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In This Newsletter:
Laurie Barkin - Tuesday, October 18 at 7 PM
Jennifer Arnold - Wednesday, October 19 at 7 PM
Rachael Herron - Thursday, October 20 at 7 PM
More Upcoming Events

The Comfort Garden LAURIE BARKIN
The Comfort Garden
Tuesday, October 18 at 7 PM

Join us as Laurie Barkin shares her experiences working as a psychiatric nurse consultant on the surgical/trauma unit at San Francisco General Hospital. Her new book, The Comfort Garden: Tales from the Trauma Unit, is full of her true and fast-moving stories – many tragic, some humorous - written in a literary style.

Sure to appeal to students, health care professionals, and anyone whose life has been touched by trauma.

In a Dog's Heart
Wednesday, October 19 at 7 PM

The author of Through a Dog's Eyes returns to BookShop West Portal to discuss what dogs need to live a good life, and why we must come through for them. Having spent two decades raising and training service dogs for people with disabilities, Arnold has a unique and profound understanding of the human-dog bond.

This guide is as practical as it is wise, a keeper book for ready reference. — Susannah Charleson, author of Scent of the Missing

Wishes & Stitches: A Cypress Hollow Yarn RACHAEL HERRON
A Life in Stitches and Wishes & Stitches
Thursday, October 20 at 7 PM

Herron is a celebrated romance novelist by day, 911 dispatcher by night, and founder of the popular blog Her memoir, A Life in Stitches, includes 20 heartfelt essays that demonstrate how when life unravels there's always a way to knit it back together again - many times into something even better.

In Wishes & Stitches, Herron takes readers back to Cypress Hollow for the third novel in her heartwarming knitting romance series. Naomi Fontaine comes to fulfill her dream of practicing small-town medicine, but she can't seem to fit in. Rugged Rig Keller moves in to take over half of Naomi's medical practice, and instantly charms everyone in town...including Naomi.

More upcoming events:

  • Myrna Loy EMILY LEIDER
    Myrna Loy
    Thursday, October 27 at 7 PM

  • Ivy & Bean: No News is Good News ANNIE BARROWS
    Ivy & Bean: No News is Good News
    Sunday, November 13 at 11 AM

  • Drunken Angel ALAN KAUFMAN
    Drunken Angel
    Tuesday, November 15 at 7 PM

  • Paris par hasard: from Bagels to Brioches TERRANCE GELENTER
    Paris par Hasard: from Bagels to Brioches
    Wednesday, November 16 at 7 PM

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