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"Hard to put down . . . One need not be an equestrian or horse lover in order to appreciate this story."
-New York Journal of Books
 
"In these accessible, retold tales, fantasy is odd, and real, and dire."
- Ethan Gilsdorf
(The Boston Globe)
 
"A PIECE OF THE WORLD is a story for those who want the mysterious made real."
— New York Times Book Review
 
"A powerful reminder to slow down and tune into the language of nature."
-Rachel Sussman
 

"The end result is both redemptive and hilarious"
- Publishers Weekly
 

All the Light We Cannot See is a magnificent, deeply moving novel from a writer “whose sentences never fail to thrill” "
- Los Angeles Times
 
"A learned, joyful, avid consideration of the natural world"
- Floyd Skloot
 
"I read this beautifully imagined and moving novella in one sitting, utterly wowed, wanting to share it with everyone I know"
-Lisa Genova

 

"An affectionate homage… a loving reconstruction of an era of storytelling now lost.
-The New York Times

 

"I love Brian Doyle's work. I am reading this book very slowly, to make it last longer."
- Sara

 

"Erdrich spins a powerful, resonant story with masterly finesse…memorable and satisfying."
- Publishers Weekly Starred Pick of the Week

 

"The question may be timeless, but their answer has urgent significance."
-Time Magazine
 
"Greg Proops’s bold, never-boring voice takes center stage in this live recording of his renowned podcast. "
  - The New York Times
 
“He has told a story essential to our understanding of the American past and the American present"
- Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times


 


 


Upcoming Events
 

Join us for a fascinating Bigfoot conversation with  Dr. Robert Michael Pyle!

September 24 from 2-4pm

He'll be talking about the re-release of his phenomenal book
"Where Bigfoot Walks", which covers his extensive research in the
wilderness "Dark Divide" area between Mount St. Helens and Mount Adams, and much, much more.  This new edition includes recent updated material. There will be time after the talk for some Q&A and book signing.


This event is in partnership with the Clark County Green Neighbors Program.
More info at:
https://clarkgreenneighbors.org/event-calendar/where-bigfoot-walks-by-robert-michael-pyle/2020/
 

Join us for Heidi Renee Mason's Book Release!

August 19th 1-3pm

Heidi Renee Mason will be visiting Vintage Books August 19th 1-3pm to celebrate her newest release, a humorous romantic mystery, Love at First Crepe.

In Love At First Crepe, quirky heroine, Willow Simpson, is at the precipice of reaching her life’s goal, but it quickly becomes apparent that someone doesn’t want her to live to see her dreams become a reality. After a series of close calls, Willow finds herself in the middle of a love triangle with her two sworn protectors.
This hilarious tale, with its witty banter and sarcasm, will have the readers giggling to themselves and rooting for a happily ever after.

Heidi will be chatting with customers and signing books. Stop by to get your copy!
 


Join us September 2nd at 2 pm for a reading
with Vancouver author Jonnie Hyde!


Vancouver author Jonnie Hyde will be at Vintage Books September 2nd at 2pm to read from her novel Irrevocable Acts. She will be available for questions and will be signing books!
Jonnie Hyde is a retired psychologist living in Southwest Washington, where she has worked for the past fifteen years in community mental health and public health programs. Her passion about climate change began in the early 1980s when she read Bill McKibbon's nonfiction book  ''The End of Nature'', and she has followed climate science closely ever since Irrevocable Acts, her first novel, tells the story a woman struggling to meet the emotional and ethical challenges we all face when living on a planet under siege.
 

Meet author Victoria Lindstrom & illustrator
Michael Lindstrom

Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 2 p.m.

 

Join us to celebrate the release of Monster, Human, Other
by Laurel Gale!

September 23 at 1pm
We're excited to welcome Vancouver author Laurel Gale for the release party of Monster, Human, Other on September 23rd at 1pm.

Kirkus says “Sympathetic and winning, Isaac and Wren star in alternating, fast-paced chapters until they come together for the exciting conclusion."

The author will be reading from the book, discussing it and answering questions. She'll be available to sign copies as well!

This is a middle grade novel aimed at ages 8-12. All are welcome!
 

BEHIND THE SCREAMS  er, SCENES of MYSTERY WRITING…

with young adult authors Sheryl Scarborough, Kelly Garrett and K.C. Held!

Saturday October 7th 1pm

Vintage Books is excited to host three fabulous mystery authors Saturday, October 7th at 1pm for a discussion with Q&A and book signing!
Don't miss your chance to meet Sheryl Scarborough, author of To Catch a Killer; K.C. Held, author of Holding Court and Kelly Garrett, author of
The Last to Die.
These young adult titles are enjoyed by adults as well and all are welcome to this free event!
 

