Each month, book reviewers nominate specific Young Adult books to the Teens Read Too website as worthy of receiving the coveted Gold Star Award for Excellence. Dee Marie of Oswego Town has been notified that her novel has earned the site’s Gold Star Award for Excellence.
Maria Sokolovskaya, a cookbook and “yoga for the face” author, visited inside the Canal Commons at Taste the World Specialty Foods and Coffee recently.
Several Frederick Leighton Elementary School students were rewarded for their artistic efforts and had a question and answer lunch with the author.
Richard Horan takes readers on a quest to locate and collect seeds from trees belonging to some of America’s most influential literary and historical figures. His journey to the homes of his idols gleans revelations related not only to their individual merit and contributions, but also the influence their life and work has had over his own development as a writer and educator.
The Oswego Reading Council would like to invite you to hear author Hope Marston (http://www.hopeirvinmarston.com/) speak on April 13 at the Tavern on the Lock from 4:30 – 7 p.m.
After retiring from teaching, Hope Marston embarked on a career as an author of children’s books. She has 32 books to her credit with more on the way. Marston will be the featured speaker at the April 13 meeting of the Oswego Reading Council.
On Thursday, the author of The Kept Secret and The Soma Man, told members of the Oswego Sunrise Rotary about writing novels. The process of writing his first book taught him many lessons about publishing and editing books. He is editing his third book which he hopes will be out this summer.
Julia Becca, local author, was at Backstreet Books in Fulton on Saturday to promote her newest novel, “Her Demons of Passion.” Becca’s advice to young writers: “Don’t give up.
Backstreet Books will host a very special event as they welcome local author Julia Becca for a book signing on Oct. 16.
The goal is to not only bring the Oswego community together through Greg Mortenson’s book (Three Cups of Tea), but also raise awareness and encourage a world view that advocates understanding and tolerance.