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Madeline Miller will be In Conversation for her Critically Acclaimed Hardcover Novel ~ Circe

09/19/2019 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Madeline Miller, The New York Times Bestselling Author of The Song of Achilles, will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books about her Critically Acclaimed Hardcover Novel Circe.  NEW AUTHOR EVENT DATE: Thursday, September 19, 2019, at 7:00 PM.  The OLD AUTHOR EVENT DATE was Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at 7:00 PM. ABOUT MADELINE MILLER:  Madeline Miller was born in Boston and...

Candace Bushnell will Present her New Hardcover Novel ~ Is There Still Sex in the City?

09/25/2019 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Candace Bushnell, The New York Times Bestselling Author of Sex and the City, will Present her New Hardcover Novel Is There Still Sex In the City?.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Mid-Continent Public Library. ABOUT CANDACE BUSHNELL:  Candace Bushnell is the critically acclaimed, Internationally Bestselling Author of Sex and the City, Lipstick Jungle, The Carrie Diaries, One Fifth Avenue, Trading Up,...

Delia Owens In Conversation for her Bestselling Hardcover Novel ~ Where the Crawdads Sing

09/28/2019 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Delia Owens, New York Times Bestselling Author, will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books about Delia's Debut Hardcover Novel Where the Crawdads Sing. ABOUT DELIA OWENS:  Delia Owens is the Co-Author of 3 Internationally Bestselling Nonfiction Books about her life as a Wildlife Scientist in Africa: Cry of the Kalahari, The Eye of the Elephant, and Secrets of the Savanna.  She has won the John...

SOLD OUT Jonathan Van Ness, Star of Netflix's Series "Queer Eye", will be In Conversation about his New Hardcover Memoir ~ Over The Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love

09/29/2019 - 7:00PM

SOLD OUT EVENT OVERVIEW:  Jonathan Van Ness, Star of Netflix's Series Queer Eye, will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books about Jonathan's New Hardcover Memoir Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love. ABOUT THE BOOK:  Who gave Jonathan Van Ness AKA "JVN", permission to be the radiant human he is today?  No one, honey. The truth is, it hasn’t always been gorgeous for this beacon of positivity and joy.  Before...

William McKeever Multimedia "Swim with the Sharks" Event is RESCHEDULED to Wednesday, October 02, 2019 ~ Emperors of the Deep: Sharks ~ The Ocean's Most Mysterious, Most Misunderstood, and Most Important Guardians!

10/02/2019 - 7:00PM

"Swim with the Sharks" is RESCHEDULED to Wednesday, October 02, 2019, at 7:00 PM, at Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology! This Comlimentary OPEN House Special Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology! EVENT OVERVIEW:  William McKeever, Documentary Filmmaker, Writer, and the Founder of the Non-Profit Organization Safeguard the Seas, will give a...

Craig Johnson will Present his New Hardcover ~ Land of Wolves: A Longmire Mystery

10/03/2019 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Craig Johnson, New York Times Bestselling Author, will Present his New Hardcover Land of Wolves: A Longmire Mystery. ABOUT CRAIG JOHNSON:  Craig Johnson is The New York Times Bestselling Author of 13 full-length Novels in The Longmire Mystery Series, as well as 3 works of Short Fiction featuring the beloved Sheriff.  His acclaimed Books have Won the Western Writers of America's Spur Award, the Will Rogers Medallion Award for Fiction, the...

William Kent Krueger will Present his New Hardcover Novel ~ This Tender Land

10/07/2019 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  William Kent Krueger, Award-Winning Author & The New York Times Bestselling Author of Ordinary Grace, will Present his New Hardcover Novel This Tender Land.  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 the New York Times Bestselling Ordinary Grace, Winner of The Edgar Award for Best...

Aarti Namdev Shahani will be In Conversation about her New Hardcover Memoir ~ Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares

10/10/2019 - 6:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Aarti Namdev Shahani, Award-Winning National Public Radio (NPR) Correspondent, will be In Conversation about her New Hardcover Memoir Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & The Kansas City Public Library. ABOUT AARTI SHAHANI:  Aarti Namdev Shahani is a Correspondent for NPR based in Silicon Valley, covering the largest companies on earth.  Her reporting...

