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Children’s Storytime

Friday, September 21   |   10:30 am

Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Apples! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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Kate Rademacher – Following the Red Bird: First Steps into a Life of Faith

Saturday, September 22   |   11:00 am

In Following the Red Bird, Kate Rademacher describes how she came to embrace a relationship with God after maintaining a pick-and-choose approach to spirituality for many years. Raised in a staunchly secular, liberal community, Christianity was never a path she had seriously considered. Married to a devout Buddhist, Rademacher was sitting on a cushion at her husband’s meditation center one day when Jesus appeared unexpectedly in her consciousness and called her to follow him. She was baptized a year later…



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James Benn -Solemn Graves

Saturday, September 22   |   2:00 pm

US Army detective Billy Boyle is called to investigate a mysterious murder in a Normandy farmhouse that threatens Allied operations. July, 1944, a full month after D-Day. Billy, Kaz, and Big Mike are assigned to investigate a murder close to the front lines in Normandy. An American officer has been found dead in a manor house serving as an advance headquarters outside the town of Trévières. Major Jerome was far from his own unit, arrived unexpectedly, and was murdered in…



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Strategies for Writing a Personal Essay for College Workshop

Sunday, September 23   |   1:00 pm - 5:00 pm   |   $125.00

Please click here or call the bookstore to register for this workshop, (919) 542.3030. As if the pain of standardized tests wasn’t enough, now there’s the personal essay. Whether you’re using the CommonApp or crafting a piece for a specific school, it can be hard to get started. Relax. In this hands-on workshop, we introduce a handful of proven essay-writing strategies to capture your ideas, and revision strategies to make your writing stronger. We will also provide opportunities for peer–and…



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Carol Owen – Sassafras Summer

Sunday, September 23   |   2:00 pm

Annie Hughes’s life is a train wreck. She lost her boyfriend, her condo, and her job, all at the same time. She leaves LA to drive cross-country to take refuge with her mother, Dorie, only to discover Dorie is engaged to a man Annie has never met. He has a son, Jax, newly returned from overseas. Sparks fly between Annie and Jax, the kind that lead to a 3 alarm fire. But how can she trust her instincts when they’ve…



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Children’s Storytime

Tuesday, September 25   |   10:30 am

Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Hoot, Hoot! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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Children’s Storytime

Friday, September 28   |   10:30 am

Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is To The Rescue! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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Bobbie Ann Mason – Patchwork: A Bobbie Ann Mason Reader

Saturday, September 29   |   11:00 am

Bobbie Ann Mason burst onto the American literary scene during a renaissance of short fiction that Raymond Carver called a “literary phenomenon.” Anne Tyler hailed Mason as “a full-fledged master of the short story.” Mason’s work, charged with a spirit of exploration, garnered both popular and critical acclaim. This reader collects outstanding examples of Mason’s award-winning work from throughout her writing career and provides a unique look at the development of one of the country’s finest writers. Patchwork contains short…



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Lee Zacharias – Across the Great Lake

Saturday, September 29   |   2:00 pm

“It was a huge and powerful ship with a tall, handsome pilothouse and big smoking stacks, no place for a girl, though I loved it, I cannot tell you how much I loved it.” In her eighty-fifth year, Fern Halvorson tells the story of a childhood journey across Lake Michigan and the secret she has kept since that ill-fated voyage. As his wife lies dying in the brutally cold winter of 1936, Henrik Halvorsen takes his daughter Fern away with…



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NCPS Reading Series

Sunday, September 30   |   2:00 pm

North Carolina Poetry Society reading with Steve Cushman, Michael Gaspeny & Maura Way. Stay tuned for more details!



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