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Books in Bloom

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


Saturday, May
at 02:00 pm

Join us in 2018!

The Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek

2017's Authors

Author Pete Fromm

Pete Fromm

Five time winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Literary Award for his novels If Not for This, As Cool as I Am and How All This Started, a story collection Dry Rain, and the memoir, Indian Creek Chronicles. He has published four other short story collections and over two hundred stories in magazines. His newest memoir The Names of the Stars, was published in the fall of 2016.

Author Joshilyn Jackson

Joshilyn Jackson

New York Times best-selling author of seven novels and a novella: The Opposite of Everyone, Someone Else’s Love Story, gods in Alabama, Between, Georgia, The Girl Who Stopped Swimming, Backseat Saints, A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty, and the novella My Own Miraculous. She's also an award winning audiobook narrator. Her latest novel, The Opposite of Everyone, was published in the winter of 2016.

Author Joyce Maynard

Joyce Maynard

New York Times best-selling author of fifteen books, including novel Labor Day and the best-selling memoir, At Home in the World. She first came to national attention with the publication of her New York Times cover story, "An Eighteen Year Old Looks Back on Life", in 1973, when she was a freshman at Yale. Her latest novel, Under The Influence, was released February 2016.

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Books in Bloom Over the Years

As we're sowing the seeds for the 7th 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 6th Annual Books in Bloom on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek. The authors featured at this year’s Books in Bloom are Pete Fromm, Joshilyn Jackson and Joyce Maynard. 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? Join us Friday, May 5 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm at the Avon Public Library for a casual “Meet & Greet” with the authors. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments and book signing available.

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