Local indie bookstore welcomes Ellen Herbert, Douglas Hines, Gregory Smithers, Kathi Wolfe, Kathryn Aalto, Michael Sullivan, & Tom Gjelten, among others.
Online PR News – 16-October-2015 – Arlington, VA – One More Page Books, an independent, neighborhood-oriented bookstore, announces events taking place this fall. All events are free and open to the public.
POSTPONED: The Monday, October 19th event with Anne Speckhard, author of “Bride of ISIS: One Young Woman’s Path into Homegrown Terrorism,” has been postponed. A rescheduled date will be announced at a later time.
TIME CHANGE: The Sunday, October 25th the Mystery & Thriller Author Panel discussion is now scheduled to begin at 12 noon, rather than at 1 pm.
Wednesday, November 4th at 7 pm: As part of the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV) annual book festival, Northern Virginia j.talks, One More Page hosts an annual local author event. Much like speed-dating, several authors will have only three minutes to capture customers’ imagination. More information about Northern Virginia j. talks can be found at www.jccnvarts.org.
Thursday, November 5th at 7 pm: Ellen Herbert discusses and signs “The Last Government Girl,” a novel about a young high school teacher who travels to Washington, D.C. to work for the war effort – unaware that a killer lurks there. Ms. Herbert’s previous book, “Falling Women and Other Stories,” a short story collection, has won more than 10 awards including a PEN Syndicate Fiction Prize and a Virginia Fiction fellowship.
Thursday, November 5th at 7 pm: The next installment of the bimonthly Shut Up & Write Young Adult Author Panel, founded by Jon Skovron ('This Broken Wondrous World') and Jessica Spotswood ('Sisters' Fate') features Jason Reynolds, author of “All American Boys,” in a discussion about writing contemporary YA and how working with teens has influenced his work. At Central Library, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22201.
Friday, November 6th at 6:30 pm: One More Page hosts a wine tasting with wines perfectly suited for Thanksgiving. An after-hours coloring party will follow in which customers may color sample pages from Johanna Basford’s forthcoming “Lost Ocean: An Inky Adventure and Coloring Book.”
Saturday, November 7th at noon: Dr. Douglas Hines shares from “Healthy Like the Coaches,” his book accompanying his breakthrough method for self-managed behavioral modification, PerfectCoaches, a subscription series that focuses on fitness, nutrition, learning, critical thinking and leadership.
Wednesday, November 11th at 7 pm: Gregory Smithers discusses and signs “The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity.”
Thursday, November 12th at 7 pm: The store hosts a book launch party to celebrate poet and writer Kathi Wolfe's release of “The Uppity Blind Girl Poems.” Ms. Wolfe is the winner of Baltimore publisher BrickHouse Books' most recent Stonewall Chapbook Competition.
Wednesday, November 18th at 7 pm: Arlington Country Library, Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture, and One More Page welcome Forrest Pritchard as he shares from “Growing Tomorrow: A Farm-To-Table Journey in Photos and Recipes: Behind the Scenes with 18 Extraordinary Sustainable Farmers Who Are Changing the Way We Eat.” At Central Library, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22201.
Thursday, November 19th at 7 pm: Political scientist and debut author Colleen Shogan shares from the first installment of her new Washington Whodunit series, “Stabbing in the Senate.”
Sunday, November 22nd at 4 pm: Kathryn Aalto shares from “The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh: A Walk through the Forest that Inspired the Hundred Acre Wood,” an enchanting exploration of Ashdown Forest, a wildlife haven that spans more than 6,000 acres in southeast England.
Saturday, November 28th at 10 am: One More Page celebrates Small Business Saturday and Arlington Small Business Day, nationwide and local campaigns to encourage shoppers to visit their local independent retailers during the busiest holiday shopping weekend of the year. Refreshments will be served throughout the day and a wine tasting will be held at 5 pm. A book launch party will begin at 6:30 pm for Martina Boone and the release of “Persuasion,” followed by an author panel also featuring Wendy Higgins and Jodi Meadows. In conjunction with Ms. Boone’s Compulsion for Reading book drive, customers may purchase books at a discount to donate to local libraries and schools in need. Several YA authors will also be at the store throughout the day for games including Book Pictionary and The Book Dating Game.
Monday, November 30th at 7 pm: Former Northern Virginian Meagan Spooner and Australian co-author Amie Kaufman celebrate the release of “Their Fractured Light,” the final installment in the Starbound trilogy. In addition to discussing and signing the book, the duo will discuss writing as a team and their TV adaptation currently in the works.
Friday, December 4th at 6:30 pm: The store hosts a wine tasting with delicious holiday wines.
Sunday, December 6th at 3:30 pm: Jeff Cioletti discusses and signs “The Year of Drinking Adventurously: 52 Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone.” Each of the guide’s 52 chapters features the story behind a unique beer, spirit, cocktail or wine, designed to broaden one’s choice of beverage.
Tuesday, December 8th at 6:30 pm: Michael J. Sullivan discusses and signs the third installment in his Riyria Chronicles series, “The Death of Dulgath.”
Thursday, December 10th at 7 pm: NPR correspondent Tom Gjelten shares from “A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story” at Central Library, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22201.
About One More Page Books
One More Page is located at 2200 North Westmoreland Street in Arlington, VA, and carries more than 6,000 quality titles for adults and children, wine, chocolates, greeting cards and featured art products by local artists. Operating hours are from 10 am – 8 pm on Monday through Saturday and from 12 noon – 5 pm on Sunday. More information can be found at www.onemorepagebooks.com.