African Proverbs for All Ages: Universal Wisdom from Around the Corner

Longtime Great Falls resident Nelda LaTeef is an award-winning children’s author and illustrator. Her latest children’s picture book, African Proverbs For All Ages, which she illustrated and co-collected with noted anthropologist and educator Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, is being published by Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan and was just released November 30. This inspiring work has already garnered […]

Behind the Scenes with Best-Selling Local Author David Baldacci

Local author David Baldacci just released his latest book in April 2021—sure to be the next best seller. But there is so much more to this local writer. Come with me behind the scenes to learn a little more about the man and his process for creativity. A Gambling Man David Baldacci’s most recent book, A […]

You know him as a best-selling author of page-turning thrillers, with over 130 million books in print.  But it might surprise you to learn that David Baldacci lives, works and plays in in our community.  A native Virginian, he and his wife of nearly 30 years, Michelle, are long-time residents who have raised their two […]

A once practicing lawyer in Washington D.C. for nine years, David Baldacci found fame with the publication of his first novel, “Absolute Power” in 1996—a story that would gain further prominence as a Clint Eastwood movie. Once his book became a success, he set aside his law career and over the next 21 years would write 34 best-selling novels, […]

When Australian author Markus Zusak saw his novel “The Book Thief” hit the New York Times Best Seller list in its first week of publication back in 2006, he had no idea that the book would stay there for a remarkable 230 weeks.