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* Returning author

** Dayton Book Expo Co-Founders

Featured Authors

2017 Dayton Book Expo Top Sellers

Tyrone Givens The Bennu Project Fiction
Camela Douglass The Wait of Success Nonfiction
LeKeisha Grant The Wait of Success Nonfiction
Linda J. Hawkins The Wait of Success Nonfiction
Lamarr E. Lewis The Wait of Success Nonfiction
Renae Pollard The Wait of Success Nonfiction
Rhonda Smith The Wait of Success Nonfiction
LisaBeth Willis The Wait of Success Nonfiction
Deena C.M. Wingard The Wait of Success Nonfiction
Tara Rigsbee The Day Life Changed The Inspirational
Krysten Hager True Colors Children’s / Teens

Fiction

Kris Allis, author of  A Moving Screen

R Barry Andrews, author of  The Female Recruit 

Darla Baker, author of  Seventy Six Falls (Thalia Chase: Sex Therapist Book Two)

Christina L. Barr, author of  The Color of God’s Eyes

*Michelle Bolanger, author of Saving Detroit

Lasondra Burks, author of  Kidnapped and Waiting On Papi

*Valerie J. Lewis Coleman, author of The Forbidden Secrets of the Goody Box

Deirdra Simmons-Corbett, author of Tomorrow’s Another Day

Romarin Demetri, author of A Mirror Among Shattered Glass

*Malika Dews, author of In the Blink of a Bullet

*Meredith Doench, author of Crossed: A Luce Hansen Thriller

Phil Farina, author of  Gravesend

Linda Riesenberg Fisler, author of  Blind Persuasion

Tyrone Givens, author of The Bennu Project

Don Hart, author of Anthology of Tragedies & Triumphs

Robert Herring, author of Scars of a Magician

Anitra Hill, author of The Right One At The Wrong Time

Stephinie R. Johnson, author of A Fictitious Heart

*Christopher Joseph, author of Road Kill

*Shaunta Kenerly

Tonja Condray Klein, author of  Breaking the Shackles

Deborah Lincoln, author of Agnes Canon’s War

Kate L. Mary, author of Broken World

Tiffany McDaniel, author of The Summer that Melted Everything

Leslie Nagel, author of The Book Club Murders

Richard Neil, author of Becoming The Wolf: A White Wolf Justice Thriller

Ann Kathleen Ottoauthor of Yours in a Hurry

Suzanne Overstreet, author of Wait for Me

Danielle Seck, author of Yesterday’s Tomorrow

Sharon Short, author of My One Square Inch of Alaska

*Tina Toles, author of Regaining Hope

DL Wainright, author of the Hollow Sun

David L. Winters, author of Driver Confessional

 

Nonfiction

Curtis Anderson, author of Kiss the Star

Todd Anthonsen, author of Behind the Numbers

*LaTonya Branham, author of CultureSeek: Connecting to African and African-American History

Louis Chmiel, author of Ohio:Home of the Wright Brothers, Birthplace of Aviation

Jeff Cole, author of Ghostly Encounters: Confessions of a Paranormal Investigator

Cynthia DeVese, author of Coaching Your Child to Academic Success: “How We Coached Our Child to a Full Academic Scholarship”

Robert Douglas, author of  The New Souls of Black Folk

Camela Douglass, contributor to The Wait of Success: How to Become an Overnight Success in 7,300 Days

Mark Figley, author of Queen City Dynasty: Cincinnati’s Big Red Machine

LeKeisha Grant, contributor to The Wait of Success: How to Become an Overnight Success in 7,300 Days

Linda Hart, author of Thesaurus of the Senses

Linda J Hawkins, contributor to The Wait of Success: How to Become an Overnight Success in 7,300 Days

Teri Horsley, author of The Milders Inn of Fairfield Ohio: Gangsters, Baseball, and Fried Chicken

*Sandi Latimer, author of Newsroom Buddies

Lamarr Lewis, contributor to The Wait of Success: How to Become an Overnight Success in 7,300 Days

Sieglinde Martin, author of Small Feet on the Run: Childhood during World War II Remembered and Arguments against War

*Leah McCullough, author of Eat to Energize

Patricia Muth, author of  A Title in the Making. Perot Movement Laid the Foundation to Take Back America. Where Do We Go From Here?

Renae Pollard, contributor to The Wait of Success: How to Become an Overnight Success in 7,300 Days

*Brian Schell, author of The Five-Minute Buddhist

Bernie Siler, author of You Could Go to Jail

Rhonda Smith, contributor to The Wait of Success: How to Become an Overnight Success in 7,300 Days

*Raymond Szymanski, author of Fifty Shades of Greys: Evidence of Extraterrestrial Visitation to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base & Beyond

K. Gerald Torrence, author of America’s Original Sin: A Collection of Essays on Racism and the Continuing Scourge of White Supremacy

LisaBeth Willis, contributor to The Wait of Success: How to Become an Overnight Success in 7,300 Days

Deena Wingard, contributor to The Wait of Success: How to Become an Overnight Success in 7,300 Days

*Yaling Zheng, author of Create Classic Sudoku: Make Your Own in Minutes

Christina Young, author of Write Your First Book in 30 Days: Get Ready, Get Support, and Get Writing

 

Inspirational

Kimberly Atkins, author of Empowering Women To Walk In God’s Glory

Aubrey Clemons, author of Clemons’ Clever Conception

*Mary Detweiler, author of When Doing Isn’t Enough

Dr. Terrence Duncan, author of The Four Fits of Holistic Growth

Emmanuel Elendu, author of Digging for Gold

Denise Gorman, author of Free to Walk in Faith

Jay E. Hargrave, author of The Escape of Poem

Stephanie Hittle, author of Understanding When Others Don’t

*Doris Stokes Knight, author of Black Pearls: Words of Wisdom & Power

Julie Knose, author of Are You Ready To Put All That Cancer Stuff Behind You? Using Art Therapy and Affirmations to Heal and Move Forward

*Elizabeth Langford, author of Haiku, Haiga, Nature Inspired Poetry

Charles Lemaster, author of Secrets of the Blessed: Quiet Meditations for Troubled Souls

Tara Rigsbee, author of The Day Life Changed The Bloom of a Butterfly

*Daria Dillard Stone, co-author of SUCCESS Powered by Relationships

*Joseph Woodley, author of You Were Born To Win So, Suck it Up Buttercup: The Essential Guide to Turning Whiners into Winners and Losers into Leaders

 

Children/Teens

*Scott Bachmann, author of Our Super Mom: Family Matters

*Thomas Brodbeck, author of Two More Minutes

*Doug Coates, author of Pitching for Success: Character Lessons, the Joe Nuxhall Way

*Krysten Hager, author of True Colors

Wayne Henderson, author of Guardian Crew & The Mischief at the Museum

*Charlotte L. Jenkins, author of Jayden’s First Vacation: A Day at the Beach

Christina Klink, author of Hamilton’s High Flying Adventure

Chris Mabrey, author of The Monsters in My Closet

Bri Marino, author of Somewhere Only We Know

Simone Nooks, author of I Love My Ponytail

Allyssa Painter, author of Timekeeper Rising

Willy Paul, author of The Ice Crystal Palace

Linda Rocco, author of The World of Make Believe According to Me

Teresa L. Stephens, author of Believe in ABC’s and Ice Cream Dreams

*David Warren, author of The Really Magic Marker

*Vickie Weaver, author of My Child, I’ll Still Be Loving You

*CQ Wilder, author of The Life Story of James Dewitt Yancey