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January 2018

Children’s Book Club Party

January 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Are your kids a member of a book club or looking to form a book club? Join us Saturday, January 6th at 4pm for our Kid’s Book Club Party. McIntyre’s Bookstore staff and book club members will be on hand to talk about great new books plus tried and tested titles. Focus will be on elementary and middle grade book clubs–ages 6-12. Please RSVP to scarr@fearrington.com. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including…

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Donna Everhart – The Road to Bittersweet

January 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Set in the Carolinas in the 1940s, The Road to Bittersweet is a beautifully written, evocative account of a young woman reckoning not just with the unforgiving landscape, but with the rocky emotional terrain that leads from innocence to wisdom. For fourteen-year-old Wallis Ann Stamper and her family, life in the Appalachian Mountains is simple and satisfying, though not for the tenderhearted. While her older sister, Laci — a mute, musically gifted savant — is constantly watched over and protected,…

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Sujata Massey – Widows of Malabar Hill

January 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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A Publishers Weekly Top 10 Mystery for Fall A Library Journal Editor’s Pick for Fall 2017 Starred Booklist Review: Introducing an extraordinary female lawyer-sleuth in a new historical series set in 1920s Bombay. Bombay, 1921: Perveen Mistry, the daughter of a respected Zoroastrian family, has just joined her father’s law firm, becoming one of the first female lawyers in India. Armed with a law degree from Oxford, Perveen also has a tragic personal history that makes her especially devoted to…

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Mick Herron – This is What Happened

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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From CWA Gold Dagger winner Mick Herron comes a shocking, twisted novel of psychological suspense about one woman’s attempt to be better than ordinary. Twenty-six-year-old Maggie Barnes is someone you would never look at twice. Living alone in a month-to-month sublet in the huge city of London, with no family but an estranged sister, no boyfriend or partner, and not much in the way of friends, Maggie is just the kind of person who could vanish from the face of…

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Barbara Claypole White – The Promise Between Us

January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Metal artist Katie Mack is living a lie. Nine years ago she ran away from her family in Raleigh, North Carolina, consumed by the irrational fear that she would harm Maisie, her newborn daughter. Over time she’s come to grips with the mental illness that nearly destroyed her, and now funnels her pain into her art. Despite longing for Maisie, Katie honors an agreement with the husband she left behind–to change her name and never return. But when she and…

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NCPS Reading Series

January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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North Caroline Poetry Society Reading with David Izzo, Aruna Gurumurthy, and Jordan Makant. Stay tuned for more details!

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Children’s Storytime: Meow!

January 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Meow! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source. Sarah lives…

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February 2018

Whirlikids Book Festival

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre’s Books for a special book festival featuring storytime, readings, book signings and more from elementary and middle reader authors! For more details, visit: https://www.fearrington.com/whirlikids/ 10-11:30am Storytime, picture book and early elementary authors 11:30am-12:30pm Picture and early elementary author book signings in The Barn 1-3pm Middle grade author panels in The Barn 3-4pm Middle grade author book signings in The Barn What else should you expect? Crafts Photobooth Face Painting Lots of books and fun! Kids of all real…

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Special Storytime with Ladybug Girl

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Meet beloved book character Ladybug Girl and share stories of love and friendship at this special story time event at McIntyre’s. The Ladybug Girl series showcases the themes of imagination, empowerment, compromise and courage — not to mention a love of the outdoors. Enjoy fun crafts and treats as we celebrate Valentine’s Day. Dress up encouraged! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a…

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Bart Ehrman – The Triumph of Christianity

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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From the New York Times bestselling authority on early Christianity, the story of how Christianity grew from a religion of twenty or so peasants in rural Galilee to the dominant religion in the West in less than four hundred years. Christianity didn’t have to become the dominant religion in the West. It easily could have remained a sect of Judaism fated to have the historical importance of the Sadducees or the Essenes. In The Triumph of Christianity, Bart Ehrman, a…

