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Megan Gilmore will Present her New Softcover The Fresh and Healthy Instant Pot Cookbook: 75 Easy Recipes for Light Meals to Make in Your Electric Pressure Cooker

10/22/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Megan Gilmore, Author & Nutritionist, will be In Conversation with Dr. Michelle Robin, DC, FASA, CCSP, CCWP, about Megan's New Softcover The Fresh and Healthy Instant Pot Cookbook: 75 Easy Recipes for Light Meals to Make in Your Electric Pressure Cooker.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Your Wellness Connection. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Megan Gilmore is the Author of Everyday Detox and No Excuses Detox, and the Creator and Recipe...

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

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...

Jane Leavy will Present her New Hardcover ~ The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created

10/24/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Jane Leavy, New York Times Bestselling Author will Present her New Hardcover The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Jane Leavy is an Award-Winning Former Sportswriter and Feature Writer for The Washington Post.  She is the Author of Sandy Koufax and the Comic Novel Squeeze Play, called "the Best Novel ever written about baseball" by Entertainment Weekly.  She lives in Washington, D.C. ABOUT THE NEW...

Melissa Hartwig, Co-Creator & CEO of The Whole30 Program, will be In Conversation about her New Hardcover ~ The Whole30 Slow Cooker: 150 Totally Compliant Prep-and-Go Recipes for Your Whole30

10/25/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Melissa Hartwig, #1 Bestselling Author, and Co-Creator & CEO of The Whole30 Program, will be In Conversation with Shanna DiPaolo Keller, Social Media Director of Digital Content for The Whole30 Program about Melissa's New Hardcover The Whole30 Slow Cooker: 150 Totally Compliant Prep-and-Go Recipes for Your Whole30.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Your Wellness Connection. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Melissa Hartwig is a Certified...

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

10/29/2018 - 6:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  John Kaag, Professor of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, will be In Conversation with Clancy Martin, Professor of Philosophy, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Canadian Philosopher, Essayist & Novelist, about John's New Hardcover Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are. Read John Kaag's "Nietzsche Made Me Do It" in The New York Times ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  John Kaag is a Professor of Philosophy at the...

Susan Orlean will Present her New Hardcover ~ The Library Book

10/30/2018 - 6:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Susan Orlean, Bestselling Author of The Orchid Thief 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...

Justin Martin will Present his New Hardcover A Fierce Glory: Antietam - The Desperate Battle That Saved Lincoln and Doomed Slavery

11/01/2018 - 6:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Justin Martin will Present his New Hardcover A Fierce Glory: Antietam - The Desperate Battle That Saved Lincoln and Doomed Slavery. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Justin Martin is the Author of 5 Books, with his two most recent titles covering Civil War-era subjects.  Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America's First Bohemians, selected as the outstanding biography of 2014 by the Victoria Society, New York, and as a finalist for the Marfield Prize, was...

Michael Beschloss, Author of his New Hardcover ~ Presidents of War ~ at a SPECIAL EVENT for The Bennett Forum on the Presidency

11/03/2018 - 7:00PM

Michael Beschloss, Author of his New Hardcover Presidents of War at a SPECIAL EVENT for The 12th Annual Bennett Forum on the Presidency. Rainy Day Books is pleased to partner with Truman Library Institute for Michael Beschloss' appearance and will have his Books for Sale at this Event. Our nation has weathered crises since its inception, and presidents have successfully utilized a variety of different leadership styles and decision-making strategies to successfully navigate...

Doris Kearns Goodwin will be In Conversation about her New Hardcover ~ Leadership in Turbulent Times

11/09/2018 - 7:30PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Doris Kearns Goodwin, New York Times Bestselling Author & Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian will be In Conversation with David Von Drehle, Author, Historian & Journalist about Doris' New Hardcover Leadership in Turbulent Times. Watch: The LBJ Dilemma Doris Kearns Goodwin, New York Times Bestselling Author & Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian discusses why she wrestled with including President Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ), a crusader for...

