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McIntyre’s Books

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2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
(919) 542-3030 www.mcintyresbooks.com

McIntyre’s Books, proudly an independent bookstore since 1989, is located in Fearrington Village. Offering a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction, with an emphasis on children’s books, cooking, mystery and local authors, McIntyre’s is a community staple in Chatham County and nearby Chapel Hill. Beyond its book offerings, the bookstore hosts nearly 150 author events annually, giving local and nationally recognized authors a platform to share their stories.

Managed by Keebe Fitch, over the past 28 years, McIntyre’s has developed one of the largest author events programs in the South and continues to offer specialized event series, such as the Cooks & Books events, in addition to weekly author readings.

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March 2019

Author Event: The Liar’s Child

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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McIntyre’s presents Carla Buckley with her new novel, The Liar’s Child, along with Lee Child as a special guest host! Join us as these two friends talk about anything under the sun, including Carla's new novel, Lee's protagonist Jack Reacher, and much much more. In this intense and intimate family portrait that moves at a thriller’s pace, a troubled woman faces a gripping moral dilemma after rescuing two abandoned children from a hurricane. Carla Buckley crafts a richly rewarding psychological…

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Author Event: A Delicious Country

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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In 1700, a young man named John Lawson left London and landed in Charleston, South Carolina, hoping to make a name for himself. For reasons unknown, he soon undertook a two-month journey through the still-mysterious Carolina backcountry. His travels yielded A New Voyage to Carolina in 1709, one of the most significant early American travel narratives, rich with observations about the region's environment and Indigenous people. Lawson later helped found North Carolina's first two cities, Bath and New Bern. Despite…

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Author Event: Joy Yascone Elms, The Power of Divine Timing

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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The secret to success in every endeavor is timing. What Divine Time are you on now? Take a look inside to find out! This is The Power of Divine Timing 2019! The Power of Divine Timing 2019 is an annual astrological guide and method that helps readers to nurture the correct source at the right time to create desired results based on astrological timing. You’ve heard the term “have an attitude of gratitude,” but how can you be gracious if you can’t…

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April 2019

Literary Luncheon with Ruth Reichl

April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Trailblazing food writer and beloved restaurant critic Ruth Reichl took the risk (and the job) of a lifetime when she entered the glamorous, high-stakes world of magazine publishing. Now, for the first time, she chronicles her groundbreaking tenure as editor in chief of Gourmet, during which she spearheaded a revolution in the way we think about food. Complete with recipes, Save Me the Plums is a personal journey of a woman coming to terms with being in charge and making…

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Author Event: Jaki Shelton Green, I want to Undie You

April 6 @ 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 back Jaki Shelton Green, the 2019 Poet Laureate of North Carolina, to kick off National Poetry Month. A ritual of grace and love for what remains in memory after great loss. I Want To Undie You is Jaki Shelton Green’s unflinching cry of sorrow at the untimely death of her daughter Imani; and Jaki’s insistence, through her grief, on the joyful remembrance and celebration of Imani’s life. Jaki Shelton Green is the founder of SistaWRITE and 2014 inductee into…

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Author Event: Anna Jean Mayhew, Tomorrow’s Bread

April 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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“Tender and fierce . . . it’s a novel about love—contrary and insistent and infinitely surprising.” Cat Warren, New York Times bestselling author From the author of the acclaimed The Dry Grass of August comes a richly researched yet lyrical Southern-set novel that explores the conflicts of gentrification—a moving story of loss, love, and resilience. In 1961 Charlotte, North Carolina, the predominantly black neighborhood of Brooklyn is a bustling city within a city. Self-contained and vibrant, it has its own restaurants, schools, theaters, churches,…

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Author Event: Caroline Taylor, Death in Delmarva

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Daphne Dunn works as a lowly stockroom clerk in her cousin’s Foggy Bottom grocery store. She’s also required to play bill collector to customers who aren’t paying for their food, including pregnant Beatriz Cabeza de Vaca, who used to keep house for Daphne’s family in better times. When Beatriz is stabbed to death outside her apartment, Daphne learns the baby has survived and sets out to find the baby’s missing father. She gets sidetracked when a friend facing life-threatening surgery…

