NEWS & REVIEWS

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25

5:30 pm • Open Mic Night • Experience the power of the spoken word! Hosted by poet and novelist Susan Lang. Read More »

THURSDAY, APRIL 26we were once feminists

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 April 26th will be Andi Zeisler's We Were Feminists Once. Read More »

FRIDAY, APRIL 27

kay ryan7 pm • Former U.S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan at Yavapai College • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • The Yavapai College Literary Southwest Series presents an Evening with Kay Ryan, Pulitzer Prize-winning and former U.S. Poet Laureate, 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 28mural 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.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2

 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! The book for each specific month will be available at 10% off the listed price. Read more »

free comic daySATURDAY, MAY 5

10 am - 9 pm • Free Comic Book Day! • Don't miss our biggest and most exciting FREE COMIC BOOK DAY yet! From wee younglings to old diehards, Marvel, DC, indie and in between, we've got sales and free comics for everyone! Come in costume at 1pm for a chance to win fabulous loot! Swing by early for the best comic selection! We'll have great sales on comic related merchandise all day. Read More »

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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, MAY 6

outlanderdiana gabaldon3-5 pm • At Prescott United Methodist Church: Outlander Series Author Diana Gabaldon • P.E.O. Scholarship Benefit Luncheon • P.E.O. Chapter Y Invites you to join us for an afternoon with Diana Gabaldon, author of the Outlander Series, a benefit for women's scholarships. $35 per person or $250 for a Table of 8. Seating is Limited (Reserved Seating Only). For reservations contact: Regina Younger 928-443-5252 email: ryounger@cableone.net. Diana Gabaldon's books will be available for sale at the event and at the Peregrine Book Company. Read More »

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9out

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 May 9th will be Out by Natsuo Kirino. Questions or comments? Ask for Jon! Read more »

THURSDAY, MAY 10

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, MAY 12

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.

naked teachingshirley willits2 pm • Shirley Willis: Naked Teaching • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning • Naked Teaching: A Love Story shows you, like no other book, what happens to hopes and dreams when school budgets are stripped to the doorframe, hormones rage, friendships avalanche and beliefs are assaulted. Naked Teaching is set in the fictional Wild West town of Coyote Crossing, Arizona and is a warning of how your very own neighborhood school will look if the current anti-public school climate is allowed to completely ravage our children’s future. Read More »

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16chautauqua flyer

6 pm • At The Highlands Center: Chautauqua Series: John Muir Performance • Join us in the Discovery Gardens for a special performance by Doug Hulmes as John Muir to learn more about the life and work of one of the early pioneers of American environmentalism. $25. Pre-registration required. A selection of written works will be available for purchase on each evening courtesy of The Peregrine Book Company. Event Location: Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Rd, Prescott. Read More »

FRIDAY, MAY 18

the reason for flowers9 am (at Natural History Institute) • Natural History Book Club • Come read with us! Natural History Book Club offers guided discussions on a diverse array of environmental and natural history literature for scholarship, inspiration, and understanding, in a welcoming atmosphere. The goal of the Natural History Book Club is to foster discussion of the exploration and discovery of the natural world, its dynamics and the role of humans within it, by reading the best in popular, scientific, adventure, and creative natural history. All are welcome to attend! You can see what we are currently reading in the Natural History events calendar. The book we will be discussing on May 18th is Stephen Buchmann's The Reason for Flowers. Event Location: Natural History Institute, 126 N. Marina St., Prescott. Read More »

SATURDAY, MAY 19

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.summers of fire

linda strader2 pm • Linda Strader: Summers of Fire • Reading, Q&A, Booksigning Linda Strader recalls the danger, romance, and personal and physical challenges in her true-life pioneering adventure as one of the first women to fight forest fires for the U.S. Government in Summers of Fire. In 1976, the job of Forest Service firefighter is male-dominated, not because women aren’t interested in it, but because the Forest Service didn’t allow women on fire crews until 1975. Join the author as she recounts her facinating true story. Read More »

5 pm • Kat Heatherington: The Bones of this Land • Poetry Reading, Q&A,Booksigning • bones of this landKat Heatherington will perform poetry from her debut award-winning book, kat heatheringtonThe Bones of This Land, which was inspired by the Prescott landscape. Copies of the book will be available for sale, and the author will remain after the reading to answer questions and sign copies. Megan Dean, also a Prescott poet and artist, will open for the author performing her own original poetry. Read More »

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23

5:30 pm • Open Mic Night • Experience the power of the spoken word! Hosted by poet and novelist Susan Lang. Read More »chautauqua flyer

6 pm • At The Highlands Center: Chautauqua Series: Rachel Carson Performance • Join us in the Discovery Gardens for a special performance by Fiona Reid as Rachel Carson to learn more about the life and work of one of the pioneers of American environmentalism. $25. Pre-registration required. A selection of written works will be available for purchase on each evening courtesy of The Peregrine Book Company. Event Location: Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Rd, Prescott. Read More »

THURSDAY, MAY 24

5:30 pm • Peregrine's Feminist Book Club • rubyfruit jungleJoin 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 May 24th will be Rita Mae Brown’s Rubyfruit Jungle. Read More »

SATURDAY, MAY 26

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.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 30

chautauqua flyer6 pm • At The Highlands Center: Chautauqua Series: Aldo Leopold Performance • Join us in the Discovery Gardens for a special performance by Steve Morgan as Aldo Leopold to learn more about the life and work of one of the pioneers of American environmentalism. $25. Pre-registration required. A selection of written works will be available for purchase on each evening courtesy of The Peregrine Book Company. Event Location: Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Rd, Prescott. Read More »


REGULAR ONGOING EVENTS

Storytime

SATURDAYS at 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 • Natural History Book Club • Feminist Book Club • Open Mic Night

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