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Darryl Lloyd (Ever Wild)

From Broadway Books’s website: Darryl Lloyd, Ever Wild: A Lifetime on Mount Adams We welcome Darryl Lloyd to Broadway Books with his new book Ever Wild: A Lifetime on Mount Adams. Ever Wild is a mix of adventure memoir with enlightening doses of human history, geography, geology, botany, and a call for protection. Lloyd is the foremost authority on Washington State’s Mount Adams, a sometimes overlooked but never forgotten hulk of a mountain known as Pahto to its earliest inhabitants. He grew up on a ranch at the base of the mountain and devoted his life to learning about the mountain — observing the ebb and flow of its glaciers, photographing the play of light, wandering lush meadows and old-growth forests, hiking boulder-strewn slops, and…

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Renee Linnell presents The Burn Zone

From Annie Bloom’s website: Annie Bloom’s welcomes Renee Linnell to read from her memoir, The Burn Zone. After seven years of faithfully following her spiritual teacher, Renee Linnell finally realized she was in a cult and had been severely brainwashed. But how did that happen to someone like her? She had graduated magna cum laude with a double degree. She had traveled to nearly fifty countries alone before she turned thirty-five. She was a surf model and a professional Argentine tango dancer. She had started five different companies and had an MBA from NYU. How could someone like her end up brainwashed and in a cult? The Burn Zone is an exploration of how we give up our power―how what started out as a need…

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Courtenay Hameister

From Broadway Books’s website: Courtenay Hameister, Okay Fine Whatever On Tuesday, October 9th, at 7 pm Courtenay Hameister joins us to read from her memoir Okay Fine Whatever: The Year I Went from Being Afraid of Everything to Only Being Afraid of Most Things, published by Little,Brown. The book tells the story of one chronically anxious woman’s hilarious yearlong quest to change her own timid nature by seeking out the kinds of experiences she’s spent her life avoiding – such as spending the afternoon in a sensory deprivation tank, attending a fellatio class, having a session with a professional cuddler, and braving twenty-eight first dates. The book reminds us that it is possible to become bold, or at least bold-ish, a little at a time.…

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