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Abilities United 24th Annual Authors Luncheon at the Palo Alto Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel

authors luncheon

Saturday, November 7, 2015
10:30 am - 3 pm
Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel
4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto

The luncheon will feature four acclaimed authors who will discuss their books, share stories about their writing experiences, and offer insight into their inspiration. Since it began in 1991, each year the Abilities United Authors Luncheon has drawn more that 600 guests who have been entertained by some of the world's most renowned authors.

The Truth According to Us Cover Image
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Published: Dial Press - June 9th, 2015

Finale: A Novel of the Reagan Years Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307907929
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Published: Pantheon Books - September 15th, 2015

Echo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780439874021
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 24th, 2015

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062301239
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Published: Ecco - May 19th, 2015

Launch Party with SANDRA HINCHLIFFE at Books Inc. Mountain View

Home herbalist, autoimmune disease survivor, and a legal medical cannabis patient Sandra Hinchliffe celebrates the launch of The Cannabis Spa at Home: How to Make Marijuana-Infused Lotions, Massage Oils, Ointments, Bath Salts, Spa Nosh, and More.

The Cannabis Spa at Home: How to Make Marijuana-Infused Lotions, Massage Oils, Ointments, Bath Salts, Spa Nosh, and More Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781634502306
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Published: Skyhorse - October 20th, 2015

ADAM RUBIN and DANIEL SALMIERI at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Fans of the best-selling Dragons Love Tacos will devour Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri's newest story, a hilarious picture book about robots that magically transforms into a super shiny metal ROBO-BOOK.

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By Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525428879
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Published: Dial Books - October 20th, 2015

Storytime at Books Inc. Mountain View

Join us for Story Time and a fun evening full of stories and activities! This week's theme celebrates the release of The Day the Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt with illustrations by Oliver Jeffers. (Ages 3-6)

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By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399172755
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Published: Philomel Books - August 18th, 2015

SUSAN EDELMAN at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Board-certified psychiatrist Dr. Susan Edelman discusses her 2015 Grand Prize-winner of the Beverly Hills Book Award-winner, Be Your Own Brand of Sexy: A New Sexual Revolution for Women. Providing the tools to date on your own terms, enjoy the process, and find happiness, Be Your Own Brand of Sexy unlocks the mystery of why women don't get what they want from men and changes the dating game. 

 

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ISBN: 9781942343226
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Published: Options Press - February 14th, 2015

Game of Thrones Linguist DAVID J. PETERSON at Books Inc. Mountain View

The creator of languages for HBO's "Game of Thrones," Syfy's "Defiance" and "Dominion," the CW's "Star-Crossed," and "Thor: The Dark World," master language creator David J. Peterson discusses his creative guide to language construction, The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building. With behind-the-scenes stories and essential tools, The Art of Language Invention is the most fun you'll ever have with linguistics.

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ISBN: 9780143126461
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Published: Penguin Books - September 29th, 2015

NOGA NIV at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Clinical psychologist Noga Niv shares her debut novel, Inside the Bubble. A captivating tale of high-tech and female friendship, Noga Niv takes us to Silicon Valley at the turn of the millennium, when the collapse of the dot-com bubble had produced thousands of new millionaires and left behind many frustrated contenders who'd hoped the gold rush would never end.

 

Inside the Bubble Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781941758045
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Published: Inkshares - May 19th, 2015

The San Mateo Library Presents JOSHUA DAVIS

The San Mateo Library presents contributing editor at Wired, and co-founder of EPIC magazine, Joshua Davis for a discussion of Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream.

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ISBN: 9780374534981
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Published: FSG Originals - December 2nd, 2014

DAVE NEWHOUSE, DELVIN WILLIAMS & LEN ROHDE at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Award-winning sports journalist and columnist Dave Newhouse discusses Founding 49ers: The Dark Days Before the Dynasty. Offering a detailed look at the 49ers’ prolonged growing pains, from the 1940s through the mid-1970s, Founding 49ers focuses on that mostly unfulfilled time before the DeBartolo family rescued the franchise. Ex-49ers Delvin Williams and Len Rohde will be joining Dave for his discussion!

 

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ISBN: 9781606352540
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Published: Kent State University Press / Black Squirrel - June 15th, 2015

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

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