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We welcome educators and readers to join Bookmarks as we share some of our favorite 2021 American Library Association award-winning books. The first 15 registrations at this meeting will be entered to win a Bookmarks Gift Card. Registration: https://www.bookmarksnc.org/event/ala-award-book-reviewFind out more »
Thursday, March 4 | 7:00 pm Bookmarks is excited to host one of our favorite authors, Anne Lamott, on virtual tour for her new book, Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage, an inspiring guide to restoring hope and joy in our lives. This event will be pre-recorded and available on a very limited release to Bookmarks and a few other bookstores. Signed copies are available to the first 150 who register. To register, you must purchase a copy…Find out more »
The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem presents the virtual world premiere of Chad Edwards' new play! Hadleyburg High: the perfect high school with perfect students who get perfect grades and live perfect lives. Or is it? When a locked box with a cryptic note appears on campus, students and faculty struggle to recall a mysterious stranger who appears to have her own lesson to teach. This fun play, adapted from Mark Twain’s short story, “The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg,” combines humor…Find out more »
Bookmarks is pleased to present Leesa Cross-Smith and Naima Coster in a virtual conversation about their new novels. This Close to Okay by Cross-Smith is an uplifting, powerful story of two strangers brought together by wild chance at the moment they need it most. Coster’s What’s Mine and Yours is a sprawling, moving narrative about the messiness of love and family, mothering, race, and community. Both books are selection picks for Bookmarks’ Signed First Editions Club. For more information about…Find out more »
Bookmarks and the Wake Forest University Women’s Center are pleased to present Etaf Rum in a conversation moderated by Naijla Faizi, Associate Chaplain of Muslim Life. Rum’s novel, A Woman is No Man, tells the story of three generations of Palestinian-American women struggling to express their individual desires within the confines of their Arab culture in the wake of shocking intimate violence in their community. This is a pay-what-you-can event; a portion of the proceeds will be given to the…Find out more »
Want to try something new, but aren't sure where to start? Many readers are looking for a comfortable book to help them ease into a new genre or new type of reading. Sometimes it is hard to make that choice on your own. Our New Adventures Book Club helps introduce readers to new genres each month by selecting welcoming "first reads"in varying genres. This will be a virtual book club led by Bookmarks' Bookseller Cat. This month, we will be…Find out more »
The LGBTQ Book Club with Pride Winston-Salem is free and open to the public. Join us to discuss Fairest by Meredith Talusan, a memoir about a precocious boy with albinism, a “sun child” from a rural Philippine village who would grow up to become a woman in America. All are welcome. To purchase a copy at our 20% book club discount, and to register, email email@example.com.Find out more »
Join Bookmarks and Winston-Salem Writers to hear four local authors read from their work and talk about their writing process. This month’s theme is Mirrors & Mystics and will feature Barbara V. Evers (The Waters of Moniah), Rhonda Browning White (The Lightness of Water and Other Stories), Neal Owens (Mirrors of Life, Part 2: The Fight for Political Power), and Sarah C. Patten (The Measure of Gold). This virtual event is hosted by Bookmarks Bookseller Lisa. Free online event; registration…Find out more »
The Romance Book Club meets online monthly to discuss romance from consent and kissing to feminism and friendship. This month we will be joined by romance author Alisha Rai to discuss her novel, The Right Swipe, in which two rival dating app creators find themselves at odds in the boardroom but in sync in the bedroom. This book club is hosted by Bookmarks Bookstore Manager Kate. To purchase the book at the book club discount and register for this free…Find out more »
Join us for our monthly book trivia with Caleb! Free online event; email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.Find out more »
Join us to discuss Coyotes of Carthage by Steven Wright. A biting exploration of American politics, set in a small South Carolina town, this novel is about a political operative running a dark money campaign for his corporate clients. This book club is hosted by Bookmarks Interim Executive Director Jamie. To purchase the book at the book club discount and register for this free event, visit: https://www.bookmarksnc.org/BookmarksBookClubMarchFind out more »
Bookmarks is proud to host the Winston-Salem chapter of the Well-Read Black Girl Book Club. Our discussions will always be hosted by women of color, but people of all colors and genders who would like to reflect upon the reading and writing of women of color are welcome. This month, we will be discussing Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi, a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama. This book club is hosted by Bookmarks Volunteer…Find out more »
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