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July 2020

Virtual Author Event with Spencer Quinn

Friday, July 10 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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ABOUT THE BOOK: Spencer Quinn's Of Mutts and Men is the latest in the New York Times and USA Today bestselling series that the Los Angeles Times called “nothing short of masterful"… When Chet the dog, “the most lovable narrator in all of crime fiction” (Boston Globe), and his partner, PI Bernie Little of the desert-based Little Detective Agency, arrive to a meeting with hydrologist Wendell Nero, they are in for a shocking sight—Wendell has come to a violent and mysterious end. What did the hydrologist want to…

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Virtual Author Event with Mary Alice Monroe

Tuesday, July 14 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Join us for a virtual author event with Mary Alice Monroe, co-sponsored with the Simsbury Library! Mary Alice Monroe is the New York Times bestselling author of 23 novels, including On Ocean Boulevard, which is the sixth installment of the Beach House series. More than 7.5 million copies of her books have been published worldwide, and she’s earned numerous accolades and awards, including: Induction into the South Carolina Academy of Authors’ Hall of Fame; the Southwest Florida Author of Distinction Award; South Carolina…

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Local Author Panel: Biography/Memoir Writers

Thursday, July 16 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
online zoom, 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Join us for a panel discussion with local biography/memoir writers.  Please register and a Zoom link will be sent to you before the event. Our authors are: Morton Goldberg MD DMD, Mary-Ann Tirone Smith, Melissa Crandall, David Garnes, Jean Baur The Humpty Dumpty Syndrome: Fixing Broken Faces Morton Goldberg MD DMD The book,a collection of patient-based tales,  vignettes and essays, is a memoir of a half century long surgical career from Harvard to Hartford Hospital. Girls of a Tender Age:…

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Virtual Author Event with Gail Tsukiyama

Friday, July 17 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Join us for a virtual author event with Gail Tsukiyama THE COLOR OF AIR, which will be published by HarperCollins on July 7th. “Writing with supple and entrancing grace, Tsukiyama has each of her caring, charismatic characters share their memories and heartaches…Tsukiyama also evokes the wild, opulent beauty of the island, the harsh lives of migrant workers, racist and domestic violence, mystical connections, the repercussions of a love triangle, and the tolls of age. As the volcano erupts, long buried…

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Virtual Author Event with L. Annette Binder, The Vanishing Sky

Tuesday, July 21 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online (Zoom), 281 Country Club Rd
Avon, CT 06001
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Calling all WWII fiction fans: join us for a virtual author event with L. Anette Binder For readers of Warlight and The Invisible Bridge, an intimate, harrowing story about a family of German citizens during World War II. Included in the New York Times Book Review's Summer Reading Guide for Historical Fiction “There was no shelter without her sons.” In 1945, as the war in Germany nears its violent end, the Huber family is not yet free of its dangers or its…

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