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Envision Science Academy Author Nights

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. 

Author Event: Marco Rafala

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...

Science Fiction Book Club

12/16/2019 - 6:00PM

This month’s selection is THE LONG WAY TO A SMALL, ANGRY PLANET by Becky Chambers.

What the F@#& Did I Just Read? Book Club

12/18/2019 - 6:30PM

This month's selection is DUCKS, NEWBURYPORT by Lucy Ellmann.

Fantasy Book Club

12/19/2019 - 6:30PM

This month’s selection is HOGFATHER by Terry Pratchett.  

Horror Book Club

01/06/2020 - 6:30PM

This month’s selection is A HEAD FULL OF GHOSTS by Paul Tremblay.

4th & 5th Grade Book Club

01/09/2020 - 5:30PM

This month’s selection is SMILE by Raina Telgemeier.

2nd & 3rd Grade Book Club

01/09/2020 - 4:30PM

This month’s selection is WONDER by R. J. Palacio.

Adult Day Book Club

01/13/2020 - 11:00AM

This month’s selection is THE BOOK WOMAN OF TROUBLESOME CREEK by Kim Michele Richardson.

Guilty Pleasures YA for Adults Book Club

01/13/2020 - 6:30PM

This month’s selection is MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME edited by Stephanie Perkins.

Author Event: J.T. Ellison with Barbara Claypole White

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...

Evening Book Club

01/14/2020 - 6:00PM

This month’s selection is OLIVE, AGAIN by Elizabeth Strout.

Author Event: Diane Chamberlain

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...

Fantasy Book Club

01/16/2020 - 6:30PM

This month’s selection is THE LEGEND OF DRIZZT by R.A. Salvator.

Author Event: Donna Everhart

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,...

Science Fiction Book Club

01/20/2020 - 6:00PM

This month’s selection is STORIES OF YOUR LIFE AND OTHERS by Ted Chiang.

Nonfiction Book Club

01/22/2020 - 6:00PM

This month’s selection is THE KILLER ACROSS THE TABLE by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker.

Mystery Book Club

01/23/2020 - 11:00AM

This month’s selection is MIDNIGHT AT THE BRIGHT IDEAS BOOKSTORE by Matthew Sullivan.

Classics Book Club

01/23/2020 - 7:00PM

This month’s selection is GIFT FROM THE SEA by Anne Morrow Lindbergh.

Middle School Book Club

01/27/2020 - 6:00PM

This month’s selection is NYXIA by Scott Reintgen.

Author Event: Etaf Rum

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...

Mary Kubica

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...

Romance Book Club

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  

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