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Sat, 06/26/2010 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Village Books
1200 Eleventh Street
98225 Bellingham

Get your ROLLER DERBY fix with Pamela's GOING IN CIRCLES event at Village Books AND then at the movie, WHIP IT, just outside on the Village Green at dusk.  The Bellingham Roller Betties will be there too--so don't miss this awesome evening! 


Charlotte Goodman has had enough surprises. In fact, she reached her life's quotient when her husband of five months walked out on her, only to abruptly change his mind a few weeks later and move back in. Stung by a whiplash of grief, resentment, and confusion, Charlotte calls a time-out, taking a small apartment where she can figure out what "she" wants. Instead, the thought of making even the simplest choices triggers an anxiety attack. In order to get out of bed in the morning, she must concoct a to-do list for each day, The Plan, one with absolutely no surprises. As time goes on and she's running out of options, Charlotte's new friend Francesca--an impulsive, smartass co-worker--offers her salvation in the unlikeliest of places: the fast-paced, super-tough, bump-and-bruise-filled world of roller derby.

Sure, it's dangerous. Yeah, she could get hurt. But what's a little physical pain when healing your soul is at stake? The question is: whether she's on or off the track, will Charlotte be strong enough to stand on her own two feet?


Pamela Ribon's first novel, Why Girls are Weird, is based on her experiences with her hugely successful website A performer with an acting degree from the University of Texas at Austin, she is the creator of the underground comedy scandal "Call Us Crazy: The Anne Heche Monologues" and was showcased at the 2005 U.S. Comedy Arts Festival. Also a writer for stage, screen, and TV, her credits include the Emmy Award-winning Samantha Who?, which starred Christina Applegate.


Going in Circles By Pamela Ribon Cover Image
ISBN: 9781416503866
Availability: Not in-stock currently-usually arrives within 1-14 business days
Published: Gallery Books - April 20th, 2010