Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Monday, October 26, 2020

Author

Meet a Villager: Linda Lee Keenan

Meet a Villager: Linda Lee Keenan

Local author writes historical fiction set in WWII era Poland. Vital stats:  Author of “With Love From Poland” and “The Journal”. Resident of the Village of Fernandina. Originally from Buffalo, New York. Lives part time in Connecticut. Has two daughters.…
Book Club: ‘The Woman’s Hour’

Book Club: ‘The Woman’s Hour’

By Elaine Weiss. The suffrage struggle is a vital remembrance in this election year. Story: Beth Hicks Every Election Day, a steady stream of people journey to Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester, New York, looking for a specific grave. When…
Young author bullied as a teen supports anti-bullying campaign at LHS

Young author bullied as a teen supports anti-bullying campaign at LHS

Leesburg’s mayor, school officials, Rotary members and others gathered Tuesday to celebrate the success of Leesburg High School’s anti-bullying campaign, Pledge Against Bullying, and they met a new supporter of their cause. Makaila Nichols, 22, of Windemere, a model and…
Central Florida Book and Author Expo set Saturday

Central Florida Book and Author Expo set Saturday

The Writers League of the Villages (WLOV) and The Villages Recreation and Parks Department are sponsoring the Central Florida Book and Author Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 8, at the Eisenhower Recreation Center in The Villages, 3560…
‘My Father’s Ashes’ by Bruce Jenvey

‘My Father’s Ashes’ by Bruce Jenvey

Story: Diane Dean A young man’s journey through his father’s life This novel by Bruce Jenvey felt like “old home week” for many in the Bookworm Book Club. The author, who was born and raised in Michigan and is a…

Circling the Sun

By Paula McLain. Life in Africa for a bold woman who thrives on adventure, passion, and scandal Story: Diane Dean One of the 17 books author Paul McLain researched in order to write her bestseller, “Circling the Sun” was “West…
LOCAL TALENT: Dianne Venetta — Blooming in her own time

LOCAL TALENT: Dianne Venetta — Blooming in her own time

Local writer, Dianne Venetta, is author of more than a dozen books. When she’s not at her computer, she’s a busy mom and homemaker. Dianne’s writing began while she was working shortly after getting married. “I was a salesperson, and…
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