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Mystery Book Club Discusses Nightblind: A Thriller by Ragnar Jonasson

08/27/2018 - 6:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW AND FORMAT:  Rainy Day Books will Present an In-Store Book Club Discussion of Nightblind: A Thriller by Ragnar Jonasson.  Becci West, Manager, will lead the discussion of Nightblind: A Thriller . ABOUT THE BOOK: Ari Thor Arason is a local policeman who has an uneasy relationship with the villagers in an idyllically quiet fishing village in Northern Iceland—where no one locks their doors. The peace of this close-knit community is shattered by a murder. One...

Adib Khorram will appear In Conversation for his Young Adult Debut Novel ~ Darius the Great Is Not Okay

08/30/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Adib Khorram will Celebrate the Publication of his Debut Young Adult (YA) Hardcover Novel Darius the Great Is Not Okay, and be In Conversation about his New Book with Megan Bannen, Local Author of the Young Adult (YA) Hardcover The Bird and the Blade. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Adib Khorram is an Author, a Graphic Designer, and a Tea Enthusiast.  If he's not writing (or at his day job), you can probably find him trying to get his 100 yard...

George Pelecanos will Present his New Hardcover Novel ~ The Man Who Came Uptown ~ at our "Scene of the Crime Night" Event!

09/12/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  George Pelecanos will Celebrate the Publication of his New Hardcover Novel The Man Who Came Uptown, and discuss his life and work with the audience at our "Scene of the Crime Night" Event. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  George Pelecanos is the Bestselling Author of 20 Novels set in and around Washington, D.C.  He is also an Independent Film Producer, and a Producer and Emmy-Nominated Writer on the HBO Series: The Wire, Treme, and The Deuce.  He...

Neal Bascomb will Present his New Hardcover ~ The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great War

09/20/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Neal Bascomb will Present his New Hardcover The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great War.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & The National WWI Museum and Memorial. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Neal Bascomb is the National Award-Winning and New York Times Bestselling Author of The Winter Fortress, Hunting Eichmann, The Perfect Mile, Higher, The Nazi Hunters, Red Mutiny, among others....

Sally Field, 2 Time Academy Award-Winning Actress will be In Conversation about her New Hardcover Memoir ~ In Pieces

09/23/2018 - 7:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Sally Field, Academy Award-Winner of 2 Oscars for Best Actress, will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books about Sally's New Hardcover Memoir In Pieces. ABOUT SALLY FIELD: Sally Field is a 2 Time Academy Award-Winning Actress, and 3 Time Emmy Award-Winning Actress who has portrayed dozens of iconic roles on both the large and small screens.  In 2012, she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and...

William Kent Krueger will Present his New Hardcover ~ Desolation Mountain: A Cork O'Connor Mystery

09/24/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  William Kent Krueger, New York Times Bestselling Author will Present his New Hardcover  Desolation Mountain: A Cork O'Connor Mystery.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Mid-Continent Public Library. ABOUT WILLIAM KENT KRUEGER:  William Kent Krueger is the award-winning author of seventeen previous Cork O'Connor novels, including Tamarack County and Windigo Island, as well as the novel Ordinary Grace, winner of the...

Keith O'Brien will Present his New Hardcover ~ Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History

09/25/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Keith O'Brien will Present his New Hardcover Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Keith O'Brien is an Award-Winning Journalist, a former Reporter for The Boston Globe, a regular Contributor to National Public Radio and Politico, and a critically acclaimed Author of Books about...

Loren Long, Award-Winning Author & Illustrator will Present his New Picture Book Hardcover ~ There's a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake

09/26/2018 - 6:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Loren Long, Award-Winning Author & Illustrator will Present and Celebrate the Publication of his New Hardcover Children's Picture Book There's a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Loren Long is the Creator of the Otis Series of Picture Books: Otis, Otis and the Tornado, Otis and the Puppy, An Otis Christmas, Otis and the Scarecrow, Otis Gives Thanks, and Otis and the Kittens, as well as Little Tree. ...

Hank Green will Introduce his Debut Hardcover Novel ~ An Absolutely Remarkable Thing, with Special Guest John Green!

09/29/2018 - 7:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Hank Green will Introduce his Debut Hardcover Novel An Absolutely Remarkable Thing alongside Special Guest John Green, New York Times Bestselling Author.  This Multimedia experience will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. ABOUT THE NOVEL:  In his much-anticipated Debut Hardcover Novel, Hank Green, Co-Creator of Crash Course, Vlogbrothers, and SciShow, spins a sweeping, cinematic tale about a young woman who becomes...

Kyle Mills will Present his New Hardcover ~ Red War: A Mitch Rapp Novel

10/01/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Kyle Mills, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books about his New Hardcover Thriller Red War: A Mitch Rapp Novel.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Mid-Continent Public Library. ABOUT KYLE MILLS:  Kyle Mills is the #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of 15 political thrillers, including The Survivor for Vince...

Deborah Harkness will Present her New Hardcover Novel ~ Time's Convert

10/03/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Deborah Harkness, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Discovery of Witches will Present her New Hardcover Novel Time's Convert.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Mid-Continent Public Library. ABOUT DEBORAH HARKNESS:  Deborah Harkness is the #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, and The Book of Life.  Deborah is a History Professor at the...

