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Need a Caterer for a Book or Other Event?

One of the challenges in planning events can be simply finding caterers and someplace to hold the activity.  Next time check out the small to mid size venue associated with Catering Creations in Norman, Oklahoma (3750 W. Main, 3-C ; 405-364-1400).

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A native of Stigler, Oklahoma, Hall McBride  holds a Ph.D. (University of Tulsa),
M.A. (University of Tulsa). His professional life focuses on being a School Psychologist (Cascia Preparatory School, Tulsa, Oklahoma) and he has a private practice limited to child custody issues.  All of which says he has the professional skill and experience to add unique depth and perspective to his written works.  
His books range from historic fiction to everyday life, often with youthful protagonists -  To Bear Witness (2009) ;  Who Be Dragons (Kindle ed.) / print (2010) ; Billie and the Boys (Kindle ed.) (2011) ; Experiencing Stigler (2012) written with Gerald Ray Kirk.

Contact him at :

Hal Shearon McBride, Jr.

2204 East 20th Street

Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104






Karen Marie Graham: The Promises You Keep

The Promises You Keep, introduces an exciting new fiction voice to the Oklahoma landscape. The work was published May 30, 2012. Graham is a resident of Claremore.
Abandoned, alone, and running from her past, language arts teacher Sydney Mackenzie has found a place of solitude as she tries to find healing in forgetting. She is abruptly forced to turn and face her painful past, however, when Emily enrolls in her class and turns her peaceful world upside down. Can Sydney find a way to trust herself, and trust others again, before it's too late to save her student from a similar fate? Find out, in The Promises You Keep.
When not writing she leads a whirlwind life filled with husband, children, education classes, photography and listening to her favorite music. 

It's currently for sale on Amazon (eBook) and CreateSpace (Paperback):

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Brenda Napier Launches Positive Children's Book

Watering God's Garden   by  Tulsan Brenda Napier, author and illustrator. Launched July 2012 this is a delightful book with a positive message children will love.
In this remarkable children's story you will become familiar with a little girl named Rebekah, who enjoys making the best of her yard. Rebekah cherishes her yard. You will see how she creates all the beauty within. She’s kind, loving and considerate to all of God’s creatures who also enjoy her special place. She show’s creativity, hard work and relaxation. She loves her special gardens just as much as God loves his.
Available on Amazon.
The author has several other books lined up for future publication covering a variety of subjects familiar to childhood.