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New York Times Bestselling Author Denise Kiernan will return to City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, December 16th (not 12/9 as originally scheduled) at 3 p.m. She will present her new book, The Last Castle which chronicles the Vanderbilt family and the history of the Biltmore Estate. Kiernan is also the author of the bestselling The Girls of Atomic City and has been published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and numerous other publications.
Deanna Klingel will visit City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, December 16th at 11 a.m. for a special children’s storytime. She will read from her new book, Spirit The Tiny White Reindeer. In the book, readers will discover that friendship can be found in the most unlikely of places, especially when Christmas spirit is guiding you. Personifying true Christmas spirit, the tiny reindeer will warm your heart and become a wonderful addition to each family’s holiday traditions. Suitable for children of all ages, this book will help to keep the Christmas spirit alive all year round.
The NetWest program of the North Carolina Writers Network and City Lights Bookstore will host an open mic night at the bookstore on Friday, December 15th at 7 p.m. Folks are encouraged to bring their poetry or short pieces to share. Sign-ups begin at 6:45 p.m. for a 10-minute reading session. The North Carolina Writers' Network connects, promotes, and serves the writers of this state. They provide education in the craft and business of writing, opportunities for recognition and critique of literary work, resources for writers at all stages of development, support for and advocacy of the literary heritage of North Carolina, and a community for those who write. For more information please visit their website.
There's something for everyone in this year's catalog. Click here to take a look. For each of the featured titles you buy, you'll get 40% off a second book. It doesn't have to be another one from this catalog, as long as it's on our shelves, we'll discount the less expensive of the two books.
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