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Steve Cavanagh at McIntyre’s Books

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Steve Cavanagh for a reading and discussion of his newest novel, The Plea, at McIntyre's Books. Steve Cavanagh is a leading civil rights lawyer from Belfast, Northern Ireland. His debut novel, The Defense, was nominated for the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award for Thriller of the Year. In 2010 Cavanagh represented a factory worker who suffered racial discrimination in the workplace, and won the largest award of damages in Northern Ireland's legal history. Cavanagh continues to write and practice…

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Bryn Chancellor – Sycamore

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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An award-winning writer makes her debut with this mesmerizing page-turner in the spirit of Everything I Never Told You and Olive Kitteridge. Out for a hike one scorching afternoon in Sycamore, Arizona, a newcomer to town stumbles across what appear to be human remains embedded in the wall of a dry desert ravine. As news of the discovery makes its way around town, Sycamore’s longtime residents fear the bones may belong to Jess Winters, the teenage girl who disappeared suddenly…

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NCPS Reading Series

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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North Carolina Poetry Society reading with Dorothy Baird, Michael Beadle, and Elio Soldi. Stay tuned for more details!

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Children’s Storytime – Alligators & Crocodiles

February 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Alligators & Crocodiles!! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source.…

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March 2018

Friday Storytime – Purr

March 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join our children's booksellers for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Purr…!! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source. Sarah lives in…

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Glenn Frankel – High Noon

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Just in time for the Academy Awards… From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Searchers, the revelatory story behind the classic movie High Noon and the toxic political climate in which it was created. It’s one of the most revered movies of Hollywood’s golden era. Starring screen legend Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly in her first significant film role, High Noon was shot on a lean budget over just thirty-two days but achieved instant box-office and critical success. It…

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Mystery Double Header: Mark Greaney & Brad Taylor

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre’s for a thrilling Mystery Double Header featuring Mark Greaney with Agent in Place, and Brad Taylor with Operator Down: A Pike Logan Thriller. Mark Greaney’s debut international thriller, The Gray Man, was published in 2009 and became a national bestseller and a highly sought-after Hollywood property. Five subsequent Gray Man novels have been released to date, including Gunmetal Gray. Mark is also the #1 New York Times bestselling author or coauthor of seven Tom Clancy novels, including his…

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Children’s Storytime – When the Wind Blows

March 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is When the Wind Blows!! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to…

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Friday Storytime – Under the Sea

March 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Under the Sea!! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source.…

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John Hart – The Hush

March 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Ten years ago in his resoundingly acclaimed New York Times bestseller The Last Child, John Hart introduced a ferociously intense thirteen-year-old with wild, dark eyes, Johnny Merrimon. After his twin sister went missing, Johnny spent a year tracking pedophiles and killers. In the end, he saved a girl from a monster, found the remains of seven victims—including his own father—and discovered painful truths about his sister’s death and his best friend, Jack Cross. “Hart is still far too young for…

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Minrose Gwin – Promise

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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In the aftermath of a devastating tornado that rips through the town of Tupelo, Mississippi, at the height of the Great Depression, two women worlds apart—one black, one white; one a great-grandmother, the other a teenager—fight for their families’ survival in this lyrical and powerful novel. “Gwin’s gift shines in the complexity of her characters and their fraught relationships with each other, their capacity for courage and hope, coupled with their passion for justice.” — Jonis Agee, bestselling author of…

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Children’s Storytime – Ribbet

March 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Ribbet!! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source. Sarah lives…

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Bookends Book Club discusses Saul Bellow

March 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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On Thursday, March 15th, we’ll explore Saul Bellow’s novel, Mr. Sammler’s Planet. Don’t hesitate to invite a friend or two to join us! As with all book club titles registered with McIntyre’s, this book is offered at a 20% discount. Call the bookstore at 919.542.3030 with any questions.

