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Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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October 2022

Author Launch Party: Pam Webber – Life Dust

October 14, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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We're happy to host local author Pam Webber and celebrate the release of her latest book, Life Dust. Half a world apart, soul mates Nettie and Andy struggle to survive--one in a hospital with ugly secrets and treacherous people, the other in the dangerous shadows of the Vietnamese jungle. We hope you'll join us and congratulate Pam and get your autographed copy.

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Author Event – Kelly Serdynski: Delilah’s Big Day

October 15, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Delilah the kitty has a personality that is as cute as she is. She enjoys herself from the minute she wakes up, until she can't hold her eyes open. She plays hide and seek, she loves playing in her tunnel, stroller rides, helping her family with computer issues, and chasing stink bugs. Follow along and enjoy spending the day with her. It's Delilah's world, we just live in it.

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Author Event – Timber Hawkeye

October 18, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Join Timber Hawkeye, bestselling author of Buddhist Boot Camp, Faithfully Religionless, and The Opposite of Namaste, for a free book talk, discussion, and Q&A. Discover the benefits of mindfully living at peace with the world (both within and around us). Mindfulness doesn't make other people less irritating, it makes us less irritable. It's not about living in a bubble where nobody pushes your buttons, it's about getting to a point where you don't have any buttons that can be pushed.…

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Author Event: Marva Bailer – Be Unexpected

October 20, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Come out and meet Marva Bailer -- an innovator, a storyteller, a connector, and a fearless female tech leader who is never afraid to disrupt the status quo. She embodies servant leadership and a growth mindset through mentorship, experimentation, and the intersection of purpose and passion. As a breast cancer survivor, mom, and successful tech executive, Marva uses her personal and career experiences to inspire and educate others. In Marva’s debut book, Be Unexpected, she encourages curiosity, courage, confidence, and…

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Author Event: Brian Livingston – The Habits of Squirrels

October 22, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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The journey of a thousand miles begins with an irate squirrel. In this charming, thoughtful meditation on life's journeys, Brian Livingston finds humor, grace, and sunburn on one of America's great hikes. Gabe Jenkins spent his career driving in circles for the postal service and upon his retirement decides to walk on the Great Eastern Trail. As he walks, Gabe encounters the Trail’s eccentric inhabitants. Meet the author and hear more about this tantalizing tale.

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Author Event: Til Turner – The Hidden World

October 22, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Meet author Til Turner and learn about his new book, “The Hidden World”, a riveting young adult paranormal novel that promises to be an unforgettable adventure. In the small town of Nelson Gap, three ghost-hunting high school friends—Kevin, Lara, and Simon—investigate a haunted, abandoned mine to find Kevin’s missing father. What they discover far below the town is an unknown civilization and a terrifying demonic power fighting to enslave it.

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Author Event: Douglas Lamplugh – Murder at Mardi Gras

October 23, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Murder at Mardi Gras is a seat-of-your-pants mystery thriller written by a thirty-year criminal investigator that you will believe is true. Doug Lamplugh brings his experiences with the criminal justice system, as well as his experience with multi-state, multi-jurisdictional investigations to life in this novel. The details of how a criminal investigation can change rapidly will astound you. Meet the author and chat with him about the book.

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Author Event: Dziyana Taylor – Beware & Behold

October 29, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Meet author Diana Taylor and get your signed copies of the first two books of her YA dark fantasy trilogy. Magic and death come together in the dark world of the Gate, where demons are running loose and ghosts are roaming the streets. Where will fate lead eighteen-year-old Rebecca Grimwood when a demon of a Civil War surgeon is after her?

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November 2022

Author Event: Elizabeth Dodson – Wholehearted Day

November 12, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Meet author Elizabeth Dodson and take a journey through Wholehearted Day, a book that dually comforts guardians and children who face separation. Explore why we work and what it means to be apart. Dive deeper into concepts of curiosity, security, development-of-self, and contribution to society. Observe how small daily actions can create wonder-filled experiences with a person you greatly hold!

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Author Event: Aryn Wicka: Tethered

November 12, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Meet author Aryn Wicka and hear about her haunting new novel, Tethered. Dani Stephenson's world is shattered when her loving husband, Joel, tragically dies. Now a young widow, she must pick up the pieces of her life. As Dani goes back through her and Joel's brief marriage--and even quicker coupling--she must face the realization that she didn't truly know the person she married.

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Author Event: Sue Fliess – CGLR Reception

November 13, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading is hosting Sue Fliess at the Book Gallery all afternoon! Meet the author, pick up signed books and support CGLR. Sue Fliess is the author of dozens of children's books including the Beatrice Bly's Rules for Spies series, Sadie Sprocket Builds a Rocket, Goldilocks and the Three Engineers, the Kid Scientist series, many Little Golden Books and more.

