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EpicFest

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        EpicFest 2019 at ImaginOn: The Joe and Joan Martin Center Saturday, November 9, 2019 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's free literary festival for children and their families.        Book lovers of all ages are invited to EpicFest EpicFest is an extraordinary, free literary...

Books and Authors

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Looking for a good book, but not sure where to start? Books and Authors is a literary collection of who, what, where, & when that lets you browse by character, subject, location and time period.

Gastonia native Wiley Cash returns for Verse & Vino

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/gastonia-native-wiley-cash-returns-verse-vino
North Carolina native Wiley Cash has set all three of his highly-acclaimed novels in the Old North State. His new novel, The Last Ballad, takes place during the 1929 Loray Mill strike in Gastonia, NC.  The novel will be released on October 3 and is described by Kirkus as "heartbreaking and...

Prominent private eye series returns with its latest this Fall

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/prominent-private-eye-series-returns-its-latest-fall
Fans of a certain international bestselling mystery series can rejoice as its newest book of the series is on order at the library. The new “Cormoran Strike” novel is available for reservation today and writer Robert Galbraith’s private investigator is on a new case.   That is, writer J.K. Rowling...

Historical Fiction Writer Jamie Ford Joins Verse & Vino

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/historical-fiction-writer-jamie-ford-joins-verse-vino
If you check the blog section of writer Jamie Ford’s website, the most current entry is entitled “I’m going to need to a bigger suitcase” as he is in travel and promotion mode for his newest book release.  Love and Other Consolation Prizes was published in September and is the newest from the award...

Writer and his detective hail from South Central Los Angeles

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/writer-and-his-detective-hail-south-central-los-angeles
The familiar saying “timing is everything” certainly applied for a recent library book club session.  On Thursday, Nov. 9, the mystery book club at South County Library met and discussed the novel IQ by Joe Ide— the same morning that a radio story about the author and his book series aired.   ...

Former Cosmo Editor, now mystery writer, visits Charlotte

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/former-cosmo-editor-now-mystery-writer-visits-charlotte
Crime and the magazine industry make for an engaging, mystery reader mix with true-crime magazine writer Bailey Weggins, a fictional creation of writer Kate White.  Weggins, who has strong detective instincts,  is the heroine of a long-running mystery series.   Her new adventure is in the character...

Mosley Adds a New Detective to His Writing Portfolio

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/mosley-adds-new-detective-his-writing-portfolio-1
Award-winning mystery author Walter Mosley is busy as ever working on his writing craft as his newest novel was released last week. It is Down the River unto the Sea introducing private detective Joe Oliver King.  Is this book a standalone novel or the first of a new series?  Two rotating book...

It’s Either Tracking Killers or Tracking Birds in this Detective Series

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/it%E2%80%99s-either-tracking-killers-or-tracking-birds-detective-series
Spring is officially here and with expectant outdoor activities and one mystery series appears to catch and apply it as its major theme: birdwatching.  That is, the new series features a central character who is an avid birdwatcher.  Domenic Jejeune, a newly promoted police inspector is assigned to...

Meet two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo at ImaginOn – Jan. 13

Blog post https://www.cmlibrary.org/katedicamillo
This event is sold out. Families and lovers of children’s literature won’t want to miss seeing Kate DiCamillo, the award-winning author of many books for young readers, as she visits Charlotte during the tour of her latest novel, Louisiana’s Way Home.  This ticketed event will take place on Sunday...