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1971 Commonwealth Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108
1420 Eckles Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108-1030
1991 Upper Buford Circle, St. Paul, MN 55108
1984 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108
2003 Upper Buford Circle, St. Paul, MN 55108
1980 Folwell Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108
2245 Como Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108
1536 Hewitt Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104
Micawber's Books (1.0 miles)
2238 Carter Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108
1536 Hewitt Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104
2375 Como Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108
1558 W. Minnehaha Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104
1755 Prior Avenue N., Falcon Heights, MN 55113
777 Raymond Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55114
1579 University Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104
2057 Snelling Avenue North, Rosveill, Minnesota 55113
2642 University Avenue West, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55114-1057
2100 N. Snelling Avenue, Roseville, MN 55113
Whitney Annex (1.9 miles)
3032 Hennepin Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55408
3000 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
The Bookshop (2.0 miles)
1940 Lexington Ave N, St Paul, MN 55113
2180 North Hamline, Roseville, MN 55113
1831 Marshall Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104
1771 Selby Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104
2481 N. Fairview Avenue, Roseville, MN 55113

Local events

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Once Upon a Crime, Tuesday, July 22 at 7pm
Murder and Mayhem with Kate Racculia
The Loft Literary Center, Wednesday, July 23 at 7pm
About Bellweather Rhapsody: Fifteen years ago, a murder/suicide in room 712 rocked the grand old Bellweather Hotel and the young bridesmaid who witnessed it. Now hundreds of high school musicians, including quiet bassoonist Rabbit Hatmaker and his brassy diva twin, Alice, have gathered in its cavernous, crumbling halls for the annual Statewide festival; the grown-up bridesmaid has returned to face her demons; and a snowstorm is forecast that will trap everyone on the grounds. Then one of the orchestra’s stars disappears—from room 712. Is it a prank, or has murder struck the Bellweather once again?

The search for answers entwines a hilariously eccentric cast of characters—conductors and caretakers, failures and stars, teenagers on the verge and adults trapped in memories. For everyone has come to the Bellweather with a secret, and everyone is haunted.

Full of knowing nods to the shivery pleasures of suspense and the transporting power of music, this is a wholly winning new novel from a writer lauded as “charming” (Los Angeles Times), “witty” (O, The Oprah Magazine), and “whimsical” (People).

Kate Racculia is a writer and researcher living in Boston, Massachusetts. Her first novel, This Must Be the Place, was published by Henry Holt & Company in 2010. Her second, Bellweather Rhapsody, was just published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in May 2014. Kate studied illustration, design, Jane Austen, and Canada at the University of Buffalo. She has her MFA from Emerson College, and teaches novel and genre-fiction workshops at Grub Street, Boston’s nonprofit creative writing community. She has been a bookseller, a planetarium operator, a coffee jerk, a designer, and a proposal writer. She posts many pictures of her cat on the Internet, is a total sucker for a saxophone solo, and has every intention of growing up to be Jessica Fletcher. (The_Loft_Library)
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Comic Collectibles Weekend
Other, Special Event Comic Convention Collectibles Weekend July 24 through July 27: Shop our 2014 limited edition summer convention exclusives. Supplies will be limited, so hurry in. (added from Barnes & Noble)
Get Pop Cultured: DC Comic Spectacular-Wonder Woman Day
Special Event, Other Dress up in your best Wonder Woman costume and join us for special crafts and activities celebrating your favorite female superhero! There will be a trivia contest with great prizes! (added from Barnes & Noble)
Get Pop-Cultured: Magic: The Gathering Tournament
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Burnsville, Thursday, July 24 at 6pm
Magic by Martin Coccolo (Artist) , Jason Ciaramella, Chris Evenhuis (Artist)

Special Event Join us for a draft style Magic: The Gathering tournament! Must preregister for this event either by coming into the store or contacting us by phone. (added from Barnes & Noble)
Get Pop-Cultured: DC Comic Spectacular-Green Lantern Day
Other, Special Event Dress up as your favorite DC Comic character and join us for activities and trivia! Great prizes will be awarded! (added from Barnes & Noble)
Moon Palace Books at the Midtown Farmers Market 7/26
Moon Palace Books, Saturday, July 26 at 08am
Moon Palace Books is excited to be at the Midtown Farmer's Market this summer!

The farmer's market is located at Lake Street East and 22nd Avenue and is open from 8am to 1pm.

On Saturday, July 26th we will be hosting a variety of children's activities and are excited to welcome author Megan Meuli to the market. Books will be available for purchase.

Megan is the mother of two young daughters who enjoy creating crafts and exploring the many fun things to do around town. She enjoys blogging about family fun in the Twin Cities.

