Where to Find Kilee Brookbank This Fall

Kilee Brookbank, the inspiring burn survivor behind the story of Beautiful Scars: A Life Redefined, has a busy fall lineup of signings and appearances in the Greater Cincinnati area. While Kilee finishes her third semester at Xavier University, here’s when and where you can meet her and get a signed copy of her award-winning book: […]

Join Five KiCam Authors at ‘Brews and Books’

Cincinnati-area book lovers, come meet KiCam authors Kilee Brookbank, Laura Dewire, Danielle and Christopher Jones, and Keith Maginn from 3-7 p.m. Sunday, November 26, at West Side Brewing in Westwood. The inaugural “Brews and Books” event also will feature several other local authors and include everything from children’s books, sports books, nonfiction, and holiday books. […]

Lori Highlander

Q&A with ‘Beautiful Scars’ author Lori Highlander

Lori Highlander was a pretty typical working mom, raising two teenage children and two stepsons in a rural community outside of Cincinnati, Ohio. But in November 2014, Lori’s home erupted in flames caused by a gas leak—and Lori’s daughter, Kilee Brookbank, then 16, was caught inside. Kilee made it out of the blazing house but […]

Q&A with ‘Salvation on Death Row’ Author John T. Thorngren

John T. Thorngren’s life has been one of varied experiences that have taken him from Paris, France, to the oil fields of Texas. He’s manufactured car-wash soap, owned a retail store, operated a chemical plant, and programmed computers. He’s the author of a book about probability and statistics and a songwriter of Southern Gospel. So […]

A Teacher’s Perspective: How to Comfort a Grieving Child

In recognition of October marking Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, A Corner of Heaven author Laura Dewire shares her experience as a teacher helping young children grieve a loss in their family.  In caring for children, there are things you learn by studying. There are pedagogies and theories all about child development and practices […]

Meet Our Authors at These Upcoming Fall Events

Want to connect with one of our incredible authors? Here’s where to find them this fall: Kilee Brookbank and Lori Highlander, “Beautiful Scars: A Life Redefined” 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, Brown County (Ohio) Fair   Sharon Leder, “The Fix” 7 p.m. Sept. 25, Brewster (Mass.) Book Club 2 p.m. Oct. 15, UMass Dartmouth Panel […]