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Wil’s New JFK Assassination Title is Now Available

Wil’s new title on that fateful day in Dallas, ‘The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy,’ is now available for purchase. You can find it through all leading online retailers. It is also being offered through our eShop (signed, with free shipping, and at a considerably lower price than any online merchant) HERE.

For a free look at the first chapter, click HERE.

Scholastic, the world’s leading publisher of books for children, is confident that this title will become a library standard for years to come. It is a deeply informative and generously illustrated volume that should adequately satisfy any student’s curiosity on the subject.

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Wil’s Latest Radio Interview

Wil was the featured guest on ‘Middays With Michelle’—hosted by Michelle Dawn Mooney on WPG Talk Radio 1450 AM—on ‘Paperback Book Day,’ July 30th. For those of you who missed it, the full interview has been posted HERE.

Topics discussed include how Wil got his start in publishing, his various editorial positions before writing fulltime, his novels Wave, The Gemini Virus, Frame 232, and his upcoming release from Scholastic, The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

New JFK Assassination Title Coming from Wil

On September 1st, Scholastic will publish a new book about the Kennedy assassination from Wil Mara. The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy was written in the wake of Wil’s bestselling Frame 232 and, at 112 pages, is aimed at younger readers looking to learn the basics about this tragic event in American history. The book is already available for pre-order at all major retailers and will also be featured in our eShop. Scholastic, the world’s leading publisher of books for children, is expecting this title to become a standard text in schools and libraries across America and beyond.

More information will be forthcoming.

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Wil Composes Music For Frame 232 Audiobook

Wil Mara’s bestselling novel Frame 232, which tells the story of one woman’s effort to escape pursuit after discovering that her late mother held the key piece of evidence to the Kennedy assassination, is coming to audio in Spring of 2015. It will be released by Cherry Hill Publishing and will contain original music composed and recorded by Wil.

Listen here for a preview:

http://www.wilmara.com/frame232audio/frame1.mp3

http://www.wilmara.com/frame232audio/frame2.mp3

Wil Mara To Appear At The New Jersey Center For The Book Celebration

Date: Saturday, October, 18, 2014

Time: 11:00am-4:30pm

Location: Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ  http://www.groundsforsculpture.org/Visit/Hours-Directions-and-Parking

Details: The New Jersey Center For The Book will be celebrating the 350th Anniversary of the Great State of New Jersey on Saturday, October 18, 2014, at the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ, from 11-4:30 PM with an eye toward literacy. Besides showcasing its 12 grant winning NJ libraries from around the state, the NJCFB will be hosting an authors’ and illustrators’ alley. The program would begin with guest speaker world-renowned artist sculptor and founder of The Grounds for Sculpture Seward Johnson and a presentation by the Library of Congress from 1-2 PM, preceded and followed by author and exhibit visits by the attendees. A crowd of more than a thousand people is expected to attend, mostly made up of young families. Two auditorium spaces will be presenting programs throughout the afternoon. There will also be an area for craft demonstrations, book art displays, and educational workshops. Wil Mara will be among a select group of  authors and illustrators who will be greeting the public and selling their books.  In addition to the displays offered by the grant-winning libraries, exhibits from other New Jersey libraries, New Jersey Historical Society, New Jersey Department of the Humanities, and groups such as the New Jersey lacemakers will be featured. http://www.njcenterforthebook.org/content/view/242