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Book Reviews – October 2014

reviews by Marcianne Miller The Bees Written by Laline Paull Anyone in “Bee City” Asheville, especially if you are indeed a beekeeper or love honey, must read The Bees, wrritten by first-time novelist Laline Paull. I absolutely loved this book. It was so well written, astonishing actually, that I was heady from the thrill of …

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Orison Books, a New Non-Profit Literary Press

Luke Hankins, senior editor of the Asheville Poetry Review, recently launched Orison Books, a new non-profit literary press. Orison Books is a 501(c)(3) non-profit literary press focused on the life of the spirit from a broad range of perspectives. The new press will serve as a home for writers and readers of all backgrounds, religious …

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Lydia Scott, is a counselor, spiritual advisor and addiction specialist.

Realizing Emerald City

Find Your True Power on the Yellow Brick Road Alcoholics Anonymous is a well documented program that has restored hope for millions by changing their lives. True rags to riches stories abound in the original 12-steps’ programs. Why should the “Anonymous people” have the corner on life-changing miracles? Most recovering people wished the rest of …

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Messages to the Heart, Reflections of Beauty and Truth

Written by Elise and Phil Okrend preview by Kathleen Colburn “People are pulled to places. Sometimes they don’t know why. They just listen to the call.” Elise and Phil Okrend have found home in Asheville. Elise’s art is at home here and things have fallen into place in many ways. They also saw the area …

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Readings & Booksignings

October 2 at 7 p.m. W. SCOTT POOLE, Vampira: Dark Goddess of Horror.

October 4 at 6 p.m. BECKY CANNON, Grow Healthy. Grow Happy. The Whole Baby Guide.

October 6 at 7 p.m. WILL PYE, Blessed with a Brain Tumor: Realizing It’s All Gift and Learning to Receive.

October 7 at 7 p.m. BETH REVIS, The Body Electric, YA novel.

October 8 at 7 p.m. SARA BENINCASA, Great, YA novel.

October 9 at 7 p.m. MARK SCHIMMOELLER, Slowspoke: A Unicyclist’s Guide to America.

October 12 at 3 p.m. TOMMY HAYS, What I Came to Tell You, middle grade novel.

October 15 at 7 p.m. TIFFANY REISZ, Original Sinners, erotica; ANDREW SHAFFER, How to Survive a Sharknado, humor.

October 16 at 7 p.m. MARGARET BRADHAM THORNTON, Charleston, love, loss, memory.

October 21 at 7 p.m. JULIA ELLIOTT, The Wilds, collection of short stories.

October 23 at 7 p.m. CHARLES E. COBB, JR., This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible.

October 25 at 7 p.m. YA Event with Natalie Parker, Tessa Gratton, Julie Murphy, Bethany Hagen & Amy Tintera.

October 26 at 3 p.m. SHARYN MCCRUMB, Nora Bonesteel’s Christmas Past.

October 26 at 5 p.m. Shakespeare Salon: The Winter’s Tale with Professor Susan Harlan.

October 30 at 7 p.m. JAKE BIBLE, Little Dead Man, conjoined twins, one alive, one undead.

Malaprops Bookstore/Cafe
55 Haywood St., Asheville, NC
(828) 254-6734

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