Fiction

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Virtual: Lindsay Ellis with John Scalzi, Truth of the Divine [Ticketed!]

Join author Lindsay Ellis for a pre-publication celebration of the next book in her Noumena series, Truth of the Divine, the week before it’s released! Lindsay will be in conversation with John Scalzi. Each ticket includes one **signed!!** copy of the book and a single-use login for the event. The conversation will be followed by a moderated audience Q&A.

Virtual: Louise Erdrich with Ann Patchett, The Sentence [TICKETED]

Join Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award–winning author Louise Erdrich for a virtual celebration of her newest novel, The Sentence - described as "a staggering addition to Erdrich's already impressive body of work" by BookPage.  Louise will be joined in conversation by Ann Patchett! Each ticket includes one copy of the book and a single-use login for the event. 

Virtual: Lucy Ellmann, Things are Against Us

You're invited to the virtual book launch of Lucy Ellmann's essay collection, THINGS ARE AGAINST US! Tune in live on Sunday, September 26 at 2 PM EDT / 7 PM BST. Lucy Ellmann will be joined in conversation by Todd McEwen and Diana Hope. The event will be hosted by Josh Cook. Biblioasis is partnering with King's Co-op Bookstore (Halifax, NS), Porter Square Books (Cambridge, MA), and Mac's Backs (Cleveland Heights, OH) for the event. There will be a reading, discussions, an audience Q&A, and a book giveaway.

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By Lucy Ellmann, Diana Hope (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771964333
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Biblioasis - September 28th, 2021

Virtual: Buki Papillon with Michael Lowenthal, An Ordinary Wonder

Join Porter Square Books for a virtual event with local author Buki Papillon for her debut novel, An Ordinary Wonder! Buki will be joined in conversation by Michael Lowenthal, author of the newly released story collection Sex with StrangersThis event is free and virtual, hosted on Crowdcast!

An Ordinary Wonder: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781643137810
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pegasus Books - September 7th, 2021

Sex with Strangers Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780299332648
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of Wisconsin Press - March 16th, 2021

Virtual: Meredith Hall and Simon Van Booy

Join Porter Square Books for a virtual event featuring two brilliant writers discussing their latest novels, Meredith Hall (Beneficence) and Simon Van Booy (Night Came with Many Stars)! This event is virtual, free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast.

Beneficence Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781567927092
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: David R. Godine Publisher - September 14th, 2021

Night Came with Many Stars Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781567927030
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: David R. Godine Publisher - June 8th, 2021

Virtual: Gregory Maguire with Christopher Moore, Brides of Maracoor

A Virtual Night with New York Times bestselling authors Gregory Maguire and Christopher Moore in Celebration of The Brides of MaracoorJoin multimillion-copy bestselling author Gregory Maguire as he discusses The Brides of Maracoor, the first book in a new Wicked spin-off series, with New York Times bestselling author Christopher Moore—in partnership with independent booksellers across the US.

The Brides of Maracoor: A Novel (Another Day #1) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063093966
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow - October 12th, 2021

Virtual: Shruti Swamy, The Archer

Join Porter Square Books for a virtual event with Shruti Swamy for the release of her new novel, The Archer! She will be joined in conversation by Shamala Gallagher. This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast.

"Swirl[s] in dancelike rhythms that sweep the story along... a mesmerizing coming-of-age story." --Kirkus Reviews

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$26.95
ISBN: 9781616209902
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - September 7th, 2021

Virtual: Cassandra Khaw with P. Djèlí Clark, The All-Consuming World

Join Porter Square Books for a virtual talk with Cassandra Khaw for the release of their debut novel, The All-Consuming World described by Publishers Weekly as "an adventure that doubles as a cathartic scream"! Khaw will be joined in conversation by P.

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The All-Consuming World Cover Image
$20.76
ISBN: 9781645660200
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Erewhon - September 7th, 2021

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Nothing But Blackened Teeth Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250759412
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Tor Nightfire - October 19th, 2021

A Master of Djinn (Dead Djinn Universe #1) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250267689
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tordotcom - May 11th, 2021

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