Author Event

Erin Bowman and A C Gaughen

Saturday, July 13th, 2019, 2 p.m.

Immunity (Contagion #2) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062574176
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Published: HarperTeen - July 2nd, 2019

Survivors of a deadly planetary outbreak take on a new, sinister adversary in the white-knuckle sequel to Contagion, which New York Times bestselling author Amie Kaufman called “gripping, thrilling, and terrifying in equal measures.”


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ISBN: 9780062574145
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Published: HarperTeen - July 24th, 2018

Edgar Award Nominee for Best Young Adult Mystery

Perfect for fans of Madeleine Roux, Jonathan Maberry, and horror films like 28 Days Later and Resident Evil, this pulse-pounding, hair-raising, utterly terrifying novel is the first in a duology from the critically acclaimed author of the Taken trilogy.


Reign the Earth (The Elementae) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781681191133
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - January 22nd, 2019

"Another fantasy romance in the vein of books by Sabaa Tahir, Renee Ahdieh. . . . Shalia matures from a frightened girl in a foreign land to a woman unwilling to allow her destiny or desires to be controlled by the men around her." - School Library Journal


Imprison the Sky (The Elementae) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781681191140
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - January 22nd, 2019

"[A] fantasy romance in the vein of books by Sabaa Tahir, Renee Ahdieh." - School Library Journal on Reign the Earth

The sweeping Elementae series continues with a heroine so powerful she can command the sky . . .


Lisa Bunker presents Zenobia July

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019, 6 p.m.

Zenobia July Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451479402
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 21st, 2019

The critically acclaimed author of Felix Yz crafts a bold, heartfelt story about a trans girl solving a cyber mystery and coming into her own.


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ISBN: 9780425288511
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Published: Puffin Books - June 5th, 2018

“If it wasn’t for the fused-with-Zyx thing, I suppose I would just be normal—whatever that means.”
 


The Grifter, the Poet, and the Runaway Train: Stories from a Yankee Writer's Notebook

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019, 6 p.m.

The Grifter, the Poet, and the Runaway Train: Stories from a Yankee Writer's Notebook Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781493041480
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - May 2019

For over 20 years, Geoffrey Douglas has written feature-length pieces for Yankee magazine that chronicle extraordinary stories that have taken place in New England. Some have been about public events, widely reported--a Maine town turning against itself under the weight of an influx of Somalis, a fatal fire in Worcester MA, a Vermont reporter's defense of marriage equality.


As Far as the Stars, with Concord's own Virginia Macgregor

Sunday, June 9th, 2019, 2 p.m.

Gibson's Bookstore welcomes back Virginia Macgregor for the release of her new Young Adult novel, As Far as the Stars!

How do you change what's already written in the stars?

As Far as the Stars Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780008274504
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Published: HQ Young Adult - May 21st, 2019

Praise for Virginia Macgregor:

'I defy you not to fall in love' Clare Mackintosh

How do you change what's already written in the stars?


Wishbones Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780008217297
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Published: HQ Young Adult - May 18th, 2017

Feather Tucker has two wishes:

1)To get her mum healthy again

2) To win the Junior UK swimming championships


New Voices poetry project, featuring New Immigrants to Concord

Monday, April 29th, 2019, 6 p.m.

Come to Gibson's Bookstore for an evening of poetry from different perspectives, as we host New Voices, Featuring New Immigrants to Concord, a project of  New Hampshire Humanities’ Connections program.  (More Info: Terry Farish, tfarish@nhhumanities.org)

In a New Voices reading, professional writers introduce and read with new American writers. New Hampshire Humanities created the writing and public reading initiative as an extension of the Connections book discussion program offered in adult ESOL classes across the state.

The Human Half, with poet Deborah Brown

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019, 6 p.m.

Poet Deborah Brown visits Gibson's Bookstore to share the intimate poems from her new volume of verse, The Human Heart.

The Human Half (American Poets Continuum #173) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781942683803
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Published: BOA Editions - May 7th, 2019

Threaded with echoes of familial trauma--a sister's battle with cancer, a brother's struggles with depression--the lyric poems in The Human Half reveal an open-hearted speaker who finds solace in the beauties of celestial navigation, the flowers along the railroad tracks, and the brushwork of Vermeer and Van Gogh.


Launch party for Abi Maxwell, presenting The Den

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019, 6 p.m.

The Den: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525655282
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Published: Knopf - May 14th, 2019

A luminous, hypnotic story of youth, sex, and power that tells of two young women who find themselves ostracized from the same small New England community for the same reasons--though they are separated by 150 years.


Independence Corrupted: How America's Judges Make Their Decisions

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019, 6 p.m.

Independence Corrupted: How America's Judges Make Their Decisions Cover Image
$44.95
ISBN: 9780299320300
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - October 9th, 2018

With experience as both a trial and appellate judge, Charles Benjamin Schudson knows the burdens on judges. With engaging candor, he takes readers behind the bench to probe judicial minds analyzing actual trials and sentencings—of abortion protesters, murderers, sex predators, white supremacists, and others.


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