Author Event

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?

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$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?


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$9.99
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 Half.

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$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.


The Concord Theatre and Concord's Love Affair with the Movies, with Paul Brogan

Thursday, May 9th, 2019, 6 p.m.

The Concord Theatre; And Concord's Love Affair with the Movies Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781732364844
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Published: Plaidswede Publishing - May 9th, 2019

A new compelling history of Concord, New Hampshire's love affair with motion pictures and the famous Concord Theatre, which operated for more than 60 years in the city's downtown area. This is the story of more than 60 years of movies at the Concord Theatre. It is a story of how the movies drove the economy and brought people together.


Launch party for Abi Maxwell, presenting The Den

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

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$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.


Will China Save the Planet? with Barbara Finamore

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019, 6 p.m.

Gibson's Bookstore is pleased to partner with the League of Conservation Voters to bring in Barbara Finamore of the Natural Resources Defense Council, as she presents Will China Save the Planet?

Will China Save the Planet? Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781509532643
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Published: Polity Press - November 12th, 2018

Now that Trump has turned the United States into a global climate outcast, will China take the lead in saving our planet from environmental catastrophe? Many signs point to yes. China, the world's largest carbon emitter, is leading a global clean energy revolution, phasing out coal consumption and leading the development of a global system of green finance.


Write Now: The Guide to Making it in Freelance Writing, with Matt Osgood

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019, 6 p.m.

Matt Osgood visits Gibson's Bookstore to talk about earning a living with freelance writing, as he presents Write Now! The Guide to Making It in Freelance Writing.

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$13.99
ISBN: 9781794599871
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Published: Independently Published - March 7th, 2019

Matt Osgood did everything right. He graduated college and armed himself against the professional world with a journalism degree. With the journalism world folding in front of him, he took a job teaching English. He followed the typical narrative: Get up, go to work each day, earn a paycheck, go to bed. It was the same thing every single day.


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