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Upcoming Events

RiverRun is only an hour north of Boston, which means that we've become a literary hotspot for author tours. We host over 100 events a year, and feature authors at our store and in bigger off-site venues around town. We're proud to partner with The Music Hall, South Church, the Portsmouth Public Library, and other community leaders to bring interesting and important authors to seacoast New Hampshire.

If you can't make it to one of our many readings, order a signed copy! We can even get it personalized for you if you want.  And check out our Gallery page for photos from past events.


 The Boy Who Drew Monsters by Keith Donohue



Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Keith Donohue: The Boy Who Drew Monsters

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Stolen Child comes a hypnotic literary horror novel about a young boy trapped inside his own world, whose drawings blur the lines between fantasy and reality.

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The Wolf in Winter by John Connolly



Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 4:00 PM

Signing with John Connolly

One of our favorite people, author John Connolly, will be here signing books to celebrate the release of his new Charlie Parker thriller, The Wolf in Winter. Stop by and say hello, get a book signed, and ask John questions!

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PPLP’s Nancy Moore Hill Poetry Celebration  by



Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 11:00 AM

PPLP’s Nancy Moore Hill Poetry Celebration Nov. 5-9

Mark your calendars now for the PPLP’s Nancy Moore Hill Poetry Celebration during the week of November 5 through 9 at Café Espresso, BUOY, and South Church. 


Nationally known poets Cyrus Cassells, Stephen Kuusisto, and Mekeel McBride will headline the Portsmouth Poet Laureate’s Nancy Moore Hill Poetry Celebration, a week of poetry and arts events being held in Portsmouth and Kittery from November 5th through 9th. 

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The Christmas Morning Sneak by Al Walker



Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Release Party for The Christmas Morning Sneak

In this delightful rhyming tale, two brothers know they are supposed to stay in bed until Christmas morning, but they can't resist sneaking downstairs in the middle of the night. When they hear sleighbells outside, they rush back to bed. But will they make it in time? If Santa sees them awake, will they still get presents?

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