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The Memory Eater Anthology now available for purchase

Anne Evans Anne Evans The Memory Eater Anthology now available for purchase

Some of you helped fund this project, and now the final product is here. Matthew Hance used Kickstarter to successfully raise over $4,400 to get his idea for a science-fiction inspired collection of stories published. The Memory Eater anthology ended up including 27 stories “based on a device with the ability to locate and destroy […]

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Local author using Kickstarter to publish science-fiction anthology

Anne Evans Anne Evans Local author using Kickstarter to publish science-fiction anthology

“What if there was a machine that could erase a human memory?” That question spurred so many ideas in Matt Hance’s head that the author decided to curate a collection of stories based on the question. He put out a call for submissions to compose a science-fiction inspired anthology called The Memory Eater: Stories that […]

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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams At Home is a James Beard Award winner

Anne Evans Anne Evans Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams At Home is a James Beard Award winner

Winners for the 2012 James Beard Foundation Book Awards were announced tonight. Jeni Britton Bauer’s book Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams At Home was nominated in the Baking & Dessert category. Earlier tonight, Jeni updated on Facebook with a picture of her medal (right) and, “We got it.” Congratulations Jeni! Here’s a picture of her accepting […]

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Shop Talk: Julia’s Story

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre Shop Talk: Julia’s Story

Julia’s Story has a new home in the Short North. Lauren Woodrow originally opened the children’s bookstore in Bexley in 2002. Eventually, she relocated it to Canal Winchester, so she could work closer to home, but ended up shuttering the business in 2006. Then, she met Leslie Pannelle. Pannelle was looking for a way to […]

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New graphic novel Giants Beware! leads to series for Columbus natives

 Amanda Page New graphic novel Giants Beware! leads to series for Columbus natives

In the opening pages of Giants Beware! written by Jorge Aguirre and illustrated by Rafael Rosado, you might immediately think that Claudette, the redhead tomboy, is a contentious little trouble-maker. That’s what the grown-ups in her village seem to think. A few more panels in, though, and you realize she’s got a certain solution to […]

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New book One Fateful Night explores how teens survive high school and tragedy

Anne Evans Anne Evans New book One Fateful Night explores how teens survive high school and tragedy

New author and Westerville resident Wendi Farquharson Finn’s debut book, One Fateful Night, is having a launch party today, February 17, 2012. The book explores the life of Kate Kennedy, a teenager going through high school and a rising hopeful for the Olympics when tragedy changed everything. “The entire book is about Kate attempting to […]

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New Children’s Book The Gift of the Ladybug to be Released Saturday

Anne Evans Anne Evans New Children’s Book The Gift of the Ladybug to be Released Saturday

When life takes you on very unexpected paths, it is sometimes helpful to step away from your situation and look at it in a new light. Carole and Troy Amber were told their baby boy TJ was diagnosed with a life threatening disease and would probably not live past his second birthday. They were devastated. […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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