The Farmington Public Library is excited to host a series of book signings to kick-off their Four Corners Author Fair! So, mark your calendars now because you won't want to miss your chance to meet this group of talented authors!
Monday, November 6th 6:00pm-7:00pm
Author Caroline Starr Rose, author of children's books: Miraculous, Jasper and the Riddle of Riley's Mine, Blue and more!
Tuesday, November 6th 6:00-7:00pm
James McGrath Morris is an award-winning and New York Times best-selling author. His books include The Ambulance Drivers: Hemingway, Dos Pasos, and a Friendship Made and Lost in War; Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press; and Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print, and Power. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Wednesday, November 8th 6:00pm-7:00pm
Benjamin Alire Sáenz is an award-winning American poet, novelist and writer of children's and young adult books. He was born at Old Picacho, New Mexico, the fourth of seven children, and was raised on a small farm near Mesilla, New Mexico. He currently resides in El Paso, Texas.
His most popular series, Aristotle and Dante, tackle LGBTQ+ themes and has won almost every book award imaginable! Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When they meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the two loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special kind of friendship--the kind that changes lives and lasts a lifetime. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Benjamin's award winning novel was recently made into a box office film. He has also written numerous other books for young adults and children.
Thursday, November 9th 6;00-7:00pm
Bethany Turner has been writing since the second grade, when she won her first writing award for explaining why, if she could have lunch with any person throughout history, she would choose John Stamos. She stands by this decision. Bethany now writes pop culture-infused rom-coms for a new generation of readers who crave diction that tackles the thorny issues of life with humor and insight. She lives in Southwest Colorado with her husband, whom she met in the nineties in a chat room called Disco Inferno. As sketchy as it sounds, it worked out pretty well in this case, and they are now the proud parents of two teenagers
Amy's Bookcase will be on hand to sell copies of all their books!