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Illinois Author Sean Leary Signing Books Today At Davenport’s Book Rack

January 8th, 2023
Illinois Author Sean Leary Signing Books Today At Davenport's Book Rack

Quad-Cities author Sean Leary will be signing copies of his books today from noon to 3 p.m. at The Book Rack, 4764 Elmore Ave., Davenport! Among Leary’s books he’ll be signing are The Arimathean, his novel about what if the three wise men were ninja wizards sent to protect Joseph and Mary from being killed by Herod before Jesus’ birth, and his award-winning short story collection, Every Number Is Lucky To Someone, which was nominated for an Oprah’s Book Club Pick. For more information, see www.seanleary.com.    Read More

Celebrate Paul Ferguson’s New Book Release And Wake’s New Brew Release Today!

December 24th, 2021
Celebrate Paul Ferguson's New Book Release And Wake's New Brew Release Today!

Wake Brewing, 2925 5th Ave., Rock Island, presents the release of: BELLWETHER WIT (Belgian Witbier) in conjunction with the release of: THE TOWER OF BELLWETHER MOSS, the latest supernatural-historical novel by QC author Paul-Thomas Ferguson. Dr. Ferguson will be on-hand from 3:30 to 10:00pm signing copies of his new novel, with previous works also available for purchase (cash or card accepted). Because Christmas Eve is the time to get spooky! Book + CD Prices: Novels $25 – THE TOWER OF BELLWETHER MOSS $15 – WATERSHED $10 – A LIFE IN CHIAROSCURO Short Fiction $15 – PANDEMONIUM Poetry $15... Read More

Gladys Knight, Holiday Shows, Trivia Night And More In This Week’s FUN10

December 12th, 2021
Gladys Knight, Holiday Shows, Trivia Night And More In This Week's FUN10

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Book Signing For Ninja Wizards Action Novel, ‘The Arimathean’ Tomorrow In Davenport

November 27th, 2021
Book Signing For Ninja Wizards Action Novel, 'The Arimathean' Tomorrow In Davenport

You’ve all heard the classic tale of the Nativity – Joseph and Mary travel to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus as the three wise men follow a star to offer their gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. But what if… the three wise men were NINJA WIZARDS, part of a secret society of warriors, sent to protect Joseph, Mary and the baby Jesus from the evil of King Herod and Satan, who sought to kill the holy family before they made it to Bethlehem? That’s the pulse-pounding premise of THE ARIMATHEAN, a new action- adventure novel from author Sean Leary. The book is an action-packed popcorn tale... Read More

Caribou Was More Than Just A Coffee Shop, It Was A Part Of A Life Now Gone

November 20th, 2020
Caribou Was More Than Just A Coffee Shop, It Was A Part Of A Life Now Gone

We’re all maps of our experiences, our lives a tapestry of our time spent. Every second, every moment of them. Those reflections of paths taken and choices made, big and small, lead to who we are, in ways big and small. Those decisions can be huge – who we decide to love, to marry, to live with. Or they can be small – the places we frequent, the habits we hold, the culture we imbibe. For more than a decade, Caribou Coffee was a huge part of the mural of my life, and my son’s. And while the closing of a coffee shop may seem small in the larger picture of things, it’s still something. Something... Read More