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Insights with Author Jonis Agee Insights with Author Jonis Agee

The author of the Omaha Reads 2017 selection "The Bones of Paradise" shared insights into her book, writing and what most effected her.
The author of the Omaha Reads 2017 selection "The Bones of Paradise" shared insights into her book, writing and what most effected her.
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Jonis Agee Visits Abrahams Branch Jonis Agee Visits Abrahams Branch

The author of the Omaha Reads 2017 selection "The Bones of Paradise" visited Abrahams Branch to discuss her novel on 9/14/17.
The author of the Omaha Reads 2017 selection "The Bones of Paradise" visited Abrahams Branch to discuss her novel on 9/14/17.
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Q & A with author Lydia Kang Q & A with author Lydia Kang

By Omahalibrary
Local author Lydia Kang has three new books out this year. Her adult fiction debut, “A Beautiful Poison” came out in August 2017, her first…
Local author Lydia Kang has three new books out this year. Her adult fiction debut, “A Beautiful Poison” came out in August 2017, her first…
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Omaha Reads author discusses her novel Omaha Reads author discusses her novel

Omaha World-Herald: Author of Omaha Reads selection will discuss her Nebraska-set novel at free event
Omaha World-Herald: Author of Omaha Reads selection will discuss her Nebraska-set novel at free event
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Q & A with Omaha Reads author Jonis Agee Q & A with Omaha Reads author Jonis Agee

By Omahalibrary
Nebraska author Jonis Agee shares insight into the writing and research behind "The Bones of Paradise," which is the 2017 Omaha Reads title.
Nebraska author Jonis Agee shares insight into the writing and research behind "The Bones of Paradise," which is the 2017 Omaha Reads title.
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Q & A with author Ted Wheeler Q & A with author Ted Wheeler

By Omahalibrary
Omaha author Theodore Wheeler’s first novel Kings of Broken Things hits shelves August 1, 2017. Learn more in this Q&A with Wheeler.
Omaha author Theodore Wheeler’s first novel Kings of Broken Things hits shelves August 1, 2017. Learn more in this Q&A with Wheeler.
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Tips for Working with Libraries Tips for Working with Libraries

Find out how to connect with OPL and get your book out there!
Find out how to connect with OPL and get your book out there!
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Story Slam at Benson Pizza Shoppe Collec… Story Slam at Benson Pizza Shoppe Collec…

By Omahalibrary
Adults compete by sharing stories about their "awkward years" at the Benson Pizza Shoppe Collective!
Adults compete by sharing stories about their "awkward years" at the Benson Pizza Shoppe Collective!
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Author finds healing through writing Author finds healing through writing

By Egetzschman
A local author uses the library to get started with telling his story.
A local author uses the library to get started with telling his story.
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General Writing Reference Sources General Writing Reference Sources

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Helpful tools for any writer.
Helpful tools for any writer.
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Custer in Nebraska: The Royal Buffalo Hu… Custer in Nebraska: The Royal Buffalo Hu…

By Brigette Dugas
Already established as an Indian fighter on the Great Plains, George Armstrong Custer’s 1872 visit to Nebraska wasn’t for war, but for…
Already established as an Indian fighter on the Great Plains, George Armstrong Custer’s 1872 visit to Nebraska wasn’t for war, but for…
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Cassandra Clare Visits Omaha Cassandra Clare Visits Omaha

By Brigette Dugas
2016 is the year of bestselling author visits for Omaha, Nebraska!
2016 is the year of bestselling author visits for Omaha, Nebraska!
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