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Author Event: Jody Goldman: Together

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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A ROUTINE PROCEDURE LEFT NOVELIST, MEMOIRIST, AND POET JUDY GOLDMAN’S HUSBAND PARALYZED. TOGETHER IS HER UNFORGETTABLE ACCOUNT OF THE STRUGGLE TO REGAIN THEIR “NORMAL” LIFE AND A NUANCED PORTRAIT OF A MARRIAGE TESTED. When Judy Goldman’s husband of almost four decades reads a newspaper ad for an injection to alleviate back pain, the outpatient procedure sounds like the answer to his longtime backaches. But rather than restoring his tennis game, the procedure leaves him paralyzed from the waist down–a phenomenon none of…

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Bookends Bookclub discusses My Own Country

April 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Bookends Book Club discusses My Own Country Our friend and neighbor Dr Wayne Pond will lead a discussion of another classic from the Southern canon. This month’s selection is Abraham Verghese’s My Own Country. My Own Country will be available at McIntyre’s at a special book club 20% discount. Bookends will meet next month on May 16th at 4pm to discuss A. J. Verdelle’s The Good Negress.

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Author Events: Samia Serageldin and Lee Smith presents Mothers and Strangers

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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In this anthology of creative nonfiction, twenty-eight writers set out to discover what they know, and don’t know, about the person they call Mother. Celebrated writers Samia Serageldin and Lee Smith have curated a diverse and insightful collection that challenges stereotypes about mothers and expands our notions of motherhood in the South. The mothers in these essays were shaped, for good and bad, by the economic and political crosswinds of their time. Whether their formative experience was the Great Depression…

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Author Event: David Rowell, Wherever the Sound Takes You: Heroics and Heartbreak in Music Making

April 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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David Rowell is a professional journalist and an impassioned amateur musician. He’s spent decades behind a drum kit, pondering the musical relationship between equipment and emotion. In Wherever the Sound Takes You, he explores the essence of music’s meaning with a vast spectrum of players, trying to understand their connection to their chosen instrument, what they’ve put themselves through for their music, and what they feel when they play. This wide-ranging and openhearted book blossoms outward from there. Rowell visits clubs,…

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Author Event: Literary Luncheon with Anna Quindlen

April 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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This ticketed luncheon celebrates the release of Nanaville with a luncheon and discussion between New York Times bestselling author and journalist Anna Quindlen and Algonquin Books cofounder and former editor Shannon Ravenel. A bighearted book of wisdom, wit, and insight, celebrating the love and joy of being a grandmother, from the Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist and #1 New York Times bestselling author. It’s a little challenging to suss out why exactly it can be so magical. . . . All I know is: The hand.…

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McIntyre’s Books Turns 30!!!

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Strike up the band! McIntyre’s Books turns 30!! And we are celebrating on Independent Bookstore Day!!! We will have food, beverages, giveaways, and a terrific day. We are thankful to be a part of Chatham County and hope you will stop by to celebrate.

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Author Events: Belle Boggs, The Gulf

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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“A smart, slightly kooky exploration of art and money, faith and politics.”—Kirkus Reviews starred review Marianne is in a slump: barely able to support herself teaching, not making progress on her poetry, about to lose her Brooklyn apartment. When her novelist ex-fiancé, Eric, and his venture capitalist brother, Mark, offer her a job directing a low-residency school for Christian writers at a motel they’ve inherited on Florida’s Gulf Coast, she can’t come up with a reason to say no. The Genesis…

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Belle Bogs and Therese Anne Fowler discuss new novels

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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BELLE BOGGS,The Gulf “A smart, slightly kooky exploration of art and money, faith and politics.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review Marianne is in a slump: barely able to support herself teaching, not making progress on her poetry, about to lose her Brooklyn apartment. When her novelist ex-fiancé, Eric, and his venture capitalist brother, Mark, offer her a job directing a low-residency school for Christian writers at a motel they’ve inherited on Florida’s Gulf Coast, she can’t come up with a reason to…

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Leopard Lady: A Life in Verse

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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All strange, all the time. With the arrival of Leopard Lady: A Life in Verse on Oct. 1, I began a book tour for my third poetry collection. It will continue with my fourth novel, To the Bones, an Appalachian horror eco-thriller, arriving in May 2019.