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Book Launch Party – Emilee Moore: A Friend for Princess Ada

November 15, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Join us for author Emilee Moore's launch party for her new book! A Friend for Princess Ada is the perfect book for families who are preparing to adopt a dog. Not only will it add to the excitement children feelin getting their first pet, it will also teach them to consider the needs of their pet and their responsibilities as a pet owner.

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Author Event: Leroy Donald – Political Upheaval

November 19, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Meet author Leroy Donald and chat with him about his book, Political Upheaval, in which Donald shares opinions about the political process, differing political opinions, the case for individual freedoms, compliance with constitutional policy, small government, decreased taxes, and honor for the America he served as a Veteran and still believes in very strongly.

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Author Event: Sheila Lamb – Brigid of Ireland Trilogy

November 19, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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We're excited to welcome Sheila Lamb to WBG. She is the author of the Brigid of Ireland Trilogy. Set in a time when history and myth lived side by side, Once a Goddess, Fiery Arrow, and Church of the Oak portray each of Brigid's aspects in novels filled with magic, intrigue, and desire. Sheila received an MFA in Creative Writing from Queens University of Charlotte and an M.Ed. from George Mason University. She lives, teaches, and writes in the mountains…

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Author Event: David Simmons – Ghosts of East Baltimore

November 27, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Save the Eastside, save the world. In Baltimore, Worm has just returned from a two year stretch in prison. When he finds out that his hometown is being brutally destroyed by a dangerous new chemical, Worm is reluctantly catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with chaos and destruction. Can one man save the city before his 9:00 p.m. curfew at the halfway house? We're pleased to be hosting author David Simmons; be sure to come out and meet him and…

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December 2022

Author Event: B. C. Lienesch

December 10, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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One of our favorite local authors, B. C. Lienesch is a former freelance writer and featured columnist and editor for GuysNation.com but has done everything from owning a bakery to selling fireworks out of a pair of shipping containers. Come meet or say hi to Bryan and get your signed copies of his novels. In The Woodsman, Jackson Clay is a recluse living off the grid in the Virginia mountains. His child: disappeared. His marriage: collateral damage. His only salvation:…

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Author Event: Vianlix-Christine Schneider – Puffy Ball

December 16, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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On Christmas Eve, Mrs. Claus is usually alone as Santa delivers toys to children around the world. But this year, she finds herself with a mischievous puppy who brings endless adventures to her night. We're happy to welcome back Vianlix-Christine to WBG for her latest children's book. Please come out to meet her and get your signed copy!

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Author Event: John Mayden, Jr. – Finding Peace During Uncertainty: 40 Life-Changing Devotions

December 17, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Come meet John Clark Mayden, Jr. as he shares 40 life-changing devotions for Christians looking for peace in times of uncertainty. Whether struggling with personal finances, spiritual oppression, or a risky pandemic that threatens your health and the health of your loved ones, these devotionals will bring you closer to God and help you understand your struggles from His perspective. Change your daily habits and God can change your attitude about uncertainty.

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Author Event – Doug Lamplugh: Murder at Mardi Gras

December 18, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Murder at Mardi Gras is a seat-of-your-pants mystery thriller written by a thirty-year criminal investigator that you will believe is true. Doug Lamplugh brings his experiences with the criminal justice system, as well as his experience with multi-state, multi-jurisdictional investigations to life in this novel. The details of how a criminal investigation can change rapidly will astound you. Meet the author and chat with him about the book.

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Author Event: Elizabeth Kilcoyne – Wake the Bones

December 23, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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After dropping out of college, nineteen-year-old Laurel Early returns to her uncle's tobacco farm, where she encounters a monster as well as her mother's ghost. Soon Laurel realizes that she must tap into her own innate magic to save everyone she loves. Author Elizabeth Kilcoyne will be in-store and signing books for that perfect last-minute gift.

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January 2023

Author Event: A. K. Lang – The Gathering of the Three

January 14, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Meet author A.K. Lang and check out her book, The Gathering of the Three. After being wrongfully imprisoned by those in her village, a young woman escapes and flees her home. She discovers along the way that she is one of the few that can now wield magic. As the land erupts in turmoil, Emery must decide what she believes, who she can trust, and where she stands in the battle for Delaplane.

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Author Event: Gina Palmer – The Birthday Books

January 28, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Join us as we host local author Gina Palmer. The Birthday Books celebrate the joy and milestones of the first sweet years of a child's life. From birth to age five, parents can mark the special day with the tradition of reading The Birthday Books--something both parent and child can look forward to each year! All proceeds from The Birthday Books will support Alex's Lemonade Stand to raise funds, awareness, and support for the children and families affected by pediatric…

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Author Event: Theresa Stahl – I’m Full

January 28, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Are you confused by conflicting messages about food and nutrition? Tempted to give up? Before you do, come meet author and registered nurse Theresa Stahl and get your copy of I’m Full: Remindful Eating Tips to Feel Great and Make Peace with your Plate. Theresa's book gives you 52 impactful tips that will help you see how nourishing yourself can be easy, fun, fulfilling, and delicious!

