MN Author

Brainerd native Lissa Carlino has written her first novel about an empowered young woman who struggles with addiction  It's called Woman Enough.   Lissa will be doing a book signing at Stonehouse Coffee in Nisswa on July15th at 1pm.  Her books are also available at We Are Clinic in Brainerd - to raise money for confidential reproductive health.

Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux is an actress, a writer and an entertaining, effervescent storyteller.  In addition to the children's novels she writes, Rose also creates and performs something she refers to as interactive fairy tales.  Currently on tour sharing her interactive fairy tales at libraries across northern Minnesota,  we caught up with her while she was in  Grand Rapids.  She talked with us about her work and what people can expect at her

The Virginia Public Library holds their 2nd annual "Queen City Reads" this week.  Events are Tuesday February 26th at noon, and the author will be at the library on Thursday March 1st at noon. 

The chosen book is written by MN mystery writer Allen Eskens.  It is  "The Deep Dark Descending". 

MN author Alison McGhee has a new book out for adults, "Never Coming Back".  It's the story of the complexities of the mother daughter relationship.

Susan Kedzie is a visual artist, a jeweler, a scientist and a teacher.  She's passionate about making the world a better place and that mentality flows into all of her work.  Her first children's book, A Thousand Purring Cats, is a story about ordering a collection of cats via a cat catalog.   It's also a book about emotional healing and getting through the rough patches in life.