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Four book jackets for the novels "When We Were Silent' by Fiona Phillips, 'Locks' by Ashleigh Nugent, Garden of the Heart by Zoe Richards and The Happiest Ever After By Milly Johnson

Knowsley’s libraries host a summer of authors

by Emily Maguire

Throughout this summer, Knowsley’s libraries are welcoming a host of inspirational authors for a series of free events.

On Thursday 27th June Zoe Richards will be reading from her debut novel Garden of Her Heart – a novel about recovery, community and purpose – at Huyton Library.  Zoë is an author and has written for national magazines for many years. She is also the host of the podcast, Write, Damn It!

Huyton Library, Thursday 27 June at 7pm – Book Here

Popular local author Ashleigh Nugent returns to Knowsley’s libraries to read from his debut novel Locks, a coming-of age story about identity, race and self discovery. Ashleigh is a s a writer, performer and director at RiseUp, where he uses his own life experience to support prisoners and inspire change. He is also a special advisor at the Shakespeare North Playhouse. You can see him at:

Prescot Library, Tuesday 2nd July at 2pm – Book Here

Huyton Library, Thursday 4th July at 7pm – Book Here

Kirkby Library, Tuesday 9th July at 2pm – Book Here

On Wednesday 17 July, join the ‘Queen of Feelgood Fiction’ Milly Johnson at Huyton Library. The  bestselling and award-winning author of 21 romantic fiction novels will be reading from her latest novel The Happiest Ever After and answering questions from the audience.

Huyton Library, Wednesday 17 July at 6.30pm – Book Here

All of the author events are free to attend but must be booked in advance. You can book tickets using the Eventbrite links above or by visiting the library.

Find out more at: https://yourlibrary.knowsley.gov.uk/