THIS WEEK IN APRIL

  1. Wednesday May 13 MOLLY CAMPBELL DEBUTS HER NOVEL WEDNESDAY, MAY 13; 7 PM Local author MOLLY CAMPBELL will introduce her book, Keep the Ends Loose, a charming novel in which we meet Miranda Heath, a quirky 15-year-old with cinematic dreams and a safe, predictable family. That is until...
  2. Sunday May 17 FREE WRITERS WORKSHOP SUNDAY, MAY 17; 2-3:30 PM FREE WRITERS WORKSHOP! The Antioch Writers Workshop will present a program on “Great Beginnings.” You’ll learn how to write beginnings that hook readers of stories, columns, essays, and longer works. The instructor will be MARY...
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HOT BOOKS


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    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. . . .

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    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.
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    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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MOLLY CAMPBELL DEBUTS HER NOVEL

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13; 7 PM
Local author MOLLY CAMPBELL will introduce her book, Keep the Ends Loose, a charming novel in which we meet Miranda Heath, a quirky 15-year-old with cinematic dreams and a safe, predictable family. That is until she decides to pull at the loose end that is the estranged husband her aunt never divorced. What seemed like the best way to allow her aunt to get on with her life sets off a series of events that threaten to turn Miranda’s world upside down. Sometimes it’s best to leave the loose ends alone!

Beth Hoffman, author of Saving CeeCee Honeycutt and Looking For Me, calls Keep the Ends Loose, “Quirky, hopeful, and wonderfully original.” THE STORY PLANT

Molly Campbell has received two Erma Bombeck Awards for her humorous writing. She lives in the Dayton area.