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ANN BRIDGES at Books Inc. Mountain View

Local author Ann Bridges discusses her compelling fiction debut, Private Offerings: A Silicon Valley Novel. Using her years as a Silicon Valley financer and marketing executive to inform her work, Private Offerings is intelligent, sexy, and a refreshingly smart page-turner. Ms. Bridges keeps readers guessing until the very end, at which time she seamlessly sets up her sequel, Rare Mettle, slated for release in Fall 2016.

 

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ISBN: 9781939454492
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Published: Balcony 7 Media and Publishing - September 15th, 2015

J. RYAN STRADAL at Books Inc. Palo Alto

With writing appearing in in The Rumpus, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and McSweeney's, fiction editor of The Nervous Breakdown J. Ryan Stradal discusses his critically-acclaimed novel, Kitchens of the Great Midwest. By turns quirky, hilarious, and vividly sensory, Kitchens of the Great Midwest is an unexpected mother-daughter story about the bittersweet nature of life its missed opportunities and its joyful surprises. It marks the entry of a brilliant new talent.

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ISBN: 9780525429142
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Published: Pamela Dorman Books - July 28th, 2015

"Talk Like a Pirate" Storytime with Auntie Dori at Books Inc. Mountain View!

Arr! Join Auntie Dori for a swashbuckling storytime reading of How to Be a Pirate by Sue Fleiss, and Pirate School by Cathy Dubowski. Pirate themed activities and refreshments will be served. (Ages 3+)

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By Sue Fliess, Nikki Dyson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780449813096
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Published: Golden Books - January 7th, 2014

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ISBN: 9780448411323
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Published: Penguin Young Readers - August 8th, 1996

LOIS G. TAGER at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Director of Geriatric Care Management for Campbell, California based firm Roy W. Litherland, Lois G. Tager, M.Ed., CSA details the aspects of storing, assigning, allocating, organizing, and even the disposing of your possessions with her thoughtful guide and helpful guide, What to Do with Your Stuff: A Primer for Baby Boomers, Seniors, and Families.

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ISBN: 9780990842101
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Published: Lois G. Tager - December 12th, 2014

MANUELA MISCHKE-REEDS at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Co-director of the Hakomi Institute of California, a Psychotherapist of 25 years, and an International Teacher of Mindfulness and Somatic Psychology, Manuela Mischke-Reeds discusses her clear and concise guide to living in the moment, 8 Keys to Practicing Mindfulness: Practical Strategies for Emotional Health and Well-Being.

 

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ISBN: 9780393707953
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 22nd, 2015

ADRIENNE CELT at Books Inc. Mountain View

With works published in Esquire, the Kenyon Review, the Rumpus, and elsewhere, Adrienne Celt shares her stunning debut novel, The Daughters. Starred by Kirkus Reviews, The Daughters is a can't miss read which intertwines the sensuous but precise physicality of both motherhood and music.

 

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ISBN: 9781631490453
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - August 3rd, 2015

CARA NICOLETTI at The Belmont Library

Books Inc. and the Belmont Library present butcher, former pastry chef, and author of the literary recipe blog Yummy Books, Cara Nicoletti for a talk about her irresistible essay collection, Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way Through Great Books.

 

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By Cara Nicoletti, Marion Bolognesi (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780316242998
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - August 18th, 2015

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