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31835 Pacific Hwy S Ste A, Federal Way, WA 98003
Pavilions Centre, 31325 Pacific Highway South, Federal Way, WA 98003
848 S. 320th St, Federal Way, WA 98003
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34200 1st Way S, Federal Way, WA 98003
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Woodmont Library (3.2 miles)
26809 Pacific Highway South, Des Moines, WA 98198
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212 Brown's Point Blvd. NE, Tacoma, WA 98422
257 E Main St, Auburn, WA 98002
255 Ellingson Road, Pacific, WA 98047
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Auburn Library (4.6 miles)
1102 Auburn Way South, Auburn, WA 98002
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1000 Laurel St, Milton, WA
316 Washington Avenue South, Kent, WA 98032
Kent Library (5.9 miles)
212 2nd Avenue N, Kent, WA 98032
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Page Turner Books (6.3 miles)
21917 Marine View Dr, Des Moines, WA 98198
Des Moines Library (6.4 miles)
21620 11th Avenue S., Des Moines, WA 98198
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22442 72nd Ave S, Kent, WA 98032
King's Books (7.2 miles)
218 St Helens Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
1320 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402
1102 Tacoma Ave S., Tacoma, WA 98402
1102 Tacoma Avenue South, Tacoma, WA 98402
1754 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402
Tacoma Book Center (7.6 miles)
324 E 26th Street, Tacoma, WA 98421
3523 East G Street, Tacoma, WA 98404
707 River Road, Puyallup, WA 98037
1116 Fryar Ave, Sumner, WA 98390
Norwescon 37 (8.4 miles)
18740 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98188

Local events

Apr
18
Kate Dyer-Seeley signs Slayed on the Slope
Seattle Mystery Bookshop, Saturday, April 18 at 12pm
Saturday April 18th at Noon - Kate Dyer-Seeley signs Slayed on the Slope

2nd with extreme-sport journalist Meg Reed. She’s on Mt Hood, covering the training of the hardcore and high-altitude rescue squad, The Ridge Rangers. When one is found murdered, Meg wonders who among the small group did it. AND Kate has also begun a culinary series under the pen-name Ellie Alexander. The title of the first, just published, is Meet Your Baker. This Bakeshop series is set in Ashland, OR. (SeaMystery)… (more)
Apr
19
Local Authors: Stephen Merlino and Sue Sutherland-Hanson
Eagle Harbor Book Company, Sunday, April 19 at 3pm
Help us welcome two area authors! Seattle's Stephen C. Merlino will talk about his new fantasy novel, The Jack of Souls. And Susan Sutherland-Hanson will read from An Invitation to Openness: Poems for Individuals and Communities Seeking the Sacred in the Present Moment, a book she co-authored with Kimerly Beyer-Nelson.

Location: Street: 157 Winslow Way E. City: Bainbridge Island, Province: Washington Postal Code: 98110 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Apr
20
Storytime!
Secret Garden Books, Monday, April 20 at 7pm
GET IN THE HABIT OF COMING TO THE GARDEN FOR STORY TIME EVERY MONDAY 7-7:30 AGAIN! After a bit of a hiatus, we’re revving up our engines again on a brand new bit of programming the shop has done a million times over its’ 37 year existence . . . every Monday evening, from 7 – 7:30, we’re going to drop everything we’re doing to read the very best in the newest picture books to the best little listeners in the city. . . our customers! Sometimes the reader will be a local author/illustrator, or an author or illustrator on a national tour! Sometimes it won’t be, but it’ll still be FREE and totally 100% worth doing! And, like the best parties, we’ll give prizes for every kid as they walk out the door!

Location: Street: Secret Garden Additional: 2214 NW Market St. City: Seattle, Province: Washington Postal Code: 98107-4024 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
21
Amanda Quick
Page 2 Books, Tuesday, April 21 at 12pm
Amanda Quick (Affair, Dangerous, Deception, Desire, Don't Look Back, I Thee Wed, Late for the Wedding, Mischief, Mistress, Mystique, Ravished, Reckless, Rendezvous, Scandal, Seduction)

