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Local paranormal investigator Patti Unvericht will be signing copies of her spooky book here at Downtown Books & Coffee just in time for Halloween.

Deep lakes, scenic waterfalls, charming villages-all are intrinsic parts of New York’s Finger Lakes region. But behind this beauty, the spooky and ghostly reside. A former slave never left the William Seward House in Auburn, and eerie guests reside alongside live ones at Adams Basin Inn. When the Genesee Country Village and Museum’s buildings were moved there, they brought their former residents along. And it is no wonder that some souls never left the Civil War POW camp in Elmira known as “Hellmira.” Join local paranormal investigator Patti Unvericht as she relates these and other stories of the Finger Lakes’ most haunted sites.

Ghosts and Hauntings of The Finger Lakes

 

Date(s): 10/23/2014
Location: Downtown Books & Coffee
66 Genesee St.
Auburn, NY 13021
Time: 6:00 pm
Cost: Free
Telephone: 315-515-3411
Website: Click here for more info »

Posted: Friday, October 17th, 2014 @ 6:04 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Join us for a book signing event for The Vast Landscape with Jacqueline Cioffa, local author of The Vast Landscape, a journey, pilgrimage, and a walk filled with doubt, mistrust, fame, self-discovery and a life lived, big and bold that sucks you in from the very first page and keeps you there, holding your breath.

Date(s): 09/13/2014
Location: Downtown Books & Coffee
66 Genesee St.
Auburn, NY 13021
Time: 1:00 pm
Cost: Free
Telephone: 315-515-3411
Website: Click here for more info »

Posted: Sunday, August 31st, 2014 @ 4:55 pm by Nakeia Endres
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David Kirk is the author of Oh So Tiny Bunny and the creator of Miss Spider, who appears in many well-loved children’s books, in her own television series, and in a number of popular apps. An inventor as well as an author, David started several toy companies, including Ovicular Toyworks, and most recently, the Sunny Patch brand. He lives in King Ferry, New York, with his wife, Kathy, and their daughters, Primrose and Wisteria.

Dragon knows he is supposed to be brave-because that’s what dragons do. He’s so brave and valiant, he’s ready to try out his fearsome roar! But when he hears something that scares him, he turns to his forest friends to find the noise, and to help him be brave.

Young readers will relate to Dragon’s fears, and delight in his quest to be brave. Bestselling author/artist David Kirk, creator of the popular Miss Spider series, has created another beautiful, meaningful picture book to follow Oh So Tiny Bunny.

 

Date(s): 07/05/2014
Location: Downtown Books & Coffee
66 Genesee St.
Auburn, NY 13021
Time: 1:00 pm
Cost: Free
Telephone: 315-515-3411
Website: Click here for more info »

Posted: Saturday, June 21st, 2014 @ 6:56 pm by Nakeia Endres
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Curiosities of the Finger Lakes. Author Melanie Zimmer will be here to sign her book on local mysteries and oddities. The Finger Lakes region is know for its beauty, but look carefully and you will discover some of New York’s other abundant, and unusual, treasurers.

Date(s): 07/01/2014
Location: Downtown Books and Coffee
66 Genesee St.
Auburn, NY 13021
Time: 6:00 pm
Cost: Free
Telephone: 315-515-3411
Website: Click here for more info »

Posted: Saturday, June 14th, 2014 @ 5:27 pm by Nakeia Endres
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February 1, 2014

 

After writing Sure Signs: Stories Behind the Historical Markers of Central New York, Howard Ford wrote Some Call it Treason, a novel about a young English couple and their friend who, together, visited the American colonies and joined the rebels just before the Revolution. The second book in the series, In All Cases Whatsoever, released in 2012, reflects the unwavering arrogance of the English government, an attitude largely responsible for the war. Those who fought the Revolution, whether soldier or spy, were not only brave, but cunning and resourceful, and worthy of our attention for their fortitude. A Just Cause is the third and final book in this exciting historical fiction trilogy. Ford is retired from the financial services industry. He and his wife, Ann, live in upstate New York.

Location: Downtown Books and Coffee
66 Genesee St.
Auburn, NY 13021
Time: 1:00 pm
Cost: Free
Telephone: 315-515-3411

Posted: Friday, January 31st, 2014 @ 4:23 pm by Nakeia Endres
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