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Tea & Tidbits
March 16, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm| $5
Join authors Lillie Leonardi, Ellen Roth and J.D. Wylde (Joyce Wilk) for an afternoon of tea and discussion at the Springdale Free Public Library Tea & Tidbits event on Thursday, March 16 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. The cost is $5 and registration should be made in advance by calling: 724-274-9729.
After serving for more than 25 years, Lillie Leonardi retired from law enforcement to pursue her lifetime passion for writing.
Her first non-fiction book about her experience as a responder on 9/11 entitled, In the Shadow of a Badge was released in 2013 with Hay House and sold over 30,000 copies globally. In February 2016, Lillie released her second book with Hay House titled, The White Light of Grace: Reflections on the Life of a Spiritual Intuitive. An eBook titled, Before I Go was released in 2016 through Amazon Kindle Publishing and was co-authored by Lillie with her eldest grandchild. She is also a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and Heal Your Life digital publications.
Ellen A. Roth is the author of Ten Fingers Touching, a beautifully illustrated fairy for grown-ups. This spellbinding, romantic escape transports adults to an imaginary world with the same pleasure they experienced in reading fairy tales as youths.
Her award winning book won first place for Fantasy Fiction at the TAZ Awards (2016). It received the Benjamin Franklin Digital Silver Award for exceptional content, design and use of technology (June, 2016). It was also named the Travel Size Good Read of the Month by the Fairytale Traveler (July 2015). She is currently writing the screenplay adaptation of Ten Fingers Touching.
As a child, Roth was enchanted by fairytales and spent countless hours reading and dreaming. Her creative impulses inspired her to major in art and art history at Goucher College where she received her BA. After getting an MFA from Syracuse University, Roth moved to Pittsburgh, PA where she worked as a registered art therapist. Subsequently, she earned her PhD from the University of Pittsburgh. In 1991, Roth co-founded Getting to the Point, Inc., a premier relocation consulting firm. She is a member of the National Speakers Association, and speaks on “Truth in Fiction: Lessons learned from fairy tales.” During her career, Roth has received many awards and was named one of the Best 50 Women in Business in Pennsylvania.
J.D. Wylde is the author of sweet and sexy romance. She has a line of sexy, contemporary romances, as well as a line of sweet, inspirational romances of faith. She writes stories with strong heroines, sexy heroes and always, a happy ending. She believes in Divine plans and dreams that really do come true. After all, she married her own superhero!
Visit her on the “Wylde” side at www.jdwylde.com or on Facebook (j.d. wylde).