Women's National Book Association panel (Corte Madera)

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 1:00pm

Please join us for a celebrations of 100 years of women in the world of books with writer of the San Francisco Chapter of the WNBA.  Before women had the right to vote, the Women's National Book Association was advocating for women writers, booksellers, editors and "women in the world of books," starting in 1917.  This vital part of the Northern California publishing community includes New York Times bestselling authors, writing coaches, award-winning editors, literary agents, National Book Critics, book to film creatives, librarians,  and an Indiefab Publisher of the Year, offering insider secrets to getting your book published   In this Centennial Showcase, the authors from the WNBA-SF will read from their books and join in a panel discussion of how women's voices and those of diversity are more important than ever before. Signing and Q&A to follow. 

Featuring WNBA-SF writers:

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925
Cooking for Ghosts: Book I Secret Spice Cafe Trilogy (Secret Spice Cafe Series #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780989905640
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Published: HD Media Press Inc - October 7th, 2016

Do hearts broken long ago forever leave a tangible trace?

A Vegas cocktail waitress. An Indian herbalist. A British chemistry professor. An Italian-American widow. Four unique women with one thing in common: each is haunted by a tragedy from her past.

Talent Cover Image
ISBN: 9781629293356
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Published: Eternal Press - November 1st, 2015

Fifteen-and-half-year-old Sandee Mason wants to find her talent, get her driver's license, and stop living in the shadow of her big brother, Bri, who disappeared while serving in Afghanistan. Follow her journey as she experiences drama onstage and off.

Grateful Table: Blessings, Prayers and Graces Cover Image
By Brenda Knight (Editor), Nina Lesowitz (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781936740567
Availability: Backordered
Published: Viva Editions - November 5th, 2013

What would happen if you sat down to dinner with the likes of Alicia Keyes, Jonathan Safran Foer, David Lynch, Morgan Freeman, Sir Ben Kingsley, Alton Brown, Neil Gaiman, Deepak Chopra and David Foster Wallace? Fascinating conversation, without doubt, and one of the things that all these folks have in common is that they practice gratitude and have a lot to say about it.

Bloom Where You're Planted Cover Image
ISBN: 9781512759044
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Published: WestBow Press - October 26th, 2016

This daily devotional is about looking for God in our everyday lives. God gives us lessons in life to grow a stronger faith, but we need to watch for the blessings along our path. From the struggles of farm life, to the splendors of vacations. From the heartache of losing a loved one, to the joys of grand-parenting. From every day cleaning, to the blessings of unexpected precious moments.

Happy Healthy You: Your Total Wellness Toolkit for Renewing Body, Soul, and Mind Cover Image
ISBN: 9781633536234
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Published: Mango - August 15th, 2017

A health and wellness toolkit

Health and wellness: Happy Healthy You is a multidisciplinary approach to reclaiming ultimate wellness. We are all so busy nowadays, and tackling all those to-do lists can leave us drained, worn down, and lacking energy.

Alice Cover Image
ISBN: 9780985527051
Availability: Special Order
Published: Durare Publishing - March 31st, 2013

Thirteen-year-old Nina narrates the story of her mother, Alice, who has always been responsible, proper, and totally uptight. Alice is stressed when her teaching job is eliminated, but that's nothing compared to the shock when her hippie father drops into their lives. Alice left home at sixteen and never looked back.

Poised for Retirement: Moving from Anxiety to Zen Cover Image
ISBN: 9781942094395
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Published: Central Recovery Press - June 13th, 2017

A unique narrative on a unique time offering solace to people nearing retirement. Poised for Retirement is not your parents' retirement guide, nor is it a financial planning guide; rather, it's the relatable story of an ordinary working woman reflecting on her life and career.

Carousel Essays and Such Cover Image
ISBN: 9781587902666
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Published: Regent Press - March 1st, 2014

"At a time when the confessional mode has banished American poetry to one vast self-mirroring island, the work of Jeanne Powell nudges us again and again to break out of our little selves.

Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith Cover Image
ISBN: 9781939221254
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Published: Patheos Press - February 3rd, 2015

Journalist Barbara Falconer Newhall explores the journeys of many diverse believers, hearing their stories of encounters with God and the divine. Along the way she meets many who share their accounts of faith and the loss of faith.

Sarah's Secret: A Western Tale of Betrayal and Forgiveness Cover Image
ISBN: 9780997034929
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Published: Word Project Press - December 14th, 2016

Overtaken by the Night: One Russian's Journey through Peace, War, Revolution, and Terror (Russian and East European Studies) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780822945161
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - November 13th, 2017

Vladimir Fedorovich Dzhunkovsky was a witness to Russia’s unfolding tragedy—from Tsar Alexander II’s Great Reforms, through world war, revolution, the rise of a new regime, and finally, his country’s descent into terror under Stalin.

Role Montage: A Creative New Way to Discover the Leader Within You Cover Image
ISBN: 9780997393705
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Published: Jan M. Schmuckler, PH.D. - April 11th, 2016

Curva Peligrosa Cover Image
ISBN: 9780998839806
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Published: Regal House Publishing - September 1st, 2017

When Curva Peligrosa arrives in Weed, Alberta, after a twenty-year trek on the Old North Trail from southern Mexico, she stops its residents in their tracks. With a parrot on each shoulder, a glittering gold tooth, and a wicked trigger finger, she is unlike anything they have ever seen before. Curva is ready to settle down, but are the inhabitants of Weed ready for her?