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Suspense and Treats: Sweethearts (a novel by Elizabeth Mitchell)

Come join me (Elizabeth Mitchell) at Broadway Books for the launch of my new literary suspense novel, SWEETHEARTS! Nineteen years after finding Laura Hurst in a frozen lake, Ada Bailey agrees with her therapist: it’s time to revisit Lynn Pond and confront the past. But Silynn holds more than memories. Decades-old secrets tumble out as Ada explores the town she was sent away from, though her return dredges up more than sordid pieces of the townsfolk’s lives. Sam Pruette, a collector of innocents, worries Ada may remember details from that frigid day in November of 1988. Laura was only the first sweetheart. On Wednesday, October 2nd at 8 pm, I will be reading from SWEETHEARTS. There will be cookies, drinks, and cute take-home conversation heart…

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Bookish Happy Hour at Vertigo Brewing

Have a drink and chat about books with fellow book lovers at Vertigo Brewing every fourth Tuesday this summer! Share what you’ve been reading, get ideas for what to read next, and talk about the latest bookish news. This event is 21+.

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Street Roots’ Street Party

Did you know that Street Roots turns 20 this year? Help us celebrate in style at our summer Street Party! Enjoy food by Laughing Planet Cafe and cold brew by Stumptown Coffee Roasters, and well as other local food, beverage and entertainment. More details are being added, please check back again soon. This event is family-friendly and alcohol-free. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Click here for more information. Have questions about the Street Party? Contact Development Director Andrew Hogan at andrew@streetroots.org or 503-967-7004. And a special thank you to our event sponsors: Travel Portland NW Natural OMBU OHSU Care Management Social Work

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Bookish Happy Hour at Vertigo Brewing

Have a drink and chat about books with fellow book lovers at Vertigo Brewing every fourth Tuesday this summer! Share what you’ve been reading, get ideas for what to read next, and talk about the latest bookish news. This event is 21+.

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Portland Indie Con

A locally-produced celebration of self-published/small press comics and games. No TV or movie stars. No exhibitors hawking unlicensed prints or stickers. Only genuine indie creators and their fans​. See the official website for a complete list of programming, exhibitors, and creators. Interviews, workshops, and gaming events are part of this con! Creators: Farel Dalrymple, Craig Thompson, Steve Lieber, Matthew Nielsen, Leila del Duca, C. Michael Hall, Joseph Keatinge, Sloane Leong, Renee Nault, Warren Montgomery, Ron Randall, Yuki Saeki, Alejandra Gutierrez, Conor Stechschulte, Jonathan Case, Cathy Camper, Colleen Coover, Leia Weathington, Dustin Weaver, Little Corvus, Geek in the City, Daria Tessler, Corey Lewis, Molly Mendoza, Erin Nations, Zack Soto, Daniel Spitzer, Josh Simmons, Joamette Gil, Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett, Sage Howard, Leslie Hung, Sandra Lanz, Dirk Wood, David…

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Bookish Happy Hour at Vertigo Brewing

Have a drink and chat about books with fellow book lovers at Vertigo Brewing every fourth Tuesday this summer! Share what you’ve been reading, get ideas for what to read next, and talk about the latest bookish news. This event is 21+.

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Mystery Box Social: A Dinner Party!

Let’s erase the stigma of sex being a forbidden topic of conversation! Normalization has always been a goal at The Mystery Box show. This elegant dinner party takes it one step further by allowing and ENCOURAGING sex talk at the dinner table! The evening will begin with cocktails and appetizers, followed by 2 homemade courses and dessert by Missionary Chocolates, interspersed with a special screening and deep dive into some of the Mystery Box Show’s most compelling sex-centric stories. All paired with local, boutique wine from Catman Cellars and amazing conversation! Our special storyteller guests will Live Wire Radio announcer and writer Jason Rouse, and Mystery Box Show favorite Shannon Brazil. This evening will make an excellent date night, a friends’ night out or even…

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Book Talk Book Club

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

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Collage Night

Join us for the return of Collage Night, on the second Tuesday of the month. Glue sticks, scissors and collage materials will be provided. Free and open to the public.

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Deep Overstock Issue #5 Release Party

Dreamers, Issue #5 is finally here! Come out to our release party this Sunday, June 9th at 7pm (at 920 W Burnside St) to hear readings from your favorite booksellers! Copies of the journal will be available for purchase. Huge thanks to @kevinsampsell for the incredible cover art! Hope to see y’all there 🌙

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