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"Hard to put down . . . One need not be an equestrian or horse lover in order to appreciate this story."
-New York Journal of Books

 
"A PIECE OF THE WORLD is a story for those who want the mysterious made real."
— New York Times Book Review
 
"A powerful reminder to slow down and tune into the language of nature."
-Rachel Sussman
 

"The end result is both redemptive and hilarious"
- Publishers Weekly
 

All the Light We Cannot See is a magnificent, deeply moving novel from a writer “whose sentences never fail to thrill” "
- Los Angeles Times
 
"A learned, joyful, avid consideration of the natural world"
- Floyd Skloot
 
"I read this beautifully imagined and moving novella in one sitting, utterly wowed, wanting to share it with everyone I know"
-Lisa Genova

 

"An affectionate homage… a loving reconstruction of an era of storytelling now lost.
-The New York Times

 

 

"Erdrich spins a powerful, resonant story with masterly finesse…memorable and satisfying."
- Publishers Weekly Starred Pick of the Week

 

"The question may be timeless, but their answer has urgent significance."
-Time Magazine
   
“He has told a story essential to our understanding of the American past and the American present"
- Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times


 
 

 



We are taking a break until September
September 10th is a Round Table Discussion

 
Any questions about attending can be directed to vbwritersgroup@gmail.com
 
To Come:
-- July and August we'll take a break and come back in September
-- September 10th 2017  Round Table Discussion- writers are invited to come with their own tips and tricks and Candace will be available with publicity tips. We are looking for feedback on topics writers are looking for authors to present on as well.
-- October 8th is Mollie Hunt and
Changing the World Through Fiction: Introducing altruism without using soapbox rhetoric (or putting your reader to sleep.)
Past Sessions:
-- January 2016 Carolyn J. Rose on The Importance of Opinion, Attitude, and Style
-- February 2016 Kate Dyer-Seeley on How to Find an Agent
-- March 2016 Mary Elizabeth Summer on Diversity Matters: How to Write From the Other Perspective
-- April 2016 Cindy Brown on How to Be Funny on the Page (even if you're not in real life)
-- May 2016 Phoebe Rose on First Pages: Grounding the Reader, Strong Pacing and Killer Hooks
-- June 2016 Paula Stokes, Fonda Lee, Mary Elizabeth Summer and Jennifer Bosworth on a panel about writing.
-- July 2016 - Break
-- August 2016 Jane Elder Wulff on The Art of Interviewing: Listening for Story.
-- September 2016 Hannah Dennison on Taking the Mystery out of the Mystery: Jump-start your novel!
-- October 2016 Angela Sanders on Writing a Series: Five Things I Wish I’d Known
-- November 2016 Erik Wecks on Creating Authentic Characters
-- December 2016 Christine Fletcher on I Couldn't Put It Down! Using Conflict to Hook Your Readers.
-- January 2017  Dan Strawn and Researching for Historical Fiction--Pit falls and Strategies for New Writers.
-- February 2017 was Margaret Pinard and Don't Be Captain Obvious: How to Find and Deliver Essential Details for Setting
-- March 2017 - Kelly Garrett and Candace Robinson on Social Media 101: How to Build Your Online Presence as an Author.
-- April 2017 is Curtis Chen & he's going to talk about Give a Little, Take a Little, Let Your Heart Break a Little: The Story of Critiques.
-- May (7th) 2017 is Laurel Gale and How to Plot Your Novel: Outlines versus synopses, how to ask the right questions to develop an idea in to a full plot, and basic plot structure.
-- June 2017 is Sheryl Scarborough on The Art of the Details: Facts Vs. Flavor
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July & August - Break
-- September 2017 - Roundtable Discussion
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Join a book group hosted by Vintage Books!

Are you itching to discuss books? Want some stimulating conversation? 
Join the Who picked this book? Book Club. They meet on the 3rd Sunday of each month from 3-4pm. Or join the Young at Heart Book Club, they meet the 2nd Sunday of the month at 1pm.
Members receive 10% off new copies of the selected titles here in the store!
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Prospective members do not need to RSVP to meetings and are
encouraged to simply show up if they would like to join or just observe!

The next book selected is:

Who Picked this Book? Book Club will discuss
Today Will be Different

August 20th at 3pm

 

August 20
Today will be different by Maria Semple


September 17th
Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks

October 15th
Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy

November 19th
Nineteenth  Wife by David Ebershoff

December 17th
Madonna in a Fur Coat by Sabahattin Ali

January 21st
Down These Mean Streets by Piri Thomas

February 18th
War Dances by Sherman Alexie

March 18th
March by Geraldine Brooks
 

Young at Heart Book Club will discuss
Black Hearts Sept 10th at 1pm


October 8th at 1pm
This Monstrous Thing by Mackenzie Lee

November 12th at 1pm
Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard

December 10th at 1pm
12 Days of Dash and Lily by David Levithan and Rachel Cohn

January 14th at 1pm
Girl Against the Universe by Paula Stokes


 








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Author Daniel Mathews covers the plants, animals and geology with 800 color photographs "Wonderfully engaging. . . . Bryson is a keen observer of what’s amusing, ironic and absurd." -USA Today "Such a great way to commemorate the day of protest and hope that was held around the world!"
 - Kari