East Bay Events

Former San Francisco Giants catcher, and the holder of two World Championship rings, and two Gold Glove Awards, Bengie Molina shares his inspiring memoir, Molina: The Story of the Father Who Raised an Unlikely Baseball Dynsasty. Written with the emotional power of sports classics such as Field of Dreams and Friday Night Lights, Molina is a love story between a formidable but flawed father and a son who, in unearthing answers about his father's life, comes to understand his own.

 

$25.00
ISBN: 9781451641042
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 12th, 2015

Mark your Calendar! The next Bay Area Storytelling Festival will occur April 24-26, 2015
at the Orinda Community Center

Mark your Calendar! The next Bay Area Storytelling Festival will occur April 24-26, 2015
at the Orinda Community Center

Mark your Calendar! The next Bay Area Storytelling Festival will occur April 24-26, 2015
at the Orinda Community Center

Entrepreneur, blogger, speaker and author Jia Jiang shares Rejection Proof. After realizing his fear of rejection was a bigger obstacle than any single rejection would ever be, Jia Jiang launched his own "100 days of rejection" experiment. The result: steel-proof ways to handle rejection, and essential developments in confidence. Filled with great stories and valuable insight, Rejection Proof is a fun and thoughtful examination of how to overcome fear and dare to live more boldly.

 

$25.00
ISBN: 9780804141383
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harmony - April 14th, 2015

Edgar Award-nominated author Lyndsay Faye shares her latest boisterous and suspenseful historical thriller The Fatal Flame. Filled with beloved Gotham personalities as well as several new stars, The Fatal Flame masterfully recreates mid-19th-century New York as Copper Star Timothy Wilde races to understand cryptic messages that may be tied to an arsonist with an agenda.

$26.95
ISBN: 9780399169489
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - May 12th, 2015

The Big Yes Society Book Club presents award-winning professional speaker and author Allen Klein for a discussion of You Can't Ruin My Day: 52 Wake-Up Calls to Turn Any Situation Around. A self-proclaimed Jollytologist®, Allen's latest guide offers wisdom, good humor, and coping skills that improve the quality of life. 

 

By Allen Klein, Richard Carlson (Foreword by), Kristine Carlson (Foreword by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781632280220
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Published: Viva Editions - May 14th, 2015

Professor of English literature and a Pulitzer Prize-finalist Zachary Leader discusses the first volume in his definitive examination of acclaimed novelist Saul Bellow, The Life of Saul Bellow: To Fame and Fortune, 1915-1964. With Starrred Reviews from Booklist and Kirkus Reviews, Zachary's exhaustive research draws on unprecedented access to Bellow's papers, including much previously restricted material.

 

$40.00
ISBN: 9780307268839
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - May 5th, 2015

In celebration of Children's Book Week, bestselling authors Jory John and Mac Barnett are bringing their brand of mischief to Books Inc. Alameda with their delightful collaboration The Terrible Two!

By Mac Barnett, Jory John, Kevin Cornell (Illustrator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781419714917
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Amulet Books - January 13th, 2015

Bestselling author Steve Kettman discusses his new book Sandy Alderson: Baseball Maverick, How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets.

$26.00
ISBN: 9780802119988
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - April 7th, 2015

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