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“Lavender Fields” by Natalina Reis set to release in July

Provided by Hot Tree Publishing Local author Natalina Reis, writer of Desert Jewel, is set to release a brand-new novel in July 2017 with Hot Tree Publishing. Reis’s exciting new M/M paranormal romance opens up the world of angels in a whole new light. Sky Heavensent may be able to fly and guide the souls of the recently departed to the …

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Author Appearances at Manassas Museum – June 2017

Provided by Savas Beatie LLC Authors Ryan Quint and Tom Clemens will be presenting and signing copies of their new books,  Determined to Stand and Fight: The Battle of Monocacy, July 9, 1864 (Quint) and The Maryland Campaign of 1862, Volumes III. Ryan Quint’s event is at 1:30 p. m. on Sunday, June 11 at the Manassas Museum (9101 Prince William Street, Manassas). For more information, visit manassasmuseum.org/. Tom Clemens’ event will be two …

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“Mommy, I Want to Dance”

Provided by Tasha Fuller In a beautiful story about perseverance and determination, Amira is encouraged to follow her passion for dance. Trying every dance she can imagine, Amira is discouraged when Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop and other traditional dances don’t quite hit the mark. Learn how Amira takes the road less traveled to find the dance that satisfies her soul. …

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The Brass Compass: Hidden Figures of the OSS Celebrated with the 75th Anniversary

Provided by Ellen Butler Ellen Butler is a local, award-winning author whose grandfather was a WWII cryptographer. She is also a member of The OSS Society. On July 18, 2017, Butler will be presenting A Celebration of the OSS 75th Anniversary ~ Highlighting Women’s Contributions, Weapons, and Training at the Freedom Museum in Manassas. Sabotage. Seduction. Couture dresses with hidden pockets. …

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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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