According to author and expert traveler Cassandra Overby, there’s no better way to discover Europe than by getting off the beaten path and exploring it on foot with a hike. Enjoy meaningful interactions with locals, explore charming villages, soak in rugged alpine views from rocky perches and absorb the landscape through all of your senses. Cassandra will show you how, introducing you to some of her favorite trails in Europe, with itineraries ranging from one to fifteen days, and sharing her top tips for exploring on foot. You’ll leave inspired to embark on your own cultural hiking adventure—and itching to buy a plane ticket to Europe
Play the game Bring Your Own Book with creator Mathew Moore! Being that the event is so close to Halloween we are going to theme the event with scary/monster books!
Joining us will be authors Django Wexler & Ali Oliva! More details to come.
Winterhouse is a store favorite… Come to think of it… so is Ben Guterson! We can’t wait to help Ben launch the next book in the series, The Secrets of Winterhouse!
We’re starting a Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club, hosted by local fantasy author Django Wexler! For the inaugural meeting, we’ll be discussing Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee.
In August, Romance Book Club will read Death’s Dancer, the first of Jasmine Silvera’s paranormal Grace Bloods series. And the author herself will be joining us!
We're celebrating the end of our mall-wide hunt for Waldo! Come on in and enjoy food, books, and a guest appearance from Waldo himself! We'll also do drawings for those who finished the passport challenge to see who wins our raffle prizes!
Prizes have been donated from stores around the mall and include swimming lessons from Goldfish Swim School, geodes from Utopia, socks from Fuego, sets of Where's Waldo books, gift cards to the mall, and more!
Book launch party for Justina Chen’s new YA novel, Lovely, Dark and Deep!
Join Mark Maciejewski to celebrate the launch of his new book, the second installment in the I Am Fartacus series!
For our July meeting, Open Book Club will discuss Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman!
Authors Brandon Fralic and Rachel Wood will share some of their favorite trails and breweries from their ingenious new book!
From their blog: The authors, Brandon Fralic and Rachel Wood are pioneers of Beer Hiking in the Pacific Northwest. In 2013 they launched this site, Beers at the Bottom, to highlight hiking trails and craft breweries in Western Washington. Since then they’ve sampled hundreds of hikes and brews at home and abroad, publishing stories along the way. Both feel most at home in the North Cascades or at a local taproom — pint in hand.
Join Laurie Ann Thompson to celebrate the release of her newest book Two Truths and a Lie: Histories and Mysteries.
Help author Bradley Bagshaw celebrate the release of his book Georges Bank.
A work of historical fiction, Georges Bank is written in the timeless tradition of such maritime novels as C.S. Forrester's Hornblower series, Joseph Conrad's Typhoon and Pat Conroy's Prince of Tides. Georges Bank is a nineteenth century tale of power and greed set in the stormy waters off Gloucester, Massachusetts.