The Martin County Library System is excited to announce that the 2023 BookMania!, sponsored by The Library Foundation of Martin County, will take place on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at the Jensen Beach High School Performing Arts Center, 2875 NW Goldenrod Road in Jensen Beach, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
BookMania! is FREE and open to the general public. Lunch from the Martin County Sheriff's Office BBQ team will be available for cash-only at the event. Authors will participate in one of multiple panel discussions featuring emerging and prominent writers. Titles by guest authors are represented through the library’s regular, Martin’s Most Wanted, and eBook collections.
BookMania! 2023 schedule:
8:45 Welcome – Sue Whittington
9:00-9:45 followed by signing
Florida Nonfiction – Peggy Chittum
- Clay Henderson - Forces of Nature: A History of Florida Land Conservation
- James Clark - Florida Literary Luminaries
10:10-11:10 followed by signing
Thriller/Suspense – Amanda Brack
- Alex Finlay - What Have We Done
- Mary Kubica - Just the Nicest Couple
- Megan Miranda - The Only Survivors
11:30-12:30 followed by signing
Love, Friendship, and Ever After’s – Linda Weiksnar
12:30-1:15 signing/lunch break – Sheriff Grill Team items for cash purchase
1:15-2:15 followed by signing
Historical fiction – Paula Hundt
- Brendan Slocumb - The Violin Conspiracy
- Fiona Davis - The Magnolia Palace
- Madeline Martin - The Librarian Spy
This popular program has received national recognition for its stellar authors, record attendance, and impressive Barnes & Noble book sales. For more information, visit www.library.martin.fl.us and search for “BookMania!” or call 772-288-5702.
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