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PATRICK N. HUNT at Books Inc. Palo Alto

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The Burlingame Library presents archeologist, historian, biographer, and National Geographic Expeditions expert Patrick Hunt for a discussion of his engaging biography, Hannibal

One of the greatest commanders of the ancient world brought vividly to life: Hannibal, the brilliant general who successfully crossed the Alps with his war elephants and brought Rome to its knees.

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$28.00
ISBN: 9781439102176
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 11th, 2017

MARK SHAW at Books Inc. Burlingame

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Mark Shaw discusses his demystifying guide for aspiring authors, How to Become a Published Author: Idea to Publication. Packed with practical advice for every writer who dreams of becoming published. and guaranteed to inspire, this reference book is the only guide you will ever need.

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$18.95
ISBN: 9781944887063
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Published: Mark Shaw - August 11th, 2016

CLAIRE McMILLAN at Books Inc. Palo Alto

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Claire McMillan shares her clever new novel, The NecklaceTwo generations of Quincy women--a bewitching Jazz Age beauty and a young lawyer--bound by a spectacular and mysterious Indian necklace.

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$26.00
ISBN: 9781501165047
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Published: Touchstone Books - July 4th, 2017

STEFANIA SHAFFER at Books Inc. Burlingame

Local author and educator Stefania Shaffer joins us in Burlingame to share the first book in her new middle grade series, Mischief. (Ages 8+)

Fifth grader Slater Hannigan wants to keep his big man on campus status. It does not matter that he glued the teacher’s chair cushion to her skirt last year—he gets away with everything because of his powerful mother who has secured his popularity by throwing him over-the-top Halloween Haunts.

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Sunday Storytime with ISABELLA MURPHY in Burlingame

Sunday Storytime presents special guest Isabella Murphy for a reading of her adorable debut picture book, From Dark to Light. Pumpker, a little boy pumpkin, desires nothing more than to be adopted by a family to make them happy. Planted as a slim white seed along with his sisters, Plumpalicious and Plumpilina, he finds his wish come true as he grows into a pumpkin. (Ages 4+)

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Sunday Storytime with JAMIE PURNELL in Burlingame

Sunday Storytime presents educator and award-winning singer-songwriter Jamie Burnell for a reading of his debut picture book, Proud Penguin!  Proud Penguin is a feel-good tale of a penguin whose spirits are lifted from building a new friendship with a seagull. The storybook comes with a download of the original song, and is made to delight and entertain families as they read and sing along. Sheet music also included! (Ages 4+)

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NOAM COHEN with JOHN MARKOFF at Books Inc. Mt. View

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Noam Cohen, former New York Times technology columnist, discusses his fascinating debut book, The Know-It-Alls: The Rise of Silicon Valley as a Political Powerhouse and Social Wrecking Ball. Noam will be in conversation with John Markoff, former technology reporter for The New York Times.

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$25.95
ISBN: 9781620972106
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Published: New Press - November 7th, 2017

PAUL McHUGH at Books Inc. Palo Alto

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Join us in Palo Alto for a spy-noir night with investigative journalist and award-winning author Paul McHugh sharing his new thriller, The Blind Pool. A Russian crime ring scores entry to the USA by joining thieves who use a Texas prison as their base. Agents seeking to investigate get betrayed by a mole in the FBI. Stakes reach life-or-death as the agents and their women are kidnapped by the gang.

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$17.95
ISBN: 9780998732077
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Published: Elkheart Books - August 1st, 2017

Back to School Storytime at Books Inc. Palo Alto

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Back to School storytime! Featuring readings of If You Take a Mouse to School, How to Get Your Teacher Ready, and more. Plus, themed activities and snacks! (Ages 3+)

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By Laura Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780060283285
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Published: HarperCollins - July 16th, 2002

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By Jean Reagan, Lee Wildish (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780553538250
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 4th, 2017

Launch Party with KATHERINE ROY at Books Inc. Mountain View

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Award-winning author and illustrator Katherine Roy joins us at Books Inc. in Mountain View for a Launch Party celebrating her imaginative new non-fiction book for kids, How to Be an Elephant. (Ages 7+)

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$18.99
ISBN: 9781626721784
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: David Macaulay Studio Roaring Brook Press - September 19th, 2017

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