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Book Signing at Manassas Museum on April 30

Provided by John F. Blair, Publisher James Gindlesperger, author of ARLINGTON: A COLOR GUIDE TO AMERICA’S MOST FAMOUS CEMETERY (978-0-89587-677-5, $24.95 paperback), will be signing books at the Manassas Museum (9101 Prince William St., Manassas)  on Sunday, April 30 at 1:30 p. m. Most Americans have heard of Arlington National Cemetery, yet many of those interred rest in obscurity. This …

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Author Michael McCarthy to Present and Sign Copies of New Book – Confederate Waterloo

Provided by Savas Beatie LLC Author Michael McCarthy will be signing copies of his new book, Confederate Waterloo: The Battle of Five Forks, April 1, 1865, and the Controversy that Brought Down a General. The event is at 1:30 p. m. on Sunday, April 2 at the Manassas Museum (9101 Prince William Street, Manassas). For more information visit manassascity.org/211/Manassas-Museum-System. General Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia had been locked into the sprawling defenses surrounding the logistical …

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Author Noah Andre Trudeau Presenting and Signing Copies of Lincoln’s Greatest Journey

Provided by Savas Beatie LLC Author Noah Andre Trudeau will be presenting and signing copies of his newly released book, Lincoln’s Greatest Journey: Sixteen Days that Changed a Presidency, March 24 – April 8, 1865. The event is on Sunday, March 19th at 1:30 p. m. at the Manassas Museum (9101 Prince William Street, Manassas). For more information: manassasmuseum.org. March 1865: The United …

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“Sexual Assault: The Ultimate Teen Guide” being released on December 15

Provided by Olivia Ghafoerkhan Olivia Ghafoerkhan’s “Sexual Assault: the Ultimate Teen Guide” is being released on December 15. This nonfiction book contains factual and up to date information on sexual assault, including resources for teen survivors and friends of survivors, as well as stories from twenty-eight survivors of sexual assault. Sherry A. Falsetti, Ph.D., a prominent expert in trauma and PTSD …

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Mahogany Books Protecting and Promoting African-American Culture and Voices

By Tracy Shevlin | Photo by Rob Jinks Mahogany Books, owned by husband and wife team, Derrick and Ramunda Young, is an online book retailer promoting and preserving the literature of the African-American culture. Unlike many online retailers, the Youngs and Mahogany Books strive to maintain visibility in the local community and spend their time promoting literacy. Prince William Living caught …

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Author Gene Barr to Present and Sign Copies of New Book

Provided by Savas Beatie LLC Author Gene Barr will be signing copies of his book, A Civil War Captain and His Lady: A True Story of Love, Courtship, and Combat. The event is at 6:00 p. m. on Friday, December 2 at Prospero’s Books (9129 Center Street, Manassas, VA). For more information visit prosperosbooksva.com/. More than 150 years ago, 27-year-old …

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New Book: Navigating the Fall and Winter Seasons of Giving at Work

Provided by Wise Ways Consulting Fall starts a season of workplace multicultural miscommunications. It is a time for various holidays and observances from a vast array of religions and cultures. These celebrations then roll into the complications of Thanksgiving, and ultimately the office protocol jumble of Christmas and Hanukkah with its company parties, gift exchanges, and annual bonuses. It’s natural …

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“Baby You are Loved: The Beginning”

Provided by Cydny A. Neville Local author, educator, and community activist Cydny A. Neville has published the first installment in a children’s series – “Baby You Are Loved: The Beginning!” A wise person once said to “create the things you wish you had when you were younger.” “As a single parent, friends of single parents, and Parent Educator, I realize …

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Haymarket Resident Selected as Distinguished Professional in Her Field by Women of Distinction Magazine

Provided by Celeste Johnson-Matheson Celeste Johnson-Matheson, Chief Executive Officer, Keep Me Near the Cross (K.M.N.T.C.), LLC, has been recognized with an Excellence Award as a Distinguished Professional in her field through Women of Distinction Magazine. Celeste Johnson-Matheson will be featured in an upcoming edition of the Women of Distinction Magazine in 2016/2017.   Celeste Johnson-Matheson, Chief Executive Officer of Keep Me …

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Prince William Public Library November Highlights

Provided by Prince William Public Library System The Prince William Public Library System (PWPLS) offers a number of programs throughout the year for all ages including families, children, teens and adults. PWPLS would like to highlight some of those programs and events below. Please visit our website (pwcgov.org/library) to learn more about all of the events offered for the month. …

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