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Fantastic/Mysterious YA Group Panel

Posted on Feb 9, 2018 in All Blog Posts | 0 comments

The Book Bin is proud to present six amazing Northwest authors, all of whom are writing for young adults. The panel will include: Virginia Boecker recently spent four years in London obsessing over English medieval history, which formed the basis of her debut novel, The Witch Hunter. You can visit Virginia online at virginiaboecker.com or on Instagram @virgboecker. Bill Cameron is the author of gritty mysteries featuring Skin Kadash. His stories have appeared in publications like Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, Portland Noir, and Killer Year. Property of the State, a young adult mystery...

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Salem Reads with “Outcasts United” by Warren St. John

Posted on Feb 9, 2018 in All Blog Posts | 0 comments

The Book Bin is proud to once again be selling books at this event. This lecture caps a month of programming built around this year’s Salem Reads selection, Outcasts United. Outcasts United is the real-life story of refugees seeking new lives set against the backdrop of a fading American town struggling to accommodate its new arrivals. Together, an inspiring group of refugees and a woman, who with tough love and fiery determination, changes an entire community for the better. For more information on the other Salem Reads events, please visit the Salem Public Library Foundation web...

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Independent Bookstore Day at The Salem Book Bin

Posted on Apr 14, 2017 in All Blog Posts | 0 comments

Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April. In addition to exclusive books and literary items that you can only get on that day there will also be authors, live music, scavenger hunts, kids events, crafts, readings, contests, and other fun stuff. This event will run all day, so bring your family and help us celebrate! A full list of events is available on our Facebook page. This event is free and open to all. Independent Bookstore Day Look at our complete events...

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The Book Bin Welcomes Novelist Zoey Leigh Peterson

Posted on Feb 17, 2017 in All Blog Posts, Author Signings | 0 comments

Zoey Leigh Peterson was born in England, grew up all over the United States, and now lives in Canada. Her fiction has appeared in The Walrus, EVENT, Grain, PRISM international, and has been anthologized in The Journey Prize Stories and Best Canadian Stories. She is the recipient of the Far Horizons Award for Short Fiction (The Malahat Review) and the Peter Hinchcliffe Fiction Award (The New Quarterly). Next Year, For Sure, is her first novel. This event is free and open to all. Zoey Leigth Peterson Look at our complete events calendar...

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The Last Friday Poetry Group Hosts Amalie Rush Hill

Posted on Feb 13, 2017 in All Blog Posts | 0 comments

When: Friday February 24th at 7pm Where: Salem Book Bin Amalie Rush Hill is a Salem writer and is the author of the Ambolaja speculative fiction series. She is currently at work on three volumes of poetry as well as the latest Ambolaja volume. This event is free and open to all. Amalie Rush Hill LFPG event Look at our complete events...

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Independent Book Store Day

Posted on Apr 1, 2016 in All Blog Posts, Author Signings | 0 comments

When: Saturday April 30th From 9am to 9pm Where: Book Bin Bookstores Full schedule at The Book Bin in Salem: (Stay tuned for the complete schedule of events in Corvallis!) 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Tea and coffee! Coloring contest starts! We’ll introduce the special releases! 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Scavenger hunt for the kids. Hunt the Golden Bookmark! 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Authors Carola Dunn and Bill Cameron talk about what it takes to write a mystery. They will read from their charming and suspenseful books. 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Our resident expert gives a tour of our Rare Book Room...

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