October 27, 2013

Book Briefs: Oct. 27, 2013

Book-launch parties planned

CHATEAUGAY — Award-winning novelist Carol Hoenig is celebrating the publication of her second novel, “Of Little Faith,” with two upcoming book launches.

The events are from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at Legends at the Comfort Inn, 411 Route 3 in Plattsburgh; and from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Chateaugay Town Hall Theater.

Refreshments will be served. The events are sponsored by Copa Da Vino.

The book is available for sale at the Corner-Stone Bookshop on Margaret Street in Plattsburgh.


Book Club to discuss ‘Poe Shadow’

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Institute Book Club will be discussing “The Poe Shadow,” by Matthew Pearl, at its next meeting, 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28.

The book is a fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe,

the mid-19th century master of mystery and the macabre.

The group concentrates on books about arts and letters. November’s selection will be “Shadow of the Wind” by Carlos Ruiz Zafon.

The group meets at 7 p.m. on the last Monday of each month at the Lake Placid Public Library, 2471 Main St., except in December and the summer. All are welcome.

For questions, call 523-3200.


Author to discuss book at club meeting

LAKE PLACID — The book club at the Bookstore Plus!, 2491 Main St., meets next at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5.

The group will discuss “The Roots of the Olive Tree” with the author, Courtney Miller Santo, via Skype.

The book club meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month. All are welcome to attend.

For more information, visit or call 523-2950.

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