Amanda Quick, a pseudonym for Jayne Ann Krentz, is a bestselling, award-winning author of contemporary and historical romances. There are over twenty-five million copies of her books in print, including Seduction, Surrender, Scandal, Rendezvous, Ravished, Reckless, Dangerous, Deception, Desire, Mistress, Mystique, Mischief, Affair, With This Ring, and I Thee Wed. She makes her home in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, Frank. (added from Random House)… (more)
Apr
21
Jake Rosenfeld, What Unions No Longer Do
Town Hall Seattle, Tuesday, April 21 at 6pm
Jake Rosenfeld, What Unions No Longer Do

Speaking and signing, Town Hall Seattle (added from Harvard University Press)
Apr
22
Headwaters, with Saul Weisberg
Eagle Harbor Book Company, Wednesday, April 22 at 7pm
We are pleased to help celebrate Earth Day witha visit by North Cascades Institute Founder and Executive Saul Weisberg, who will read from his new book of poetry, Headwaters: Poems & Field Notes.

The collection features more than 100 poems written from a seasoned naturalist's perspective on wilderness and imagination. His poetry grows out of specific images and distinct moments fathered from the natural world. It celebrates green and misty landscapes and the wilderness they hold -- an invitation to walk alongside a perceptive observer on ramples in the mountains, runs down the river, and ruminations in desert canyons, investigating the ties that bind people and place.

Weisberg has always been drawn to mountains, and says he came late to the love of rivers. Born in Manhattan and raised in Ohio, he followed friends and the writings of beat poets to the Pacific Northwest. He got to know his new home through lots of work, mostly outdoors: commercial fishing, fire lookout, tree planting, field biologist, environmental educator, naturalist, and wilderness ranger in the North Cascades National Park.

"My poems have been born from these experiences, mosty written outdoors, seasoned by solitude, sunrises, campfire smoke, and morning dew," he says.

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Saul Weisberg is a poet, naturalist, educator, and executive director of North Cascades Institute, a conservation organization that connects people, nature and community by teaching at the convergence of natural and cultural history, science, humanities and the arts. Saul worked throughout the Northwest as a wilderness climbing ranger, field biologist, commercial fisherman and fire lookout before starting the Institute in 1986.Saul is adjunct faculty at Huxley College of the Environment and has served on the board of directors of the Natural History Network, the Environmental Education Association of Washington, and the Association of Nature Center Administrators. He is author of North Cascades: The Story Behind the Scenery and From the Mountains to the Sea: A Guide to the Skagit River Watershed. He lives with his wife Shelley in Bellingham, Washington.

Location: Street: 157 Winslow Way E. City: Bainbridge Island, Province: Washington Postal Code: 98110 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
23
Barbara Corcoran, Bruce Littlefield, Fredrik Eklund
University Bookstore, Thursday, April 23 at 7pm
Barbara Corcoran
Bruce Littlefield
Fredrik Eklund

Barbara Corcoran is a self-made business baroness. Founder of the Corcoran Group, New York's premier real estate company, Corcoran is one of the most powerful brokers in the nation. (added from Random House)
Apr
23
2015 Limerick Contest! CANCELLED
Eagle Harbor Book Company, Thursday, April 23 at 7pm
Seriously, let's get silly! After a year's hiatus, Eagle Harbor Book Company's Limerick Contest has returned! Break out your rhyming dictionary and brush up on the form -- judges consider proper syllable count and scansion -- and let your creative juices flow. We will announce the winners and honorable mentions at our gala reading on Thursday, April 23, at 7pm! There will be prizes and glory for our winners! Deadline for entries is Monday, March 23rd! This year's theme is The Places We Call Home. And what does that mean? Up to you! Here is a sample from our staff that many Bainbridge Islanders will relate to: Down at T&C you can play The game of ‘Where is it today?’ Where once there was bread Now dog food instead The hunt will just blow you away. In other words, celebrate in verse whatever means home to you -- here on the Island, on the Salish Sea, across the Pacific Northwest! We welcome entrants from beyond our shores, too! Bring your limericks into the store and give them to John or Ann, or mail them to: Limerick Contest Eagle Harbor Book Company 157 Winslow Way E Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 Please include your phone number and email address with your entries.

Location: Street: 157 Winslow Way E. City: Bainbridge Island, Province: Washington Postal Code: 98110 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
23
Jennifer Jacquet
Town Hall Seattle, Thursday, April 23 at 7:30pm
Jennifer Jacquet (Is Shame Necessary?)

