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Written by Miami Today on January 3, 2013
The Bookstore in the Grove book club comes together to read from "Empire Falls" by Richard Russo. The novel follows the story of Miles Roby in a fictional, small blue-collar town in Maine and the people, places, and the past surrounding him, as manager of the Empire Grill diner. 7:30 p.m. The Bookstore in the Grove, 3399 Virginia St., Coconut Grove. Free. Details: (305) 443-2855 or www.thebookstoreinthegrove.com.
"Young House Love: 243 Ways to Paint, Craft, Update & Show Your Home Some Love" by bloggers Sherry and John Petersik includes budget-friendly ideas for sprucing up a home. Whether an experienced decorator or a novice, on a tight budget or with money to spend, this book claims to benefit any homeowner or apartment dwellers. The book attempts to teach things such as spicing up plain old roller shades or using an Ikea table to create three distinct looks. 7:30 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Books & Books Press presents "Magnolia," Carolina García-Aguilera’s new novel. García-Aguilera is author of 10 novels and a licensed private investigator for the past twenty-five years; she has won awards for her books in the Lupe Solano mystery series. Her new novel "Magnolia" tells of Larson, a beautiful, twenty-two year old woman from a conservative, Catholic Minneapolis family, as she transforms herself into a high-priced escort for elite athletes. 7 p.m. Books & Books Miami Beach, 927 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 532-3222 or www.booksandbooks.com.