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George Lucas: A Life by Brian Jay Jones

Author Brian Jay Jones to present “George Lucas: A Life”

  • When: Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 7:00 - 9:00pm
  • Where: Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus, Gilchrist Hall Auditorium
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    Join us for an in-depth discussion and multi-media presentation of the life and work of George Lucas.

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Book Festival
May 20, 2017 10am - 6pm
City Hall
Book Festival
May 20, 2017 10am - 6pm
City Hall

Category Archives for Mystery

F.A.Q. – E.A. Aymar’s Reading at the Gaithersburg Book Festival

I hear you’re not reading directly from your book. What gives? Honestly, I still feel guilty about not reciting passages directly from my book during readings. I used to think that a writer’s prose should be so polished and perfect that it fit any context–a reading, a play, the side of a Chipotle cup. Then
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Listen Up! An Audio Interview with Featured Author Allison Leotta

by Larry Matthews New York Times best-selling author Allison Leotta has been called the “female John Grishman.” (She half-jokingly says she would prefer that Grisham be called the “male Allison Leotta.”) And if that’s not praise enough, her writing also has been called “as real as it gets” by USA Today. Allison is a former federal prosecutor in
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A conversation with best-selling novelist Jeffery Deaver

by Larry Matthews Jeffery Deaver is one of the world’s best-selling authors. He regularly sells three million books a year from Mumbai and London to Tokyo and New York. He publishes one book each year, alternating between his famous Lincoln Rhyme (Rhyme is quadriplegic New York detective who is aided by ace investigator Amelia Sachs)
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An Evening with Jeffery Deaver

Mark your calendar to spend an evening with one of the best-selling authors in the world. The Gaithersburg Book Festival and Friends of the Library/Montgomery County are happy to announce An Evening With Jeffery Deaver on April 16 at the Bethesda Library from 7-9pm. Deaver has topped best-seller lists from the New York Times to
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Take a Chance! Come to the Gaithersburg Book Festival!

by Elizabeth Zipf Richard Montgomery High School, Class of 2014 For me, when I’m considering going to something like the Gaithersburg Book Festival, one of the main problems is that I don’t know anyone to go with. What I’ve found, though, is that although you can invite your friends (and should!), you don’t necessarily need
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Q&A with Phillip Margolin

Phillip Margolin, author of “Sleight of Hand,” has written 16 New York Times best-sellers, including “Capitol Murder” and “Supreme Justice.” Each of his books displays a unique, compelling insider’s view of criminal behavior, which comes from his long background as a criminal defense attorney who handled 30 murder cases. With “Vanishing Acts,” he teamed up
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Flash Fiction? Or Narrative Bio?

by Orest Stelmach from his website You step onto the subway, uncertain if you want to be on this train. You’re supposed to meet someone, but you’re not sure you really care. The doors hiss. You turn. They slam shut in your face. Too late now. You’re along for the ride. The train takes off
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Q&A with Jennifer Harlow

Jennifer Harlow is the author of two mystery series – the F.R.E.A.K.S. Squad (“Mind Over Monsters” and “To Catch a Vampire”) and her newest, Midnight Magic (“What’s A Witch To Do?”) . She spent her restless childhood fighting with her three brothers and scaring the heck out of herself with horror movies and books. She
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Q&A with Larry Matthews

Larry Matthews is a former broadcast journalist whose 30+ years as a reporter, anchor, news director, producer and editor provide the background material for many of his books. “Brass Knuckles” is the second book in his Dave Haggard thriller series about a radio reporter with a taste for investigative journalism.  The series takes place in
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Q&A with 2012 Featured Author M.K.Graff

Marni Graff is the author of the Nora Tierney mystery series, set in the UK. “The Blue Virgin” is set in Oxford; “The Green Remains” in Cumbria. Graff is also co-author of “Writing in a Changing World,” a primer on writing groups and critique techniques. She also is the author of a weekly mystery review
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Starts: 05/21/2016 10:00
Duration: 6 hours:
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