Jennifer Jacquet is an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Studies at New York University. She works at the intersection of conservation and cooperation, focusing on the human dimensions of large-scale social dilemmas, such as overfishing and climate change. She formerly wrote for the Guilty Planet blog at Scientific American. (added from Random House)… (more)
Apr
24
Barbara Corcoran, Bruce Littlefield, Fredrik Eklund
University Bookstore, Friday, April 24 at 00am
Barbara Corcoran (The Sell)
Bruce Littlefield (The Sell)
Fredrik Eklund (The Sell)

Barbara Corcoran is a self-made business baroness. Founder of the Corcoran Group, New York's premier real estate company, Corcoran is one of the most powerful brokers in the nation. (added from Random House)
Apr
24
Barbara Corcoran, Bruce Littlefield, Fredrik Eklund
The Foundry By Herban Feast, Friday, April 24 at 00am
Barbara Corcoran
Bruce Littlefield
Fredrik Eklund

Barbara Corcoran is a self-made business baroness. Founder of the Corcoran Group, New York's premier real estate company, Corcoran is one of the most powerful brokers in the nation. (added from Random House)
Apr
24
Daniel James Brown
Daniel James Brown (The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation))

Daniel James Brown is the author of two previous nonfiction books, The Indifferent Stars Above and Under a Flaming Sky, which was a finalist for a Barnes & Noble Discover Award. He has taught writing at San Jose State University and Stanford University. He lives outside Seattle. (added from Random House)… (more)
Apr
25
Children of the Stone, with Sandy Tolan
Eagle Harbor Book Company, Saturday, April 25 at 3pm
A special Saturday event is in store with renowned author Sandy Tolan, (The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East), whose inspiring new book, Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Lane, tells the story of a singular vision rooted in the love of children bears testament on the power of music to change lives. Tolan chronicles the journey of musician Ramzi Hussein Aburedwan, a child of the first Palestinian Intifada, and his dream to build a broad musical presence in occupied Palestine. His music center has served thousands of Palestinian children through classes, workshops, music festivals, a summer music camp, and much more.

Musicians from all over the world came to help. A violist left the London Symphony Orchestra, in part to work with Ramzi at his new school, Al Kamandjati. An aspiring British opera singer moved to the West Bank to teach voice lessons. Daniel Barenboim, the eminent Israeli conductor, invited Ramzi to join his West Eastern Divan Orchestra, which he founded with the late Palestinian intellectual, Edward Said. Since then the two have played together frequently.

"Ramzi has transformed not only his life, his destiny, but that of many other people," Barenboim said. "This is an extraordinary collection of children from all over Palestine that have all been inspired and opened to the beauty of life." Children of the Stone chronicles Ramzi's journey-from stone thrower to music student to school founder-and shows how through his love of music he created something lasting and beautiful in a land torn by violence and war. This is a story about the power of music, first, but also about freedom and conflict, determination and vision. It's a vivid portrait of life amid checkpoints and military occupation, a growing movement of nonviolent resistance, the prospects of musical collaboration across the Israeli-Palestinian divide, and the potential of music to help children everywhere see new possibilities for their lives.

Please note the special day and time of this not-to-be-missed event! ------------- Sandy Tolan is an author, journalist, and public radio documentary producer with extensive experience covering the Middle East. His work from the region has been honored with several prestigious awards. Tolan has written for FreshAir, The New York Times Magazine, The Nation, Audubon, Los Angeles Times Magainze, USA Today, and dozens of other publications.

Location: Street: 157 Winslow Way E. City: Bainbridge Island, Province: Washington Postal Code: 98110 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
26
Nobody But the Wind, with Barbara Winther
Eagle Harbor Book Company, Sunday, April 26 at 3pm
Help us welcome back a long-time friend, author of books, plays, and articles, the irrepressible Bainbridge icon Barbara Winther. She visits on behalf of her new novel, Nobody But the Wind.

This book is uniquely centered on her family, illustrated by her son Mikael and dedicated to the memory of another son, her youngest, David, who died in 2003. The story follows an 11-year old boy who moves with his family from a big house in San Francisco to a cabin on the crest of the Central Sierra, where he learns about nature, makes new friends, and faces adventures that test him to his limits while on a backpacking trip to a remote lake.

