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243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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May 2017
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Story Hour: ABCs

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Every Friday at 10:00 am, Horizon Books offers Story Hour. Come in to hear some stories, do some activities and do a craft.

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Downtown Art Walk: Robert deJonge, THE BEST OF SLEEPING BEAR

May 5 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Robert deJonge calls his artistic collection “Luminchantes,” a process of working with a camera and computer that results in images comprised of layers of color, texture, tone,…

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Author Signing: Robert Muladore, TUEBOR: I WILL DEFEND

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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TUEBOR is the story of an honest, hard-working yet naive young man who chose to leave the safety of civilian life for a career of a dedicated…

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Story Hour: Mommies

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Every Friday at 10:00 am, Horizon Books offers Story Hour. Come in to hear some stories, do some activities and do a craft.

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Live Music: Jim Crockett Trio

May 12 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Singer/songwriter Jim Crockett has been an icon of the Michigan music scene for many years. His "Manistee River Song" and "Last Believer" have achieved anthem status in…

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Author Signing: Pamela Toler, HEROINES OF MERCY STREET: THE REAL NURSES OF THE CIVIL WAR

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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The nurses of the Civil War ushered in a new era for medicine in the midst of tremendous hardship. While the country was at war, these women…

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Author Reading/Talk: Sara Shumaker, MR ROCHESTER

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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For one hundred seventy years, Edward Fairfax Rochester has stood as one of literature's most romantic, most complex, and most mysterious heroes. Sometimes haughty, sometimes tender -…

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Author Signing: Paul Anderson, MODEL CITIZENS

May 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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MODEL CITIZENS features seven stories navigating the part of the human psyche that attempts to reason and process logical conclusions in the midst of difficult and frightening…

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Story Hour: Dr. Seuss

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Every Friday at 10:00 am, Horizon Books offers Story Hour. Come in to hear some stories, do some activities and do a craft.

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Live Music: Songwriters in the Round

May 19 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 16, 2017

Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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The Songwriters will be back with their usual assortment of amazing musicians.

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Author Signing: Eric Wood, THE HORSEMEN: EMBERS OF THE OLD WORLD

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Twenty years ago, the Horse Virus destroyed the Old World. Most of the infected died, but those that survived lived on as something both less, and more,…

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Poetry Reading: Fleda Brown, THE WOODS ARE ON FIRE & Keith Taylor, THE BIRD-WHILE

May 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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THE WOODS ARE ON FIRE is Fleda Brown’s deeply human and intensely felt poetic explorations of her life and world. Her account includes her brain-damaged brother, a…

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Author Signing: Jake Smith, WISH

May 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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James McConnell’s one wish is that his nine-year-old son will finally be healthy enough to play a game of catch. Then he and his wife, Emily, receive…

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Author Signing: Steve Hamilton, EXIT STRATEGY (A NICK MASON NOVEL)

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Nick Mason has been given a true mission impossible: Infiltrate WITSEC, the top-secret federal witness-protection program that has never been compromised, locate the three men who put…

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Author & Illustrator Signing: Amy Hanson & Jan Oliver, FIRE BIRD: THE STORY OF THE KIRTLAND’S WARBLER

May 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Chip-chip-che-way-o! This is the song of the endangered Kirtland’s Warbler. The song skips on the breeze. The birds live in the jack pine forests of Michigan, Wisconsin…

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Story Hour: Eric Carle’s Books

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Every Friday at 10:00 am, Horizon Books offers Story Hour. Come in to hear some stories, do some activities and do a craft.

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Authors Signing: Peg Jonkhoff & Fred Hoisington, PERRY HANNAH’S GIFTS: THEN AND NOW, 2nd edition

May 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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This new edition of the history of Traverse City and Perry Hannah features a Genealogy and Statue appendix. The purpose of this book is to tell a…

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Author Signing: Tracie Barton-Barrett, BURIED DEEP IN OUR HEARTS

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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"They are our companions on Life’s journey…and our memories of them will always be buried deep in our hearts.” In Woodhaven Run, Michigan, Nivie Emerson, Bryn Troxell…

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June 2017
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Story Hour: Sea Life

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Every Friday at 10:00 am, Horizon Books offers Story Hour. Come in to hear some stories, do some activities and do a craft.

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Author Signing: Kristy Kurjan, DREAM SWEET DREAMS and THE MANY WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU

June 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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This Traverse City author of the board book NAP-A-ROO now has two new board books that will charm your youngsters: DREAM SWEET DREAMS and THE MANY WAYS…

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Author Signing: Evelyn Harper, ESSENCE

June 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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“WHY ARE YOU WEARING MY WIFE’S PERFUME?” is the question Josh Lang asks Laura Baker when he rescues her from drowning. Laura, a typical stay-at-home mom, is…

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Story Hour: Gary Bower reads his new books!

