ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Bookworks will celebrate its 30th anniversary and Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, May 2, with author events and special promotions.
At 10:30 a.m. Carolyn Meyer will talk about her new young adult book, “Diary of a Waitress,” the first-person story of Harvey Girl Kitty Evans and her fellow waitresses Cordelia and Emmy.
At 3 p.m. Corrales author David Thurlo reads from his new book, “Grave Consequences,” written with his late wife, Aimée Thurlo, a new Charlie Henry mystery, and signs books. Henry, a former Special Forces operative and newly minted pawnbroker, thinks he’s finally turned a corner toward the calm, quiet life he’s always wanted until a beautiful family heirloom enters his life and pawnshop.
At 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, James Anderson will sign “The Never Open Desert Diner.” In it, protagonist Ben Jones is on the verge of losing his small trucking company. A single, 38-year-old driver, Ben’s route takes him back and forth across one of the most desolate and beautiful regions of the Utah desert.
Bookworks is at 4022 Rio Grande NW.