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December 2019





A Madness of Sunshine by Nalini Singh -- Adult Thriller -"From the author of the Guild Hunter and Psy-Changeling series, A Madness of Sunshine is one of the year's mustread thrillers. The once tight-knit community of Golden Cove, New Zealand is torn apart by the disappearance of a young runner. Investigating the case are a transplanted detective and one of Golden Cove's prodigal daughters — each of whom has a past and an insider's knowledge of the town's dark underbelly. This isn't the first disappearance in Golden Cove, but hopefully, it will be the last." 27.00 The Madness of Our Lives by Toni Morrison, -- Adult Memoir -- "We die," said Toni Morrison during her 1993 Nobel lecture. "That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives." Taking its name from this quote, The Measure of Our Lives collects the best quotes from across Morrison's body of work. If you're looking to end the year on an uplifting, energizing note, this is it." 18.00 Reputation by Sara Shephard-- Adult Thriller -"From Pretty Little Liars author Sara Shepard comes this new thriller about a college campus divided by an email leak affecting tens of thousands of people. With faculty, alumni, and current students and staff now able to sift through their friends' and colleagues' secrets and lies, Aldrich University is set abuzz with rumors. Then, one of the men most impacted by the leak is murdered, and his sister-in-law — an investigative journalist and native of the town — begins to investigate, hoping to catch the killer before they strike again." 16.00 Dead Girls Club by Damien Angelica Walters -- Adult Thriller-- "Thirty years ago, Heather was part of the Dead Girls Club — a group of girls who reveled in stories about serial killers, final girls, and murderous ghosts. Thirty years ago, Heather's friend Becca died because of the Club — because she believed so strongly in an urban legend called the Red Lady that she died to prove she was real. When a mysterious package draws Heather back to the events of that night, she knows two things: the Red Lady is real, and she — Heather — was the one who killed Becca." 26.99


Bad Brains-Black Dots 26.99 Vulfpeck- Beautiful Game, Gold Vinyl, 28.99 Funkadelic- Maggot Brains, Limited Edition Turquoise Vinyl, 25.99 Busy Signal- Parts of the Puzzle, 19.99 Steve Earl- Townes the Basics, Double LP 22.99 Who- Who, 180 Gram 25.99 Lee Scratch Perry- Heavy Rain, Silver Vinyl 26.99 Cradle of Filth- Cruelty and the Beast, White Vinyl 30.99 Devil Wears Pra- Act, 27.99 NAS- Lost Tapes 2, 29.99 Frank Zappa- Hot Rats, Translucent Pink Vinyl 29.99 Queens of the Stone Age- Lullabies to Paralyze, Double LP, 180 Gram, 32.99 Gang Star- One of the Best Yet, Double LP, 29.99 Mary J Blige- Herstory Vol 1, Double LP, 26.99 Soul Jazz Records- Space Funk, Afro-Futurist ElectroFunk in Space, 33.99 Juan MacLean- Future Will Come, Clear Vinyl 28.99 JPegmafia- All my Heroes are Cornballs, Double LP 21.99 Mogadisco- Dancing Mogadishu Somalia 1972-1995, 35.99 Fela Kuti- No Agreement, 26.99 Sufjan Stevens- Decalogue, 19.99 Pentatonix- Christmas Album, Double LP, 27.99

December 2019




Children of Virtue and Vengence -- Young Adult Fantasy -John Lee Hooker- If you Miss 'im, I Got 'im, 26.99 "The second novel in Tomi Adeyemi's Legacy of Orïsha Eric Chruch- The Outsiders, Red Vinyl, 25.99 Trilogy, Children of Virtue and Vengeance picks up Bjork- Medulla, 20.99 where Children of Blood and Bone left off. Zélie and Amari Etta James- Queen of Soul, 26.99 have restored the magic that left the world when the maji Daniel Caesar- Case Study 01,22.99 were massacred, but now they have a new and different problem — the ruling powers, who happen to be their greatest enemies, have had their magic restored, as well. Can Zélie and Amari find a way to unite the people against the state?" 19.99 Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen M. McManus -- Young Adult Thriller -- "Echo Ridge is small-town America. Ellery's never been there, but she's heard all about it. Her aunt went missing there at age seventeen. And only five years ago, a homecoming queen put the town on the map when she was killed. Now Ellery has to move there to live with a grandmother she barely knows. The town is picture-perfect, but it's hiding secrets. And before school even begins for Ellery, someone's declared open season on homecoming, promising to make it as dangerous as it was five years ago. Then, almost as if to prove it, another girl goes missing." 19.99


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Spiritualism Saturday: This event will feature two different local psychics, Margarette Webb and Yale Bowman. It was developed by Margarette Webb of Hermitic Healing and brings together like-minded members of the spiritual and magic community in Indianapolis. Each reader will provide affordable readings to attendees (between $10-$15). We'll also have art and collage supplies for those who'd like to make affirmations for themselves as a memento of their reading. December 21st, 11-4 PM.


Irvington Holiday Open House: This event will feature live jazz from The Tucker Brothers and a plethora of other Irvington businesses will also be participating First Friday December 6th, 6:30-9:30 PM. Winter Poetry ft Edie Roberts, Chelsea Tadeyeske, & Tasha Chopra: Touring poets and creative curators Chelsea Tadeyeske and Edie Roberts are dropping in for one night only as they head to the Cincinnati Art Book Fair. Come hear their confessional, tender poetry. Also featuring local poet Tasha Chopra. December 12th, 7-8:30 PM

Queery, Radical Queery Book Club: Featuring Christmas Days by Jeanette Winterson "For years Jeanette Winterson has loved writing a new story at Christmas time and here she brings together twelve of her brilliantly imaginative, funny and bold tales. For the Twelve Days of Christmas—a time of celebration, sharing, and giving— she offers these twelve plus one: a personal story of her own Christmas memories. These tales give the reader a portal into the spirit of the season, where time slows down and magic starts to happen. From trees with mysterious powers to a tinsel baby that talks, philosophical fairies to flying dogs, a haunted house and a disappearing train, Winterson's innovative stories encompass the childlike and spooky wonder of Christmas. Perfect for reading by the fire with loved ones, or while traveling home for the holidays. Enjoy the season of peace and goodwill, mystery, and a little bit of magic courtesy of one of our most fearless and accomplished writers."December 19th, 7-8:30 PM.


Modeled after Wendy's Subway, a not for profit reading room in NYC, Caliban will be providing education and resources for both creative writers (poets, fiction writers, memoirists, and zinesters) along with musicians. We'll begin with a "Lit Track" where subscribers will have access to the industrial copier, a 70/30 consignment rate for their books, and distribution around the city. We'll also be HEADS UP! adding a workshop series for poets and prose writers taught monthly by an Poets attack will be taking a brief alternating cast of local authors. Lastly, hiatus due to holidays falling on we'll have creative fellowships. These the typical dates and to help us beef out our 2020 line-up. Look out positions will allow fellows to utilize the for more poetry starting in January space for ticketed workshops or meet2020. ups (along with a bundle of other perks) in exchange for time working in the store or donating in-kind work like graphic design or other marketing/organizational help.

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December Release Reader  

This newsletter contains upcoming releases in both books and vinyl for December 2019. Remember, any orders you make with Irvington Vinyl & B...

December Release Reader  

This newsletter contains upcoming releases in both books and vinyl for December 2019. Remember, any orders you make with Irvington Vinyl & B...