Past Events

  • Tuesday, May 28 at 5:30 pm

    Join us in Essex on Tuesday, May 28th for Turning Pages Live!


    We will be discussingThe Women by Kristin Hannah with Mary of Star 92.9's Mike and Mary. Come prepared for spoilers -- we're going to talk about the whole book!  Light refreshments and fabulous reading recommendations will be provided. 
     

    You can join the Turning Pages with Mary Facebook group here....

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  • Wednesday, May 22 at 6:30 pm

    Food is medicine! Gain tools to create your personal culinary pharmacy and explore ways to maintain vibrant health through seasonal and life changes.

    Join us for an evening with author and holistic nutritionist Lisa Masé for a discussion her new book, The Culinary Pharmacy.  Exploring the healing power of food, Lisa weaves together three ancestral healing philosophies—Ayurveda, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), and the Mediterranean diet—with modern nutrition science to help you discover your ideal foods for vibrant health.  

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  • Sunday, May 19 at 2:00 pm

     

     

    Join our our booksellers in Rutland for Phoenix Fables, a fantasy book club.  May's selection is Legends & Lattes by Travis Baldree.  Grab your copy at the Rutland store or online, and come prepared for a lively discussion (including spoilers)!  

    “With generous helpings of friendship, found family, and slow-burn romance as sweet as Thimble’s cinnamon rolls, the tale...

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  • Thursday, May 16 at 5:00 pm

    Join us for the Downtown Rutland Sip & Shop! Sample food and beverages from Vermont producers while shopping in the heart of our historic downtown. Attendees will be able to meet up with friends at participating locations, support the local economy, and try some of the Green Mountain State's best beer, cider, spirits and more!

    Attendees can check in at 4:30pm. Tastings will begin at 5:00pm. At check in, pick up a map and bag and then visit all the participating locations at your leisure.

    Important information: You must be 21 or older to sample alcoholic beverages and present a...

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  • Sunday, May 12 at 2:00 pm

    Join us for an afternoon of poetry at Phoenix Books Rutland.  Come to read, come to listen, or come for both!  Those interested in reading can sign up at the door.

    This event is free and open to all.  Registration is requested.  Please sign up below.

    ABOUT OUR POET IN RESIDENCE:  Bianca Amira Zanella is a cis queer Vermont-based performance poet, artist, and advocate living on traditionally Abenaki land. She is the Poet-in-Residence at Phoenix Books Rutland, hosting an international monthly open mic. Her poems have most recently appeared in The Artful Mind,...

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  • Thursday, May 09 at 7:00 pm

     

    Join us on Zoom to read and/or to listen. Those interested in reading can sign up at the beginning of the meeting, via the Zoom Chat Box feature. 

    ABOUT THE EVENT HOST:  Bianca Amira Zanella is a cis queer Vermont-based performance poet, artist, and advocate living on traditionally Abenaki land. She is the Poet-in-Residence at Phoenix Books Rutland, hosting an international monthly open mic. Her poems have most recently appeared in The Artful Mind, The Rutland Herald, The Mountain Troubadour, and The Reverie. Their poem...

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  • Educator's Night at Phoenix Books Essex

    Tuesday, April 30 at 6:30 pm

    Calling all educators! 

    We are hosting an educator's night at Phoenix Books featuring Kate Messner and Rajani LaRocca, the authors of the first two books in a brand new young reader's series, The Kids in Mrs. Z's Class.  Kate and Rajani will be joined by William Alexander, Kekla Magoon, and Linda Urban, who are authors of future titles in this series. 

    Join us for a fabulous evening including:

    * The Power of Collaboration!  A...
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  • Monday, April 29 at 5:30 pm

    “Between the outrageous sexism and the bitter misfortune that thwart our heroine at every turn, this may not sound like a comic novel, but it is. Full of charm, energy and hope—and featuring a really great dog—it’s one to savor.” 
    People Magazine

    Join us in Essex on Monday, April 29th for Turning Pages Live!
    We will be discussing Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus with Mary of Star 92.9's Mike and Mary. Come prepared for spoilers -- we're going to talk about the whole book!  Light refreshments and fabulous reading...

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  • Sunday, April 28 at 3:00 pm

    Phoenix Books is honored to present an afternoon with Vermont author Joan Aleshire to celebrate the release of her debut novel, Belfield.

    “Beautifully written, meticulously rendered, Aleshire’s brilliant group portrait of the Peales—that fascinating family of American artists, collectors, and museum founders—has forever altered and deepened my sense of them and that time and place. Every page surprised and delighted me.”—Andrea Barrett, author of Ship Fever 

    Belfield is based on an incident in...

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  • Saturday, April 27 at 3:00 pm

    Please stop by Phoenix Books in Burlington on Indie Bookstore Day to meet author Christophe Bernard! He will joining us from 3-5pm on Saturday, April 27th to sign copies of his latest book, The Hollow Beast 

     

    "From rural Quebec, a sprawling, antic, alcohol-soaked family saga centered on a feud with the postman...full of slapstick and fresh, lively language and outlandishness...it's rollicking, inventive fun."—Kirkus Reviews

    Don Quixote meets Who Framed Roger Rabbit in this slapstick epic about destiny, family demons, and revenge.

    1911. A hockey game in Quebec's Gasp Peninsula. With...

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