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Jayne Jones and Alicia Long will have an informal chat and sign their novel “Capitol Hell” at noon Wednesday, June 19 at Barnes & Noble in Coronado Shopping Center.
Both Jones and Long are former Capitol Hill staffers.

POETRY TODAY: The Duende Poetry Series will host poets Andrea J. Serrano and John Macker at 3 today. Snacks and drinks will be provided and wine and books will be for sale.
Serrano, an Albuquerque native, has been writing and performing poetry since 1994 and has been published in “Malpais Review,” “The Mas Tequila Review,” and the “BSP Anthology of Xican @ Literatures.” Macker’s new book is “Las Montanas de Santa Fe.”
The event will be at Anasazi Fields Winery in Placitas. For more information call Jim Fish at 867-3062.

NEW BOOK: Casey Jones is the author of “And the Angel Rocked Me, Memoir of a Multiple Personality,” published by Tate Publishing. She will be signing her book from noon-2 p.m. Saturday, June 22 at the Santa Fe Hastings Store, 542 N. Guadalupe St., and from 3-5 p.m. at the Rio Rancho Hastings Store, 1630 Rio Rancho Drive. Jones said four producers are asking for movie rights to her book.

AT TREASURE HOUSE: Monika Ghattas will discuss and sign her book “Los Arabes of New Mexico: Compadres from a Distant Land” from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, June 22 at Treasure House Books & Gifts, 2012 South Plaza NW in Old Town. It is a look at the Arabic-speaking immigrants who began finding the New Mexico Territory in the late 19th century.

BOOK AWARD: Don Bullis’s epic collection of more than 1,500 biographical sketches of people who were part of New Mexico’s history, “New Mexico Historical Biographies,” has won the 2013 Eric Hoffer Book Award for Best Reference Book. The book received a special grant from the New Mexico Centennial Office in 2011 and received the New Mexico & Arizona Book Award for Best Reference Book.

AT BOOKWORKS: Rosemay Zibart will sign her book “Forced Journey” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 19. It is about Werner, who struggles to make a home in the United States after escaping Nazi-controlled Germany. It is the second in a series title “Far and Away,” which features young people displaced and relocated between 1939-1945.
At 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20 Jessie Oleson Moore will talk about her book “The Secret Lives of Baked Goods,” a history behind America’s most popular and nostalgic desserts.
Denise Kiernan, the author of “The Girls of Atomic City,” will sign her book at 7 p.m. Friday, June 21. Bookworks will host her at the National Atomic Museum, 601 Eubank NE. It is the story of the unsung World War II workers in Oak Ridge, Tenn., one of the Manhattan Project’s secret sites.
Local author Kimberly Griffins Little will be at Bookworks at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 22 with her book “When the Butterflies Came.” It is a mystery for young adults that begins to unfold after the death of the main character’s grandmother.
At 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22 Deborah Madison talks about her cookbook “Vegetable Literacy” with food served from the recipes of the book. The event, hosted by Bookworks, will be at the Farm & Table restaurant, 8917 Fourth NW. Tickets are $60 and the event will be limited to 25 people. They are available at the bookstore or at www.bkwrks.com.
Bookworks is at 4022 Rio Grande NW.

IN SANTA FE: Award-winning santera and Santa Fe native Marie Romero Cash will read from and sign her book “Treasure Among the Shadows” at 6 p.m. Monday, June 17 at Collected Works Bookstore and Coffeehouse. In the book, a woman is strangled and shot. Forensic psychologist Jemimah Hodge is on the case, as is her new boyfriend, Sheriff Rick Romero.
Also at that time, Christine Barber will be at Collected Works with her book “When the Devil Doesn’t Show: A Mystery.” She is the author of “The Replacement Child,” which won the Tony Hillerman Prize and was named a New York Times Notable Crime Novel. She lives in Albuquerque.
At 6 p.m. Thursday, June 20 Peter Goin and Lucy R. Lippard will read from and sign their book “Time and Time Again: History, Rephotography and Preservation in the Chaco World.” Goin is an internationally renowned photographer and Foundation Professor of Art at the University of Nevada, Reno. Lippard is the author of 20 books on art and cultural criticism.
Sophie Cabot Black will read from and sign her poetry book “The Exchange” at 6 p.m. Friday, June 21.
Collected Works is at 202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe.

AT ALAMOSA BOOKS: Fantasy author Janie Lee Simner will be at Alamosa Books celebrating the Summer Solstice with her latest novel, “Faerie After,” at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 21. She has written three books of the “Bones of Faerie” trilogy — “Bones of Faerie,” “Faerie Winter” and “Faerie After.” The bookstore is at the northwest corner of Paseo del Norte and Ventura NE.

