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May 2017

Sarah Prager at Porter Square Books

May 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Porter Square Books, 25 White St.
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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About Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World  World history has been made by countless lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals — and you’ve never heard of many of them. Sarah delves deep into the lives of 23 people who fought, created, and loved on their own terms. From high-profile figures like Abraham Lincoln and Eleanor Roosevelt to the trailblazing gender-ambiguous Queen of Sweden and a bisexual blues singer who didn’t make it into your history books, these astonishing true stories…

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Josh Funk at Brookline Booksmith

May 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St.
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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There’s a stinky stench in the fridge — and our favorite foodie friends, Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast, must solve a smelly mystery! Join Brookline Booksmith in the children’s section for this special drop-in storytime with Josh Funk and his new picture book The Case of the Stinky Stench.

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Kerry McManus at Porter Square Books

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Porter Square Books, 25 White St.
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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About One of Us Is Lying The Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars, One of Us Is Lying is the story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide. Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule. Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess. Nate, the criminal, is already on…

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June 2017

Steve Formaro and Danielle Tannous at the Peabody Barnes & Noble

June 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Peabody Barnes & Noble, Northshore Mall, 210 Andover St.
Peabody, MA 01960 United States
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This magical journey all began when a dog fascinated with his most prized possession, a pair of earmuffs, discovers a secret box in the attic which will unveil a world of unlimited possibilities. Join co-authors Steve Formaro and Danielle Tannous as they read and sign copies of Niko and His Magical Earmuffs. Stay for coloring and activities!

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Susan Tan at Newtonville Books

June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Rd.
Newton, MA 02459 United States
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About Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire Priscilla “Cilla” Lee-Jenkins is on a tight deadline. Her baby sister is about to be born, and Cilla needs to become a bestselling author before her family forgets all about her. So she writes about what she knows best ― herself! Stories from her bestselling memoir, Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire, include: – How she dealt with being bald until she was five – How she overcame her struggles with reading – How family…

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CBB’s Fourth Annual Wicked Boston Children’s Books Trivia Challenge

June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
M. J. O’Connor’s, Back Bay, 27 Columbus Ave.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Megan Whalen Turner at Brookline Booksmith

June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St.
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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In Thick as Thieves, the long-awaited fifth book in the Queen’s Thief series, escaped slaved Kamet and a mysterious enemy soldier brave the wild (and the people hunting them) across a dangerous landscape where gods make surprise appearances and friendship can spring up from nowhere.

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Spencer Quinn at Book Ends Winchester

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Ends Winchester, 559 Main St.
Winchester, MA 01890 United States
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Join Book Ends at 7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 6th for a special event with popular mystery author Spencer Quinn. Mr. Quinn will read from and sign the newest book in his middle-grade mystery series, Bow-Wow, the third in the series featuring Bowser and Birdie. A bull shark in the swamp? No one in the Louisiana town of St. Roch believes it at first, but when a local boy has a face-to-face encounter with the toothy monster, every big fisherman is…

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Sarah Prager at Trident Booksellers and Café

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Trident Booksellers and Café, 338 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Sarah Prager will visit Trident to discuss her new book Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World. This groundbreaking LGBTQ history book for teens combines riveting facts with a fun pop culture vibe to take the reader on an eye-opening journey through the lives of 23 influential queer figures from the Roman Empire through to the present. Sarah Prager is an activist, public speaker, and writer. She is the founder and director of Quist, a free mobile app…

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Sarah Aronson at Wellesley Books

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wellesley Books, 82 Central St.
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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About The Worst Fairy Godmother Ever! (The Wish List #1) It takes more than a sprinkle of magic to be a great fairy godmother! Q: What do you need to become a great fairy godmother? a) kindness b) determination c) gusto d) all of the above Fairy-godmother-in-training Isabelle doesn't know what gusto is, but she's pretty sure she has what it takes to pass fairy godmother training with flying colors. But then Isabelle is assigned a practice princess who is…

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