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Rainbow Rowell has 2 upcoming events.

Aug
20
Summer Reading Rainbow: Landline
Left Bank Books, Wednesday, August 20 at 00am
Left Bank Books - Central West End

12pm-1:30pm & 7:30pm-9pm

Spend the Summer of 2014 Reading Rainbow Rowell with Left Bank Books!

We'll meet on the 3rd Wednesday of May, June, July & August & we're going to meet twice on those days: once at noon and once at 7:30pm. The group will gather downstairs in the Central West End store. Please RSVP to Jonesey at jonesey@left-bank.com or call 314-367-6731 if you're interested.

This month we're reading Landline: Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. Two days before they're supposed to visit her husband, Neil's, family for Christmas, Georgie tells Neal she can't go. When her husband and kids leave for the airport, George wonders if she's finally ruined everything. But when she discovers a way to communicate with Neal in the past, Georgie feels like she's been given an opportunity to fix her marriage before it starts.

Parking: Lots one block north and one block east; street parking (meters free after 7pm)

For directions and public transportation information, click here.

Location: Street: Left Bank Books - Central West End Additional: 399 N. Euclid Ave. City: Saint Louis, Province: Missouri Postal Code: 63108 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
20
HUDSON VALLEY YA SOCIETY: Rainbow Rowell - "Landline"
Oblong Books & Music - Millerton, Saturday, September 20 at 6pm
This event will be held at Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck, NY.

RSVP Requested: RSVP via email or Facebook and share this event with your friends!

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The HVYAS brings the best and brightest YA Authors to the Hudson Valley in a memorable and fun party-like "literary salon" atmosphere, with refreshments, conversation, and giveaways for attendees.

In bestselling autyhor Rainbow Rowell's new novel Landline, Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. That it’s been in trouble for a long time. She still loves her husband, Neal, and Neal still loves her, deeply—but that almost seems beside the point now. Maybe that was always beside the point. Two days before they’re supposed to visit Neal’s family in Omaha for Christmas, Georgie tells Neal that she can’t go. She’s a TV writer, and something’s come up on her show; she has to stay in Los Angeles. She knows that Neal will be upset with her—Neal is always a little upset with Georgie—but she doesn’t expect to him to pack up the kids and go without her. When her husband and the kids leave for the airport, Georgie wonders if she’s finally done it. If she’s ruined everything.

“The magic phone becomes Ms. Rowell’s way to rewrite It’s a Wonderful Life…what that film accomplished with an angel named Clarence, Ms. Rowell accomplishes with a quaint old means of communication, and for her narrative purposes, it really does the trick.”—The New York Times

Author Rainbow Rowell writes books. Sometimes she writes about adults (Attachments and Landline). Sometimes she writes about teenagers (ELEANOR & PARK and Fangirl). But she always writes about people who talk a lot. And people who feel like they're screwing up. And people who fall in love. When she's not writing, Rainbow is reading comic books, planning Disney World trips and arguing about things that don't really matter in the big scheme of things. Rainbow lives in Nebraska with her husband and two sons.

Location: Street: 6422 Montgomery St., Suite 6 City: Rhinebeck, Province: New York Postal Code: 12572-0482 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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