BOOKWORKS is located at 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, in Albuquerque's North Valley, north of Griegos, in the Shops on Rio Grande, next door to Flying Star.
HOURS: M-Sat: 9am-9pm; Sun: 9am-7pm
CONTACT: 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107 or 505-344-8139. Staff directory
KIMBERLEY GRIFFITHS LITTLE RETURNS WITH ROMANCE
November 21, 6pm: Popular young adult writer Kimberley Griffiths Little revisits Bookworks with a new romance, Forbidden, which takes place in the harsh, historical era of hardship in ancient Mesopotamia.
BUT MY FRIENDS CALL ME BURQUE
November 26, 7pm: Burqueno educator and poet Manuel Gonzales shares poetry from his new Swimming with Elephants Publications poetry collection, But My Friends Call Me Burque. Come give this hometown poet a warm welcome!
November 26: Get a $10 credit on your American Express card for purchases at Bookworks over $10, up to 3 times. Sign up at the Shop Small page
NOVEMBER 29 IS SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY AND INDIES FIRST
November 29, 9am-9pm: Bookworks celebrates Small Business Saturday with events in the store and authors working as part of the Indies First Campaign. Authors taking part include Hester Bass, Lisa Lenard Cook, Lynne Hinton, Daniel Abraham, and Benjamin Radford. More details here.
FIONA THE FUNKADELIC FRECKLE FAIRY
Small Business Saturday, November 29, 10:30 am: Albuquerque author Alayne Roche reads from her book Fiona the Funkadelic Freckle Fairy on a special Small Business Saturday story time! This book is all local, with a local author and local publisher. Free event for all families. Join us!
JEFFE KENNEDY AND DARYNDA JONES PRESENT NEW SUPERNATURAL ROMANCES
December 5, 7pm: Join New Mexico romance authors Jeffe Kennedy and Darynda Jones for a supernatural reading and the launches of their new books.
KINKY FRIEDMAN VISITS THE JCC
December 6, 7:30pm: Bookworks will be on hand to sell books for Kinky Friedman's engagement with the Jewish Community Center. Tickets are $36 at brownpapertickets.com. Proceeds benefit the JCC arts and culture fund.
FATHER RICHARD ROHR RETURNS TO BOOKWORKS
December 7, 1pm: Bookworks is pleased to host Franciscan writer and scholar Richard Rohr for a talk about his new book on St. Francis of Assisi, Eager to Love.
TERRY TEMPEST AND BROOKE WILLIAMS TALK ABOUT RECOVERED WORK OF TRANSCENDENTAL WRITER RICHARD JEFFRIES
December 13, 7pm: Bookworks, in collaboration with the Albuquerque Academy, host Terry Tempest Williams and Brooke Williams for the release of a recovered piece of literature, The Story of My Heart, by British writer Richard Jeffries. Event is free and open to the public. Book sales of all Terry's books and Brooke's works will be happening on site.
ALBUQUERQUE WRITER PUBLISHES DEBUT YOUNG ADULT NOVEL
January 15, 7pm: Maggie Hall, young adult writer from Albuquerque and former Bookworks employee, launches a new young adult novel just published from Random House, The Conspiracy of Us.
FIRE SEASON AUTHOR RECOUNTS FAMILY TRAGEDY IN NEW MEMOIR
February 19, 7pm: Silver City author Philip Connors visits Bookworks to talk about hew new memoir from W.W. Norton, All the Wrong Places, the follow-up to his award-winning book, Fire Season, and an exploration of the family tragedy that drove him to leaving a life in New York City for the fire towers of New Mexico.