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ELIZABETH PERCER & HOLLY BROWN at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Three-time Pushcart Prize nominee Elizabeth Percer discusses her unforgettable new work of ficiton, All Stories Are Love Stories. In this thoughtful, mesmerizing tale with echoes of Station Eleven, the author of An Uncommon Education follows a group of survivors thrown together in the aftermath of two major earthquakes that strike San Francisco within an hour of each other an achingly beautiful and lyrical novel about the power of nature, the resilience of the human spirit, and the enduring strength of love.

All Stories Are Love Stories: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Harper - March 22nd, 2016

A Necessary End: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 8th, 2016

LISA KOTIN at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Writer, director, actor, and performance artist Lisa Kotin shares her unabashed and hilarious memoir, My Confection: Odyssey of a Sugar Addict. Original and surprisingly affecting, this portrait of a sugar addict has nothing to do with losing weight or getting fit but rather with coming out of the (sugar) closet, finding allies who understand, and learning how to live healthfully, in spite of her compulsion.
 

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Published: Beacon Press - January 5th, 2016

APRIL CHU, ESTHER EHRLICH, ELLERY KANE, & KATE SCHATZ at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Join Books Inc. in Palo Alto for a fun-filled evening celebrating children's books! Authors & illustrators include: April Chu, illustrator of the beautiful books In a Village by the Sea and Ada Lovelace and the Thinking Machine; Esther Ehrlich, author of the unforgettable middle reader Nest; Ellery A.

In a Village by the Sea Cover Image
By Muon Van, April Chu (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781939547156
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Published: Creston Books - May 12th, 2015

ADA Byron Lovelace & the Thinking Machine Cover Image
By Laurie Wallmark, April Chu (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781939547200
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Published: Creston Books - October 13th, 2015

Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! (City Lights/Sister Spit) Cover Image
By Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780872866836
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Published: City Lights Books - April 7th, 2015

Nest Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385386104
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Published: Yearling - February 16th, 2016

Legacy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781452520407
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Published: Balboa Press - September 5th, 2014

Prophecy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781457538834
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Published: Dog Ear Publishing - May 29th, 2015

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Published: Dog Ear Publishing - January 11th, 2016

SHE WRITES PRESS Author Panel at Books Inc. Palo Alto

She Writes Press and Books Inc. in Palo Alto proudly present an evening featuring fabulous fiction and unforgettable true stories with an author panel of local authors! Panelists include: Diana Y.

Things Unsaid Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631528125
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Published: She Writes Press - October 13th, 2015

Murder Under the Bridge: A Palestine Mystery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631529603
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Published: She Writes Press - November 3rd, 2015

Don't Leave Yet: How My Mother's Alzheimer's Opened My Heart Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631529528
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Published: She Writes Press - April 21st, 2015

The Coconut Latitudes: Secrets, Storms, and Survival in the Caribbean Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631529016
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Published: She Writes Press - September 16th, 2014

The Thriver's Edge: Seven Keys to Transform the Way You Live, Love, and Lead Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631529801
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Published: She Writes Press - May 5th, 2015

Saturday Storytime with NORA ERICSON at Books Inc. Mountain View

Join Books Inc. in Mountain View for a special Saturday Storytime with Nora Ericson reading from her adorable picture book, Dill & Bizzy: An Odd Duck and a Strange Bird!

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By Nora Ericson, Lisa Ericson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062304520
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Published: HarperCollins - January 26th, 2016

Watermark Presents PADMA LAKSHMI

A Watermark Special Event

Join us as Padma Lakshmi, host of the Emmy Award-winning, top-rated Bravo series Top Chef, shares passages from her vivid memoir of food and family, survival and triumph. Love, Loss, and What We Ate traces the arc of her unlikely path from an immigrant childhood to a complicated life in front of the camera. Her book has been described as a tantalizing blend of Ruth Reichl’s Tender at the Bone and Nora Ephron's Heartburn.

Love, Loss, and What We Ate: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062202611
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Published: Ecco - March 8th, 2016

MARC GOODMAN at Books Inc. Mountain View

Founder of the Future Crimes Institute and the Chair for Policy, Law, and Ethics at Silicon Valley's Singularity University, Marc Goodman discusses his New York Times and Wall Street Journal-bestseller, Future Crimes: Inside the Digital Underground and the Battle for Our Connected World.

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ISBN: 9780804171458
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Published: Anchor - January 12th, 2016

T.T. MONDAY at Books Inc. Mountain View

Local author T.T. Monday shares his latest thriller, Double Switch. Called "a rocket ride of a sports mystery with a wicked curve ball on every smoothly written page" by #1 New York Times-bestselling author David Baldacci, Double Switch follows major league pitcher and moonlighting private investigator Johnny Adcock as he faces off against a ring of ruthless South American smugglers and a mysterious, sexy assassin known only as La Loba.

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Published: Doubleday - March 1st, 2016

NATHAN PERL-ROSENTHAL at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Assistant Professor of Early American and Atlantic History at USC, Nathan Perl-Rosenthal discusses Citizen Sailors: Becoming American in the Age of Revolution. After 1776, Americans struggled to gain recognition of their new republic and their rights as citizens. None had to fight harder than the nation's seamen, whose labor took them deep into the Atlantic world. Nathan Perl-Rosenthal tells the story of how their efforts created the first national, racially inclusive model of U.S. citizenship.

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ISBN: 9780674286153
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Published: Belknap Press - October 12th, 2015

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