THIS WEEK IN FEBRUARY

  1. Saturday Apr 6 COMIC STRIP "CATHY" CREATOR TO VISIT >SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2 PM Line numbers will be given out beginning at 1 pm. Please show your books&co receipt for Fifty Things That Aren’t My Fault to get a line number. CATHY GUISEWITE, creator of the iconic “Cathy” comic...
  2. Sunday Apr 7 MARGARET PETERSON HADDIX TO VISIT SUNDAY, APRIL 7; 2 PM MARGARET PETERSON HADDIX will introduce her new children’s book, Greystone Secrets: The Strangers. This is Book 1 in her new thrilling adventure series that is filled with mysteries and plot twists and centers around family...
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HOT BOOKS

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    GMORNING,GNIGHT! LITTLE PEP TALKS FOR ME & YOU
    by LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA If you need a little pick-me-up this book is for you. From the originator of the popular Broadway show, Hamilton, Lin-Manuel gives you 3-5 sentence insights to energize your days and calm your nights. With illustrations by Jonny Sun, this book is sure to put a smile on your face and a zip in your step.
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    SAVING FIONA
    by THANE MAYNARD Subtitled The Story of the World’s Most Famous Baby Hippo, the book tells the story of the first premature hippopotamus ever raised by humans. It’s a tale of the dedication and expertise of her caregivers at the Cincinnati Zoo. The book features many photos of Fiona (born 2 months prematurely) and her parents Bibi and Henry. The author is the Director of the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. Proceeds from his royalties go towards the care and feeding of Fiona and her family at the zoo.
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    THE SNOWY NAP
    by JAN BRETT Known world-wide for her beautifully written and illustrated picture books, Jan brings us a new one featuring Hedgie the Hedgehog. Hedgie knows it’s time for him to head into his cozy den because winter is descending, but he just hates to do it because once again he will miss seeing the beautiful snowy wonderland his farm animal friends have always told him about. But his friend Lisa has a plan to let him experience that wonderland before he hibernates for the winter.
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    PAST TENSE
    by LEE CHILD This Jack Reacher novel is another winner in Lee Child’s remarkable series. Have you noticed that trouble always seems to find Jack Reacher! In this case, he just wanted to visit the town where he thought his deceased father had lived years ago. In making that trip, little did he know he would walk into a sinister nightmare carried out in a nearly abandoned motel. Surprises abound as mysteries unfold.
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COMIC STRIP "CATHY" CREATOR TO VISIT

>SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2 PM

Line numbers will be given out beginning at 1 pm. Please show your books&co receipt for Fifty Things That Aren’t My Fault to get a line number.

CATHY GUISEWITE, creator of the iconic “Cathy” comic strip, will discuss her book, Fifty Things That Aren’t My Fault: Essays from the Grown-Up Years. Through this collection of essays, Cathy invites readers into her experiences of caring for an aging parent and parenting a teenage daughter at the same time. We see how she is navigating the mother-daughter relationship from both vantage points. Humor is the bond that cements these relationships and Cathy, in her delightful “girlfriendish” manner, shows us the way

As part of the program, Sharon Short, literary columnist for the Dayton Daily News and author of The Widows, which is written under her pen name of Jess Montgomery, will engage in a Conversation with Cathy followed by a Q&A with the audience and then the booksigning.


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