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May 2019

Free Office Hours with Writing Coaches in Big Comfy Chairs

May 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm

McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Want some feedback on your writing? Got something you need to finish up? Something for work? Something for school? An idea for a novel you’d love to get started on? A work in progress you’d like to make more progress on? Join Steve Peha and Margot Carmichael Lester, professional writers and writing coaches, and co-authors of the 9-time award-winning book, Be a Better Writer, from 2PM-5PM, and the first Wednesday of every month. They’ll be here in the Literature room…

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McIntyre’s Books Storytime

May 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! Today's theme is Silly Stories. Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Storytime with Chika Gujarathi

May 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! Today's a treat! Author of the Hello, Namaste! books, Chika Gujarathi will be here to read with us. Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Author Events: Brian Panowich, Like Lions

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Brian Panowich burst onto the crime fiction scene in 2015, winning awards and accolades from readers and critics alike for his smoldering debut, Bull Mountain. Now with Like Lions, he cements his place as one of the outstanding new voices in crime fiction. Clayton Burroughs is a small-town Georgia sheriff, a new father, and, improbably, the heir apparent of Bull Mountain’s most notorious criminal family. Brian Panowich is an award winning author, a Georgia firefighter, and a father to four…

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Author Events: Leonard Pitts – The Last Thing You Surrender

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Could you find the courage to do what’s right in a world on fire? Pulitzer-winning journalist and bestselling novelist (Freeman) Leonard Pitts, Jr.’s new historical page-turner is a great American tale of race and war, following three characters from the Jim Crow South as they face the enormous changes World War II triggers in the United States. An affluent white marine survives Pearl Harbor at the cost of a black messman’s life only to be sent, wracked with guilt, to…

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Author Event: Author Reading with Vernon Glenn

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Sunday, May 12 at 2 PM for a book reading and signing at McIntyre's Books in Fearrington Village! I will be reading excerpts from my new thriller, Friday Calls, which is based on true events experienced throughout my career as a lawyer. A story about two events that change the course of thousands of lives in Winston-Salem, NC, Kirkus Reviews calls FRIDAY CALLS "a lyrical Southern tale of rippling effects." The event is free to attend.

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McIntyres Storytime!

May 17 @ 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! Today's theme is Meow! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Author Event: Readings from Michael Parker and Louis Bayard

May 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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“A riveting, atmospheric dream of a novel.” —Dominic Smith, author of The Last Painting of Sara de Vos Set in the hardscrabble landscape of early 1900s Oklahoma, but timeless in its sensibility, Prairie Fever traces the dynamic between two sisters: the pragmatic Lorena and the chimerical Elise. Their connection to each other supersedes all else, until the arrival of a schoolteacher sunders the sisters’ relationship as they both begin to fall for him. With poetic intensity and the deadpan humor…

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Author Event: Reading from Juliet Grames

May 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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For Stella Fortuna, death has always been a part of life. Stella’s childhood is full of strange, life-threatening incidents—moments where ordinary situations like cooking eggplant or feeding the pigs inexplicably take lethal turns. Even Stella’s own mother is convinced that her daughter is cursed or haunted. In her rugged Italian village, Stella is considered an oddity—beautiful and smart, insolent and cold. Stella uses her peculiar toughness to protect her slower, plainer baby sister Tina from life’s harshest realities. But she…

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McIntyre’s: NC Poetry Society Reading

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until October 27, 2019

McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We welcome 2-3 poets who will read from their work. The North Carolina Poetry Society is an inclusive, welcoming community that does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, age, political preference, or any other category which has been used to divide human beings from each other and the natural world.  We value diverse voices and variety of expression.

