Fox Cities Book Festival 2017: October 9th - October 15th

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Mon 9th
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

Susan loves to share her journey and process from the little girl to the publishing of her first book, White Lake, with the desire to inspire others to reach for whatever their dream is at anytime in their life.

Tue 10th
1:00 pm -
2:00 pm
 

In a world where hateful rhetoric and deceit have become the norm, finding your voice, summoning your courage, and speaking your truth is more critical than ever.

1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 

Join author Lesley Kagen as she entertains with a presentation interspersed with funny and touching stories, and questions from the audience that can lead who knows where!

Fiction
6:00 pm -
7:00 pm
 

In this timely discussion, Laurie Halse Anderson explores the current state of censorship in America, how everyone came to be so afraid of the real world, and the steps we can take to productively reconcile sensitivity with reality.

6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

Duachaka Her will share the inspiration and making behind Then and Now, a comic book about a girl’s desire to escape her ordinary farm life and the years that follow.

Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

Parenthood, writing and the art of staying sane while doing both.

Fiction
Wed 11th
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 

Tricia Clasen will discuss her debut novel, "The Haunted House Project."

Fiction
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 

Nickolas Butler will read from his newest novel, “The Hearts of Men”, and answer questions from the audience. The event will end with a book-signing.

Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

Nickolas Butler will read from his newest novel, “The Hearts of Men”, and answer questions from the audience. The event will end with a book-signing.

Fiction
Thu 12th
9:50 am -
10:50 am
 

Amit’s men suddenly appeared at the tunnel entrance. “Freeze!” screamed Amit. Jake knew he had to act fast. He fired his MTAR and the man nearest the bomb collapsed.

4:30 pm -
5:30 pm
 

A reading by Callie Bates, author of THE WAKING LAND. Her debut fantasy novel, it has been named both an IndieNext and LibraryReads pick.

Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

"The strangest part about birds falling from the sky? The fact that they're doing it on purpose . . ."

Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

Amit’s men suddenly appeared at the tunnel entrance. “Freeze!” screamed Amit. Jake knew he had to act fast. He fired his MTAR and the man nearest the bomb collapsed.

Fri 13th
10:00 am -
11:00 pm
 

Mark Twain said “The only difference between reality and fiction is that fiction needs to be credible.” How much is fact (real), and how much is fiction?

Fiction
11:30 am -
12:30 pm
 

Susan loves to share her journey and process from the little girl to the publishing of her first book, White Lake with the desire to inspire others to reach for whatever their dream is at anytime in their life.

1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 

Laura Kuehl will present on the theme her book, You’ll Always Be Enough, addresses. Kuehl, who’s overcome numerous struggles, will inspire through her own story of personal growth and self-acceptance.

Fiction
Sat 14th
10:00 am -
11:00 am
 

Do you wonder where authors get ideas? Connie and Peter have caught piranhas, paraded with penguins, and even kissed whales doing research. Dive into the world of Roop books!

10:00 am -
11:00 am
 

“Never give up on a dream because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” Earl Nightingale

Fiction
10:30 am -
11:30 am
 

Laura is an alumnus of Lawrence University, playing (like Niall and Shawn in The Chronicles) both trombone and harp. In addition to writing, she teaches music lessons and hosts the radio program Books and Brews. She lives in Minneapolis with five of her nine children, three cats, and an Irish Wolfhound much like the Laird’s great hunting hounds.

Fiction
10:30 am -
11:30 am
 

What happens when a man tries to fish himself to death but death has other plans?

Fiction
12:00 pm -
1:00 pm
 

Chelsea Bobulski will be presenting on her journey as a writer, focusing on her process for The Wood. Find your inspiration like Chelsea, who says, "As a child, I fell in love with the unique magic of books, the magic of escape. I’ve wanted to be a writer ever since.”

2:00 pm -
3:00 pm
 

The first three books in the series each had different starting points The first was inspired by Door County. The second by the characters, and the third by the plot.

Fiction
2:00 pm -
3:00 pm
 

The author’s reading of key passages of Ginny Moon, followed by a brief discussion of how the book was written, and a Q&A.

Fiction
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