Children’s author with Abilene ties will sign books Sept. 19

Writing a children's book is a dream come true for Allie Cook Davis, who grew up in Abilene and now lives in Nashville. "Clara and the Constellations" is a sweet story about a girl who loves the moon. She dreams of flying up to play among the stars, and one ...
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Writer relates the human side of World War II

Jack Ellis Westbrook, who grew up in Rule, tells the stories of his experiences fighting in Europe during World War II in his excellent book, Code Name: Baker Catcher ($23.99 paperback). Before Westbook died in 2003, he filled a large three-ring binder with stories and pictures from his war years ...
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Abilene author’s novel features retired Texas Ranger

By Glenn Dromgoole              Wes Gorman, Abilene High English teacher, has written his second novel, Muley Cow Creek, and it’s a winner. My wife Carol and I both enjoyed reading it. The story revolves around retired Texas Ranger Captain Will Samuels, enjoying life as a part-time Big Country rancher until ...
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Bill Wright, Marianne Wood to sign books

Join us Tuesday, May 16, for a book signing with Bill Wright and Marianne Wood, who have teamed up to write "Celia Hill's Headin' West to a Remote Canyon Paradise." The signing is from Noon-2. Bill and Marianne researched and completed work on a journal written by Celia Hill, detailing ...
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John Erickson to sign books April 15

John Erickson of "Hank the Cowdog" fame will be signing copies of his books from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 15, at Texas Star in downtown Abilene. Copies of all Hank the Cowdog books will be available, including his newest, #79 "Double Trouble." We will also have copies of John's non-fiction ...
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Jeff Guinn book signing postponed

Author Jeff Guinn has postponed his book signing at Texas Star in Abilene until Thursday, April 13 -- 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Guinn will sign copies of his latest book, "Waco," about David Koresh and the Branch Davidian siege 30 years ago. Some of Jeff's other books, such as those about ...
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