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Storytime at McIntyre’s

May 28 @ 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! Today's theme is Vroom! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.S

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Storytime at McIntyre’s with Bea Birdsong!

May 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We welcome author Bea Birdsong to share her marvelous new picture book, I Will Be Fierce! It's a brand new day, and a young girl decides to take on the world like a brave explorer heading off on an epic fairytale quest. This is a powerful picture book about courage, confidence, kindness, and finding the extraordinary in everyday moments. Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! Please contact the bookstore with any…

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June 2019

Author Event: Peter Guzzardi discusses Emeralds of Oz: Life Lessons

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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In the bestselling tradition of Everything I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, a wise and inspiring collection of life lessons drawn from one of the most beloved movies of all time: The Wizard of Oz After a lifetime in book publishing, Peter Guzzardi had edited a remarkable group of diverse authors, from Stephen Hawking to Deepak Chopra, from Carol Burnett to Douglas Adams, from Byron Katie to Geneen Roth. Yet everything he’d learned from working with them felt…

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Storytime at McIntyres

June 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 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! Our theme today is One World: Many Animals. Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Storytime at McIntyre’s

June 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 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! Our theme today is Dinosaurs Roar! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Author Event: Reading by Rob Christensen

June 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Louisiana had the Longs, Virginia had the Byrds, Georgia had the Talmadges, and North Carolina had the Scotts. In this history of North Carolina’s most influential political family, Rob Christensen tells the story of the Scotts and how they dominated Tar Heel politics. Three generations of Scotts—W. Kerr Scott, Robert Scott, and Meg Scott Phipps—held statewide office. Despite stereotypes about rural white southerners, the Scotts led a populist and progressive movement strongly supported by rural North Carolinians—the so-called Branchhead Boys,…

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Storytime at McIntyres

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

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Special Children’s Storytime with Camille Andros

June 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Special Storytime with Camille Andros: Charlotte the Scientist Finds a Cure Local favorite Camille Andros joins us with her new Charlotte adventure, Charlotte the Scientist Finds a Cure. The animals of the forest are all getting sick and no one can figure out why. Determined to get to the bottom of the mystery. But when the doctors and other scientists don’t take her work seriously, she sets out to find a cure on her own, determined to show that she can make a…

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Author Event: Philip Gerard, The Last Battlegound

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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To understand the long march of events in North Carolina from secession to surrender is to understand the entire Civil War–a personal war waged by Confederates and Unionists, free blacks and the enslaved, farm women and plantation belles, Cherokees and mountaineers, conscripts and volunteers, gentleman officers and poor privates. In the state’s complex loyalties, its sprawling and diverse geography, and its dual role as a home front and a battlefield, North Carolina embodies the essence of the whole epic struggle…

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Author Event: Steve Peha, Memoir and Family History Writing Workshop

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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FREE Extend the celebration of National Family History Day with this FREE memoir and family history writing workshop led by local author and writer Steve Peha. In this 90-minute FREE introduction to writing a life, we’ll all craft vivid scenes from valuable experiences in a way that will surprise and inspire us as we get a glimpse of the potential in memoir, biography, family history, and creative nonfiction personal experience essays. “We live storied lives,” Steve says. “Our days stretch out…

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Storytime at McIntryes

June 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Pirates and Mermaids! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Storytime at McIntyre’s Books

June 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are welcome! Our theme today is Dance Fever. Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Bookends Bookclub discusses Salvation on Sand Mountain

June 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Bookends Book Club discusses Salvation on Sand Mountain Our friend and neighbor Dr Wayne Pond will lead a discussion of another classic from the Southern canon. This month’s selection is Dennis Covington’s Salvation on Sand Mountain. Salvation on Sand Mountain will be available at McIntyre’s at a special book club 20% discount.

