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20 percent off all Cookbooks, Diet, & Health Books during September UPCOMING EVENTS AT-A-GLANCE  

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
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6 pm • Tom Bird's Free Writing Class & Lecture: "How You Can Make Money Writing & Publishing Books" • As a writing mentor/book whisperer, Tom encourages would-be writers to quickly become published authors. Tom presented one of his popular workshops last month at the Peregrine – "You Can Write Your Book in a Weekend." Tom's classes fill up quickly, pre-registration is required to guarantee your space. Email Susan@PeregrineBookCompany.com. Read more »

7 pm • Naomi Shihab Nye at Yavapai College Southwest Literary SeriesPlease Note: This is an offsite event at the Yavapai College Library, Susan N. Webb Community Room, Building 19, Room 147. Visit Yavapai College for more information. Naomi Shihab Nye describes herself as a “wandering poet.” She has spent 37 years traveling the country and the world to lead writing workshops and inspire students of all ages. Nye was born to a Palestinian father and an American mother and grew up in St. Louis, Jerusalem, and San Antonio. Drawing on her Palestinian-American heritage, the cultural diversity of her home in Texas, and her experiences traveling in Asia, Europe, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Middle East, Nye uses her writing to attest to our shared humanity. Nye is the author and/or editor of more than 30 volumes. Read more »

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

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.

cherokee turtle 1 pm • DA-NEE-LAH-WAY-GAH: "A Time of Coming Together." A lecture by Patricia Downing DeAsis • Patricia Downing DeAsis, member of Tsalag Cherokee tribe of Oklahoma, will give a lecture about sharing the prophecy of the medicine people of American Indian Tribes and information about the Cherokee culture. "It is about the time we are living in and why it is important to all people." Read more »

3 pm • Robert Rosenberg: Sleep Soundly Every Night, Feel Fantastic Every Day • You will want to stay awake for this presentation! Join Dr. Rosenberg for a frank discussion of various sleep disorders and how to overcome them. If you or someone you love has problems sleeping, Dr. Robert S. Rosenberg will help you identify the issue and provide targeted solutions so you can start awakening refreshed and renewed immediately. Read more »

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

5:30 pm • Open Mic Poetry • Experience the power of live poetry. Local poet, Dan Seaman, MC. Read more »

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

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.Further Out Than You ThoughtMichaela Carter

2 pm • Michaela Carter: Further Out Than You Thought, Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Join us to hear Michaela Carter read excerpts from her new, critically acclaimed novel. The good news and reviews keep coming in! Keep an eye on Michaela's Facebook and Twitter pages to see her latest updates. Read more »

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4

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.Dreaming Bears

2pm • Michael Holloway: Dreaming Bears • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Join us for this fascinating tale set in the wilds of Alaska, as Michael illustrates his book with a slide presentation! Dreaming Bears is the true story of the rare friendship that develops between a young medical student with deep roots in the South and an elderly indigenous couple in the wilds of northeast Alaska. Read more »

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9Talk Jock Twits

5:30 pm • Patrick Whitehurst: Talk Jock Twits: A Quirky Novella • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Prescott Daily Courier's columnist, Patrick Whitehurst will share selections from his latest work. Whitehurst's protagonist, small town writer Josh White, thinks he’s on the road to notoriety and, better yet, popularity when he begins working for a local talk radio station in Trapper, Arizona. Instead he finds himself immersed in a seedy underworld of drugs, sex and backstabbing bastards. Read more »

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11

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.Spirit Walk

2 pm • Jay Treiber: Spirit Walk: A Novel • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Author and creative writing professor Jay Treiber, will read excerpts from his debut novel. "In this intersection of New West and Old West, Jay Treiber writes without sentiment about life, love, and death in the borderlands of the American southwest. Spirit Walk bleeds a rawness and honesty missing from much of today’s fiction—this triumph belongs within the canon of western literature. Watch out, Cormac!" — Andy Nettell, owner of Back of Beyond Books, Moab, UT Read more»

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16Prescott Fire

5:30 pm • Eric Conrad Jackson: Prescott Fire Department • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Local veteran firefighter Eric Conrad Jackson, will share his book, Prescott Fire Department, which covers the history and development of the department. Founded in 1885, the Prescott Fire Department began with four 25-man volunteer companies, the Dudes, the Toughs, the Mechanics Hook & Ladders, and the O.K.s. These 100 men reflected both the common man and the leaders of the region. Over the years, their numbers would include governors-to-be F.A. Tritle and Thomas Campbell, business leaders H.D. Aitken and A.A. Tony Johns, and numerous members of the Goldwater family. The department and its community survived the great fire of July 14, 1900, as well as the loss of 19 of its own Granite Mountain Hotshots on June 30, 2013. Read more»

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17Creative Writing

7 pm • A Reading by Yavapai College Creative Writing Faculty • Michaela Carter, Laraine Herring, Kristen Kauffman and Susan Lang will read from their recent works. Please Note: This is an offsite event at Yavapai College. Read more »

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18

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.15: Short Stories

2 pm • J.S. Kierland: 15 Short Stories • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Join us for a special reading from well-known playwright J.S. Kierland on his new, critically acclaimed book, 15. 15's stories are divided into the country and the town, citing the old American folksong "Good Night, Irene" that goes, "Sometimes I live in the country, sometimes I live in town, Sometimes I have a great notion, To jump into the river and drown." The song as a poem sets the stage for the true-world problems that beset the characters of Kierland's stories. Read more»

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22

5:30 pm • Open Mic Poetry • Experience the power of live poetry. Local poet, Dan Seaman, MC. Read more »

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25

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.

halloween comicfest Noon - 4 pm • It's Halloween ComicFest Day! Free Comics, Costume Contests, Prizes, Entertainment • The Peregrine will be giving away FREE COMICS – specially produced for this event – one free comic per person (from major comic publishers). Adults & Kids Costume Contests! with prizes for runners-up! Dress up as your favorite comics-inspired character, and come down to the Peregrine – we'll have extraordinaryprizes, trivia contests, comics videos, and more! Read more»

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26

1 pm • Bernard A. DeAsis: Conversation with a Tlingit Elder • Grandfather Bernard A. DeAsis of the Raven/Moidty and Beaver/Dersjeetaan Tlingit Clans in South East Alaska will be at the Peregrine to present information about the Tlingit Tribe, their culture and spiritual aspects. He will also share stories of Tlingit way of life and answer questions from the audience. Bernard has worked with medicine people from the US, Canada, Russia, and Hawaii, presenting workshops on traditional Indian medicine. He is responding to tribal prophesies that it is the right time to share medicine teachings that would help the people and mother earth. Read more»

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30Placemaking Guidebook

5:30 pm • Mark Lakeman: Repairing the Planet one Neighborhood at a Time. In collaboration with ECOSA, Mark Lakeman, co-founder of Portland, Oregon's City Repair, will do a powerpoint presentation, talk and Q&A about his new book, City Repair's Placemaking Guidebook - Creative Community Building in the Public Right of Way. A resource for community-based projects such as Intersection Repair is included in the Placemaking Guidebook. It includes physical examples, stories, techniques for community organizing and facilitation, and much more. This Guidebook begins where most American communities find themselves: socially isolated, yet relatively stable.
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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 – 5:30 pm
• Prescott Friendship Circle Book Group • Discussions of books on esoteric truth. All are welcome.
Storytime The Peregrine Book Company still has room for enthusiastic and dependable readers for our Saturday 11 am Children's Story Time for children ages 9 months to 2-1/2, for 2-1/2 to 5, 5-8. Please contact Susan Lang (susan@peregrinebookcompany.com) for details.


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