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Thursday, October 27, 2011
November Events at Schuler Books & Music, Okemos #michlit
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Schuler Books & Music | 1982 Grand River Ave | Okemos | MI | 48864
Richard P. Smith Booksigning!
Richard P. Smith, author of numerous Michigan hunting books, will visit Schuler Books in Okemos to sign copies of his various titles. Deer Hunting, Great Michigan Deer Tales Books 1-5, Stand Hunting for Whitetails, Tracking Wounded Deer, Animal Tracks and Signs of North America, Black Bear Hunting, and Understanding Michigan Black Bear will all be available for purchase and can be signed and personalized by the author! Stop in to pick up these titles for you or your favorite hunter before Deer Season is in full swing!
Friday, November 4 @ 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Free Rein Plays!
Grab a hot drink from our Chapbook Café and enjoy the warmth of our fireplace in the art section while relaxing to the music of Free Rein! Free Rein was established in 1993. Their songs reflect life experiences and expressions of love. CD's will be available for purchase at the event.
Friday, November 4 @ 6:00pm
Talk and Signing with Jerry Dennis author of The Windward Shore: A Winter on the Great Lakes
If you have been enchanted by Jerry Dennis's earlier work on sailing the Great Lakes, canoeing, angling, and the natural wonders of water and sky-or you have not yet been lucky enough to enjoy his engaging prose-you will want to immerse yourself in The Windward Shore, his powerful and insightful new book on winter in Great Lakes country.
Tuesday, November 8 @ 7:00pm
Book Signing with Michael Deeb
Following graduation from Aquinas College, Michael J. Deeb earned his Masters Degree from Michigan State University. The emphasis of both degree programs was American History. Upon retirement from business, Deeb returned to his first love, American History. He has published four Civil War era historical novels, Duty and Honor, Duty Accomplished, Honor Restored and The Lincoln Assassination: Who Helped John Wilkes Booth Murder Lincoln.
Saturday, November 12 @ 11:00am to 1:00pm
Book Signing with Taylor Joseph
Taylor Joseph is an eighteen-year-old who lives in Southeastern Michigan. At age fifteen, she had an idea to write a book about illegal immigration and began writing The Crossing. After a year of writing and many days of research, she finally completed her novel. She has now written six books. Her newest novel The Fight, is about the earthly struggle for a man's eternal soul.
Sunday, November 13 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Talk and Signing with Geraldine Ossman, author of The Slip of the Moon
Geraldine has been writing for many years. After the passing of her mother, who was a painter, she discovered that many of the paintings her mother left behind fit the themes of her own writing. Pairing them together, she has put together The Slip of the Moon, a beautiful book that continues the mother daughter partnership they enjoyed in life.
Wednesday, November 16 @ 7:00pm
Talk and Signing with Virgil Westdale, author of Blue Skies and Thunder
In 1942, Virgil Westdale was a successful young flight instructor then the government ousted him from the Air Corps and demoted him to army private. Having grown up as a Japanese American midwestern farm boy, Westdale had his first taste of Japanese culture when he was sent to train with the all Japanese American unit, the 42nd Regimental Combat Team. He was ultimately transferred to the 522nd Artillery Battalion, where, as a member of the Fire Direction Center, he helped push the Germans out of Italy, rescue the "Lost Battalion" in France, and free prisoners from Dachau Concentration Camp in Germany.
Westdale and the WWII 442nd Regimental Combat Team will be honored with the Congressional Gold Medal on November 2, 2011 in Washington D.C.
Thursday, November 17 @ 7:00pm
eReader Education with our "Gadget Guru"
Don't let technology tread on your book savvy! Whether you are deciding what device to buy, or already have one that you want to use more effectively, come out for a session with our Gadget Guru as he shows you how to stay on top of the book tech wave. Our Guru will even show you how easy it is to shop and buy your eBooks through Schulerbooks.com so you can continue supporting your local bookstore while shopping from home with the click of a button!