As a one-time publicist and a forever fan of books and reading, I can’t speak highly enough about Blue Heron Books and the community it rallies around visiting authors who, truly, are treated like celebrities. It’s no exaggeration to say that as someone who has attended her fair share of readings, Blue Heron’s are among the most magical and engaging. —
A very compelling argument by Elaine de Blicquy for The Lizard Cage won over the panelists for the 2011 Uxbridge Reads contest.
Included is an excerpt of Elaine’s argument which may lead you to the same conclusion the panelists reached…this is the book you need to read.
Uxbridge “deserves” this book – not as a punishment, not in an ‘instructive, pedantic’ …”you must learn” way—but we deserve it because we are a passionate, caring reading community.
We are a community who follows our doctors to Ghana, who invites Vietnamese “Boat” people to make this town their home and who jump to the cause of helping a local merchant assist with humanitarian relief in his native land of Afghanistan. Continue reading
December Book Club
Seasonal Book Club Party - Talk books, buy books, steal books December 11th at Blue Heron Books 7:30pm
January Book Club
My Best Stories by Alice Munro Venue: Veronica's Place Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature