Group Reading / Shirin Bridges Retreat

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.



Featured Authors

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


Event date: 

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

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The Lost Celt Cover Image
ISBN: 9781937463540
Availability: In Stock in Our Warehouse
Published: Gosling Press - March 15th, 2016

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.

Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas Cover Image
By Natasha Yim, Grace Zong (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781580896528
Availability: Backordered
Published: Charlesbridge - January 7th, 2014

A favorite fairy tale set in a bustling contemporary Chinatown.

It's Chinese New Year, and Goldy Luck’s mother wants her to take a plate of turnip cakes to the neighbors. The Chans aren’t home, but that doesn’t stop Goldy from trying out their rice porridge, their chairs, and their beds—with disastrous results.

The Rock Maiden: A Chinese Tale of Love and Loyalty Cover Image
By Natasha Yim, Pirkko Vainio (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781937786656
Availability: Special Order
Published: Wisdom Tales - March 1st, 2017

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's Wish Cover Image
By Shirin Yim, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780811834902
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Chronicle Books - July 1st, 2002

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.

Call Me Athena: Greek Goddess of Wisdom (Treasury of Glorious Goddesses) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781937463946
Availability: Special Order
Published: Goosebottom Books - September 2nd, 2014

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 particular--Diomedes, Odysseus, and Achilles--draws her into the Trojan War.