Location: Street: Lake Street and 22nd Ave Additional: City: Minneapolis, Province: Minnesota Postal Code: 55407 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Get Pop Cultured: DC Comic Spectacular - Superman Day
Superman by Daniel Wallace
Superman Classic by Donald Lemke, Andy Smith
Superman! (DC Super Friends) by Billy Wrecks, Ethen Beavers (Illustrator)

Special Event, Other (added from Barnes & Noble)
Hei Kyong Kim - The Translation of Han
Moon Palace Books, Saturday, July 26 at 2pm
Join Hei Kyong Kim at 2pm on Saturday, July 26th at Moon Palace Books!

Hei Kyong Kim, Psy.D., L.P., was adopted from Seoul, South Korea in 1975. By day she works as a psychologist and by night she writes poetry and prose. Her work can be found in numerous journals, anthologies, and media, including: Outsiders Within, Seeds from a Silent Tree, Paj Ntaub Voice, Journal of Asian American Renaissance, New Truths: Writing in the 21st Century by Korean Adoptees, Proceedings of the First International Korean Adoption Studies Research Symposium, MoonRoot, Adoption Today, Parenting as Adoptees, Asian American Press, and Gazillion Voices. In addition to her writing, she has spoken at conferences here and in South Korea.

The Translation of Han is her first full length book of poetry and prose.

Location: Street: 2820 E 33rd St Additional: City: Minneapolis, Province: Minnesota Postal Code: 55406 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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My Family and Other Hazards
Common Good Books, Wednesday, July 30 at 7pm
Meet June Melby as she reads from her new memoir My Family and Other Hazards.

Also with Jeff Miller. (added from Macmillan)
Find Waldo Local Party!
Moon Palace Books, Thursday, July 31 at 5:30pm
Find Waldo Local Party at Moon Palace Books on Thursday, July 31st at 5:30pm!

Prizes include:

Waldo postcard books

6-volume deluxe set of Waldo books

Where’s Waldo? The Magnificent Mini Boxed Set

Numark PT01 Record Player from Hymie's Vintage Records

Kids garden bag and tool set from Welna II Hardware

Kid's Bag of Bugs garden kit from Mother Earth Gardens

Location: Street: 2820 E 33rd St Additional: City: Minneapolis, Province: Minnesota Postal Code: 55406 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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My Family and Other Hazards
Chapter2Books, Thursday, July 31 at 7pm
Come meet June Melby, author of My Family and Other Hazards

Reading and signing with June Melby, author of My Family and Other Hazards. (added from Macmillan)
My Family and Other Hazards
Chapter 2 Books, Thursday, July 31 at 7pm
Meet June Melby as she reads from her new memoir My Family and Other Hazards. (added from Macmillan)
BOWER: Éireann Lorsung, Katrina Vandenberg, and Ben Weaver
The Loft Literary Center, Friday, August 1 at 7pm
A midsummer night's dream of words and music, featuring Éireann Lorsung, Katrina Vandenberg, and Ben Weaver.

Éireann Lorsung is the author of Music For Landing Planes By (Milkweed, 2007), Her Book (Milkweed, 2013), and Sweetbriar (dancing girl press, 2013). Recent poems have appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Burnside Review, Colorado Review, and Women's Studies Quarterly. She is now at work on a novel about archives and earthquakes, pieces of which can be found in Two Serious Ladies, DIAGRAM, Bluestem, and Mandala. She edits 111O and co-runs MIEL, a micropress (miel-books.com).

Katrina Vandenberg is the author of The Alphabet Not Unlike the World (2012) and Atlas: Poems (2004), both published by Milkweed Editions. With poet Todd Boss, she is the co-author of the chapbook On Marriage (Red Dragonfly Press). Her essays and poems have appeared in The American Scholar, Blackbird, Poetry Daily, The Southern Review, Orion, The Iowa Review, The Sun, Alaska Quarterly Review, Poets and Writers, Post Road, and other journals, as well as several anthologies, including Where One Voice Ends Another Begins: 150 Years of Minnesota Poetry (Borealis). She is an Assistant Professor in the MFA and BFA Creative Writing Programs at Hamline University.

Ben Weaver is an American singer-songwriter. His albums include, "El Camino Blues," "Living in the Ground," which was recorded in one five-hour-session, "Hollerin' at a Woodpecker," which, released in 2002, was critically acclaimed in Britain and the United States, including being named No.3 Americana album of the year by Mojo magazine, "Stories Under Nails," and "Mirepoix and Smoke." He is also a poet and fiction writer whose short story, "Humanesque," was included in the 2009 anthology Amplified: Fiction from Leading Alt-Country, Indie Rock, Blues and Folk Musicians, and whose poem "Devastations" won the 2009 What Light Grand Jury Prize. (The_Loft_Library)
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WordSong with Florestan Recital Project
The Loft Literary Center, Saturday, August 2 at 7pm
Join Co-founder and Artistic Director of WordSong Boston Howard Frazin along with the Florestan Recital Project (Alison d’Amato, piano & Aaron Engebreth, baritone) as they present the inaugural WordSong Twin Cities event as part of the Source Song Festival. An interactive song program, Alison and Aaron will present 5 songs by 5 composers on Langston Hughes’ “Harlem.” Complete with conversation between performers, composers, and audience, you won’t want to miss this engaging event!

