READERS & WRITERS CALENDAR MAY 26 - JUNE 2

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READERS

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May 26 (Sunday, 12:00 p.m.) — Weekends with Locals will be hosting India L. Kern, author of Surviving the Unwanted Divorce: Discover a Purpose-Driven Life After the Devastation of Divorce.

Warwick's Books, 7812 Girard Ave, La Jolla (858) 454-0347,http://www.warwicks.com

 

May 26 (Sunday, 2:00 p.m.) — Weekends with Locals will be hosting Annette Hubbell, author of Eternity Through the Rearview Mirror: How Simple Faith Changes Everything - Seventeen Extraordinary Lives.

Warwick's Books, 7812 Girard Ave, La Jolla (858) 454-0347,http://www.warwicks.com

 

May 26 (Sunday, 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.) — Join us for a discussion with the author Lillian Faderman who will read from her new book Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death. Harvey Milk was a gay martyr who became an American icon. In this book, Lillian explores how his Jewish background influenced him and explains some of his fascinating complexities, which in turn reveals the reason behind his tremendous impact.

Additional information:https://sandiego.librarymarket.com/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/content/events/images/faderman_0.jpg?itok=HWraxPkR

Mary Hollis Clark Conference Center, Central Library, Joan Irwin Jacobs Common. Sponsored by The Friends of Central Library.

 

May 29 (Wednesday, 6:00 p.m.) — Warwick's and the La Jolla Riford Library present LA JOLLA READS! Our current selection is Educated by Tara Westover at the La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave., La Jolla, CA 92037

Additional information: https://www.warwicks.com/event/educated

Warwick's Books, 7812 Girard Ave, La Jolla (858) 454-0347,http://www.warwicks.com

 

May 31 (Friday, 7:00 p.m.) — YOUNG ADULTS SUMMER READS. Join us for an evening of soul-searching Young Adults Summer Reads with authorsDana Davis, Julie Buxbaum, Julia Walton, and Ava Dellaira.

Additional information: https://www.mystgalaxy.com/Davis-05-2019

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Suite 100, San Diego, CA: (858) 268-4747. http://www.mystgalaxy.com/ 

 

June 1 (Saturday, 3:00 p.m.) — J. Dianne Dotson signs Ephemeris. J. Dianne Dotson is a science fiction novelist, and also a science writer with research experience, a life science degree, and published articles. Ephemerisis book two in The Questrison Saga, following her debut novel Heliopause. A malevolent entity is drawing others to its cause of destabilizing interstellar order and eradicating all life in the galaxy.

Additional information: https://www.mystgalaxy.com/Dotson-06-2019

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Suite 100, San Diego, CA: (858) 268-4747. http://www.mystgalaxy.com/ 

 

June 2 (Sunday, 12:00 p.m.) — THE WRITERS COFFEEHOUSE with Jonathan Maberry. The Coffeehouse is a bunch of writers sitting around talking about writing...with coffee. No agenda, just chatting about the latest trends in the industry, the craft of writing, markets, pitching and selling, conquering frustration, defeating writers block, and all of the good things that come from the community of writers.

Additional information: https://www.mystgalaxy.com/WCH-06-2019

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Suite 100, San Diego, CA: (858) 268-4747. http://www.mystgalaxy.com/ 

 

June 2 (Sunday, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.) — Calling all humans, elves, orcs, halflings, dwarves, and gnomes! Mysterious Galaxy is proud to now host a Dungeons and Dragons club! Whether you're an experienced player or this is your very first campaign, any and all levels are encouraged to come join.

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Suite 100, San Diego, CA: (858) 268-4747. http://www.mystgalaxy.com/ 

 

June 3 (Monday, 7:00 p.m.) — Join us for an evening of brilliance, hilarity, romance, and thrills with Young Adult authors Sarah Kuhn, Cindy Pon, andMaurene Goo.

Additional information: https://www.mystgalaxy.com/Kuhn-Pon-Goo-06-2019

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Suite 100, San Diego, CA: (858) 268-4747. http://www.mystgalaxy.com/ 

 

June 5 (Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.) — Warwick’s & University of San Diego's College of Arts and Sciences present Admiral William H. McRaven will discuss thi book Sea Stories: My Life In Special Operations. Admiral William H. McRaven (U.S. Navy Retired) is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling book, Make Your Bed. In his 37 years as a Navy SEAL, he commanded at every level. As a Four-Star Admiral, his final assignment was as Commander of all U.S. Special Operations Forces. He lives in Austin, Texas.

