Serious bookworms may want to consider a road trip at the end of the month. The 14th annual S.C. Book Festival will be held Feb. 27-28 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. This free event features over 80 exhibitors, over 100 authors, and 25 artists showcasing and selling their work as well as special ticketed events like classes, brunch with the authors, and more. Some of the authors that will be in attendance include Dorothea Benton Frank, Nicole Seitz, Marjory Wentworth, and Matt and Ted Lee. For more information on the weekend, go to