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Friday Storytime – Color My World

March 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Color My World!! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source.…

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Sally Hepworth – The Family Next Door

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre’s for a special author reading with Sally Hepworth for her book, The Family Next Door, in conversation with Barbara Claypoole White. A novel about desperate mothers, secrets among neighbors, and things women keep hidden in a suburban drama from the author of The Mother’s Promise. Small, perfect towns often hold the deepest secrets. Such is the case for Essie and her family. Essie is a new mother, but few of her friends know that in a moment of…

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Paula Brown Stafford & Lisa T. Grimes – Remember Who You Are

March 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Forewords by Gail McGovern, President & CEO, American Red Cross; Robert K. Weiler, Executive VP, Oracle. Collective Wisdom. Delivered. What if you could tap into the career wisdom of several highly respected and successful executives? If you could pull up a chair and listen, what would they offer? Remember Who YOU Are delivers just that. Providing professional women with immediate steps to more fully experience success, balance and fulfillment in their careers and personal lives. And offering insights to men…

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Children’s Storytime – Spring Is Here

March 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Children's Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers -- babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week's theme is Spring Is Here!! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children's Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source.…

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Friday Storytime – Springtime in the Forest

March 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join our children's booksellers Ms. Sarah, Ms. Anna, and Johanna Banana for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Springtime in the Forest!! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Anna Quindlen – Alternate Side

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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McIntyre’s Books welcomes Anna Quindlen to The Fearrington Barn for lunch, a book signing, and a reading from her latest release, Alternate Side. Tickets are $70 and include a three course lunch with tea, coffee, tax and gratuity, and a signed copy of Alternate Side. Seats are limited – call the bookstore at 919.542.3030 or purchase your tickets online. The tensions in a tight-knit neighborhood — and a seemingly happy marriage — are exposed by an unexpected act of violence…

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Michael McFee – Appointed Rounds: Essays

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Michael McFee’s new book takes its title from the unofficial motto of the US Postal Service: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” All of us have appointed rounds in our lives — essential things we are given to do and must try to complete, whatever the inner or outer weather, whenever the time of day or night, however we may approach those duties. This lively…

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NCPS Reading Series

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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North Carolina Poetry Society reading with Bill Griffin, Lynn Veach Sadler, and Sam Barbee. Stay tuned for more details!

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Children’s Storytime – What’s Blooming?

March 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is What’s Blooming? Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source. Sarah…

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Friday Storytime – Hoppity Hop Hop

March 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join our children's booksellers Ms. Sarah, Ms. Anna, and Johanna Banana for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Hoppity Hop Hop!! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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April 2018

Children’s Storytime – Rainbows

April 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Children's Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers -- babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week's theme is Rainbows. Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children's Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source. Sarah lives…

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Friday Storytime – Storyteller’s Choice!

April 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Johanna Banana for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Storyteller’s Choice! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Elaine Neil Orr – Swimming Between Worlds

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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From the critically acclaimed writer of A Different Sun, a Southern coming-of-age novel that sets three very different young people against the tumultuous years of the American civil rights movement… Tacker Hart left his home in North Carolina as a local high school football hero, but returns in disgrace after being fired from a prestigious architectural assignment in West Africa. Yet the culture and people he grew to admire have left their mark on him. Adrift, he manages his father’s…

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Lisa See – The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See, “one of those special writers capable of delivering both poetry and plot” (The New York Times Book Review), a moving novel about tradition, tea farming, and the bonds between mothers and daughters. In their remote mountain village, Li-yan and her family align their lives around the seasons and the farming of tea. For the Akha people, ensconced in ritual and routine, life goes on as it has for generations–until a stranger…

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Children’s Storytime – 1, 2, 3

April 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Children's Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers -- babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week's theme is 1...2...3. Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children's Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source. Sarah lives…

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Friday Storytime – Fairies and Unicorns

April 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Johanna Banana for storytime with our littlest readers -- babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week's theme is Fairies and Unicorns! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Bren McClain – One Good Mama Bone

