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Literature Lovers' Night Out™ 7pm at Community Thread

Literature Lovers' Night Out™ is an event hosted by Twin Cities' literary connoisseur Pamela Klinger-Horn, featuring local and national authors, light refreshments and drawings for prizes. Tickets for sale online by clicking the red BOOK EVENT button. 651-430-3385 for questions or more information. Seating is limited to 100 guests. Doors open 30 minutes before the event starts so come early to mingle and meet the authors!

Featured authors for February: 

The Shadows We Hide Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316509787
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mulholland Books - November 13th, 2018

Daughters of the Lake Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781503901339
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Lake Union Publishing - November 2018

The Weight of a Piano: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525654674
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - January 22nd, 2019

The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781984802439
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley - February 19th, 2019

Small Walt and Mo the Tow - Elizabeth Verdick

Walt the snowplow learns that, while his work is very important, there are some things he cannot do without the help of his new tow truck friend, Mo.

Local author Elizabeth Verdick will be joining us on Indies First/Small Business Saturday with her new picture book, Small Walt and Mo the Tow. Get your signed copies for the holidays!

 

Small Walt and Mo the Tow Cover Image
By Elizabeth Verdick, Marc Rosenthal (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481466608
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 30th, 2018

Small Walt Cover Image
By Elizabeth Verdick, Marc Rosenthal (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481448451
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 31st, 2017

Understanding Dyslexia - John Alexander Talk

Join us in learning more about dyslexia and literacy with an expert in the field, John Alexander. This event is open to the public! RSVP to: info@dyslexiaadvocates.org.

Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780679781592
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - January 4th, 2005

Fish in a Tree Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142426425
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - March 28th, 2017

Lake Elmo Library Hosts Traci Lambrecht of PJ Tracy

Traci Lambrecht, who along with her late mom, co-authored the Monkeewrench series by P.J. Tracy, will speak at the Lake Elmo branch the Washington County Library about the latest book in the series: The Guilty Dead. It's FREE, sponsored by the Friends of Lake Elmo Library.

The Guilty Dead: A Monkeewrench Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781683318583
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Crooked Lane Books - September 11th, 2018

Club Book with Peggy Orenstein

Award-winning journalist and feminist icon Peggy Orenstein is a leading voice in the national conversations around gender norms and expectations. Her influential exposés include Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture (2011) and Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape (2016). Orenstein has also penned a bestselling and candid memoir about her personal struggles with infertility and motherhood.

Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780061711534
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Paperbacks - January 31st, 2012

Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062209740
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Paperbacks - March 7th, 2017

Don't Call Me Princess: Essays on Girls, Women, Sex, and Life Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062688903
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Paperbacks - February 27th, 2018

My Wild Life: Carrol Henderson

Join Carrol to learn of his adventures during 45 years as Nongame Wildlife Specialist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.  He has helped develop programs for the protection of Minnesota’s nongame and endangered wildlife species, including peregrine falcons, bald eagles, eastern bluebirds, river otters and trumpeter swans, and is now focusing on loons, using Deepwater Horizon restoration funds provided by BP.

Oology and Ralph's Talking Eggs: Bird Conservation Comes Out of Its Shell (Mildred Wyatt-Wold Series in Ornithology) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780292714519
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: University of Texas Press - November 2007

Feeding Wild Birds in America: Culture, Commerce, and Conservation Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781623492113
Availability: Special Order
Published: Texas A&M University Press - March 30th, 2015

Nightfall (Pen Wilkinson #4) - Brian Lutterman

Paraplegic attorney Pen Wilkinson, fighting through horrific flashbacks from a previous case, returns to Minnesota to investigate the murder of a candidate for governor. Is the murder a crime of passion, a political assassination, or part of a larger scheme? Fighting opposition from both police and the minority community, Pen presses ahead, unraveling the explosive secret of the thirty-year-old police shooting of a civil rights leader. As tensions mount, Pen's search unearths a horrifying plot to engulf the state in racial violence for political gain.

Nightfall (A Pen Wilkinson Novel #4) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780999538517
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Conquill Press - October 2018

Club Book with Karin Slaughter

Join us in Woodbury as the new season of Club Book begins with mystery and thriller phenom, Karin Slaughter! 

Pieces of Her: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062430274
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow - August 21st, 2018

The Good Daughter: A Novel Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062430250
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow - April 17th, 2018

The Kept Woman: A Novel (Will Trent #8) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062696304
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 13th, 2018

Pretty Girls: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062499554
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 7th, 2017

Literature Lovers' Afternoon Out™ 2pm at Community Thread

Literature Lovers' Afternoon Out™ is an event hosted by Twin Cities' literary connoisseur Pamela Klinger-Horn, featuring national and local authors, light refreshments and drawings for prizes. Attendees must reserve a spot by stopping in the store or calling 651-430-3385 to purchase their $11 ticket. Seating is limited to 100 guests. Doors open 30 minutes before the event starts so come early to mingle and meet the authors!

**Note venue change**

Featured authors for November:

Vox Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780440000785
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley - August 21st, 2018

Scribe: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555978181
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - October 2nd, 2018

Virgil Wander Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802128782
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - October 2nd, 2018

Sold on a Monday Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781492663997
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - August 28th, 2018

Literature Lovers' Night Out™ 7pm at Community Thread

Literature Lovers' Night Out™ is an event hosted by Twin Cities' literary connoisseur Pamela Klinger-Horn, featuring national and local authors, light refreshments and drawings for prizes. Attendees must reserve a spot by stopping in the store or calling 651-430-3385 to purchase their $11 ticket. Seating is limited to 100 guests. Doors open 30 minutes before the event starts so come early to mingle and meet the authors!

**Note venue change**

Featured authors for October:

The Late Bloomers' Club: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781101981238
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Pamela Dorman Books - July 17th, 2018

The Shakespeare Requirement: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780385542340
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doubleday - August 14th, 2018

Laurentian Divide: A Novel Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781517905620
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - September 18th, 2018

A Marriage Book: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571314925
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Milkweed Editions - December 26th, 2017

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