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Storytime at McIntyre’s Books

June 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! Our theme today is Dress Up. Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Author Event: Cara Black, Murder in Bel-Air

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Cara Black’s riveting 19th installment in her New York Times bestselling Parisian detective series entangles private investigator Aimée Leduc in a dangerous web of international spycraft, post-colonial Franco-African politics, and neighborhood secrets in Paris’s 12th arrondissement. Parisian private investigator Aimée Leduc is about to go onstage to deliver the keynote address at a tech conference that is sure to secure Leduc Detective some much-needed business contracts when she gets an emergency phone call from her daughter’s playgroup: Aimée’s own mother, who was…

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North Carolina Poetry Society Readings

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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The North Carolina Poetry Society is an inclusive, welcoming community that does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, age, political preference, or any other category which has been used to divide human beings from each other and the natural world.  We value diverse voices and variety of expression.

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Storytime at McIntyre’s Books

June 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 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! Our theme today is Monkey Business. Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Author Event: Louise Penny visits with Kingdom of the Blind *ticketed event*

June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Our big news is that we are thrilled and delighted to be the kickoff event for Louise Penny’s tour for the paperback release of Kingdom of the Blind. This ticketed event starts at 6:30pm on Tuesday, June 25th. How much are tickets, you ask? Well, that depends. Basically, a ticket is the purchase of either the paperback of Kingdom of the Blind ($18.14 with tax) or hardcover of Ms. Penny’s soon to be released novel, A Better Man ($30.95 with…

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Storytime at McIntyre’s Books

June 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 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! Our theme today is Picnic Time. Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Storytime McIntyre’s Books

June 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 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! Our theme today is All the Colors in My World. Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030

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July 2019

Author Event: Special Story Time with Matt Myers

July 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Jamie’s day at the beach turns into the perfect place for an artistic adventure. All Jamie wants is to spend some time alone at the beach and finish her art project in the sand. But everyone around keeps asking her pesky questions she doesn’t know how to answer: what are you making? Aren’t you clever? Jamie does her best to tune it all out and focus on her creation . . . until she finds a like-minded friend. Widely respected…

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Author Event: Regina Porter, The Travelers

July 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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“American history comes to vivid, engaging life in this tale of two interconnected families (one white, one black) that spans from the 1950s to Barack Obama’s first year as president. . . . The complex, beautifully drawn characters are unique and indelible.”—Entertainment Weekly “An astoundingly audacious debut.”—O: The Oprah Magazine • “A gorgeous generational saga.”—New York Post Meet James Samuel Vincent, an affluent Manhattan attorney who shirks his modest Irish American background but hews to his father’s meandering ways. James muddles…

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Teen Writing Workshop

July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Spark your teen’s imagination this summer with this 5-day workshop! Award-winning author and educator John Claude Bemis will be leading a writing camp at McIntyre’s Books for writers ages 12 – 18. Aspiring authors will engage in fun activities to turn ideas of the imagination into stories on paper (or the laptop). Campers will build a variety of writing skills and have a chance to write, share, and discuss their stories. To learn more about John, visit johnclaudebemis.com. Limited number of…

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Storytime at McIntyre’s Books

July 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 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! Our theme today is Good Morning, Good Night. Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Teen Writing Workshop

July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Spark your teen’s imagination this summer with this 5-day workshop! Award-winning author and educator John Claude Bemis will be leading a writing camp at McIntyre’s Books for writers ages 12 – 18. Aspiring authors will engage in fun activities to turn ideas of the imagination into stories on paper (or the laptop). Campers will build a variety of writing skills and have a chance to write, share, and discuss their stories. To learn more about John, visit johnclaudebemis.com. Limited number of…

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Teen Writing Workshop

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Spark your teen’s imagination this summer with this 5-day workshop! Award-winning author and educator John Claude Bemis will be leading a writing camp at McIntyre’s Books for writers ages 12 – 18. Aspiring authors will engage in fun activities to turn ideas of the imagination into stories on paper (or the laptop). Campers will build a variety of writing skills and have a chance to write, share, and discuss their stories. To learn more about John, visit johnclaudebemis.com. Limited number of…

