Books By The Banks

The Eighth Annual Books By The Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival will be held Saturday, October 11 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati.

Along with more than 100 authors who will talk with patrons and sign copies of their books, there will be author panels and discussions; a kids zone with a variety of activities and entertainment; sponsor booths; and an onsite bookstore.

This event is free to attend, and runs from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.

The list of confirmed authors and other event details can be found at

Some of this year's participating authors have been guests on WVXU's local shows, Around Cincinnati or Cincinnati Edition. Here are links to their interviews you can enjoy before meeting them in person on October 11...just click on their name!

David Bell   Duffy Brown   Emma Carlson Berne   Andrea Cheng   Carey Corp/Lorie Langdon   Connie J. Harrell  Melissa Landers 

Phil Nuxhall #1   Phil Nuxhall #2   Adam Watkins   Molly Wellmann     Kerrie Logan Hollihan Wendy Hart Beckman   Tamera Lenz Muente

Loren Long  

91.7 WVXU is a proud media partner.


"The Skin Collector"
1:00 am
Fri July 11, 2014

New Lincoln Rhyme thriller from author Jeffrey Deaver

Bestselling author Jeffrey Deaver (The Bone Collector) talks with our Barbara Gray about his newest Lincoln Rhyme thriller, The Skin Collector.

1:00 am
Fri July 4, 2014

The Dooniverse from local authors Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon

Have you entered the Dooniverse yet? Local authors Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon have created a series of fantasy books, the Doon series, with the first novel, Doon, now available and the second, Destined for Doon, due out September 2. The authors are with Barbara Gray to discuss the series, the characters and plots, and a unique connection to a 1950’s era Broadway musical.

"Pearls and Poison"
1:00 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Milford's Duffy Brown is out with her third Consignment Shop mystery

Pearls and Poison is the third novel in the Consignment Shop Mysteries from Milford-based author Duffy Brown. She’s with our Barbara Gray to share a little about the plot, the fun of writing a continuing series, and her new series coming out this fall.

"The Boy at the Museum"
1:00 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Curator at the Taft Museum by day, novelist by night - Tamera Lenz Muente

Tamera Lenz Muente is assistant curator at the Taft Museum of Art by day and novelist by night. Her first book, a historical novel set in Cincinnati called The Boy at the Museum has just been released and she’s with Lee Hay to talk about her research into Cincinnati’s early history and some of the famous people she included in her debut book.

You can meet her at her book signing at Joseph Beth Booksellers in Rookwood on Saturday, August 9th, at 2pm.

"The Prodigal Son"
1:00 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Author Kimberla Lawson Roby talks about her latest novel

Kelly Blewett is joined by bestselling author Kimberla Lawson Roby, writer of the new novel A Prodigal Son, the latest in her Rev. Curtis Black series, to discuss the series and using the biblical story of the prodigal son as the theme for this book.