Vintage Books & Anchor Books: Reading Group Center Book Club Giveaway

From Page 158 Books

Upcoming Events

Storytime

08/23/2017 - 12:00PM

Come join us for books and a craft!

Nonfiction Book Club: August

08/23/2017 - 6:00PM

A continuing discussion of "Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind" by Yuval Noah Harari.

Author Event: J.G. Perkins

08/23/2017 - 6:30PM

“After a lifetime of not quite fitting in, I thought I knew what it was like to be out of step with those around me. Then I moved to the South.  And it wasn’t just that I didn’t hunt, fish, or like either NASCAR or grits. It was way beyond that. I was three-strikes unthinkable—an atheist in the Bible Belt, a damn Yankee in the South, and a PhD in Jesse Helms’ North Carolina.” Come meet author J.G. Perkins as he discusses his book Harvest of Ashes.

Mystery Bookclub: August

08/24/2017 - 11:00AM

This month's selection is "The Magpie Murders" by Anthony Horowitz.

Author Event: K.V. Scruggs

08/24/2017 - 6:30PM

What they don’t know can’t hurt them…or can it? In What They Don’t Know, a young reporter named Cheyenne Rose has become a household name in journalism after covering the death of her fiancé. Two years later, despite her incredible success and popularity, she feels alone and unloved. Then she meets the Reid family, and she instantly gravitates toward their simple and honest love for each other When eight-year-old Ridge Reid’s younger brother develops kidney failure, he agrees to donate one of...

High School Peer Review Book Club

08/25/2017 - 5:00PM

Come grab an ARC (Advanced Reader Copy) of a novel from Page 158. Read it and then meet with us to give us your review!! This is a fun way to get to read books BEFORE they're published.

Storytime

08/26/2017 - 10:30AM

Come join us for books and a craft!

Celebration!!

08/26/2017 - 4:00PM

We're having a PAR-TAY! To thank you and our community for being so supportive and amazing. Come on out for music, tacos, and your favorite employees!

Storytime

08/30/2017 - 12:00PM

Come join us for books and a craft!

Author Event: Leah Weiss

08/31/2017 - 7:15PM

Come meet author Leah Weiss as she discusses her novel, "If the Creek Don't Rise."  "...masterful use of language....Weiss' novel is a great suggestion for fans of the Big Stone Gap books, by Adriana Trigiani, and Mitford series, by Jan Karon."—Booklist, STARRED Review He's gonna be sorry he ever messed with me and Loretta Lynn Sadie Blue has been a wife for fifteen days. That's long enough to know she should have never hitched herself to Roy Tupkin, even with the baby. Sadie is...

Author Event: Nancy Loeffler

09/07/2017 - 6:30PM

Nancy Loeffler is the founder of Being With Grief. As a mother who lost her 17-year old daughter Leah in a car accident in November of 2000, she fully understands the territory of grief. Her daughter's death provided a doorway to her transformation that she never expected. It broke open her heart and showed her a way to break free from limiting beliefs about what was possible in her life. She walks with her clients on their own grief journeys so they too can find meaning, purpose and even joy...

Bookclub: 4th and 5th Grade

09/08/2017 - 4:30PM

This month's selection is "Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell" by Chris Colfer.

Author Event: Dawn Reno Langley

09/09/2017 - 3:00PM

Natalie DeAngelo lost everything the day her two young sons were killed in a school shooting. Desperate to find relief from her unspeakable loss, she volunteers as a veterinarian on an elephant sanctuary in Thailand, but soon realizes she may be in over her head. Battling the memories that torment her day and night, Natalie must find a way to heal an angry, injured elephant named Sophie. Through love, acceptance, and gentle care, Natalie and Sophie heal together, finding new ways to enjoy life...

Evening Bookclub: September

09/12/2017 - 6:00PM

This month's selection is "The Diplomat's Daughter" by Karin Tanabe.