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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SPOILER ALERT: Bren McClain is the first author that Pete invited back BEFORE her event ended, which was seconded by the lucky few in the audience. DO NOT MISS OUT! A novel of courageous parental love and the instructive, healing bonds that form between humans and animals. Set in early 1950s rural South Carolina, One Good Mama Bone chronicles Sarah Creamer’s quest to find her “mama bone” after she is left to care for a boy who is not her…

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Michael Chitwood – Search and Rescue

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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“In addition to his fine ear, Chitwood has a sure touch with aphoristic wisdom…” – Poetry “Chitwood seems to be a Buddhist who hails from Appalachia, or he’s a motorcycle-riding philosopher taking dictation from nature, writing its gospel with his trusty crowquill pen.”—Amy Gerstler In Search and Rescue, Michael Chitwood seeks what the pagan Celts called the thin places, the spots where otherworldliness bleeds into the everyday. Beginning with childhood, the poet meditates on the intersection of the sacred and…

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Cecile Richards – Make Trouble

April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$30

McIntyre’s Books welcomes Cecile Richards on Sunday, April 15th at 2pm in her only planned North Carolina appearance for her new book, Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead–My Life Story.She will be in conversation with Michele Tracy Berger, Associate Professor in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at UNC. Tickets are $30 and include a signed copy of Make Trouble. Space is limited – call the bookstore at 919.542.3030 or purchase your tickets online. Doors to the Fearrington…

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Children’s Storytime – Get in the Garden!

April 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Children's Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers -- babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week's theme is Get in the Garden! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children's Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to…

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Bookends Book Club discusses Kingsley Amis

April 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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On Thursday, April 19th, we’ll explore Kingsley Amis’ novel, Lucky Jim. Don’t hesitate to invite a friend or two to join us! As with all book club titles registered with McIntyre’s, this book is offered at a 20% discount. Call the bookstore at 919.542.3030 with any questions.

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Friday Storytime – Bzzzz

April 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Johanna Banana for storytime with our littlest readers -- babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week's theme is Bzzzz! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Cathy Cleary – The Southern Harvest Cookbook

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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The southern garden produces delights in all four seasons, from asparagus to tomatoes, apples to collard greens. Make use of the bounty of your garden or farmers’ market with new twists on familiar favorites. Recipes for Apple Radish Salad and Bacon Apple Burgers break up a fall parade of crisps and crumbles. Instead of roasting, make Whiskey Braised Sweet Potatoes or Sweet Potato Peanut Stew and add greens to Shrimp and Grits. Recipes for preserving herbs, pickling peaches and berry…

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McIntyre’s Books Fearrington Village Reading and Tasting

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Cathy for a reading from The Southern Harvest Cookbook, sample some recipes from the book, and get your copy signed at McIntyre's Books in Fearrington Village, Chapel Hill, NC. 50% of Cathy's proceeds will go to Food Justice and Sustainable Agriculture initiatives, benefiting nonprofit organizations including Bountiful Cities,, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, Bounty & Soul, and Athens Land Trust.

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Caroline Taylor – Enough!

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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How can she sleep with the rockers partying in the room next door? It was just a drunken lark; now they’re in trouble. Some secrets should remain hidden. It pays well, but it’s the job from hell. The phone calls, always for someone else, are driving her crazy. Insightful and often darkly funny, this collection of short stories by Caroline Taylor is all about fielding life’s little curve balls—from by fighting back ("How Josie’s Problem Got Solved," "Elective Surgery"), to…

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Children’s Storytime – Blast Off!

April 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Children's Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers -- babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week's theme is Blast Off! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children's Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source. Sarah…

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Friday Storytime – We Speak for the Trees

April 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Johanna Banana for storytime with our littlest readers -- babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week's theme is We Speak for the Trees! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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NCPS Series

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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North Carolina Poetry Society reading with Barbara Presnell, Patricia Hooper, and DeDe Wilson. Stay tuned for more details!