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Teen Writing Workshop

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Spark your teen’s imagination this summer with this 5-day workshop! Award-winning author and educator John Claude Bemis will be leading a writing camp at McIntyre’s Books for writers ages 12 – 18. Aspiring authors will engage in fun activities to turn ideas of the imagination into stories on paper (or the laptop). Campers will build a variety of writing skills and have a chance to write, share, and discuss their stories. To learn more about John, visit johnclaudebemis.com. Limited number of…

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Children’s Storytime McIntyre’s

July 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Dance Fever!! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Teen Writing Workshop

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Spark your teen’s imagination this summer with this 5-day workshop! Award-winning author and educator John Claude Bemis will be leading a writing camp at McIntyre’s Books for writers ages 12 – 18. Aspiring authors will engage in fun activities to turn ideas of the imagination into stories on paper (or the laptop). Campers will build a variety of writing skills and have a chance to write, share, and discuss their stories. To learn more about John, visit johnclaudebemis.com. Limited number of…

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Author Event: Martin Clark, The Substitution Order

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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From Martin Clark–praised by Entertainment Weekly as “our best legal-thriller writer”–comes a wickedly clever, tenderhearted, and intricately plotted novel about a hard-luck lawyer’s refusal to concede defeat, even as fate, the court system, and a gang of untouchable con artists conspire against him. Kevin Moore, once a high-flying Virginia attorney, hits rock bottom after an inexplicably tumultuous summer leaves him disbarred and separated from his wife. Short on cash and looking for work, he lands in the middle of nowhere with a…

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Author Event: John Larison, Whiskey When We’re Dry

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Second time is the charm! We loved this novel so much, so we were heartbroken when we had to cancel Mr. Larison’s appearance because nature had ideas of her own. Please come join us for this reschedule in honor of the paperback release of this wonderful novel. Named a Best Book by Entertainment Weekly, O Magazine, Goodreads, Southern Living, Outside Magazine, Oprah.com, HelloGiggles, Parade, Fodor’s Travel, Sioux City Journal, Read it Forward, Medium.com, and NPR’s All Things Considered. “A thunderclap of originality, here is a fresh voice…

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Storytime McIntyre’s Books

July 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 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! Our theme today is Vroom! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Children’s Storytime at McIntyre’s

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

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McIntyre’s: NC Poetry Society Reading

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We welcome 2-3 poets who will read from their work. The North Carolina Poetry Society is an inclusive, welcoming community that does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, age, political preference, or any other category which has been used to divide human beings from each other and the natural world.  We value diverse voices and variety of expression.

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Children’s Storytime at McIntyre’s

July 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is Moon & Stars!! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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August 2019

Storytime for the Wee Ones at McIntyre’s

August 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until August 30, 2019

McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are welcome! August 2nd Theme is Where I Live!! August 6th theme is Outer Space August 13th theme is Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! August 16th theme is Let's Be Friends!! August 20th theme is Into the Jungle!! August 23rd theme is Back to School!! August 27th theme is Back to School!! August 30th theme is Goats!! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Storytime for the Wee Ones at McIntyre’s

August 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are welcome! August 2nd Theme is Where I Live!! August 6th theme is Outer Space August 13th theme is Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! August 16th theme is Let's Be Friends!! August 20th theme is Into the Jungle!! August 23rd theme is Back to School!! August 27th theme is Back to School!! August 30th theme is Goats!! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Free Office Hours with Writing Coaches in Big Comfy Chairs

August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Want some feedback on your writing? Got something you need to finish up? Something for work? Something for school? An idea for a novel you’d love to get started on? A work in progress you’d like to make more progress on? Join Steve Peha and Margot Carmichael Lester, professional writers and writing coaches, and co-authors of the 9-time award-winning book, Be a Better Writer, from 2PM-5PM, and the first Wednesday of every month. They’ll be here in the Literature room…

