Taylor Books book signing
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Former Charleston resident Andrea Arco-Mastromichalis will sign copies of her children's book "Wally McBap Needs a Nap!" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 20 at Taylor Books.
The book, her first, was illustrated by Ashley Teets. It looks at the importance of naptime from both a child's and an adult's perspectives and includes tips for getting children to take a nap.
Arco-Mastromichalis is the daughter of Sam and Chris Arco, who reside in Charleston. She lives in Ballwin, Mo., with her husband and two sons, one of whom was the inspiration for Wally.
The 32-page paperback book retails for $12.95 and is available at local and online bookstores. It was published by Terra Alta-based Headline Books Inc.
For more, visit www.wallymcbap.com.
Tamarack book signings
BECKLEY, W.Va. -- Tamarack will host five book signings by West Virginia authors before Christmas. First is Montgomery-born musician John Ellison, who will sign copies of his autobiography, "Some Kind of Wonderful," Dec. 15.
Next, Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. will sign copies of "From Washing Cars to Hollywood Star" on Dec. 19, followed by Pat Call signing copies of "Nadine and Vincent" and "Nadine: After the Darkness" on Dec. 20 and 23. Elisa Camara signs "American Brother" on Dec. 21, and Martha Rector signs "Luke's Daughters" on Dec. 22.