"A delight, full of heart and hijinks and humor . . . McDougall is a gifted storyteller who gets to the heart of the human-animal connection." --John Grogan, author of Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog
"One hell of a suspense novel." —Stephen King
Kansas native Scott Thomas returns to The Raven to share his latest novel, VIOLET. Books will be available for sale and signing.
Selected by Library Journal as one of the best horror books of 2019"The sheer, skin-crawling fright is masterful. Thomas has crafted an indelible story...all wrapped in a supernatural shroud that unfurls from the heart of America. Whether or not thoughts can breathe, books certainly can, and Violet does exactly that." --Jason Heller, National Public Radio
The activist and TED speaker Megan Phelps-Roper reveals her life growing up in the most hated family in America
The second book in a heart-stopping trilogy that follows the captain of an all-female ship intent on taking down a vicious warlord's powerful fleet.
Come meet Lindsey Yankey, local illustrator of the new picture book My Grandma and Me. Lindsey will read from her book which tells the story of a close bond between a girl and her grandmother as well as a friendship across cultures and religions. Ms. Linda will be accompanying Lindsey with stories, songs, and crafts. Copies of My Grandma and Me will be available for purchase from The Raven Book Store.
In a true tale of a young girl in Iran and her grandmother, this beautiful ode to family celebrates small moments of love that become lifelong memories.
In this big universe full of many moons, I have traveled and seen many wonders, but I have never loved anything or anyone the way I love my grandma.
Poet Laureate of Kansas (2017-2019) Kevin Rabas teaches at Emporia State University, where he leads the poetry and playwriting tracks and chairs the Department of English, Modern Languages, and Journalism. He has eleven other books, including Lisa's Flying Electric Piano, a Kansas Notable Book and Nelson Poetry Book Award winner.
An Emma Watson "Our Shared Shelf" Selection for November/December 2018 • NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2018/ MENTIONED BY: The New York Public Library • Mashable • The Atlantic • Bustle • The Root • Politico Magazine ("What the 2020 Candidates Are Reading This Summer") • NPR