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Author Talk: John Connolly

April 2nd 2011

The Book of Lost Things was originally rejected by a publisher because they disliked the description of Little Red Riding Hood being intimate with The Big Bad Wolf.

Author John Connolly read the controversial passage to a room full of fans at the Ferndale Public Library’s Author Talk held March 29, 2011. The talk was part of a month-long celebration of reading that is becoming a Ferndale Library Tradition.

Getting Lost in Ferndale Reads

March 12th 2011

Ferndale Reads has begun as people throughout the city delve into free copies of the program’s featured book The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly.

The Other Side: Films of Ferndale Reads

March 3rd 2011

Each Monday from 7-9 pm visitors will be swept away with stories nearly as dark and enchanting as Connolly’s featured work. The films have been chosen for their story-telling properties and, hopefully, their ability to inspire the child inside us all to touch base with our own imaginations – and maybe even pick up a book!

Ferndale Library Charges Ahead with Ferndale Reads Program this March

January 28th 2011

The Ferndale Public Library is getting back to its roots by doing what they do best. Promoting reading! This March, the library is putting on a month-long program of events that will be centered around a favorite book among the staff: John Connolly’s The Book of Lost Things.

Best-Selling Irish Author John Connolly to Speak at Ferndale Reads

January 24th 2011

The Ferndale Public Library will welcome its first international best-selling author as a keynote speaker the evening of March 29, 2011, when Irish author, John Connolly, will come to discuss his book, The Book of Lost Things.