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Monday, December 9th, 2013

Read Them All!

“Reading…SWAG is like sitting on Granny’s porch swing eating a piece of pound cake with a sleeping cat wrapped around your ankles,” says syndicated columnist and author Celia Rivenbark. “You feel full, warm, and, most of all, grateful to be a Southerner..."
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Monday, December 9th, 2013

Appearing at NWF State College Friday, Dec. 13

The organization’s mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect, protect children in Okaloosa and Walton counties, and restore the lives and futures of these impacted children. In 2012, ECCAC served 729 children and their families in a child-friendly environment...
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Friday, November 22nd, 2013
Before taking pen to paper, Bethea was designing water and wastewater infrastructure around the south. Today, as a mother of four spirited boys and a licensed professional engineer in Alabama, Florida and Georgia, Bethea blends her scientific capabilities with creative attitude to write educational books for kids...
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Friday, July 19th, 2013

"Being happy in what you’re doing is the most important thing."

Gripp is a native of the Pittsburgh area, and holds Bachelor’s and Master of Science degrees from Penn State. She taught at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and in the Pittsburgh public schools. She also was licensed as a stockbroker and real estate broker, working respectively in Pittsburgh and Buffalo, New York...
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Friday, April 26th, 2013

First the Facts, Then the Fiction

The novel is set in 1920s Alabama. Protagonist Curtis Lowe, a black teenager, gets thrown into the state prison’s convict-lease system, a nightmarish form of post-Civil War slave labor that was all too prevalent...
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Friday, April 12th, 2013

The Pure Trilogy Comes to Niceville

Baggott is the award-winning author of 17 books under her own name, as well as pseudonyms Bridget Asher and N.E. Bode. In addition to The Pure Trilogy—for which the film rights have recently been acquired by Fox 2000—Baggott is best known for penning bestsellers like Girl Talk...