W. Bruce Cameron will Celebrate the Publication and Launch of his New Hardcover Novel ~ A Dog's Promise

10/14/2019 - 6:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  W. Bruce Cameron, #1 New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author of A Dog's Purpose, will Celebrate the Publication and Launch of his New Hardcover Novel A Dog's Promise.  The Publication & Sale Date for A Dog's Promise is Tuesday, October 15, 2019.​​​​ ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  W. Bruce Cameron is the #1 New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author of A Dog's Purpose, A Dog's Way Home, and A Dog's Journey (all now Major...

Susan Rice will be In Conversation for her New Hardcover ~ Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For

10/22/2019 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Susan Rice, former National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books about Susan's New Hardcover Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For.  This Event is Co-Sponsored by Rainy Day Books & Truman Library Institute. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Susan Rice is currently Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow at the...

Timothy Egan In Conversation about his New Hardcover ~ A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith

10/22/2019 - 6:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Timothy Egan, Author & Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter, will be In Conversation with R. Crosby Kemper III, Director of The Kansas City Public Library, about Timothy's New Hardcover A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & The Kansas City Public Library. ABOUT TIMOTHY EGAN:  Timothy Egan is a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter and the Author of 8 other...

Elizabeth Strout will be In Conversation about her New Hardcover Novel ~ Olive, Again

10/23/2019 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Elizabeth Strout, New York Times Bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of Olive Kitteridge, will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books about Elizabeth's New Hardcover Novel Olive, Again. ABOUT ELIZABETH STROUT:  Elizabeth Strout is the #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Olive Kitteridge, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize; Anything Is Possible, her most recent Book and Winner of The Story Prize...

Joe Posnanski will be In Conversation about his New Hardcover ~ The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini

10/24/2019 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Joe Posnanski, New York Times Bestselling Author, will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books and Celebrate the Publication & Launch of his New Hardcover The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini. ABOUT JOE POSNANSKI:  Joe Posnanski is the Author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller Paterno, The Soul of Baseball, The Machine, and The Secret of Golf.  He is a National Columnist for NBC Sports...

Michael MacCambridge will be In Conversation for his New Hardcover ~ '69 Chiefs: A Team, A Season, and the Birth of Modern Kansas City ~ at a SPECIAL CHIEFS FAN EVENT!

10/27/2019 - 1:45PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Michael MacCambridge will be In Conversation with The Kansas City Star columnist Vahe Gregorian about Michael's New Hardcover '69 Chiefs: A Team, A Season, and the Birth of Modern Kansas City.  Michael and Vahe will be joined by former Kansas City Chiefs players and pro football Hall of Famers Willie Lanier and Jan Stenerud, and former Chiefs photographer Rod Hanna. The discussion will be accompanied by a special 30 Minute Screening of a Documentary Film...

Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman, will be In Conversation about her New Hardcover Cookbook ~ The Pioneer Woman Cooks: The New Frontier: 112 Fantastic Favorites for Everyday Eating

10/29/2019 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author and Food Network Star, will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books about Ree's New Hardcover Cookbook The Pioneer Woman Cooks: The New Frontier: 112 Fantastic Favorites for Everyday Eating. ABOUT THE BOOK:  Welcome to Ree's new frontier!  So much has happened on Drummond Ranch over the last couple of Years: The kids are growing up,...

Elizabeth Berg will be In Conversation about her New Hardcover Novel ~ The Confession Club ~ at a GIRLS' NIGHT OUT Author Event!

11/21/2019 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Elizabeth Berg, New York Times Bestselling Author, will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books about Elizabeth's New Hardcover Novel The Confession Club at a GIRLS' NIGHT OUT Author Event! ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Elizabeth Berg is the Author of many Bestselling Novels, including Night of Miracles, The Story of Arthur Truluv, Open House (an Oprah's Book Club selection), Talk Before Sleep, and The Year of Pleasures, as...

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