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Fall Cookbook Club

Join us for a fall gathering filled with good food and conversation with foodie and amateur chef, Stephanie Rose and your community. This is a potluck-style event with every attendee choosing a recipe from the cookbook to share with the group. The event is limited to 12 participants and purchase of the cookbook at Books Around the Corner confirms your place on the list. After the event is full we will form a waitlist. If you have any questions please email info@booksaroundthecorner.com We will be cooking out of Sheet Pan Suppers by Molly Gilbert ($16.95) . Order your copy today. Prepayment required.

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TFAW Book Club w/ Cat Farris!

TFAW Book Club is back! And we’re extremely happy to announce the amazing Cat Farris is joining us as our special guest of honor! The first TFAW Book Club selection is the wonderful My Boyfriend is a Bear by Oni Press. Don’t have a copy of the book? We have copies available for sale right now at our Portland Things From Another World store! After you’ve read the book, come hang out with us and Cat as we discuss the book from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. on August 31st, 2019! All Book Club attendees will be able to get a copy of their book signed as well! Haven’t heard of My Boyfriend is a Bear? Check out the synopsis below: Bear meets girl. Nora has…

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Young Adult Book Club (Burnside)

The Young Adult Book Club is a safe place for teens to talk about books. You pick the books and Powell’s brings the snacks! We meet monthly to discuss strong stories with diverse characters. This month we meet to discuss The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh. Join us!

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Books Around the Corner Book Club

We will discuss The Library Book by Susan Orlean. Orlean re-opens the unsolved mystery of the most catastrophic library fire in American history and delivers a love letter to the institution of libraries themselves. Available at a 15% discount to order if you plan on attending the book club.

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Classics Book Group

This month our group meets to discuss Death in Venice by Thomas Mann. Join us!

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For Colored Folks

WHAT IT IS: A book club geared to cultivating joy and empowerment for people of color. The book lists will include non-fiction written by POCs and some fiction as well. Donations are not required to attend, but if you’d like to donate to contribute to snacks and beverages that we bring feel free to Cash app me at $BriaunaMcKizzie or venmo me at brigirl ABOUT THE SPACE: The meetings will be held at my job, Ruby Receptionists, which is located on the 9th floor of the Fox Tower. Free parking on the street after 7:00 PM. It’s also located like 5-7 minutes from the max. Carpooling would be great, too. I live on the west side and would be happy to have other West siders…

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Horror Book Club

We will discuss House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski. A blind old man, a young apprentice working in a tattoo shop, and a mad woman haunting an Ohio institute narrate this story of a family that encounters an endlessly shifting series of hallways in their new home, eventually coming face to face with the awful darkness lying at its heart. Available at a 15% discount to order if you plan on attending the book club.

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Bookstore Romance Day!

Join us August 17th (all day!) for Bookstore Romance Day! We’ll have fun activities and a Book Club at 2 pm. We’ll have a place to share a beautiful moment for our pin-board and we’ll have some lovely specials on some items in the store. Write a romance novel! This is a continuous novel writing experience- where each person takes off from where the previous person ended. This continues the story in a fun and entertaining way and with no pressure (it’s anonymous!). At 2 pm join us to discuss The Little Bookshop of Lonely Hearts by Annie Darling for a Book Club (all welcome!). This adorable romance takes place in a bookshop in London! So much fun and highly recommended by Candace. In addition…

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For Colored Folks

WHAT IT IS: A book club geared to cultivating joy and empowerment for people of color. The book lists will include non-fiction written by POCs and some fiction as well. Donations are not required to attend, but if you’d like to donate to contribute to snacks and beverages that we bring feel free to Cash app me at $BriaunaMcKizzie or venmo me at brigirl ABOUT THE SPACE: The meetings will be held at my job, Ruby Receptionists, which is located on the 9th floor of the Fox Tower. Free parking on the street after 7:00 PM. It’s also located like 5-7 minutes from the max. Carpooling would be great, too. I live on the west side and would be happy to have other West siders…

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Mystery/Thrillers Book Club

We will discuss The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld. Three years ago, Madison Culver disappeared when her family was choosing a Christmas tree in Oregon’s Skookum National Forest. She would be eight-years-old now–if she has survived. Desperate to find their beloved daughter, certain someone took her, the Culvers turn to Naomi, a private investigator with an uncanny talent for locating the lost and missing. Available at a 15% discount to order if you plan on attending the book club. Email us to order it or come in!

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