Books & Authors

Fall Author Events

Presented by MCDL and the Friends of MCDL

Mary Kay Andrews photo and book covers

Mary Kay Andrews
Wednesday, November 9, 7:00 pm
Brunswick Middle School Auditorium, 1483 Pearl Rd., Brunswick
Free event! No registration required

Mary Kay Andrews is the bestselling author of 24 novels including The Homewreckers, The Newcomer, and Hello, Summer. She also has a cookbook, The Beach House Cookbook. A native of St. Petersburg, Florida, Mary Kay was a journalist before writing fiction. She divides her time between Atlanta and Tybee Island, Georgia, where she plots storylines, has kitchen adventures, and fixes up old beach homes with her husband of 40 years.
Book sale and signing to follow.
Browse titles by Mary Kay Andrews.

Book Discussion
Wednesday, November 9, 3:00 pm, Highland Library
Seating is limited, register online

Mary Kay Andrews discusses her latest novel, The Homewreckers.

Will Hillenbrand photo and book covers

Will Hillenbrand
Saturday, November 5, all ages, register online
10:30 am, Buckeye Library
1:30 pm, Brunswick Library
4:00 pm, Medina Library

Meet Will Hillenbrand, author and illustrator of more than 70 books for young people. Learn how a book is created – from idea, to story, to drawing the pictures – with Will’s fun and fascinating multimedia presentation.
Browse titles by Will Hillenbrand.

Jess Montgomery image and book coverJess Montgomery
Thursday, September 29, 6:30 pm, Brunswick Library, register online

Jess Montgomery is the author of the Kinship historical mystery series, set in 1920s Appalachian Ohio and based on Ohio’s first female sheriff.
Book sale and signing to follow.
Browse titles by Jess Montgomery.

Shelley Shepard Gray image and book coverShelley Shepard Gray
Tuesday, November 15, 5:00 pm, Lodi Library, register online

NY Times best-selling author and Medina County’s most-read inspirational author shares her newest publications in her first appearance since returning to Ohio.
Book sale and signing to follow.
Browse titles by Shelley Shepard Gray.

Good Medicine in Bad Places
Tuesday, November 8, 6:00 pm, Medina Library, no registration required

Col. Edward Horvath, retired U.S. Army combat physician, is the highest-ranking medical officer to divulge his experiences during the War on Terror. He recounts his memoir, Good Medicine, Hard Times: Memoir of a Combat Physician in Iraq, through spoken word and photos.


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