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Don’t forget to visit our Author’s Nook!  Authors from across the country will premier their novels!

10:00 am

Charlie Cardin is a professional speaker, consultant, executive coach and writer.   She is a master in COMPASSIONATE LEADERSHIP and in unlocking FEMININE power.  Charlie’s skills and expertise acquired through her own personal growth and a 25 year corporate journey have enabled her to transform lives and careers through innovative and ground-breaking methods.  She has an e-book, “Mastering the Art of Breakthroughs:  Your 3-Step Guide to Consistent Growth and Success.”

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Intuitively based, using discernment, Lyneah Marks helps guide you through a healing process empowering you to live your life more joyfully, more fully. Soul Integration and Healing of the body, mind, soul and spirit join at the center of her work.  Her book is “Thirsting For a Raindrop.”

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Dr. William Porter is Professor Emeritus at Elizabeth State University in North Carolina, where he taught for over 30 years.  Genre:  Inspirational Books.  His books include “Life In The Spirit:  True Stories, Blessings, Favor and Intervention.”  Forthcoming is “Miracles:  In The Life of Ordinary People” – October, 2016.


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Leslie Flowers helps women in business leadership roles to advance in their careers and negotiate better compensation. Genre:  Women & Business.  Her books include “CHAMPION 21st Century Women:  Guardians of Wealth & Legacy; “17 Ways to Double Your Income” and “Kettle Dreams: Mastermind Guide to Think and Grow Rich”


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Richard Bobholz is the managing attorney at Law++, a revolutionary law firm that applies innovation and to every aspect of the practice of the law.  Richard is an award winning attorney, author and entrepreneur, and he has put the knowledge and systems he has gained into his book “Check Mark Startup:  The Step-By-Step Guide to Starting Your Successful Business.”

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Sandra Lee Hartsell was born to George and Dovia Sumner in 1964.  She currently resides in Thomasville, NC with her husband and three children. A writer for several years now, Sandra enjoys writing and photography. She is the author of multiple books including “A Call to the Christians,” “Latch Key Kids,” “Those Were the Days,” “Hayrides,” “Let’s go feed the Animals,” Adam Petty’s Heartbeat” and “Once A Year”

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AlexSandra Lett is a prolific writer and professional speaker who combines wit and wisdom to inspire and entertain readers and audiences. AlexSandra’s sixth book “The Harvest, Timeless Lessons for an Abundant Life,” released in December, earned best seller status on Since creating a column and blog, Lett’s Set a Spell, in 2000 AlexSandra has released “A Timeless Place, Lett’s Set a Spell at the Country Store;” “Timeless Moons, Seasons of the Fields and Matters of the Heart;” “Timeless Recipes and Remedies, Country Cooking, Customs, and Cures,” and Coming Home to my Country Heart, Timeless Reflections on Work, Family, Health, and Spirit.” AlexSandra is also the author of “Natural Living, From Stress to Rest.” This “citified” country girl portrays a colorful character “Sandy Lynn” who shares humorous stories that touch hearts and tickle funny bones. And yes, she speaks Southern!


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Diana M. Needham is an educator and advocate for coaches, consultants, speakers and authors (both published and unpublished) who want to leverage their message to position themselves as the authority in their fields and use their book as a powerful, strategic marketing tool to get more VIP clients and increase their income.  Genre:  Small Business and Entrepreneurship.  Books include “The Authority Mindset:  Proven Principles for Establishing Yourself as an Expert in Any Industry,” and “17 Legal Ways to Double Your Income.”

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Regina Gale, a Poet, Speaker, Columnist and Entrepreneur unveils and works through vulnerabilities in the relationships that mean the most to a seasoned woman. Genre:  Memoir (Poetry, Prose).  Her book is “Sometimes He Buys Me Grapes.”

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Barbara Hemphill is an internationally recognized expert on increasing profits, productivity and peace of mind by eliminating physical, digital, emotional and spiritual clutter.  Her life work has been to increase public awareness of the emotional and physical cost of clutter. Genre:  Self Help.  Her books include “Less Clutter, More Life,” “Taming the Paper Tiger at Work,” “Love It or Lose It:  Living Clutter-Free Forever” and “Organizing Paper @ Home:  What to Toss and How to Find the Rest!”

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Pam Goodman. Genre:  Education.  Her books include “Unleash Your Child’s Potential,” “Homework Hassles,” “How to Be The Best Student You Can Be” and “The Visual Guide:  Preschool Through 5th Grade.”  All books are available in English & Spanish.

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Amy Benevento has published two books, operates two businesses, has painted two large murals, heads several community events, and has a wide variety of interests.  She runs a martial art school and also creates custom artwork for computerized business presentations.  Her books are “The Other Side of Jackel Island,” and “Philosophies of the Martial Arts.”