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Novelist Linda Owen's book, Emergency Care, is about the staff and patients in a small town hospital being held captive by bank robbers during a hurricane. Her current novel, Lady President, focuses on the first female president of the United States and is described as romantic suspense.

Nu Chapter hosting novelist: Linda Owen to give program April 19 at middle school library

Novelist Linda Owen will speak at the Nu Chapter meeting of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International at Miller Middle School library on Tuesday, April 19.
The organization, which promotes professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education, will gather at 5:30 p.m. for refreshments before Owen's presentation at 6 p.m.
Owen, who grew up in San Marcos, taught high school English in San Antonio for 25 years. She created a media course and wrote the curriculum for it.

Author Lauren Flake hopes that her newly released book, “Where Did My Sweet Grandma Go?: A Preschooler’s Guide to Losing a Loved One,” helps families everywhere by serving as a guide that will help them when a loved one passes away. (photo by Lauren Flake)

Flake's new book deals with death, grief and eternal love

Lauren Flake, the Buda woman who helped to raise more than $145,000 for Hays County flood recovery with sales of her “Texas Strong” T-shirts, has published a new book entitled, “Where Did My Sweet Grandma Go?: A Preschooler’s Guide to Losing a Loved One.”

Poet, author and painter Tino Villanueva is a San Marcos native and Texas State University alumnus. He is scheduled to read from his award-winning book, Scene from the Movie “GIANT” on Tuesday, April 12 at Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos located at 211 Lee St. (photo by Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos)

Noted poet and author at Centro on April 12

Poet and author Tino Villanueva is scheduled to read from his award-winning book, Scene from the Movie “GIANT” on Tuesday, April 12 at Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos, located at 211 Lee St. in San Marcos.
The reception is at 5:30 p.m. and the program begins at 6 p.m.
Villanueva is a San Marcos native and Texas State University alumnus. His other books include Hay Otra Voz Poems, Crónica de mis años peores and So Spoke Penelope.
Villanueva is also a painter and his work has been exhibited in El Paso, Berlin and Boston.

The journey continues with Brother Jim – April 10

Question: What do you believe is the greatest change/challenge experienced in the history of the human race?
The subject of change is both very broad and very personal. All of us are trying to change somebody or something; or more personally, trying to change ourselves. But there is reluctance to change. In San Marcos, this challenge can be seen in the contrariety opinions toward back-in parking, one-way streets, and nearly any issue before the planning and zoning commission.
Our reluctance to change can bring a smile to our family and friends.  

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