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MBB: I lLove My Library Shopping Event

It's that time of the year again!
Your HOLIDAY shopping will benefit
The Troy Public Libray!

and make your gift count twice!


MBB: Joan Decker discusses & signs her book: Be A Friend Not A Bully, Names Hurt

"Children often face ridicule by classmates over their appearance. I've written this book to encourage them to be themselves. Be strong! Bullies only have power if you give it to them. I mirrored this story after my own childhood experience. You see, I was indeed Rosalina Rabbit. Join Rosalina and her friends on her journey and see the happy ending. - J.M.D."

MBB: Dana Cavalea discusses & signs his book: Habits of a Champion

In his first published book, Coach Dana Cavalea shares 15 lessons about what it takes to become a champion. He shares stories and insights from some of the world’s top performers in sports, life and business.

MBB: Joint Book Signing with Barbara Delaney & Russell Dunn

MBB: Joint Book Signing with Barbara Delaney & Russell Dunn


Barbara Delaney’s newest book, Follansbee Pond Secrets, follows Myrna Duffney, a hunting guide and schoolmarm and her interactions with the members of the ‘Philosophers Camp’ in the Adirondacks during the summer of 1858. Fred LeBrun of the Albany Times Union calls it a “terrific blend of solid history and a rollicking adventure.”


MBB: James Dunn will discuss & sign his book Kidnapping the Prince of Albany

James Dunn recounts the sensational 1933 kidnapping of John O'Connell, Jr. in Albany.  Using declassified FBI files, newspaper accounts and family connections, Dunn reconstructs one of the most notorious crimes of the 20th century.

MBB: Janine De Tillio Cammarata will discuss & sign her new book Saving Atlantis

On September 22nd, Janine De Tillio Cammarata will discuss and sign her newest book, Saving Atlantis.  This is the second volume in the Puzzle Quest series and follows Rose and her growing band of knights as they attempt to save the lost world of Atlantis. An exciting adventure for middle readers.

The Puzzle Quests: Saving Atlantis By Janine De Tillio Cammarata, D.M. LeBlanc (Illustrator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780977691241
Availability: SPECIAL ORDER--Call store for details
Published: Highland Mountain Publishing - September 21st, 2018

MBB: Pamela Traynor will discuss & sign her book Grandparents' Day

Pamela Traynor, the author of 5 children's books, will be signing her newest book at Market Block Books on September 8, 2018.  She shares the special relationship of a grandparent and a grandchild with whimsical rhyme and Tanja Russita's beautiful watercolor illustrations. Grandparents' Day is a joy and just in time to celebrate Grandparents' Day.

MBB: Megeen Mulholland will discuss & sign her book of poetry Orbit

Local poet, Megeen Mulholland will be discussing and signing her newest collection of poetry entitled Orbit.  Celebrating the connection between generations of mothers and children, Mulholland's poetry is described as transformative.

MBB: John Gray will discuss & sign his book, God Needed a Puppy.

Local journalist and newscaster, John Gray, will be discussing & signing his book, God Needed a Puppy.  This popular book was recently published in hardcover and is a beautifully illustrated and touching story dealing with the loss of a pet.

God Needed a Puppy By John Gray, Shanna Brickell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By John Gray, Shanna Brickell (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781640601482
Availability: SPECIAL ORDER--Call store for details
Published: Paraclete Press - August 7th, 2018


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