Join local Oklahoma authors on Saturday, May 11, 2024, from 12 pm-2 pm CST at Best of Books in Edmond, Oklahoma for a fun author engagement event! Discover new books, have them signed by the authors, and find the perfect gift for Mother's Day!
Milwaukee-born, Maurice Johnson spent his prominent childhood years growing up in El Reno, Oklahoma. A Jazz guitarist, author, entrepreneur, publishing consultant, and motivator, Maurice Johnson is a man of many talents and accomplishments. He enjoys exploring his ancestry and encouraging others to tell their life story.
Dragonfly Summers, A Dream Before Tomorrow is a historical narrative of childhood summers that spans from Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s West Vliet Street, to the red clay dirt roads of El Reno, Oklahoma. Maurice Johnson chronicles stories of ancestry, kinship, and coming of age, documenting the transformative years and unanswered questions of youth, growing up as young Timmy Johnson, throughout the 1960s and 70s. Both dramatic and heartwarming, the summer of 1964 was a pivotal point that changed life forever.
Susan Kite is an Army brat, which means she grew up everywhere. She dabbled in writing when she was younger but didn't get serious until her children were grown. Now it is a contagious disease, and she doesn't want to be cured! She began writing fan fiction but now writes young adult novels. The author lives with her husband in Yukon, Oklahoma.
Voyage of the Sea Dragon: Into the Dream World is pulse-pounding speculative fiction of scientific exploration, environmental conservation, and the strength of the human spirit in the face of unimaginable odds. Get ready to dive into a world where the mysteries of the deep sea collide with the mysteries of the cosmos. Join Lee Zuved and his team as they tackle environmental challenges and unlock the mysteries of the world's oceans, thwart poachers, and unravel secrets hidden deep within the continental shelves. Their ordinary missions take a drastic turn when they stumble on an extraterrestrial threat lurking on the Antarctic continent. As the crew of the Sea Dragon faces an unprecedented challenge, their skills, teamwork, and resilience will be put to the ultimate test.
tear down all the men who did her wrong. One man wants to save her from a life of dysfunction and vengeance, but can she trust him? The story is based on true events lived by the late co-author, Lynn Thomas, and ghostwritten by Amy M. Le.
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