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  • Vermont Wild Vol. 6

    Thursday, November 07 at 7:00 pm

    Join Megan Price for a book talk and storytelling to celebrate the sixth volume in the bestselling Vermont Wild series.

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Megan Price was born and raised in Vermont, worked as an award-winning journalist for many years and was elected to serve three terms in the Vermont House of Representatives. The books in her Vermont Wild series, chronicling game warden' zany encounters with lovesick moose, hungry bears, rioting raccoons, wily poachers and stubborn hunting dogs, are Vermont best-sellers.

    ABOUT THE VERMONT WILD BOOKS:  Whether confronting moose, rescuing raccoons, training reluctant tracking dogs or searching for clues to catch clever poachers, Price's true tales of our North Woods resonate with all ages, tourists as well as Vermont natives. The "Wild" books are taken to hunting camp, taught in middle and high schools to encourage children to read and write their own stories, read out loud in nursing homes and mailed world wide to those who love Vermont.

    ADMISSION:  Free and open to all.

  • The Drama of Celebrity

    Saturday, November 09 at 4:00 pm

    Join Sharon Marcus for a talk on her book, The Drama of Celebrity.

    ABOUT THE BOOK:  A bold new account of how celebrity works

    Why do so many people care so much about celebrities? Who decides who gets to be a star? What are the privileges and pleasures of fandom? Do celebrities ever deserve the outsized attention they receive?

    In this fascinating and deeply researched book, Sharon Marcus challenges everything you thought you knew about our obsession with fame. Icons are not merely famous for being famous; the media alone cannot make or break stars; fans are not simply passive dupes. Instead, journalists, the public, and celebrities themselves all compete, passionately and expertly, to shape the stories we tell about celebrities and fans. The result: a high-stakes drama as endless as it is unpredictable.

    Drawing on scrapbooks, personal diaries, and vintage fan mail, Marcus traces celebrity culture back to its nineteenth-century roots, when people the world over found themselves captivated by celebrity chefs, bad-boy poets, and actors such as the "divine" Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923), as famous in her...

  • The House That Santa Almost Missed

    Tuesday, November 19 at 7:00 pm

    Stay tuned for more info!

  • Monday, November 25 at (All day)

    We'd like to invite you to join us in person at Phoenix Books to enjoy doughnuts and a free cup of hot cider (while supplies last).  Cider Monday is a new tradition started a few years ago by lots of small businesses in New England, and it's our way of thanking you for choosing to shop indie and support a strong local economy.

  • All About Dinner book signing

    Saturday, December 07 at 2:00 pm to at 3:30 pm

    Check back for details!

  • Vermont Wild Vol. 6 book signing

    Sunday, December 08 at 1:00 pm to at 4:00 pm

    Check back for details!


Story Time at Phoenix Books

Enjoy timeless tales and new adventures with your little ones.  Each week, we'll choose a new picture book, a classic, or a staff favorite.  See you there!
Burlington: Saturdays at 11am (Want to double check on a particular date?  Call us at 802-448-3350.)
Essex:  Wednesdays at 10am and Saturdays at 11am (Call 802-872-7111 for more info.)
Rutland:  Saturdays at 11am  (Call 802-855-8078 for more info.)