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Thursday, October 11 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Laugh Out Loud Reads

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Hilarity surrounds two main characters who have a lot expected of them: a single mother and an investigative journalist. Inman Majors’ novel Penelope Lemon: Game On follows the title character, who is a recent divorcée, closet Metallica fan, and accidental subversive, as she navigates the expectations of suburban motherhood. In Jill Orr’s The Bad Break: A Riley Ellison Mystery, a librarian-turned-journalist is faced with a murder investigation and a bridezilla as she desperately tries to prove she can handle the increasing demands of her new job. Author Lian Dolan says, “I loved this fresh page-turner―it’s fun, funny, and moves like lightning.”

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Inman Majors

Inman Majors’s writing has been compared to that of Charles Portis, Barry Hannah, and Kingsley Amis. In his last novel, Loves Winning Plays, he took on SEC football, and the Wall Street Journal called the results “delightful”; Publishers Weekly called the novel “funny, irreverent... Read More →
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Jill Orr

Jill Orr is the author of The Good Byline, the first in the Riley Ellison mystery series. A graduate of the University of Missouri Journalism School, she lives in Columbia, Missouri, with her husband and two children, and also serves on the board of the Unbound Book Festival. The... Read More →



Thursday October 11, 2018 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Sandy Spring Bank Tent, Johnson Center North Plaza 4477 Aquia Creek Ln, Fairfax, VA 22030
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