On Oct. 16th, the Geneva Library Foundation presented “Haunted Geneva – A Night with Travis Thrasher” at the library. It featured novel Ghostwriter, by local author Travis Thrasher, which is set in Geneva. Fans enjoyed several readings and discussions with the author, give-aways, and a reception including fantastic hors d’oeuvres from the Inglenook Pantry and desserts from Harry and David. Travis answered many questions about the book and his extensive experience in the writing industry and how it is rapidly changing in the face of self-publishers on the Internet and the emergence of eBooks.
Travis Thrasher is the author of thirteen works of fiction and his goal is to continue to tell powerful and moving stories that will reach fiction readers of all types. As a fulltime novelist for over two years, Travis feels he’s still just warming up and is “glad to be a part of all the great things happening at the library this year.”
“There are things I learn about the writing process and about myself with every novel. I believe my best stories are still in front of me, waiting to be discovered like a buried treasure. I’m thankful that I’m able to dig a little more every day. “ More information on Travis Thrasher and his novels can be found at www.travisthrasher.com
Have you ever asked yourself this question or even pondered the thought? To a child walking into Youth Services, it must be priceless. Although they may not understand the value of a dollar, it is the one place where the possibilities seem endless and books unlimited. To an adult, it may be that they can check out as many books, videos or cd’s and not have to worry about money being exchanged. It may even be the many book discussions, the use of a computer, or just sitting by the fire place to read. These are just a few things of what make a library great. This is what makes the Geneva Library the place to be and so valuable to those who use it.