Stop in on Tuesday, July 9th between 2:00 and 4:00pm for a signing with local author, Mary Agria. Mary will be in signing copies of her latest novel, Range of Motion. This is a free signing. Author of the best-selling novel, Time in a Garden, Mary Agria continues her love affair with northern Michigan and gardens. In this novel about the power of new beginnings—as long-time Little Traverse Bay cottager Maggie Aron struggles to confront her own mortality and the ’sciatica of the soul’ that can rob life of its meaning and hope. “Plants root themselves. […] Except life doesn’t end there. They grow toward one another, sharing space, building the community we call a garden. Plants stretch upward toward the sun. They dance on the wind. We can learn a lot from plants.” Range of Motion RANGE OF MOTION offers powerful insights into the nature of community and the resilience it takes to keep growing no matter what the future holds. Author Mary Agria was featured Michigan woman author of the year by the Charlevoix Zonta (2016) and won first prize in the statewide feature competition from Michigan Garden Clubs (2017). Five of her eight novels celebrate the unique beauty and culture of northern Michigan.