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RANDY L. SCHMIDT at Books Inc. in The Castro

Biographer, editor, creative consultant, and the acclaimed bestselling author of Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter, Randy L. Schmidt discusses Judy Garland on Judy Garland: Interviews and Encounters. Collecting and presenting the most important Garland interviews and encounters that took place between 1935 and 1969, this collection finally reveals Judy Garland's story in her own years, forty-five years after her death. In addition to Randy's discussion, this event will feature a slideshow.

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By Randy L. Schmidt (Editor)
$28.95
ISBN: 9781613749456
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Published: Chicago Review Press - September 2014

"The Sexy Librarian" ROSE CARAWAY w/MALIN JAMES & EVA RACHEL at Books Inc. in The Castro

Fondly known as "The Sexy Librarian," the voice behind the hit show "The Kiss Me Quick's" Erotica Podcast, as well as "The Sexy Librarian's Blog-cast," native Northern California writer, editor, and audio book producer Rose Caraway shares her carefully curated collection of lusty literary stories with the anthology, The Sexy Librarian's Big Book of Erotica. This voracious volume is simply bursting at the binding with amorous archives and bibliophilic bliss and is a veritable dictionary of desires!

Joining Rose for this sizzling evening is contributor Malin James, and Cleis Press alum and author Eva Rachel!

 

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By Rose Caraway (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781627780650
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Published: Cleis Press - August 12th, 2014

ALEV LYTLE CROUTIER at Books Inc. Opera Plaza

Twice-named San Francisco Main Library Author Laureate, member of Women Writers of the Bay Area, founder of the publishing company Mercury House, and the author of three criticially acclaimed novels, local author Alev Lytle Croutier celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary edition of her worldwide bestseller, Harem: The World Behind the Veil. A fascinating illustrated history of one of the strangest, and cruelest, cultural institutions ever devised, this special edition includes a new introduction by the author.

 

 

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$29.95
ISBN: 9780789212061
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Published: Abbeville Press - September 30th, 2014

KIMBERLEY HASSELBRINK at Books Inc. in The Castro

A 2013 Finalist for the Saveur "Best Food Blogs Awards," and with work regularly appearing on bonappetit.com, food photographer, writer, and creator of the acclaimed site "The Year in Food," Kimberley Hasselbrink shares her inspiring cookbook, Vibrant Food: Celebrating the Ingredients, Recipes, and Colors of Each Season. Thinking about produce in terms of color has reinvigorated Hasselbrink's relationship with food, and in this collection of recipes, she employs color, flavor, and texture to build gorgeous yet unfussy dishes.

Vibrant Food: Celebrating the Ingredients, Recipes, and Colors of Each Season Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781607745419
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Published: Ten Speed Press - June 17th, 2014

NYMBC Presents GRETCHEN MCNEIL, ANNA CAREY & CATHERINE LINKA at Books Inc. Opera Plaza

Not Your Mother’s Book Club™ presents a Night of Mysteries & Missing Memories

Acclaimed author and founding member of the vlog group the YA Rebels, Gretchen McNeil, shares her latest witty and suspenseful novel about four disparate girls who join forces to take revenge on high school bullies, Get Even. Author of the Eve trilogy, Anna Carey, shares her latest pulse-pounding contemporary thriller Blackbird. Hailed as "tense, taut, and deliciously disorienting” by New York Times-bestselling author of The 100, Kass Morgan, Anna’s latest is the breathless story of a girl racing to figure out who she is--and how to stay alive. And Catherine Linka shares her gripping debut novel, A Girl Called Fearless; after a synthetic hormone in beef kils fifty million American women, seventeen-year-old Avie struggles for a normal life in a world where teenage girls are a valuable commodity, but when her father contracts her to marry a rich, older man, Avie decides to run away with her childhood friend and revolutionary, Yates.

Get Even (Don't Get Mad) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062260857
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 16th, 2014

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ISBN: 9780062299734
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Published: HarperTeen - September 16th, 2014

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A Girl Called Fearless: A Novel (The Girl Called Fearless Series #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250039293
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 6th, 2014

MADISON YOUNG at Books Inc. in The Castro

The "Sexpert Next Door," artist, sexual educator and revolutionary, international lecturer on the topics of sexuality, feminism and pornography, and kink around the world, and founder of Femina Potens Art Gallery, a nonprofit art gallery and performance space that serves the LGBTQ and Kink communities, Madison Young shares her memoir, Daddy. From the relationship with her biological father to "leather daddies" of the adult and BDSM communities, Daddy explores Young's interwoven relationships with each of them and the sex positive values that she teaches.

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By Madison Young, Annie Sprinkle (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9780985490287
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Published: Rare Bird Books, a Barnacle Book - February 25th, 2014

BILL OETINGER at Books Inc. in The Marina

Ride Director and Newsletter Editor for the Santa Rosa Cycling Club, one of the larger bike clubs in California, Chair or Co-chair of the prestigious Terrible Two Double Century one-day cycling challenge since 1992, and with 200,000+ cycling miles logged, Bill Oetinger shares 75 Classic Rides Northern California: The Best Road-Biking Routes. An accessible, friendly, and fun guide, Bill’s expert advice highlights truly classic rides rated from easy to epic, and is an essential guide for novice and expert cyclists alike.     

 

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$24.95
ISBN: 9781594857843
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Published: Mountaineers Books - April 2014

ROB ROSEN, XAVIER AXELSON, DALE CHASE & BRENT ARCHER at Books Inc. in The Castro

With short stories appearing in over two-hundred anthologies and counting, winner of the 2010 TLA Gaybies for Best Gay Fiction for Divas Las Vegas, and twice nominated for the Lambda Literary Award, local author and editor Rob Rosen shares the anthology Men of the Manor. A gathering of the hottest stories of romance and sex between wealthy aristocrats and the hard-working estate staff, this collection is “Downtown Abbey” meets “Upstairs Downstairs” and is sure to make the vicar blush. Joining Rob for this saucy evening are Men of the Manor contributors Xavier Axelson, Dale Chase, and Brent Archer.

 


 

Men of the Manor: Erotic Encounters Between Upstairs Lords and Downstairs Lads Cover Image
By Rob Rosen (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781627780667
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Published: Cleis Press - October 7th, 2014

The Marines' Memorial Club presents GENERAL TONY ZINNI

The Marines' Memorial Club presents General Tony Zinni, author of Before the First Shots Are Fired: How America Can Win or Lose Off the Battlefield.

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ISBN: 9781137279385
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 2nd, 2014

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