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Two Rivers Virtual Book Club July

July’s pick is The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSLLER Winner of the 2019 National Book Award in Nonfiction A brilliant, haunting and unforgettable memoir from a stunning new talent about the inexorable pull of home and family, set in a shotgun house in New Orleans East. In 1961, Sarah M. Broom’s mother Ivory Mae bought a shotgun house in the then-promising neighborhood of New Orleans East and built her world inside of it. It was the height of the Space Race and the neighborhood was home to a major NASA plant–the postwar optimism seemed assured. Widowed, Ivory Mae remarried Sarah’s father Simon Broom; their combined family would eventually number twelve children. But after Simon died, six months after Sarah’s…

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Reading is Resistance: July Book Club: YA

Join us to discuss our YA book pick for July: We Are Not From Here, by Jenny Torres Sanchez. We will be diving into the discussion questions provided and explore the book themes. Sign up to join our conversation! [RSVP Here]

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Reading is Resistance: July Book Club: Middle Reader

Join us to discuss How to Make Friends with the Sea (our July focus book for middle readers). We will be diving into the discussion questions provided and explore the book themes. Sign up to join our conversation! [RSVP Here]

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Summer 2020 Online: Starting the Novel

Dive in to the first draft of your novel with confidence, excitement, and curiosity, armed with tools to deal with doubt and writers block. This three week online class will include writing exercises, feedback and a discussion of the variety of ways to begin a novel. July 9 – 23, 2020 Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (3 sessions) online via Zoom Cari Luna Cari Luna is the author of The Revolution of Every Day, which won the Oregon Book Award for Fiction. A fellow of Yaddo and Ragdale, her writing has appeared in Guernica, Salon, Jacobin, Electric Literature, Catapult, The Rumpus, PANK, and elsewhere. [Buy Tickets Here]

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Coffee Break with Reading is Resistance

A recurring conversation on building awareness through the books we read. Register and join the conversation via Crowdcast at: https://www.tworiversbooks.com/event/coffee-break-reading-resistance For a collection of recommended book lists curated by Reading is Resistance, please visit our Reading is Resistance Resource page: https://www.tworiversbooks.com/reading-resistance For the full Book Club, and all related information, check out their website: https://www.readingisresistance.com/book-club Topics by date: June 4: Jazz Baby (ft. live music with Farnell Newton) (farnellnewton.com) June 11: Activism/Community Engagement June 18: Collage and Craft in Social Justice Books for Kids June 25: Outdoor/Adventure Books July 2: Book Bundle Highlight July 9: Social Justice Teaching July 16: Poetry July 23: Book Bundle Highlight (ft. special guest Vera Newton, from Vera’s Reviews) July 30: Interview (TBD) August 6: How to Get Involved in…

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Book Talk Book Club (Remote)

The Books Around the Corner Book Talk Book Club is led by the owner/librarian, Stephanie Rose, and meets monthly on Wednesday every month. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our customers (RSVP is not required). Bring whatever book your are reading or have recently finished and book talk it to the group. This is a great way to find books outside of your genre that you may not have otherwise been introduced to! Our book discussions aim to bring people together to talk about books in a safe and inviting atmosphere. Our meetings are lovely and inclusive; we invite you to attend. Come and enjoy a lively discussion with other readers. REMOTE INSTRUCTIONS Join online! https://zoom.us/j/306490858 Meeting ID: 306 490 858…

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Online: Coffee at Your Kitchen Table with Willamette Writers

Join us for coffee at your kitchen table with Willamette Writers Online! Warm up the coffeepot and get your cup — we’re ready for a coffee date with you online. Join us on Zoom for coffee and conversation. No reason — just connection. We will see you there! Details for joining online Click over to our events calendar to find the details for logging in: willamettewriters.org/events. New to Zoom? If you are new to Zoom you can go to a test meeting at https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/115002262083-Joining-a-Test-Meeting. We look forward to sharing a cup with you! [Note that this is a recurring event, see the source link below for more dates.]

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The Write Place: An Online Meeting for Productivity

Looking for writers in all the wrong places? Maybe you need the write place. Join at the Write Place each week, online. Discuss goal setting and productivity while encouraging, supporting, and connecting with other writers. We will share our rejections, sales, and other market news so that we can inspire and learn from each other. How to join the Write Place Please fill out the Google Form here, and we will send you details for logging in: https://forms.gle/4tN8y78Atcw3WbU87 See you at the Write Place

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Skylit: Vera Kelly Is Not a Mystery by Rosalie Knecht, with Amy Stewart

Rosalie Knecht discusses her new novel Vera Kelly Is Not a Mystery with Amy Stewart! Order Vera Kelly Is Not a Mystery Order Who Is Vera Kelly? Order Kopp Sisters on the March * Rosalie Knecht is the author of Who Is Vera Kelly? and Relief Map. She is the translator of César Aira’s The Seamstress and the Wind (New Directions) and a Center for Fiction Emerging Writer Fellow. She resides in New York City. Amy Stewart is the New York Times best-selling author of the Kopp Sisters series, which are based on the true story of one of America’s first female deputy sheriffs and her two rambunctious sisters. The books are in development with Elizabeth Banks’ production company, Brownstone, for a television series. Her popular nonfiction titles include…

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Two Rivers Book Club

Two Rivers Book Club is open to all readers who would like to discuss books in a casual group setting, perhaps even with a glass of wine! We meet the last Tuesday of the month at 45th Parallel Wines, 8527 N Lombard Street in St Johns, Portland, Oregon, from 6:30-8:00pm. We will reveal the book for the following month at the end of the discussion, and post it in this event and on our website (https://www.tworiversbooks.com/event/two-rivers-book-club) after.

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