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Mt. Lebanon Public Library presents National Book Award winning novelist, poet, playwright, and essayist Joyce Carol Oates as part of its Joseph Wertheim Memorial Author Lecture Series on Tuesday, April 18th at 7:00 PM. Oates published her first book in 1963 and has since written more than 40 novels, as well as a number of plays and novellas, and many volumes of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction. She has won many awards for her writing, including the National Book Award…Find out more »
Join us for this event featuring two local, self-published mystery authors - Martha Reed and Babs Carryer. Martha and Babs will discuss their self-publishing journey, as well as, discuss their latest mystery novels. More details to come...Find out more »
JOIN US as we welcome Eliot Pattison to the shop on Thursday, June 8th at 7:00PM. Eliot is the author of several mystery series including the Inspector Shan series and the Bone Rattler series. He will be here to discuss his work including the newest book in the Inspector Shan series, SKELETON GOD. ABOUT THE BOOK: Shan Tao Yun, now the reluctant constable of a remote Tibetan town, has learned to expect the impossible at the roof of the world,…Find out more »
Two authors for the price of one! OK, this event is free, but still...we're happy to present this joint appearance with Cara Black and Francine Mathews on Monday, June 26th at 7:00PM! Cara Black is the author of the Aimée Leduc series, which takes place in France. (And, totally check out this cool interactive map on Cara's website that shows you were each of the books is set.) The new book in the series, MURDER IN SAINT-GERMAIN, will be out…Find out more »
We're thrilled to welcome Brad Thor to town on Wednesday, July 12th at 7:00PM! Brad will be in town to discuss his new book in the Scot Harvath series, USE OF FORCE. Brad has tons of knowledge on foreign affairs and has spoken widely about terrorism, and how closely his novels of international intrigue parallel the real threats facing the world today (see more below). We hope you can join us for this event! This event will be held at…Find out more »
We're so excited to welcome Lisa Scottoline back on Thursday, August 17th at 7:00 PM! We will be hosting this event at the Oakmont Carnegie Library. Lisa will be discussing her latest Rosato & DiNunzio legal thriller EXPOSED (out 8/15/2017). Lisa will also talk about her standalone novels and her humor essay collections she authors with her daughter, Francesca Serritella. TICKET OPTIONS: $10 - General Admission $30 - General Admission + a copy of EXPOSED * Lisa's other titles will…Find out more »
JOIN US as we welcome NY Times best-selling author Craig Johnson to the Oakmont Carnegie Library on Saturday, September 23rd at 3:00PM. Craig will be here to talk about the 13th novel in the Walt Longmire mystery series, THE WESTERN STAR. TICKET OPTIONS: $10 - General Admission $30 - General Admission + a copy of THE WESTERN STAR *A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Oakmont Library. *Craig's books will also be available for purchase before and…Find out more »
We're excited to welcome William Kent Krueger to the bookshop on Tuesday, September 26th at 7:00PM. William is the the author of the Cork O'Connor mystery series set in the north woods of Minnesota. He is also the author of ORDINARY GRACE, a stand-alone novel published in 2013, which received the Edgar Award. William will be here to discuss the latest novel in the Cork O'Connor series, SULFUR SPRINGS. ABOUT THE BOOK: On the Fourth of July, just as fireworks…Find out more »
Please join us in welcoming the endlessly entertaining John Lawton back to the shop on Wednesday, October 18th at 7:00PM! John will be here to discuss his new Inspector Troy thriller FRIENDS AND TRAITORS. ABOUT THE BOOK: FRIENDS AND TRAITORS, the latest installment in John Lawton’s acclaimed Inspector Troy spy thriller series — written to be read in any order — finds Inspector Troy entangled in Cold War tensions. It is 1958. Chief Superintendent Frederick Troy of Scotland Yard, newly…Find out more »
We're so thrilled to welcome Bonnie MacBird back to the shop on Tuesday, October 24th at 7:00PM! Bonnie is the author of the Sherlock Holmes adventure ART IN THE BLOOD, and will be here to discuss the new book in the series UNQUIET SPIRITS. *Since this book deals with Ghosts, Murder, and WHISKEY there will be a whiskey tasting during this event! 🙂 ABOUT THE BOOK: Whisky. Ghosts. Murder. In this second book in the Sherlock Holmes Adventure series, MacBird…Find out more »