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The Book of Unknown Americans

The Park Road Books Book Club meets in the store the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm.

The Park Road Books Book Club will be reading How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran.  It's 1990. Johanna Morrigan, fourteen, has shamed herself so badly on local TV that she decides that there's no point in being Johanna anymore and reinvents herself as Dolly Wilde—fast-talking, hard-drinking gothic hero and full-time Lady Sex Adventurer. By sixteen, she's smoking cigarettes, getting drunk, and working for a music paper. She's writing pornographic letters to rock stars, having all the kinds of sex with all the kinds of men, and eviscerating bands in reviews of 600 words or less. But what happens when Johanna realizes she's built Dolly with a fatal flaw? Is a box full of records, a wall full of posters, and a head full of paperbacks enough to build a girl after all?

The book is  20% off the $15.99 price.

 

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The Park Road Books Geek Book Club meets in the store the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm. This month, join us on August 11th.

The Park Road Books Geek Book Club will be reading City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett.  Years ago, the city of Bulikov wielded the powers of the Gods to conquer the world. But after its divine protectors were mysteriously killed, the conqueror has become the conquered; the city's proud history has been erased and censored, progress has left it behind, and it is just another colonial outpost of the world's new geopolitical power. Into this musty, backward city steps Shara Divani. As Shara pursues the mystery through the ever-shifting physical and political geography of the city, she begins to suspect that the beings who once protected Bulikov may not be as dead as they seem

 

Book club participants will receive 20% off the $15.00 price.

 

 

Spice The History of Temptation

The Park Road Books Foodie Book Club meets in the store the last Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm. This month, join us on August 25th.

The Park Road Books Foodie Book Club will be reading: Proof: The Science of Booze by Adam RogersHumans have been perfecting alcohol production for ten thousand years, but scientists are just starting to distill the chemical reactions behind the perfect buzz. In a spirited tour across continents and cultures, Adam Rogers takes us from bourbon country to the world’s top gene-sequencing labs, introducing us to the bars, barflies, and evolving science at the heart of boozy technology. He chases the physics, biology, chemistry, and metallurgy that produce alcohol, and the psychology and neurobiology that make us want it.  If you’ve ever wondered how your drink arrived in your glass, or what it will do to you, Proof makes an unparalleled drinking companion.

Book club participants will receive 20% off the $15.95 price.

 

 

 

The Park Road Books Nonfiction Book Club meets in the store the fourth Monday of each month at 6:30 pm. This month, join us on August 24th. 

The Park Road Books Nonfiction Book Club will be reading But Enough About You by Christopher BuckleyA wide-ranging selection of essays both hilarious and poignant, irreverent and delightful. In his first book of essays since his 1997 bestseller, Wry Martinis, Buckley delivers a rare combination of big ideas and truly fun writing. Tackling subjects ranging from "How to Teach Your Four-Year-Old to Ski" to "A Short History of the Bug Zapper," and "The Art of Sacking" to literary friendships with Joseph Heller and Christopher Hitchens, he is at once a humorous storyteller, astute cultural critic, adventurous traveler, and irreverent historian

Book club participants will receive 20% off the $16.99 price.

 

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The Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte Needs Your Help!

The Ronadl McDonald House of Charlotte is collecting 450 Cat and the Hat books for the newest and largest fundraiser, the Storybook Ball. This year it's based on the Cat and the Hat and will be hosted on Steptember 19th.

Come in and purchase one to donate (we will transport the book for you) for 20% off!  

Going on until August 31st!

 


The SheReads Book Club is a national online fiction book club.
Founded in September 2009 by MaryBeth Whalen, a NC native,
they believe a story is the shortest distance to a human heart. 
Find out more here!

 

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