Author David Farland Needs Your Help

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  • Wednesday, April 10, 2013
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  • While this is not technically "Thriller" news, it's an opportunity for book lovers to support a beloved author, Dave Wolverton (aka David Farling) during a time of tragedy for his family:

    From David Farland's site:

    As many of you know, Dave’s son, Ben, was in a serious long-boarding accident last week. He is 16 and suffers from severe brain trauma, a cracked skull, broken pelvis and tail bone, burnt knees, bruised lungs, broken ear drum, road rash, and is currently in a coma. His family has no insurance.

    We are having a book bomb this Wednesday on behalf of Ben Wolverton to help his family out. You can view the event’s facebook page here.

    For those that don’t know, a book bomb is an event where participants purchase a book on a specific day to support the author, or, in this case, a young person in serious need: Ben Wolverton.

    Many of you have expressed sympathy for Dave and Ben and have asked if you could help. Now you can. We need you to help Ben get the most out of this book bomb. Right now we are focused on spreading the word and telling others about it. If you could share this event on facebook, twitter, pinterest, your blog, or through email, please do. This is a way everyone reading this can help, whatever their financial situation.

    The two books in the "book bomb" are Nightingale and Million Dollar Outlines. Alternately, you may make a donation directly to the family.


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