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Upcoming Events
May 19; 10:00am | Gaithersburg Book Festival

Since its inception in 2010, the Gaithersburg Book Festival has quickly become one of the nation’s top literary events, attracting hundreds of award-winning and best-selling authors, poets and songwriters from across the country to its quaint, park-like setting in the heart of Olde Towne Gaithersburg. For more information and a lineup of authors, visit http://gaithersburgbookfestival Read More...

May 03; 7:00pm | Meredith Goldstein at Howard County Library

Meredith Goldstein discusses her new book, Can't Help Myself: Lessons and Confessions From A Modern Advice Columnist

Every day thousands of readers look to Meredith's advice column,Love Letters, for wisdom on all matters of the heart: how to cope with dating fatigue and infidelity, work romances, tired marriages, true love, and true loss. In Read More...

May 20; 2:00pm | Madeline Miller: Circe

We are delighted to welcome New York Times bestselling author Madeline Miller to Books With A Past! If you like mythological retellings, complex female leads, and some literally epic comeuppance, Circe is for you. A retelling of the Odyssey from the perspective of witch and Titan Circe, this novel deals with some of the darker themes of Homer's saga. Join us for a discussion, Q&A, and s Read More...

May 01; 6:00pm | A Court of Frost and Starlight Release Party

If you've perused our staff picks, you know that we're crazy for Sarah J. Maas. So we are PUMPED to host a release party for the much-anticipated new installment in the A Court of Thorns and Roses series, A Court of Frost and Starlight. Get ready to:

Defend your ACOTAR trivia knowledge
Defend your ship
Celebrate Feyre's birthday (there will be cake!)

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