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Author Laura McBride to speak in Henderson

We Are Called to Rise at Henderson Libraries

Paseo Verde Library hosts Las Vegas author Laura McBride


Laura McBride, Las Vegas author and English professor at the College of Southern Nevada, will speak about her debut book, “We Are Called to Rise,” at the Paseo Verde Library on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 10a.m.

McBride’s novel is the NV Reads selection for 2015, a Nevada Center for the Book program sponsored by the Nevada State Library & Archives. Inspired by real events in Nevada, McBride’s story is about a community and family and the clashing cultures in America.

McBride’s work was a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, an ABA Indies Introduce Debut Authors pick, and the number one pick for IndieBound Indie Next List.

McBride will also sign copies of her book after the program. This program is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit or call 702-492-6581. This event is free and open to the public.

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