Saturday August 3: The Neverending Bookshop is pleased to have local author Laurie Thompson back with the third book in her “Two Truths and a Lie” series! “Two Truths and a Lie: Forces of Natures” challenges readers to figure out which natural disaster is real and which is the lie. Starting at 2p.m. Laurie will talk about her work, play two truths and a lie with readers, and sign copies of her books. For more information about Laurie and her work, visit lauriethompson.com/books/two-truths-lie-series.
Sunday August 4: The Neverending Bookshop’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group will mee at 2 p.m. to discuss “Parable of the Sower” by Octavia E. Butler. “In 2025, with the world descending into madness and anarchy, one woman begins a fateful journey toward a better future.” We’ll be reading about the journey of Lauren Olamina and her family, living in a one of the last safe L.A. neighborhoods. Join us for fun discussion and nerdy books!
Saturday August 10: The Neverending Bookshop welcomes author V.M. Karren at 2 p.m. with his books “The Deceit of Riches” and “From the Rooftops”. His novels follow American student Peter Turner, living in Russia, as he uncovers a network of murders and cover ups. Turner must flee to avoid being killed himself. V.M. will read and talk about his books as well as signing copies. For more information about V.M. and his work, visit www.flybynightpress.com.
Saturday August 10: The Neverending Bookshop’s Audiobook Craft Group will meet at 6 p.m. to continue listening to “A Long Way To A Small Angry Planet” by Becky Chambers. For those of you following along at home, we left off at Day 397. Bring your portable craft and join us!
Thursday August 15: The Neverending Ending Bookshop warmly welcomes author and poet Caleb Woods at 6 p.m. with his book “Harnessing Darkness: Expressing Mental Illness Through Poetry”. Caleb’s poetry helped him cope with developing and ongoing PTSD and depression. Expressing his emotions and experiences growing up as a gay young man in the Bible Belt, Caleb’s poetry is already getting rave reviews. While at TNEBS, Caleb will do a reading, discuss his work, and sign copies of his book. To learn more about Caleb and his work, visit www.facebook.com/harnessingdarkness and www.facebook.com/calebwoodswriter.
Saturday August 17: We at The Neverending Bookshop love romance and can’t wait Bookstore Romance Day with you! We’ll have local authors, trivia, and a scavenger hunt. Author Shannon Kennedy will be at the shop in the morning, and authors Sierra Hill and Stacey Marie Brown will be handselling all afternoon. Throughout it all, we’ll have a scavenger hunt and trivia running all day!
Sunday August 18: The Neverending Bookshop is closed.
Saturday August 24: The Neverending Bookshop’s Audiobook Craft Group will meet to continue listening to “A Long Way to a Small Angry Planet” by Becky Chambers. We left off at Day 45, for those of you that are following along at home. Bring your portable craft and join us!
Thursday August 29: The Neverending Bookshop warmly welcomes Cora Carmack at 6 p.m. with her books “Roar” and “Rage”. Aurora Pavan – a member of one of the oldest Stormling families – has yet to find her magic as she’s being groomed for queenhood. Keeping it quiet proves challenging, and Aurora’s mother decides a marriage is the perfect distraction. Cora will be in conversation with TNEBS’s owner Annie Carl, and the two will be discussing not only the fantasy elements of Cora’s books, but also the disabled representation within them. Please join them in an evening of fantasy and conversation! For more information about Cora, visit www.coracarmack.com.
Saturday September 7: The Neverending Bookshop is pleased to welcome Dr. Richard Rapport and his book “Seattle’s Medic One” at 2 p.m.! Dr. Rapport’s book discusses the two men who in 1968 created Seattle’s Medic One program – a coronary care system to be implemented before the patient reaches the hospital. Dr. Rapport will discuss his book, take questions, and sign copies of his work. Please join us!
Sunday September 8: The Neverending Bookshop’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group will meet at 2 p.m. to discuss “The Beast Player” by Nahoko Uehashi.
Saturday September 28: The Neverending Bookshop happily welcomes local author LeeAnn McLennan with her Supernormal Legacy trilogy at 2 p.m. LeeAnn will talk about her books, do a reading, answer questions, and sign copies of her work. The Supernormal trilogy centers around 14-year-old supernormal Olivia and her super powered adventures. For more information about LeeAnn and her books, visit www.lemwritesstories.com.
Saturday October 12: The Neverending Bookshop is pleased to welcome back local author and historian Paula Becker! Paula will be discussing her new book “A House On Stilts”, a memoir about her son and his fight with addiction. Paula describes her latest book as an “intensely personal account of trauma and survival offers a timely exploration of a family forced to grapple with America’s opioid crisis.” Paul will discuss her book, take questions, and sign copies. For more information about Paula and her books, visit www.paulabecker.org.
Saturday October 19: The Neverending Bookshop is pleased to welcome Oregon author Jackie Shannon Hollis with her book “This Particular Happiness”at 2 p.m.! Jackie’s book discusses her decision to spend a life with the man she loves, but without children. Jackie will be in discussion with her husband Bill. She will also read from her book and sign copies. For more information about Jackie and her work, visit www.jackieshannonhollis.com.
Saturday October 26: The Neverending Bookshop warmly welcomes author April Christofferson and her book “Grizzly Justice” at 2 p.m. Following characters Ranger Will McCarroll and Blackfeet wolverine biologist Johnny Yellow Kidney through their fight of protecting the grizzlies of Yellowstone, April’s latest book takes on conservation and environmental protections. April will do a reading, take questions, and sign copies of her book. For more information about April and her work, visit www.aprilchristofferson.com.
Saturday October 26: What’s better on a spooky evening than sharing it with bookish people? Join local authors at 6 p.m. at The Neverending Bookshop as we celebrate the supernatural season with stories, snacks, and the bookshop ghost!