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In This Newsletter:
WNBA Fiction Writers - Tuesday, October 1
Great Books for Youths - Thursday, October 3 at 7 PM
School Days Fundraiser - Friday, October 4 - Monday, October 7
More Upcoming Events

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

Meet Meg Waite Clayton (Wednesday Daughters), Tracy Guzeman (The Gravity of Birds), Mary Mackey (Immersion), and Amanda McTigue (Going to Solace) - four great fiction writers and members of the Women's National Book Association (WNBA). Moderated by Patricia Davis, author of Diva Doctrine, these writers will explore "Ties That Bind: Relationships and Feminine Identity." This event kicks off WNBA's annual signature event, the National Reading Group Month held each October.

Enjoy some wine and hors d'oeuvres, and a chance to win one of the author's books!

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

Join us for a lively discussion about the latest children's books of the season. 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.

This event kicks off our annual School Days fundraiser. Any books purchased at this event may be applied toward your School Days total; the fundraiser continues through Monday, October 7th..

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

It's time once again for our annual School Days fundraiser! 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. If you would like to register your school for this four-day event, please contact Sonia Lewis at the store, or at Come shop and help your school!

More Upcoming Events:

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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