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PANEL DISCUSSION: “Literary vs. Genre Fiction: Real Distinction or No Difference At All? hosted by Jenny Milchman
This event will be held at Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck, NY.
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At his event, moderator Jenny Milchman
will lead fellow authors KELLY BRAFFET
, Carla Buckley
and Therese Walsh
in a conversation that examines many of our biases and assumptions about literature. Namely, is there any such thing? Or are all books created equal? Audience participation will be encouraged, so be sure to come armed with questions and thoughts to discuss.
Jenny Milchman is a writer of literary suspense who grew up in Montclair, NJ, and now lives in Morristown, NY. In addition to her writing, Milchman also produced and co-hosted the popular author panel discussion series "Writing Matters" in Montclair. The series ran for four years and was the subject of many in-depth articles in Shelf Awareness and numerous other trade publications. Topics ranged from elements of writing craft, to the book and publishing business. Milchman's debut novel, Cover of Snow, met with critical acclaim. Her latest novel Ruin Falls will be out on April 22 from Ballantine Books. KELLY BRAFFET is the author of the novel Save yourself (2013) from Crown Publishing. Her previous works include the novels Josie and Jack and Last Seen Leaving, and her writing has been published in The Fairy Tale Review, Post Road, and several anthologies. She attended Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University and lives in upstate New York with her husband, the author Owen King.
Carla Buckley was born in Washington, D.C. She has worked as an assistant press secretary for a U.S. senator, an analyst with the Smithsonian Institution, and a technical writer for a defense contractor. She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with her husband, an environmental scientist, and their three children. Her novels include Invisible, and The Things That Keep Us Here, Her latest novel, The deepest secret,is due out this month from Bantam Books. Therese Walsh's second novel, The moon sisters, will be published on March 4th, 2014 by Crown (Random House). Her debut, The Last Will of Moira Leahy, was named one of January Magazine’s Best Books of 2009, was nominated for a RITA award for Best First Book, and was a TARGET Breakout Book. Therese is the co-founder of "Writer Unboxed", a website that focusses on the craft and business of fiction. Before turning to fiction, Walsh was a researcher and writer for Prevention magazine, and then a freelance writer, with hundreds of published articles on nutrition and fitness.
Location: Street: 6422 Montgomery St., Suite 6 City: Rhinebeck, Province: New York Postal Code: 12572-0482 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Jenny Milchman Signs in San DIego
signs Ruin Falls
in San Diego.
Jenny will also be signing in Redondo Beach on June 7th.
Details to follow.
Location: Street: 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Additional: Ste 302 City: San Diego, Province: California Postal Code: 92111-1040 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Jenny Milchman - Ruin Falls
Thursday May 29th at 5:30 Jenny Milchman
presents her latest, Ruin Falls
. Liz thought she knew her husband well, a rock solid guy, uber smart, and used to being in control. Until the day her two children were snatched and everything she relied on is in question. The family had been off on vacation, taking 8 year old Reid and 6 year old Ally to visit their grandparents and spend time on the farm where Paul grew up in western New York. The grandparents have not been a big part of the children’s lives, Paul and his parents were estranged long before he met Liz. They spent a long day on the road, tiring as only a road trip with small children can be when it is hot, there are many miles to travel, and the landscape lacks the kind of roadside attractions to keep the children interested. Liz sank into her hotel bed exhausted, waking ready for another day in the car only to find her children gone. Panic sets in; Liz is ready to do anything to find her son and daughter. As time wears on, she realizes the man she trusted more than anything, may be her betrayer. There are so many secrets between them, Liz will have to be clever and pay close attention to find her children. One of the aspects I liked most about this book is the way the children were involved in their situation and took an active part in the story, plucky kids. The pace is fast, there is adventure, a bit of romance, and a unique plot.
Her earlier novel, Cover of snow, is also a fast paced, engrossing story. Nora husband is a copy, steady and brave. On a snowy morning she awakes to find he committed suicide. Everything she counted on and believed in changes. No note is left explaining why this man who loved his family, his job, his community would take his own life. When Nora begins to search for the reasons behind her husband’s death, people get nervous.
Both books are set in the Adirondack Mountains of New York State. Nature and the landscape are enhance the stories.
Sign up to attend by calling 541-593-2525, e-mailing email@example.com or stopping by Sunriver Books & Music. The event is free, everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served and we will have drawings for prizes.
Location: Street: PO Box 1990 Additional: Sunriver Village Building 25C City: Sunriver, Province: Oregon Postal Code: 97707 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Jenny Milchman | Ruin Falls
Last year, suspense writer Jenny Milchman
traveled from coast to coast with her husband and two small children touring the country with her first book, the thriller Cover of Snow. Roughly 35,000 miles, 125 hotel rooms and more than 400 bookshops, libraries, book clubs and schools later, she’s ready to hit the road all over again with her upcoming release, Ruin Falls
. Milchman was inspired to write “Ruin Falls
” after driving cross-country three times with her family to visit bookstores.
The story follows a mom, dad and their two kids on a family vacation as they leave behind their home in a secluded part of the Adirondack Mountains for the children’s grandparent’s farm in western New York. The mother, Liz Daniels, feels on edge, but can’t quite pinpoint the source of her anxiety. The drive to the farm is long and exhausting, so the family decides to stop at a hotel to get some rest. But when Liz checks in on her children the next morning, all her fears become reality–the children have disappeared without a trace. And though Liz quickly realizes what has happened to them, that is only the beginning of her nightmare,and her quest. Now she must get them back.
Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of Ruin Falls The King's English.
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Location: Street: 1511 South 1500 East City: Salt Lake City, Province: Utah Postal Code: 84105 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Author Event - Ruin Falls with Jenny Milchman
In a suspenseful follow-up to her critically acclaimed Cover of snow
, Jenny Milchman
ratchets up the tension with this edge-of-your-seat story of a mother determined to find her missing children.
Liz Daniels has every reason to be happy about setting off on a rare family vacation, leaving her remote home in the Adirondack Mountains behind for a while. Instead, she feels uneasy. Her children, eight-year-old Reid and six-year-old Ally, have met their paternal grandparents only a handful of times. But Liz's husband, Paul, has decided that, despite a strained relationship with his mother and father, they should visit the farm in western New York where he spent his childhood.
On their way to the farm, the family stops at a hotel for the night. In the morning, when Liz checks on her sleeping children, all of her anxiety from the day before comes roaring back to life: Ally and Reid are nowhere to be found. Blind panic slides into ice-cold terror as the hours tick by without anyone finding a trace of her kids. Soon, Paul and Liz are being interviewed by police, an Amber Alert is issued, and detectives are called in.
Frantic worry and helplessness threaten to overtake Liz's mind--but in a sudden, gut-wrenching instant she realizes that it was no stranger who slipped into the hotel room that night. Someone she trusted completely has betrayed her. Liz knows that Ally and Reid are safe, but she will stop at nothing to find them and get them back. From her guarded in-laws' unwelcoming farmhouse to the deep woods of her own hometown, Liz follows the threads of a terrible secret to uncover a hidden world created from dreams and haunted by nightmares.
Location: Street: 617 2nd St City: Davis, Province: California Postal Code: 95616-4620 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
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