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SHANNON TAKAOKA at Books Inc. Palo Alto

YA@Books Inc. proudly welcomes local author Shannon Takaoka to Books Inc. Palo Alto in celebration of her newest YA novel The Totally True Story of Gracie Byrne.

The Totally True Story of Gracie Byrne By Shannon Takaoka Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536228786
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Published: Candlewick - October 31st, 2023

The Quiet Part Out Loud By Deborah Crossland Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781665927123
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 27th, 2023

DEVI LASKAR at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Books Inc. Palo Alto proudly welcomes local and award-winning author Devi Laskar to the shop for a celebration of her book Circa!


For fans of The Burning Girl by Claire Messud and Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi, a stunning, gut-punch of a novel that follows a young Indian American woman who, in the wake of tragedy, must navigate her family's expectations as she grapples with a complicated love and loss.

Circa: A Novel By Devi S. Laskar Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063268548
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Published: Mariner Books - May 16th, 2023

MIDDLE GRADE BOOK CLUB at Books Inc. Pruneyard

Book lovers ages 8-12 meet every month to discuss a particular title. Runs for about an hour, usually involves a craft or at least doodling. No snacks yet.

This month we're reading Sisters of the Neversea by Cynthia L. Smith.

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Sisters of the Neversea By Cynthia L. Smith Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062869982
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Published: Heartdrum - May 3rd, 2022

TIM SUSMAN at Books Inc. Mountain View

Books Inc. Mountain View is thrilled to welcome Tim Susman to the shop for the launch party of his newest novel The Price of Thorns!

The Price of Thorns By Tim Susman Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781614505808
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Published: Argyll Productions - November 14th, 2023

MALAVIKA KANNAN at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Books Inc. Palo Alto is thrilled to welcome Malavika Kannan to the shop for a celebration of her debut YA novel All the Yellow Suns!

Malavika will be joined in conversation by best-selling author Grace Li.

All the Yellow Suns By Malavika Kannan Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316447324
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 11th, 2023

Portrait of a Thief: A Novel By Grace D. Li Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593186060
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Published: Tiny Reparations Books - April 4th, 2023

TAAP at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Books Inc. Palo Alto proudly welcomes Nathan Bernstein to the shop, to discus The Ace and Aro Advocacy Project's book Ace and Aro Journeys!


The first guide to embracing your ace and/or aro identity! A self-help guide with the advice our authors wished they'd had when first exploring and embracing their ace and aro identities. Ideal for anyone on the aspec spectrum, or those looking to better support ace and aro people in their own lives.

Ace and Aro Journeys: A Guide to Embracing Your Asexual or Aromantic Identity By The Ace and Aro Advocacy Project Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781839976384
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Published: Jessica Kingsley Publishers - April 21st, 2023

SPECULATIVE FICTION BOOK CLUB at Books Inc. Mountain View

The Speculative Fiction Book Club focuses on science fiction, fantasy, and tales of alternate social realities. Picks include classics, contemporary, and young adult. Each meeting starts with a check-in period when attendees get a chance to summarize their feelings and rate the book at hand. Followed by free-for-all general discussion. We have an established group of regular participants, and always welcome new members. 

This month we're reading Babel by R.F. Kuang!

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Babel: Or the Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators' Revolution By R. F. Kuang Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780063021433
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Published: Harper Voyager - August 29th, 2023

SPECULATIVE FICTION BOOK CLUB at Books Inc. Mountain View

The Speculative Fiction Book Club focuses on science fiction, fantasy, and tales of alternate social realities. Picks include classics, contemporary, and young adult. Each meeting starts with a check-in period when attendees get a chance to summarize their feelings and rate the book at hand. Followed by free-for-all general discussion. We have an established group of regular participants, and always welcome new members. 

This month we're reading Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas!

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Cemetery Boys By Aiden Thomas Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250250469
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Published: Swoon Reads - September 1st, 2020

OLIVER CHIN at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Books Inc. Palo Alto proudly welcomes local author Oliver Chin to the shop for a special storytime featuring his book The Discovery of Chess!


This amazingly illustrated storybook explores how chess originated and became the world's most popular game.

The Discovery of Chess: The Asian Hall of Fame By Phil Amara, Oliver Chin, Juan Calle (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Phil Amara, Oliver Chin, Juan Calle (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781597021623
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Published: Immedium Inc. - October 31st, 2023

VICKY FANG at Books Inc. Pruneyard

Books Inc. Pruneyard is thrilled to welcome local author Vicky Fang to our weekly storytime, for a special reading of her book, The Boo Crew Needs You!


Trouble's come to Monster Town, and emergencies abound!

There's no time to wait around... get the Boo Crew!

The Boo Crew Needs YOU! By Vicky Fang, Saoirse Lou (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vicky Fang, Saoirse Lou (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781728264561
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - August 1st, 2023

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