Bay Area Book Events: A Great Good Place for Books

Being a great fan of YA reads and a native bay area gal is an particularly amazing combination. Why? Because I am blessed with a plethora of Indie bay books stores in the San Francisco, bay area that are hosting book events with authors that I truly adore and admire.

Since there are quite a few Indie books stores that have upcoming book events I decided to make a feature when the occasion arises. That will "spotlight" each book store and their YA genre events.

This week I have selected A GREAT GOOD PLACE FOR BOOKS. This charming and quaint book store is located in the Montclair neighborhood of Oakland. I always enjoy visiting this bookstore because it has such a great vibe and Kathleen has the best book recommendations. Thank you!!




A GREAT GOOD PLACE FOR BOOKS: EVENTS



(make sure to mark you calendars and if you cannot attend and want a signed book just call them and ask to have it taken care of for you)




September 9, 7:00 p.m. LAURA GOODE author of SISTER MISCHIEF
September 22, 7:00 p.m. MEG WOLITZER author of THE FINGERTIPS OF DUNCAN DORFMAN
October 4, 7:00 p.m. STEPHANIE PERKINS author of LOLA AND THE BOY NEXTDOOR and MAUREEN JOHNSON author of THE NAME OF THE STAR and 13 LITTLE BLUE ENVELOPES
October 6, 7:00 p.m. LAUREN OLIVER author of LIESLE AND PO and BEFORE I FALL




A Great Good Place for Books
6120 La Salle Avenue
Oakland(510) 339-8210
books@ggpbooks.com
www.greatgoodplace.indiebound.com

2 comments on "Bay Area Book Events: A Great Good Place for Books"

Mahendra wrote: August 15, 2011 at 10:52 PM

its provide good idia..

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Lisa wrote: August 16, 2011 at 9:45 AM

Wow! I'll definitely be at Stephanie and Lauren's events! It'll be worth the drive. I love when Indie stores bring in big authors! It gives the stores such a boost! Thank you so much for sharing these events!


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Upcoming YA Bay Area Book Events

I have compiled all the SF, bay area YA and NA 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.

2015

APRIL

ELIZABETH WEIN
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, April 8 @ 7pm

CARLY ANNE WEST and WHITNEY A. MILLER
NYMBC Event Books Inc. Alameda
Wednesday, April 8 @ 7pm

ELIZABETH WEIN
Copperfield's in Santa Rosa
Friday, April 10 @4pm


THIRD THURSDAY WINE AND BOOKS
Theme: We don't want to grow up. why adults read YA and why you might like it, too.
Thursday, April 16 @6:30-8pm

NEAL SHUSTERMAN
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Monday, April 20 @ 5pm

LEILA SALES
NYMBC Event Books Inc. Palo Alto
Monday, April 20 @ 7pm

GAYLE FORMAN

Montclair Presbyterian Church in Oakland
Tuesday, April 21 @ 7pm

SABAA TAHIR Book Launch: AN EMBER IN THE ASHES
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Tuesday, April 28 @ 7:30pm


The Epic Reads YA Tour featuring Susane Colasanti, Maria Dahvana Headley and Katie Contugno.
A Great Good Place in Montclair Village
Wednesday, April 29 @ 7 pm

MAY

MICHAEL BUCKLEY
Book Passage in Corte Madera
Saturday, May 9 @ 3pm

Fierce Reads 2015 Spring Tour with Katie Finn, Lynne Matson, Marie Rutkoski and Lindsay Smith
Keplers in Menlo Park
Tuesday, May 12 @ 6pm

NYMBC Presents the Summer of Swoon Tour: SANDY HALL, KATIE VAN ARK, TEMPLE WEST and KIMBERLY KARALIUS
Books Inc. in San Francisco
Thursday, May 14 @ 7pm

JUNE

MICHELLE TEA
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, June 3 @ 7pm

VIRGINIA BOECKER
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, June 4 @ 7pm

STEPHANIE KUEHN
Mrs. Dalloway's in Berkeley
Saturday, June 13 @ 7:30pm

AUGUST

SAN FRAN GOLDEN GATE AUTHOR EVENT
Holiday Inn Golden Gateway San Francisco
Saturday, August 8 11:30-4pm

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...and lots more events are coming. I am so excited but cannot share them yet :) Stay Tuned!!

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