Peninsula Events

PAUL MCHUGH at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Join Books Inc. Palo Alto for a thrilling literary event featuring local author Paul McHugh and his new book Splinter! 

Paul will be joined in conversation by fellow writer Markos Kounalakis.


A sudden attack, a daring response...

On the shore of Oslo Fjord, teenagers Kristian Thorsen and Helene Berg watch in shock and horror as their world is upended by a Nazi invasion.

Splinter By Paul McHugh Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781952427435
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Published: Bronzeville Books - July 11th, 2023

SUSAN ITO at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Books Inc. Palo Alto proudly welcomes local author Susan Ito to the shop for a celebration of new breathtaking memoir I Would Meet You Anywhere!

Susan will be joined in conversation by renowned author Julie Lythcott-Haims.

I Would Meet You Anywhere: A Memoir (Machete) By Susan Kiyo Ito Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780814258835
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Published: Mad Creek Books - November 4th, 2023

ROMANCE BOOK CLUB at Books Inc. Pruneyard

Join us at Books Inc. Pruneyard for the inagural meeting of our new Romance Book Club! We're kicking things off with The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren!

The Unhoneymooners By Christina Lauren Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501128035
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Published: Gallery Books - May 14th, 2019

DANICA LI, ELIZABETH SVOBODA, & CHRIS WILLRICH at Books Inc. Mountain View

Books Inc. Mountain View is thrilled to host three local authors all featured in The Best American anthology series! 

We will be joined by Danica Li, writer of My Brother William from The Best American Short Stories, Elizabeth Svoboda writer of An Invisible Epidemic from The Best American Science and Nature Writing, and Chris Willrich writer of The Odyssey Problem from The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy!

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2023 By R. F. Kuang, John Joseph Adams Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063315747
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Published: Mariner Books - October 17th, 2023

The Best American Short Stories 2023 By Min Jin Lee, Heidi Pitlor Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063275904
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Published: Mariner Books - October 17th, 2023

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2023 By Carl Zimmer, Jaime Green Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063293212
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Published: Mariner Books - October 17th, 2023

ANDREA BEATY at Books Inc Palo Alto

Books Inc. proudly welcomes New-York Times Bestselling author Andrea Beaty in celebration of the newest book in the Questioneers picture book series, Lila Greer, Teacher of the Year!

Lila Greer, Teacher of the Year (The Questioneers) By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419769047
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 7th, 2023

KATHLEEN WATT at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Books Inc. Palo Alto proudly welcome Kathleen Watt to the shop for a discussion of her breath taking memoir Rearranged: An Opera Singer's Facial Cancer and Life Transposed. 

Kathleen will be in conversation with fellow author Victoria Sweet. 

Rearranged: An Opera Singer's Facial Cancer And Life Transposed By Kathleen Watt Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781956474343
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Published: Heliotrope Books LLC - October 10th, 2023

DAVID R. SLAYTON at Books Inc. Mountain View

Books Inc. Mountain View is thrilled to host David R. Slayton for a celebration of his new epic fantasy series Dark Moon, Shallow Sea! 

David will be joined in conversation with best-selling author Gail Carriger.


The first in a new series from David R. Slayton, Dark Moon, Shallow Sea is a powerful story of divine betrayal, ghosts, and self-discovery, perfect for fans of the Dark Souls series or Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson.

Dark Moon, Shallow Sea By David R. Slayton Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9798200966769
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Published: Blackstone Publishing - October 31st, 2023

Soulless (The Parasol Protectorate #1) By Gail Carriger Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316402415
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Published: Orbit - April 1st, 2014

READING TOWARDS LIBERATION BOOK CLUB at Books Inc. Mountain View

For folks interested in creating a more just society, building solidarity at a local level is vital. Mountain View's Reading Towards Liberation Book Club is a space to read and discuss social justice topics and come together as a community.

Education and conversation are crucial aspects of social justice we hope to use this book club as a space to gather and learn from each other.

This month we're reading Mutual Aid by Dean Spade!

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Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During This Crisis (and the Next) By Dean Spade Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781839762123
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Published: Verso - October 27th, 2020

READING TOWARDS LIBERATION BOOK CLUB at Books Inc. Mountain View

For folks interested in creating a more just society, building solidarity at a local level is vital. Mountain View's Reading Towards Liberation Book Club is a space to read and discuss social justice topics and come together as a community.

Education and conversation are crucial aspects of social justice we hope to use this book club as a space to gather and learn from each other.

This month we're reading Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

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Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

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