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Authors' Fair Oct. 6 at Library Center

September 25, 2012 — Patrons of all ages are invited to attend the Authors’ Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, in the Library Center concourse, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

Thirty authors from across the Ozarks will be on hand to talk one-on-one about their writing, and sell and sign their books in this relaxed atmosphere. You'll find all varieties of topics. And don’t forget – books by local authors make great gifts.

This year’s Authors’ Fair participants are:

  • Billie R. Armstrong, “Survival on a Coral Planet”
  • Jacque Blauvelt, “Bass Buddies A to Z”
  • Tom Blubaugh, “Night of the Cossack”
  • BK Bradshaw, “Crystal Brave: Earthquake at the Taum Sauk”
  • Ann Charlotte, “Spellbound”
  • Zona Crabtree , Corn Cave Series: “Gray Wolf,” “The Travelers,” “White Dove,” “The Return;” “Spread Your Wings;” “Shadow of the Hawk”
  • Gina Crump and Sharon Edwards, “Bravery at Barkalot: A ZoeBus Book About Preventing Bullying on the School Bus”
  • Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865, Mary Whitney Phelps Tent No. 22; Compiled by Frances Carver Black, “Marking Civil War History in the Ozarks: A Guide to Civil War Markers and Monuments in Twenty-Four Southwest Missouri Counties”
  • Dee Davidson Dosch, “A Summer in '69”
  • Julie Sedenko Davis, “Branson: A Guide to America's Live Music Show Capital”
  • Mark Richard Ellis, “The Granddad Tales”
  • Richard Eskew, “A Tale of Three Journeys;” “Memories from the Muck”
  • Ursula Gorman, “The Best of Us;” “Old Aquintances”
  • Jeffery Goss, Jr., “Break Up Your Fallow Ground;” “Usefull Small Enterprises for Missouri and Arkansas Farms”
  • Wayne Hancock, “Gotcha!: A Murder in Warrensburg;” “Along Came Bill;” “The Hard Way;” “The Unlikely Predator;” “30 Days in May;” “Up on Crowley's Ridge;” “The Vampire Rebellion”
  • Glynn Henry, “Quick! Stuff in the Puffs!”
  • Martha L. Henslee and Alice F. Rainbolt, “Infant Massage: Special Touch Time with Your Baby”
  • Heather Huffman, “Devil in Disguise;” “Jailbird;” “Suddenly a Spy;” “Throwaway;” “Tumbleweed;” “Ring of Fire;” “Ties That Bind”
  • Catherine Kohman, “The Beckoning Ghost;” “Lembas for the Soul”
  • Geraldine Kolb, “Finding Europe in America: A Traveler's Guide”
  • Kc Kopaska, “Afterburn: The Kc Kopaska Story: A Story of Tragedy, Redemption, and Transformation”
  • Reid Laurence, “A Killing Rain and Other Stories;” “Talking Heads;” “Ticket to Happiness or the Self-Indulgent Truth?;” “Holiday Spree”
  • Gregory W. Moss, “National Park Ranger, Bleeding Green & Grey”
  • Julie Myers, “Nightmares”
  • Dr. Patricia J. Norton, “Short Vowel Phonics 1: A Dog, A Cot;” “Short Vowel Phonics 2 a, i: Max the Cat;” “Short Vowel Phonics 2 o, u, e: A Cub's Grub;” “Short Vowel Phonics 3: Ants in the Grass;” “Short Vowel Phonics 4: Thad Has a Job;” “Short Vowel Phonics 5: Catfish and Bass;” “Short Vowel Phonics 6: Who Spilt the Milk?”
  • Ross Payton, “Zombies of the World”
  • Anita L. Roberts, “Springfield: 1830-1930;” “Wilson's Creek National Battlefield: Civil War Collection”
  • T. Sue VerSteeg, “Another Time, Another Place;” “Secrets of the Sapphires”
  • Jerry D. Vineyard, “Gargoyle Country: The Inspiring Geology of Springfield and Greene County”
  • Cathy White, “Maury the Mouse”


Kathleen O'Dell
Community Relations Director
(417) 616-0564
Sarah Jane Rosendahl
(417) 616-0566

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