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Successful Book Signing at Barnes & Noble for Local 10-Year-Old Author

Successful Book Signing at Barnes & Noble for Local 10-Year-Old Author

Fans of ten-year-old Cumming author, Sarah Voskamp, had a chance to meet the young author at Barnes & Noble at The Avenue on Tuesday, July 26th. Along with signing copies of her book, the author talked with hopeful young writers, giving them insight into what it takes to write and publish a book. "Never give up on your own ideas and dreams," she advised.

Even the Chick-Fil-A Cow took time from her busy schedule to support Sarah, and sit down for a brief chat.

Moms Like Me Contest: Enter the Come Fly Away Sweepstakes ($240 in tickets!)

Moms Like Me Contest: Enter the Come Fly Away Sweepstakes ($240 in tickets!)

COME FLY AWAY is the new Broadway musical that brings together the legendary vocals of FRANK SINATRA and the creative vision of Tony Award®-winner TWYLA THARP (Movin' Out).  Now, we're giving you the chance to win four tickets ($240 value) to see the show at the fabulous Fox Theatre on August 4!  

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BEST SPOTS: Movies in the Park

BEST SPOTS: Movies in the Park

ATLANTA – As the summer wraps up students and parents are thinking of ways to enjoy their summer “to the last drop”. During the summer, many communities hosted free movie viewing at public parks. The screenings are designed to encourage family bonding time and fellowship.

People say watching movies in the park or under the stars is relaxing.

Local 10-year-old author to make appearance at Barnes & Noble

Local 10-year-old author to make appearance at Barnes & Noble

During the school year, young author Sarah Voskamp who believes that “You don’t have to be big to do big things,” is a sought-after speaker in elementary schools throughout North Georgia and Ontario, Canada. Since her book, Filly Girls, was first published in December of 2010, Voskamp’s popularity among seven to twelve year olds has steadily grown. Now Voskamp will be making an appearance and signing and selling her book at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore at The Avenue in Cumming on Tuesday, July 26th from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

The book is about three horseback-riding best friends who learn what it takes to go after their dreams and then live with the outcome, even though it might not be what they expected. According to Publisher Terri Leidich, of Boutique of Quality Books Publishing Company, “Sarah’s main character, Ellie Kerhage, is a precocious, rather spoiled twelve-year-old girl who is used to getting her way.

Win Tickets to Harry Potter at the IMAX

Win Tickets to Harry Potter at the IMAX

To celebrate the July 15 Grand Opening of the new IMAX screen at AMC Avenue Forsyth 12, AMC/IMAX are offering three ways to win free IMAX tickets.

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New Book by Author Barbara J. Peters Highlights 7 Keys to Relationship Success

New Book by Author Barbara J. Peters Highlights 7 Keys to Relationship Success

In her newly released book, “He Said, She Said, I Said,” author and couples therapist Barbara J. Peters highlights seven keys to building and maintaining a successful relationship. In this easy-to-read book, Peters uses actual comments that she hears from the couples she counsels and then offers a perspective that can open up the possibility for a different approach to common ground in the areas of communication, trust, forgiveness, intimacy, acceptance, friendship, and love.