Jayne Jones and Alicia Long will have an informal chat and sign their novel “Capitol Hell” at noon Wednesday, June 19 at Barnes & Noble in Coronado Shopping Center.

Both Jones and Long are former Capitol Hill staffers.

POETRY TODAY: The Duende Poetry Series will host poets Andrea J. Serrano and John Macker at 3 today. Snacks and drinks will be provided and wine and books will be for sale.

Serrano, an Albuquerque native, has been writing and performing poetry since 1994 and has been published in “Malpais Review,” “The Mas Tequila Review,” and the “BSP Anthology of Xican @ Literatures.” Macker’s new book is “Las Montanas de Santa Fe.”

The event will be at Anasazi Fields Winery in Placitas. For more information call Jim Fish at 867-3062.

NEW BOOK: Casey Jones is the author of “And the Angel Rocked Me, Memoir of a Multiple Personality,” published by Tate Publishing. She will be signing her book from noon-2 p.m. Saturday, June 22 at the Santa Fe Hastings Store, 542 N. Guadalupe St., and from 3-5 p.m. at the Rio Rancho Hastings Store, 1630 Rio Rancho Drive. Jones said four producers are asking for movie rights to her book.

AT TREASURE HOUSE: Monika Ghattas will discuss and sign her book “Los Arabes of New Mexico: Compadres from a Distant Land” from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, June 22 at Treasure House Books & Gifts, 2012 South Plaza NW in Old Town. It is a look at the Arabic-speaking immigrants who began finding the New Mexico Territory in the late 19th century.

BOOK AWARD: Don Bullis’s epic collection of more than 1,500 biographical sketches of people who were part of New Mexico’s history, “New Mexico Historical Biographies,” has won the 2013 Eric Hoffer Book Award for Best Reference Book. The book received a special grant from the New Mexico Centennial Office in 2011 and received the New Mexico & Arizona Book Award for Best Reference Book.

AT BOOKWORKS: Rosemay Zibart will sign her book “Forced Journey” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 19. It is about Werner, who struggles to make a home in the United States after escaping Nazi-controlled Germany. It is the second in a series title “Far and Away,” which features young people displaced and relocated between 1939-1945.

At 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20 Jessie Oleson Moore will talk about her book “The Secret Lives of Baked Goods,” a history behind America’s most popular and nostalgic desserts.

Denise Kiernan, the author of “The Girls of Atomic City,” will sign her book at 7 p.m. Friday, June 21. Bookworks will host her at the National Atomic Museum, 601 Eubank NE. It is the story of the unsung World War II workers in Oak Ridge, Tenn., one of the Manhattan Project’s secret sites.

Local author Kimberly Griffins Little will be at Bookworks at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 22 with her book “When the Butterflies Came.” It is a mystery for young adults that begins to unfold after the death of the main character’s grandmother.

At 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22 Deborah Madison talks about her cookbook “Vegetable Literacy” with food served from the recipes of the book. The event, hosted by Bookworks, will be at the Farm & Table restaurant, 8917 Fourth NW. Tickets are $60 and the event will be limited to 25 people. They are available at the bookstore or at www.bkwrks.com.

Bookworks is at 4022 Rio Grande NW.

IN SANTA FE: Award-winning santera and Santa Fe native Marie Romero Cash will read from and sign her book “Treasure Among the Shadows” at 6 p.m. Monday, June 17 at Collected Works Bookstore and Coffeehouse. In the book, a woman is strangled and shot. Forensic psychologist Jemimah Hodge is on the case, as is her new boyfriend, Sheriff Rick Romero.

Also at that time, Christine Barber will be at Collected Works with her book “When the Devil Doesn’t Show: A Mystery.” She is the author of “The Replacement Child,” which won the Tony Hillerman Prize and was named a New York Times Notable Crime Novel. She lives in Albuquerque.

At 6 p.m. Thursday, June 20 Peter Goin and Lucy R. Lippard will read from and sign their book “Time and Time Again: History, Rephotography and Preservation in the Chaco World.” Goin is an internationally renowned photographer and Foundation Professor of Art at the University of Nevada, Reno. Lippard is the author of 20 books on art and cultural criticism.

Sophie Cabot Black will read from and sign her poetry book “The Exchange” at 6 p.m. Friday, June 21.

Collected Works is at 202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe.

AT ALAMOSA BOOKS: Fantasy author Janie Lee Simner will be at Alamosa Books celebrating the Summer Solstice with her latest novel, “Faerie After,” at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 21. She has written three books of the “Bones of Faerie” trilogy — “Bones of Faerie,” “Faerie Winter” and “Faerie After.” The bookstore is at the northwest corner of Paseo del Norte and Ventura NE.

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