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February 2023

Author Event: Keshia C. Willi – Fire Tales

February 18, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Come meet author Keshia C. Willi and see her new book, Fire Tales. Ailadwr has been raised on his mother’s tales of fays, demons, and magical creatures, of The Light and The Dark, told around the fire. Scoffers deride such stories as mere “fire tales”. However, Ailadwr believes. His belief comes to life when he encounters the fairest of the fays, Aeddefa and love steals his heart.

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Author Event: Gina Palmer – The Birthday Books

February 25, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Join us as we host local author Gina Palmer. The Birthday Books celebrate the joy and milestones of the first sweet years of a child's life. From birth to age five, parents can mark the special day with the tradition of reading The Birthday Books--something both parent and child can look forward to each year! All proceeds from The Birthday Books will support Alex's Lemonade Stand to raise funds, awareness, and support for the children and families affected by pediatric…

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Author Event: June Smalls – Hear Them Roar!

February 25, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Our friend and local author June Smalls has a new book out! Come get your copy of Hear Them Roar and learn about endangered animals around the world. With this fully illustrated guidebook + sound pad, kids can learn about the calls, snorts, squeaks, and roars of 14 endangered animals, discover the characteristics that make them special, and see how we are helping bring them back from the edge of extinction.

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Author Event: Lynn Seldon – Carolina’s Ring

February 26, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Join us as we host author Lynn Seldon. His book, Carolina's Ring is a modern coming-of-age story between Carolina Stone and childhood friends, twin brothers Ben and Alf Marshall. With unexpected life-or-death events shaping their futures, Carolina's Ring follows these three friends from the foothills of South Carolina to the campuses of the Virginia Military Institute and the Citadel, and ultimately to the Global War on Terrorism in Iraq and beyond.

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March 2023

Author Event: Heather Cole – Virginia’s Presidents

March 4, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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George Washington. Thomas Jefferson. James Madison. James Monroe. William Henry Harrison. John Tyler. Zachary Taylor. Woodrow Wilson. More US Presidents were born in Virginia than in any other state in the union. From Mount Vernon, Monticello and Montpelier to the Wilson Presidential Library, read the stories of the sites that shaped the lives of presidents. Meet historian and author Heather Cole and hear more about these remarkable presidents.

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Author Event: Alma Katsu – Red London

March 18, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Meet author Alma Katsu and get your copy of her second novel Red London, a sharp and nuanced race-against-the-clock story ripped from today's headlines. It’s a rare spy novel written by an insider that feels as prescient as it is page-turning and utterly unforgettable.

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Story Time at WBG: Julia Gonsalves – Banjo Joe & Moe

March 18, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Banjo Joe is everyone’s favorite music man in Buckaroo Pass! His biggest fan is Maureen, or “Mo” for short. As far as anyone knew, Mo had never uttered a word. Suddenly, she finds a use for words, sometimes with surprising and humorous effect! Little Mo delivers big lessons on standing up for others, learning to laugh at ourselves, and reconciliation. Meet the writer/illustrator team of Julia and Matthew Gonsalves for a story time and signing at the Book Gallery.

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Author Event: Michael Webster – The Condor’s Feather

March 25, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Meet author Michael Webster and get your copy of his fascinating book, The Condor's Feather. For over four years Michael and Paula Webster travelled the length of the Andes, the greatest mountain chain on Earth. From penguins in Patagonia, up beyond the hummingbirds of the equator, to the flamingos of the Caribbean. They endured dust storms, thundering gales, icy mountain tops and skin-searing heat, and tested the limits of their physical and mental strength as they lived wild, month after…

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Author Event: Craig Bradley – Peter Polo and the White Elephant of Lan Xang

March 25, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Join us as we host author Craig Bradley and his second book in the Peter Polo series. In this book Peter is off on another thrilling mission for the Great Khan! This time, Peter and his friends travel across the rivers, mountains, and cities of ancient China to the kingdom of Lan Xang, to try and stop a war over a rare white elephant.

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April 2023

Author Event: Dave Muchow – The 7 Secret Keys to Startup Success

April 1, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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We're excited to host Dave Muchow, author of the best-selling, Kirkus Award-winning book, The 7 Secret Keys to Startup Success, the most practical legal and business, step-by-step guide for new and growing businesses. It shows you what-to-do and never do to be successful.

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Author Event: Vianlix-Christine Schneider – Seaside Magic The World of the Mirror

April 1, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Meet author Vianlix-Christine Schneider and get the next installment in the Seaside Magic series. Book two continues with Caroline exploring the world on the other side of the mirror in hope of finding her long-lost father. But even in this beautiful world, darkness lurks around every corner.

