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Below is a list of upcoming events at our Book World book stores. Hope to see you there!


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April 29, 2017, 11:00AM Peru, IL - Peru Mall

Be at our Peru store on Saturday, April 29th from 11-1 to meet Mark Maronde, author of Equinox Nightmare. Seven individuals from very different walks of life are trying to make it to a perceived safe haven following an apocalyptic collapse of society. Freedom once taken for granted is now a distant memory, and the fight for survival becomes an everyday occurrence!

April 29, 2017, 11:00AM Freeport, Illinois

Be at our Freeport store on Saturday, April 29th from 11-1 to meet Kim Briggs, author of the children’s book Life Will Never Be the Same. Life is good for Bobby in Blue Gill Bay, or as good as it can be living with two older sisters!  When new neighbors arrive, things begin to change. Briggs uses humor and real-life happenings to demonstrate how acceptance of differences can lead to peaceful coexistence. Buy a copy of the book and be automatically entered for a drawing to win a plush Spider-Man toy!

April 29, 2017, 1:30PM Freeport, Illinois

Be at our Freeport store on Saturday, April 29th from 1:30-3 to meet Terri Reid, author of the popular Mary O’Reilly paranormal mystery series. In her latest, Old Acquaintance, the spirit from the asylum has followed Mary home for the holidays. But there are no chestnuts roasting on the open fires he’s creating. With Rosie and Stanley in danger, will Mary and company be able to assure themselves of a Merry Christmas, or will things go terribly, terribly wrong?

May 27, 2017, 1:00PM Galena, Illinois

Be at our Galena location on Saturday, May 27th, from 1-3 pm to meet Matt Geiger, author of The Geiger Counter: Raised by Wolves and Other Stories. Geiger’s award-winning stories reveal the sublime in the mundane and the comical in the banal. There are moments of introspection on what it means to be human. And it’s all laugh-out-loud funny when told by a humorist who is determined to live an examined life, even if he’s not always entirely sure what he’s looking at.



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May 10, 2017, 11:00AM Baxter/Brainerd, Minnesota

Be at our Baxter store on Wednesday, May 10th from 11-1 to meet Dennis Waller, author of the memoir The Lollygagging Years. One would think that back in the 1950’s - absent all the digital, technical and social distractions - high school students would focus on their educations. Not so with this group of pals. Instead, their energies are devoted to mischief and hilarious adventures that will carry you from one escapade to another.

North Dakota

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April 29, 2017, 1:00PM Grand Forks, ND - Columbia Mall

Be at our Grand Forks store on Saturday, April 29th, from 1-3 pm to meet Dana Chase, author of In Spite of Heroin.  In this moving, ultimately hopeful narrative of struggle and redemption, Chase writes unsparingly of how she survived the shock of learning that her beautiful identical twin sons had become heroin addicts and the terror that unfolded as a result.


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May 19, 2017, 5:00PM Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Be at our Stevens Point location on Friday, May 19th, from 5-7 pm to meet John DeDakis, author of the Lark Chadwick mystery series. In the latest, Bullet in the Chamber, reporter Lark must face danger in the White House when the press briefing room is attacked and the man she loves disappears -- along with the President of the United States.

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