Bookish Travel To Napa Valley

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What could be better than visiting the Napa Valley, touring wineries, eating great food and reading a wonderful work of historical women’s fiction with a group of like-minded readers and wine lovers? Not much.  Which is why we’re super excited about our Bookish Travel event to Napa Valley featuring Jan Moran’s latest release, The Winemakers.

Let’s take a look at the story:

1956: When Caterina Rosetta inherits a cottage in the countryside of Italy from a grandmother she’s never known, she discovers a long-buried family secret — a secret so devastating, it threatens the future of everything her mother has worked for. Many years before, her mother’s hard-won dreams of staking her family’s claim in the vineyards of California came to fruition; but as an old murder comes to light, and Caterina uncovers a tragic secret that may destroy the man she loves, she realizes her happiness will depend on…

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Bookish Travel To Black Mountain + Asheville

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If you’ve read William R. Forstchen’s One Second After, you know that the very real city of Black Mountain, NC is an integral part of the plot. It is difficult not to imagine walking down the historic district of Black Mountain with it’s eclectic mix of shops and restaurants, visualize the grand architecture of  Montreat College or think about how beautiful Asheville was before Forstchen’s characters lives were changed for ever.

Don’t you want to go and see Black Mountain for yourself?

Now you can, and just in time to get a copy of Forstchen’s long awaited sequel to One Second After. One Year After returns to the small town of Black Mountain, where in an act of terrorism an EMP was detonated over the United States of America.  The follow up features John Matherson – the man who struggled so hard to rebuild his adopted home of Black Mountain in the wake of…

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Bookish Travel To Charleston, SC

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If you’re familiar with Laura Child’s Tea Shop Mysteries series, you’ll know that setting is everything! The city of Charleston comes alive in her stories, and you just want to walk the historic district that her tea shop is located in, visit the myriad of shops she mentions, explore the history of the city and of course, taste the delicious food her characters cook, while sampling the variety of teas to be found in her cafe.

We’ve created a Bookish Travel event that allows you to leisurely explore Charleston, learn about its rich history, get spooked by a few ghost stories, sample the cuisine and of course, have high tea. And all the while, you’ll be reading and discussing Laura’s latest cozy mystery, Devonshire Scream.

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Here’s what the story is about:

Catering a high-class trunk show at Heart’s Desire Jewelry is a shining achievement for Theodosia and the Indigo Tea Shop. After…

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