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Livestream Reading! Steven Mayfield: Treasure of the Blue Whale

This previously in-store reading will now be livestreamed! See our Facebook event page Annie Bloom’s welcomes local author Steven Mayfield to read from his novel, Treasure of the Blue Whale. In this whimsical, often funny, Depression-era tale, young Connor O’Halloran decides to share a treasure he’s discovered on an isolated stretch of Northern California beach. Almost overnight, his sleepy seaside village is comically transformed into a bastion of consumerism, home to a commode with a jeweled seat cover, a pair of genuinely fake rare documents, a mail-order bride, and an organ-grinder’s monkey named Mr. Sprinkles. But when it turns out that the treasure is not real, Connor must conspire with Miss Lizzie Fryberg and a handful of town leaders he’s dubbed The Ambergrisians to save…

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NOT A PLACE TO VISIT online release party and art exhibit with T Edward Bak

Not a Place to Visit is a new collection of illustrated essays by WILD MAN cartoonist T Edward Bak. Join the artist on Thursday, April 2 for a livestream book reading and presentation. Signed books will be for sale online! Exploring themes of social and ecological flux unique to environments in the western US through concisely rendered reflections this series examines the migration of the artist’s family to and from Colorado’s San Luis Valley, tourism and salmon on the Columbia River, the fraught ecosystem of southern California’s Salton Sea, and fracking along the northern Colorado prairie and Front Range. WHO: T Edward Bak WHAT: Not A Place To Visit livestream book reading and presentation WHERE: FB or IG live or Twitch (we’re still looking into it) WHEN: Thursday…

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Planning and Writing Your Book with Kristen James

THIS MEETING IS ONLINE and FREE to all. (Details below the talk decription.) Planning and Writing Your Book: How to Apply Methods and Tips from Bestselling Writers Kristen Chaney James, author of Blockbuster Books, Broken Down and other writing books will share the methods and tips she’s picked up during her writing career to plan and write an engaging novel. You don’t have to choose to “write from the middle” or only use the “three legged outline” because you can use a combination of methods to ensure your story is solid and hits all the plot points readers look for. **You can join us on your phone or on your computer. You do not need to have video, but it is helpful if you can.…

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Books Around the Corner: Romance Book Club (Remote)

The Books Around the Corner Romance Book Club will be community led and meets monthly on the first Thursday of every month at 5PM. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our romance loving customers (RSVP is not required). 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 about the chosen book with other readers. Join us on April 2nd for our first Romance Book Club. We will discuss Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey. About the book: A rom-com-obsessed romantic waiting for her perfect leading man learns that life doesn’t always go according to…

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Online: One Page Wednesday – APRIL

Writers, escape the solitude of your desk. Readers, come hear great fresh work. Here is an opportunity to share or listen to one page of work in progress from talented writers from everywhere. Come with a single page of work and sign up to read – or come to listen and prepare to be inspired! April’s One Page featured readers are YOU. Literary Arts is taking One Page online! Hosted by Natalie Serber. The Zoom call is limited to 75 participants.  At least 20 people will be invited to read for four minutes. Click here to join Wednesday, April 1 at 7:00 p.m. Pacific Time. You do NOT need a Zoom account to log on to a Zoom meeting. You don’t need to live in…

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Virtual Book Club: The Tea Dragon Society

https://join.skype.com/LVpexcyqB1Rm Skype with comics friends! This Wednesday, let’s talk about The Tea Dragon Society. It’s sweet and it’s comforting and it’s queer and it’s wholesome. Need a copy? We can deliver! Email bookswpictures@gmail.com with TEA DRAGON BOOK CLUB in the subject line and we’ll work it out. Join the chat at the skype link above!

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Books Around the Corner: Writers Group (Remote)

Join fellow writers the first Wednesday of the month for a friendly critique. The goal is to support one another with constructive feedback and participate in writing exercises. All experience levels welcome! Books Around the Corner is inviting you to participate in Writers Group by phone or email until further notice. The Meeting ID will not change monthly for the Writers Group. Join Online HERE https://zoom.us/j/230496085 Meeting ID: 230 496 085 Join by Phone HERE +1 301 715 8592 US Meeting ID: 230 496 085

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VIRTUAL IPRC: Teen Poetry Time

Zoom meetup link here FROM BRIAUNA: Hey, Y’all! Here is some information on what to expect out of Teen Poetry Time: First off, this event is for EVERYONE and you don’t need to have any writing experience to get something out of our time together. We will not be working with any poetic structure and there are no rules. You already have poetry within you, you are a living thing! We are going to be focused on reading/ listening to poems, generating new work with prompts and free writing. Here is freewriting explained I like to use tools in my writing practice, this includes oracle cards, objects, sounds, and other people’s poetry. In addition to a notebook and headphones, if you have objects that inspire…

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Two Rivers Virtual Book Club March

Hello Friends! In these trying times we are trying to keep as much of our scheduled events going but…doing them virtually. This month’s book is The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See. Liz Smith has offered up her Zoom Room for the next book club. See below “Join Zoom Meeting” Here are a few helpful links: Video tutorial on how to use Zoom: https://youtu.be/hIkCmbvAHQQ And of course we want to continue to support our pals over at 45th -here’s a link to their new site and delivery service. https://www.45thparallelwines.com Looking forward to “seeing” you soon! Christine Topic: Two Rivers Book Club Time: Mar 31, 2020 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/545933238?pwd=VXREWDNQWmp6MFZCa1lnVi9Cc2N4Zz09 Meeting ID: 545 933 238 Password: 229712 One…

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Book Club: Witch Boy

THIS MEET-UP WILL BE ONLINE. Follow this event for a Google Hangouts Link! Named a Fall 2017 Publisher’s Weekly Flying Start and winner of the Best Mainstream Comic Prism Award, the Cybils Award, and the EBSCO SEE-IT Award, THE WITCH BOY is Molly Ostertag’s debut middle grade graphic novel. Even magic has rules . . . Everyone in Aster’s family is born with magic. Boys grow up to be shapeshifters; girls into witches. No exceptions. But Aster can’t seem to get the hang of shapeshifting. Instead, he spends his time spying on the witchery lessons the girls are getting. He seems to have a knack for casting spells and wants to know more, but the only person he can share his growing gift with is…

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