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Every Friday at 10:00 am, Horizon Books offers Story Hour. This week will be special, as local author Gary Bower will be here to read his own…

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Live Music: The Jim Crockett Trio

June 9 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Singer/songwriter Jim Crockett has been an icon of the Michigan music scene for many years. His "Manistee River Song" and "Last Believer" have achieved anthem status in…

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Author Signing: Gary Bowers, THE FAITH THAT GOD BUILT series

June 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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The Faith that God Built series by Gary Bower uses the same whimsical style of storytelling as The House that Jack Built, using rhyme to introduce kindergarten…

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Story Hour: Daddies

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Every Friday at 10:00 am, Horizon Books offers Story Hour. Come in to hear some stories, do some activities and do a craft.

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Live Music: Songwriters in the Round

June 16 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 16, 2017

Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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The Songwriters will be back with their usual assortment of amazing musicians.

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Authors Signing: Four Women of the Apocalypse

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Desiree Cooper, KNOW THE MOTHER, Robin Gaines, INVINCIBLE SUMMERS, Mardi Jo Link, THE DRUMMOND GIRLS, and Mary Kay Zuravleff, MAN ALIVE! will all be signing their latest…

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Author Signing: Brandy Shooks, STRATAGEM

June 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Two years ago, Silas Pokagon’s life shattered in an instant, and after endless searching he will finally understand why his destiny is greater than he could ever…

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Story Hour: Counting

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Every Friday at 10:00 am, Horizon Books offers Story Hour. Come in to hear some stories, do some activities and do a craft.

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Story Hour: Little Critter

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Every Friday at 10:00 am, Horizon Books offers Story Hour. Come in to hear some stories, do some activities and do a craft.

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July 2017
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Story Hour: DOGS

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Every Friday at 10:00 am, Horizon Books offers Story Hour. Come in to hear some stories, do some activities and do a craft.

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Story Hour: MICHIGAN

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Every Friday at 10:00 am, Horizon Books offers Story Hour. Come in to hear some stories, do some activities and do a craft.

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Author Signing: Carla Blacker, SALT IN THE WOUND AND THE COURAGE TO FORGIVE

July 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Listen quietly to the sound of your heart as it sings a song of joy. Can you hear it? Can you feel it? Are you aware of…

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Author Reading & Talk: Julie Buntin, MARLENA

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Everything about fifteen-year-old Cat’s new town in rural Michigan is lonely and off-kilter, until she meets her neighbor, the manic, beautiful, pill-popping Marlena. Cat, inexperienced and desperate…

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Story Hour: The BEACH

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Every Friday at 10:00 am, Horizon Books offers Story Hour. Come in to hear some stories, do some activities and do a craft.

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Author Signing: Sally Messersmith, AWAKEN HANA

July 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Sun'hi hears a girl screaming and attempts to rescue the girl. But, the screaming voice is her own. In the midst of this nightmare she finds a…

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Author Signing: Maggie VanGalen, THE ADVENTURES OF KEENO & ERNEST: A NEW FRIEND

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Keeno is a mischievous little monkey, and his best friend Ernest is a clever and responsible young elephant. One day, Keeno meets a fancy new friend who…

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Story Hour: Owls

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Every Friday at 10:00 am, Horizon Books offers Story Hour. Come in to hear some stories, do some activities and do a craft.

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Author Signing: Phil Stagg, WATERFALLS OF MICHIGAN – BOOK 3

July 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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WATERFALLS OF MICHIGAN – BOOK 3 is the definitive guidebook to the waterfalls in the west/central portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. This book includes the waterfalls in…

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Author Signing: Sherri Daley, WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE’RE OVER SIXTY

July 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Those of us who are over sixty are not amused at being compared to aging wine, and certainly not cheese. In this book thirty of us -…

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Author Signing: Linda Hughes, SECRETS OF THE ASYLUM

July 28 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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This novel takes place in 1920s Traverse City, and is about a young flapper who's been away to boarding school in Chicago. She comes of age to…

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Author Signing: Gail DeMeyere, THE SWEATER: A HISTORY

July 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Originally knit as underwear, the sweater is a practical garment with homely beginnings and has evolved as a fashion statement. This book traces the sweater's 300-year history…

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Author Signing: Brandon Graham, GOOD FOR NOTHING and MISSING PEOPLE

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horizon Books downtown Traverse City, 243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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GOOD FOR NOTHING: In Flip Mellis's recent past he had, by his own assessment, his feet planted squarely on terra firma. As a husband and father he…

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