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BookMania! 2024: Historical Fiction

March 2 @ 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

BookMania! 2024 hosts authors Talia Carner, Patti Callahan Henry, and Katherine Reay for a panel about historical fiction . Moderated by former library foundation president Paula Hundt, the authors discuss themes of perseverance, empowerment, and escapism through historical fiction. Signing to follow the panel discussion. Talia Carner is the former publisher of Savy Woman magazine and a lecturer at international women’s economic forums. The Boy with the Star Tattoo is her sixth novel. Patti Callahan Henry is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of several novels, including Surviving Savannah and Becoming Mrs. Lewis . She is the cohost and cocreator of the popular weekly online live web show and podcast Friends and Fiction. Katherine Reay is a national bestselling and award-winning author. She publishes both fiction and nonfiction and holds a BA and MS from Northwestern University.

Since its inception in 1995, BookMania! has hosted over 450 emerging and best-selling authors, attracting participants from all over the United States. All panels will be recorded and shared on Martin County Library System’s YouTube page after the festival.

Funding is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Book Festival Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Friends of the Library of St. Johns County. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

March 2 @ 2:15 pm -
March 2 @ 3:15 pm


Presenter Information:
Paula Hundt, Former Library Foundation President, Moderator Talia Carner, Author, The Boy with the Star Tattoo Katherine Reay, Author The Berlin Letters Patti Callahan Henry, Author, The Secret Book of Flora Lea
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Event Venue:

Jensen Beach High School
2875 NW Goldenrod Rd.
Jensen Beach, Florida 34957
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Venue Phone:
(772) 219-4968

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