Reading Allowed

Wednesday • September 6 • 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.

 

Proof of Life (JP Beaumont) (HARPER)

Wednesday • September 6 • 7pm

Mill Creek store

New York Times best-selling author J. A. Jance joins us for a reading from her latest J. P. Beaumont thriller just a day after its release!

Before he retired, ...  Read more

On Anzio Beach

Wednesday • September 6 • 7pm

U District store

Join us for the launch party of Elizabeth Alexander's remarkable short story collection, On Anzio Beach. Set in "reality" and in the narrator's imagination, these riveting tales feature intermittently recurring ...  Read more

Razor Clams UW Press

Thursday • September 7 • 7pm

U District store

Pacific Magazine contributor and former Seattle Times art critic David Berger digs into the history of a favorite shellfish in his new book Razor Clams. Discover the nitty-gritty details of ...  Read more

All the Dirty Parts

Thursday • September 7 • 7:30pm

Temple De Hirsch Sinai 1511 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122

Best-selling authors Daniel Handler and Sherman Alexie discuss Handler's new novel.

All the Dirty Parts is the story of a horny high schooler named Cole. Cole fantasizes about ...  Read more

Lions by Bonnie Nadzam

Friday • September 8 • 6:30pm

U District store

Join Nancy Pearl's book club for a lively discussion of this month's book!

An atmospheric and mesmerizing second novel from critically acclaimed writer Bonnie Nadzam.

Lions, Colorado is a small town on the cusp of collapse. For 17-year-old Leigh Ransom and her boyfriend Gordon Walker, the future is a thing that lies outside their dying high-planes farming community. But when Gordon's father gives him a strange task from his death bed, the young man will have to decide whether to leave for college with his girlfriend or stay in Lions looking after his family's business and upholding the peculiar inheritance of Walker men.


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

True Stories and Tartarus

Friday • September 8 • 7pm

U District store

Felice Picano and Eric Andrews-Katz share their exciting new titles.

Picano's True Stories is a new collection of memoirs, many of which have never appeared in print. Inside ...  Read more

Readerfest

Saturday • September 9 • 11am

Magnuson Park Brig

Books, authors, costumes, face painting, food trucks, a Jim Valley concert, and a children's play by Last Leaf Productions! Join us for a free festival that was made for booklovers. ...  Read more

Alexander Hamilton: Revolutionary (FEIWEL AND FRIENDS)

Monday • September 11 • 7pm

U District store

Come to the launch party for Martha Brockenbrough's new book, Alexander Hamilton: Revolutionary. Complex, passionate, brilliant, flawed―Alexander Hamilton comes alive in this exciting biography. Discover this founding father's incredible true ...  Read more

Tuesday • September 12 • 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.

 

Resurgence: How Sounders FC Roared Back to Win MLS Cup (PROST PUBLISHING)

Tuesday • September 12 • 7pm

U District store

Attention Sounders fans! Writer, editor, and Radio Cascadia host Steven Agen joins us for a discussion and signing of his new book, Resurgence: How Sounders FC Roared Back to Win ...  Read more

Tuesday • September 12 • 7pm

Wilde Rover Irish Pub & Restaurant, 111 Central Way, Kirkland

TIDES, The Science and Spirit of the Ocean

Tuesday • September 12 • 7:30pm

University Lutheran Church

Conservationist, writer, and sailor Jonathan White combines scientific investigation with personal memoir at the discussion for his new title, Tides . Travel with White as he crosses the globe to ...  Read more

Wednesday • September 13 • 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.

 

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Wednesday • September 13 • 3pm

U District store

Calling future cartoonists and comic book fans!

Join us second Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm for our graphic novel book club for kids.

We'll be introducing different kinds of graphic novels and helping budding artists and writers make their own! Learn about creating characters, framing art, story arcs, and more.

Bring a favorite graphic novel to share, a drawing or writing pad, a pen or pencil, and your creativity.

How to Talk About Places You've Never Been by Pierre Bayard

Wednesday • September 13 • 6pm

U District store

Join True Grace book club for a lively discussion of this month's book!

Written in the irreverent style that made How to Talk About Books You Haven't Read a critical and commercial success, this new book from psychoanalyst Pierre Bayard takes readers on a trip around the world, giving us essential guidance on how to talk about all those fantastic places we've never been. Practical, funny, and thought-provoking, How to Talk About Places You've Never Been delights and informs armchair globetrotters from the comfort of the living room.


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

Frank, the Seven-Legged Spider (SASQUATCH)

Wednesday • September 13 • 7pm

U District store

Seattle author and illustrator Michaele Razi treats us to a reading of her debut children's title, Frank, the Seven-Legged Spider. Frank loves being a spider, especially the part that involves ...  Read more

Good Vibrations (PENGUINRANDOM)

Wednesday • September 13 • 7pm

U District store

Legendary front man of The Beach Boys, Mike Love, visits our store for a signing of his memoir, Good Vibrations. In it, he tells the full story of the band ...  Read more

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