NEWS & REVIEWS

UPCOMING EVENTS

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

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.

PWP Authors2 pm • Professional Writers of Prescott • 4 Authors • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Four local authors and members of the Professional Writers of Prescott will be at the Peregrine to discuss their works. Bill Lynam will present his anthologies of short stories about local history, travel and science fiction. Joanne Sandlin, short story, children’s, and cookbook author, will share her recent works. Pat Frayne will talk about her award-winning magical adventure series for young readers, Topaz the Conjure Cat. Jerri Kay Lincoln, a multi-genre author will discuss her eclectic writing style which reflects her eclectic life. Please join these authors for a unique presentation! Read more »

open mic poetryWEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

5:30 pm • Open Mic Poetry • Experience the power of the spoken word! Poet Dan Seaman hosts our monthly Open Mic Poetry Night. Read more »

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

comic conEvent Location: Prescott Public Library
9 am - 4:30 pm
• Library Comic Con! •
Come celebrate comics and graphic novels! Costumed characters, comic book artists, writers, publishers and local merchants will be on hand to answer your questions. Giveaways, door prizes and popcorn will be available all day. Check out the library’s comics and graphic novel collections for kids, teens and adults. Costumes are encouraged and costumed characters will be present. Special events occur all day. Call 928-777-1500 for more info. Read more »

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 ravenousamy lukavics6 pm • Amy Lukavics: The Ravenous • Launch Party! Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Teen horror novelist Amy Lukavics returns to the Peregrine to introduce her newest thriller, The Ravenous. “Creepy Treats” will be offered. Peregrine enthusiasts might recall when Amy delightfully terrified us two years ago with her first book, Daughters Unto Devils. Read more »

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4

Another Brooklyn5:30 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 »

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7

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.

Mayan calendarraymond tarpey2 pm • Raymond Tarpey: The Way of the Shaman in the Red Lands • Presentation • Raymond Tarpey returns to the Peregrine to give a presentation entitled: The Way of the Shaman in the Red Lands of The Americas and Atlantis Through the Lens of the Mayan Calendar. Read more »

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11

in the woods11 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 October will be In the Woods by Tana French. Questions or comments? Ask for Jon! Read more »

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12

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 »

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14mural 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.

3 pm nature, love, medicineTom Fleischner: Nature, Love, Medicine • Launch Party!  Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • tom fleischnerThe Peregrine is excited to host the launch party for Tom Fleischner's new collaborative book, Nature, Love, Medicine: Essays on Wildness and Wellness (Torrey House Press, September 17, 2017 release). Also joining us for the celebration will be Contributors: Edie Dillon and Melanie Bishop! This event is co-sponsored by the Natural History Institute. Read more »

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15

pure land annette mcgivney2 pmAnnette McGivney: Pure Land • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning Pure Land: A True Story of Three Lives, Three Cultures, and the Search for Heaven on Earth is the story of the most brutal murder in the history of the Grand Canyon and McGivney's quest to investigate the victim's life and death. Please join award-winning journalist and author Annette McGivney as she shares her compelling story. Read more »

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19kids book club peregrine

4 pm • Kids Book Club • Join us for the Peregrine’s book club exclusively for Kids! We will be discussing novels for reading levels 4th through 6th grade. Kids Book Club picks will be available at a 10% discount. For questions or chatter (but not concerns) ask for Veri. Read more »

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21

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.we walk together

diane greer3 pm • Prescott Author Diane E. Greer: We Walk Together: My Journey Through Breast Cancer • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Every cancer is unique but the gripping fear of the unknown is universal. Wife, mother, grandmother, teacher, and survivor of metastatic breast cancer, author Diane Greer aims to bring encouragement and hope to those who are walking through challenging paths in life such as cancer. She also shares the many humorous situations of her life even in light of dealing with a devastating illness.  Read more »

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25

5:30 pm • Open Mic Poetry • Experience the power of the spoken word! Poet Dan Seaman hosts our monthly Open Mic Poetry Night. Read more »ok by me

sheila sandersonTHURSDAY, OCTOBER 26

5:30 pm • Sheila Sanderson: OK By Me • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Prescott College faculty member and local poet Sheila Sanderson will be at the Peregrine to read from and talk about her latest poetry collection, OK By Me. Read More »

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27

aauw luncheon11:30 am-1:30 pm • Event Location: Yavapai College • AAUW Authors’ Luncheon Benefit for Yavapai Scholarship Students • In collaboration with AAUW (American Association of University Women), and Yavapai College, an Authors' Luncheon will be held to benefit Yavapai Women's Scholarship Students. "Around the World in Eighty Books" will feature travel fiction and non-fiction, travel tips, photography, internet access for library books and information, and attendees will dine on international foods! There will be a challenge of reading eighty books in twelve months, with prizes! The event will begin at 11:30 AM in The Yavapai College Community Room, Building 19, Room 147. Reservations should be made by October 20th. Tickets are $35 per person.  Read more »

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 282017 comicfest

ALL DAY • It's Halloween ComicFest Day! FREE Comics! It’s our 5th annual Halloween ComicFest Day and we’re having another great comic book giveaway! The Peregrine will give one free comic per person (these comic books are from major comic publishers and specially made for this event). You’ll find a great selection of Halloween-themed comics for fans of all ages. Adults and Kids are welcome to come dressed as their favorite comic book character. Read more »

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.


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 • Open Mic Poetry • LGBT Book Club • Mystery Book Club • Kids Book Club

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