Come join us on Sunday April 30, 2017 to meet seven local authors and learn about their books at the Hilliard Author Book Signing brought to you by the Hilliard Arts Council and Destination Hilliard
1 to 3 p.m.
(1:00 p.m. Meet the Authors and learn about their books 1:50 p.m. Book Signing and Reception)
Admission is free and any donations accepted will go to to benefit Hilliard Arts Council.
Authors include (See Press Release for Details):
- Sandra Akers
- Brian Lidle
- Shannon Upton
- Christy Sturtz
- Rick McGivern
- Rick Isbell
- Ed Rothacker
Each author will have a supply of their books for sale.
Some authors only accept cash.
For more information: email The Hilliard Arts Council
Hilliard Author Book Signing
HILLIARD, OHIO— The first Hilliard Author Book Signing is slated for Sunday, April 30th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center, 5425 Center Street. This collaborative event sponsored by Destination Hilliard and Hilliard Arts Council will feature seven Hilliard authors featuring children to adult books on a variety of topics. Meet the authors at 1:00 p.m. followed by book signings at 2:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Sandra Crum Akers: 21 novels set in Circleville, Chillicothe, Waverly, Ironton, and Wilmington, Yellow Springs, Washington CH, Peebles, Sinking Spring, West Union, and other small towns of southern Ohio. All are mystery suspense with six have ghosts in them.
Rick Isbell: Blame It On The Monsters! When the three Malarky kids are caught making a mess, they blame it on the Monsters. The more they lie, they bigger the monsters get. Join them on this colorful and messy adventure of monster mayhem. My Mom, My Hero! Mrs. Yamashiro’s 2nd grade class has a fun project today. Each one of them will be able to give a presentation, which features that special lady in their lives. MOM! My Mom, My Hero is dedicated to the special women in our lives who take care of us day in and day out; whether it’s a gentle hug, words of encouragement, bandaging boo-boos, or loving us to the moon and back.
Brian Lidle: Awaken and Rise John is a successful leader who achieves greatness while building his life’s legacy. His commitment to making a difference and to live a life that matters is obvious. His work ethic and leadership skills are second to none, but John has a problem. He believes that he isn’t enough. He believes in order to make a difference he has to be who others want him to be. John looks in the mirror and he doesn’t recognize the person staring back at him.
Rick McGivern: The Oasis Plan: When an explosion rocks Hoover Dam, Colonel Daniel Archer of the Army Corps of Engineers is chosen to lead the reconstruction effort, but soon discovers a secret power struggle within the government over a futuristic plan to bring water to the western states. Five Cities: Colonel Daniel Archer is back, this time teaming up with a local TV reporter, as they uncover secret government plans to prepare the country for the global catastrophes to come. The military has big plans for our future, but can Archer survive those who would silence him and should he reveal the shocking truth about the future?
Ed Rothaker: Keys to Glory : Imagine attending a parochial grade school for eight years, never missing Sunday Mass for twelve years straight, memorizing catechism, playing by the rules but not knowing God. Not knowing for sure you’ll make it to heaven, and not even knowing why you’re here. Sadly, there are many with a similar experience. Ed Rothacker was one of them. His journey to find the truth began in an unlikely setting, a night club. How did he finally find peace with God and experience total forgiveness? “Keys to Glory” tells how God used Ed’s music to guide him to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ!
Christy Sturtz: Just Try It Georgie!: Georgie the Giraffe doesn’t want to try new foods, including any of the foods giraffes normally eat. One morning he sets out to find something he thinks he could eat. He meets many of his friends along the way who offer to help him, but will he have enough courage to try a new food? Just Try It, Georgie! introduces African animals as fun, lovable characters and is filled with interesting facts about each animal in the story.
Shannon Upton: Whether you embrace structure or cherish flexibility, learn how to use organization as a tool to clear out the clutter that really matters: the clutter in your spirit. In her first book, Organizing You, Shannon Upton takes you on a journey to discover your spiritual clutter—those thoughts and fears that keep you feeling frazzled and overwhelmed. Her second book, Building Your House, is about applying those organizing skills in your home. She’ll help you to clear out your spiritual clutter as you organize your belongings and household routines—even with children, and possibly a less-than-organized spouse!