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Posted: Friday, November 30, 2012 7:35 pm | Updated: 3:08 pm, Tue Apr 29, 2014.

The following books by Quad-Cities authors have recently been published:

"Working With Really Stupid People: The Neighbors" by Cindy McDermott. The booktakes a look at the topic of less-than-desirable neighbors and the troubles they cause. It's a humorous, fictional account of the struggles of the manager of a gated community as she deals with homeowners who think the rules don't apply to them.

From 1 to 3 p.m. today, Ms. McDermott will be at Readmore Book World, 1518 15th St., Moline, to sign copies of her book.

Visit her website at workingwithreallystupidpeople.com to learn more about her book, listen to an audio download, read a sample of her work or order a copy of the book. It's available in print and electronic forms.

"Callie Cakes Finds Her Treasures," a children's book bySharon R. Holub.When Callie Cakes moves into a new house, all of her treasures -- her tea set, her books, her sailboat, but most importantly her bear -- go missing. Callie's mom suggests she try to make some new friends, then she won't miss her treasures so much. After two boys from down the street befriend her, Callie learns that these new friends are the treasures she's been looking for all along.

The book can be bought at tatepublishing.com.

Ms. Holub will sign copies of the book from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Readmore Book World, 1518 15th St., Moline.

If you have a new book coming out, let us know. Email a plot summary and more information to jturner@qconline.com.

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