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MBB: Bill Halpin book signing

Newlywed Will Battese finds himself homesick and overwhelmed after following his ambitious wife, Shannon, to New York City. When a surprise pregnancy shreds their already meager budget, Will drops out of college and settles for work at a low-end diner. There, a small act of kindness draws the attention of Victor Degas, a man with an unsettling presence and deformed eyes. Victor's appearance throws Shannon and Will into a thrilling tale involving kidnapping, an ancient cult with demonic rituals, and an unreliable agent from the Roman Catholic Church.

The Cult of Eden: Book One of the Unrisen By Bill Halpin Cover Image
ISBN: 9781789040623
Availability: SPECIAL ORDER--Call store for details
Published: Cosmic Egg Books - October 1st, 2019

MBB: Louis Vendetti book signing: My Disability Doesn't Define Me

In this honest and insightful book, My Disability Doesn't Define Me, Vendetti shares with us his personal journey as a young man with Cerebral Palsy. Through his years in elementary school, secondary school, and then college, Vendetti and his mom quickly learned that advocating for himself required more than just a meeting with the school and some paperwork. It required a strength, perseverance, and resilience that Vendetti had to discover from within.

My Disability Doesn't Define Me By Louis a. Vendetti Cover Image
ISBN: 9781732293205
Availability: Usually Ships in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Inbetween Publishing - December 5th, 2018

MBB: Walt McLaughlin book signing: Great Wild Science

In "Deep Forest Ruminations," the main narrative in this collection, the author develops a philosophy tempered by the wild while camped with his German shepherd dog on a pristine lake in the West Canada Lakes Wilderness. Leading up to this experiment in staying put, the twelve shorter narratives and personal essays brought together here focus more on backpacking and snowshoeing in the Adirondacks over the course of two decades, both alone and with others.

The Great Wild Silence: Ruminations and Excursions in the Adirondacks By Walt McLaughlin Cover Image
ISBN: 9780990334385
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This book cannot be returned.
Published: Wood Thrush Books - July 5th, 2018

MBB: Reed Alexander book signing: Inhuman Error

Book One of the UPD Novella SeriesSomething has emerged from the lake waters of Houston to slaughter partying campers. A special unit of the FBI is dispatched to investigate and stop the murders. The Unnatural Perpetrator Department, division of the FBI, is a unit of agents that specialize in the mystical, the occult, and the divine. They are tasked with hunting and stopping serial killers of 'unnatural origins.'Enter Agent Dianna Saferstein, a gifted criminal profiler from a mundane background.

MBB: Diana Waite book signing: The Architecture of Downtown Troy


The Architecture of Downtown Troy: An Illustrated History (Excelsior Editions) By Diana S. Waite, Gary David Gold (Photographer) Cover Image
By Diana S. Waite, Gary David Gold (Photographer)
ISBN: 9781438474731
Availability: BACKORDERED-no date available
Published: Excelsior Editions/State University of New Yo - September 1st, 2019

MBB: Carol & Jim McCord book signing: Two Lenses - Four Europes

During their many travels to countries in Europe, Jim and Carol McCord have seen and responded to the world around them through two different lenses--Jim through the lens of emotive wordsmithing and Carol through the lens of striking visual imagery. In this beautiful collection of poems and photographs from their travels in England, France, Greece, and Spain, the two lenses come together in one seamless offering of artistic expression.

Two Lenses-Four Europes By Jim McCord, Carol McCord (Photographer) Cover Image
By Jim McCord, Carol McCord (Photographer)
ISBN: 9781947067639
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Published: Shanti Arts LLC - January 8th, 2019

MBB: James Dunn book signing: Kidnapping the Prince of Albany

A local true crime story

From the back cover:

In researching his genealogy, the author was surprised to discover a personal link to the Albany, New York, 1933 kidnapping of John O'Connell, Jr -- one of the crimes of the century. The O'Connells were prominent leaders in Albany, with connections all the way to the governor's office.

Kidnapping the Prince of Albany: John O'Connell Kidnapping of 1933 By James Dunn Cover Image
ISBN: 9780692348994
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This book cannot be returned.
Published: James Dunn - November 3rd, 2014

MBB: Reed Alexander book signing: In the Shadow of the Mountain

Reed Alexander will be signing his new book, In the Shadow of the Mountain, on August 10th from 11am to 1pm.  In the quiet town of Kodiak Lake, deep in the Adirondacks, some people have begun acting oddly and others are terrified.  What is stalking this winter wonderland seeking refuge inside the residents of this sleepy town- and what is watching from the shadows with far too many eyes?


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