Bookclub: 2nd and 3rd Grade

09/14/2017 - 4:30PM

This month's selection is "The Boxcar Children" by Gertrude C. Warner.

Sci-fi Bookclub: September

09/18/2017 - 6:00PM

This month's selection is "The Moon and the Other" by John Kessel.

Fantasy Bookclub: September

09/21/2017 - 6:30PM

This month's selection is "Midnight Crossroad" by Charlaine Harris.

Author Event: Garth Stein

09/23/2017 - 2:30PM

Garth Stein’s newest novel is A Sudden Light, published by Simon and Schuster in September, 2014. He is the author of three previous novels: Raven Stole the Moon, How Evan Broke His Head and Other Secrets, and The Art of Racing in the Rain. The Art of Racing in the Rain has sold more than 4 million copies in 35 languages, and spent more than three years on the New York Times bestseller list. It has inspired a Young Reader edition as well as a children’s picture book adaptation (2014), a stage...

Workshop: Debbie Moose

09/24/2017 - 2:00PM

Whether it's Grandma's special holiday cake, that uncle's tasty barbecue sauce or that aunt's deviled eggs which make the reunion spread complete, every family has cherished recipes. But if those recipes aren't written down, they can be lost, along with the memories that go with them. This workshop will help you get started on a family cookbook, including getting the project going, organizational tips and writing clear recipes that generations to come will be able to follow. If you're...

Cooking Event: Debbie Moose

09/24/2017 - 2:00PM

Whether it's Grandma's special holiday cake, that uncle's tasty barbecue sauce or that aunt's deviled eggs which make the reunion spread complete, every family has cherished recipes. But if those recipes aren't written down, they can be lost, along with the memories that go with them. This workshop will help you get started on a family cookbook, including getting the project going, organizational tips and writing clear recipes that generations to come will be able to follow. If you're...

Nonfiction Book Club: September

09/27/2017 - 6:00PM

This month's selection is "Killers of the Flower Moon" by David Grann.

Mystery Bookclub: September

09/28/2017 - 11:00AM

This month's selection is "The Alienist" by Caleb Carr.

Author Event: Ware Wilkins

10/05/2017 - 6:00PM

Come meet Ware Wilkins as she talks about her novel "Brush With Death."  Introducing Sadie Salt, Paranormal... Dentist? All Sadie Salt ever wanted was to make smiles whiter... and to track down the creature that murdered her parents. She spends her days as a dental assistant to the humans in her small town of Grimloch and her nights doctoring to its, well, not-so-human residents. Unfortunately, the nightlife doesn't know how to stay in the shadows where it belongs. Sadie's working...

Author Event: Diane Chamberlain

10/12/2017 - 7:00PM

Come meet Diane Chamberlain as she discusses her book "The Stolen Marriage"! Diane Chamberlain is the New York Times, USA Today and Sunday Times bestselling author of 24 novels published in more than twenty languages. Influenced by her former career as a social worker and psychotherapist, she writes suspenseful stories that touch both heart and mind.

Author Event: Wiley Cash

10/20/2017 - 12:00PM

Come meet Wiley Cash as he discusses "The Last Ballad." “There’s hardscrabble, and then there’s no-scrabble, when everything in the world is stacked against you. The Last Ballad does honor to those no-scrabble mill workers in North Carolina who risked their lives in 1929 to go on strike for a living wage and the chance at a decent life. Wiley Cash pulls no punches in this gorgeous, gut-wrenching novel, and that’s entirely as it should be for a story of desperate people. In an era when American...

Storytime: Author Jacqueline Leigh

10/21/2017 - 10:30AM

Time for Bed with Ford and Red This adventurous tale follows a young boy and his stuffed bunny through the exciting world of dreams. The story is geared towards preschoolers in hopes of promoting healthy and happy sleep. Jacqueline Leigh holds a BA in Journalism from Valdosta State University. She’s successfully published articles in multiple magazines and online publications. She’s perfected her craft by blending her affection for writing with the thrill of entertaining children. Jacqueline...

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