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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13
7pm | PHOENIX | JORDAN MATTER | BORN TO DANCE: CELEBRATING THE WONDER OF CHILDHOOD | YouTube star Jordan Matter, the New York Times bestselling author of Dancers Among Us, shares his latest book. In one dazzling photograph after another, he portrays dancers—ages 2 through 18—in ordinary and extraordinary pursuits, from hanging with friends to taking selfies, from leaping for joy to feeling left out. What they all share is the skill to elevate their hopes and dreams with beauty, humor, grace, and surprise. Paired with empowering words from the dancers themselves, the photographs convey each child's declaration that they were born to dance. More »
7pm | PHOENIX | TEEN EVENT | KRISTINA PÉREZ | SWEET BLACK WAVES | IN CONVERSATION WITH KELLY DEVOS | Authors Kristina Pérez and Kelly DeVos (Fat Girl on a Plane) discuss Pérez's debut young adult novel, a lush fantasy about warring countries and forbidden romance. As best friend and lady-in-waiting to the princess, Branwen is guided by two principles: devotion to her homeland and hatred for the raiders who killed her parents. When she unknowingly saves the life of her enemy, he awakens her ancient healing magic and opens her heart. Branwen begins to dream of peace, but the princess she serves is not so easily convinced. Fighting for what's right, even as her powers grow, will set Branwen against her best friend and the only man she's ever loved. Kristina Pérez's debut features star-crossed lovers who changed the fate of two nations. Inspired by the legend of Tristan and Iseult, this is the story of the legend's true heroine: Branwen. More »
7pm | TEMPE | DON MIGUEL RUIZ, JR. | THE SEVEN SECRETS TO HEALTHY, HAPPY RELATIONSHIPS | The "Toltec Master of Transformation" and author of Mastery of Self shares his latest. In this one-of-a-kind book, bestselling authors don Miguel Ruiz, Jr. and HeatherAsh Amara share their seven secrets to healthy, happy relationships: Commitment, Freedom, Awareness, Healing, Joy, Communication, and Release. Understanding and enacting these principles can help you at any stage in your intimate partnering, whether you've been with someone for many years or are currently single and want to prepare for a relationship. More »

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14
7pm | PHOENIX | FOUND IN TRANSLATION BOOK CLUB | THE RAINBOW TROOPS | In Found in Translation we'll delve into a work of international literature in a small group setting while enjoying coffee, beer, or wine from First Draft Book Bar, located inside Changing Hands Phoenix. This month we discuss The Rainbow Troops by Andrea Hirata, translated by Angie Kilbane. More »
7:30pm | OFFSITE | NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE! | DAN BUETTNER AND DAVID MCCLAIN | "THE SEARCH FOR LONGEVITY" | Author Dan Buettner and photographer/filmmaker David McLain visit Mesa Arts Center as part of the National Geographic Live! series. Their collaboration on "The Secrets of Longevity" cover story for National Geographic became the foundation for The Blue Zones, a global movement to live longer, better lives. Their book, The Blue Zones Kitchen, explores the world's longevity diets. More »

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15
9:15am | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | BABY TIME | Babies (accompanied by a favorite adult) enjoy songs, activities to promote movement, rhymes, books, and playtime in each lively session. Baby Time gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with young children. Also join us in Phoenix at 9:15am on Thursday, November 29. More »
10am | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | STORYTIME | Join us for interactive storytime for pre-schoolers and kindergarteners. More »
6:30pm | PHOENIX | TEEN EVENT | POP-UP BOOK CLUB | THE HATE U GIVE | The bestselling young adult novel by Angie Thomas is getting the Hollywood treatment starring Amandla Stenberg. Early reviews are stellar, but we're firm believers that you should always read the book and not just see the movie. And because reading with friends is better, we're holding a special book club to celebrate and discuss The Hate U Give. Join Arizona Republic reporter, First Draft Book Club moderator, and lifelong bookworm Barbara VanDenburgh and ASU assistant Professor Mildred Boveda for a guided conversation about The Hate U Give. More »

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16
7pm | PHOENIX | JOSEPH FINK | ALICE ISN'T DEAD | From the New York Times bestselling co-author of It Devours! and Welcome to Night Vale comes a fast-paced thriller about a truck driver searching across America for the wife she had long assumed to be dead. More »
7pm | TEMPE | LIZA MUNDY | CODE GIRLS | The New York Times bestselling author and former Washington Post reporter discusses the untold story of American women code breakers of World War II. More »

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17
10am | PHOENIX | FAMILY EVENT | NOCTURNALS STORYTIME PARTY | Join us for a special storytime party with The Nocturnals. Enjoy a reading of The Moonlight Meeting, Nocturnals games, crafts, and giveaways. Kids also receive bookplates signed by author Tracey Hecht! More »
11am | TEMPE | FAMILY EVENT | RODO SOFRANAC | THE RED TAIL TALE ON THE ARIZONA TRAIL |
Join local author Rodo Sofranac, along with Rowen, Rojo, Polly and the Peaputts, and other "Rodo Writes" characters. Sofranac reads from his two adventure books, The Red Tail Tale on the Arizona Trail and Polly and the Peaputts Pull Together. More »
3pm | TEMPE | TEEN EVENT | TEEN ADVISORY BOARD (T.A.B.) | GRIM LOVELIES | Teens meet to discuss Megan Shepherd's novel Grim Lovelies. More »
5:30-8:30pm | TEMPE | TAROT READINGS | James R. Betz offers advice on life, relationships, and career choices. Cost: $20 for 15 minutes. Registration at 480.730.0205. More info: 602.840.2222.
7pm | OFFSITE | PETE SOUZA | SHADE: A TALE OF TWO PRESIDENTS | Changing Hands is proud to present Pete Souza with his new book Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents, the follow-up to his #1 New York Times bestseller Obama: An Intimate Portrait. Shade is a portrait in contrasts, telling the tale of two presidencies through a series of powerful visual juxtapositions—with Pete Souza's unforgettable images of President Obama delivering new power and meaning when framed by tweets, headlines, quotes, and other material from the first 500 days of the Trump administration. Location: Orpheum Theatre, 203 W Adams St, Phoenix 85003 More »