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Books in Bloom

An Intimate Afternoon with Authors presented by the Eagle Valley Library District

May 4

Saturday, May 4
at 02:00 pm

Join us in 2019!

The Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek

2018's Authors

Ausma Zehanat Khan Headshot

Ausma Zehanat Khan

Author of The Unquiet Dead, winner of the Barry Award, the Arthur Ellis Award and the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award for Best First Novel. Lionsgate has optioned her critically acclaimed Esa Khattak/Rachel Getty mystery series for television. Khan holds a Ph.D. in International Human Rights Law with a research specialization in military intervention and war crimes in the Balkans.

William Kent Krueger Headshot

William Kent Krueger

Author of the award-winning 16-book series featuring sheriff-turned-private investigator Cork O’Connor, as well as stand-alone novels The Devils’ Bed and Ordinary Grace. Krueger briefly attended Stanford University—before being kicked out for radical activities. His last eight novels were all New York Times bestsellers. Desolation Mountain, number seventeen in his Cork O’Connor series, will be released in August.

Marisa de los Santos Headshot

Marisa de los Santos

New York Times bestselling author of Love Walked In, Belong To Me, Falling Together, and The Precious One. de los Santos' novels have been translated into more than 20 languages and her newest novel, I'll Be Your Blue Sky, was recently released. She has a Ph.D. in Literature and Creative Writing and lives in Wilmington, Delaware with her husband, two children, and two Yorkies.

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Books in Bloom Over the Years

As we're sowing the seeds for the 8th Annual Books in Bloom, get a glimpse of the moments from the previous five years featuring fifteen remarkable authors. Build your anticipation for what is to come: an intimate afternoon with writers and book lovers, lively discussions, and delicious appetizers.

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About Books in Bloom

Discover an opportunity to meet three exceptional authors and hear them speak about the creative writing process, their literary passions, inspirations and experiences as writers at the 7th Annual Books in Bloom on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek. The authors featured at this year’s Books in Bloom are Ausma Zehanat Khan, William Kent Krueger and Marisa de los Santos. After the conclusion of the author presentations, they each will be available for book signing and their books will be available for purchase at the event. Come mingle with the authors and fellow book lovers, enjoy lively discussions, and sample delicious appetizers provided by the Grouse Mountain Grill.

Can’t make it to Books in Bloom? Bring your brown bag lunch for a conversation with one of Minnesota's favorite novelists, William Kent Krueger at the Eagle Public Library on Friday, May 4 at 12:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments and book signing available. 

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