Independent booksellers and local writers: it’s a literary marriage made in book heaven. The owner of the new Battle Creek Books, Jim Donahue, and “tween” author Sandy Carlson from Battle Creek are in full agreement.

"GALESBURG, MI -- A 4.2 earthquake caused minor building damage in and around Galesburg, the closest city to the epicenter, officials said Saturday afternoon. The most serious impact was a gas leak at the Target distributing center not far from the quake epicenter between Scotts and Galesburg." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"Saturday's earthquake, which was centered five miles south of Galesburg and could be felt in parts of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin, was a magnitude 4.2." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"An earthquake struck just 14 miles from Battle Creek Saturday, according to the United States Geological Survey. The USGS confirmed the earthquake, which measured 4.0 magnitude, hit about 5 miles south of Galesburg at 12:23 p.m. Saturday." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

The U.S. Geological Survey confirms a magnitude 4.0 quake shook southwest Michigan from an epicenter a few miles south of Galesburg.