Reading Allowed

Tuesday • July 25 • 11am

U District store

Join us at our U District store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books.

You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and entertainment.

StoryTime for Kids is appropriate for ages 3 - 7.

 

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Tuesday • July 25 • 7pm

U District store

Meet one of the major players in the cyberpunk movement!

Three-time winner of the Locus Award, two-time winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, one-time winner of the ...  Read more

Choose to Matter Disney

Tuesday • July 25 • 7pm

University Temple United Methodist Church The Sanctuary, 1415 NE 43rd Street

Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and World Cup Champion Julie Foudy takes us on a journey to discover our authentic selves with her new book, Choose to Matter. This book serves ...  Read more

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Wednesday • July 26 • 10:30am

U District store

Calling future cartoonists and comic book fans!

Join us on Wednesdays for our summer Kids Graphic Novel Book Group.

We'll be introducing different kinds of graphic novels ...  Read more

Wednesday • July 26 • 11am

Mill Creek store

Join us at our Mill Creek store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books. You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and refreshments. StoryTime for Kids is appropriate for toddler to preschool age children. Call 425.385.3530 for details.

 

The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore

Wednesday • July 26 • 6:30pm

Mill Creek store

Join Main Street book club for a lively discussion of this month's book!

Novelist and Oscar-winning screenwriter (The Imitation Game) Graham Moore offers an electrifying vision of the Gilded Age in a New York Times bestseller inspired by true events. Recent Columbia Law School graduate Paul Cravath finds himself at the center of a billion-dollar lawsuit over a revolutionary invention: the lightbulb. Tech innovators of the 90s (1890s) George Westinghouse and Thomas Edison face off in an exciting legal thriller rife with rich period detail, Great Gatsby-esque glamour, iconic characters, and intrigue.

Book club members, save 20% when you purchase this title at our Mill Creek store.

Union Jack: John F. Kennedys Special Relationship with Great Britain (DARTMOUTH U PRESS)

Wednesday • July 26 • 7pm

U District store

Acclaimed biographer and favorite pop culture writer Christopher Sanford examines John F. Kennedy's lifelong love affair with England in Union Jack. From his speaking style to his tastes in art, ...  Read more

The Widow Nash by Jamie Harrison

Thursday • July 27 • 6:30pm

U District store

VENUE CHANGE: This event will now be held at our U District store. It was previously listed as taking place at our Mill Creek store.

Join the Refined Reads book club!

Refined Reads is our fantastic new book club in partnership with KOMO's Seattle Refined. Each month we introduce you to one amazing, discussion-worthy book and meet up to talk about it at one of our stores. Read along with us during the month through weekly check-ins with page goals, exclusive content, and author interviews. You'll also get the chance to participate in on-camera discussions for the show!

Sign up for the book club HERE and join us for one of our monthly book discussions.

July Title: The Widow Nash

In July, we'll be reading The Widow Nash by Jamie Harrison and meeting up to discuss the book on July 27 at 6:30pm at our Mill Creek store.

Monthly Refined Reads book discussions rotate among different University Book Store locations around the Puget Sound.

Stay on top of this and other bookstore events by signing up for our events enewsletter today!

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo (SIMON & SCHUSTER)

Thursday • July 27 • 6:30pm

Theo Chocolate Factory 3400 Phinney Ave

Join us for a fun and decadent evening with author Taylor Jenkins Reid at Theo Chocolate! Reid's fantastic new title, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is our July Book ...  Read more

Fearless Writing (WRITERS DIGEST BOOKS)

Thursday • July 27 • 7pm

U District store

Editor-in-Chief of Author magazine and host of online radio program Author2Author, William Kenower, offers amazing, holistic writing advice at the discussion for his new book. Filled with wisdom and practical ...  Read more

The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide (HACHETTE)

Friday • July 28 • 6pm

Jackson High School

#1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer returns on tour for the sixth and final book in The Land of Stories series! Join us for an interactive event that ...  Read more

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The Cold Dish by Craig Johnson

Friday • July 28 • 7pm

Mill Creek store

Join the Usual Suspects book club for a lively discussion of this month's book!

The first mystery in the series that inspired hit show Longmire.

Best-selling author Craig Johnson first introduced readers to veteran sheriff Walt Longmire in his finely tailored debut novel, The Cold Dish. When Cody Pritchard is found dead near the Cheyenne reservation, everyone believes it was an accident. But two years earlier, Cody was one of four high schoolers convicted of raping a young Cheyenne girl. When another of the four turns up dead, it looks like vengeance. Tensions between the white population and the neighboring Native American community mount as Walt faces one of the most challenging cases of his career in this modern American West mystery.


Book club members, save 20% when you purchase this title at our Mill Creek store.

MotoMice (BEYOND WORDS)

Saturday • July 29 • 3pm

U District store

Illustrator and author Paul Owen Lewis delivers a heartwarming depiction of the motorcycle community with his new book. Ride with the MotoMice to discover what bikers everywhere know—when you're on ...  Read more

Sunday • July 30 • 2pm

Tacoma store

Accio Harry Potter Fans!

In celebration of the Pottermore's new Wizarding World Book Club, we're hosting a Harry Potter-themed party. Join us for wand making, a costume contest, O.W.L. ...  Read more

Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen

Sunday • July 30 • 4pm

Mill Creek store

Join Garden Reads book club for a lively discussion of this month's book!

Blending horticulture folklore, magic, sisterhood, and Southern flavor, this enchanting debut novel from Sarah Addison Allen makes for a fun summer read!

The Waverleys have always been a curious family. Their peculiar gifts and garden full of supernatural plants make them outsiders even in their hometown of Bascom, North Carolina. Thirty-four-year-old Claire Waverley—whose talent lies in magically infused cooking—has found success as a caterer, but not all Waverley women embrace their legacy. Claire's mother ran away from it. Her sister, Sydney, eventually did as well. Now, ten years later, Sydney is suddenly back in Bascom with a young daughter of her own and the potential to turn Claire's quiet, solitary world on its head.


Book club members, save 20% when you purchase this title at our Mill Creek store.

Confession of the Lioness by Mia Couto

Monday • July 31 • 6pm

The book store cafe fireside

Join Nick's Picks book club for a lively discussion of this month's book!

Mariamar's sister, Silencia, was the most recent victim of the lions attacking the villagers of Kulumani in Mozambique. Now, a hunter has arrived to kill the marauding animals and he's someone Mariamar knows; moody charmer Archie Bullseye saved her from the unwanted attentions of the village policeman. Archie and Mariamar are the only two who suspect what is really happening as terror mounts and lions are not the only danger. Told in alternating diaries between Mariamar and Archie, this plunge into ancient African religion and deadly contemporary jealousies builds to an unforgettable encounter.

Book club members, save 20% when you purchase this title at our U District store.

Monday • July 31 • 6pm

U District store

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