Library advocate Karen Slaughter will be on hand at the Peachtree Corners Barnes and Noble store on Saturday, July 7 for a book-signing event.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Karin Slaughter, bestselling author and library advocate, will appear at The Forum's Barnes and Noble’s two-day Bookfair to benefit the Gwinnett County Public Library on Saturday, July 7. Customers at the Peachtree Corners store can browse, enjoy stories, and sign-up for the library’s Summer Reading Program, as well as benefit the library with their purchases during the fair. The Karin Slaughter book talk and signing will take place at 3 p.m. while the fundraising portion of the bookfair will take place from 9 a.m. on Saturday through 8 p.m. on Sunday. Slaughter will appear after a Curious George themed storytime at 11 a.m. on Saturday morning. Customers who specifically mention the library while checking out at this location anytime …
Atlanta native and bestselling author, Karin Slaughter, will be in Peachtree Corners this Friday to sign copies of her latest book, "Fallen," and raise awareness of the needs of public libraries.
The Washington Post has called her “one of the best crime novelists in America.” But for Atlanta native, Karin Slaughter, author of such bestselling novels as Undone, Broken, Fractured, Beyond Reach, Triptych, Faithless and - her latest release - Fallen, the real crime is the underfunding and outright closing of libraries. “Libraries are the last place any community should cut money,” Slaughter says. “I mean, I understand some things have to be cut, but a lot of these municipalities are gutting the libraries and it’s so short sighted.” A staunch supporter of libraries, Slaughter sites statistics that show a tremendous increase in library usage across the country - up more than 23 percent between 2006 and 2009 – as well as data that …