Martina McBride will be In Conversation for her New Hardcover ~ Martina's Kitchen Mix: My Recipe Playlist for Real Life

11/12/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Martina McBride will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books about Martina's life, career, and New Hardcover Martina's Kitchen Mix: My Recipe Playlist for Real Life. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Martina Mcbride is a Kansas native and country music icon who made her debut on the charts in 1992. She has earned a string of hits across 13 albums, and has sold over 14 million albums. She is the author of Around the Table:...

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

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: The New No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Novel. This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Mid-Continent Public Library. ABOUT ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH:  Alexander McCall Smith is the Bestselling Author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Novels and a number of other Series and stand-alone Books.  ...

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.  Check out PeteMcBride.com and see some of his spectacular Photography! ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Pete McBride has traveled on assignment to more than 75 Countries for the National...

Shannon Messenger will Present her New Middle Grade Hardcover ~ Flashback (Keeper of the Lost Cities #7)

11/15/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Shannon Messenger, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author, will Present her New Hardcover Middle Grade Novel Flashback (Keeper of the Lost Cities #7).  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Mid-Continent Public Library. ABOUT SHANNON MESSENGER:  Shannon Messenger graduated from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, where she learned--among other things--that she liked watching movies much better than making them....

Michael C. Kathrens will Present his New Hardcover ~ Kansas City Houses: 1885-1938 ~ at a Meet & Greet Reception and Booksigning at a NEW DATE & TIME.

11/24/2018 - 1:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Michael C. Kathrens, Kansas City Author will Celebrate the Publication and Present his New Hardcover Kansas City Houses: 1885-1938! Order A Personalized Author Autographed Book Now! ABOUT THE NEW BOOK:  Kansas City Houses: 1885-1938 explores the development of Kansas City's affluent residential districts beginning with Quality Hill in the 1850s, through the boom years of the 1920s, including the Sunset Hill and Mission Hills districts.  ...

Louise Penny will Present her New Hardcover ~ Kingdom of the Blind: A Chief Inspector Armand Gamache Mystery

12/02/2018 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Louise Penny, Internationally Bestselling Mystery Author will Present her New Hardcover Kingdom of the Blind: A Chief Inspector Armand Gamache Mystery. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Louise Penny a Former CBC Radio Journalist, is the #1 New York Times, Globe and Mail Bestselling Author of 12 Chief Inspector Armand Gamache Novels.  She has been awarded the John Creasey Dagger, Nero, Macavity and Barry Awards, as well as two each of the Arthur Ellis...

Elizabeth Berg will Present her New Hardcover Novel ~ Night of Miracles

12/04/2018 - 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 Night of Miracles. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Elizabeth Berg is the Author of many Bestselling Novels, including The Story of Arthur Truluv, Open House (an Oprah's Book Club selection), Talk Before Sleep, and The Year of Pleasures, as well as the short story collection The Day I Ate Whatever I...

Brad Meltzer will Present his New Hardcover ~ The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington

01/17/2019 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Brad Meltzer, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of The Escape Artist, will Present his New Hardcover The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Truman Library Institute. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Brad Meltzer, is the #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of The Escape Artist, The Inner Circle, and many other Bestselling Thrillers, as well as the "Ordinary People Change the...

Matthew Quirk will Present his New Hardcover Novel ~ The Night Agent

01/23/2019 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Matthew Quirk, New York Times Bestselling Author of The 500, will Present his New Hardcover Novel The Night Agent.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Mid-Continent Public Library. ABOUT MATTHEW QUIRK:  Matthew Quirk studied History and Literature at Harvard College.  After Graduation, he joined The Atlantic and spent 5 Years at the Magazine, Reporting on a variety of subjects, including crime, private military...

Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen will Present their New Hardcover Thriller ~ An Anonymous Girl

01/31/2019 - 7:00PM

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen, New York Times Bestselling Authors of The Wife Between Us, will Present their New Hardcover Thriller An Anonymous Girl.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Mid-Continent Public Library. ABOUT THE AUTHORS:   Greer Hendricks spent over 2 decades as an Editor.  Her writing has been published in The New York Times and Publishers Weekly.  Her first Book, The...

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