Books

Gritty love story at heart of ‘Nothing But the Bones’

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 10 Apr 2024 · 0

A “full-on rock star” launch of Brian Panowich’s “Nothing But the Bones” is scheduled for April 16 at the Book Tavern.

Woman’s words of encouragement find way into Lysa TerKeurst devotional

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 29 Mar 2024 · 0

Holly Murray’s piece about spending five minutes with God has been published in a devotional book through Thomas Nelson.

Bite into ‘Dracula’ at USC Aiken’s Center for Lifelong Learning

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 05 Jan 2024 · Comments Off on Bite into ‘Dracula’ at USC Aiken’s Center for Lifelong Learning

Dacre Stoker, the great-grand nephew of Dracula’s author, will present a three session class in March. Registration began Jan. 3.

Book on Augusta’s legendary Black caddies set for April 2 release; author events planned

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 29 Dec 2023 · Comments Off on Book on Augusta’s legendary Black caddies set for April 2 release; author events planned

Former Augusta Chronicle sports editor Ward Clayton has updated his 2004 book focusing on the Black caddies of the Augusta National. He will be in Augusta at several April events.

‘Captain Happiness’ promotes joy in his books

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 13 Oct 2023 · Comments Off on ‘Captain Happiness’ promotes joy in his books

Avner Even-Zohar has written 18 books.

Award-winning author to speak at Book Tavern Sept. 25

By Staff Report · 20 Sep 2023 · Comments Off on Award-winning author to speak at Book Tavern Sept. 25

Award-winning author Susan Beckham Zurenda will speak at the Book Tavern Sept. 25.

Second edition of ‘The Story of Edgefield’ published

By Staff Report · 17 Sep 2023 · Comments Off on Second edition of ‘The Story of Edgefield’ published

The Edgefield County Historical Society has released the second edition of an Edgefield County history book.

‘Dracula’ author has blood connection to Aiken

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 15 Sep 2023 · Comments Off on ‘Dracula’ author has blood connection to Aiken

Vampires live in Dacre Stoker’s family tree.

Vera Stewart celebrates new cookbook and season 12 of her TV show

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 22 Aug 2023 · Comments Off on Vera Stewart celebrates new cookbook and season 12 of her TV show

The VeryVera Show expands into 42 metropolitan markets this season.

Filmmaker follows different path, creates comic and novel

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 13 Aug 2023 · Comments Off on Filmmaker follows different path, creates comic and novel

Storytelling is what Karlton Clay does. For many years, he channeled his stories through film and other video. Now, he’s shifted to print.

Column: ‘There’s no place like Oz’ for area author

By Ron Baxley Jr. · 03 Jul 2023 · Comments Off on Column: ‘There’s no place like Oz’ for area author

Correspondent Ron Baxley Jr. shares about his experience among Wizard of Oz lovers from around the world at Oz-Stravaganza.

Graphic novelist realizes longtime dream

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 20 Feb 2023 · Comments Off on Graphic novelist realizes longtime dream

Jeremy Mace had his initial idea for a graphic novel two decades ago. Saving Mister Creep was released in December 2022.

Rescued rabbit subject of children’s book

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 03 Jan 2023 · Comments Off on Rescued rabbit subject of children’s book

A rescued rabbit and kindness are the focus of a children’s book.

Little House on the Prairie actress visits Book Tavern

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 22 Nov 2022 · 1

Karen Grassle spoke at the Book Tavern Nov. 21.