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Author Event: TJ O’Connor – The Hemingway Deception

April 1, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Ana Karras is running from her past. Catalina Reyes is running toward hers. Washington is trying to stop them both. A rogue Cuban assassin is heading for Washington. A CIA operation is mounted by the Whitehouse to stop the attack. The only hope to avert a war with Havana is a former FARC guerilla plucked from hiding to search for her parents. What was Operation Perro? Why does everyone want Ana Karras and Cataline Reyes dead? The answer is Hemingway.…

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Author Event: William Gray – The Man Behind the Door

April 8, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Meet author William F. Gray and get your copy of his novel, The Man Behind the Door, which explores a cycle of abuse and neglect passed down from one generation to the next with a character based upon his own father. Full of heartache, suspense, and twists, The Man Behind the Door takes us on an emotional journey detailing a search to find the answer to the ultimate question: why?

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Author Event – Caitlynn Irving

April 8, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Caitlynn Irving is a young author and has spent most of her life creating imaginary worlds. She spends most of her free time with her cat or exploring roads at night with the radio as loud as it can go. The books in the Timeless series follow Skylar and Cole who met online by chance. Despite their relationship ending, Skylar never got over Cole. When he comes back into her life, she has a big decision to make that will…

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Author Event: JL Harrison – Saints and Sinners

April 15, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Author JL Harrison will be at the Book Gallery with her book Saints and Sinners. Patience is desperate for change. But when you’re a woman raised by The Saints—a fundamentalist and strict religious group—you can’t just leave.

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Author Event: Sunu Chandy – My Dear Comrades

April 15, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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We're excited to host poet Sunu Chandy and share her new book of poetry. In this poetry collection, Sunu P. Chandy includes stories about her experiences as a woman, civil rights attorney, parent, partner, daughter of South Asian immigrants, and member of the LGBTQ community. These poems cover themes ranging from immigration, social justice activism, friendship loss, fertility challenges, adoption, caregiving, and life during a pandemic.

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Author Event: Gene Betit – Unsung Patriots

April 22, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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We're excited to host author Gene Bétit and share his new book, Unsung Patriots. It’s one of the last overlooked parts of American military history: the significant role African Americans played in the wars of America. Their story is more than just the 54th Massachusetts in the Civil War, more than just a tank battalion in World War II. African Americans contributed to every war in American history. Gene Bétit tells this important story with verve and gusto, as well…

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Independent Bookstore Spirit Week – Silly Sock Day

April 24, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Wear your silliest socks to the store to help us celebrate Independent Bookstore Spirit Week.

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Independent Bookstore Spirit Week – Plaid Tuesday

April 25, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Wear your best plaid items to the store to help us celebrate Independent Bookstore Spirit Week.

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Independent Bookstore Spirit Week – Wear WBG Gear

April 26, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Independent Bookstore Spirit Week continues as we wear out Winchester Book Gallery gear to celebrate. If you need to get your gear, you can shop at Bonfire.com

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Poem in Your Pocket Day

April 27, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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As we come to the close of National Poetry Month, today is Poem in Your Pocket Day. Print or write your favorite poem and carry it around with you today and share it with folks.

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Independent Bookstore Spirit Week – Book Character Dress Up Day

April 27, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Dress as your favorite book character when you visit the store today.

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Independent Bookstore Spirit Week – Store Spirit Day

April 28, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Time to show your store spirit! Wear your WBG gear, tag us on social media, shop for the latest best seller and let your friends know all about The Winchester Book Gallery.

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Independent Bookstore Day

April 29, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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10 Years of Celebrating Independent Bookstore Day! WOW! IBD is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April. We’re filling the day with puzzles for everyone – word puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, and more… Something for everyone all day! We will also have exclusive Independent Bookstore Day themed items and great snacks from 8am-8pm!! Come celebrate your local Independent Bookstore!!!

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May 2023

Author Event: Joe Motheral – Northern Virginia Luminaries

May 13, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Many people of national importance make their home in Northern Virginia. There are many more, born and raised here, who are well known to locals. Become acquainted with a selection of iconic Virginians, with varying personalities and a variety of fulfilling lives. Read about Geraldine Brooks, Roger Mudd and General George C. Marshall, as well as local heroes. Journalist Joe Motheral met and interviewed them all over the course of his long career, and now he tells their stories.

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Author Event: Jeff Shiring – The Seed

May 13, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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We're excited to welcome author Jeff Shiring with his first book in an end of time series. With a virus ravaging the globe and pushing the world's governments and America's institutions past the breaking point, outgoing Senate Majority Leader John Angelbaum recruits his protégé, Chase Porter, to run for his seat. But the idealistic young district attorney soon comes to realize that the two have very different ideas about duty to country.