Vintage Books' Summer Reading Program

 

Starting June 26th, you can pick up your Reading Without Walls bingo card at our front counter. Fill in a row, choose a prize from Dickens' stash. Fill up the card and choose a book from a specially selected stack of books!

 

Summer Story Times

We are excited to announce themed story times:

June 26th-August 22nd


Preschool story time and crafts Mondays at 11:00 AM

(The week of August 7th the preschool story time will be on August 8th)
Fridays 1 pm Story Time Theatre
 

Join our Summer Reading Book Club

 

Tuesday August 22nd 1pm
Super Turbo Saves the Day
(discussion, activities, giveaways)
***This book is geared towards kids ages 5-9***
10% off purchase of book club title

 

 
 
 

 



We are taking a break until September
September 10th is a Round Table Discussion

 
Any questions about attending can be directed to vbwritersgroup@gmail.com
 
To Come:
-- July and August we'll take a break and come back in September
-- September 10th 2017  Round Table Discussion- writers are invited to come with their own tips and tricks and Candace will be available with publicity tips. We are looking for feedback on topics writers are looking for authors to present on as well.
-- October 8th is Mollie Hunt and
Changing the World Through Fiction: Introducing altruism without using soapbox rhetoric (or putting your reader to sleep.)
Past Sessions:
-- January 2016 Carolyn J. Rose on The Importance of Opinion, Attitude, and Style
-- February 2016 Kate Dyer-Seeley on How to Find an Agent
-- March 2016 Mary Elizabeth Summer on Diversity Matters: How to Write From the Other Perspective
-- April 2016 Cindy Brown on How to Be Funny on the Page (even if you're not in real life)
-- May 2016 Phoebe Rose on First Pages: Grounding the Reader, Strong Pacing and Killer Hooks
-- June 2016 Paula Stokes, Fonda Lee, Mary Elizabeth Summer and Jennifer Bosworth on a panel about writing.
-- July 2016 - Break
-- August 2016 Jane Elder Wulff on The Art of Interviewing: Listening for Story.
-- September 2016 Hannah Dennison on Taking the Mystery out of the Mystery: Jump-start your novel!
-- October 2016 Angela Sanders on Writing a Series: Five Things I Wish I’d Known
-- November 2016 Erik Wecks on Creating Authentic Characters
-- December 2016 Christine Fletcher on I Couldn't Put It Down! Using Conflict to Hook Your Readers.
-- January 2017  Dan Strawn and Researching for Historical Fiction--Pit falls and Strategies for New Writers.
-- February 2017 was Margaret Pinard and Don't Be Captain Obvious: How to Find and Deliver Essential Details for Setting
-- March 2017 - Kelly Garrett and Candace Robinson on Social Media 101: How to Build Your Online Presence as an Author.
-- April 2017 is Curtis Chen & he's going to talk about Give a Little, Take a Little, Let Your Heart Break a Little: The Story of Critiques.
-- May (7th) 2017 is Laurel Gale and How to Plot Your Novel: Outlines versus synopses, how to ask the right questions to develop an idea in to a full plot, and basic plot structure.
-- June 2017 is Sheryl Scarborough on The Art of the Details: Facts Vs. Flavor
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July & August - Break
-- September 2017 - Roundtable Discussion
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Join a book group hosted by Vintage Books!

Are you itching to discuss books? Want some stimulating conversation? 
Join the Who picked this book? Book Club. They meet on the 3rd Sunday of each month from 3-4pm. Or join the Young at Heart Book Club, they meet the 2nd Sunday of the month at 1pm.
Members receive 10% off new copies of the selected titles here in the store!
Click the image to check our stock.

Prospective members do not need to RSVP to meetings and are
encouraged to simply show up if they would like to join or just observe!

The next book selected is:

Who Picked this Book? Book Club will discuss
Today Will be Different

August 20th at 3pm

 

August 20
Today will be different by Maria Semple


September 17th
Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks

October 15th
Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy

November 19th
Nineteenth  Wife by David Ebershoff

December 17th
Madonna in a Fur Coat by Sabahattin Ali

January 21st
Down These Mean Streets by Piri Thomas

February 18th
War Dances by Sherman Alexie

March 18th
March by Geraldine Brooks
 

Young at Heart Book Club will discuss
Into the Dim
August 13th at 1pm

 

September 10 at 1pm
Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman
 








Book Showcase
Author Daniel Mathews covers the plants, animals and geology with 800 color photographs "Wonderfully engaging. . . . Bryson is a keen observer of what’s amusing, ironic and absurd." -USA Today "Such a great way to commemorate the day of protest and hope that was held around the world!"
 - Kari