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Monday, September 19, 2016

Bay Area Book Events #13

This has become such a monstrously large list, that I have decided to only show events four weeks in advance.  The master calendar will continue to show all the events I can find that are listed on each bookstore's site.

I am attempting to make this a one stop place to find book signings in the San Francisco Bay Area! I will mostly focus on YA books, but I will also include some general fiction if I think it will be of interest. I think this is an extensive list, but there is always the possibility that I missed an event (Hey, I'm human). If you think there is an event that I should include, please leave me a note in the comments section. Thanks.

All graphics have links to GoodReads so you can check them out.

As always, it is a good idea to call the store a day or two before to confirm that the scheduled event is still on.  I have learned that these events change constantly.


September

September 19th, 2016 at 6:30pm
 
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25337536-little-black-dresses-little-white-lies?ac=1&from_search=true
 
Book:  Little Black Dresses, Little White Lies
Author:  Laura Stampler
Location:  Book Passage (San Francisco)
Address:  1 Ferry Building
Tel:  (415) 835-1020

September 20th, 2016 at 6:00pm
 
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28650498-learning-to-fall?from_search=true
 
Book:  Learning To Fall
Author:  Anne Clermont
Location:  Book Passage (San Francisco)
Address:  1 Ferry Building
Tel:  (415) 835-1020
 
September 20th, 2016 at 7:30pm

                             https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29429875-where-am-i-now?from_search=true
Book: Where Am I Now?
Author: Mara Wilson
Location: The Booksmith
Address: 1644 Haight Street, San Francisco
Tel: (415) 863-8688  
 
  September 21st, 2016 at 7:30pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28214365-commonwealth?from_search=true

This is a City Arts & Lectures event
You must buy tickets
 
Book:  Commonwealth
Author:  Ann Patchett
Tickets: City Arts & Lectures
Location:  Nourse Theater
Address:  275 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA
Tel: (415) 
392.4400

September 22nd, 2016 at 12:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28214365-commonwealth?ac=1&from_search=true

Literary Luncheon:  
$55 includes meal and signed book
Call bookstore for tickets

Book:  Commonwealth
Author:  Ann Patchett
 
 
Location: Book Passage
Address: 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera
Tel: (415) 927-0960 (800) 999-7909

 September 22nd, 2016 at 6:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29768694-frisco?from_search=true
Book:  Frisco
Author:  Daniel Bacon
Location:  Book Passage (San Francisco)
Address:  1 Ferry Building
Tel:  (4150 835-1020
 
September 23rd, 2016 at 7:00pm
 
                            
 

Book:  P.S. I Like You
Author:  Kasie West 
Location: Hicklebee's Children's Books  
Address:  1378 Lincoln Ave., San Jose  
Tel: (408) 292-8880 

 September 24th, 2016 at 11am
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27302965-embers-of-the-earth?from_search=true

Book:  The Blessings Of Gaia series
Author:  Robert Balmanno
Location:  Barnes & Noble
Address 3600 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose
Tel:   (408) 984-3495

September 24th, 2016 at 4:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29429934-little-nothing?from_search=true

Book:  Little Nothing
Author:  Marisa Silver
Location:  Book Passage
Address: 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera
Tel: (415) 927-0960 (800) 999-7909

This author wrote a wonderful book called Mary Coin, which I really enjoyed.



September 24th, 2016 at 4:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1734503.House_of_Whispers?from_search=truehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26779739-expect-deception?from_search=true

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25952659-murder-under-the-bridge?from_search=true
 Mystery Panel Discussion Event!

Books:  Expect Deception, House Of Whispers, and Murder Under The Bridge
Authors:  JoAnn Smith Ainsworth, Margaret Lucke, and Kate Jessica Raphael
Location:  Barnes & Noble
Address:  5604 Bay Street, Emeryville
Tel:  (510) 547-0905



September 25th, 2016 at 4:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28114478-lady-cop-makes-trouble?ac=1&from_search=true

Book:  Lady Cop Makes Trouble
Author:  Amy Stewart
Location:  Book Passage
Address: 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera
Tel: (415) 927-0960 (800) 999-7909
  

September 26th, 2016 at 6:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23989925-swarm?from_search=true#
Book:  Swarm
Author:  Scott Westerfeld
Location:  Book Passage (San Francisco)
Address:  1 Ferry Building
Tel: (415) 835-1020

 

September 26th, 2016 at 7:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25241483-the-past?ac=1&from_search=true

Book:  The Past
Author:  Tessa Hadley
Location:  Book Passage
Address: 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera
Tel: (415) 927-0960 (800) 999-7909


September 27th, 2016 at 6:30pm


Book:  Valley Of The Moon
Author:  Melanie Gideon
Location:  A Great Good Place For Books
Address:  6120 LaSalle Avenue, Oakland

Tel:  (510) 339-8210

September 27th, 2016 at 7:30pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28116847-here-i-am?from_search=true&search_version=service

Note: This is a City Arts & Lectures Event.  You must buy tickets.