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Barbara Winther writes novels, historical non-fiction, plays, musicals and articles on travel and Native American art. She wrote her most recent book, The Time of the Kachinas, for children and adults. It looks at a ceremonial Kachina year through the eyes of two Hopi children. She graduated as an English Major from the University of California, Los Angeles (U.C.L.A) and did post graduate work at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), where she received her teaching credential. For ten years she taught elementary school. With her husband, she owned and operated Old Bear Trading Company, dealing in Native American art, which led to six years of teaching seminars for the University of California.

Location: Street: 157 Winslow Way E. City: Bainbridge Island, Province: Washington Postal Code: 98110 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
27
Mitchell L. Gaynor MD, Mehmet C. Oz M.D.
Town Hall Seattle, Monday, April 27 at 7:30pm
Mitchell L. Gaynor MD
Mehmet C. Oz M.D. (added from Random House)
Apr
28
Greg Iles signs The Bone Tree
Seattle Mystery Bookshop, Tuesday, April 28 at 12pm
5th novel with Penn Cage. Lawyer Cage learns that his battles with the evil men who control the racial evil in Mississippi did not end when he defeated Brody Royal Natchez Burning. FBI Special Agent John Kaiser informs him that someone else has been pulling the strings from the shadows and is now is after Cage.

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Apr
29
David Brooks
Elliott Bay Book Company (Seattle), Wednesday, April 29 at 00am
David Brooks (Bobos in Paradise, The Social Animal, The Way We Live Now, The Road to Character)

David Brooks is one of the nation’s leading writers and commentators. He is an op-ed columnist for The New York Times and appears regularly on PBS NewsHour and Meet the Press. He is the bestselling author of The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement; Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There; and On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense.From the Hardcover edition. (added from Random House)… (more)
Apr
29
David Brooks
Microsoft Headquarters, Wednesday, April 29 at 00am
David Brooks (Bobos in Paradise, The Social Animal, The Way We Live Now, The Road to Character)

David Brooks is one of the nation’s leading writers and commentators. He is an op-ed columnist for The New York Times and appears regularly on PBS NewsHour and Meet the Press. He is the bestselling author of The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement; Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There; and On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense.From the Hardcover edition. (added from Random House)… (more)
Apr
29
In-store Book Fair: The Madrona School
Eagle Harbor Book Company, Wednesday, April 29 at 5pm
Join us in supporting one of our Island's unique educational institutions, the Madrona School. We will donate 20% of all sales between 5pm - 7pm to Madrona, which offers Waldorf education to families in our community.

Families and friends can shop ahead for summer reading, or simply catch up on books on their must-read list. Non-book items and any book pre-ordered and paid that evening will also be counted toward the total!

We love supporting our local institutions, particularly those that foster a love of reading. The Madrona School works to let students experience a joyful, child-centered education that honors the human spirit, instills and nurtures a sense of wonder and creativity, and offers academics integrated with art and movement, developing resourcefulness, compassion, and confidence.

Location: Street: 157 Winslow Way E. City: Bainbridge Island, Province: Washington Postal Code: 98110 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
30
Youth Poetry Night at EHBC
Eagle Harbor Book Company, Thursday, April 30 at 7pm
Young poets take the center stage at the bookstore April 30th as we end National Poetry Month with two special events in one.

First, we will recognize the youth contingent featured in this year’s edition of the Poetry Corners Project, presented by the Bainbridge Arts & Humanities Council. Many of these poets will read from their works, currently featured in the windows of storefronts and businesses during the month.

Then, around 7:45, teen poets are invited to go head to head in a poetry slam. This is guaranteed to be a vibrant evening of poetry!

Location: Street: 157 Winslow Way E. City: Bainbridge Island, Province: Washington Postal Code: 98110 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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May
2
Independent Bookstore Day
Seattle Mystery Bookshop, Saturday, May 2 at 10am
Mark you calendars now because you don’t want to miss out! A whole host of great activities around the Puget Sound Area! (for more info check out their FB or Twitter page or our blog!) Click here for full info & participating stores!

For you competative types there is The Bookstore Challenge: Visit all 17 participating bookstores on May 2nd, get their stamps in your passport & turn the passport in at the last bookstore you visit…. And YOU WIN 25% OFF ALL YEAR IN ALL 17 BOOKSTORES! And become an Indie Bookstore Champ.

