This Week at Bookworks Includes Jane Lindskold, Brinn Colenda and More
This week at Bookworks includes author Jane Lindskold, the 16th Annual Taos Writers Conference, and more. There are also events for kids like Jenny Ruden and American Girl Book Club. For more information visit bkwrks.com/event.
Saturday, July 12
3pm • Jane Lindskold • Artemis Awakening
Artemis Awakening is the start of a new series by New York Times bestseller Jane Lindskold. The distant world Artemis is a pleasure planet created out of bare rock by a technologically advanced human empire that provided its richest citizens with a veritable Eden to play in.
5pm • Pamela Windo • Him Through Me
In the fall of 1969, two months after the Woodstock festival, a young man leaves America and returns home to England. He knocks at the door of a girl he'd known in school. Gary has paid his dues as a saxophone player in New York City's jazz clubs and sets his sights on rousing the British music scene. Pam has traveled in Europe and North Africa, has two young sons, and has just left her marriage in suburbia.
Sunday, July 13
3pm • Sharleen Daugherty • Double Doll
"A breathtaking tale of risk, vision, and wisdom, Sharleen Daugherty's Double Doll leads us from the pressure cooker of Wall Street to the big skies of the Navajo Nation. Like the Navajo weavings the book celebrates, Daugherty intertwines issues of race, class, and gender against a backdrop of heartbreaking beauty."--Robert Wilder, author of Daddy Needs a Drink.
Sunday - Sunday, July 13-20
16th Annual Taos Writers Conference • at the Sagebrush Inn Bookworks is pleased to be the bookseller at this year's Taos Writers Conference. Named one of the Top Ten writers' conferences in the United States by USA Today, this annual, weeklong gathering draws writers from all over the country to the inspirational setting of Taos where pariticipants enjoy numerous weeklong and weekend workshops in fiction, poetry, nonfiction and screenwriting.
Monday, July 14
7pm • Jan Chodosh • Death Spiral
Faith Flores is sixteen, her mother has just died. Was it really a drug overdose? Faith isn't buying that explanation and begins her own investigation. Upper high school students with an interest in science this is the book and book talk for you!
Tuesday, July 15
5:30pm • Jim Albrecht • 101 Stupid Haiku
Haiku is a classic style of Japanese poetry consisting of exactly seventeen syllables. "101 Stupid Haiku" offers a modern-day interpretation of this elegant art form, adding a dash of humor (with a touch of cynicism) along the way.
7pm • Brinn Colenda • Chita Quest with Scott Archer Jonesauthor of Jupiter & Gilgamesh
Were American POWs left behind at the end of the Vietnam War-either by accident or design? Colonel Tom Callahan is driven to find out-his own father is still listed as Missing In Action. What Callahan doesn't understand is how politically explosive the issue is, domestically and internationally.
Wednesday, July 16
7pm • Celeste Yacoboni • How Do Your Pray
As we evolve, so do our prayers; as our prayers evolve, so do we. This is the evolution of illumination, the collective voice of the soul of the world.
Thursday, July 17
7pm • Wendy Foxworth • Co-Creating Good, Healthy Relationships
Co-creating Good, Healthy Relationships: Living Life The We Way With Everyone, Every Day shows us that choosing to make a shift in how we interact in our relationships can help solve the critical challenges facing humanity today.