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February 2013 - ABFAS Newsletter
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Derek Munson Book Signing

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A funny yet endearing story, Enemy Pie tells the story of one little boy and his troubles with friendship. It was the perfect summer day. That is, until Jeremy Ross moved into the house down the street and became Enemy Number One. Luckily, Dad has a surefire way to get rid of enemies-Enemy Pie. The recipe's secret ingredient includes spending the whole day with the enemy!
With charming illustrations that bring to life the difficulties and ultimate rewards of making new friends, Enemy Pie serves up a sweet lesson in friendship.

Location:

A Book for All Seasons
703 US Highway 2
Leavenworth, WA
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Amanda Coplin Presentation & Book Signing

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Wenatchee native, Amanda Coplin, will be discussing her best-selling book The Orchardist at the annual Write for a Cause Fundraiser put on by The Wenatchee High School Journalism Boosters.

Tickets for General Admission are $10 and $1 for students with ASB Cards. The price includes a dessert buffet.
There is limited seating and
advanced ticket sales are preferred.
Please call Kim Tangeman at (509) 679-9486


Location:

Wenatchee High School New Commons
1101 Millerdale
Wenatchee, WA
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Jack Nisbet Presentation & Book Signing

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 7-9pm

Naturalist Jack Nisbet will be presenting a slide show of his mid-Columbia collections.
Location:
Wenatchee Public Library
310 Douglas
Wenatchee, WA
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Amanda Coplin Book Signing

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Wenatchee native, Amanda Coplin, returns to ABFAS for a Book-Signing on Friday afternoon.

Coplin sets her debut novel, The Orchardist, at the beginning of the 20th century in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. A solitary orchard owner takes in two teenage sisters who are very scared and very pregnant. Amanda Coplin weaves a tapestry of solitary souls who come together in the wake of unspeakable cruelty and misfortune. She writes with breathtaking precision and empathy as she crafts a story about a man who disrupts the lonely harmony of an ordered life when he opens his heart and lets the world in.


Location:
A Book for All Season
703 US Highway 2
Leavenworth, WA
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ABFAS Celerbrates 21 Years

Celebrate!

A Book for All Seasons will be celebrating 21 years of independent bookselling on Saturday, March 9th. Come help us celebrate with authors, refreshments and prizes. Mark your calendar and watch for future newsletters for more information.

Deb Lund Book Signing
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Deb Lund returns to ABFAS to help us celebrate 21 years of independent bookselling with her latest dinosaur adventure, Dinosauring.
This is a high-rhyming, tummy-tickling, rip-snortingly hilarious tale of dinosaurs flying in an airplane and attempting to do stunts, only to tire of the adventure and seek other, more stable pursuits.

Location:
A Book for All Season
703 US Highway 2
Leavenworth, WA,
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Cheryl Strayed Wild Mountain Memoir Retreat

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Wild Mountain Memoir Retreat will offer an opportunity for established and emerging memoirists to acquire new skills, build a writing community and renew their vision as writers. Keynote speaker, Cheryl Strayed, author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller Wild, will talk about memoirs' big deep things: how writers make meaning in memoir, excavating the layers within a narrative, and a writer's use of intuition. Candace Walsh, Suzanne Finnamore, Ariel Gore, EJ Levy, and Theo Pauline Nestor will teach ten different classes focusing on the craft of literary memoir writing, the genre's ethical and logistical challenges, and strategies for overcoming memoirs' most common obstacles.

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Location:
Sleeping Lady Mountain Retreat
7375 Icicle Rd
Leavenworth, WA 98826
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Bruce Bjornstad Presentation and Book Signing

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Geologist Bruce Bjornstad, author of On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods, and On the Trail of the Ice Age Floods: The Northern Reaches, will be giving a presentation at the Wenatchee River Institute. His first book deals with the Mid-Columbia Basin and the second is devoted to northern Idaho and the Channeled Scablands area. Both serve as excellent guides to explore the geological features, trails and tours in these regions where we can witness what those awesome ancient floods have left behind.
Location:
Wenatchee River Institute
347 Division Street
Leavenworth, WA
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Bruce Bjornstad Book Signing

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See above.

Location:
A Book For All Seasons

703 US Highway 2

Leavenworth, WA
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Derek Sheffield Presentation

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Derek Sheffield is a highly acclaimed poet and Wenatchee Valley College English professor. Through the Second Skin (January 2013) is his newly published book of poetry. Sheffield has received numerous awards and has lectured extensively throughout the Pacific Northwest. Several of his previously published poems include  A Good Fish, The World's Other Side , and To Do.

Location:
Leavenworth Public Library
700 US Highway 2
Leavenworth, WA
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Through the Second Skin is available at ABFAS for $21.95. Please call the bookstore to order. (509) 548-1451

Derek Sheffield Book Signing

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See above

Location:
A Book For All Seasons
703 US Highway 2
Leavenworth, WA
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Through the Second Skin is available at ABFAS for $21.95. Please call the bookstore to order. (509) 548-1451

Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association 2013 Book Awards

PNBA Book Awards 2013

The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA) is a non-profit association of independent bookstores from five Northwest states, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska. Since 1965, our annual Book Awards have recognized such luminary figures in Northwest literature as Ivan Doig, Ursula LeGuin, David James Duncan, David Guterson, Jon Krakauer, Chuck Palahniuk, and Sherman Alexie. Many of these authors were honored by PNBA before they received national attention.

PNBA's Award Committee comprises nine volunteer booksellers from our member stores throughout the region. Committee members considered more than 200 titles published during 2012 for this year's awards.

Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories

shermanSherman Alexie's stature as a writer of stories, poems, and novels has soared over the course of his twenty-book, twenty-year career. His wide-ranging, acclaimed stories from the last two decades, from The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven to his most recent PEN/Faulkner award winning War Dances, have established him as a star in modern literature.
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The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving

EvisonThe big hearted new novel From Jonathan Evison, the bestselling author of West of Here. In his latest, novel Evison takes us on a humorous and heartfelt roadtrip, where Ben Benjamin, a father who has lost everything, embarks on a cross-country journey with a teeangaer entrusted to his care. As Ben and his teenage companion, Trevor Conklin, who suffers from muscular dystrophy, head toward their destination, Ben finds a small piece of redemption. 
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The Snow Child

IveyBy Eowyn Ivey

2012 UK National Book Award winner International Author of the Year
2013 PNBA Book Award winner

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On the Spectrum of Possible Deaths

PerilloBy Lucia Perillo

Lucia Perillo is the author of five books of poetry, one of which, Inseminating the Elephant, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. She was also awarded a MacArthur genius grant. On the Spectrum of Possible Deaths is her latest book. She lives in Olympia, Washington.
 
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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

StrayedBy Cheryl Strayed

Oprah's Book Club 2.0 selection.
A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe--and built her back up again.
Told with great suspense and style, sparkling with warmth and humor, Wild vividly captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddened, strengthened, and ultimately healed her.
 
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Alif the Unseen

WilsonBy G. Willow Wilson

G. Willow Wilson is the author of the graphic novels Cairo, named a Best Graphic Novel of the Year by PW and Comics Worth Reading; Air, nominated for an Eisner Award, and Vixen, winner of the Glyph Comics Fan Award for Best Comic. Her most recent comics project is the relaunch of Mystic with artist David Lopez. Her first non-graphic work was the memoir The Butterfly Mosque, a Seattle Times Best Book of the Year. Alif the Unseen is her most recent award-winning book.
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"Compassion is love in action"

the Dalai Lama

Happy Valentine' s Day

from the staff at A Book for All Seasons 

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