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Joan Leotta: 3 Books Published This Year, One Set in Ft. Fisher

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Joan Leotta

Joan Leotta is an author, journalist, storyteller, and teacher.  She's had a particularly busy year wearing her author hat, publishing 3 books in 2015:  Secrets of the Heart, Simply a Smile, and WHOOSH!  These books are available from local booksellers, including Old Books on Front Street, 2 Sisters Bookery, and Pomegranate Books.  

One of these books has local connections- Secrets of the Heart is part of Leotta's "Legacy of Honor" historical fiction series, and this one is set in Fort Fisher during the civil war.  Simply a Smile is a collection of short stories, while WHOOSH! is large picture storybook for children.  

Read about Leotta online at her website and on Amazon.  Listen to her discuss her work here.  

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Secrets of the Heart-set in Fort Fisher
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Simply a Smile-a collection of short stories

    

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WHOOSH! -a wintertime storybook full of art by Rebecca Michael Zeissler

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