Fiddelee-dee & Company, a Fable for People of a Certain Age, by AJ Beauregard

Fiddelee-Dee & CompanyAJ Beauregard is the author of a new book, Fiddelee-dee & Company, a Fable for People of a Certain Age, a light fiction published by diomo square books.

Start with an aging cellist. Add a panoply of musicians: a pianist, violist, flutist, and one who plays the triangle. Stir in a combative mayor, a fair-minded librarian, upright citizens, and an unlikely plan to build a performance venue, and you have Fiddelee-dee & Company. Come to Elvira, a small town where nothing ever happens, and find out how Penelope’s Chamber Players turn the town into a buzz of infinite delight!

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Holiday Cheer: A Celebration of Oregon Authors, including Mollie Hunt

Holiday Cheer Poster, Oregon Historical Society

Mollie HuntMollie Hunt will be at Holiday Cheer: A Celebration of Oregon Authors, at noon Monday, December 5, 2016. Holiday Cheer: A Celebration of Oregon Authors happens at Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park Ave., Portland, OR 97205.

49th Annual Celebration of Oregon Authors: For nearly 50 years, the Oregon Historical Society has celebrated the literary talents of Oregonians at this annual holiday book sale and signing. Meet your favorite author, and take home a personally signed book for the perfect local holiday gift. All authors who are invited to participate have published in the current year, and many will have multiple books available for sale.

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# Power of the Pen, Reading & Book Signing Series, featuring Mollie Hunt

Mollie HuntMollie Hunt will be at Power of the Pen, Reading & Book Signing Series, at 1:30 p.m. December 7, 2016. Power of the Pen, Reading & Book Signing Series happens at Courtyard Fountains, 1545 SE 223rd Ave., Gresham.

Here is the schedule for the event:

  • 1:30 p.m. — Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres
  • 2 p.m. — Presentation, followed by a book signing.

Mollie Hunt will read, sign, and answer questions about her Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery series, her stand-alone mystery, Placid River Runs Deep, and anything else about cats. Books will be available for purchase, including a specially priced Crazy Cat Lady gift set, just in time for the Holidays.

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New Book: UFOs and God, by Michael R. Lane


Michael R. Lane
Michael R. Lane is the author of a new book, UFOs and God: A Collection of Short Stories, a book of literary fiction, short stories, published by Bare Bones Press.

UFOs and God*UFOs and God* is not single-themed but a medley of characters kayaking through the erratic channels of life. Some of these stories are sharp edged. Others are as inviting as a cozy room, with a few adding a pinch of humor.

From farm to urban, from World War II to the Digital Age, UFOs and God spotlight the underbelly of the human condition in all its glory and despair on these varied stages of fiction.

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Cat’s Paw Launch Party, featuring Mollie Hunt

Cat's PawMollie Hunt will be at Cat’s Paw Launch Party, at 7 p.m. Friday, November 10, 2016. The Cat’s Paw Launch Party happens at Another Read Through Bookstore, 3932 N Mississippi Ave., Portland.

I’m excited to announce my third Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery, Cat’s Paw. Come join me at our wonderful Portland independent bookstore, Another Read Through, for reading, signing, questions, and fun. It’s a celebration, so of course Champagne and cake will be served.

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Yoga & Writing Workshop, featuring Phyllis Thompson

Manzanita Dunes

Phyllis Thompson will lead a workshop titled Yoga & Writing: Refreshing Body, Mind, and Community, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, October 22, 2016. The workshop happens at Tranquil Treasure beach house, P.O. Box 1091, Manzanita, Oregon.

The price is $110, due October 11. A $25 deposit reserves a place.

Phyllis Thompson, writer, and Theresa Hanks, yoga, offer a one-day workshop to renew visions that connect your purpose and the world. A unique blend of private, playful writing with quiet, joyful yoga in lovely spaces can nourish the spirit.

No experience required. For information, call Theresa Hanks at (503) 521-6148 or email yogaandwriting70@gmail.com.

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