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Author Events at our Corte Madera store, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA, (415) 927-0960. All events are free & open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Lisa Alpine - Oh La La! Stories with a French Twist

Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 4:00pm

Savor a moveable feast of travel stories with the accent on all things French. Mill Valley author Lisa Alpine hosts this effervescent literary afternoon featuring a cadre of très magnifique authors including: 

ISBN: 9780762437993
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Running Press Book Publishers - March 23rd, 2010

The Dordogne region comes alive through stories and recipes that reveal the culinary tradition of France’s best-kept secret.


$15.95
ISBN: 9781580052504
Availability: Special Order
Published: Seal Press - September 1st, 2008

Overwhelmed with the pain of a failed fifteen-year relationship, Camille Cusumano wanted badly to escape her life and heal her emotional wounds. After a violent encounter with her ex’s new girlfriend, Camille decided she had some serious soul-searching to do.


$12.95
ISBN: 9780984229338
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dancing Words Press - January 3rd, 2014

$14.95
ISBN: 9780984229369
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dancing Words Press - September 13th, 2014

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Corte Madera, CA 94925

Liz Cunningham - Ocean Country

Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 4:00pm

Ocean Country: One Woman's Voyage from Peril to Hope in her Quest to Save the Seas is an adventure story, a call to action, and a poetic meditation on the state of the seas. But most importantly it is the story of finding true hope in the midst of one of the greatest crises to face humankind, the rapidly degrading state of our environment.

By Liz Cunningham, Carl Safina (Foreword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781583949603
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: North Atlantic Books - September 8th, 2015

"Ocean Country" is an adventure story, a call to action, and a poetic meditation on the state of the seas. But most importantly it is the story of finding true hope in the midst of one of the greatest crises to face humankind, the rapidly degrading state of our environment.


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Corte Madera, CA 94925

Nancy Singleton Hachisu - Preserving the Japanese Way

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 5:30pm

Café Event with Book Inspired Snacks!

$40.00
ISBN: 9781449450885
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - August 11th, 2015

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Corte Madera, CA 94925

Maria Ross - Rebooting My Brain

Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 7:00pm

Co-sponsored by BINBA

$14.95
ISBN: 9780984893904
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Red Slice Press - May 2012

With refreshing candor, Ross shares how the relentless pace of her life came to a screeching halt when a brain aneurysm ruptured and nearly killed her. Along her stubborn road back to health, her resulting cognitive and emotional challenges forced her to reframe her life, her work, and her identity.


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Corte Madera, CA 94925

Jennifer and Michael Grais - Christa's Luck

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 6:30pm

Christa Cassidy knows that she’s lucky. She lives with her parents and older sister on a small ranch in a beautiful part of the world; she has a grandmother who loves her; and she’s expecting a baby sister before the end of the summer. She even has her own horse named Lucky,but like any other teenager, she’s suspended between childhood and adulthood, unsure of her place in the world. She’s really only at home when she’s sitting on a horse—particularly when she’s trying to track the Lost Herd through the canyons around her home.

$11.99
ISBN: 9780990605300
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Jennifer Grais and Michael Grais. Distributed - June 15th, 2015

nspired by a real horse rescue, Christa’s Luck is a teen fiction novel about Christa’s love for an endangered herd of wild horses and how her special connection with them inspires her to look beyond her own unforgivable mistakes and try again.


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Corte Madera, CA 94925

Catherine Armsden - Dream House

Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 4:00pm

In Dream House, Architect Gina Gilbert is coming apart, alienated by her clients grand, house dreams and no longer certain she feels at home in San Francisco. When she travels to Maine to put family affairs in order at her childhood home, Gina and her sister Cassie stir up decades-old suspicions and resentments. Gina struggles to reconcile toxic childhood memories that still permeate the house's rooms with her deep longing for its exquisite waterfront landscape.

$25.00
ISBN: 9780990537045
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Bonhomie Press - November 10th, 2015

Architect Gina Gilbert is coming apart, alienated by her clients grand, house dreams and no longer certain she feels at home in San Francisco. When she travels to Maine to put family affairs in order at her childhood home, Gina and her sister Cassie stir up decades-old suspicions and resentments.


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Corte Madera, CA 94925

Cammie McGovern & Julie Murphy: Young Adult Author Event co-sponsored by Beyond Differences

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

 

Wed. October 7, 2015 ŸŸŸ• 6:30pm • Admission is free

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Corte Madera, CA 94925

Alison McGhee - Firefly Hollow

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 10:00am

Special Children's Event

By Alison McGhee, Christopher Denise (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781442423367
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2015

Firefly. Cricket. Vole. Peter. Can four creatures from four very different Nations help one another find their ways in the world that can feel oh-so-big? Delve into this lush, unforgettable tale in the tradition of "Charlotte's Web "and "The Rats of NIMH," from the author of the "New York Times "bestselling "Someday."


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Corte Madera, CA 94925

Laura Fenamore - Skinny, Fat, Perfect

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 7:00pm

Skinny, Fat, Perfect: Love Who You See in the Mirror is part memoir, part road map, and whole-heartedly designed to help readers approach healthy body image and weight release from a different perspective. This book is not a diet or an exercise regime. It’s a guide for returning to self-love, healing old wounds, and being happy in your body at any size or age.

$17.19
ISBN: 9780991363582
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Reputation Books - July 2015

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Corte Madera, CA 94925

Frances Dinkelspiel - Tangled Vines

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 4:00pm

On October 12, 2005, a fire broke out in a massive old Navy bunker in Vallejo, California that had been converted into a wine warehouse known as Wines Central. Within hours, flames and heat had ravaged the concrete building, destroying more than four and a half million bottles of wine worth $250 million dollars. It was the costliest destruction of wine in history. That fire was deliberately set by a man named Mark Anderson who was at the end of his economic rope and, after being convicted of arson, is now doing prison time.

$26.99
ISBN: 9781250033222
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - October 6th, 2015

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