Best-selling author JM Clark opens bookstore in Cincinnati; Inauguration on April 18

JM Clark

La Librairie Tome promotes literacy, creativity and diversity

CINCINNATI, UNITED STATES, March 9, 2022 / — The Tome Bookstore, a minority-owned bookstore and cafe, is set to open in Cincinnati, Ohio next month. A grand opening celebration is scheduled for Monday, April 18 at 2123 Beechmont Avenue from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., when the public can stop by to visit the new store and have the chance to receive a gift.

Located in the Mount Washington neighborhood, The Tome Bookstore will offer new and used books, as well as classes for children to learn how to write their own stories, create characters, tell their own stories and more. The bookstore also has a full-service cafe with coffee drinks, baked goods, and various gift items.

Tome Bookstore is committed to promoting literacy and diversity while providing the community with a gathering place and space for creativity and expression.

Tome Bookstore is owned by JM Clark and his wife. Clark is the best-selling author of The Palace Program science fiction trilogy, as he pursues his passion for writing and reviewing work in the field of fantasy fiction. He continues to deliver upbeat, tentative advice and produce work that keeps fans wanting more.

“The Palace Program,” which consists of “New Kings of Tomorrow,” “Tomorrow’s Wrath,” and Tomorrow’s End, follows freshman Jacob as a devastating pandemic destroys the world. Jacob and the other pandemic survivors are taken to the Palace Program. Housed in a modern quarantined facility, the Palace is a perfect community designed to protect them from the disease that has wiped out 95% of the world’s population. But the Order, which has become the new ruling power, believes that the desires of the old world are responsible for its collapse. Jacob slowly begins to see that the man-made utopian society is nowhere near a perfect future, but rather an unfathomable deception.

Of the trilogy, reader Mike Danielson said, “I just finished reading ‘New Kings of Tomorrow’ and I don’t want to put too many spoilers in it, but the ending is so offbeat and not what you’re expecting. waited all the time this would make M. Night Shyamalan jealous and wish he’d thought of it. This is a near future sci-fi book that really touches on everything that happens in it. This book is like a emotional roller coaster of twists and turns.

“I wrote the trilogy to show how science fiction can be used to explore social issues and promote diversity. Now I’m excited to open The Tome Bookstore and give people of all ages the opportunity to learn about writing and storytelling,” Clark said.

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