WordSong believes that contemporary American society has lost the connection to artistic experience as an effective means of personal and social reflection. Composers today have, in large part, failed to engage listeners in an appealing and thought-provoking way; they have traveled down wonderful yet often very foreign roads of musical expression and simply expected audiences to follow without question. As a result, new music is often simply played at the audience, when it needs to be presented with the audience as an active participant. WordSong will help begin to bring about this change.

WordSong is a new concert format in which one text is presented in multiple, newly composed settings and is the focus of directed conversation among composers, performers, and audiences. WordSong’s goal is to reconnect musicians and listeners through shared, active artistic experiences. It is a public conversation about intuitive musical understanding.

Composer Howard Frazin is the Co-founder and Artistic Director of WordSong. He teaches composition at the New England Conservatory of Music where he is also the director of the CPR Composer- Performer-Repertory Ensemble. He recently served as the Boston Classical Orchestra’s Composer-in-Residence at the Boston Arts Academy. His music has been performed throughout the U.S. and abroad, including festivals at Tanglewood, Aspen, Banff, Rockport, Monadnock, Bowdoin, and Yellow Barn. Recent commissions include those from Triple Helix, A Far Cry, the Claremont Trio, the Boston Classical Orchestra, the Fromm Foundation, World-wide Concurrent Premieres, the PALS Children’s Chorus, and Andover Chamber Players. The Claremont Trio’s premiere of Mr. Frazin’s piano trio on Dallas Chamber Music’s concert series was praised by the Dallas Morning News as “... a genuinely touching triptych, which wastes not a note,” and the performance made Scott Cantrell’s Top 10 Performances list for 2010. Mr. Frazin’s work is published by Peters Editions.

Pianist Alison d'Amato is a dynamic and versatile musician, committed to performing and teaching in the full spectrum of solo and chamber music genres. A member of several pioneering organizations, she is Artistic Co-Director of Florestan Recital Project and Founding Faculty Artist of the Vancouver International Song Institute (www.songinstitute.ca). In 2011, she joined the faculty at Eastman School of Music as Assistant Professor of Vocal Coaching. Alison enjoys a variety of interdisciplinary projects that energize the relationships and communication inherent in music. She is a Program Director of Art Song Lab (www.artsonglab.com), an intensive workshop that presents new works in collaboration with composers, poets, and performers. In addition to traditional masterclasses in collaborative repertoire, Alison has shared classes with musicologists, English professors, singers, and instrumentalist partners. She has performed at venues across North America, including Boston’s Jordan and Symphony Halls and New York’s Weill Recital Hall. www.alisondamato.com.

Acclaimed for his “exemplary diction and rich baritone voice,” baritone Aaron Engebreth enjoys an active solo career in opera, oratorio and recital, and devotes considerable time to the performance of new music. Featured in performances from Sapporo Japan's Kitara Hall and Boston's Symphony Hall to Le Theatre de la Ville in Paris, Washington's Kennedy Center and the AmBul festival of Sofia, Bulgaria, he has been a guest of the Tanglewood, Ravinia, and Monadnock Music Festivals, as well as many symphony orchestas, among them Portland, San Diego, Virginia and Charlotte. As a recording artist, he is featured on two operatic recordings with the Boston Early Music Festival and Radio Bremen, each nominated for Grammy Awards for Best Operatic Recording. His 2013/14 season's performances include concerts with Newport Chamber Festival, Radius Ensemble, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, his debut at Carnegie Hall, and guest vocal recitals at Minneapolis' Antonello Hall and the University of Wisconsin. (The_Loft_Library)
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Deborah Harkness
Macalester College, Tuesday, August 5 at 7pm
Rebecca Makkai
Common Good Books, Thursday, August 7 at unknown time
Rebecca Makkai, The Hundred-Year House

bookstore. author event.

http://www.commongoodbooks.com (added from Penguin)
Get Pop-Cultured: Page & Screen Weekend, August 9 and August 10
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Burnsville, Saturday, August 9 at 09am
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire #1) (Movie Tie-In Edition) by George R. R. Martin

Special Event Come and celebrate all books that have had film interpretations. There will be activities for A Game of Thrones, The Hobbit, Doctor Who and many more. (added from Barnes & Noble)
Lev Grossman
Ramsey County Library - Roseville Branch, Monday, August 11 at unknown time
Janet Burroway Reading
The Loft Literary Center, Friday, August 15 at 7pm
Losing Tim is a memoir by a mother about a soldier son who killed himself. It’s not an easy read. But it’s a beautiful one. Burroway, a National Book Award nominee, welcomes readers to grieve along with her, while also providing a lens into how soldiers, and military contractors, like her son, are changed by their combat experiences. Jonathan Shay, author of Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character, a highly acclaimed volume on PTSD, and a 2007 MacArthur Foundation Fellow, comments in the foreword, ”To me, the pain recalls Homer’s Iliad, in which, as James Tatum puts it in The Mourner’s Song, ‘the beauty of the poetry is in the killing.”’