Book:  Here I Am
Author:  Jonathan Safran Foer
Tickets: City Arts & Lectures
Location:  Nourse Theater
Address:  275 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA
Tel: (415) 563-2463
 

September 28th, 2016 at 6:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25027372-cloud-and-wallfish

Book:  Cloud and Wallfish
Author:  Anne Nesbet
Location:  Books Inc.
Address:  1491 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA
Tel:  (510) 525-7777 

This is the launch party for this local author!
 

September 28th, 2016 at 7:00pm
 
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22466429-kids-of-appetite?from_search=truehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20820994-i-ll-give-you-the-sun?from_search=true

Books:  Kids Of Appetite & I'll Give You The Sun
Authors:  David Arnold & Jandy Nelson
Location:  Books Inc.
Address:   74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto
Tel:  650-321-0600
 
September 28th, 2016 at 7:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28116847-here-i-am?from_search=true&search_version=service

Book: Here I Am
Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
Location: Book Passage
Address: 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera
Tel: (415) 927-0960 (800) 999-7909



September 29th, 2016 at 6:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28664920-mischling?ac=1&from_search=true
Book:  Mischling
Author:  Affinity Konar
Location:  Book Passage (San Francisco)
Address:  1 Ferry Building
Tel: (415) 835-1020



September 29th, 2016 at 7:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28114478-lady-cop-makes-trouble?ac=1&from_search=true

Book:  Lady Cop Makes Trouble
Author:  Amy Stewart
Location:  Books, Inc., (Palo Alto)
Address:  855 El Camino Real #74,  Palo Alto, CA
Tel:   (650) 321-0600



September 30th, 2016 at 12:00pm

 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26247008-truly-madly-guilty?ac=1&from_search=true#

Literary Luncheon
Tickets $55 (Includes lunch and signed book)

Book: The Nightingale
Author: Kristin Hannah
Location: Book Passage
Address: 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera
Tel: (415) 927-0960 (800) 999-7909


This is one of my favorite books that I have read this year, and I am so excited that she will be coming to the Bay Area!!!

October 2016


October 2nd, 2016 at 4:00pm

Book: Crooked Kingdom
Author: Leigh Bardugo
Location: Hosted by Linden Tree Books at Hillview Community Center
Address: 97 Hillview Avenue, Los Altos
Tel: (650) 949-3390 (Linden Tree Books)

If you pre-purchase this book online at Linden Tree Books, you will get priority seating and a number guaranteeing your spot in the signing line.


October 2nd, 2016 at 5:00pm
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29363365-inhabited?from_search=true
Book:  Inhabited
Author:  Charlie Quimby
Location:  Books, Inc. (Laurel Village)
Address:  3515 California Street, San Francisco
Tel:  (415) 221-3666

October 2nd, 2016 at 7:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22062202-marked-in-flesh?from_search=true
Book:  Marked In Flesh
Author:  Anne Bishop
Location:  Hicklebee's Children's Books
Address:  1378 Lincoln Ave., San Jose
Tel:  (408) 292-8880
 
October 3rd, 2016 at 7:00pm
Book:  To The Bright Edge Of The World
Author:  Eowyn Ivey  
Location:  Books, Inc., (Palo Alto)
Address:  855 El Camino Real #74,  Palo Alto, CA
Tel:   (650) 321-0600


October 4th, 2016 at 6:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27917957-to-the-bright-edge-of-the-world?ac=1&from_search=true

Book:  To The Bright Edge Of The World
Author:  Eowyn Ivey
Location:  Book Passage (San Francisco)
Address:  1 Ferry Building
Tel: (415) 835-1020

October 4th, 2016 at 6:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31351907-escape-velocity?from_search=true

Book:  Escape Velocity
Author:  Susan Wolfe
Location:  Books Inc. (Palo Alto)
Address: 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto
Tel:  (650) 321-0600

October 5th, 2016 at 7:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27274443-manitou-canyon?from_search=true

Book:  Manitou Canyon
Author:  William Kent Krueger
Location:  Book Passage (Corte Madera)
Address:  51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Tel: (415) 927-0960 (800) 999-7909

October 6th, 2016 at 5:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29430620-children-of-eden?from_search=true

This is a ticketed event and is expected to be very popular.  Tickets are $35 and includes a signed book and photo op)
 
