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Find romance at the library

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on January 23, 2017 at 6:00 am

By Gwendolyn Haley February here in the Inland Northwest can be dreary. Days are short, nights are long, and both are cold. The snow that filled us with delight in December has turned into a gray slush that refuses to melt. What was once charming and lovely now only irritates. Clearly, the romance has gone […]

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5 local writers talk about fatherhood

Posted in Explore and Discover on June 16, 2016 at 6:00 am

By Erin Dodge Today is the 8th Annual Engaging Fatherhood Conference & Resource Fair at Spokane Falls Community College (8am to 3pm), promoting the importance of fathers in healthy child development and family well-being. The event, including free lunch, is brought to the public by the DADS Committee of Spokane. In celebration of dads, paternal […]

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Hunting For Sasquatch: a conversation with Sharma Shields

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on January 22, 2015 at 6:00 am

By Cara Strickland Sharma Shields is a rising star in the literary world. Her first book, a collection of short stories called Favorite Monster won the 2011 Autumn House Fiction prize, and her novel The Sasquatch Hunter’s Almanac releases on January 27. Sharma lives in Spokane with her family (and she can often be found bringing her childr […]

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Meet the Author: Christel Decker Bresko

Posted in News on December 19, 2014 at 6:00 am

From Germany during WWII as a child, to rural Alaska as a missionary with her husband, Christel takes her readers along on the journey. This Medical Lake resident talks about her books and answers questions as a special guest of the January book club. MEDICAL LAKE Monday, Jan 12, 1–3pm […]

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Meet the Author: Jenny Elliott

Posted in News on December 15, 2014 at 6:00 am

Jenny Elliott, local author of teen paranormal romance, will celebrate the release of her book Save Me, set right here in the Pacific Northwest, with two events related to the book and the process of writing for publication. Both events will feature a book signing, and copies available for sale. Come to one, or both! […]

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Short and Sweet

Posted in News on October 6, 2014 at 6:00 am

The Moran Prairie Book Club is welcoming several local authors, all featured in Spokane Shorties, an anthology of short stories.  Sharma Shields, Chris Cook, Kevin Taylor, Kris Dinnison, Leah Sottile, and Sheri Boggs will read from their stories and host an informal Q&A about their work and writing process. MORAN PRAIRIE Thursday, Oct 23, 2-4 […]

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