Why I love NYMBC? Because they totally rock


NYMBC stands for NOT YOUR MOTHER'S BOOK CLUB and they are a book club that began a few years ago from BOOKS Inc. This Fall they are hosting some of the best author events in the San Francisco bay area.

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Tuesday September 8, 7pm
An Evening with
Frank Portman - ANDROMEDA KLEIN, KING DORK
Books Inc. Opera Plaza
601 Van Ness, SF

Wednesday October 7, 7pm
An Evening with Kristin Cashore - FIRE, GRACELING

Books Inc. Town & Country
855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto

Friday Oct 30, 7pm
HALLOWEEN BALL
with House of Night authors PC & Kristin Cast

Books Inc. Town & Country
855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto

Friday November 13, 7pm
NYMBC'S THIRD ANNUAL FALL BOOK BASH
with Sara Zarr, Barry Lyga, Andrew Smith,
LK Madigan & Allen Zadoff

Books Inc. Opera Plaza
601 Van Ness Ave, SF

3 comments on "Why I love NYMBC? Because they totally rock"

Genevieve wrote: August 22, 2009 at 12:12 AM

*sigh* I can get a ride anywhere from San Louis Obispo to parts of the OC. But the Bay Area is too far. I wish I could go to those events!


Ravenous Reader wrote: August 22, 2009 at 11:31 AM

Genevieve I am so sorry. Since those authors are visiting california, maybe they will attend events around the same time in your area? It is worth a try to check it out :)


vvb32 reads wrote: August 25, 2009 at 10:28 AM

goody! thanks for this schedule. i'm looking forward to them.


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Upcoming YA Bay Area Book Events

I have compiled all the SF, bay area YA events in this section. If you know of any events that I have failed to post, please let me know. Also, please keep in mind that some events may change and it is best to verify all events prior to attendance.

2014

APRIL

LAINI TAYLOR
Books Inc. At Alameda Free Library
Tuesday, April 15 @ 7pm

MATTHEW JOBIN

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Friday, April 18 @ 7pm

Not Your Mother's Actual Book Club
Books Inc. in Palo Alto
FREAK BOY by Kristin Elizabeth Clark
Monday, April 21 @ 6pm

ANDREA CREMER

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, April 23 @ 7pm

ANDREA CREMER
Rakestraw Books in Danville
Thursday, April 24 @ 7pm

JENNY LUNDQUIST
Face in a book in El Dorado
Friday, April 25 time TBA

MAY

JENNY HAN & MORGAN MATSON
Book Passage in Corte Madera
Monday, May 6 @ 6pm

JILIAN TAMAKI

Copperfields in Petaluma
Wednesday, May 7 @ 3pm

JENNIFER DONNELLY
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, May 8 @ 7pm

KENNETH OPPEL

Copperfield's in Petaluma
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

STORY CRUSH TOUR
KIERA CASS, KEVIN EMERSON and AMANDA MACIEL

Books Inc. in Palo Alto
Wednesday, May 21 @ 7pm

KENNETH OPPEL

Hicklebee's in San Jose
Wednesday, May 21 @ 7pm

NINA LACOUR
Diesel Bookstore in Oakland
Thursday, May 22 @ 7pm

KENNETH OPPEL
Reading Bug in San Carlos
Thursday, May 22 @ 7pm

BRANDY COLBERT and STEPHANIE KUEHN
Mrs. Dalloway's in Berkeley
Saturday, May 31 @ 7:30pm

JUNE

FIERCE READS TOUR 2014
Leigh Bardugo, Ava Dellaria, Emmy Laybourne, Jennifer Malhieu
Book Passage in San Francisco
Wednesday, June 18 TIME TBA

JULY

Not YA but a favorite author of mine
DEBORAH HARKNESS
Books Inc. Palo Alto
Tuesday, July 29 @ 7pm

DEBORAH HARKNESS-THE BOOK OF LIFE
Book Passage in San Francisco
Wednesday, July 30 @ 12:30pm

DEBORAH HARKNESS

Copperfield's Petaluma
Wednesday, July 30 @ 7pm

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