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“The Healthy Jewish Kitchen” by Paula Shoyer

Rebecca Barnes Publisher, Prince William Living For years my mother used her copy of “Jewish Cookery”  by Leah Leonard, which is considered a classic. I love it too but often wondered about Gluten-free and vegetarian lifestyles that are more mainstream today. How does todays kosher cook accommodate these needs? Paula Shoyer, THE kosher food expert, and best-selling author, has released …

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Therapy Dogs School Readers of All Ages on Bus Safety

Provided by All Things Writing, LLC “Do you know how to ride the school bus safely? These dogs do!” That’s how the description of Spumoni and Friends: We Can Ride the Bus begins. The just-released children’s book from Fabulous Fluffs Publishing, with story by Lisa Marino and photos by Lynn Peters, was edited and designed by Bristow-based All Things Writing, …

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Award-Winning Author Launches Latest Book at First Friday in Manassas

By Emma Young Belinda Miller, renowned creator of fictional fantastical worlds and a Manassas resident, also knows how to create fantastical events. The award-winning author is launching Reunion, the last installment of The Ragwort Chronicles, in a free, immersive event which includes viewing original art based on the series by Manassas-based Emily Thomson, along with aged vinegar, fresh olive oil, …

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“Blind Magic” to be Released Nov. 18

Provided by Hot Tree Publishing Natalina Reis, writer of Desert Jewel and longtime resident of Prince William County, is set to release a brand-new novel, Blind Magic, in November 2017 with Hot Tree Publishing. Many of the settings in Blind Magic were inspired by locations in Prince William County and surrounding areas. In Natalina Reis’s whimsical novel of spells, desire, …

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Book Launch at Jirani Coffeehouse Nov. 10

Provided by Afua R. Jones Afua R. Jones is an Encourager, Author, Empowerment Speaker, Mentor and Entrepreneur. Deciding to write a self-development book was really an afterthought.  What Afua was really after was finding a way to get comfortable in her own skin and develop a way to live and work in her passion. In her debut, To Change The …

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Montclair Author Releases “Hidden in Plain Sight”

Provided by Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco Hidden in Plain Sight by Montclair author Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco will be published through an imprint of ABC-Clio, Praeger, at the end of this month (Oct. 31). Pimp-controlled sex workers, exploited migrants, domestic servants, and sex trafficking of runaway and homeless youth are just a few of the many forms of sex trafficking and labor trafficking going on all …

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Author Doug Crenshaw to Present and Sign Copies of His Book

Provided by Savas Beatie LLC Author Doug Crenshaw will be presenting and signing copies of his book, Richmond Shall Not Be Given Up: The Seven Days’ Battles, June 25-July 1, 1862. The event is at 1:30 p. m. on Sunday, Oct. 8 at the Manassas Museum (9101 Prince William Street, Manassas). For more information visit manassasmuseum.org In the spring of 1862, the …

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National Book Festival is September 2

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) This year’s Library of Congress National Book Festival will take place on Saturday, September 2 at the Washington Convention Center. This free event is a wonderful opportunity for readers to ask their favorite authors where they get their inspiration for a particular storyline, character, or scene. Authors will give reading from their latest …

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MahoganyBooks partners with AfricanAncestry.com to host an Author Talk

Provided by MahoganyBooks MahoganyBooks, an online bookstore that specializes in books written for, by, or about people of the African Diaspora, is excited to partner with AfricanAncestry.com, the world leader in tracing maternal and paternal lineages of African descent, to bring MahoganyBooks presents an Author Talk & Book Signing with Michael Twitty to the Gateway Arts District in Mt. Rainier, …

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NOVA students complete prestigious internship program at Virginia Tech

Provided by Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Six students from Northern Virginia Community College participated in paid internships at Virginia Tech during summer 2017 through the National Institutes of Health Bridges to the Baccalaureate Scholars Program. The students are Tiffany Fabian and Gary Fortenberry of Manassas, Jeroko Greene of Gainesville, and Matthew Emanuel, Kareem Omeish and Muneeza Syed of Woodbridge. …

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