Join us for an afternoon gathering in celebration of a week of reading across the nation. Lots of Cat and the Hat activities to have fun with, whimsical treats to eat and children authors to greet during this Seussical party honoring Dr. Seuss and the valued world of reading. Meet authors such as Dori Hillestad Butler, author of the Haunted Library series, Laura Lahm, creator of Colorful Seattle:Explore & Color and Brianna Sayres, author of Where Do Diggers Sleep At Night?
Come one, come all ages to this fun, fun and lots more fun party!
***AnEvening for Bookclubs***
Wed, March 18th ~ 7:00pm
Books, books and more books
Whether you currently belong to a group or not, please join us for this fun & informative evening. We will be presenting 35 new paperback titles that we deem worthy for discussion and will also be available to answer any questions. Remember...the next best thing to reading a book is talking about it.
Seating is limited so please come early.
Wednesday, March 25th 7:00 pm
Please join in as we meet with PacNW author, Carol Cassella in discussion of her newly released paperback, Gemini, a riveting novel of moral complexity and emotional depth set in the Pacific Northwest. Dr. Charlotte Reese works in the intensive care unit of Seattle's Beacon Hospital. One night a Jane Doe is transferred to her care from a rural hospital, victim of a hit and run accident. Days pass, Jane Doe's condition worses, and her identity remains a mystery. Enlisting the help of her boyfriend, Eric, a science journalist, Charlotte impulsively sets out to uncover Jane's past.
Other highly praised novels by the author include Oxygen and Healer. Ms. Cassella is a practicing anesthesiologist in Seattle and a medical writer specializing in global public health advocary for the developing world. She majored in literature at Duke University and graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in 1986.
Book Launch Party!
Sat, March 28th ~ 4:00pm
In the Time of Dragon Moon
Join in the celebration of the release of Janet Lee Carey's new Wilde Island book, In the Time of the Dragon Moon, a story of medieval love, magic and murder. When a hidden killer slays the royal Pendragon heir, the murder is made to look like an accident but the queen's healer, Uma and her ally, Jackrun, sense the darker truth and combine their powers to outwit a secret plot to overthrow the Pendragon throne.
Come all ye readers, writers, friends, dragons and fairies. Enjoy delicious eats and treats while you gambol and frolic at this festive party. Make Dragon's Egg Shakers or play percussion for the Dragon Dance. Come in costumes if you please or come in comfy jeans and tees.
Come one, come all to this fun and festive literary event for all ages!
Janet is the author of nine YA novels including Beasts of Noor,Dragons of Noor, Dragonswood and Dragon's Keep. Her titles have been listed in the ALA Best Books for Young Adults and she is a past winner of the Mark Twain Award and finalist for the Washington State Book award.
Contributions can be made to the Nature Conservancy's Save the Rainforest jar as part of the author's support of this important global cause.
Upcoming Events March 2015
Quote of the Month
"As I've often said, you can shop online & find whatever you're looking for,
but bookstores are where you find what you weren't looking for."
Paul Krugman, Nobel Laureate
Wednesday, March 11th ~ 7:00 pm
Join our featured PNW poets Priscilla Long and Mary Eliza Crane for an evening of poetry and Open Mic. This is a great chance to read from your own personal work and hear from some of our best local talent. Open to All.
"Poets are...the trumpets which sing
to battle"- Percy Bysshe Shelley
Instore Book Clubs
Tuesday, March 24th ~ 7:00 pm
Reading Circle will discuss Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
Sunday, March 29th ~ 3:00 pm
Knit Too Readers will discuss Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
Both Bookclubs are Open To All
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