★ Home and away with Tracee de Hahn

Tracee de Hahn is the author of Swiss Vendetta, the first of the Agnes Lüthi mysteries published by St. Martins/Minotaur. Book two, A Well-Timed Murder, is scheduled for release in Feb 2018. She took a break from edits on her second book to talk with us about her inspirations. BOOK CITY ★ Roanoke: Let's start with your… Continue reading ★ Home and away with Tracee de Hahn

★ Roanoke Readers: The longstanding Salem Young Women’s Book Club

Founded in 1993, the Salem Young Women's Book Club actually began as the Salem Women's Book Club. When one generation invited in the next, they added the descriptor. With an atypical format, they're a well structured group, which contributes to a near quarter-century run. Current President Carol Buriak filled us in on how it all… Continue reading ★ Roanoke Readers: The longstanding Salem Young Women’s Book Club

★ Carolyn Roth on stewardship, God and hard work

Dr. Carolyn A. Roth's writing is at the intersection of spirituality and environmental stewardship. Both a Master Gardener and a Tree Steward, she created the award winning Bible Garden at St. John Lutheran Church in Roanoke. At READ LOCAL, the nurse-psychologist will feature two books: Out of the Shadows: Exposing the Power of Bible Women, and God as Gardner: Exploring… Continue reading ★ Carolyn Roth on stewardship, God and hard work

★ READ LOCAL at the Salem Museum: Saturday, May 20

SAVE THE DATE: The Salem Museum and Historical Society will host readers and area writers on Saturday, May 20, for READ LOCAL: A Celebration of Local Authors. This is the first year for the event which will take place in the museum's galleries. The day will include signings and book sales by two dozen local authors. Watch for more on the event in… Continue reading ★ READ LOCAL at the Salem Museum: Saturday, May 20