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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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New York Times Bestselling Author Colleen Houck Comes to Book Bin East

Posted on Jul 18, 2015 in All Blog Posts | 0 comments

New York mTimes Bestselling author Colleen Houck returns to Book Bin East on Tuesday April 11th at 7pm. Known for her remarkable Tigers Curse series,  Colleen  brings with her her newest book from a new series titled Reawakened.  Reawakened brings us to Egypt where teen Lilliana Young faces a reawakened mummy.  A handsome mummy turned sun God.  Come join us on Tuesday August 11th at 7pm to hear Colleen read from her fascinating new book. Reawakened by Colleen Houck Look at our complete events calendar  ...

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“March” by Nate Powell

Posted on Mar 13, 2014 in All Blog Posts | 0 comments

I’ve been a fan of Nate Powell for a long time. I first encountered his work more than a decade ago when I worked as an assistant editor at Dark Horse Comics. Nate sent in samples of his work to see if we’d publish him, and I championed his intense, beautifully-drawn comics. Nothing came of that, unfortunately, but it didn’t seem to hurt Nate too badly. He went on to receive a grant from Shakespeare and company Books to self-publish his first comics series, Walkie-Talkie. Tiny Giants and the Ignatz-Award-winning Swallow Me Whole came followed from Soft Skull Press and Top...

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