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Novelist and quilter returns to Learned Owl

Published: November 7, 2012 4:04 AM

Jennifer Chiaverini will bring "The Giving Quilt," the latest in her New York Times best-selling Elm Creek Quilts series, to Hudson Nov. 10 at 1 p.m. at Laurel Lake Retirement Community, 200 Laurel Lake Drive.Chiaverini has long been active in Project Linus, which is dedicated to providing handmade quilts and blankets to children in need. In support of this charitable organization, a portion of the proceeds from the sales of "The Giving Quilt" will be donated to Project Linus.The event is free, but space is limited. Call the Learned Owl Book Shop at 330-653-2252 or 1-800-968-2685 to register for the event.Ohio authors bring second book Nov. 8 Lisa and Laura Roecker, authors of "The Liar Society," will celebrate the release of their second book, "The Lies that Bind," on Nov. 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Lake Forest Country Club, 100 Lake Forest Drive. As a part of Sourcebooks Get Real Tour, the Roecker Sisters are traveling across the country with fellow young adult authors Janet Gurtler and Miranda Kenneally. The event is open to everyone and will offer giveaways including candy and bracelets.Lisa and Laura Roecker are sisters-turned-writing-partners. Graduates of Solon High School, Lisa and Laura live in Cleveland in separate residences.Gurtler lives in Calgary Alberta, near the Canadian Rockies, with her husband and son. She is promoting her book "Who I Kissed."Kenneally writes and works for the State Department in Washington, D.C., where George W. Bush once used her shoulder as an armrest. She is promoting her book "Stealing Parker."For more information, call the Learned Owl Book Shop at 330-653-2252.

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