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Lydia Scott, is a counselor, spiritual advisor and addiction specialist.

Realizing Emerald City

Find Your True Power on the Yellow Brick Road Alcoholics Anonymous is a well documented program that has restored hope for millions by changing their lives. True rags to riches stories abound in the original 12-steps’ programs. Why should the “Anonymous people” have the corner on life-changing miracles? Most recovering people wished the rest of …

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Messages to the Heart, Reflections of Beauty and Truth

Written by Elise and Phil Okrend preview by Kathleen Colburn “People are pulled to places. Sometimes they don’t know why. They just listen to the call.” Elise and Phil Okrend have found home in Asheville. Elise’s art is at home here and things have fallen into place in many ways. They also saw the area …

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Book Reviews – July 2014

Discover the History of Asheville’s Albemarle Park by Erin Owens New to Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images of America series is Asheville’s Albemarle Park. The book, written by local authors Stacy A. Merten and Robert O. Sauer, contains 200 vintage images and text that capture the community’s history. Albemarle Park was envisioned as a picturesque mountainside …

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Photo: Jennifer Schatten

Book Reviews – June 2014

Two Novelists: Elizabeth Gilbert & Jeannette Walls Malaprop’s bookstore will present two ticketed events this month. Catch Jeannette Walls for a discussion and signing of The Silver Star on June 6, and Elizabeth Gilbert for a discussion and signing of The Signature of All Things on June 27. Jeannette Walls: The Silver Star Jeannette Walls …

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Readings & Booksignings

Monday, August 4 at 7 p.m. DESHA PEACOCK, Create the Style You Crave on a Budget You Can Afford.

Tuesday, August 5 at 7 p.m. Young Adult Panel featuring Ann Aguirre, Beth Revis, Alexandra Duncan & Megan Spooner.

Sunday, August 10 at 3 p.m. TOM FRANKLIN and BETH ANN FENNELLY, The Tilted World.

Monday, August 11 at 7 p.m. Small Press & Self Published Authors.

Wednesday, August 13 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Alternative treatments for ADHD: Feeding the Brain with Coach Rudy, LCSW

Wednesday, August 13 at 7 p.m. WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES, salon with Andrea Olson, MA, Min.

Thursday, August 14 at 7 p.m. STEPHANIE PERKINS, Isla and the Happily Ever After.

Friday, August 15 at 7 p.m. SARAH CREECH, Season of the Dragonflies, romance.

Saturday, August 16 from 10-11 a.m. Slam Asheville, ages 12-21 open mic poetry slam.

Monday, August 18 at 7 p.m. The Great Escape Mystery Panel.

Saturday, August 23 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Booktopia celebration of authors.

Sunday, August 26 at 7 p.m. MARTHA WOODROOF, Small Blessings, debut novel.

Thursday, August 28 at 7 p.m. CATHERINE FAHERTY, Asperger’s, What Does It Mean To Me?, second edition.

Saturday, August 30 at 3 p.m. JEANIENE FROST, The Beautiful Ashes, new series.

Sunday, August 31 at 3 p.m. ANN B. ROSS, Etta Mae’s Worst Bad-Luck Day.

Malaprops Bookstore/Cafe
55 Haywood St., Asheville, NC
(828) 254-6734