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1/27: Local Authors Night

1/27: Local Authors Night

On Friday, January 27 from 7-8 pm, join us for an evening of readings from four incredible local authors Alicia Elster, A.H. Kim, Janet Gilsdorf, and Laura Morrison!

2/4: Romance Trope Bingo!

2/4: Romance Trope Bingo!

Three members of the Greater Detroit Romance Writers group – D.A. Henneman, DK Marie, and Alana Oxford – host a hilarious game of Romance Trope Bingo at Booksweet!

2/5: AADL Washtenaw Reads Author Event – Kiley Reid

2/5: AADL Washtenaw Reads Author Event – Kiley Reid

The Ann Arbor District Library (AADL) hosts Kiley Reid, author of the 2023 Washtenaw Reads title Such a Fun Age for a talk, reading, and Q&A session on Sunday, February 5 at 4 pm. This event is FREE and open to the public.

2/7: The Trans Agenda: Sophie Labelle In Conversation with Petals Sandcastle

2/7: The Trans Agenda: Sophie Labelle In Conversation with Petals Sandcastle

Join us on Tuesday, February 7 at 7 pm at Booksweet (1729 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor) for The Trans Agenda: Sophie Labelle In Conversation with Petals Sandcastle. Tickets are $5 and Booksweet will donate 100% of the ticket proceeds to Stand With Trans, empowering and supporting trans youth and their loved ones.

2/17: Booksweet Book Dive -James Baldwin’s Go Tell It on the Mountain

2/17: Booksweet Book Dive -James Baldwin’s Go Tell It on the Mountain

While many undoubtedly know the name of this Pulitzer Prize winning author, exposure to James Baldwin’s work is often generational and geographic, as his work has been pulled from many US high school curriculums in the 21st century. This Booksweet Book Dive offers an opportunity to rectify what might be an important “missing piece” in your reading. For those familiar with Baldwin, this is an opportunity to revisit and celebrate his life and work.

3/10: Other Worlds – A Scifi/Fantasy Book Club

3/10: Other Worlds – A Scifi/Fantasy Book Club

For our Friday, March 10 gathering at 7 pm, we’ll be discussing Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories, a collection edited by Mahvesh Murad and Jared Shurin, featuring short stories by Neil Gaiman, Nnedi Okorafor, Amal El-Mohtar, and other amazing authors.