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Author Event: LeAnn Lynn – Walls

May 20, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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I had no idea what to do with myself when I lost my best friend. I started thinking about what could have been, and that led to me discovering my love for poetry. I was finally able to get it all out in a creative and organized manner. I soon discovered that poetry made me feel better about whatever my writing was referencing, so I used it as a method of healing until I eventually created enough art to make…

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Author Event: Andrew Fox – The End of Daze

May 21, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Meet author Andrew Fox and get his latest book, The End of Daze, a satirical Jewish version of the Left Behind series that answers the question, "What if the End of Days arrives and the traditional Jewish version is the accurate one?" As you may imagine, chaos ensues, with the other, much larger world faiths being very unhappy, particularly those followers of Islam -- and the progressive elements of the Jewish community are among the biggest critics of G-d's reemergence…

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Author Event: Dr. G. Nelson, EdD – Beyond the Bend in the Trail

May 27, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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More than a memoir -- animal enchanted, preservation minded, outdoor oriented. National Park lovers, travel dreamers, and armchair ex-hippies will love this tale of little known, unpredictable, downright odd, dual career ranger life. You won't believe what happens in this sumptuously illustrated adventure novel.

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Author Event: Devin Moon: The Seeker’s Truth

May 27, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Meet local author Devin Moon and check out his new book, The Seeker's Truth. Vallus has been training his whole life for this moment. In a once prosperous world that has long since been abandoned by its gods and left in ruins, humanity lives on hope; hope of an answer. Why did the gods abandon them? In search of this answer, a select few follow their destiny to become Seekers, endeavoring on dangerous missions to enter the ancient vaults in…

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Author Event: L.M. Elliot – Bea and the New Deal Horse

May 28, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Meet award-winning local author L.M. Elliot and get your signed copy of her new book, Bea and the New Deal Horse. This lyrical middle grade historical novel set during the Great Depression is a moving tale of the spirit of American persistence, found family, and the magical partnership between girl and horse.

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June 2023

Author Event: Nicole Hanlin – Fight Like a Girl (for Your Marriage): God’s Calling for Women

June 3, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Nicole Hanlin is an author, marriage coach, and life coach with a master’s degree in human services and counseling with a focus on mental health and wellness from Liberty University. She hosts a weekly podcast, 15 Minutes of Sane, covering a variety of self-help topics, bringing truth and laughter to our everyday struggles. Nicole has been with her husband for 30 years and together they have grown, encouraged and thrived during life’s storms, while raising their daughter, Emily. She will…

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Author Event: Ilana S. Berry – The Peacock and the Sparrow

June 10, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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We're delighted to host author Ilana S. Berry and bring you her debut novel, The Peacock and the Sparrow. During the Arab Spring, an American spy’s final mission goes dangerously awry in this explosive and eerily realistic espionage debut from a former CIA officer that is perfect for fans of Daniel Silva, Alan Furst, and John LeCarre.

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Author Event: Cassandra Taylor – Why I Serve

June 13, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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The stories in this book will make you laugh, cry, cheer, or get angry; they may even shock you! These women did what most women would not do, and that's serve their country. Women have been serving and loving America long before America loved them, but that never stopped the heart of a warrior. There have been over two million women that have served, past and present; here are sixty-eight of America's most brave and beautiful women telling their story.

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Author Event: Kristie Croga – Milwaukee Deep: An Ambrose Nobel Novel

June 17, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Inspired by the true events and mysticism of a small Caribbean island, Milwaukee Deep employs endearing characters, evocative plot, powerful prose, and fast-paced action to portray a stirring history more poignant for its social relevance. Come meet author Kristie Croga and get your signed copy.

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Author Event: William Rapp – A Turkish Triangle

June 24, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Bill Rapp will be here with the fifth book in his Cold War series. “In Turkish Triangle, the talented Bill Rapp returns to his series character, CIA officer Karl Baier, who is sent to Turkey on a dangerous mission during the hottest days of the Cold War --- October 1962 --- when Russian missiles were secretly installed in Cuba. This was the closest we’ve come to a nuclear war with Russia, and Bill Rapp --- a CIA veteran himself with…

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July 2023

Author Event: J. Denison Reed – Clifford’s War

July 17, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Clifford's War - In this page-turning suspense action novel, private investigator and military veteran Clifford Dee finds himself in deep trouble. Without End - In this action-packed, twisty, and fast-paced continuation of the PI Clifford Dee crime/thriller series, private investigator Clifford Dee is back with his team. Fans of action thrillers and crime suspense like the TV series Burn Notice are sure to enjoy this mile-a-minute story of government conspiracy, car chases, lethal encounters, and humorous situations. Come meet the…

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Author Event: Gabriella Alderman – Paula’s Patches

July 22, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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t's story time at the Winchester Book Gallery! Author Gabriella Alderman will be here from 11 to 1 with her new book, Paula's Patches, which explores themes of self-esteem and self-reliance. She will read the book for us at 11:30, so be sure to come and listen to this great story and get your signed copy as well.

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August 2023

Author Event: Keshia C. Willi

August 5, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Local author Keshia Willi has been writing novels, plays and screenplays for over 15 years. She has two new books to share with us, so don't miss this opportunity to meet and chat with Keshia about her work.

