Join Us for a Reading Sampler
Saturday, March 23rd, Gallery Bookshop will host a unique event- small tastes of works in progress by a medley of published and aspiring authors who are here on the coast to attend a writing retreat. Please join us for a lively event and meet special guest Susan Chang (Senior Editor, Tor Books) and retreat leader Shirin Bridges.
A.E. Conran -- Chalklight
Jamie Ericson -- Eleanor and Hanklet
Chris Ernest Hall -- This Time The Fire
Leata Wren Holloway -- Territory Folks
Alicia London -- Andean Story
Cameron Lund -- The Best Laid Plans
Amy Lutz -- Clockwork Carnage
Cady Owens -- Poets Named Will
Jenn Siebert -- Loria and the Rain Bear
Julie Sullivan -- Running to Stand Still
Natasha Yim -- The Angel Project
Written in the voice of Mikey, a fourth-grader who believes that eating crunchy things will get your neurons to fire, The Lost Celt follows Mikey's adventures after a chance encounter with what he thinks is a time-traveling Celtic warrior.
In this Chinese American retelling of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," a careless Goldy Luck wreaks havoc on the home of a family of panda bears. She eats up the littlest panda’s rice porridge, breaks his rocking chair, and rumples all the blankets on his futon.
When her fisherman husband fails to come home after a storm at sea, the beautiful maiden Ling Yee is heartbroken. Every morning, she puts her baby on her back and clambers to the top of a cliff looking for any signs of his return. But day after day, she is disappointed. The villagers try to convince her to give up her vigil.
Ruby is unlike most little girls in old China. Instead of aspiring to get married, Ruby is determined to attend university when she grows up, just like the boys in her family.
Athena, Greek Goddess of Wisdom, steps fully formed from her father's head into the already established world of the Olympians. A motherless newcomer, she has to find her own place and purpose. Her adventures bring her down to Earth, where she forms close bonds with the Greek Heroes. Her attachment to three in particularDiomedes, Odysseus, and Achillesdraws her into the Trojan War.