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LAWRENCE COATES at Books Inc. Mountain View

Multi-prize winning author Lawrence Coates discusses his latest work of fiction, The Goodbye House. In the aftermath of the early 2000s dot-com bust, the people of San Jose, California, face a changing landscape of lost dreams and careers gone awry. It s in this setting that Katherine Watson, a forty-seven-year-old event planner and mother of two, moves back into her childhood home with her teenage son, Carter. They live with her aging father, who is undergoing palliative care for prostate cancer.

$26.00
ISBN: 9780874179811
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Published: University of Nevada Press - September 2015

Abilities United 24th Annual Authors Luncheon at the Palo Alto Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel

authors luncheon

Saturday, November 7, 2015
10:30 am - 3 pm
Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel
4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto

The luncheon will feature four acclaimed authors who will discuss their books, share stories about their writing experiences, and offer insight into their inspiration. Since it began in 1991, each year the Abilities United Authors Luncheon has drawn more that 600 guests who have been entertained by some of the world's most renowned authors.

$28.00
ISBN: 9780385342940
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Published: Dial Press - June 9th, 2015

$27.95
ISBN: 9780307907929
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Published: Pantheon Books - September 15th, 2015

$19.99
ISBN: 9780439874021
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 24th, 2015

$28.99
ISBN: 9780062301239
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Published: Ecco Press - May 19th, 2015

Launch Party with SANDRA HINCHLIFFE at Books Inc. Mountain View

Home herbalist, autoimmune disease survivor, and a legal medical cannabis patient Sandra Hinchliffe celebrates the launch of The Cannabis Spa at Home: How to Make Marijuana-Infused Lotions, Massage Oils, Ointments, Bath Salts, Spa Nosh, and More.

$16.99
ISBN: 9781634502306
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Published: Skyhorse Publishing - October 20th, 2015

ADAM RUBIN and DANIEL SALMIERI at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Fans of the best-selling Dragons Love Tacos will devour Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri's newest story, a hilarious picture book about robots that magically transforms into a super shiny metal ROBO-BOOK.

By Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525428879
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Published: Dial Books - October 20th, 2015

Storytime at Books Inc. Mountain View

Join us for Story Time and a fun evening full of stories and activities! This week's theme celebrates the release of The Day the Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt with illustrations by Oliver Jeffers. (Ages 3-6)

By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399172755
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Published: Philomel Books - August 18th, 2015

SUSAN EDELMAN at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Board-certified psychiatrist Dr. Susan Edelman discusses her 2015 Grand Prize-winner of the Beverly Hills Book Award-winner, Be Your Own Brand of Sexy: A New Sexual Revolution for Women. Providing the tools to date on your own terms, enjoy the process, and find happiness, Be Your Own Brand of Sexy unlocks the mystery of why women don't get what they want from men and changes the dating game. 

 

$22.95
ISBN: 9781942343226
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Published: Options Press - February 14th, 2015

Game of Thrones Linguist DAVID J. PETERSON at Books Inc. Mountain View

The creator of languages for HBO's "Game of Thrones," Syfy's "Defiance" and "Dominion," the CW's "Star-Crossed," and "Thor: The Dark World," master language creator David J. Peterson discusses his creative guide to language construction, The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building.

$17.00
ISBN: 9780143126461
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Published: Penguin Books - September 29th, 2015

NOGA NIV at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Clinical psychologist Noga Niv shares her debut novel, Inside the Bubble. A captivating tale of high-tech and female friendship, Noga Niv takes us to Silicon Valley at the turn of the millennium, when the collapse of the dot-com bubble had produced thousands of new millionaires and left behind many frustrated contenders who'd hoped the gold rush would never end.

 

$18.00
ISBN: 9781941758045
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Published: Inkshares - May 19th, 2015

The San Mateo Library Presents JOSHUA DAVIS

The San Mateo Library presents contributing editor at Wired, and co-founder of EPIC magazine, Joshua Davis for a discussion of Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream.

$14.00
ISBN: 9780374534981
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - December 2nd, 2014

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