NEWS & REVIEWS

Dear Friends, We are once again accepting used books (by appointment). Please call 928-445-9000 or stop by the store for more information.

UPCOMING EVENTS

SATURDAY, MARCH 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.

Lost Dutchman MineTreasure Tales of the Superstitions 2 pm • Thomas Glover: Lost Treasures and the Lost Dutchman Mine • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Thomas Glover, author of The Lost Dutchman Mine of Jacob Waltz and Treasure Tales of the Superstitions will be at the Peregrine to discuss a topic which has fascinated people for centuries - Lost Treasures and the Lost Dutchman Mine. Read more

4 authors 5 books4 pm • Four Authors, Five Books • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • The Peregrine Book Company will host a unique book signing event featuring four authors, five books and a Blog Theater introduction. On Saturday, March 25, a Businessman, a Professor, a Homicide Detective and an Actor will walk into a bookstore to meet, entertain and inspire their readers…and of course to sign their books too. The businessman is Matt Gersper, the author of The Belief Road Map and Turning Inspiration into Action. The Professor is Dr. Paul Gersper, author of Love Letters from the Grave. The Homicide Detective is Frank Shankwitz, author of Wishman, and the Actor is Scott Barry, author of The Greener The Grass. Read more »

FRIDAY, MARCH 31

peter kearns5:30-7 pm • Peter Kearns • This Other Time in Mexico • PowerPoint Presentation, Q&A • Spurred from his adventure last year, "This One Time in Mexico," Peter returns to the country with a greater passion to experience its diverse landscape, history and culture. Ambitiously, he set out with the intention to ride his dirt bike, alone and unsupported, through mainland Mexico, heading toward the Yucatán Peninsula, and eventually back to his home in Prescott! This would turn into the most difficult and unpredictable journey of his life. His experiences were both confusing and liberating, often leading him to ask the question: Why? Peter’s story is shared in his presentation: “This Other Time in Mexico.” Read more »

SATURDAY, APRIL 1mural butterfly

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.

SUNDAY, APRIL 2mayan calendar

2 pm • Raymond Tarpey • The Mayan Portal for 2017 • Presentation • What does the Mayan calendar have in store for 2017? Mayan historian Raymond Tarpey returns to the Peregrine to translate the messages from the ancients. His presentation will include some background on the workings of the Calendar, and American numerology. Read more »

TUESDAY, APRIL 4slow food prescott

6-8 pm • Slow Food Expo at Prescott College Crossroads Center • Join us for the Slow Food Expo at Prescott College Crossroads Center! The Peregrine Book Company will be on hand to offer books related to local, slow food and sustainability. Dinner will be available at $10 suggested donation. Read more »

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5

Mechanical HeartFun Home5 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, APRIL 6board game night

3-7 pm • Game Time • Calling all gamers! It's Game Time at the Peregrine! Peregrine Book Company will be hosting an open game night for enthusiasts of all ages and origin stories. All table top, card, and board games are allowed. Refreshments included! Read more »

FRIDAY, APRIL 7

guidebook to relative strangersCamille Dungy7 pm • Award-winning Author Camille T. Dungy • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • The Yavapai College Literary Southwest Series presents author and winner of the American Book Award, Camille T. Dungy, who will read excerpts from her 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, APRIL 8mural butterfly

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.

THURSDAY, APRIL 13

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 boy bookSATURDAY, APRIL 15

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.

Sharon edwards2 pm • Sharon Edwards • Healing Oils of the Bible • Presentation • Sharon Edwards will be at the Peregrine to give a free presentation on the Healing Oils of the Bible. Oils for healing, cleansing, and holy anointing are mentioned more than 500 times in the Bible. Come learn about and experience the essential oils that were used in biblical times. Read more »

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

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.

SUNDAY, APRIL 23Michaela CarterLaraine Herring

2 pm • Michaela Carter and Laraine Herring • Writers Resist • Reading, Open Mic • #writersresist! Join Michaela Carter and Laraine Herring for an afternoon of shared poetry, prose and stories of resistance. Please bring your own favorite short piece of activist literature to read! Michaela and Laraine will kick off the afternoon, followed by an open mic. #writersresist is part of a nationwide movement to showcase the power of political writing and writing and literature as political acts. We believe that words matter. Come armed with the words that have saved you, held you, and woken you up. You can read the work of others or your own. Read more »

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 28josephine archer

5-8 pm • 4th Friday Art Walk • Featured Artist Josephine Gibbs-Archer • On the evening of the 4th Friday of every month, Prescott’s Art Galleries and shops invite everyone to a night out to mingle with local artists, share food and libations and purchase new artworks. Josephine Gibbs-Archer will be our featured artist!

SATURDAY, APRIL 29

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 talker mary sojourner2 pm • Mary Sojourner: The Talker • Prescott Launch Party, Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Author, mentor and facilitator Mary Sojourner returns to the Peregrine to launch her new book, The Talker: Stories. You may recall Sojourner's previous Peregrine appearance in 2014 when she discussed her highly-praised ecological novel, 29. 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.

MONTHLY: Please check our calendar for exact dates! • Board Game Time • Death Cafe • 4th Friday Art Walk • Open Mic Poetry • LGBT Book Club

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