For you less competative types: Visit 3 or more book stores on May 2nd and be entered to win all kinds of great prizes – The Grand Prize is $425 in gift certificates ($25 GC from each of the 17 participating stores!)

For those of you who only want to visit us! We will have Blind Date with a Book! Come in and purchase $10 or more & grab a bag of books! (added from Simon & Schuster)
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May
2
Independent Book Store Day!
Secret Garden Books, Saturday, May 2 at 10am
Here is a rough outline of what we're planning for our first annual event.

Watch this space for the latest excitements!

All day happenings (10-7): #hashtag prizes. One big books prize for most favorites and one prize for RTs winner. Tweet #seabookstoreday with our handle @SecretGardenBks all day and WIN! Contribute to our quote wall. Add your words to our gigantic front windows about what having the Garden as your book shop means to you and/or means to your community. See and vote for your favorite of 3 community entrants in our window display contest. The winning organization will get a gigantic book prize. Staffed Readers Advisory table to offer sit down appointments with readers to find the next book for themself or for their pickiest gift recipient or reluctant reader. If the book wasn’t a hit, come back and get 150% credit on your next book within 30 days! Come learn how to best become involved in your community! Test drive your people, so you can join in! All day representatives from the schools and other community organizations our shop supports will be here evangelizing about the thing they do. Maybe you’ll want to do it too! 12 N, 2 PM and 4 PM Story time! One or more of them will be guest hosted by our friends over at Seattle Children’s Theatre. 1 PM, 3 PM Scavenger hunt. Find Secret Garden themed items in the shop and win big prizes! 6 PM Open mic Garden Poetry Slam! Mc’d by deejay Kitty Meowsky, come strut your words up in our space. (sign-ups begin at 5:30 PM)

Location: Street: Secret Garden Additional: 2214 NW Market St City: Seattle, Province: Washington Postal Code: 98107-4024 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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May
2
Join Us for Yoga and a Book With Author Tracy Weber!
A Killer Retreat by Tracy Weber
Murder Strikes a Pose by Tracy Weber

Author Reading, Author Signing Calling all moms and daughters! Join us for this super fun event. Author Tracy Weber not only teaches Yoga - and will at this event - but has written several great books. Tracy will be reading from her newest book, A Killer Retreat. (added from Barnes & Noble)… (more)
May
3
Ginny Gilder
Eagle Harbor Book Company, Sunday, May 3 at 00am
Ginny Gilder (Course correction) (added from Random House)
May
3
Course Correction, with Ginny Gilder
Eagle Harbor Book Company, Sunday, May 3 at 3pm
We are happy to present author and Olympic medalist Ginny Gilder, whose book Course correction tells the heartfelt and candid story of a young woman's journey to become an elite athlete in the wake of Title IX. Gilder first saw a rowing shell on the Charles River in Boston at a pivotal time in her life, and her instant connection eventually led her to break barriers, face family tragedy, and eventually accept her own sexual identity, freeing her to live life on her own terms.

Having grown up in an era when girls were only beginning to abandon the sidelines as observers and cheerleaders to become competitors and national champions, Gilder harbored no dreams of athletic stardom. But when Gilder went to Yale in 1975, her operating assumptions changed nearly overnight when, as a freshman in 1975, she found her way to the university's rowing tanks in the gymnasium's cavernous basement.

From her first strokes as a novice, Gilder found herself in a new world, training with Olympic rowers and participating in the famous Title IX naked protest, which helped define the movement for equality in college sports. Short, asthmatic, and stubborn, Gilder made the team against all odds and for the next ten years devoted herself to answering a seemingly simple question: how badly do you want to go fast?

Course correction recounts the physical and psychological barriers Gilder overcame as she transformed into an elite athlete who reached the highest echelon of her sport. Set against the backdrop of unprecedented cultural change, Gilder's story personalizes the impact of Title IX, illustrating the life-changing lessons learned in sports but felt far beyond the athletic arena.

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Ginny Gilder is an Olympic silver medalist in rowing, the founder and CEO of an investment business, and co-owner of the Seattle Storm. The mother of three children and stepmother of two, Gilder lives with her wife, Lynn, and their two poodles in Seattle, Washington.

Location: Street: 157 Winslow Way E. City: Bainbridge Island, Province: Washington Postal Code: 98110 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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