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Post-Apocalyptic Panel!

What is your zombie apocalypse plan? Do you have a basement bunker, or a bug-out bag prepared in case society crumbles and you need to book it to a cabin in the woods? Do you know how to purify water or grow crops? Maybe you just like reading about it. This is the event for you! Four authors present their post-apocalyptic novels, and discuss these terrifying topics.

DJ Cooper: Dystopia: Beginning of the End. The Collapse was the easy part...

Trail of Misery Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781732621220
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Published: Angry Eagle Publishing - July 2nd, 2019

A deadly virus has left Beth alone and afraid.She must leave her home with almost no supplies when she is attacked by a neighbor. Now forced to set out on the Appalachian Trail with only her backpack, two guns and a turkey carving knife.


Dark Recollections: Adrian's Undead Diary Book One Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781493568710
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - October 23rd, 2013

Welcome to the Second Edition of the post apocalyptic epic. Beheading a zombie isn't easy in a world where you're more afraid of the living than the dead. Adrian Ring's simple life is thrown into chaos when the world is ripped apart by a plague of undead and legions of desperate survivors.


Rotter Apocalypse Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780996312127
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Published: Scott M. Baker - October 4th, 2015

The zombie apocalypse is about to reach its inevitable conclusion, but not before it unleashes a few more nightmares on Natalie Barzagan, Mike Robson, and Windows. After breaking away from the rest of the group, Natalie and her Angels succeeded in getting the vaccine to the government-in-exile in San Francisco where Natalie joins the military effort to clear the West Coast of the living dead.


David Allen Sibley, What It's Like to Be a Bird

Birders, take note!

What It's Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing--What Birds Are Doing, and Why (Sibley Guides) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780307957894
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Published: Knopf - April 14th, 2020

The bird book for birders and nonbirders alike that will excite and inspire by providing a new and deeper understanding of what common, mostly backyard, birds are doing--and why


The Alchemy of Us: How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another

Scientist and science writer Ainissa Ramirez, Ph.D, presents The Alchemy of Us, in which she examines eight inventions--clocks, steel rails, copper communication cables, photographic film, light bulbs, hard disks, scientific labware, and silicon chips--and r

The Alchemy of Us: How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780262043809
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Published: MIT Press - April 7th, 2020

In the bestselling tradition of Stuff Matters and The Disappearing Spoon: a clever and engaging look at materials, the innovations they made possible, and how these technologies changed us.


Anchored in Him: Finding Refuge in Your Storm, with Tami Bemis Cole

Tami Bemis Cole visits Gibson's to share Anchored in Him: Finding Refuge in Your Storm, a Bible study guidebook consisting of twelve chapters reflecting on aspects of God's provision and love that create "anchors" for us to hold onto when the storms of life batter us relentlessly.

Anchored in Him: Finding Refuge in your Storm Cover Image
$13.49
ISBN: 9781630502829
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Published: Xulon Press - January 10th, 2020

You can rarely avoid them; the storms of life show up to blow you off course, suck you into a vortex of wavering faith and make you doubt the direction you are going. Storms can drown you, devastate you, and cause you to fall into despair on ever finding your destination safely.


Chris Bohjalian returns, with The Red Lotus!

Sunday, March 15th, 2020, 2 p.m.

The Red Lotus: A Novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780385544801
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Published: Doubleday - March 17th, 2020

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Midwives and The Flight Attendant comes a twisting story of love and deceit: an American man vanishes on a rural road in Vietnam, and his girlfriend, an emergency room doctor trained to ask questions, follows a path that leads her home to the very hospital where they met.


The Truth about College Admission: A Family Guide to Getting in and Staying Together

Brennan Barnard, director of college counseling at the Derryfield School and College Admission Program Manager at the Making Caring Common Project at Harvard Graduate School of Education, visits Gibson's Bookstore to share his new college application process guidebook, The Truth About College Admission: A Family Guide

The Truth about College Admission: A Family Guide to Getting in and Staying Together Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781421436371
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - September 10th, 2019

Is your family just starting to think about visiting colleges? Maybe you are in the throes of the experience, feeling stressed out and overwhelmed. Did we miss a deadline? Should we be looking in-state or out-of-state, big school or small school? And what is a "FAFSA" anyway?


The Yellow Bird Sings, with Jennifer Rosner

Jennifer Rosner visits Gibson's Bookstore to present The Yellow Bird Sings. In Poland, as World War II rages, a mother hides with her young daughter, a musical prodigy whose slightest sound may cost them their lives.

The Yellow Bird Sings: A Novel Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250179760
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Published: Flatiron Books - March 3rd, 2020

In Poland, as World War II rages, a mother hides with her young daughter, a musical prodigy whose slightest sound may cost them their lives.


Sketches of Lee, with Michael Cameron Ward

Michael Cameron Ward visits Gibson's Bookstore to present Sketches of Lee, a performance of his family's story as a black family in mid-century New Hampshire. In 1957 the Ward family relocated from Brooklyn, NY to Lee, NH to escape gang violence.

A Colored Man in Exeter Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780999094204
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Published: Michael C Ward - September 1st, 2017

In the summer of 1957 the Ward family moved from Brooklyn, New York to Lee, New Hampshire to escape gang violence. It was an era when racial tensions were high and they were the first "colored family" in the area. Needless to say, over the years they encountered many interesting experiences and created a storied life.


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$14.99
ISBN: 9780999094228
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Published: Michael C Ward - September 6th, 2019

"The Colored Folks Ain't Gonna Make It" continues Michael Ward's fulfillment of his father Harold's dying request. It's a window into a family's existence as the "Index of Integration" in rural New Hampshire from the late '50s until the present time. Michael's recollections are powerful and precise. The events recounted span the full range of emotion and thought.


Blind Search, with Paula Munier

Paula Munier returns! Former Army MP Mercy Carr and her retired bomb-sniffing dog Elvis are back in Blind Search, the sequel to the page-turning, critically acclaimed A Borrowing of Bones: A Mercy Carr Mystery!

Blind Search: A Mercy Carr Mystery (Mercy and Elvis Mysteries #2) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250153050
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Published: Minotaur Books - November 5th, 2019

Former Army MP Mercy Carr and her retired bomb-sniffing dog Elvis are back in Blind Search, the sequel to the page-turning, critically acclaimed A Borrowing of Bones


A Borrowing of Bones: A Mystery (Mercy and Elvis Mysteries #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250229489
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 27th, 2019

The instant USA Today bestseller!

The first in a gripping new series by Paula Munier, A Borrowing of Bones is full of complex twists, introducing a wonderful new voice for mystery readers and dog lovers.

Grief and guilt are the ghosts that haunt you when you survive what others do not….


Signed copies of Finding Chika available in the bookstore

The author of Tuesdays with Morrie and many other classic works joined us at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Monday, Dec. 16, in an event made possible by a generous sponsorship from Northeast Delta Dental. His new book, Finding Chika, a heartbreaking personal memoir of love and loss, is a NYT bestseller. If you couldn't attend, never fear--we have signed copies for you. While supplies last.

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