Local best-selling author and owner of the Bookworm Box, Colleen Hoover, held a book signing at The Venue At Two Nineteen on Saturday afternoon from 1 to 4 pm. 18 authors from various states and cities were a part of the signing. Authors included Fisher Amelie, Leighton Riley, Michelle Mankin, ME Carter, Susan Stoker, Cathlin Shahriary, Leslie Fear, Dawn L. Chiletz, Molly McAdams, Tillie Cole, Sara Ney, Colleen Hoover, Rachel Schneider, RK Lilley, Jessica Prince, Brenda Rothert, and SJ Sawyer. Many of the authors are self-published and fall under the New Adult, Young Adult,and Romance categories.
The Bookworm Box is a non-profit organization that donates money earned from a monthly book subscription box and book sales to various charities, local and non-local. The monthly subscription box includes “book swag” and signed books. The Bookworm Box has already donated over half a million dollars to charity since their start up in February of 2015. Some of the charities that have received donations recently include The Dinner Bell, Healthcare Foundation, Feeding America, Sole Hope, Walk to End Lupus, and several more.