This author series is provided by the Florida Library Association and features award-winning and best-selling authors of various genres to inform, educate and entertain.

Authors will spend time chatting about:

  • How they became a writer
  • Their writing process
  • How libraries have impacted their career
  • Audience Q&A

Watch Michelle Gable

Michelle Gable

Join us for an author presentation featuring Michelle Gable, talking about her book, "The Summer I Met Jack." 

Michelle is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. She lives in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California with her husband, two daughters, lazy cat, and very feisty bunny. She recently adopted a Thai street dog, rescued from the dog meat trade.

Watch Susan Zurenda

Susan Zurenda

Join us for an author presentation featuring Susan Zurenda, talking about her book, "Bells for Eli." 

Susan Beckham Zurenda is a recipient of several regional awards for her fiction, including The South Carolina Fiction Project, The Porter Fleming Literary Competition, and The Southern Writers Symposium, she has also published numerous stories and nonfiction pieces in literary journals. "Bells for Eli" is her debut novel.

Watch Kimmery Martin

Kimmery Martin

Join us for an author presentation featuring Kimmery Martin, talking about her book, "The Antidote for Everything." 

Kimmery Martin is an emergency medicine doctor-turned novelist whose works of medical fiction have been praised by The Harvard Crimson, Southern Living, The Charlotte Observer and The New York Times, among others.

Watch John Cribb

John Cribb

Join us for an author presentation featuring John Cribb, talking about his book, "Old Abe." 

John Cribb is a New York Times best-selling author who has written about subjects ranging from history to education. He worked as Bill Bennett's collaborator on the New York Times #1 bestseller The Book of Virtues. John's writing has been published in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Chicago Tribune, National Review Online, and several other publications.

Watch Jeffrey Blount

Jeffery Blount

Join us for an author presentation featuring Jeffrey Blount, talking about his book, "The Emancipation of Evan Walls." 

Jeffrey Blount is the award-winning author of three novels. He is also an Emmy award-winning television director and a 2016 inductee to the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame. During a 34-year career at NBC News, Jeffrey directed a decade of Meet The Press, The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, and major special events.

Watch Mary Alice Monroe


Join us for an author presentation featuring Mary Alice Monroe, talking about her newest book, "On Ocean Boulevard." 

Mary Alice Monroe is the New York Times best-selling author of more than twenty novels and three children’s books. She writes richly textured stories that delve into the complexities of interpersonal relationships and the parallels between the land and life. 

Watch Kristin Harmel

KristinHarmel.jpgKristin Harmel, the #1 international best-selling author of "The Book of Lost Names," which instantly made it to the New York Times Best Seller list after it released last month.

Her other works include "The Winemaker’s Wife," "The Room on Rue Amelie," and a dozen other novels that have been translated into numerous languages and sold all over the world.