THIS WEEK IN APRIL

  1. Wednesday Jan 8 JOELLE CHARBONNEAU WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8; 7 PM JOELLE CHARBONNEAU, author of The Testing, will introduce the next book in the dystopian series, Independent Study. Cia Vale has survived the Testing but her memories of it have been wiped out. Now she is...
  2. Sunday Jan 12 FREE WRITERS MINI WORKSHOP SUNDAY, JANUARY 12: 4:30-6 PM FREE WRITERS MINI WORKSHOP sponsored by Antioch Writers Workshop. The topic will be Setting Writing Goals/The Business of Writing. If you plan to attend, please call 937-429-6302....
  3. Sunday Jan 12 NICK BRUEL SUNDAY, JANUARY 12; 2 PM NICK BRUEL, author and illustrator of the popular Bad Kitty picture and chapter books, will introduce Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble. In it, Kitty encounters the man who created her: Nick Bruel himself! Will he...
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HOT BOOKS


  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Alan Dean Foster

    The official novelization of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the highly anticipated blockbuster film directed by J. J. Abrams, featuring an 8-page color photo insert of thrilling images from the hit movie. Set years after Return of the Jedi, "this stunning new action-packed adventure rockets us back into the world of Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO, R2-D2, and Luke Skywalker, while introducing a host of exciting new characters. So return to that galaxy far, far away, and prepare yourself for what happens when the Force awakens. . . .

  • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up : The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo and Cathy Hirano

    This #1"New York Times" best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing. With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house spark joy (and which don’t), this international bestseller featuring Tokyo s newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home and the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.
  • See Me by Nicholas Sparks

    See Me is a story of obsession, reinvention and a love that defies every expectation, reminding us that destiny often rests in our own hands-even in matters of the heart. Colin is giving his second chance his best shot. As for Maria, the hardworking lawyer and daughter of Mexican immigrants, Colin will challenge every notion she's ever had about herself and her future, making her question what truly makes her happy.

  • The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King

    A master storyteller at his best--the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story. Magnificent, eerie, utterly compelling, these stories comprise one of King's finest gifts to his constant reader--"I made them especially for you," says King. "Feel free to examine them, but please be careful. The best of them have teeth."
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JOELLE CHARBONNEAU

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8; 7 PM

JOELLE CHARBONNEAU, author of The Testing, will introduce the next book in the dystopian series, Independent Study. Cia Vale has survived the Testing but her memories of it have been wiped out. Now she is facing the next part of her re-education which involves the rebuilding of a future America. She struggles to do the right thing when she uncovers a conspiracy against the government and a rebellion in the making.

Joelle has also written these mysteries: Skating on the Edge, Murder for Choir, Skating Around the Law, End Me a Tenor and A Chorus Lineup.

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