Northshire Bookstore announces virtual events program

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MANCHESTER — The Northshire Bookstore is taking its motto of building community one book at a time to heart in this time of pandemic.

Beginning Thursday, the Northshire Bookstore will host a virtual events program, Northshire Live, with a virtual weekly event each Thursday at 5 p.m. with weekly authors and guests via Zoom.

Full event information is available at

Northshire Live is a weekly virtual community gathering for book lovers.

Each Thursday Northshire event managers Rachel Person and Dafydd Wood will host a wide ranging conversation about books from their respective homes. Each week will feature one or more author guest stars who will read from and discuss a recent or forthcoming book.

These virtual events can be accessed at:

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Thursday, April 2 at 5 p.m.: Guest Author Steve Sheinkin

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Three time National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin, author of the Newbery Honor book Bomb will join in the conversation remotely to talk about his most recent book, Born to Fly and his current work in progress.

Thursday, April 9 at 5 p.m.: Guest Author Janice Shade

Janice Shade is the author of Moving Mountains: The Power of Main Street Americans to Change Our Economy. Her new book uses storytelling and humor to deliver a history and expose of the inequities of start-up capital markets, stories of women entrepreneurs' quests for capital, steps to align your spending and your values, and more.

Thursday, April 16 at 5 p.m.: Guest Author Julia Spencer-Fleming

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New York Times bestseller Julia Spencer-Fleming joins us just in time for the publication of the long-awaited ninth installment of her beloved Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne mystery series Hid from Our Eyes. This popular series is set in Washington County, New York.

Thursday, April 23 at 5 p.m.: Guest Authors TaraShea Nesbit and Kim Van Alkemade

Bestselling historical fiction writer TaraShea Nesbit author of The Wives of Los Alamos will discuss her highly anticipated new novel Beheld — the riveting story of a stranger's arrival in the fledgling colony of Plymouth, Massachusetts — and a crime that shakes the divided community to its core.

Kim Van Alkemade, the author of the riveting bestselling historical novels Orphan #8 and Bachelor Girl will discuss her work.

For more information on these or other events, e-mail, or visit the Northshire Bookstore website at


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