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May 2018

Children’s Storytime – People in Our Neighborhoods

May 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is People in our Neighborhoods. Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to…

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Children’s Storytime – Families

May 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Families. Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030

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Harry Potter Book Club

May 14 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Monday, repeating until June 11, 2018

McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$65

We will read the second novel, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. The club is open to new and former students, but there is limited space available. Dates: May 14th - June 11th Times: Mondays (4:15-5:15pm) Location: McIntyre's Books (Fearrington Village) *We will not meet on Memorial Day Students will read Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets while participating in a variety of fun, book-themed activities. This club is recommended for students ages 8-11.

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Children’s Storytime – Feathered Friends

May 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Feathered Friends. Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source. Sarah…

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Caldecott Youth Book Club (Ages 8-12)

May 16 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 6, 2018

McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$50

We’ll use Caldecott winners to inspire our own picture books!

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Bookends Book Club discusses David Lodge

May 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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On Thursday, May 17th, Bookends Books Club discusses David Lodge’s classic novel, Small World. Don't hesitate to invite a friend or two to join us! As with all book club titles registered with McIntyre’s, this book is offered at a 20% discount. Call the bookstore at 919.542.3030 with any questions.

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Friday Storytime – Dinosaurs Roar!

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Kevin Powers – A Shout in the Ruins

May 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Set in Virginia during the Civil War and a century beyond, this novel by the award-winning author of The Yellow Birds explores the brutal legacy of violence and exploitation in American society. Spanning over one hundred years, from the antebellum era to the 1980’s, A Shout in the Ruins examines the fates of the inhabitants of Beauvais Plantation outside of Richmond, Virginia. When war arrives, the master of Beauvais, Anthony Levallios, foresees that dominion in a new America will be…

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Nora Gaskin – The Worst Thing

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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When Kellah Mace’s parents are killed in an accident—when Kellah is fifteen years old—she overhears someone say, “She’ll go through life knowing the worst thing has already happened.” Numb from loss and grief, Kellah takes these words to mean she need fear nothing. Only one thing can hurt her again: the loss of someone else she loves. The Worst Thing begins with the intense friendship of Kellah and Angel, forged on the window ledge outside of their rooms at boarding…

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The Worst Thing Launches at @McIntyre’s Books

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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When Kellah Mace’s parents are killed in an accident—when Kellah is fifteen years old—she overhears someone say, “She’ll go through life knowing the worst thing has already happened.” Numb from loss and grief, Kellah takes these words to mean she need fear nothing. Only one thing can hurt her again: the loss of someone else she loves. The Worst Thing begins with the intense friendship of Kellah and Angel, forged on the window ledge outside of their rooms at boarding…

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Children’s Storytime – Zoom!

May 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Zoom! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source. Sarah lives…

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Friday Storytime – Animal Jam

May 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join us for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Animal Jam. Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030

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NCPS Reading Series

May 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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North Carolina Poetry Society reading with Valerie Macon, Patty Cole , Ricki Garni. Stay tuned for more details!

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Children’s Storytime – Mermaids

May 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Children’s Book Buyer, Sarah, for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Mermaids. Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030. About Sarah Carr, Children’s Book Buyer With 30 years of experience selling books, including being a longtime employee at McIntyre’s, Sarah was an obvious choice to take over the role of Children’s Book Buyer. If you need assistance with selections for children, she is your go-to source. Sarah lives…

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June 2018

Children’s Storytime – Summer’s Here!

