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The Crossings Book Club — February Meeting

Our next meeting is Tuesday, February 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Crossings clubhouse (the Walnut Country HOA Clubhouse, 44965 S Larwin Ave, Concord, CA 94521). We’ll be discussing The Billionaire’s Vinegar: The Mystery of the World’s Most Expensive Bottle … Continue reading

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New Store Hours — Starting January 11

Beginning next week, we will be closed on Mondays, to catch up with various projects, both for the shop and personal. This is planned to be temporary, but without a definite ending date. Otherwise daily hours stay the same. New … Continue reading

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The Crossings Book Club — January Meeting

January’s book is My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey, by Jill Bolte. “Jill Bolte Taylor was a 37-year-old Harvard-trained and published brain scientist when a blood vessel exploded in her brain.  Through the eyes of a curious neuroanatomist, … Continue reading

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The Crossings Book Club — December Meeting

Our next meeting is Tuesday, December 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Crossings clubhouse. (The Walnut Country HOA Clubhouse (44965 S Larwin Ave, Concord, CA 94521). We’ll be discussing Jason Matthew’s spy thriller Red Sparrow. “In present-day Russia, ruled by … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Write-Ins

What is NaNoWriMo? Short answer, from their website: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November … Continue reading

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The Crossings Book Club — October Meeting

Our next meeting is Tuesday, October 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Crossings clubhouse. (The Walnut Country HOA Clubhouse (44965 S Larwin Ave, Concord, CA 94521). We’ll be discussing Melanie Benjamin’s novel The Aviator’s Wife, based on the life of … Continue reading

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The Crossings Book Club — August Meeting

Our next meeting is Tuesday, August 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Crossings clubhouse. (The Walnut Country HOA Clubhouse (44965 S Larwin Ave, Concord, CA 94521). We’ll be discussing I Am Pilgrim, a thriller by former journalist and screenwriter Terry … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

We will be CLOSED Saturday, July 4 through Tuesday, July 7.

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The Crossings Book Club — July Meeting

Our next meeting is Tuesday, July 14. We’ll be discussing The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick. Set in 1962, it presents an alternate history in which the Allies lost World War II and the United States … Continue reading

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The Crossings Book Club — June Meeting

Our next meeting is Tuesday, June 16, to discuss The Martian, by Andy Weir. An astronaut is presumed dead and left behind on an expedition to Mars. “Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills—and a relentless, dogged refusal to quit—he … Continue reading

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