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Saturday Storytime with DOREEN CRONIN at Books Inc. Burlingame

Saturday Storytime very proudly presents New York Times-bestselling author Doreen Cronin in celebration of her modern fairy tale. Bloom! A glass kingdom is no place for a Mud Fairy. Bloom and her mud fairy magic might be able to turn weeds into flowers and spin sand into glass, but the people of the kingdom ceaselessly complain about the trails of dirt and puddles of mud that seem to follow her every step, and finally they cast her out.

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By Doreen Cronin, David Small (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781442406209
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - February 9th, 2016

Here Comes Valentine Cat Storytime at Books Inc. Mountain View!

Join Auntie Dori for a special Saturday storytime in celebration of the latest book in Deborah Underwood's adorable picture book series, Here Comes Valentine Cat! Cat does NOT like Valentine's Day. It's much too mushy, and no way is he making anyone a valentine especially not his new neighbor, Dog. Dog refuses to respect the fence: He keeps tossing over old bones and hitting Cat in the head! But just as Cat s about to send Dog an angry "valentine" telling him exactly what he can do with his bones, Dog throws a "ball" over the fence.

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By Deborah Underwood, Claudia Rueda (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780525429159
Availability: In Stock Now - Click Title to See Store Inventory. Books must show IN STOCK at your desired location for same day pick-up.
Published: Dial Books - December 22nd, 2015

TERRY SHAMES & SUSAN SHEA at Books Inc. Mountain View

Join Books Inc. in Mountain View for a night of thrills and chills with local authors Terry Shames celebrating the release book number five in the gripping Samuel Craddock Mystery series, The Necessary Murder of Nonie Blake; and critically acclaimed author Susan C. Shea sharing her the latest installment in the bestselling Dani O'Rourke series, Mixed Up with Murder.

The Necessary Murder of Nonie Blake: A Samuel Craddock Mystery (Samuel Craddock Mysteries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781633881204
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Published: Seventh Street Books - January 12th, 2016

DANIEL BURWEN at Books Inc. Mountain View

Founder and Creative Director of Cognito Comics Daniel Burwen shares his immersive graphic novel, Operation Ajax: The Story of the CIA Coup That Remade the Middle East. The year is 1953. As the value of oil skyrockets, global power brokers begin to take interest in the political regimes of the Middle East. British agents have controlled Iranian oil exports for a generation, but the Shah s hold on peace is shaky as a charismatic leader enters the scene.

Operation Ajax: The Story of the CIA Coup that Remade the Middle East Cover Image
By Mike de Seve, Daniel Burwen (Illustrator), Stephen Kinzer (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781781689233
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Published: Verso - August 18th, 2015

BARRY LANCET at Books Inc. Mountain View

Shamus Award-nominee Barry Lancet shares the third installment in his critically-acclaimed Jim Brodie series, Pacific Burn. Suspects are nearly too numerous to name and could be in the United States or anywhere along the Pacific Rim.

Pacific Burn: A Thriller (A Jim Brodie Thriller #3) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476794884
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 9th, 2016

Sunday Storytime Presents OLIVER CHIN at Books Inc. Burlingame

Sunday Storytime proudly presents critically-acclaimed writer and artist Oliver Chin! Join us for a celebration of Chinese New Year and a reading of Oliver's eleventh installment in his picure book series, The Year of the Monkey. Max is the son of the legendary Monkey King. Succeeding at school is not easy, but luckily playing in the gym is! Can Max forge his own claim to fame? Empowering themes of self-discovery and cultural exchange, plus charismatic characters, have proven appeal with children, parents, and elementary educators.

The Year of the Monkey: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac Cover Image
By Oliver Chin, Kenji Ono (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781597021180
Availability: Backordered-Could Take 2-4Weeks
Published: Immedium - December 15th, 2015