Menomonie author’s children’s book on drag gets national attention | Chippewa Valley News

MENOMONY (WQOW) – A local author’s book about a child who makes moves, has received national attention and has brought both positive and negative reactions. Great wig by Jonathan Hillman is about a magical wig and a child who dresses in drag to compete in a quarter of a costume contest. Hillman, who grew up … Read more

Crooked Media collaborates with the publishing house Zando on book publishing

A leading progressive media company, founded by three former members of the Obama administration, has formed a book imprint with the independent publisher Zando NEW YORK – A leading progressive media company, founded by three former members of the Obama administration, has formed a book imprint with the independent publisher Zando. On Tuesday, Zando announced … Read more

Liz’s Book Club is looking for contributions | Local news

The 14th annual edition of “Liz’s Book Club” is still looking for contributions. Every summer, readers of Kenosha News join this “club”, which shares favorite titles through your local newspaper. Our list covers all kinds of books, from the latest thrillers to classics. It’s easy to join: Just tell us about a great book (fiction … Read more

Walla Walla AAUW is planning a book sale fundraiser on the fourth of July in the park | Community

The Walla Walla Branch of the American Association of University Women will once again this year host a fundraising booth at UB’s annual Fourth of July in the Park. The event is Monday, July 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Pioneer Park. AAUW will sell a selection of paperback fiction along with picture, … Read more

In a new book, Linden explores life, loss and the potential for change | Books

At a time in history when many people waver back and forth between fearing change and getting tired or outraged by it, a local writer provides a third answer: Leading change and being part of the solution. Russell M. Linden has been inspired and comforted in hard times by stories from the Torah about how … Read more

Local poet publishes children’s poetry book | Local news

Especially for The News Herald HICKORY – A Hickory-based poet has teamed up with a local illustrator to engage children in the world of poetry. Scott Owens has published a book called “Worlds Enough: Poems For and About Children (and a few grown-ups)”, a children’s poetry collection illustrated by Missy Cleveland and published by Redhawk … Read more

10-year-old Lafayette girl sets up Little Queer Library and offers free LGBTQ, banned books | Entertainment / life

While the adults quarrel about possibly banning books and movies from public libraries and removing book exhibits during the Pride and Black History months, a 10-year-old Lafayette girl takes steps to ensure LGBTQ-themed and banned books remain available. Cora Newton creates what appears to be the area’s first Little Queer Library. It will join dozens … Read more

Former Reds pitcher remembered with pleasure in new book authored by OU degree | News

When John Kiesewetter was a boy growing up in Middletown, he never dreamed he would write a book. But this achievement is now just one of many accolades on the Ohio University graduate’s resume. And now he’s returning to his college roots to catch up with some of his OU friends and to autograph his … Read more