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Livestream Reading: Travis Williams and Marina Richie

Annie Bloom’s welcomes Oregon authors Travis Williams and Marina Richie for a livestream presentation of their new books from OSU Press. Please register in advance for this Zoom event: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkce6vrzIvGdZxcalzZtaiZDtzZlM3d0bQ About Willamette River Greenways: Travis Williams, executive director of Willamette Riverkeeper, has spent countless hours paddling the Willamette, becoming familiar with its flora, fauna, and human neighbors. In Willamette River Greenways, he combines personal narrative about his experiences on the river with nuanced consideration of the controversies and challenges of the Greenway Program. Williams sheds light on current land stewardship practices, revealing the institutional and leadership failures that endanger the river’s water quality and habitat, and looks to the program’s future. He also takes readers with him onto the water, sharing what it’s like to…

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In-Store Reading: Trudy Ludwig: Brave Every Day

Annie Bloom’s welcomes back Portland author Trudy Ludwig for an in-store reading from her new picture book, Brave Every Day. Trudy will be in conversation with fellow Portland author Susan Hill Long, as they discuss the topic: “Using Children’s Stories to Promote Emotional Resilience in Our Stress-filled World.” This in-store reading is first come, first served. Seating is limited. Please be mindful of any store health policies that might be in effect on the night of the reading. Signed and personalized copies are available for pre-order! Include the name for personalization in the order notes; all orders without a name specified in the order notes will be signed only. About Brave Every Day: From social-emotional learning expert Trudy Ludwig and award-winning picture book illustrator Patrice…

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In-Store Poetry Reading: Ann Farley and Beth Bonness

Annie Bloom’s welcomes local poets Ann Farley and Beth Bonness for a reading from their new collections, both published by Portland’s own The Poetry Box. (Vivienne Popperl was originally scheduled to participate, but is unable to attend.) This in-store reading is first come, first served. Seating is limited. Please be mindful of any store health policies that might be in effect on the night of the reading. About Tell Her Yes: A drop of rain slips from leaf to ground, perhaps to river and beyond. Like rain’s journey, our lives twist and turn, hit dry stretches and unexpected turbulence, land on moments of beauty. Nurture and nature, with its solace and challenges, weaves through the poems in Tell Her Yes. Themes of love and parenthood,…

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In-Store Reading: Emiko Jean: Tokyo Dreaming

Annie Bloom’s welcomes Pacific Northwest author Emiko Jean for an in-store reading from Tokyo Dreaming, her sequel to Tokyo Ever After. This in-store reading is first come, first served. Seating is limited. Please be mindful of any store health policies that might be in effect on the night of the reading. This event was reschedule from 5/31/22. Signed and personalized copies are available! You must mention that you would like a signed or personalized copy in your order comments at checkout. If you are requesting personalization, please indicate the name for personalization in the order comments as well. Thank you! About Tokyo Dreaming: Return to Tokyo for a royal wedding in Emiko Jean’s Tokyo Dreaming, the sequel to the Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick and…

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Annie Bloom’s Books: Independent Bookstore Day 2022

Annie Bloom’s celebrates Independent Bookstore Day with a raffle for two $25 gift cards, fun giveaways, and exclusive books and literary items that you can only get on that day! (See below.) Find out more about Indie Bookstore Day on the IndieBound website. [More info here.]

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Livestream Reading: Emmeline Duncan: Double Shot Death

Annie Bloom’s welcomes back local author Emmeline Duncan for the livestream launch of Double Shot Death, the second Ground Rules mystery. Emmeline will be in conversation with fellow Portland mystery author Angela M. Sanders. Please register in advance for this Zoom event: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqd-2orzoqHNHPmwTgicWDkEfUtCqnzXfh Pre-order Double Shot Death and receive a gift from the author! Signed copies are available; please specify any personalization requests in the order comments box when you place your order. About Double Shot Death: Sage Caplin is taking her Portland coffee cart on the road to a sustainable music festival, but murder is an unwanted special guest… At Campathon, an annual eco-friendly festival held on a farm outside of Portland, fans celebrate the Pacific Northwest’s music scene in quintessential PDX style—with gourmet…

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Livestream Reading: Joan Nockels Wilson

Annie Bloom’s welcomes Lewis & Clark College alum Joan Nockels Wilson for a reading from her new memoir, The Book of Timothy: A Sister’s Pursuit. Joan will be in conversation with Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Janet Steverson and the book’s subject, Timothy Nockels. Please register in advance for this Zoom event: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpd-uqrTsqH9S2BFywd_xq31yi-BJXRfal About The Book of Timothy: Set in Rome, Chicago, and Anchorage, and spanning thirty years from crime to confrontation, The Book of Timothy: A Sister’s Pursuit recounts in lyric movements a sister’s journey, partly through trickery, but eventually through truth, to gain a long-absent admission from the priest who abused her brother. While on that journey, Nockels Wilson, a former prosecutor, confronts not only the priest, but her personal quest for…

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Livestream Reading: Rachel King

Annie Bloom’s welcomes back Portland author Rachel King for the livestream launch of her debut novel, People Along the Sand. Rachel will be in conversation with North Carolina author Heather Frese, whose novel is The Baddest Girl on the Planet. Please register in advance for this Zoom event: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvcOihqz8uGNdTNbG3efY7XlZKe0lnChyp If you would like a signed or personalized copy of People Along the Sand, please leave a note in the comments section of your order! About People Along the Sand: It’s 1967 in Kalapuya, a town on the Central Oregon Coast, and Jackson Ryder decides to build a second story onto his motel. His wife, Marilyn Ryder, doesn’t want to take on more debt for an expansion. Their ongoing dispute prompts Marilyn to leave Jackson and…

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Livestream Reading: Edna Kovacs and April Henry

Annie Bloom’s welcomes Portland authors Edna Kovacs and April Henry for readings and conversation. Edna Kovacs is the author of Bela’s Nocturne, and April Henry’s latest Young Adult thriller is Eyes of the Forest. Please register in advance for this Zoom event: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEscOmrqjgsE9OmLbQ8DR6hTh97um2peoU- About Bela’s Nocturne: In Bela’s Nocturne, we encounter Bela, a delightful bear cub embarking on his first hibernation. Bela’s adventures lead him to discover not only the meaningful significance of this annual ritual; he also acquires insights into himself as well as his rich ancestral heritage. Edna Kovacs was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She received her B.A. in Anthropology from Northwestern University. As the recipient of the Bliss Carmen Poetry Award she was awarded a scholarship to attend the Banff…

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Livestream Reading: Sallie Weissinger

Annie Bloom’s welcomes Portland author Sallie Weissinger for a livestream reading from her memoir, Yes, Again: (mis)Adventures of a Wishful Thinker. Please register in advance for this Zoom event: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcod-muqjMjGtdjuGpzIIznmUbSJiqyhILT If you would like a signed or personalized copy of this book, please leave a note in the comments section of your order! About Yes, Again: In this laughter-through-tears memoir, Sallie Weissinger, a late-in-life widow, recounts the highs and lows of navigating the tricky online dating world of the 2000s. Interwoven throughout her adventures in search of a new relationship are stories from her childhood as a military brat, her southern heritage, her various marriages, and the volunteer work in Central and South America that helped her keep moving forward through it all. Weissinger keeps…

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