This is a ticketed event at the Shiley Theatre, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110

Additional information: https://www.warwicks.com/event/william-h-mcraven-2019

Warwick's Books, 7812 Girard Ave, La Jolla (858) 454-0347,http://www.warwicks.com

 

June 5 (Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.) — R. Scott Boyer signs Bobby Ether and the Jade Academy. R. Scott Boyer became fascinated with the idea of blending fantasy with new-age fiction; exploring various metaphysical and spiritual themes such as karma, serendipity, communion with nature, and the interconnectedness with all living things. In his search, he created the Bobby Ether young adult fantasy series, a fun, fast-paced story that combines spiritual themes with ancient myths and legends.

Additional information: https://www.mystgalaxy.com/Boyer-06-2019

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Suite 100, San Diego, CA: (858) 268-4747. http://www.mystgalaxy.com/ 

 

June 6 (Thursday, 7:00 p.m.) — Warwick’s & The University of San Diego’s College of Arts and Sciences present Scott Pelley who will discuss his bookTruth Worth Telling. This is a ticketed event at the Shiley Theatre, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110

Additional information: https://www.warwicks.com/event/scott-pelley-2019

Warwick's Books, 7812 Girard Ave, La Jolla (858) 454-0347,http://www.warwicks.com

 

June 6 (Thursday, 7:00 p.m.) — Leah Thomas signs Wild and Crooked, Critically-acclaimed author Leah Thomas is a local San Diegan as well as an educator and avid cosplayer. Her debut novel Because You’ll Never Meet Mewas a William C. Morris Young Adult Debut Award finalist, and she is also the author of When Light Left Us, and Nowhere Near You. Wild and Crooked, Leah’s latest work, is a brilliant young adult story told in three voices and six “acts.

Additional information: https://www.mystgalaxy.com/Thomas-06-2019

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Suite 100, San Diego, CA: (858) 268-4747. http://www.mystgalaxy.com/

 

June 6 (Thursday, 7:30 p.m.) — Melanie Benjamin will discusses and signs her new book, Mistress of the Ritz. Melanie Benjamin is a New York Times bestselling author whose books include The Girls in the Picture, The Swans of Fifth Avenue, The Aviator’s Wife, The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb,and Alice I Have Been.

Additional information: https://www.warwicks.com/event/melanie-benjamin-2019

Warwick's Books, 7812 Girard Ave, La Jolla (858) 454-0347, http://www.warwicks.com

 

June 7 (Friday, 7:00 p.m.) — Kris Waldherr signs The Lost History of Dreams. Kris Waldherr writes for both young and adult audiences, and previous books include Bad Princess, Doomed Queens, and The Book of Goddesses.

Additional information: https://www.mystgalaxy.com/Waldherr-06-2019

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Suite 100, San Diego, CA: (858) 268-4747. http://www.mystgalaxy.com/

 

June 8 (Saturday 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.) — Join Ron Parker, author of Chasing Centuries, as he examines the relationship between pre-Columbian Native Americans and agaves (century plants) in Arizona. These folks developed, gardened, and farmed their own unique agaves, and many of these plants are still found exactly where they were originally planted hundreds of years ago. It is a fascinating and uniquely Arizona story!

Additional information: https://sunbeltpublications.com/event/chasing-centuries-at-the-phoenix-public-library-agave-branch/

 

June 9 (Sunday, 4:00 p.m.) — Warwick’s & The University of San Diego’s College of Arts and Sciences present Elizabeth Gilbert who will discuss City of Girls at the Shiley Theatre, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110. This is a ticketed event.

Elizabeth Gilbert is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Magicand Eat, Pray, Love, as well as several other internationally bestselling books. She has been a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the PEN/Hemingway Award.

Additional information: https://www.warwicks.com/event/elizabeth-gilbert-2019

Warwick's Books, 7812 Girard Ave, La Jolla (858) 454-0347, http://www.warwicks.com

 

June 9 (Sunday, 4:00 p.m.) — James Ellroy signs This Storm. Legendary award-winning and international bestselling author James Ellroy has had several of his L.A. Quartet novels turned into major motion pictures, most notably The Black Dahlia and the Oscar-winning L.A. Confidential. His latest novel, This Storm, is the second installment to his Second Los Angeles Quartet.

Additional information: https://www.mystgalaxy.com/Ellroy-06-2019

Mysterious Galaxy, 5943 Balboa Ave, Suite 100, San Diego, CA: (858) 268-4747. http://www.mystgalaxy.com/

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LINKS

 

SAN DIEGO PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENTS

In addition to books, your local library has many events for children to include crafts, games and storytimes.

http://sandiego.librarymarket.com/events/month

 

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERS:

https://www.nytimes.com/books/best-sellers/

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