It's always cool when you see Kalamazoo get love from from an author or anyone sharing the awesomeness that is our city. Recently I discovered that Kalamazoo is the main focus of a kids book that's a part of the "Michigan Chillers" series of books written by Johnathan Rand. The book has a solid review from one user on Thriftbooks.com which provides the synopsis:

I just read Kreepy Klowns of Kalamazoo and I thought it was a good book. The story is great, about some Klowns (yes with a 'K') that try to take over the carnival. There are some errors in grammar and spelling in mine (because I have an old one), but you can understand what it is trying to say. I gave it a 5 star rating because it was a good idea to make into a book.

This series seems pretty cool. Think "Goosebumps" but for Michiganders. The other themed books in the series include:

Mayhem on Mackinac Island

Terror Stalks Traverse City

Poltergeists of Petoskey

Aliens Attack Alpena

Gargoyles of Gaylord

Strange Spirits of St. Ignace

Kreepy Klowns of Kalamazoo

Dinosaurs Destroy Detroit

Sinister Spiders or Saginaw

Mackinaw City Mummies

Great Lakes Ghost Ship

Au Sable Alligators

Gruesome Ghouls of Grand Rapids

Bionic Bats Bay City

Calumet Copper Creatures

Catastrophe in Caseville

A Ghostly Haunting in Grand Haven

Drummond Island Dogman

If you want to buy any of them you can check out the links below. A lot of the books go for less than $10 and there are even some links where you can score autographed copies.

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