The NEW Montgomery County Book Festival presents over 40 authors on February 2, 2013. The list includes authors who write for Children, Teens, and Adults. The Opening Keynote author is NY Times Best Seller, Jonathan Maberry. The Closing Keynote author, also a NY Times Best Seller, is Sherrilyn Kenyon. There is a special presentation during the lunch hour by local author, Deeanne Gist. Ten author panels repeat twice during the three panel sessions. Many local authors are moderating the panels. Short book signing sessions are scheduled between author panel sessions, as is a general signing session after the Closing Keynote. See the website for the full list of authors. Books are sold by Murder By the Book, food and drinks for sale at the concession and entertainment from a live DJ will provide music. Through the generosity of our donors, the Festival is free and open to the general public. It will be held at Lone Star College – Montgomery at 3200 College Park Drive, The Woodlands, Texas, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.