Wednesday, February 27, 2013


Sat, March 2:
Marissa Meyer
Come for Teen Book Brunch with Tacoma resident Marissa Meyer, author of the dystopian YA hit Cinder. Meyer's newest book in the Lunar Chronicles series, Scarlet, released in February. Scarlet continues the human-android struggle to survive in a dark and distant future, in a retelling of the Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale.
11am, University Book Store, Mill Creek.
Author Loralee Leavitt conducts experiments from her new book Candy Experiments (Andrews McMeel, $14.99), which teaches children a new way to see the sweetest of treats. Over 57 ways to turn candy into a science project!
2pm at Secret Garden Books, 2pm; also Sunday, March 3 from 3-5pm at Park Place Books, Kirkland.

Sun, March 3:

Celebrate the grand re-opening of Queen Anne Books! Join Suzanne Selfors, Sean Beaudoin and Kevin Emerson as they help celebrate the grand reopening of this wonderful independent bookstore. Come support a neighborhood staple.
4-6pm, Queen Anne Books, 1811 Queen Anne Ave N.

Thu, March 7:
Join a quintet of YA writers as they stop in on their Dark Days Tour. Kiersten White (Mind Games), Dan Wells (Fragments), Claudia Gray (Spellcaster), Lauren Oliver (Requiem), and Debra Driza (Mila 2.0) showcase their newest books and talk the YA talk. Join the shadowy fray!
 6:30pm, University Book Store, U District. 
Jessica Brody
Jessica Brody (52 Reasons To Hate My Father, My Life Undecided, The Karma Club) appears in support of her latest YA novel, Unremembered.
7pm, Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park.
Sat, March 9:
Richelle Mead, author of the popular Vampire Academy novels, celebrates the first book of her newest vampire-based series, The Indigo Spell: A Bloodlines Novel.  
6:30pm, Park Place Books, Lake Forest Park.
Mon, March 11:
Some of the most prolific middle-grade fantasy/adventure authors writing today, Peter Lerangis (Seven Wonders 1: The Colussus Rises), Jennifer A. Nielsen (The Ascendance Trilogy 2: The False Prince), and Lisa McMann (Infinity Ring 3: The Trap Door) converge for a special appearance. Now that's a lot of talent in one place at one time.... 
7pm, Secret Garden Books.
Fri, March 22:
Katherine Pryor, founder of South Park Fresh Starts,  appears on behalf of good food, which is the subject of her picture book, Sylvia's Spinach (Readers to Eaters). One little girl's eating fussiness changes when she's given a packet of spinach seeds.
10am, University Book Store, U District.
Sat, March 23:
Christi Zellerhoff and Amy Davis, authors of Princesses Can Be Pirates, Too! read from their collaborative picture book. 
7:30pm, Park Place Books, Lake Forest Park.
Mon, March 25:
Cassandra Clare
Cassandra Clare, author of the best-selling Mortal Instruments series and Infernal Devices trilogy is coming! Her new book is Clockwork Princess. TICKETS REQUIRED FOR SIGNING BOOKS, AVAILABLE MARCH 19. First-come, first-served. (No ticket if you want to hear her speak. Click here for full details.)
7pm, Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park. 

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