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Author C.J. Box featured at 9th Annual Booklovers' Bash
Cheyenne resident and award winning author, C.J. Box will be featured at the Laramie County Library Foundation's 9th Annual Booklovers' Bash – "Mysteries, Thrillers & Crimes."
The Booklovers' Bash will be held on Friday, October 25, 2013, at Little America Hotel and Convention Center, Cheyenne, in the Grand Ballroom with cocktails and silent auction beginning at 6:00 p.m. and dinner at 7:30 p.m.
The Booklovers' Bash is the Foundation's largest annual fundraising event with proceeds benefitting the Laramie County Library System's public programs. Individual tickets are $75 with sponsor tables of 8 for $1,500. A new category this year is reserved tables for 8, "The Booklovers' Table," for $800. Tickets may be purchased online at www.LaramieCountyLibrary.org/foundation or by contacting Gilda Lara, 307-773-7221.
C.J. Box is the New York Times bestselling author of seventeen novels including the Joe Pickett series. He won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel (Blue Heaven, 2009) as well as the Anthony Award, Prix Calibre 38 (France), the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award, the Barry Award, and the 2010 Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association Award for fiction.
His short stories have been featured in America's Best Mystery Stories of 2006 and limited-edition printings. 2008 novel Blood Trail was nominated for the International IMPAC Dublin (Ireland) Literary Award. The novels have been translated into 27 languages. Open Season, Blue Heaven and Nowhere To Run have been optioned for film. Over 2.2 million copies of his novels have been sold in the U.S. alone.
The Highway, C.J.'s most recent novel, debuted at #7 on the New York Times Bestselling List.