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SPECIAL EVENT: Terry Brooks: Meet The New York Times Bestselling Author

01/27/2018 - 2:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Terry Brooks, New York Times Bestselling Author will answer audience questions about his life and work, and Meet & Greet fans after the discussion.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Mid-Continent Public Library and Co-Sponsored by The Coterie.  Terry Brooks will appear in Kansas City in celebration of the World Premiere of the Play The Secret of Courage, written by Laurie Brooks and based on...

Rainy Day Books Book Club Discussion of Celine: A Novel

02/12/2018 - 6:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW AND FORMAT:  Rainy Day Books will Present a Book Club Discussion of Celine: A Novel by Peter Heller.  Mary McBride, Bookseller, will discuss Celine in detail with the Attendees. ABOUT THE BOOK:  From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dog Stars, a gorgeously wrought story. Celine is not your typical private eye. With prep school pedigree and a pair of opera glasses for stakeouts, her methods are unconventional but extremely...

Emily Ecton will Present her New Middle Grade Hardcover ~ The Ambrose Deception, plus Claire Caterer and Lisa Harkrader will meet and greet fans!

02/13/2018 - 6:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Emily Ecton will Celebrate the Publication of her New Hardcover Middle Grade Novel The Ambrose Deception, alongside special guests Claire Caterer (author of the Key and the Flame series) and Lisa Harkrader (author of the Adventures of Beanboy series). ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Emily Ecton is the Author of 7 Middle Grade Books published under the names Emily Ecton and Emily Fairlie.  She is also a former Writer and Producer for Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!, the...

George Saunders will Present his Man Booker Prize-Winning Novel ~ Lincoln in the Bardo

02/15/2018 - 6:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  George Saunders will Present his Man Booker Prize-Winning Softcover Novel Lincoln in the Bardo. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  George Saunders is the Author of 8 Books, including the story collections Pastoralia and Tenth of December, which was a Finalist for the National Book Award.  He has received Fellowships from The Lannan Foundation, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, and The Guggenheim Foundation.  In 2006, he was Awarded a MacArthur Fellowship...

Tayari Jones will Present her New Hardcover Novel ~ An American Marriage

02/21/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Tayari Jones will Present her New Hardcover Novel An American Marriage.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Mid-Continent Public Library. ABOUT Tayari Jones:   Tayari Jones is the Author of 4 Novels, including Silver Sparrow, The Untelling, and Leaving Atlanta.  Jones holds Degrees from Spelman College, Arizona State University, and the University of Iowa.  She serves on the MFA faculty at Rutgers and blogs on...

Michio Kaku will Present his New Hardcover ~ The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth

02/28/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:   Michio Kaku, The New York Times #1 Bestselling Author of The Future of the Mind will give a Multimedia Presentation about his New Hardcover The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Michio Kaku is a Professor of Physics at the City...

John Hart will Present his New Hardcover Novel ~ The Hush

03/20/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  John Hart will Present his New Hardcover Novel The Hush. This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Mid-Continent Public Library. ABOUT JOHN HART:   John Hart is the Author of 5 New York Times Bestsellers: The King of Lies, Down River, The Last Child, Iron House, and Redemption Road.  The only Author in History to Win the Edgar Award for Best Novel consecutively, John has also Won the Barry Award, the...

Lisa See will Present her New Softcover Novel ~ The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

04/04/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Lisa See will Present her New Softcover Novel The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Mid-Continent Public Library. ABOUT LISA SEE:  Lisa See is the New York Times Bestselling Author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, Shanghai Girls, China Dolls, and Dreams of Joy, which debuted at #1.  She is also the Author of On Gold Mountain,...

Linda Spalding will present her New Hardcover Novel ~ A Reckoning

04/09/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Linda Spalding will Present her New Hardcover Novel A Reckoning.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Mid-Continent Public Library. ABOUT Linda Spalding:   Linda Spalding was born in Topeka, Kansas and lived in Mexico and Hawaii before immigrating to Canada in 1982. She is the author of four critically acclaimed novels, The Purchase (awarded Canada's Governor General's Literary Award), Daughters of Captain Cook, The...

Alex Grecian will present his new Hardcover Mystery ~ The Saint of Wolves and Butchers

04/17/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Alex Grecian will Present his New Hardcover Mystery The Saint of Wolves and Butchers.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Mid-Continent Public Library. ABOUT Alex Grecian:   Alex Grecian is the nationally bestselling author of The Yard, The Black Country, The Devil's Workshop, The Harvest Man, Lost and Gone Forever, and The Saint of Wolves and Butchers, as well as the critically acclaimed graphic novels Proof and...

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