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Local Author K.R. Flanagan @ McKay Used Books
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us from 12-3 in hosting local author K.R. Flanagan.

K. R. Flanagan is the author of the Fæ Prince of Fir Manach series, a young adult, historical fantasy trilogy. Her characters inhabit a world that is a seamless blend of medieval historical fiction and fantasy built from her affection for and extensive knowledge of Irish, English, and Scottish history, myths, and legends. She is a voracious reader who resides in a suburb of Washington, D.C. with her husband, her children, and a house full of pets named for some of her most beloved fictional characters.

Local Author Jenny Werner @ McKay Used Books
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Children’s author Jenny Werner brings people together in her book, My Padres Baseball Game, where a little girl and her dad spend the day throughout the Baseball park. Jenny has two daughters and is wife to a Navy service member. She wrote this story as a gift to her husband while stationed in San Diego.

Local Author Michael Thompson @ McKay Used Books
Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come and join us as we host local author Michael Thompson!

Michael Thompson is an award-winning author and illustrator from Northern Virginia. His debut novel, World of the Orb, earned national acclaim in the Feathered Quill Book Awards, and his latest publication, Winslow Hoffner’s Incredible Encounters, brings his trademark humor, adventure, and dynamic character ensembles into a folkloric fantasy setting.

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Local Author Keesha Caldwell @ McKay Used Books
Mar 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Keesha Caldwell will be joinging us on March 30th from 1pm to 4pm.
Keesha Gibbons Caldwell is an author who knows a great deal about caregiving.  She feels that her caregiving journey has provided great lessons in life, thus she shares her poetic experiences that she hopes will warm your heart and provoke a movement of genuinely caring for our elderly and senior citizen members of our world.  Healing!
Local Children’s Author Ed Ehlers @ McKay Used Books
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us on April 20th from 12pm to 3pm.
Brothers and books with a purpose. It started with a simple trip to the woods, like most weekend mornings.  It turned into a series of children’s books and affiliations with local non-profit organizations.  Max & Tucker Adventures are a series of children’s books by local author Ed Ehlers.
Local Author Kristina Knapp @ McKay Used Books
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Kristina Knapp will be joining us on May 11th from 11am to 2pm for an author meet and greet.
Kristina Knapp is a self-published author and musician. Imperial Legends is a blend of Science Fiction fantasy with a twist of anime themes.

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Are you a local author? If so, we would love to host a meet and greet for you to meet your local community and share more about what it is you do! We also sell lots of local authors works!

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