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September 2023

Author Event: Karl Rhodes – Peggy’s War

September 21, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Peggy's War is a meticulously researched novel that adheres closely to the true story of Margaret “Peggy” Rhodes and the young men she protected during the Civil War. Come meet Karl Rhodes, Peggy's great-great-grandson and get your own copy of this intriguing story.

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October 2023

Banned Books Week

October 1, 2023 - October 8, 2023
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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The Book Gallery speaks out! With censorship on the rise, it's more important than ever to uplift any and all perspectives-- no matter who's rolling out a ban. We're proud to refuse these restrictions, and ask you to join us this week in celebration of free speech and press.

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Author Event: Marie Callegari – My Favourite Colour is Seven

October 7, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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"It's okay." 7-year-old Alfie just lost his mummy and he is pretty sure she is not coming back. Alfie is struggling to understand if what he feels is okay. He is unsure how to ask about something he cannot name. One day, after school, Alfie decides to be brave. He asks his teacher Mr. Miggins, "is it okay?" Marie Callegari has been telling stories sincechildhood. Though some of her stories didn't keep her out oftrouble. A writer of magicalrealism and…

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Author Event: Malve Burns – Stone Mother

October 7, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Imagine growing up in a German family right after WWII with no knowledge of your country's horrendous Nazi past or an understanding of your own family's fierce internal struggles. Come meet author Malve Burns and hear more about this harrowing story. Grab your copy here or during the event!

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Author Event & Craft Project: Rebecca Greene – Who Will Trick or Treat with Me?

October 14, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Halloween is Parker's favorite holiday, and he can't wait to go trick-or-treating! There's only one problem: He just moved to a new town and doesn't know anyone! Who will he go trick-or-treating with? Follow Parker's journey as he learns to face his fears, overcome shyness, and make new friends. Author Rebecca Greene will read her book, sign copies, and do a craft project with the kids; make sure to drop in for some fun!

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Author Event: Andrew Joseph White – The Spirit Bares Its Teeth

October 21, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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London, 1883. The Veil between the living and dead has thinned. Violet-eyed mediums commune with spirits under the watchful eye of the Royal Speaker Society, and sixteen-year-old trans, autistic Silas Bell would rather rip out his violet eyes than become an obedient Speaker wife. Featuring an autistic trans protagonist in a historical setting, Andrew Joseph White’s much-anticipated sophomore novel does not back down from exposing the violence of the patriarchy and the harm inflicted on trans youth who are forced…

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Author Event: Collin J. Rae – Sex After Death

October 28, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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There are no horsemen for this particular apocalypse,” writes Collin J Rae in his latest title, Sex After Death (S.A.D.), an experimental hybrid collection capturing the raw experience of life as a caregiver watching others begin the inevitable journey toward conclusion we must all, often unremarkably, face someday. Vacillating between psychedelic images of domestic life rendered grotesque and stream-of-consciousness vignettes, Rae’s work induces the unadulterated terror of mortality’s persistence and insistence, no matter how adult the audience. If death metal…

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Author Event: Maria Riegger – Your Scorpio Child

October 29, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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November 2023

Author Event: Ryan Brosmer – Doggie and Dew

November 11, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Doggy and Dew are best buds. Nothing can keep them apart...except bad luck, big mistakes, and silly mix ups! But new friends and fun adventures always bring them back together in this collection of stories that are fun for the whole family. Come meet author and artist Ryan Brosmer and get your own copy.

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Author Event: Brittani Rose & Nancy Blake – Winston the Doodle

November 12, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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From the moment he was born, Winston knew he was destined for greatness. With his boundless energy, insatiable curiosity, and mischievous spirit, he's always ready for his next big adventure. Come meet local authors Brittani Rose and Nancy Blake and hear all about Winston's adventures.

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Author Event: Sharon Virts – Veil of Doubt

November 18, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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When a mother is charged with murder in a town already convinced of her guilt, can defense attorney Powell Harrison find truth and justice in a legal system where innocence is not presumed? Come meet local author Sharon Virts and find out!

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Shop Local on Plaid Friday!

November 24, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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We're looking forward to seeing you on Friday, November 24. We'll be open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and we have something for everyone on your list! Come join the fun - as always, we will have SNACKS, TASTY TREATS, and FUN ALL DAY!!

