09/25/2018 - 6:00PM
Join Page 158 Books in welcoming Michel Stone for a discussion of her timely and powerful novel Border Child. Four years ago, Hector left his small village in Mexico and crossed into the United States, hoping to create a better life for his young family. Unbeknownst to him, his wife, Lilia, crossed shortly thereafter, planning to surprise him. During her crossing, though, she was separated from their infant daughter—who disappeared. In this deeply moving and sensitive novel, Michel Stone...
09/26/2018 - 6:00PM
This month's selection is Bearwallow by Jeremy B. Jones.
09/27/2018 - 3:00PM
This month's selection is Redwall by Brian Jacques. Note: This book club meets in our Wendell location inside Beer and Wine 101
09/27/2018 - 6:30PM
Page 158 Books Welcomes T. M. Brown for a discussion on the appeal of the Southern novel. Sanctuary: A Legacy of Memories introduces newly retired publishing executive Theo Phillips and his wife Liddy to the time- lost South Georgia town of Shiloh. They leave the shadows of Atlanta and move into a quaint home of notoriety. While making new friends, they discover twenty-first-century challenges threaten the town’s laid-back lifestyle. Theo’s interest in a memorial launches him into...
09/27/2018 - 7:00PM
This month's selection is One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey.
09/27/2018 - 11:00AM
This month's selection is Three Days Missing by Kimberly Belle.
09/28/2018 - 6:00PM
Page 158 Books welcomes author Kristen Timofeev for a discussion of her new book Time of Prophecy. Erin's life turned upside down when she discovered her magical lineage. With an ancient prophecy looming on the horizon she must do what she can to protect her family and friends. The fate of two worlds hang in the balance. Will she be strong enough to not only face down her greatest enemy but defeat him as well? Kristen is a special needs teacher and lifelong geek living in North Carolina with...
09/29/2018 - 1:00PM
Meet author Chris Hartley and discuss his new book, The Lost Soldier. The Lost Soldier offers a perspective on World War II we don’t always get from histories and memoirs. Based on the letters home of Pete Lynn, the diary of his wife, Ruth, and meticulous research in primary and secondary sources, this book recounts the war of a married couple who represent so many married couples, so many soldiers, in World War II. The book tells the story of this couple, starting with their life in...
09/29/2018 - 10:30AM
Join us for a special story time with author Lizzie Lange as she reads from her book The Adventures of the Missing Sock. Where do your missing socks go when they leave you? This precious book answers that question and more! Lizzie Lange takes us all on an exciting adventure around the world, discovering the happy lives of socks who have followed their dreams and found their freedom. A black sock joins a symphony orchestra; a green sock frolics through the forest; a white sock dreams of...
10/03/2018 - 7:00PM
When Caroline Sears receives the news that her unborn baby girl has a heart defect, she is devastated. It is 1970 and there seems to be little that can be done. But her brother-in-law, a physicist, tells her that something can be done to save her baby. Something that will require a kind of strength and courage that Caroline never knew she had. Something that will mean a mind-bending leap of faith on her part. And all for the love of her unborn child. A rich, genre-spanning, breathtaking novel...
10/04/2018 - 6:00PM
Page 158 Books welcomes Perre Coleman Magness, chef and author of the new Southern Snacks: 77 Recipes for Small Bites with Big Flavors and our favorite, The Southern Sympathy Cookbook. Southern Snacks is dedicated to the truth that southerners are just as skilled and generous with the snack as they are with their bounteous, overflowing meals. In seventy-seven recipes that range from classic to contemporary, Perre Coleman Magness embraces the southern approach to snacking, including...
10/06/2018 - 2:00PM
Wendell Sip n’ Sign with Blue Ink Press Enjoy an afternoon sipping wine and beer while mingling with local authors and editors from Blue Ink Press. Get your favorite book signed, ask our editors questions, or just browse the new Page 158 Books location inside of Wine & Beer 101 in Wendell. Free and open to all. Finger food will be served. 2-5pm. Guests include editors Amanda Gawthrope, Stephanie Douglas, and Christa Leonhart. Also in attendance: Andy Ellis (The Dangers of Pimento Cheese...
10/08/2018 - 6:30PM
This month's selection is Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco.
10/08/2018 - 11:00AM
This month’s selection is Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate.
10/08/2018 - 5:00PM
This month's selection is The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann.
10/09/2018 - 6:00PM
This month’s selection is The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay.
10/11/2018 - 4:30PM
This month’s selection is Positively Izzy by Terri Libenson.
10/12/2018 - 4:30PM
This month’s selection is The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell. Note: Cressida will be here on October 16. We have hard cover as well as soft cover copies of The Wizards of Once in the store in case you want to get it signed!
10/13/2018 - 2:00PM
Join Page 158 Books in welcoming local favorite Sara Foster as she discusses her new cookbook Pie. Sara Foster takes the expression “easy as pie” seriously. New and experienced bakers alike will thrill to Foster’s encouraging approach to tossing together the most delicious made-from-scratch pies. A southern kitchen is unimaginable without pie, says Foster, who grew up on a farm in Tennessee, where many a meal ended with a bubbling pie or cobbler straight from the oven. “There were many pie...
10/15/2018 - 6:00PM
This month's selection is All Systems Red by Martha Wells.
10/16/2018 - 6:00PM
Best selling author of The Wizards of Once and How to Train Your Dragon series Cressida Cowell visits Page 158 Books to discuss her new book The Wizards of Once: Twice Magic! This was once the story of a young boy Wizard and a young girl Warrior who had been taught since birth to hate each other like poison. But now, the boy Wizard and girl Warrior have been brought together in the Badwoods and they have witnessed the shocking consequences of the Stone That Takes Away Magic. They will need to...
10/17/2018 - 6:30PM
Award-winning Author Amato will read from her new novel about young songwriters, give tips about writing books and songs, and lead a ukulele sing-along. Bring your voice (and your uke if you have one)! When the coolest girl in the class invites you to her exclusive after-school club, how can you say no? Even if it means skipping out on Songwriting Club? Even if she’s always been too popular to give you the time of day? Even if she asks you to paint the walls and serve the tea…? Soon...
10/18/2018 - 6:30PM
This month’s selection is Through the Woods by Emily Carroll.
10/23/2018 - 7:00PM
Longtime Western North Carolina resident Randy Bell visits Page 158 Books to discuss his new book Conversations with America: Confronting the Divisive Challenges of Our Time. In this series of essays, author Randy Bell raises questions about what it means to be an American in the early 21st century. Covering a range of issues from government and its responsibility to its people, international relations, the economy and business, religion, discrimination, and human rights, Bell makes a case for...
10/24/2018 - 6:00PM
This month's selection is Leadership by Doris Kearns Goodwin. NOTE: This book will be discussed for both October and November.
10/25/2018 - 11:00AM
This month's selection is And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie.
10/25/2018 - 3:00PM
This month's selection is Mary Poppins by P. L. Travers. Note: this book club meets at our Wendell location inside Beer and Wine 101
10/26/2018 - 5:00PM
Local favorite Basil Hart returns to Page 158 Books for tarot card reading! Basil offers "intuitively-guided tarot card readings to clarify your individual life circumstances, foster your understanding of past and current influences, and encourage you as you journey forward. Through my gift of clairsentience and attuned reading of tarot cards, I foster a non-judgmental conversation about significant trends in your life. Past, current and future. I honor and celebrate the inner relationship...