Visit with this MN author as she signs copies of her poignant new memoir “Ready for Air” on Saturday, December 7th from 1 – 3 pm!
From “Ready for Air – A Journey Through Premature Motherhood”:
For Kate Hopper, pregnancy is downright unpleasant. She is tired and heavy and worried, and she wants her wine and caffeine back. But then, at a routine checkup, her doctor frowns at her chart and says, “I’m worried about a couple of things”–and unpleasant suddenly seems like paradise. What follows is a harrowing, poignant, and occasionally hysterical journey through premature motherhood, from the starting point of “leaking a little protein” to the early delivery of her tiny...
Visit with this MN author on Saturday, December 14th as she signs copies of her intriguing memoir, “We’ll Be the Last Ones to Let You Down”!
From “We’ll Be the Last Ones to Let You Down – Memoirs of a Gravedigger’s Daughter”:
Rachael Hanel’s name was inscribed on a gravestone when she was eleven years old. Yet this wasn’t at all unusual in her world: her father was a gravedigger in the small Minnesota town of Waseca, and death was her family’s business. Her parents were forty-two years old and in good health when they erected their gravestone–Rachael’s name was simply a branch on the sprawling family tree etched on the back of the stone. As she puts it: “I...
MN mystery author Jeanne Cooney will be at The Village Bookstore on Saturday, December 21st, 10 – 11:30 am to sign copies of her mystery novel, “Hot Dish Heaven”! A great gift idea for the mystery lover in your family!
Cub reporter Emerald Malloy is assigned to gather “church food” recipes from the owner of Hot Dish Heaven, a caf in a small town in the Red River Valley. Upon her arrival, she learns of a local, unsolved murder. Confident that solving the case will catapult her from newspaper “gopher” to investigative reporter, she questions the locals while attending a benefit dinner-dance at the VFW. By the end of the night, she’s consumed lots of hotdish and bars while talking to everyone...
Visit with this MN author as she signs copies of her historical novel “Timber – Fire in the Pines” and its new sequel, The Last Dance” on Saturday, December 21st from 12:30 – 2:00!
Sarah Stewart, betrayed, rejected and penniless, strikes out for Minnesota’s timber country, determined to find and reckon with the father who abandoned her mother before Sarah was born . The first day, she runs headlong into Thor Nilsson- who immediately decides she doesn’t belong there. Undaunted and determined to continue her search, she discovers that the only work available is in the lumber camps-but not for a woman. Disguised as a boy, she hires on as a cook’s helper, ending up in...