So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y'all Don't Even Know


Retta
So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y'all Don't Even Know Author Event, Author Signing (Biography)
Tuesday June 05, 2018 7:00 PM

Meet Parks & Recreation star Retta when she joins us to celebrate her hilarious book of essays So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y'all Don't Even Know. Whether reminiscing about her days as a contract chemist at GlaxoSmithKline, feeling like the odd man out on Parks or expertly stalking the cast of Hamilton, Retta's unique voice and refreshing honesty will make you laugh, cry, and laugh so hard you'll cry.

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May 2018

Sunday

27

Brightly Burning
Alexa Donne, Adrienne Young
Author Event, Author Discussion , Author Signing (Teens)
Sunday May 27, 2018 2:00 PM Alexa Donne and Adrienne Young join us to celebrate their novels Brightly Burning and Sky in the Deep. Brightly Burning delivers a brooding gothic mystery and a swoony romance with hints of Jane Eyre all set in space. Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young is one of 2018's Most Anticipated YA books that is part Wonder Woman, part Vikings--and all heart.

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Tuesday

29

Anger Is a Gift
Mark Oshiro
Author Event, Author Discussion , Author Signing (Teens)
Tuesday May 29, 2018 7:00 PM Meet the Hugo-nominated writer of the online Mark Does Stuff universe (Mark Reads and Mark Watches), Mark Oshiro. Anger is a Gift is his debut YA novel. Moss Jeffries is many things--considerate student, devoted son, loyal friend and affectionate boyfriend, enthusiastic nerd. Sometimes Moss wishes he could be someone who hadn't become a rallying point for a community because of one horrible night.

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Wednesday

30

Cousins Maine Lobster: How One Food Truck Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business
Jim Tselikis
Author Event (Business)
Wednesday May 30, 2018 7:00 PM Meet cousins and co-founders of Cousins Maine Lobster Jim Tselikis and Sabin Lomac when they join us to celebrate Cousins Maine Lobster: How One Food Truck Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business. In 2012, Jim visited L.A. and met up with his cousin Sabin. Over a few drinks they waxed nostalgic about their childhood in Maine, surrounded by family, lobster, and gathered around the picnic table.

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June 2018

Monday

04

My Seven Sons and How We Raised Each Other: (They Only Drive Me Crazy 30% of the Time)
Don Diamont
Author Event, Author Signing (Biography)
Monday June 04, 2018 7:00 PM Meet The Bold and the Beautiful star Don Diamont when he joins us to celebrate his family memoir My Seven Sons and How We Raised Each Other. Don writes with openness and courage about the ways his family came together: by marriage, divorce, the death of his sister, and marriage again. Today's blended families might look different from those of even a few decades ago, but many things are the same.

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Thursday

07

Vodka Is Vegan: A Vegan Bros Manifesto for Better Living and Not Being an A**hole
Matt Letten, Phil Letten
Author Event, Author Discussion , Author Signing (Other)
Thursday June 07, 2018 7:00 PM Meet the bros who are making vegan sexy (and making eating animals weird). Matt Letten and Phil Letten join us to celebrate Vodka Is Vegan: A Vegan Bros Manifesto for Better Living and Not Being an A**hole. Think you could never go vegan? Think again. As this smart, funny, persuasive manifesto makes clear, you're already 90% vegan anyway. That's right--you already love animals and eating less meat.

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Saturday

09

Dr. Tommy John Joins Us to Celebrate Minimize Injury, Maximize Performance:
Author Discussion , Author Signing, Author Event
Saturday June 09, 2018 5:00 PM Dr. Tommy John joins us to celebrate his book Minimize Injury, Maximize Performance: A Sports Parent's Survival Guide. Dr. Tommy John, son of MLB pitcher Tommy John and also a sports performance and healing specialist, offers an invaluable diet, lifestyle, and movement plan (Rethink. Rebuild. Replenish. Recover) for injury- and performance-proofing young athletes in every sport.

