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Day of Authors at Bank of Books

August 17, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Day of Authors – Book Signings by Lillian Richter  11am-1pm, Barbara Gibson Paul 1-3pm, Susan Davis 3-5pm, Heather Schmidt 5-7pm.

Author Bios/books synopsis

Lillian Richter I was born in California and had a wonderful family life growing up with all of my family members including my brothers and sisters and my mother and father. I lived as a very happy child living in a simple three bedroom, one bathroom home during all of my young life. My mother was a stay at home mom my dad worked for a meat company. I had graduated and went briefly to college and worked for many years after in California.

Visitors Behind Our Stars: This book talks about my Memories of what I saw as a young child growing up in California. These are very true experiences of Extraterrestrial contacts and UFO sightings that took place over the many years of my early childhood life and as a young teen up to my adult age. This book explains the events that took place in several different area of where I was in my life at the time.

Barbara Gibson-Paul, Psy.D. is a licensed marriage, family and child therapist in private practice. Prior to becoming a therapist, she was a special education teacher. She has earned a Doctorate in Psychology and a Master of Arts Degree in Education. For more than twenty years, physicians, school counselors and educators have referred clients to her, for advice and direction in the field of Attention Deficit/ Hyperactive Disorder–ADHD. Barbara’s experience with her own children has inspired her to further help children and parents by writing this book.


Max Pays Attention: Max is a 7 year old boy who has trouble sitting still and following the rules in class. Max’s mom helps motivate him to improve his behavior in school. After lots of hard work and self-discipline, Max finally starts to follow the rules and earns something special.

Susan Davis is a published author and photographer for children’s books.


Imagine the Possibilities Join Turbo as he learns about different career possibilities for the future. His friends Ziggy and Firecracker help along the way. When you grow up, what will you do? You can start imagining, too!

Heather Schmidt will be signing her new book My Wife’s a Bxxxx

Book Synopsis

Whether looking bank at growing up, watching girlfriends from school still issuing a seemingly endless stream of pregnancy announcements, living with a spouse, raising kids, dealing with in-laws, or any of the many adventures that everyday life may bring for moms and women in general, Schmidt has plenty of opinions, tirades and rants that will keep you laughing page after page.

Author bio:

Widely known Mom Blogger and Author is a stay at home mom and an homeschooling parent.  She grew up in Chicago but now lives in southern California.