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‘The Returned’ selected for SOKY Reads!; author Mott to visit Oct. 16

The Returned, written by New York Times bestselling author Jason Mott and the inspiration for the new television fantasy/drama series Resurrection, is this year’s choice by the Southern Kentucky Book Fest partners for SOKY Reads!, a communitywide reading project in Bowling Green and the surrounding region.

The Returned by Jason Mott has been selected for this fall's SOKY Reads! project.

The Returned by Jason Mott has been selected for this fall’s SOKY Reads! project.

Publishers Weekly says, “In his exceptional debut novel, poet Mott brings drama, pathos, joy, horror, and redemption to a riveting tale of how the contemporary world handles the inexplicable reappearance of the dead.”

To kick off SOKY Reads!, book giveaways will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Bob Kirby Branch of Warren County Public Library during the Regional Authors Showcase. Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College will host a book giveaway at the Main Campus from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Sept. 10, and additional book giveaways will take place at both the Main Branch and at the Bob Kirby Branch of Warren County Public Library at 4 p.m. Sept. 11.

Jason Mott

Jason Mott

Mott will be offering two programs on Oct. 16 that are open to the public. He will be presenting a session on a writing topic at WKU’s campus in Cherry Hall from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. and he will be talking about The Returned at the Bob Kirby Branch at 6 p.m. Copies of Mott’s newest title, The Wonder of All Things, will also be available to purchase during the 6 p.m. presentation.

SOKY Book Fest is a partnership of Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Warren County Public Library and WKU Libraries. Program guides for SOKY Reads! are available at all partner locations and online at www.sokybookfest.org. This program is made possible through the generosity of the Friends of WKU Libraries, Warren County Public Library and WKU English Department.

For information or to download a program guide, visit www.sokybookfest.org or contact Kristie Lowry at (270) 745-4502.

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