NEWS & REVIEWS

Dear Friends, We are now accepting used books again. Please call 928-445-9000 to schedule a drop-off time.

UPCOMING EVENTS

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23

christopher merrill7 pm • Christopher Merrill at Yavapai College • Literary Southwest Series • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • The Yavapai College Literary Southwest Series presents memoirist, poet, journalist, and cultural ambassador, Christopher Merrill, who will read excerpts from his works. A discussion will follow. The author’s books will be available for purchase at the event and at the Peregrine Book Company. EVENT LOCATION: Yavapai College Library, Susan N. Webb Community Room, Building 19, Room 147. All readings are free and open to the public. Read More »

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24mural boy book

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

fire on the wind2 pm diane helmDiane Helm: Fire on the Wind • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Arizona author Diane Helm experienced firsthand what it was like to live through the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire. Join Helm as she recounts those harrowing events in Fire on the Wind: A Personal Narrative of the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire and Early Prospecting History of Yavapai County, Arizona Territory. Helm will bring her personal photos to share with the audience. Read more »

SATURDAY, MARCH 3 mural boy book

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

bike hunt2 pm • Sue Knaup's Bike Hunt: A Memoirsue knaupPresentation, Q&A, Booksigning Join author Sue Knaup for an interactive presentation on the value of bicycles for our world. Learn about and discuss: How bicycles have changed the course of history How one bicycle can change the life of an impoverished person How we can grow the bicycle movement and other social change movements, and more. A book signing will follow the discussions with Ms. Knaup’s recently published memoir Bike Hunt. Read More »

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7

Another Brooklyn 5:30 pm • LGBT Book Club • Hosted by Sharayah Hudson • Come join us for an adventure into literature with an LGBT theme! Sharayah Hudson is a local resident in Prescott who moved from Flagstaff to join her wife in this diverse community. It is her vision that people of all persuasions will come together and understand themselves and each other through LGBT literature and poetry. Come one, come all! Read more »

THURSDAY, MARCH 8

death cafe5:30 pm • Death Cafe • Hosted by Dani LaVoire • At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. The objective is “to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives.” A Death Cafe is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is not intended to be a grief support or counseling session. Read more »

mural butterflySATURDAY, MARCH 10

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

michael mcdermott2 pm • Travel Photographer Michael McDermott • Travel Photos • Join international traveler Michael McDermott for an interactive discussion on capturing high-quality images of chosen destinations. Hear his perspectives on photographing people, iconic sites and cultural scenes. Michael will explain to the audience what equipment is needed, research and preparation, simple to complex subjects and much more. Read More »

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14the hollow men

11 am • Peregrine’s Mystery Book Club • Join us for the Peregrine Book Company’s Mystery Book Club, a club for readers of mysteries, suspense, thrillers, noir, and whodunnits. We will meet the second Wednesday of each month. The book for each specific month will be available at 10% off the listed price. Our pick for March 14th will be The Hollow Men by Rob McCarthy. Questions or comments? Ask for Jon! Read more »

SATURDAY, MARCH 17

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

the journal of sedona schnebly2:30 pm Lisa Schnebly Heidinger: The Journal of Sedona Schnebly • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • lisa schneblyAnyone who has visited Sedona probably recognizes the name "Schnebly." We're fortunate to have Sedona Schebly's great granddaughter, Lisa Schnebly Heidinger, at the Peregrine to discuss her remarkable relative and Arizona icon. According to author Mary Sojourner it will make you fall in love all over again with the beauty of northern Arizona. Read More »

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21duel to the death

j.a. jance1-2:30 pm • J.A. Jance at Prescott Valley Library: Duel to the Death • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • New York Times bestselling mystery author J.A. Jance returns to discuss and sign her new thriller, Duel to the Death, at the Prescott Valley Library. Jance brings back her popular heroine, forty-something female television newscaster Ali Reynolds, in this suspenseful novel. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Read More »

THURSDAY, MARCH 22the purity myth

5:30 pm • Peregrine's Feminist Book Club • Join us for a monthly book club featuring feminist authors and works. Our goal is to build and strengthen the feminist community in the Prescott area, learn and grow from each other’s experiences and contributions, and create a spring board for feminist-centered, intersectional social change in our community and beyond. The book for each specific month will be available at 10% off the listed price. The book we will be discussing on March 22nd will be Jessica Valenti's The Purity Myth. Read More »

mural boy bookSATURDAY, MARCH 24

11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

that's it! gluten free bakingtammy kastanas2 pm • Tammy Kastanas: That's It! Gluten-Free Dairy-Free High Altitude Baking with Vegan Options • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • If you or someone you know is on a gluten-free, dairy-free diet, then don't miss local chef Tamara Kastanas' informational talk about her delicious recipe options from her debut cookbook, That's It! Gluten-Free Dairy-Free High Altitude Baking with Vegan Options. Pastry samples based on Kastanas' recipes will be offered for tasting! Read more »

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28open mic night

5:30 pm • Open Mic Night • Experience the power of the spoken word! Peregrine's Open Mic Night resumes with poet and novelist Susan Lang as MC. Read More »

SATURDAY, MARCH 31

11 am • Children's Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

the line becomes a river2 pm francisco cantuAward-winning Author Francisco Cantú: The Line Becomes A River • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • The Line Becomes A River, is a bold and personal exploration of the U.S.-Mexico border – its politics, gatekeepers, and victims on both sides of the line – by 2017 Whiting Award winner and former U.S. Border Patrol agent Francisco Cantú. At this moment of rhetoric and fury around the border, a voice like Cantú’s feels essential and urgent. Join Francisco Cantú for a deeply intimate look at the U.S.-Mexico border. Read More »


REGULAR ONGOING EVENTS

Storytime

SATURDAYS – 11 am • Children’s Story Time • The first 15 minutes will be storytelling for younger children, and a longer story for children ages 3-7 will follow.

MONDAYS at 5:30 pm • Prescott Friendship Circle Book Group • Discussions of books on esoteric truth. Drop-ins and newcomers are welcome. For more information, contact John Lorenz, 928 445-5179.

MONTHLY: Please check our calendar for exact dates! • Death Cafe • LGBT Book Club • Mystery Book Club

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