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Annie Barrows - Saturday, September 28
WNBA Fiction Writers - Tuesday, October 1
Great Books for Youths - Thursday, October 3 at 7 PM
More Upcoming Events

Ivy + Bean Take the CaseANNIE BARROWS
Ivy + Bean Take the Case
Saturday, September 28 at 11 AM*
*Please note special time

Don't miss a special morning with the author of the beloved Ivy + Bean series this Saturday at 11 a.m.!

WNBA Fiction WritersAn Evening with
Tuesday, October 1 at 7 PM

Join us for an evening with four San Francisco chapter members of the Women's National Book Association (WNBA), who will explore "Ties That Bind: Relationships and Feminine Identity" in a panel moderated by Patricia Davis (author of Diva Doctrine). Authors include Meg Waite Clayton (Wednesday Daughters), Tracy Guzeman (The Gravity of Birds), Mary Mackey (Immersion), and Amanda McTigue (Going to Solace).

This event kicks off WNBA's annual signature event, the National Reading Group Month held each October, and is the first in a series of member author readings planned this year.

Great Books for Youths Great Books for Youths
Thursday, October 3 at 7 PM

Sonia Lewis and Anna Bullard (bookstore co-owner and children’s book buyer), will present a selection of their favorite titles from this year’s new releases, as well as a few great backlist titles. Any books purchased at this event may be applied toward your School Days total; our annual School Days fundraiser continues through Monday, October 7th.

More Upcoming Events:

Shop and Earn Money for Your School!
Friday, October 4th through Monday, October 7th

Participating local schools may elect to receive store credit for 25% of books purchased for their account, or choose to receive a check for 15% of those purchases. To register your school, please contact Sonia Lewis at the store, or at

Goodnight Nobody ETHEL ROHAN
Goodnight Nobody
Thursday, October 10 at 7 PM

Winner of Ireland’s 2013 Bryan MacMahon Short Story Award, Rohan will read from her new story collection. Her first book Cut Through the Bone was longlisted for the 2010 Story Prize.

Friday, October 11 at 7 PM

Meet the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Tinkers, who will read from his beautiful and haunting follow-up novel, featuring the same New England landscape and family as his debut.

Thursday, October 24 at 7 PM

Join us for a special event with Lucy Lang Day, Richard Levine, Daniel Harris, and Joan Gelfand as part of a worldwide series of readings by authors of Cervena Barva Press during the week of Oct. 21st. Refreshments will be provided.

Smarty Marty's Got Game AMY G
Smarty Marty's Got Game
Saturday, October 26 at 11 AM*
*Please note special time

Amy Gutierrez (known by San Francisco Giants fans as "Amy G") has written an inspiring book that is appealing to both boys and girls, defying the strong gender stereotypes that Amy herself has battled in her 16-year career as a sports journalist and reporter.

Daughters of Fire Tom Peek
Daughters of Fire
Tuesday, November 5 at 7 PM

Meet Tom Peek, whose novel won the 2013 Benjamin Franklin Silver Finalist Award for popular fiction. Daughters of Fire picks up Hawaii's story where James Michener left off. A page-turning thriller that is also a deep meditation on culture and a spiritual tour-de-force.

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about these and other upcoming events.

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