June 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Summer’s Here! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Stacy McAnulty – The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Stacy McAnulty visits to discuss her critically acclaimed middle grade novel! It’s a staff favorite! Lucy Callahan was struck by lightning. She doesn’t remember it, but it changed her life forever. The zap gave her genius-level math skills, and ever since, Lucy has been homeschooled. Now, at 12 years old, she’s technically ready for college. She just has to pass 1 more test–middle school! Lucy’s grandma insists: Go to middle school for 1 year. Make 1 friend. Join 1 activity.…

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Middle Grade Book Club – Gertie’s Leap to Greatness

June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre’s children’s bookseller Anna Shartzer as she leads a summer books club for kids ages 8-12. This club guarantees fun, friends, crafts, snacks and great book talk. Receive 20% off the selected title. This week’s selection: Gertie’s Leap to Greatness by Kate Beasley Gertie Reece Foy is 100% Not-From-Concentrate awesome. She has a daddy who works on an oil rig, a great-aunt who always finds the lowest prices at the Piggly Wiggly, and two loyal best friends. So when…

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Children’s Storytime

June 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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"Let's Be Friends" Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Let's Be Friends. Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Andrew Lawler – The Secret Token

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke is a sweeping account of America’s oldest unsolved mystery, the people racing to unearth its answer, and what the Lost Colony reveals about America today. In 1587, 115 men, women, and children arrived at Roanoke Island on the coast of North Carolina to establish the first English settlement in the New World. But when the new colony’s leader returned to Roanoke from a resupply mission, his…

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Virginia Willis – Secrets of the Southern Table

June 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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In Secrets of the Southern Table, award-winning chef and cookbook author Virginia Willis takes you on a tour of today’s South – a region rich in history and cultural diversity. With her signature charm and wit, Virginia shares many well-known Southern recipes like Pimento Cheese Tomato Herb Pie and “Cathead” Biscuits, but also some surprising revelations drawn from the area’s many global influences, like Catfish Tacos with Avocado Crema, Mississippi-Style Char Siu Pork Tenderloin, and Greek Okra and Tomatoes. In…

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Bookends Book Club discusses Allison Lurie

June 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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On Thursday, May 17th, Bookends Books Club discusses Allison Lurie’s Foreign Affairs. Don’t hesitate to invite a friend or two to join us! As with all book club titles registered with McIntyre’s, this book is offered at a 20% discount. Call the bookstore at 919.542.3030 with any questions.

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McIntyre’s Summer Writing Workshop For Kids

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on June 23, 2018 at 10:00am

McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$75

How to Build a Story – A Writing Workshop for Young Writers with Frances O’Roark Dowell In this five-hour workshop, we’ll learn how to write a story from beginning to end. We’ll start by generating ideas and then explore the best ways to get a story rolling. We’ll talk about how to develop compelling characters and construct a plot that will keep readers turning the pages. This will be a writing-intensive workshop where participants will learn not only how stories…

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Children’s Storytime Purr…..

June 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Purr... Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Nora Carpenter – Yoga Frog

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Learn Kid-Friendly Yoga Poses with a Meditative, Mindful Frog Frog loves to practice yoga. And he will inspire kids to enjoy doing yoga, too. Follow Frog’s yoga flow, from warming up to cooling down. Start with the mountain and chair poses, then work into giraffe, cat-cow, downward-facing dog, butterfly, and bridge. End with the quieting happy baby and savasana poses to help your muscles relax before going to bed or starting your day. For fans of Yoga Bunny and I…

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Renée Ahdieh – Smoke in the Sun

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Renée Ahdieh in conversation with authors S. Jae-Jones and Roshani Chokshi ***Meet Renee Ahdieh for cupcakes, conversation, and a special one-on-one photo op before the event! Purchase a copy of SMOKE IN THE SUN from McIntyre's in person or over the phone and give us your name. Then arrive at 1pm, before the full author event, to have a special meet-and-greet with Renee! Space is limited so call now: 919-542-3030*** Smoke in the Sun is the highly anticipated sequel to…

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NCPS Reading Series

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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North Carolina Poetry Society reading with Chris Abbate, Dorothy Baird, Beth Copeland

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Middle Grade Book Club – Penny From Heaven

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre’s children’s bookseller Anna Shartzer as she leads a summer books club for kids ages 8-12. This club guarantees fun, friends, crafts, snacks and great book talk. Receive 20% off the selected title. This week’s selection: Penny From Heaven by Jennifer Holm School’s out for summer, and Penny and her cousin Frankie have big plans to eat lots of butter pecan ice cream, swim at the local pool, and cheer on their favorite baseball team–the Brooklyn Dodgers! But sometimes…

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Children’s Storytime AARGH!