Janet Burroway is the author of eight novels, plays, poetry, essays, texts for dance, and children’s books. She was nominated for the National Book Award in 1977 for her novel Raw Silk. Her Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft is the most widely used creative writing text in America, and her multigenre Imaginative Writing is out in a third edition. Her most recent novel is Bridge of Sand (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009), and her play Medea with Child was produced in 2010 by Sideshow Theatre Company in Chicago. She is at work on a musical adaptation of Barry Unsworth’s novel Morality Play with composer Matthew M. Kiedrowski. She is the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor Emerita at Florida State University. Her most recent book is Losing Tim, a memoir about her son, a private contractor in the Iraq War. (The_Loft_Library)
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William Kent Krueger
Once Upon a Crime, Tuesday, August 19 at 7pm
William Kent Krueger is the New York Times bestselling author of fourteen mysteries in the Cork O’Connor series, including Trickster’s Point and Tamarack County, as well as the novel Ordinary Grace, which won the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Novel. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Visit his website at WilliamKentKrueger.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
William Kent Krueger
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Har Mar Mall, Wednesday, August 20 at 7pm
William Kent Krueger is the New York Times bestselling author of fourteen mysteries in the Cork O’Connor series, including Trickster’s Point and Tamarack County, as well as the novel Ordinary Grace, which won the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Novel. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Visit his website at WilliamKentKrueger.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
PJ Party on the Trolley! Thursday, August 21st at 6PM & 7PM
Wild Rumpus Books for Young Readers, Thursday, August 21 at 6pm
Get on board and celebrate summer with another PJ Party on the Trolley! Put on your PJ's and come party with our special guest author on Thursday, August 21st at 6PM & 7PM. (We're starting a ittle earlier this year to accomodate kiddie bedtimes.) See below for how to get tickets to this awesome event. Here's the rundown: 1. You show up at the trolley station in your pajamas. (It is a PJ Party, after all.) 2. You are served cookies and milk on the station platform. Yum! 3. All aboard the trolley! 4. After a fun ride, we stop in a quiet spot. While still on the trolley, our guest author reads some favorite bedtime stories. 5. More trolley riding back to the station! How to Get Tickets: Tickets are $5, and this year, we're doing a lottery! The lottery will be open from Monday, August 4th at 10AM through Monday, August 11th at 8PM. Visit here again during that time to put your name in the hat. We'll also send an email reminder with links to the lottery on Monday, June 9th, so sign up for our email list below to make sure you don't forget to register. On Thursday, August 14th we'll notify the winners. Winners will have until Monday, August 18th at 5PM to pick up and pay for tickets. After that, we'll draw from the hat again for any unclaimed tickets. Tickets are $5 each and must be paid for with cash or check made out to the Minnesota Streetcar Museum. You will need tickets for adults and children over one year. You can register for a maximum of 5 tickets. Join Our Email List 100% of ticket sales go to the Minnesota Streetcar Museum, a Non-Profit organization. Find them at www.trolleyride.org Remember, if you don't get tickets this time, there are two more PJ Parties this summer. You can also ride the trolley anytime for just $2.

Location: Street: 2720 West 43rd St. City: Minneapolis, Province: Minnesota Postal Code: 55410-1643 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Planet of the Apes - Trylon Book Club
Moon Palace Books, Saturday, August 23 at 10am
For the next installment of the Trylon Book Club, we present Pierre Boulle’s 1963 novel Planet of the Apes, followed by a special Saturday morning screening of the 1968 mind-bender with Charlton Heston. We’ll follow the screening with a spirited, ape-like discussion of novel and film at the bookstore. Like Dr. Zaius would want.

Moon Palace Books has copies of Planet of the Apes available now. Planet of the Apes will also screen the weekend of August 22-24 at the Trylon.

PLEASE NOTE: There will be regular admission for the Saturday morning book club screening of Planet of the Apes. However, with a Moon Palace receipt for the book, you can get in for five dollars!

Location: Street: 2820 E 33rd St Additional: City: Minneapolis, Province: Minnesota Postal Code: 55406 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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My Family and Other Hazards
Valley Booksellers, Saturday, August 23 at 3pm
Meet June Melby as she reads from her new memoir My Family and Other Hazards. (added from Macmillan)
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