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Special Storytime with Jonathan Voss, Imagine That: A Hoot & Olive Story

August 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We welcome local author and illustrator Jonathan Voss to share his second Hoot and Olive adventure, Imagine That. It’s a rainy day and Hoot and Olive are ready to go on an adventure. There’s only one problem: Hoot thinks he has lost his imagination. Or worse, maybe he has a broken imaginator. Go along with best friends Hoot and Olive as they discover where the very best things come from and that you should never give up. “Should I try again?”…

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Storytime for the Wee Ones at McIntyre’s

August 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are welcome! August 2nd Theme is Where I Live!! August 6th theme is Outer Space August 13th theme is Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! August 16th theme is Let's Be Friends!! August 20th theme is Into the Jungle!! August 23rd theme is Back to School!! August 27th theme is Back to School!! August 30th theme is Goats!! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Author Event: Lisa Howorth, Summerlings

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Written with humor and poignancy, Summerlings is a powerful testament to love and friendship amid uncertain times–a Cold War coming-of-age story in which three best friends confront their fears of the Bomb, Russian spies, bullies, and their role in the tragic event that ushers them into adulthood.  It’s the summer of 1959. For the families who live on Connors Lane in Washington DC, life is still defined by what one did during WWII. Behind each door lives a possible spy or Nazi…

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Storytime for the Wee Ones at McIntyre’s

August 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are welcome! August 2nd Theme is Where I Live!! August 6th theme is Outer Space August 13th theme is Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! August 16th theme is Let's Be Friends!! August 20th theme is Into the Jungle!! August 23rd theme is Back to School!! August 27th theme is Back to School!! August 30th theme is Goats!! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Author Event: Adam O’Fallon Price, The Hotel Neversink

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Thirty-one years after workers first broke ground, the magnificent Hotel Neversink in the Catskills finally opens to the public. Then a young boy disappears. This mysterious vanishing―and the ones that follow―will brand the lives of three generations. At the root of it all is Asher Sikorsky, the ambitious and ruthless patriarch whose purchase of the hotel in 1931 set a haunting legacy into motion. His daughter Jeanie sees the Hotel Neversink into its most lucrative era, but also its darkest.…

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Storytime for the Wee Ones at McIntyre’s

August 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are welcome! August 2nd Theme is Where I Live!! August 6th theme is Outer Space August 13th theme is Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! August 16th theme is Let's Be Friends!! August 20th theme is Into the Jungle!! August 23rd theme is Back to School!! August 27th theme is Back to School!! August 30th theme is Goats!! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Storytime for the Wee Ones at McIntyre’s

August 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are welcome! August 2nd Theme is Where I Live!! August 6th theme is Outer Space August 13th theme is Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! August 16th theme is Let's Be Friends!! August 20th theme is Into the Jungle!! August 23rd theme is Back to School!! August 27th theme is Back to School!! August 30th theme is Goats!! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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McIntyre’s: NC Poetry Society Reading

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We welcome 2-3 poets who will read from their work. The North Carolina Poetry Society is an inclusive, welcoming community that does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, age, political preference, or any other category which has been used to divide human beings from each other and the natural world.  We value diverse voices and variety of expression.

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Storytime for the Wee Ones at McIntyre’s

August 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are welcome! August 2nd Theme is Where I Live!! August 6th theme is Outer Space August 13th theme is Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! August 16th theme is Let's Be Friends!! August 20th theme is Into the Jungle!! August 23rd theme is Back to School!! August 27th theme is Back to School!! August 30th theme is Goats!! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Storytime for the Wee Ones at McIntyre’s

August 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are welcome! August 2nd Theme is Where I Live!! August 6th theme is Outer Space August 13th theme is Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! August 16th theme is Let's Be Friends!! August 20th theme is Into the Jungle!! August 23rd theme is Back to School!! August 27th theme is Back to School!! August 30th theme is Goats!! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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