BOOKS AROUND THE CORNER 11/23/18 NEWSLETTER
A community bookshop and event space located in historic downtown Gresham.
Get your holiday orders in now! We will have plenty of books at affordable prices and gifts for this holiday season. We order to our shop for FREE! We’ll also remodeled our shop already to add more books and seating!
HUGE SALE NOVEMBER 23-25!! SELECT HARDCOVERS AND
PAPERBACKS HALF OFF!!!!
EXPRESS STORYTIME | THE THANKFUL BOOK
NOVEMBER 24th | Shop Small Saturday
10 – 8pm
Join us for Shop Small Saturday and celebrate Local Businesses for a fun-filled day!
ALL DAY Join Books Around the Corner this holiday season for an I Spy Christmas Game Scavenger Hunt! Receive a sheet with holiday themed items, find them all, and receive a festive prize!
Stop in anytime through the day and enter our raffle to win a copy of A Night Before Christmas!
4-6pm: Purchase a Cocoa Crawl Mug at the Spirit of Christmas event and stop in the shop for some delicious Christmas cookies! All proceeds from the mugs goes towards Gresham Barlow Education Foundation.
50% off select items!
TUESDAY DECEMBER 18th | Local Author Reading
Jason Arias & Samuel Snoek-Brown
6:00 – 7:00pm
Jason Arias will be reading from the short story collection Momentary Illumination of Objects In Motion. This book tells stories of life and death, identity and race, change and resistance to change.
Jason Arias’ lives and works in Portland, OR. His writing has appeared in multiple magazines, anthologies, and Lidia Yuknavitch’s The Misfit’s Manifesto. His debut short story collection Momentary Illumination of Objects In Motion was released October 1st by Black Bomb Books.
Sam Snoek-Brown will be reading from his story collection There Is No Other Way to Worship Them. It’s an eerie, mesmerizing collection of short stories set in Mexico and Texas. Each of the collection’s nine stories are woven together with themes of violence, mysticism and failures in the pursuit of love.
Samuel Snoek-Brown is the author of two chapbooks (Box Cutters and Where There is Ruin), the recipient of a 2013 Oregon Literary Fellowship for his novel Hagridden, and is currently touring with his new short story collection There Is No Other Way to Worship Them. He teaches writing and literature at Pierce College. RSVP HERE
DID YOU KNOW?
Books Around the Corner will be starting a book club in January! If you are interested in our book club email us at: email@example.com. We are going to send out a few dates to see what works for people and will do multiple sessions depending on how many people are interested! You bring the book you are reading or that you have recently read and discuss! This is a wonderful way to expose yourself to new books in genres you may have not otherwise explored.
HAVE YOU DONATED??
Check out our Indiegogo Campaign below! Every dollar we earn helps build an even more diverse collection and helps us offer events and classes!
QUESTIONS? COMMENTS? DONATIONS
Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Books Around the Corner
40 NW 2nd St
Gresham, OR 97030