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Reminder: Jenna Black at Flyleaf Books and Lydia Netzer at Quail Ridge Books tomorrow, Thursday, July 25

As I mentioned in the last Friday Quick Update, tomorrow (Thursday, July 25) sees two readings of note in the Triangle area; pick one and head out! (Because picking both would be hard…) First up, at 7 pm: Flyleaf Books … Continue reading

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Friday Quick Updates: new and upcoming events including Jenna Black, Lydia Netzer, Jay Posey, and (in September) Susan Cooper

Friday July 19, 2013: First off, as I’ve updated the July Newsletter with them, here are some newly-added events coming up in the next few months. And no, it’s not a typo that one of the events is for one … Continue reading

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Friday Quick Updates: Ehmm Theory, Urban Garden Performing Arts, Jenna Black, Jay Posey, and in just a few short weeks the Bull Spec summer speculative fiction event!

Friday July 12: Hopefully a bunch of you turned out for Alex Bledsoe at Flyleaf Books on Wednesday, and Stephen Kiernan at Quail Ridge Books yesterday! Before I get onto the upcoming events (Saturday’s Ehmm Theory signing at Ultimate Comics being the … Continue reading

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Sam on Carolina Book Beat, Monday July 8 at 10 AM

Whew! Sorry for a lot of radio silence from me of late; bought a new house (don’t worry — it’s still in Durham of course) and took a long-planned family vacation, which with two kids running amok was not particularly … Continue reading

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Comics events updates

The Chapel Hill Comics event with Lisa Hanawalt for My Dirty Dumb Eyes originally scheduled for Saturday June 29 has been postponed until the fall. But! They’ve added a Saturday, July 6 My Little Pony comic event with cover artist … Continue reading

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Friday Quick Updates: Studio Ghibli, George Takei, ConTemporal, Jamil Nasir and Alex Wilson, and The Clockwork Ball

Friday, June 21: It’s quite a week NEXT week, with George Takei leading a musical trip through science fiction at the North Carolina Symphony ahead of year two of the Steampunk convention ConTemporal, a joint event with Jamil Nasir and … Continue reading

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Friday Quick Updates: Merrie Haskell at The Regulator, “Fierce Reads Tour” including Leigh Bardugo at Quail Ridge Books, Free RPG Day, and more

Friday, June 14: It’s a packed weekend with two readings tonight and two all-day events on Saturday. Tonight’s readings are: Merrie Haskell for her new middle-grade fantasy Handbook for Dragon Slayers at Durham’s The Regulator Bookshop at 7pm; and (also … Continue reading

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The Shambling Guide to New York City Listen-a-Long: Chapters 3 and 4 (and release day coverage!)

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Animazement 2013: Day 1

I stopped by Day 1 of Animazement at the Raleigh Convention Center on Friday early afternoon, and already the 3-day anime-centered convention was well underway. Even before I made it inside the Convention Center doors, Fayetteville Street was awash in … Continue reading

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Friday Quick Updates: Richard Dansky’s Vaporware; Animazement; and (this Wednesday) John Scalzi

Friday Quick Updates for Friday, May 24, 2013: Durham author Richard Dansky‘s new novel Vaporware is now out from JournalStone! Congrats, Rich. I’ve been re-posting a few of the blurbs and guest posts and interviews about the book over on … Continue reading

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