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Shop Small Saturday at Winchester Book Gallery

November 25, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Our doors are open! #ShopSmall with us all year long — we appreciate your business! Shop Small Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting the local businesses that help create jobs, boost the economy, and preserve neighborhoods — independent bookstores will host authors as honorary booksellers to celebrate Indies First, where they will help hand-sell their favorite titles, sign books, give readings, and more. All across Winchester, we have incredible INDEPENDENT businesses! Make it your mission to shop Indie with us…

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Author Event: Nicole Hanlin – Because You Are Worth It

November 26, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Delve into the intricate depths of your inner world, navigating the murkiness of anxiety and the traps of societal expectations. In this captivating read, traverse the challenging terrains of self-doubt and emerge with a renewed sense of self-worth and determination. Nicole, with her heartfelt stories, serves as your compass. She offers not just glimpses of her own battles and victories, but also a map of enlightening lessons that will guide your journey. Every chapter is a lighthouse, urging you to…

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Cider Monday at the Winchester Book Gallery

November 27, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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In the continued fight against bloated corporations, we bring you Cider Monday! Instead of hunkering down and scrolling for hours on C*ber M*nday, stop by the Book Gallery for free hot cider and a bit of shopping -- trust us, it's way more fun. We will also be open through the Annual Holiday Parade in Old Town Winchester. The Holiday Parade starts at 7 pm with Santa lighting the tree in Old Town immediately after the parade.

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December 2023

Author Event: Yvette Gagnon – Quber Wisdom

December 9, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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From best-selling author Yvette Gagnon, author of Don’t Let Anyone Steal Your Light, comes Quber Wisdom. A collection of stories from her experiences as a rideshare driver. You will feel like you are in the passenger seat as you take a journey with Yvette through some of her most memorable rides. You’ll laugh, cry, and be on the edge of your seat as you read through the fun, inspirational, uncertain, and even life-changing accounts. Buckle your seatbelt and come to…

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Author Event – B.C. Lienesch

December 9, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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One of our favorite local authors, B. C. Lienesch is a former freelance writer and featured columnist and editor for GuysNation.com He's done everything from owning a bakery to selling fireworks out of a pair of shipping containers. Come say hi to Bryan and get your signed copies of all of his novels!

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Author Event: Randina Sheldon

December 10, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Randina Sheldon is a refreshingly honest writer and artist who leaves a little bit of her heart on every page. With deep vulnerability, she advocates for the voiceless and represents the hope that we can always rise beyond anything that tries to bind us. She is a die-hard cat lady, part flower, and has a laugh that can move mountains. Come meet Randina and get yourself one of her wonderful books.

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Author Event: Vianlix-Christine Schneider – Puffy Ball for Young Readers

December 16, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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On Christmas Eve, Mrs. Claus is usually alone as Santa delivers toys to children around the world. But this year, she finds herself with a mischievous puppy who brings endless adventures to her night. Meet the author and get your own signed copy to read on your own!

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Author Event: Candace Meredith

December 16, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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The Winchester Book Gallery is happy to be hosting author Candace Meredith. Candace is a creative fiction writer for all age groups and is a committed mother of three. She has an extensive catalog of books that cover a wide range of genres. Stop by the store to meet Candace and find a book that is perfect for you and get it signed!

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Author Event: Brenda B. Nelson – The Life and Times of Robert Orrick

December 17, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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We are delighted to welcome Brenda B. Nelson to the Book Gallery for an author event. The Winchester-Frederick County recently released "The Life and Times of Robert Orrick" takes us to the 19th Century, where Robert Orrick was the best known African American in Winchester. While enslaved he began a hauling service which in freedom he built into a large livery service. US Mail Carrier, Methodist Minister, Farmer, Property Owner, Community Leader, Philanthropist, Orrick left his mark on Winchester. Explore…

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January 2024

Author Event: Nancy Spannaus – Defeating Slavery: Hamilton’s American System Showed the Way

January 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Slavery is not in America's DNA. Nancy Spannaus argues that the crucial factor was the abandonment of the economic principles of Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton envisioned creating an agro-industrial nation, which could only be built by eliminating the slave system. When Jefferson, and then Andrew Jackson, undermined and crushed Hamilton's program, they put the nation on the path to war. Meet author Nancy Spannaus and hear more about this troubling story.

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Author Event: Peter Heerwagen – From Farm to Factory and Beyond

January 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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From Farm to Factory . . . and Beyond covers the economic history of the the Northern Shenandoah Valley, from 1720 to 2020. Author Peter Heerwagen emphasizes the important role the Northern Shenandoah Valley’s strategic location and 300 years of infrastructure improvements played in its economic development. Read fresh perspectives on how the region’s leaders responded to outside competitive forces by building a diversified economy that benefits from its proximity to the rapidly growing metro Washington, D.C.

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Author Event: Kat Hausler – What I Know About July

January 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Kat Hausler's second novel is a page-turning psychological thriller that will be loved by fans of Paula Hawkins, Ruth Ware, and Lisa Jewell. Come meet Kat and grab a copy for yourself!

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Author Event: Candice Shipley

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Meet author Candice Shipley and talk with her about her deeply personal books and poetry.

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RESCHEDULED Author Event – Candace Meredith

January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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The Winchester Book Gallery is happy to be hosting author Candace Meredith. Candace is a creative fiction writer for all age groups, and is a committed mother of three. She has an extensive catalog of books that cover a wide range of genres. Stop by the store to meet Candace and find a book that is perfect for you and get it signed!

