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Learn How to Publish Your Own Book

March 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

It is said that everyone has at least one book in them. Whether that’s true or not, for many the only way to get published is to take the self-publishing route. It’s not an easy path, but it can be worth it. Fame and fortune are far from certain, but there have [...]

Poverty and Profit in the American City

March 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Our friend Roger Baylor at the NA Confidential blog directed our attention to this: From Harvard sociologist Matthew Desmond, a landmark work of scholarship and reportage that will forever change the way we look at poverty in America – Evicted: Poverty and Profit in [...]

100 Things to Do in Louisville Before You Die

March 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

We all understand the concept of the “bucket list.” Whether we’ve done it yet or not, visiting Niagara Falls is on most of our bucket lists. Kevin Gibson thinks there’s plenty to do without even filling up your gas tank and tells us about it in 100 [...]

Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize

March 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

Today the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance announced that the annual SIBA Book Award has been renamed The Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize, as a tribute to one of the South’s most beloved writers. The re-dedication of the award, which has been in the works [...]

Monday Digest: Oscars, Podcast & More

February 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

NEWS: The movie based on Andy Weir’s The Martian was shut out in last night’s 88th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, but Michael Lewis can bask in reflected glory from the Oscar® awarded to The Big Short for Best Adapted Screenplay from [...]

Dorsey Event a “Blast”

February 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Tim Dorsey, New York Times bestselling author of 19 Serge Storms novels, delighted a crowd of fans Sunday at Destinations Booksellers. As is Tim’s norm, he corralled the fans together for a group picture (seen above) to add to his collection and to share on social [...]

The Storms [Serge] Moving North

February 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

It’s official. Best-selling author Tim Dorsey has crossed the Florida state line and is working his way north to New Albany, Indiana. Arts Along the Ohio, Taco Steve, and Destinations Booksellers host Tim Dorsey this Sunday, Feb. 28, to introduce Tim’s 19th [...]

Tim Dorsey Returns

February 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

We’re thrilled to bring back one of our all-time favorite novelists, Tim Dorsey, Sunday at 2 p.m. as part of his 2016 National Coconut Cowboy Book Tour..   Tim is the most recent recipient of the John D. MacDonald Award for Excellence in Florida Fiction, an [...]

Insider Tells All On Camm Trials

October 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

One author has the most topical book around. The other offers up a rousing bit of historical fiction. We have a doubleheader author appearance on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 2 p.m. William Abbott, a long-time probation officer here in Floyd County, will unveil his new [...]