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November 2019

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Children’s Storytime

Friday, November 22   |   10:30 am

Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Give Thanks!! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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Emily Wallace, Road Sides: An Illustrated Companion to Dining and Driving in the South

Saturday, November 23   |   11:00 am

An illustrated glovebox essential, Road Sides explores the fundamentals of a well-fed road trip through the American South, from A to Z. There are detours and destinations, accompanied by detailed histories and more than one hundred original illustrations that document how we get where we’re going and what to eat and do along the way. Learn the backstory of food-shaped buildings, including the folks behind Hills of Snow, a giant snow cone stand in Smithfield, North Carolina, that resembles the…



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Dale Neal, Appalachian Book of the Dead, with Marjorie Hudson

Saturday, November 23   |   2:00 pm

“Dale Neal’s novel, once begun, will be hard for any reader to put down.” —Ron Rash, New York Times bestselling author of Serena and Above the Waterfall A psychopathic killer disappears into the mountains and haunts the troubled residents. After the murderous Angel Jones escapes from a prison work crew, he mysteriously vanishes deep into the North Carolina woods forcing newcomers Cal and Joy McAlister to deal with his macabre presence lingering in the secluded forest.  Burdened with grief, guilt, and unfilled dreams, Cal and Joy…



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Charles D. Thompson, Jr., Going Over Home: A Search for Rural Justice in an Unsettled Land, with special guest host Marcie Cohen Ferris

Saturday, November 23   |   4:00 pm

“This book deserves a place next to the writings of Wendell Berry, Thoreau, and Michael Pollan.” — Booklist Join us for a celebration of Charlie Thomson’s latest work, Going Over Home. Charlie will speak about his book in the barn in conversation with Carolina food leader Marcie Cohen Ferris, author most recently of The Edible South: The Power of Food and the Making of an American Region. An intimate portrait of the joys and hardships of rural life, as one…



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Children’s Storytime

Tuesday, November 26   |   10:30 am

Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is New Favorites!! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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Special Children’s Storytime with Elizabeth “Liza” K. Howell, The Christmas Bird

Friday, November 29   |   10:30 am

A special storytime is in the works as Liza Howell comes to storytime with her first book, The Christmas Bird. With delightful full-page illustrations and a heart-warming story that speaks to young and old alike, The Christmas Bird showcases the power of God’s love, the strength of family, and the triumph of faith. One day, determined to find the perfect Christmas tree, Maggie’s father and brothers unknowingly choose her favorite. The Christmas Bird, tucked away inside his hidden nest, is…



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December 2019

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Children’s Storytime

Tuesday, December 3   |   10:30 am

Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Bears!! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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Children’s Storytime

Friday, December 6   |   10:30 am

Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Sleepytime!! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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Special Holiday Storytime with Daniel Tiger in the Barn

Saturday, December 7   |   10:30 am

Come in your pajamas and celebrate the holiday season with a special storytime visit from Daniel Tiger. Miss Sarah will share a few Daniel Tiger stories. Families who purchase a Daniel Tiger book or donate to our Reindeer Readers program will have a chance for a photo with Daniel!  Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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Roxana Robinson, Dawson’s Fall, in conversation with Jill McCorkle

Saturday, December 7   |   2:00 pm

In Dawson’s Fall, a novel based on the lives of Roxana Robinson’s great-grandparents, we see America at its most fragile, fraught, and malleable. Set in 1889, in Charleston, South Carolina, Robinson’s tale weaves her family’s journal entries and letters with a novelist’s narrative grace, and spans the life of her tragic hero, Frank Dawson, as he attempts to navigate the country’s new political, social, and moral landscape. Dawson, a man of fierce opinions, came to this country as a young…



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