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Independent Bookstore Day

Independent Bookstore Day


SATURDAY, MAY 2
Join Changing Hands and independent bookstores across the country for parties, author readings, in-store events, and exclusive day-of merchandise in honor of the First Annual Independent Bookstore Day! More »

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Early Warning On the Move The Last Bookaneer Magonia The Game of Love and Death

Early Warning by Jane Smiley | From the Pulitzer Prize-winner: the second installment, following Some Luck, of her widely acclaimed, best-selling American trilogy, which brings the journey of a remarkable family with roots in the Iowa heartland into mid-century America. More »

On the Move: A Life by Oliver Sacks | The celebrated bard of the brain's quirks (author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat) reveals a flamboyant secret life and a multitude of intellectual passions in this rangy, introspective autobiography. More »

The Last Bookaneer by Matthew Pearl | In his latest, ingenious literary caper, the author of The Dante Club imagines the life of 19th-century manuscript thieves called bookaneers, who unscrupulously published others' novels on their own, thereby depriving authors of their financial due. More »

Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley | This soaring YA debut is a fiercely intelligent, multilayered fantasy where Neil Gaiman's Stardust meets John Green's The Fault in Our Stars in a story about a girl caught between two worlds, two races, and two destinies. More »

The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough | In Seattle in 1937 two seventeen-year-olds, Henry, who is white, and Flora, who is African-American, become the unwitting pawns in a game played by two immortal figures, Love and Death, where they must choose each other at the end, or one of them will die. More »

Other Events This Week


SATURDAY, MAY 2 | INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY
10am | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | STORYTIME WITH APRILYNNE PIKE | Bring the kiddos and join us for a special picture book storytime with the local New York Times bestselling teen author behind the Wings series in honor of Independent Bookstore Day. More »
10am | TEMPE | FAMILY EVENT | COSTUME STORYTIME WITH SHONNA SLAYTON | Bring the kiddos and your camera, and join us for pictures with Llama Llama while the author of Cinderella's Dress leads a picture book storytime in honor of Independent Bookstore Day. More »
5:30-8:30pm | TEMPE | INSIGHTS TAROT READINGS | James R. Betz offers advice on life, relationships and career choices. Cost: $20 for 15 minutes. Registration and pre-payment at 480.730.0205. More info: 602.840.2222.

SUNDAY, MAY 3
Noon-4pm | PHOENIX | INDOOR ARTISAN MARKET | A variety of local artists and merchants offer handmade gifts for sale. Here's a chance to get your graduation or Mother's Day shopping done early! More »
 

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