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ELIZABETH ROSNER & HARRIET SCOTT CHESSMAN at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Join Books Inc. Palo Alto for an unforgettable evening with frequent book reviewer for the San Francisco ChronicleElizabeth Rosner reading from and discussing her vivid novel, Electric City; and teacher and librettist Harriet Scott Chessman reading from and discussing illuminating and dreamlike work, Someone Not Really Her Mother.

 

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ISBN: 9781619023468
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - October 1st, 2014

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ISBN: 9780989302357
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Published: Atelier26 Books - May 26th, 2015

CARINA SUE BURNS at Books Inc. Palo Alto

In conjunction with National Adoption Month, Books Inc. Palo Alto proudly presents local author Carina Sue Burns discusses her stunning new memoir, The Syrian Jewelry Box. When fifteen-year-old Carina Rourke gives in to her curiosity and opens her mother’s forbidden jewelry box a shocking family secret is revealed. Soon, Carina and her family find themselves traveling the world in search of answers.

 

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ISBN: 9781630475826
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Published: Morgan James Publishing - November 3rd, 2015

Thursday Storytime with SUSAN KATZ at Books Inc. in Palo Alto!

Kick-off Books Inc. Palo Alto's new Thursday Storytime with special guest author Susan B. Katz reading from her clever, rhyming alphabet story, ABC School's for Me! Featuring charming illustrations by bestselling artist Lynn Munsinger, Susan's latest is a fun exploration of the alphabet that is sure to keep you and your little one laughing all the way from A to Z.

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By Susan B. Katz, Lynn Munsinger (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780545530927
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 30th, 2015

STEVE DeANGELO at Books Inc. Mountain View

A cannabis activist, advocate, entrepreneur, and educator for over four decades, and the founder of Harborside Health Center, the largest medical marijuana dispensary in the world, Steve DeAngelo discusses The Cannabis Manifesto: A New Paradigm for Wellness.

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By Steve DeAngelo, Willie L. Brown (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781583949375
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Published: North Atlantic Books - September 22nd, 2015

LEAH GOLDSTEIN at Books INc. Palo Alto

Internationally renowned athlete and speaker Leah Goldstein discusses her captivating memoir, No Limits. Leah Goldstein has raced towards finish lines all her life. Her life lessons however extend beyond her achievements on a bike from a young World Kickboxing Champion, to a trainer of elite Israeli soldiers including the commandos; from breaking glass ceilings by entering Israel's Undercover Police Unit to breaking records as a professional athlete. A slideshow presentation will be included in this event.

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ISBN: 9781771411127
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Published: Influence Publishing Inc - April 28th, 2015

Launch Party with ELLEN KIRSCHMAN at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Join us for a Launch Party celebrating police and public safety psychologist Ellen Kirschman's new release, The Right Wrong Thing: A Dot Meyerhoff Mystery. The second installment in the Dot Meyerhoff series, The Right Wrong Thing is another addicting read packed full of psychological intrigue that will keep you guessing until the very end.

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ISBN: 9781608091546
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Published: Oceanview Publishing - October 6th, 2015

CINDY DEES at Books Inc. Mountain View

New York Times and USA Today-bestselling author Cindy Dees shares the first book in her new epic fantasy series, The Sleeping King. Featuring the best of the genre: near immortal imperial overlords, a prophecy of a sleeping elven king who's said to be the savior of the races . . . and two young people who are set on a path to save the day, The Sleeping King is an exciting start to a series by multiple award-winning author Cindy Dees.

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ISBN: 9780765335142
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Published: Tor Books - September 8th, 2015

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.

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ISBN: 9780874179811
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Published: University of Nevada Press - September 1st, 2015

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