June 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Aargh! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Children’s Storytime ROAR!

June 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Liese O’Halloran Schwarz – The Possible World

June 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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A richly compelling and deeply moving novel that traces the converging lives of a young boy who witnesses a brutal murder, the doctor who tends to him, and an elderly woman guarding her long buried past. It seems like just another night shift for Lucy, an overworked ER physician in Providence, Rhode Island, until six-year-old Ben is brought in as the sole survivor from a horrifying crime scene. He’s traumatized and wordless; everything he knows has been taken from him…

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Lynne Hinton – The View from Here

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Katie Sinclair climbed up a loblolly pine just to see if she could. And then she stayed, creating a media sensation and more than a little trouble for the folks in Jones County, North Carolina. There is a lot of speculation about why the state employee took to the tree. Some think she is making a political statement about the destruction of forests for urban development. Others believe her recent divorce has driven her to a nervous breakdown. But the…

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July 2018

Middle Grade Bookclub: Unusual Chickens For the Exceptional Poultry Farmer

July 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre’s children’s bookseller Anna Shartzer as she leads a summer books club for kids ages 8–12. This club guarantees fun, friends, crafts, snacks and great book talk. Receive 20% off the selected title.

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David Rosenfelt presents Rescued

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We are delighted to welcome our cosponsor for this event: CARE (Chatham Animal Rescue) The next novel in David Rosenfelt’s witty, heartfelt mystery series featuring lawyer Andy Carpenter and his faithful golden retriever, Tara. Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter is reluctant to take on any more cases. He’d much rather spend his time working for his dog rescue organization, the Tara Foundation, than find himself back in a courtroom. However, when a truck carrying over seventy dogs from the South to…

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Ace Atkins – ‘The Sinners’

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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When he's not busy continuing (thankfully) Robert Parker's beloved Spenser series, Ace Atkins is quite busy with his own Quinn Colson novels. One of the top crime writing novelists, he's been nominated for every major award in the genre, including the Edgar three times (twice for Quinn Colson novels). He joins us to share the eight addition to the series, The Sinners. Discover the series the Washington Post calls "a joy ride into the heart of darkness" when Ace returns…

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North Carolina Poetry Society reading with Shelby Stephenson, Doug Stuber, Lynn Veach Sadler

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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North Carolina Poetry Society monthly reading.

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Middle Grade Book Club – The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre’s children’s bookseller Anna Shartzer as she leads a summer books club for kids ages 8-12. This club guarantees fun, friends, crafts, snacks and great book talk. Receive 20% off the selected title. This week’s selection: The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty Lucy Callahan was struck by lightning. She doesn’t remember it, but it changed her life forever. The zap gave her genius-level math skills, and ever since, Lucy has been homeschooled. Now, at 12 years old,…

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August 2018

Kids Can! For CORA

August 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Kids Can! for CORA Kids–grab your little red wagons, fill them up with cans for the CORA food pantry and join our wagon brigade parade! We’ll parade from the bookstore to the picnic area near The Belted Goat to collect the donations, hear stories, sing songs and enjoy popsicles. All while doing GOOD!” Chatham Outreach Alliance's Link for Most Needed Items: http://corafoodpantry.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/FoodDriveWishList2017.pdf

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Children’s Storytime – Elephants

August 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre's for storytime with our littlest readers -- babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week's theme is Elephants. Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Children’s Storytime – How Do You Feel?