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Furyborn
Claire Legrand
Author Event, Author Discussion , Author Signing (Teens)
Saturday June 09, 2018 2:00 PM Bestselling author Claire Legrand joins us to celebrate her latest YA novel Furyborn. This stunningly original, must-read fantasy of 2018 follows two fiercely independent young women, centuries apart, who hold the power to save their world ... or doom it. When assassins ambush her best friend, Rielle Dardenne risks everything to save him, exposing herself as one of a pair of prophesied queens.

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Monday

11

YA Panel Featuring Tamara Ireland Stone, Robin Benway, Robyn Schneider and Gretchen McNeil
Tamara Ireland Stone, Robin Benway, Robyn Schneider, Gretchen McNeil
Author Event, Author Discussion , Author Signing (Teens)
Monday June 11, 2018 7:00 PM Kick off summer with this fantastic YA event featuring Tamara Ireland Stone, Robin Benway, Robyn Schneider, and Gretchen McNeil as they discuss their latest novels, writing, creating, and everything in between.

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Tuesday

12

Kevin Dickson and Jack Ketsoyan Celebrate Guilty Pleasure
Jack Ketsoyan, Kevin Dickson
Author Discussion , Author Event, Author Signing (Fiction)
Tuesday June 12, 2018 7:00 PM Meet Hollywood insiders Kevin Dickson and Jack Ketsoyan when they join us to celebrate what Erika Jayne describes as "The must-read book of the summer" Guilty Pleasure. In this jaw-dropping sequel to Blind Item, three young Hollywood professionals strive to keep the industry's most salacious scandals under wraps during awards season.

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Thursday

14

Sabaa Tahir and Renee Ahdieh Join Us to Celebrate Their Latest Novels
Sabaa Tahir, Renee Ahdieh
Author Event, Author Discussion , Author Signing (Teens)
Thursday June 14, 2018 6:00 PM Sabaa Tahir joins us to celebrate the highly anticipated third book in her #1 New York Times bestselling series A Reaper at the Gates (Ember in the Ashes Series #3). Sabaa will be in conversation with fellow #1 New York Times bestselling author and BFF Renee Ahdieh who will be celebrating her book Smoke in the Sun. This is a wristbanded event.

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Saturday

16

Babysitting Nightmares: The Shadow Hand
Kat Shepherd
Author Event, Author Discussion , Author Signing (Other)
Saturday June 16, 2018 2:00 PM Kat Shepherd is thrilled that her fast-paced story is likely to engage reluctant readers, because as an educator, she believes that reading should be a joyful experience. Babysitting can be a real nightmare. For Rebecca Chin babysitting has always been fun. But one night, a thunderstorm knocks the power out while she's watching baby Kyle and creepy things begin to happen in the house.

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Wednesday

20

Hollywood Heyday: 75 Candid Interviews with Golden Age Legends
David Fantle, Tom Johnson
Author Event, Author Discussion , Author Signing (Non-Fiction)
Wednesday June 20, 2018 7:00 PM Meet David Fantle & Tom Johnson when they join us to celebrate Hollywood Heyday: 75 Candid Interviews with Golden Age Legends. In 1978, David Fantle & Tom Johnson, teenagers fresh out of high school, boarded a plane to meet with Fred Astaire & Gene Kelly. They had written the 2 stars requesting interviews—to their amazement, both agreed. Over the years, more than 250 other stars also agreed.

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Thursday

21

Entertainment Weekly
Jessica Knoll, Caroline Kepnes
Author Event (Other)
Thursday June 21, 2018 7:00 PM

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Monday

25

Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture
Roxane Gay
Author Event, Author Discussion , Author Signing (Cultural Studies)
Monday June 25, 2018 7:00 PM Meet the New York Times bestselling and deeply beloved author of Bad Feminist and Hunger, Roxane Gay when she joins us to discuss and sign Not That Bad. This anthology of first-person essays tackles rape, assault, and harassment head-on and what it means to live in a world where women have to measure the harassment, violence, and aggression they face.

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