Sarah Smarsh will Present her Debut Hardcover ~ Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth

10/03/2018 - 6:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Sarah Smarsh will Present her Debut Hardcover Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Sarah Smarsh has covered socioeconomic class, politics, and public policy for The Guardian, VQR, NewYorker.com, Harpers.org, The Texas Observer, and many others.  She is currently a Joan Shorenstein Fellow at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.  A former Professor of Nonfiction Writing, Smarsh...

Kate Morton will Present her New Hardcover Novel ~ The Clockmaker's Daughter

10/10/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Kate Morton, Internationally Bestselling Author of The House at Riverton, will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books about Kate’s New Hardcover The Clockmaker's Daughter. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Kate Morton, a native Australian, holds Degrees in Dramatic Art and English Literature.  She is the Internationally Bestselling Author of The House at Riverton, The Distant Hours, The Secret Keeper, and more.  She lives...

Leif Enger will Present his New Hardcover Novel ~ Virgil Wander

10/15/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Leif Enger, Bestselling Author of Peace Like a River, will Present his New Hardcover Novel Virgil Wander.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Mid-Continent Public Library. ABOUT LEIF ENGER:  Leif Enger was raised in Osakis, Minnesota, and worked as a Reporter and Producer for Minnesota Public Radio before writing his Bestselling Debut Novel Peace Like a River, which won the Independent Publisher Book Award and...

Tish Jett Reception at Nell Hill's for her New Hardcover ~ Living Forever Chic: Frenchwomen's Timeless Secrets for Everyday Elegance, Gracious Entertaining, and Enduring Allure

10/20/2018 - 2:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Tish Jett, French Author and Blogger, will Celebrate her New Hardcover Living Forever Chic: Frenchwomen's Timeless Secrets for Everyday Elegance, Gracious Entertaining, and Enduring Allure.  This Event is Presented by Rainy Day Books & Nell Hill's at The Village at Briarcliff. ABOUT TISH JETT:  Tish Jett was a Fashion Editor for The New York Daily News Tonight Edition (under Clay Felker), the style and fashion editor of the...

B. A. Shapiro will Present her New Hardcover Novel ~ The Collector's Apprentice

10/23/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  B. A. Shapiro, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Art Forger, and The Muralist, will Present her New Hardcover Novel The Collector's Apprentice. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  B. A. Shapiro, is the Author of the Award-Winning New York Times Bestseller The Art Forger and the Bestseller The Muralist.  She has taught Sociology at Tufts University and Creative Writing at Northeastern University, and lives in Boston with her husband, Dan, and their dog,...

John Kaag In Conversation for his new Hardcover ~ Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are

10/29/2018 - 6:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  John Kaag will be In Conversation with Clancy Martin, University of Missouri-Kansas City Professor, Canadian Philospher, Essayist & Novelist, about John's New Hardcover Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  John Kaag  is a professor of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. He is the author of American Philosophy: A Love Story, which was an NPR Best Book of 2016 and a New York Times...

Susan Orlean will Present her New Hardcover ~ The Library Book

10/30/2018 - 6:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Susan Orlean will Present her New Hardcover The Library Book. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Susan Orlean has been a Staff Writer at The New Yorker since 1992.  She is the Author of 7 Books, including Rin Tin Tin, Saturday Night, and The Orchid Thief, which was made into the Academy Award–Winning Movie Adaptation.  Susan lives with her family and her animals in upstate New York. ABOUT THE NEW BOOK:  On the morning of April 29, 1986,...

Doris Kearns Goodwin In Conversation for her New Hardcover ~ Leadership: In Turbulent Times

11/09/2018 - 7:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Doris Kearns Goodwin, New York Times Bestselling & Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian will be In Conversation with David Von Drehle, Author, Historian & Journalist about Doris's New Hardcover Leadership: In Turbulent Times. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Doris Kearns Goodwin's interest in leadership began more than half a century ago as a professor at Harvard. Her experiences working for LBJ in the White House and later assisting him on his Memoirs...

Alexander McCall Smith will Present his New Hardcover ~ The Colors of All the Cattle: A No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Mystery

11/13/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Alexander McCall Smith, New York Times Bestselling Author will Present his New Hardcover The Colors of All the Cattle: A No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Mystery. This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Mid-Continent Public Library. ABOUT ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH: Alexander McCall Smith is the author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency novels and a number of other series and stand-alone books. His works have been translated...

Pete McBride, Award-Winning Photographer will give a Multimedia Presentation about his New Hardcover ~ The Grand Canyon: Between River and Rim

11/14/2018 - 7:00PM

SPECIAL EVENT OVERVIEW:  Pete McBride, Award-Winning Photographer, will give a Multimedia Presentation about his once-in-a-lifetime experience, an end-to-end, rim-to-river exploration of the Grand Canyon documented in his New Hardcover The Grand Canyon: Between River and Rim. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Pete McBride has traveled on assignment to more than 75 Countries for the National Geographic Society, Smithsonian, Outside, Esquire, Microsoft, and The Nature Conservancy...

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