SURPRISE, Arizona (October 17, 2013) Gifts To Go, located at the Bell Mar Plaza, announces their Fall 2013 Meet The Local Author series. The free events, held mid-day on Mondays, Thursday and Saturdays, provide an opportunity for area writers and residents to interact in a relaxed, convenient setting.
“Our Fall series is always popular,” says owner Tammy Fraser, “because many people believe that the best gift is always a book. And this season is even better with some a variety of great returning authors and some that are brand new to us.”
The season kicks off with John L Ketchum on Saturday, October 29, 2013 and Rev Susan Henley on Saturday, October 26. John Ketchum will be discussing his latest political thriller (2020 A Patriot’s Revenge) and Rev Henley will be sharing her “Sara, Beyond the Veil A Spiritual Look at Dementia). On Thursday, October 31, 2013, Oscar Case will join us with his western fictions.
Denis O’Rourke, who has written an adult thriller, appears on Saturday, November 2. Saturday, November 9 brings both Gale Leach and Jerry Travis in to share their books for young readers. Mickie von Boening, will be available on Saturday, November 23 to share her Christian children’s book. Ann Goldfarb and Susan Krueger will both visit on Monday, November 25 to discuss their novels for young readers and teens. On Small Business Saturday, November 30, Emily Slonina, author of a guide to yoga for everyone, will join returning authors Rev Susan Henley and Gale Leach.The December line up of authors focuses on kids’ books. Conrad Storad, Anita Elco and Katherine Stelmach will appear on Monday, December 9 from 2pm to 4pm. Conrad Storad has a variety stories featuring Sonoran Desert creatures and will read from the latest, Fang and Stinger. Authors Elco and Stelmach will be talking about hermit crab chapter book, Who’s in That Shell? On Saturday, December 14, Fran Orenstein will be available to discuss three of her young adult books. The season closes with another visit from Anita Elco and Katherine Stelmach on Saturday, December 21, 2013.
As additional authors are scheduled the details, including titles and exact times, are available on Gifts To Go’s Facebook Events page.
Gifts To Go and the recently opened US Post Office operate inside the Barnaby Street Shoppes, adjacent to the 5 & Diner Delux at 11340 W Bell Road, Suite 128, Surprise, AZ and is open Monday – Saturday from 10am to 5pm. For more information, including extended holiday and post office hours, please call 602 -403-0646.