDS STORYTIME SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1; 11 AM ADOPTION-THEMED KIDS STORYTIME. Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley will conduct a special adoption Storytime. The books will feature international and domestic adoption themes. The children will be invited to participate in a craft...
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BOOKLOVERS' LETTER

Dear Booklovers,

We’re planning a busy Fall season for you. Please check our calendar of events to see which authors are coming to meet you. Then please continue to visit our website to see if we’ve added any new author events.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24; 7 PM
JAN KARON,
author of Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good, will be here for a Conversation, Q&A, and Meet & Greet Session.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25; 1 PM
SARA RAASCH will introduce her new young adult novel, Snow Like Ashes.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26; 2 PM
JUDY SCHACHNER will introduce SkippyJon Jones Snow What, her newest picture book.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5; 7 PM
JOANNE HUIST SMITH
will introduce The 13th Gift.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10; 7 PM
DIANE MULDRON
will introduce Everything I Need to Know About Christmas I Learned From a Little Golden Book.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18; 7 PM
MELISSA DE LA CRUZ & MICHAEL JOHNSON
will introduce Stolen., book 2 in their Heart of Dread series.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 7 PM
ANN HAGEDORN
will discuss her nonfiction book, The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2; 7 PM
RICHARD PAUL EVANS
will introduce The Mistletoe Promise.


Hey, Kids, during the month of October, we’ll be celebrating OcTOYber! We’ll be featuring different characters or children's stories each week!

October 4; 2-4 pm Frozen
October 11; 2-4 pm Star Wars Reads Day III (Star Wars Reads Day Strikes Back)
October 18; 2-4 pm Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
October 25; 2-4 pm Hello Kitty Reads Day


If you haven’t tried them yet, we think you’ll enjoy the freshly baked waffle cones in our Yogurt Mountain. Fill them with your favorite frozen yogurt and top them with all sorts of yummy toppings. We’re confident you’ll enjoy them!

The winners of the 2014 Dayton Literary Peace Prize have been announced. They are BOB SHACOCHIS for The Woman Who Lost Her Soul in Fiction and KARIMA BENNOUNE for Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here for Nonfiction. They will receive their awards at the Dayton Literary Peace Prize Gala at The Schuster Center in Dayton on November 9 at 5 pm. The Runner-Ups, MARGARET WRINKLE for Wash (Fiction) and JO ROBERTS for Contested Land, Contested Memory: Israel's Jews and Arabs and the Ghosts of Catastrophy (Nonfiction) will also receive their awards at the ceremony.

That ceremony has sold out, but you may still be able to hear the authors at Sinclair Community College on Sunday, November 9. Registration is at 9:30 am that morning and the program starts at 10 am in Building 12, first floor. Reservations are required. Please make reservations via email at peaceliterature@att.net by Wednesday, November 5. $10 donation in cash or check to DLPP Foundation will be taken at the Registration Table. No credit cards, please. Seating is limited. A booksigning will follow the program. Books will be available for purchase.

Do stop in our Yogurt Mountain and try our delicious hot coffee. People tell us they love adding caramel or chocolate from our yogurt topping bar to their coffee. Sounds yummy!

We hope you you're planning to come meet some of the wonderful authors we have
coming to Books & Co. to meet YOU. Thank you for being our customers.

Warm regards,

Sharon Kelly Roth
Director, Public Relations