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February 2024

Author Event: Nancy Spannaus – Defeating Slavery: Hamilton’s American System Showed the Way

February 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Slavery is not in America's DNA. Nancy Spannaus argues that the crucial factor was the abandonment of the economic principles of Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton envisioned creating an agro-industrial nation, which could only be built by eliminating the slave system. When Jefferson, and then Andrew Jackson, undermined and crushed Hamilton's program, they put the nation on the path to war. Meet author Nancy Spannaus and hear more about this troubling story.

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June 2024

Celebrate Pride Month

June 1 - June 30
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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In honor of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan – considered the tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States – each June Americans come together to celebrate LGBTQIA+ Pride Month. We have a great selectin of LGBTQIA+ authors and topics and encourage you to be curious and find something new to inform and delight you.

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Audio Book Month

June 1 - June 30
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Enjoy a wide variety of audiobooks and support your favorite Independent Bookstore (WBG!) at the same time. Now is a great time to celebrate audiobook month by checking out Libro.fm They support independent bookstores with each sale, which is a win-win for all. Go to Libro.fm and select Winchester Book Gallery to get started.

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Author Event: Anne Marie Wells

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Join us as we host author Anne Marie Wells who will have her two poetry collections with her. Survived By: A Memoir in Verse + Other Poems chronicles her experience coping with her father's terminal cancer diagnosis, his death, and her subsequent grief and healing. Anne Marie's second collection, Mother, (v) explores themes of (in)fertility and pregnancy (loss).

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Author Event: Rocky & Mary Kennedy Yost – Southern Girls Always Survive

June 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Join us in welcoming authors Rocky and Kennedy Yost, with their debut novel, Southern Girls Always Survive. Can Hilly Garland overcome a night that threatened to take everything from her? As she navigates love, friendship, and the trials of college life, Hilly finds her spirit tested by both personal tragedy and the looming shadows of figures like Martha Mitchell and Ted Bundy. The novel questions resilience in the face of life's relentless challenges, a testament to the strength that lies…

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Author Event: Connie Paradise – Guide For Simple Luxuries

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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"Guide for Simple Luxuries" is not your typical book on luxury. It's a one-of-a-kind guide that offers practical and positive tips for leading an elevated daily life. The book provides accessible and affordable ways to enhance your living space, expanding the definition of luxury beyond material possessions to focus on the things that truly matter. Stop by to meet Connie Paradise and get a signed copy of her book.

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Author Event: Steve Herman – Behind the White House Curtain

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Going behind the scenes with a veteran member of the White House press corps. Steven L Herman, chief national correspondent for the nonpartisan, government-funded Voice of America (VOA), weaves together memoir and history to pull back the curtain on the inner workings of the White House press corps, giving readers a rare glimpse into the historic and current relationship between the president and the press.

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Author Event – Randina Sheldon

June 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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We're happy to host author Randina Sheldon again as she reads from her two books of poetry and signs copies for customers. Overflowing with vulnerability and raw honesty, Face is a declaration of self worth and owning your space after breaking, rebuilding and rising again. Delving into the survival of abuse and traversing self-discovery, Sheldon explores what comes after unearthing your truth in until it doesn't hurt.

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Author Event: Richard L. Summers – Science as Natural Philosophy…

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Science and religion have always had the common goal of trying to further our understanding of the world and its meaning for us. This book explores a possible return of science to a role as natural philosophy and a pathway to better understand our place in the Universe. Meet Dr. Summers and get your signed copy.

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Author Event: Esme Addison – An Intrigue of Witches

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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We're excited to host best-selling author Esme Addison and to introduce you to the Secret Society mystery series, and kick-ass red-headed heroine Sidney, a Black historian poised on the brink of discovering her true past . . . and her hidden witchy powers! Come discover this new series.

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Author Event: Margaret Mandell – And Always One More Time

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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Every year, more than a million women find themselves grappling with the devastating loss of a life partner-a loss that shatters their present and leaves their future in doubt. At 65, Margaret Mandell faces this heart-wrenching reality when she loses her husband of 45 years to a fast-moving disease. The bed is now half-empty, her body betrays her, and laughter seems elusive. And Always One More Time is a story that delves deep into the human experience, reminiscent of C.S.…

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Author Event: Alma Katsu – The Deep

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Winchester Book Gallery, 7 North Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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What really happened on board of the Titanic? Someone, or something, is haunting the ship. Between unexplained disappearances and eerie deaths, the guests of the Titanic--particularly maid Annie Hebley and guest Mark Fletcher--are convinced there's something sinister afoot. But before they can unveil the danger that beckons them, disaster strikes. Years later, Annie is working as a nurse on the sixth voyage of the Titanic's sister ship, the Britannic, newly refitted as a hospital ship. When she happens across an…

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