July 3 Bookmarks | Books


Barnes & Nobles selected “This Vicious Grace” by Charlottesville author Emily Thiede as its Young Adult Book Club Pick for July.

Thiede’s debut novel, published by Wednesday Books/Macmillan in the US and Hodder & Stoughton in the UK, is a young adult fantasy novel. It was also named Summer Indie Next Pick by the American Booksellers Association.

New Dominion Bookstore will feature a book-reading and book signing with best-selling author Corban Addison at 7 p.m. Friday. He will read excerpts from his new book, “Wastelands: The True Story of Farm Country on Trial”.

Addison’s previous novels include “A Walk Across the Sun”, “The Garden of Burning Sand”, “The Tears of Dark Water”, and “A Harvest of Thorns”.

Bookstore staff recommend arriving early for the best seating. Get the details at ndbookshop.com or call (434) 295-2552.

New Dominion Bookstore will also host novelist, literary scholar and University of Virginia English professor Bruce Holsinger at 7 p.m. Friday. He will read excerpts from his new novel, “The Displacements,” at an event co-sponsored by WriterHouse.

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Holsinger’s four novels also include “The Gifted School,” which won the Colorado Book Award and was named NPR’s Best Book of 2019. He is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Plan to arrive early for the best seats. For more information, visit ndbookshop.com or call (434) 295-2552.


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