12/12/2019 - 4:30PM
This Fall Page 158 Books connected local authors with middle schoolers at Envision Science Academy to write short stories focused on solving global challenges. Students will share these stories in a series of two Author Nights. Please join us in supporting this community project.
12/15/2019 - 3:00PM
A dark secret born out of World War II lies at the heart of a Sicilian American family in this emotional and sweeping saga of guilt, revenge, and, ultimately, redemption. Set in post-World War II Sicily and mid-eighties America, HOW FIRES END chronicles the long legacy of a single act of violence, illustrating along the way the complicated dynamics of familial bonds, the devastating effects of war upon childhoods, and the inextricable nature of personal and political identities. In a...
12/16/2019 - 6:00PM
This month’s selection is THE LONG WAY TO A SMALL, ANGRY PLANET by Becky Chambers.
12/18/2019 - 6:30PM
This month's selection is DUCKS, NEWBURYPORT by Lucy Ellmann.
12/19/2019 - 6:30PM
This month’s selection is HOGFATHER by Terry Pratchett.
01/06/2020 - 6:30PM
This month’s selection is A HEAD FULL OF GHOSTS by Paul Tremblay.
01/09/2020 - 5:30PM
This month’s selection is SMILE by Raina Telgemeier.
01/09/2020 - 4:30PM
This month’s selection is WONDER by R. J. Palacio.
01/13/2020 - 11:00AM
This month’s selection is THE BOOK WOMAN OF TROUBLESOME CREEK by Kim Michele Richardson.
01/13/2020 - 6:30PM
This month’s selection is MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME edited by Stephanie Perkins.
01/13/2020 - 12:00PM
Page 158 Books welcomes author J.T. Ellison to discuss her new book GOOD GIRLS LIE with local author Barbara Claypole White. J.T. Ellison’s pulse-pounding new novel examines the tenuous bonds of friendship, the power of lies and the desperate lengths people will go to to protect their secrets. Perched atop a hill in the tiny town of Marchburg, Virginia, The Goode School is a prestigious prep school known as a Silent Ivy. The boarding school of choice for daughters of the rich...
01/14/2020 - 6:00PM
This month’s selection is OLIVE, AGAIN by Elizabeth Strout.
01/15/2020 - 7:00PM
From bestselling author Diane Chamberlain comes an irresistible new novel, BIG LIES IN A SMALL TOWN. North Carolina, 2018: Morgan Christopher's life has been derailed. Taking the fall for a crime she did not commit, she finds herself serving a three-year stint in the North Carolina Women's Correctional Center. Her dream of a career in art is put on hold―until a mysterious visitor makes her an offer that will see her released immediately. Her assignment: restore an old post office mural...
01/16/2020 - 6:30PM
This month’s selection is THE LEGEND OF DRIZZT by R.A. Salvator.
01/18/2020 - 3:00PM
Page 158 Books welcomes Donna Everhart and Erica C. Witsell in conversation to discuss their new books THE MOONSHINER’S DAUGHTER and GIVE. About THE MOONSHINER’S DAUGHTER: Set in North Carolina in 1960 and brimming with authenticity and grit, THE MOONSHINER’S DAUGHTER evokes the singular life of sixteen-year-old Jessie Sasser, a young woman determined to escape her family’s past. Generations of Sassers have made moonshine in the Brushy Mountains of Wilkes County,...
01/20/2020 - 6:00PM
This month’s selection is STORIES OF YOUR LIFE AND OTHERS by Ted Chiang.
01/22/2020 - 6:00PM
This month’s selection is THE KILLER ACROSS THE TABLE by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker.
01/23/2020 - 11:00AM
This month’s selection is MIDNIGHT AT THE BRIGHT IDEAS BOOKSTORE by Matthew Sullivan.
01/23/2020 - 7:00PM
This month’s selection is GIFT FROM THE SEA by Anne Morrow Lindbergh.
01/27/2020 - 6:00PM
This month’s selection is NYXIA by Scott Reintgen.
02/06/2020 - 6:30PM
Page 158 Books welcomes back author Etaf Rum to talk about her book A WOMAN IS NO MAN. Growing up, Palestinian-American writer Etaf Rum was taught there were limits to what women could do with their lives—marriage and children, especially sons, were paramount to a woman’s existence, while education, work, and engagement with the outside world were not. When Etaf dared to ask why, she always received the same answer: because a woman is not a man. This...
02/18/2020 - 7:00PM
Page 158 Books welcomes New York Times bestselling author Mary Kubica to celebrate the launch of her new book THE OTHER MRS! Set on a remote island off the coast of Maine, THE OTHER MRS. follows Sadie and Will Faust as they move from Chicago following a series of personal and professional mishaps, including an affair that nearly destroyed their marriage with a woman named Camille. The move is meant to be a fresh start of sorts, but shortly after their arrival, a female neighbor is...
02/24/2020 - 11:00AM
It’s time for our Quarterly Romance Club! Each meeting we will discuss three books -- a diverse read, a contemporary/sweet read, and a spicy read. Participants can read any or all of these books, but the purchase of at least one pick is required to attend. For our February meeting we will discuss: THE LADY’S GUIDE TO CELESTIAL MECHANICS by Olivia Waite THE MATRIMONIAL ADVERTISEMENT by Mimi Matthews THE MADNESS OF LORD IAN MACKENZIE by Jennifer Ashley