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JIM DWYER at Books Inc. Mountain View

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and New York Times-bestselling author Jim Dwyer shares the riveting story of four ambitious and naive young men who tried to rebottle the genie of personal privacy--and paid the ultimate price, More Awesome Than Money: Four Boys and Their Heroic Quest to Save Your Privacy from Facebook. With the cooperation of the surviving partners, Dwyer's investigation masterfully chronicles their efforts while exploring the now urgent issues about the future of the Internet. In addition to Jim's reading, this event will feature a slideshow.

 

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ISBN: 9780670025602
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Published: Viking Books - October 16th, 2014

MATT RICHTEL at Books Inc. Mountain View

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Bestselling novelist and Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist for the series Driven to Distraction, Matt Richtel shares his landmark exploration of the vast and expanding impact of technology, Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention. A propulsive read filled with fascinating scientific detail, riveting narrative tension, and rare emotional depth, A Deadly Wandering is a book that can change--and save--lives.

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ISBN: 9780062284068
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Published: William Morrow - September 23rd, 2014

Storytime with MARTHA & JENNIFER HARRISON at Books Inc. Burlingame

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Books Inc. Burlingame presents a special storytime with local author Martha M. Harrison reading from the adorable Lady Emma in Her Land of Wonder. Always the adventurer, Lady Emma faces dragons, ogres, witches spells. . . and missteps and mistakes. But with the gentle guidance of her father, Emma soon learns the value of rescuing herself from these missteps and finds the way to her dreams. Joining Martha is her daughter, Jennifer Harrison, whose original story provided the inspiration for Martha's lovely book! 

 

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ISBN: 9781941217047
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Published: Incanto Press - August 15th, 2014

Storytime with GAYLE E. PITMAN at Books Inc. Mountain View

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Books Inc. Mountain View presents a speical storytime in honor of LGBT History Month with Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at Sacramento City College, Gayle E. Pitman and her whimsical, exuberant children's story about an LGBT Pride parade, This Day in June!

This Day In June welcomes readers to experience a pride celebration and share in a day when we are all united. Also included is a Reading Guide chock-full of facts about LGBT history and culture, as well as a Note to Parents and Caregivers with information on how to talk to children about sexual orientation and gender identity in age-appropriate ways. This Day In June is an excellent tool for teaching respect, acceptance, and understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.

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$15.95
ISBN: 9781433816581
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Published: Magination Press - May 5th, 2014

ISABEL STENZEL BYRNES at Books Inc. Palo Alto

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Local author Isabel Stenzel Byrnes shares The Power of Two: A Twin Triumph Over Cystic Fibrosis. An extraordinary memoir, The Power of Two is the first book to portray the symbiotic relationship between twins who share the life-threatening disease of Cystic Fibrosis through adulthood, providing readers with an honest and gripping portrayal of day-to-day health care, the impact of chronic illness on marriage and family, and the importance of a support network to continuing survival.

 

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ISBN: 9780826220165
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Published: University of Missouri - February 28th, 2013

ELIZABETH ROSNER at Books Inc. Palo Alto

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Named by the San Francisco Chronicle as a 2006 "Best Book" for her second novel, Blue Nude, Books Inc. Palo Alto celebrates prize-winning short fiction and poetry writer Elizabeth Rosner's latest work, Electric City. Told through the refracting lens of memory, history and invention, this story is about the scientific ingenuity and emotional ambition that gave rise to an American town.

 

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

MARK SHAW at Books Inc. Burlingame

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Looking to get published? Books Inc. Burlingame can help! The author of more than twenty books--most recently The Poison Patriarch--attorney and legal analyst Mark Shaw shares his tried-and-true advice on everything you need to know about the publishing process. From self-publishing to working with a large publisher, Mark's valuable information is essential for all aspiring authors.

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ISBN: 9781626360600
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Published: Skyhorse Publishing - October 1st, 2013

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