On Thursday, December 4, 2014, Charlotte area folks have the perfect opportunity to get gifts for all the readers in their family. Take a trip to the Mint Museum Uptown at 500 S. Tryon Street from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m for the Charlotte Observer’s Authors for the Holidays event. There, you can purchase books from any of the dozens of authors who will be there, eager to sign their works for you.
The scheduled authors include Charlotte celebrity author Kathy Reichs, the writer of the Bones series and producer of the television series, the Charlotte Observer’s own Kathleen Purvis, who will be signing her book, “Pecans and Bourbon,” the Mint Museum is the place to be. Also on hand to sign will be Jason Mott, author of “The Wonder of All Things,” Charla Muller, author of “Pretty Takes Practice,” Karen Luddy, author of the YA book “A Bewilderment of Boys,” and Mark deCastrique, mystery writer and author of “Risky Undertaking,” Sarah Crosland whose book gives you “100 Things to Do in Charlotte Before You Die,” and poet Glenn Proctor, author of “Kicking Bottles, News & Dust: An Autobiography – 50 Years of Poems.”
There aren’t many opportunities in Charlotte that allow you to be among so many talented writers at one time. Even better, when you buy a book, you’ll get a one-day, 50 percent discount on admission the museum and a 10 percent discount at the delicious Halcyon Restaurant. It’s a great deal and a great opportunity to meet and discover amazing authors.