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Adair County Book Fair is Saturday, November 4, 2017

Boasts many local authors and four Kentucky State Book Fair participants
Click on headline for complete list of authors who will be present

By Mike Watson

The Adair County Book Fair will take place this Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, from 1pm to 3pmCT. Adair, Green, Russell, Taylor, Marion and other counties represented, as well as Louisville, Lexington, Bowling Green, and Nashville.



Local writers dominate the list
Local writers include the following: Darlene Franklin-Campbell, LouAnn Russell, Tim Roy, Trudy Chelf Harden, Christopher Rowe and his wife Gwenda Bond, Dennis Crump, Donna Jones, Marshall Smith, Ernestine Smith Bennett, Lilburn Roy, Mike Watson, “The Elusive” J.D.G. via representative, Janice Holt & Henry Giles Society, Adair County Genealogical Society.

Linda Marcum Waggener will represent her late mother, Mrs. Geniece Leftwich Marcum; Kayla M. Garrison will be represented and her book.

Dr. John Mark Carter, Russell County, “Young Eyes Witnessed the horrors of the Battle of Mill Springs”... The author weaves a tapestry of drama, emotions, and terrors of a dark period in American in The Parsons' Sons.

Lanny Tucker, Green County, History Among Us: Green County in Photographs, Interviews, & Stories. Mr. Tucker, Green County historian, has produced numerous literary works, among them History Among Us. An accurate history of the development of Green County, highlighting some of its people and places.

Joe Fair, a Vietnam veteran, resides at Campbellsville, will sign Call Sign Dracula: My Tour With the Black Scarves, April 1969 to March 1970. Call Sign Dracula provides an outstanding, valuable and worthy in-depth look into the life of a U.S. Army Infantry soldier serving with the famed 1st Infantry Division—The Big Red One—in Vietnam.

Regional authors will also be available: John M.L. Brown, Nashville attorney with roots in Cumberland County. The Kentucky Way is his first book. He spent about 15 years tweaking it before he finally kicked it out of the nest. The book, which is set in Crittenden County in the 1930s and 40s, was a labor of love for the county and the people who live there.

Mystie Parker, of Louisville, will sign: Jesse's List, Mann Cakes, Hearts in Exile, etc.

Kyle Alexander Romines, of Campbellsville, A Sound in the Dark, The Keeper of the Crows, The Crononaut. Christy Howell-Hoots, resident of Maysville, KY, will be presenting two young adult fantasy fiction novels, one is The Academy.

Misty L. Butler will be in attendance with Finally Spoken: Words of Hope. Ruth Irene Garrett will sign Crossing Over and other titles; her work is based upon the Old Order Amish. She was reared in the Old Order community of Kalona, Iowa. Other titles: Crossing Over, My Amish Heritage, Born Amish.


Kentucky State Book Fair Participants
The Annual Kentucky Book Fair, scheduled for Saturday, November 18, is the premiere book event in the State each year. 2017 shows a change in venue to the Kentucky Horse Park for the first time, it grew too big for Frankfort.

Adair County Book Fair is proud to have four of the KBF authors with us on November 4:

- Joe Keith Bickett, of Raywick, KY, will attend or send a representative with his groundbreaking new book The Origins of the Cornbread Mafia.

- Christopher Rowe, resident of Lexington, but native of Adair, will sign his new book Telling the Map as well as previously published titles.

- Gwenda Bond, resident of Lexington, wife of Adair's Chris Rowe, will sign Lois Lane: Triple Threat,the follow-up to Fallout and Double Down.

- Ann H. Gabhart, resident of Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, is a noted Kentucky fiction author whose recent books of historical fiction and mystery are much in demand. She will sign These Healing Hills and other titles.


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Darlene Franklin-Campbell to be at Adair Book Fair 4 Nov 2017



2017-11-01 - Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, - Photo from Mike Watson.
Darlene Franklin-Campbell is an Adair County native and an award-winning author. Her work has been included in multiple publications, a few of which include Story South, River Walk Journal, Coal Country, Instructor Magazine and the New Madrid Literary Journal. Her poetry won the Mary Ballard Prize in 2012 and her young adult novel, I Listened Momma won the Predators and Editors award the same year. She is a member of the Elizabeth Maddox Roberts Poetry Society/ Darlene's novels include I Listened, Momma (Old Seventy Creek Press), Touched (Martin Sisters Publishing) and Looking for Pork Chop McQuade (Autumn Sky Press). She just released her first children's book, When I was a Kid in Kentucky. The Adair County Book Fair will take place this Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, from 1pm to 3pmCT. Adair, Green, Russell, Taylor, Marion and other counties represented, as well as Louisville, Lexington, Bowling Green, and Nashville.

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Joe Fair, author of Call Sign Dracula to be at book fair.



2017-11-03 - Campbellsville, KY - Photo Book Jacket photo submitted by Mike Watson.
Joe Fair, of Campbellsville, a Vietnam veteran, resides at Campbellsville, will sign Call Sign Dracula: My Tour With the Black Scarves, April 1969 to March 1970. Call Sign Dracula provides an outstanding, valuable and worthy in-depth look into the life of a U.S. Army Infantry soldier serving with the famed 1st Infantry Division"the Big Red One" in Vietnam.

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Ann H Gabhart, noted Kentucky author, to be a Book Fair



2017-11-03 - 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Mike Watson.
Ann H. Gabhart, resident of Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, is a noted Kentucky fiction author whose recent books of historical fiction and mystery are much in demand. She will sign These Healing Hills and other titles at the Adair County Book Fair, from 1pm to 3pmCT. Saturday, November 4, 2017, at the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY.

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Adair Co. Book Fair 2017 - Telling the Map, by Christopher Rowe



2017-11-04 - Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Mike Watson, Adair County Historian & Gardener.
- Christopher Rowe, resident of Lexington, KY, but native of Adair, will sign his new book Telling the Map as well as previously published titles, at the The Adair County Book Fair which will take place this Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, from 1pm to 3pmCT. Adair, Green, Russell, Taylor, Marion and other counties represented, as well as Louisville, Lexington, Bowling Green, and Nashville. - Mike Watson

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