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Come to the Hoboken Library Festival in Church Square Park on Oct 15 and meet Charles Salzberg and Other Local Authors and Poets!

12 Oct

Come join us on October 15, 2022 from 11 am-4 pm, in Church Square Park across from the library’s main branch at 500 Park Ave in Hoboken.  Local authors will be giving book talks and readings throughout the day.  Plus you can stop by the local author tent to meet them and have them sign copies of their books.  There will also be music and fun events for children and teens.

Our local authors include Charles Salzberg, who was born and raised across the river in New York City. He began his career as a journalist and book reviewer before becoming a novelist himself.

His first novel, Swann’s Last Song, was nominated for a Shamus Award for Best First PI Novel. Salzberg continued the Henry Swann series with Swann Dives In, Swann’s Lake of Despair, Swann’s Way Out, and Swann’s Down.

Salzberg has also written three stand-alone novels, Devil in the Hole (named one of the best crime novels of 2013 by Suspense magazine) and Second Story Man (nominated for a Shamus Award and a David Award and winner of the Beverly Hills Book Award), and his latest Canary in a Coal Mine.

Canary in a Coal Mine stars PI Pete Fortunato, a former cop, who is hired to find a missing husband, but when the husband turns up dead, Fortunato finds himself solving an even bigger mystery, his client disappears and he finds himself accused of theft by the Albanian mob. Can he find the money and clear his name?

Other local authors participating in the festival include Raakhee Mirchandanie, Mally Becker, Miriam Allenson, McKevin Shaughnessy, James Hockenberry, Patricia Carragon, Dr. John Muciaccia, Carol Van Den Hende, Robin Rosen ChangPatricia Keeler, Dawn Barclay (D.M. Barr), Maiya Katherine, Stacey Wilk, and Erica Obey

Oct 15, Romance is Blossoming in Church Square Park at our Hoboken Library Festival with Miriam Allenson, Carol Van Den Hende, and Stacey Wilk

5 Oct

The Hoboken Library’s Festival on October 15, will be featuring non-fiction, mystery, children’s authors as well as poets. Authors and poets include Raakhee Mirchandanie, Mally Becker, Miriam Allenson, McKevin Shaughnessy, James Hockenberry, Patricia Carragon, Dr. John Muciaccia, Carol Van Den Hende, Robin Rosen ChangPatricia Keeler, Dawn Barclay (D.M. Barr), Charles Salzberg, Maiya Katherine, Stacey Wilk, and Erica Obey.

Today I wanted to highlight three of the amazing romance novelist who will be joining us.

Miriam Allenson
Miriam Allenson is known for “writing about hunky heroes and the women who drive them crazy.”  You can borrow two of her novels from eBCCLS including When the Duke Finds His Heart about new author, Livvy Browne, who is in England researching the Duke of Brompton’s ancestor. Jack Anstruther, duke of Brompton, refuses to help Livvy since her estranged father is his business rival. She just wants access to his library, but she might also work her way into his heart.

Carol Van Den Hende
Carol Van Den Hende is the author of the Goodbye, Orchid contemporary fiction series including Orchid Blooming, Goodbye, Orchid and coming in 2023 Always Orchid. Orchid Paige is now in her late 20’s but can’t escape the childhood trauma of her parent’s fatal accident. Now a marketer in the beauty industry she is struggling to win a promotion. The handsome entrepreneur who helps her with career might also just be the one who can help heal her heart. You can borrow the first two of Van Den Hende’s ebooks from eBCCLS. 

Stacey Wilk
Stacey Wilk describes her books as “about finding your true family, steamy love, and second chances.” Wilk’s latest novel is Stay Awhile, Part 2 of the Big Sky Country series. In the novel, Tara Haden is running away from her abusive ex. She is Ryker Ranch’s new massage therapist when she meets Kace Ryker. A bad crash ended Kace’s race car dreams, but Tara and her massages give him hope. Can they create a new better future for them both together?  Part 1 of the Big Country Series, Time Won’t Erase, is also available from Hoopla along with many of Wilk’s other romance novels.

We hope you can join us on October 15 from 11 am-4 pm in Church Square Park across from the library’s main branch at 500 Park Ave in Hoboken.  Our authors will be giving book talks and readings throughout the day.  Plus you can stop by the local author tent to meet them and have them sign copies of their books, if you would like.  We also will have music, a cooking demo, and fun events for children and teens.

Written by:
Aimee Harris
Information and Digital Services Manager

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