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Author Event

Dick Weinman

Thanks for Messing up my Life


Monday, September 12, 2016
Grass Roots Books and Music
7:00 pm


Thanks for Messing up my Life is the title of the story by Dick Weinman which has been published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Gratitude. Dick’s story is one of the 101 selected from the thousands of submissions.Thanks for Messing up my Life tells the story of how Dick survived a life changing traffic accident, while at the same time enduring the pain of his wife, Ginny’s, inexorable battle with Alzheimer’s. Dick thinks he is a better person because his previous life was wrecked and he has helped – as trite as it sounds – to make a difference. 


*The author will be reading and signing books at this event.




Author Event

Gina Ochsner

The Hidden Letters of Velta B.


Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Grass Roots Books and Music
7:00 pm


Summoned to his mother’s bedside as she nears the end of her life, young Maris must hear a new version, his mother’s version, of his own story. Maris was born knowing things: his very large, very special ears enable him to hear the secrets of the dead, as well as the memories that haunt his Latvian hometown. With humor, heart, and her characteristic "luminous writing [and] affection for her characters" (New York Times), Gina Ochsner creates an intimate, hopeful portrait of a fascinating town in all its complications and charm.


*The author will be reading and signing books at this event.



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