August 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre's for storytime with our littlest readers -- babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week's theme is How De You Feel? Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Middle Grade Book Club – Wish

August 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre’s children’s bookseller Anna Shartzer as she leads a summer books club for kids ages 8-12. This club guarantees fun, friends, crafts, snacks and great book talk. Receive 20% off the selected title. This week’s selection: Wish by Barbara O’Connor Eleven-year-old Charlie Reese has been making the same secret wish every day since fourth grade. But when she is sent to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina to live with family she barely knows, it seems unlikely that…

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Pittsboro | Double Header: David Joy & Delia Owens

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre’s for a Double Header featuring David Joy with The Line that Held Us, and Delia Owens with Where the Crawdads Sing. From critically acclaimed author David Joy comes a remarkable novel about the cover-up of an accidental death, and the dark consequences that reverberate through the lives of four people who will never be the same again. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens Delia Owens’ lyrical and gripping debut novel, WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING, is at once…

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Back to School Celebration Party & School Supplies Drive

August 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join our children’s booksellers for a fun story time, craft and snacks for students going Back To School! For those just heading out to pre-school or kindergarten, this event features story time and games to make the transition from summer to school just a little bit easier. We will also be collecting school supplies for Chatham County teachers.

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Camille Andros – The Dress and the Girl

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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A little girl and her favorite dress dream of an extraordinary life. They enjoy simple pleasures together on a beautiful Greek island. They watch the sunset, do chores, and pick wildflowers on the way home. One day, the dress and the girl must leave the island and immigrate to the United States. Upon arrival, the girl is separated from the trunk carrying her favorite dress, and she fears her dress is lost forever. Many years later, the girl—now all grown…

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Michel Stone – Border Child

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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For Héctor and Lilia, pursuit of the American Dream became every parent’s worst fear when their infant daughter vanished as they crossed from Mexico to the United States—now they must try to get her back. With great empathy and a keen awareness of current events, Michel Stone delivers a novel of surpassing sensitivity and heart. Young lovers Héctor and Lilia dreamed of a brighter future for their family in the United States. Héctor left Mexico first, to secure work and…

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NCPS Reading Series

August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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North Carolina Poetry Society reading with David Posten, Tom Hines and Priscilla Webster Williams. Stay tuned for more details!

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September 2018

Author: James Benn – Solemn Graves

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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US Army detective Billy Boyle is called to investigate a mysterious murder in a Normandy farmhouse that threatens Allied operations. July, 1944, a full month after D-Day. Billy, Kaz, and Big Mike are assigned to investigate a murder close to the front lines in Normandy. An American officer has been found dead in a manor house serving as an advance headquarters outside the town of Trévières. Major Jerome was far from his own unit, arrived unexpectedly, and was murdered in…

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Author: Kate Rademacher – Following the Red Bird

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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In Following the Red Bird, Kate Rademacher describes how she came to embrace a relationship with God after maintaining a pick-and-choose approach to spirituality for many years. Raised in a staunchly secular, liberal community, Christianity was never a path she had seriously considered. Married to a devout Buddhist, Rademacher was sitting on a cushion at her husband’s meditation center one day when Jesus appeared unexpectedly in her consciousness and called her to follow him. She was baptized a year later…

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Strategies for Writing a Personal Essay for College Workshop

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$125

Workshop on 9/16 is CANCELED due to Hurricane Florence forecasts! We will still hold a workshop on 9/23. As if the pain of standardized tests wasn’t enough, now there’s the personal essay. Whether you’re using the CommonApp or crafting a piece for a specific school, it can be hard to get started. Relax. In this hands-on workshop, we introduce a handful of proven essay-writing strategies to capture your ideas, and revision strategies to make your writing stronger. We will also…

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Author: Carol Owen – Sassafras Summer

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Annie Hughes's life is a train wreck. She lost her boyfriend, her condo, and her job, all at the same time. She leaves LA to drive cross-country to take refuge with her mother, Dorie, only to discover Dorie is engaged to a man Annie has never met. He has a son, Jax, newly returned from overseas. Sparks fly between Annie and Jax, the kind that lead to a 3 alarm fire. But how can she trust her instincts when they've…

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