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Author Signing: Tom Daldin, Under the Radar Michigan: The Next 50

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

In this, our second installment, chapter by chapter we take you along with us on our ‘next’ fifty episodes. Get ready to discover cool Michigan cities, interesting people, incredible restaurants, romantic spaces and great places to vacation with the whole family. You’ll climb to the top of the Mackinac Bridge; go cliff diving in Lake Superior; savor the flavor of fantastic foods; ride the North Pole Express; meander through magnificent museums; explore great parks, trails and places to camp; fish the great lakes; meet people making a difference and have unbelievable urban adventures. You won’t believe what’s right in your own backyard.

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Author Signing: Barbara Carney-Coston, To the Copper Country: Mihaela's Journey

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

In 1886, eleven-year-old Mihaela embarks on a journey from Croatia to the Keweenaw Peninsula, also known as Michigan's Copper Country. Mihaela's papa had made the trip two years beforehand in order to work in the copper mines so that he could send money back home, but a painful eye disease has left him vulnerable in a new land and in need of the skills of his wife, an expert healer. And so Mihaela, her mother, and two younger brothers leave their family farm in Croatia for what they assume will be a brief visit to America, only to find themselves faced with a great many challenges and a stay that will not be temporary after all.

   

Author Signing: Michael J. Thorp, The Great Lakes Trivia Test

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This test is about the people, places and history of Michigan and the Great Lakes. Who was the famous Michiganian known as Leslie King? Why is room 401 at Detroit's Grace Hospital thought to be haunted? What soda pop company was founded in Michigan? Learn the Who, What, Where, When and Why of Michigan. Take the test, let's see what you know.  Now, there is a second book, THE (EVEN) GREATER GREAT LAKES TRIVIA TEST!

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Author Signing: Daniel Tollefson, Financial Sense: A Guide to Financial Freedom

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
 
Everyone needs a little help managing their money. This book offers different solutions to help you survive with limited funds. Not everyone makes six figures, so I tried to emphasize those who are not making as much. The book can be used by any salary level. Are you using what little you have wisely?
   

Story Hour: Alastair Heim Books!

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Every Friday at 10:00 am, Horizon Books offers Story Hour.  Come in to hear some stories, do some activities and do a craft.  This week we have a special treat!  The author has sent us an autographed copy of each of his four books, to be given away to some of the lucky attendees!

   

CHECK OUT UP FRONT FRIDAYS!

On the third Friday morning of every month Horizon Books is the place for Up Front Fridays, a conversation focused on events in the Grand Traverse region and aired on Up North TV. Always full of interesting guests, Up Front Fridays has its finger on the pulse of Traverse City. Tune in to find out what's happening in your town!

UpNorth TV is available to Charter Cable subscribers on analog Channel 97 and digital Channels 2 and 992 from Manistee to Cheboygan in Michigan's northwest lower peninsula. Shows are also broadcast and archived on upnorthmedia.org. Click the logo to the right to watch right now!

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
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