Book:  Children Of Eden
Author:  Joey Graceffa
Location: Book Passage (San Franscisco)
Address:  1 Ferry Building
Tel: (415) 835-1020

October 8th, 2016 at 7:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26895153-the-book-of-esther?from_search=true
Book:  The Book Of Esther
Author:  Emily Barton
Location:  Book Passage (Corte Madera)
Address:  51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Tel: (415) 927-0960 (800) 999-7909


October 8th, 2016 at 2:00pm
Women's National Book Association at Litquake present "Ghosts, Bones, and Dust: Novels Of Life And Death"
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25110965-and-again?from_search=truehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27037113-murder-on-the-quai?ac=1&from_search=truehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26192308-reliance-illinois?ac=1&from_search=true

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29901992-cooking-for-ghosts?from_search=truehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30151348-the-village-of-bones?from_search=truehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25177005-the-murder-of-mary-russell?ac=1&from_search=true


 Location:  Books Inc. (Opera Plaza)
Address:  601 Van Ness Street, San Francisco
Tel: (415) 776-1111

October 10th, 2016 at 7:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26893819-the-girls?from_search=true
This is a ticketed event
https://www.jccsf.org/arts-ideas/emma-cline/

Book:  The Girls
Author:  Emma Cline
Location:  JCCSF
Address:  3200 California Street, San Francisco
Tel:  (415) 292-1200


October 10th, 2016 at 7:00pm


https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27276274-my-last-continent?ac=1&from_search=true
Book:  My Last Continent
Author:  Midge Raymond
Location:  Book Passage (Corte Madera)
Address:  51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Tel: (415) 927-0960 (800) 999-7909


October 11th, 2016 at 7:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29430729-the-kid?from_search=true
Book:  The Kid
Author:  Ron Hansen
Location:  Books Inc. (Santa Clara)
Address:  2712 Augustine Drive, Santa Clara
Tel: (408) 727-1500

October 13th, 2016 at 11:00am
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30658719-qb?ac=1&from_search=true
Tickets are $34 (Includes a signed book)
 
Book:  QB My Life Behind The Spiral
Author:  Steve Young
Location: Book Passage (San Franscisco)
Address:  1 Ferry Building
Tel: (415) 835-1020


October 13th, 2016 at 3:00pm

Book:  The Inquisitor's Tale
Author:  Adam Gidwitz
Location:  Hicklebee's Children's Books
Address:   1378 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose
Tel:  (408) 292-8880

October 13th, 2016 at 6:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30658719-qb?ac=1&from_search=true
Book:  QB My Life Behind The Spiral
Author:  Steve Young
Location: Barnes & Noble
Address:  313 Corte Madera Town Center, Corte Madera
Tel:  (415) 927-9016 

October 13th, 2016 at 7:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18520647-where-futures-end?from_search=truehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28954166-tattoo-atlas?from_search=truehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22749511-when-my-heart-was-wicked?from_search=truehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25064648-the-reader?ac=1&from_search=true

 NYMBC Presents Sci-Fi vs. Fantasy writers!
Location:  Sports Basement
Address:  1590 Bryant Street, San Francisco
Tel:  (415) 575-3000

 
October 13th, 2016 at 7:00pm


https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29430729-the-kid?from_search=true
Book:  The Kid
Author: Ron Hansen
Location:  Book Passage (Corte Madera)
Address:  51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Tel: (415) 927-0960 (800) 999-7909


October 14th, 2016 at 7:00pm



Book:  The Wangs vs. The World
Author:  Jade Chang
Location:  Books Inc. (Opera Plaza)
Address:  601 Van Ness Street, San Francisco
Tel: (415) 776-1111


October 14th, 2016 at 7:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30972176-michelangelo-s-ghost?from_search=truehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28504477-masking-for-trouble?from_search=true

 Mystery Night at A Great Good Place For Books

Book:  Michelangelo's Ghost
Author:  Gig Pandian
Book:  Masking For Trouble
Author:  Diane Vallere
Location:  A Great Good Place For Books
Address:  6120 LaSalle Avenue, Oakland
Tel:  (510) 339-8210  

October 15th, 2016 at 2:00pm

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28504477-masking-for-trouble?ac=1&from_search=truehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28504477-masking-for-trouble?ac=1&from_search=true

 

Book:  Michelangelo's Ghost
Author:  Gig Pandian
Book:  Masking For Trouble
Author:  Diane Vallere
Location: Book Passage (San Franscisco)
Address:  1 Ferry Building
Tel: (415) 835-1020

 
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  2. Sooo many good ones coming up. I will be going to some indeed! Let me know in email if you want to try to meet. vvb32 @yahoo

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