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Author Alley brings variety and the community together for a fundraiser benefiting Arlington library

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ARLINGTON, TX, August 19, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Barnes and Noble, The Parks at Arlington, located at 3881 S. Cooper St. Arlington TX, 76015 will host an event, Author Alley, Saturday September 20th. from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. benefiting the Arlington library. Organized by Progressive Rising Phoenix Press, the event will include story-telling, guest speakers, kid's activities, and author's signing copies of their work. Barnes and Noble, a continual supporter of book fair fundraisers is always looking for new ways to support libraries, schools and youth organizations. The Author Alley event will offer a variety of genres, local and out of state authors, activities and fun. Adding the educational factor, interview an author, ask questions about character, plot, and story line development. Save the date and invite your family, friends, and of course bring the kids!

Author and Illustrator Linda Boyden, Redding, CA. The Blue Roses, from Lee and Low Books. Winner of their first New Voices Award and two other national awards including Cooperative Children's Book Center Choices list of recommended titles. Powwow's Coming, by the University of New Mexico Press. Giveaways: An ABC Book of Loanwords from the Americas also the University of New Mexico and Press and Boy and Poi Poi Puppy ... A Tale of Puppy Love published by Progressive Rising Phoenix Press. Coming soon, Roxy The Reindeer, tentative release date, November 2014. http://www.lindaboyden.com

Author Amanda M. Thrasher, Aledo, TX. Titles: The Greenlee Project, life-fiction. Critical real-life issues that tweens and teens face today, bullying and cyber-bullying. Address the victim, how even good kids can get caught up in cyberbullying, the effect on family, friends and their communities. The Ghost of Whispering Willow, Mischief Series: Mischief in the Mushroom Patch, A Fairy Match in the Mushroom Patch, There's a Gator Under My Bed and Sadie's Fairy Tea Party. What If...A Story of Shattered Lives (Part of the Texas Municipal Education Center DRSR (driving on the right side of the road program). http://www.amandamthrasher.com

Author Jannifer Powelson, Princeton, IL. Rachel Raccoon and Sammy Skunk Series: Rachel and Sammy visit the prairie, Rachel and Sammy learn about Trees (Readers favorite), Rachel and Sammy visit the Forest, and Rachel and Sammy learn to conserve. Also, When Nature Calls a cozy mystery, first installment of the series. http://janniferpowelson.blogspot.com

Author Don M. Winn, RoundRock, TX. Don M. Winn is the founder of Cardboard Box Adventures award winning books, each book has a theme that parents can use to illustrate a common life lesson. Also, award-winning author of the popular Sir Kaye the Boy Knight series. The Kinighting of Sir Kaye, Book 1, available now, and The Lost Castle Treasure Book 2 tentative release fall 2014. http://www.donwinn.com

Author Jeanette Vaughn, Dallas, TX. Jeanette Vaughan, award winning writer and story teller. Author of award winning Flying Solo, Solo Vietnam and Waiting in the Wings . Authors Amy Gallagher, Good Girl Gone Plaid, Annette Bridges, Queen of Damned Good Advice, and Mark Bowlin, The Texas Gun Club, Victory Road, For God and Country, will join her. http://jeanettevaughan.wordpress.com

Author Brandy Herr, Granbury, TX. Author of Haunted Granbury. Co-founder of the Granbury Ghosts and Legends Tour and the co-host of the annual Granbury Paranormal Expo. Member of the ghost hunting team Research and Investigation of the Paranormal, and has participated in several ghost hunt investigations in and around Granbury. Her love of sharing the ghost stories of her historic hometown led to her writing Haunted Granbury. http://www.granburytours.com/Pages/default.aspx

Author Rita Cook, Dallas, TX. Author of Haunted Dallas, most recently published a book titled A Brief History of Fort Worth with The History Press. She also co-wrote a book called Tourist Town Guides: Fredericksburg, Texas. Haunted Fort Worth tentative release, fall will be her next title.

Author Emma Gingerich, Arlington, TX. Runaway Amish Girl: The Great Escape published by Progressive Rising Phoenix Press. Her memoir captivates even the timidest reader. Disagreeing with the Amish up-bring and traditions, Emma at the age of eighteen leaves the fold and starts a life on her own. http://runawayamishgirl.com/tag/emma-gingerich/

Author Anna Albergucci, Abilene, TX. The Phoenix Degree, book one of the Phoenix Degree Saga series, published by Progressive Rising Phoenix Press. First book of the seven book series. Second installment Phoenix Unbound will be released soon. http://www.annaalbergucci.com

Author David C. Hughes, Aledo, TX. Titles include The Epiphany of Joy (tentative release date to be announced) and Melted Clowns published by Progressive Rising Phoenix Press. http://davidchugheswriter.com

Author Martha Faulkner, Aledo, TX. She will sign The Pug That Survived Katrina, and Just Like Magic -The Cat That Saved the President, will be her second published book, tentative release date, spring 2015.

Author Kristin Bryan, Aledo, TX. Has four titles inspired by her sisters open-hearted approach to life. Mrs. Crawdad Comes Home, Mrs. Crawdad Gets Homesick, Mrs. Crawdad at Moonlight, and Mrs. Crawdad and the Bayou Bully.

Author Chrissy Szarek, Dallas, TX. Bestselling, award winning author of romantic suspense and epic fantasy romance. Collision Force, Chance Collision, Calculated Collision, Sword's Call, Love's Call, The Tartan MP3 Player, The Fae Ring. http://www.caszarek.com

Author John Smith, Plano, TX. Award winning novelist and screenplay writer. Titles include Aberrant Endings, Wrongful Wish, Jester, Finding Katie, Delayed Flight, Deadly Affairs. http://www.writersalcove.com

Author Caroline K. Dixon, Westlake, LA. Author of Providence For A First Mom. Experience love from the perspective of The First Mom. A true story. http://carolinekdixon.com

Schedule and additional details coming soon!

Progressive Rising Phoenix recognizes that the publishing industry has changed. Our program is not a fit for every author and every author is not a fit for Progressive Rising Phoenix. We are building a selective list. For this reason we do not solicit authors but do accept submissions.

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